Join us on Thursday, 29 August 2019 at NSW Parliament House Sydney for ARPC’s fourth Terrorism Risk Insurance Seminar.  The Seminar will run from 1.30 – 5.00pm, followed by networking drinks and canapes until 7.00pm.

The theme is “The Terrorism Landscape” and you will hear presentations on local and global threats, including biological and chemical weapons and cyber terrorism.

Please access our Seminar Program here which will be updated with speaker biographies shortly.


  • ASIO’s Business and Government Liaison Unit (BGLU) will present on the Australian terrorism situation.
  • Professor Greg Barton, counter terrorism academic at Deakin Unversity, will examine lessons from the recent Christchurch and Sri Lankan terrorist attacks, particularly around lone actors, right wing extremism, soft targets and incident response.
  • John Macpherson, Senior Partner leading Control Risks Asia Pacific, will explore the cyber terrorism threat and its implications. Based in Singapore, he leads Control Risks practices for crisis response and recovery, cyber security, business protection and resilience solutions.
  • Alex Hill is a Defence Scientist and Lead at the CBRN Effects Modelling division of Defence Science and Technology Group. Mr Hill will model the effects of a chemical or biological attack on a major Australian city. DSTG is part of the Australian Government’s Department of Defence.
  • ARPC Chief Executive Dr Christopher Wallace will provide an update on ARPC, while Michael Pennell PSM, ARPC Chief Underwriting Officer, will present on how the size and duration of police exclusion zones following a terrorism event can impact insured losses.

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For more information, please email ARPC at [email protected] or phone (02) 8223 6777.