InsTech London 2020 live events

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We are now doing weekly video Live Talk events (like webinars but more engaging), mostly through our BrightTALK channel.

Future events and past recordings below. 

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You can find photos, podcasts and agendas from all our previous events on our Past Events page

InsTech London Live Talks

Future events

Broking On The Move - Your Future Has Been Accelerated. Now What? - 26 May
In this Live Chat, Matthew Grant of InsTech London, Nick Haldane of Novidea, Keith Bucknall of SRG, and Chris Carney of Verticalised Consulting will discuss how a data-first platform can help you become a broker of the future today and serve your clients seamlessly. Register here.

Past events

Lloyd's Lab: Responses to the Pandemic - 19 May 
In this Live Chat, Matthew Grant, InsTech London Partner, talked to Trevor Maynard, Head of Innovation at Lloyd's about plans for the Lloyd's Lab.  As part of a package of initiatives to respond to COVID-19, Lloyd’s has reimagined the scope and timing of Cohort 5 of the Lloyd’s Lab, to help fast-track the development of innovative new products and solutions. Mathew and Trevor reviewed the selection process for Cohort 5 and were joined by Mark Roulston, Senior Data Scientist at Hivemind, and Robert Reville, CEO and Co-founder at Praedicat - two companies with existing pandemic propositions. View the recording of the live chat here. 

Technology for Commercial Property - The Future Has Arrived - 14 May 
This event, sponsored by Shepherd, examined the lasting impact of this pandemic on how commercial property is managed and insured. Robin Merttens, InsTech London Partner, was joined Stephen Chadwick, CEO at Shepherd; Dan Prince, Executive Director at Hyperion X and Adrian Webb, Head of Marketing and Communications at 360Globalnet. View the recording of the live chat here. 

Pandemics and the Coverage Gap: Creating Future Solutions - 5 May
This supported by SAS event brought together three leading thinkers to explore some practical and creative solutions for protecting against future mega-catastrophes including, but not excluding pandemics. View the recording of the live chat here. 

The Role of Parametric Insurance in a Post Covid World - 30 April
Find out what role parametric insurance can play in providing certainty and rebuilding trust once we emerge from this crisis. Robin Merttens was joined by truly global experts in parametric insurance Alastair Speare-Cole, President of Insurance at QOMPLX (who kindly sponsored the event); Hector Ibarra, CEO at Global Parametrics and Adam Rimmer, Co-founder at FloodFlash. View the recording of the live chat here. 

Wine Fun as a Service (WFaaS) - 28 April
We hosted a virtual wine tasting event collecting in the recommendations of our vibrant insurtech community. WFaaS (Wine Fun as a Service) proved to be great fun indeed and we expect it to become a regular in InsTech events' schedule. The wine recommendations list will become available soon. 

Introducing the Post Pandemic Playbook - 23 April
Insurance will undergo a radical shift when we return to normal life, but what should we expect? Matthew Grant and Robin Merttens were joined by Matthew Jones from (Anthemis) to launch our “Post Pandemic Playbook" series. View the recording here

Disrupted, not disconnected. Insurance Innovation in Motor & Mobility - 16 April
Motor insurance has been the birthplace of many initiatives that have crossed over into other types of insurance. Matthew Grant discusses the success and challenges of these unusual times with co-hosts RDT and guests from Brightside and Wejo. View the recording here

An InsurTech Survival Guide - 9 April
Rhys Oakley (Sheridans) and Dave Taylor (Deloitte) provide advice and guidance on the available Government support, plus other practical steps to help businesses successfully navigate the Coronavirus shutdown. View the recording here

Partners' Chat - 2 April 
Matthew Grant and Robin Merttens launched our new InsTech London BrightTALK channel with a review of the insurance, innovation and insurtech news that has caught their eye recently. View the recording here

POSTPONED: Using Big Data and Insurance to Unlock the UK Residential Market
WhenFresh co-Founder Mark Cunningham and CLS Group Director, Tom Plews join Matthew Grant, InsTech London Partner, to discuss their new collaborative survey-less, insurance-backed property valuations solution, which has the potential to unlock the UK property market. 

Evening events at The Steelyard, London

We hope to resume these events in the near future.