Agenda

Tuesday 8th September 2020

13.55-14.00

Delegates Join Online Meeting Using Credentials Provided at Registration

14.00-14.30

Opening Keynote Address: TBC

Description to follow

Presenter: Jenna Hales, Marine & Energy Claims Manager, Hiscox

14.30-15.15

 

Panel Discussion: How might Covid-19 Affect our Approach to Handling Claims?

Description to follow

Speakers: 

David Cox, CEO, Matthews Daniel

Jeremy Maynard, Vice President- Global Marine, Marsh

15.15-15.45

Networking Session

During this time, a managed peer-to-peer networking session will take place.

15.45-16.30

 

Panel Discussion: Over-valuation: pros, cons and potential pitfalls from the perspective of the hull underwriter, the broker and the lawyer.

Description to follow

Speakers: 

Peter Mellett, CEO, Bankserve Insurance Services

Joe O’Keefe, Partner, Stephenson Harwood

16.30-17.00

 

Keynote Address: Possible Effects of Major Players Declaring Bankruptcy

Description to follow

Presenter: Greg Knowler, Senior Journalist Maritime & Trade, IHS Markit

17.00-18.00

‘Drinks’ and Networking – End of Day One

 

Wednesday 9th September 2020

13.55-14.00

Delegates Join Online Meeting Using Credentials Provided at Registration

14.00-14.45

Panel Discussion: Dispute Avoidance

What could and should customers, brokers and carriers do when the original risk is written to make sure that coverage is as clear as possible and future disputes avoided when the claims inevitably arise?

Speakers:

Moderator- Jonathan Evans, Partner, Kennedys

Michiel Starsmans, Legal Director, Splietoff Group

Chris Beesley, Executive Chairman, C Solutions Consultants (S) Pte Ltd Legal and Claims Consultants

14.45-15.30

 

Discussion: Salvage During Restrictions (12-24 month review)

Description to follow

Speakers:

Wilco Alberda, Commercial & Claims Manager, Smit Salvage

Capt. Saumitr Sen, Associate Director, Hull Claims Management Service, WK Webster

Alistair Johnston, Partner, Campbell, Johnston, Clark

15.30-16.00

Networking Session

During this time, a managed peer-to-peer networking session will take place.

16.00-16.30

 

Discussion: How Might Geopolitics Affect Claims?

Description to follow

Speakers:

Paul Cunningham, Marine & Energy Claims Manager, Talbot

Patrick Foss, Partner, Kennedys Law

16.30-17.00

Discussion: Training in a Virtual Environment

Description to follow

Speakers:

Stephen Harris, Senior Vice President, Marsh

Annie Stow, Professional Development Director, Standard Club 

17.00-18.00

‘Drinks’ and Networking – End of Day Two

 

Thursday 10th September 2020 

13.55-14.00

Delegates Join Online Meeting Using Credentials Provided at Registration

14.00-14.25

Presentation: Aggregation: What are the Scenarios with High-Value Vessels Laying Up in One Location?

Description to follow

Presenter: Ray Luukas, Chief Technical Officer, Marine Engineer, Brookes Bell

14.25-14.50

 

Zoom Chat: Is the Market Adequately Equipped to Deal with Claims and Writing New Business When Restrictions are in Place?

Description to follow

Participants:

14.50-15.20

Presentations: Offloading Oil: Do Damages to Ships During STS Transfer Operations Constitute ‘Collision’ Claims?

Description to follow

Presenter: Sora Jeon, Partner, Tatham Macinnes

15.20-15.40

Networking Session

During this time, a managed peer-to-peer networking session will take place.

15.40-16.10

Presentations: Liabilities Arising from Covid-19

Description to follow

Presenters: 

Simon Jackson, Partner, Clyde & Co

Ivan Rodriguez, Partner, Phelps Dunbar LLC

16.10-16.55

Panel Discussion: The Future of Claims

Are there enough skilled and experienced claims people in the marine market to keep up with the fast-evolving nature of claims? Could AI be detrimental to the claims industry? 

Speakers: Probably Evdemon Partners

Amy Dallaway, Senior Marine Claims Adjuster, MS Amlin

Deji Sasegbon, Associate Director, Marine Liabilities & Cargo, Charles Taylor Adjusting

Kingsly Kwalar Kongnyuh, CEO, Optimiz

Francesco Zolezzi, Claims Manager, Cambiaso Risso Group

16.55-17.00

Closing Remarks

Speaker: Daniel Creasey, Managing Director, Cannon Publishing

17.00-18.00

‘Drinks’ and Networking – End of Event

 


Cannon Events Ltd reserves the right to amend the program and is not responsible for cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances. Cannon Events Ltd accepts no responsibility for statements made orally or in written or digital material distributed by any of its speakers at its conferences or virtual events. In addition, Cannon Events Ltd is not responsible for any copying, republication or redistribution of such statements.

 

Our mission is to bring the key stakeholders in the marine claims community together on a platform where they can freely debate the way their industry is evolving, network over three days and educate each other as peers. At this early stage, we have a number of speaking slots and sponsorships opportunities available. If you are interested, please do not hesitate to contact [email protected] or call +44 (0)7702 835 831.

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