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Longevity 17 Draft Programme

The L17 plenary sessions draft agenda is as follows:

Plenary 1 (Monday 12 September, a.m.): Climate change and longevity risk

  • Nick Spencer (Gordian Advice) - Expected physical impacts of climate change and impacts on the economy
  • Nicola Oliver (Medical Intelligence) – New zoonotic and vector-borne diseases and climate change; specific health effects related to exposure to air pollution and the effects of the climate crisis, both historically, and the continuing legacy
  • Melissa Leitner (Swiss Re) - Forward-looking view on how mortality trends might evolve under climate change, considering both the physical and transition risk elements of climate change and mitigation

Plenary 2 (Monday 12 September, p.m.):  Pension risk transfers plus new capital introduced from capital markets investors via sidecars

  • Rohit Mathur (Prudential Financial) – Global pension risk transfer market update
  • TBD – Solvency II regulatory changes and impact
  • Amy Kessler (Prudential Financial) – Introducing third-party capital
  • Panel (chaired by Amy Kessler)

Plenary 3 (Tuesday 13 September, a.m.):  Challenges and opportunities with longevity risk

  • David Lipovics (RGA) ‒ Exporting longevity risk transfer: Challenges and opportunities in new markets
  • Al Klein (Principal and Consulting Actuary, Milliman) ‒ Long Covid
  • Panel with large pension funds on ESG and longevity risk (USS-Guy Coughlan) (chaired by Johnny Li)

Plenary 4 (Tuesday 13 September, p.m.):  The development of an exchange market for longevity risk: The time is now

  • Douglas Anderson (Clubvita) – Why capacity constraints in the insurance industry are leading to the introduction of an exchange market.
  • Avery Michaelson (Longitude Exchange) – The new Longevity Risk Marketplace
  • Steven Baxter (Clubvita) – What does hedge effectiveness mean and the importance of scenario analysis
  • Panel involving hedger, investor and regulator