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2024 Spotlights Open Webinar Series

Spotlights is a global educational series with two tracks: client invitation-only and open-to-all.

The open-to-all sessions feature quarterly webinars on hot topics in the marketplace today, usually more U.S. focused. Presented by our Gen Re Life & Health experts as well as valued business partners, they will include a range of prepared materials and interactive discussions. Sign up for these exciting and informative sessions today!

Are you a Gen Re client and interested in the invitation-only Spotlights? Please get in touch with your Gen Re market representative to register.

UPCOMING SESSION: August 28, 2024  |  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT

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Regulatory Updates – Use of AI and Potential Unfair Discrimination
Speakers: Dr. Thomas Ashley, Chief Medical Director - U.S., Gen Re; Christopher Bello, General Counsel & Secretary, Gen Re; Patrick Sugent, VP of Data Science Insurance Data Solutions - LexisNexis Risk Solutions; Frank Chechel, Sr. Account Executive & Underwriting Innovation Lead, Gen Re (Moderator)

New data sources and AI tools continue to reshape the underwriting landscape. In response, state insurance departments are proposing new regulations to ensure these tools are not inadvertently creating adverse impacts by race and ethnicity. Join our discussion to learn more about these emerging regulatory rules and the industry’s work in addressing regulators’ concerns. Watch the Recording.

Embracing the Future of Work: Innovating Insurance Products with an Abilities-Based Design
Speakers: Fionna Kossmann, Sr. Global Claims Manager - Life & Health, Gen Re and Dr. Jonah Fox, Chief Medical Officer Global Claims, Gen Re

This presentation explores the changing world of work and how it is challenging us to rethink our insurance products and processes. We introduce the concept of an innovative abilities-based product idea and take you on a journey of how this might be implemented throughout the insurance value chain. We also cover some of the potential impacts of automation on mortality trends. It's an exciting and informative hour that will challenge your thinking and inspire you to embrace the future of work! Watch the Recording.

A Multivariate Approach to Pricing
Speakers: Dewesh Kumar, Head of Analytics, Gen Re and Nathan Mecray, Actuary, Gen Re

This session will explore some statistical techniques that enable a multivariate approach for insurance pricing. Attendees will gain insights into how these methods can help reshape traditional pricing methods and facilitate a shift from single variable experience analysis to more rigorous data-driven models capturing multidimensional relationships. Watch the Recording.

The Future Impacts on Mortality
Speaker: Beata Puls, Senior Actuary, Gen Re

Beata provided an overview of key items impacting future mortality including continued improvements and long-term impacts of COVID-19. Watch the Recording.

Ageing and Mortality – Dying to Age Brilliantly
Speaker: Dr. John O'Brien, Segment Chief Medical Officer

This webinar discusses different approaches to potentially slowing the ageing process, such as the pharmacological drug rapamycin, telomere length in DNA, or metabolism regulation by sirtuin enzymes – to name a few. Could we have more control over our ageing than we think? There are many promising targets for modulation of the ageing process.Watch the Recording.

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