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Airmic releases details of Geopolitics Academy Day in April

James Arroyo, director of Ditchley Park, to speak

Transnational terrorism, geopolitics in a digital context, and how to protect your key assets are just some of the topics on the agenda at Airmic's Geopolitics Academy Day on 15 April. The day will explore the most pressing trends in geopolitical risk and discuss how the risk community should be responding.

Keynote speakers will include:

  • James Arroyo, director, Ditchley Park: "Transnational terrorism challenges shaping the future
  • Charles Hecker, senior partner, Control Risks: "Global geopolitical risks outlook for businesses in the year ahead"
  • Eugenie Molyneux, chief risk officer, Commercial Insurance, Zurich Insurance Group: "The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report through the lens of geopolitical risk"
  • Daniel Pollick, chief information officer, DWF "Preparing for a cyber incident"

This will be an interactive learning day, with panels covering the following subects:

  • International terrorism insurance turning change into opportunity
  • Digital dilemmas: when geopolitics and technology collide
  • Protecting key assets amid rising geopolitical tensions
  • Exploration of political risks insurance covers and solutions

"Geopolitics is top of mind for most of our members. The world is constantly changing and is in a period of divergence, following the era of globalisation," Julia Graham, Airmic's technical director and deputy CEO, said. "This is playing a major role in the security, stability and well-being of our member organisations, and we will be discussing how risk managers can prepare and respond in this challenging environment."

This event is part of the Airmic Academy and attendance is without charge to Airmic members.

Hosted by Lloyd's, space is limited, so book your place here.