Thursday, June 23rd

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 11:30 Official opening

  • Rufat ASLANLI, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Financial Markets Supervision Authority, Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Ziyad SAMADZADEH, Chairman of the Economic Policy, Industry and Entrepreneurship Committee, Parliament of Azerbaijan

Conference - Part 1

New realities on the Azerbaijan insurance market. Regulator's approach and forecasts

  • Solutions offered by supervisory authorities
  • Macroeconomic trends and their impact on the regional insurance sector
  • New lines of insurance business opportunities for Azerbaijan

In the chair:

  • Sergej SIMONITI, President of the Council of Experts, Insurance Supervision Agency, Slovenia


  • Asim ZULFUGAROV, Director, Financial Markets Supervision Authority, Strategic Services Department, Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Mehmet EROGLU, General Secretary, Insurance Association of Turkey
  • Mariusz WICHTOWSKI, Chairman of the Executive Board, Polish Motor Insurers Bureau
  • Anastasia LITVINOVA, Director, FITCH Ratings, Russia
  • Jean-Francois DIET, CEO, Europ Assistance, France

Discussion panel

  • Best practices in supervisory models
  • Lessons of the crisis - adjusting the insurance business proposals to the current challenges

11:30 - 12.00 Coffee Break
offered by

12:00 - 13:30 Conference Part 2

Reinsurance at a glance

  • Global reinsurance market' trends and solutions for the region in the current realities
  • Are the insurance companies in the region adequately covered?
  • How can the reinsurance market support the insurance market's development and diversification

In the chair:

  • Fuad KULIYEV, Chairman of the Management Board, AZ Re Reinsurance, Republic of Azerbaijan


  • Alla MYGASHKO, Senior Reinsurance Broker; Head of CIS operations, AON Central and Eastern Europe, Czech Republic
  • Sinisa LOVRINCEVIC, Branch General Manager, TRUST Re, Cyprus
  • Ekaterina TOLSTOVA, Senior Analyst for the CIS markets, Standard Poor's, Russia
  • Gepa JANSEN-KLAUS, Senior Client Manager Russia&CIS, Swiss Re, Germany
  • Dmitry GARMASH, Head of Representative Office, Barents Re, Russia

Discussion panel

  • Reinsurance for the Caucasus - ratings, availability, financial sustainability
  • Reinsurers' strategy in the region
  • Benefits & drawbacks of the soft international market

13:30 - 14.30 Business Lunch
offered by

14.30 - 16.30 Conference Part 3

Agricultural insurance - efficient ways of risk mitigation

  • International practice and models for agricultural insurance
  • Risk evaluation and ways of increasing the penetration degree in agricultural insurance

In the chair:

  • Korney BIJDOV, President, National Assosiation of Agricultural Insurers, Russia


  • Yusuf SATOGLU, General Manager, Agricultural Insurance Pool Management Company (TARSIM), Turkey
  • Varela SANZ DOMNGO, Deputy Manager of Agri- Insurance, Insurance Compensation Consortium, Spain
  • Gepa JANSEN-KLAUS, Senior Client Manager Russia & CIS, SWISS Re, Germany
  • Leah SOROKA, Program Manager Eastern Europe&Central Asia, Agri - Financial Services, IFC - International Financial Corporation
  • Oleksandr PRYSHCHEPA, Chief Agronomist-Underwriter, Ukrainian Agrarian Surveyor and Loss Adjustment Company

Discussion panel

  • Risk evaluation for agricultural insurance - new approaches
  • Government regulation on agricultural insurance

09:00 - 18:00 Bilateral Meetings

20:00 - 22:00 Official Reception
offered by

Friday, June 24th

09:00 - 10:00 Registration

10:00 - 14:00 Motor Insurance
supported by

  • Tariffs and claims evaluation
  • Digitalization for motor insurance market
  • News sales channels

In the chair:

  • Mariusz WICHTOWSKI, Chairman of the Executive Board, Polish Motor Insurers Bureau


  • Sergej SIMONITI, President of the Council of Experts, Insurance Supervision Agency, Slovenia
  • Mehmet Akif EROGLU, General Secretary, Insurance Association of Turkey
  • Aleksey MERTSALOV, Deputy Head of Department, The Russian Association of Motor Insurers
  • Elkhan GULIYEV, Executive Director, Compulsory Insurance Bureau, Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Sergey RAZUVAN, Executive Director, Green Card Bureau, Russia
  • Radu MATEESCU, Claims Corporation Network, The Netherlands
  • Dilyara KARAKULOVA, President of the Board, Guaranty Fund, Kazakhstan
  • Raz PELEG, Regional sales Director, Mobileye Vision Technologies, Israel

10:00 - 13:30 New insurance products - how to better serve the local specific?
supported by

  • Insurance products as efficient tools for capital protection in the times of economical turbulences' - what do clients need?
  • What products should banks sell considering the decrease in demand for credit insurance?
  • Package products - new developments

In the chair:

  • Menekse UCAROGLU, CEO, IUC Group, Turkey
  • Jeyhun ALI, TV & Radio Speaker


  • Rustam MAMMADOV, Member of Board, PASHA Life
  • Korney BIJDOV, Vice-President, All-Russian Insurance Assosiation
  • Ekaterina TOLSTOVA, Senior Analyst for the CIS markets, Standard Poor's, Russia
  • Matthew JONES, Customer Engagement, Vice President , Life Capital, Swiss Re Europe, UK
  • Farid HUSEYNOV, Deputy Chairman of Management Board, KAPITAL Bank, Republic of Azerbaijan

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break
offered by

13:30 - 14:30 Business Lunch
offered by

09:30 - 16:00 Bilateral Meetings
AIIF Lounge, Boulevard Hotel Baku

19:00 - 22:00 AZERI Evening
offered by