A one day conference on how insurers can adapt to highly automated vehicle technologies and the growth of mobility-as-a-service

London 1 February

Programme

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08:00

Registration and coffee

09:00

Putting automated vehicles in the hands of real consumers – insights gained from the DriveMe programme one year on

Anders Eugensson
Director of Governmental Affairs, Volvo Car Corporation

How the UN is paving the way for vehicle automation – update on WP 29 activities around vehicle regulations and amendments to the Vienna Convention

Francois Guichard
UN Secretary Vehicle Active Safety- Focal Point ITS/Automated Driving, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Driverless cars - the future of road transport and the implications for insurance

David Williams
Technical Director, AXA Insurance

How increasing automation will drive change in the assessment of risk and repairibility in auto insurance

Speaker to be announced

11:00

Coffee break

11:30

Automated vehicles and mobility services – driving a new approach to underwriting and pricing

Ian Kemp
Commercial Motor Underwriting Director, RSA

Driver as Pilot? Overcoming the new human factors challenges that arise from highly automated driving features

Speaker to be announced

Vehicle data – who owns it and who can access it?

Tim Marlow
Head of Autonomous & Connected Vehicle Research, Ageas

13:30

Lunch break

14:30

Driverless cars and motor insurance law: a new paradigm?

Speaker to be announced

CAVs and CAV nots: legal issues arising from ADAS and autonomous vehicles

Lucy McCormick
Barrister, Henderson Chambers

From personal liability to product liability in auto insurance – the game-changing impact of autonomous vehicles for manufacturers, operators and the insurance industry

Speaker to be announced

An industry transformed? How the UK’s motor insurers can rise to the regulatory and commercial challenges posed by vehicle automation

Ben Howarth
Senior Policy Adviser, Motor and Liability, Association of British Insurers

15:45

Coffee break

16:15

Panel Discussion: How can the auto insurance value chain (insurance companies, reinsurers, technology and service providers) meet the disruption resulting from driverless cars and the growth of mobility-as-a-service - remaining relevant and profitable

  • How to mitigate for what could be dramatic reduction in accident frequency, cost of future accidents and total losses?
  • How will the growth of MaaS disrupt the automobile insurance market as more and more consumers switch to alternative mobility approaches that emphasise on-demand and car-sharing fleets rather than personal vehicle ownership?
  • Will OEMs get into the insurance business? As new exposures associated with the autonomous driving decisions made by their products demands broader liability coverage will OEM’s relationship with the vehicle owner, along with control over robust new driving data, give them new competitive advantages?

Panellists from insurance, reinsurance, underwriting and carsharing sectors

17:15

Networking drinks