Conference sessions are in the Menteith Suite.

Exhibition displays and catering are in the Inchyra Suite.

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08.45 Registration and refreshments
09.30 Welcome and presentation of the WP Campbell Award

Steve White, Chief Executive, BIBA

09.40 Kate Forbes, MSP, Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy


BIBA update

Steve White, Chief Executive, BIBA
Graeme Trudgill, Executive Director, BIBA

A review of what BIBA has been doing for members in 2018 and an update on what topics may be appearing in the 2019 manifesto.

10.50 Refreshments and networking in the exhibition
11.40 An Innovation Round-Up

Martin McLachlan, Managing Director, Polaris UK
Renaud Million, CEO, Spixii
Iain Gray, Group Finance Director, Broker Direct

Chaired by Andy Thornley, Head of Corporate Affairs, BIBA

This panel discussion is a review into the application of innovation and how brokers can harness the advantages that technology can offer the sector.

12.35 New Age Terrorism requires new insurance coverages

Steve Coates, Chief Underwriting Officer, Pool Re

This session will outline the dynamic and varying nature of recent terrorist attacks and how Pool Re is responding. Learn how Pool Re have extended cover and how businesses can address the evolving threat landscape.

13.10 Lunch and networking in exhibition
14.20 Regulatory Update

David Sparkes, Head of Compliance, BIBA
Michael Sicsic, Head of Retail General Insurance & Protection, FCA

Hosted by BIBA’s Head of Compliance, David Sparkes, this session provides an opportunity to hear from and question one of the senior leaders in the FCA’s General Insurance Supervision team on some of the latest topics that are high on the FCA’s agenda.

15.15 Closing remarks

Lindsay Cunningham, Area Manager, Scotland & Northern Ireland Region, BIBA



Delegates depart

Tea, coffee and cakes will be available to takeaway from the Inchyra Suite foyer