Singapore Finance Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat will be the Official Keynote Speaker and
Guest-of-Honour at the 15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC), with
AIG President and CEO Mr Brian Duperreault as the Industry Keynote Speaker.
Minister Heng, a core member of Singapore’s fourth-generation (‘4G’) leadership, chairs the
tripartite Future Economy Council, and will add clout to the 15th SIRC whose theme is
Other confirmed speakers at the SIRC, expected to be largest insurance gathering of the
year, include Munich Re global head of innovation Tom van den Bruelle, DBS Bank head of
innovation and ecosystems Bidyut Dumra and ACR Capital Holdings group chief executive
The 15th SIRC, which will be held from 29 October to 1 November 2018 at the Sands Expo
and Convention Centre, will feature a three-day conference programme packed with a mix
of insightful presentations and stimulating panel discussions that will explore how the
reinsurance industry, facing powerful winds of change — rising geopolitics, technological
advancements, digital transformation, cyber threats, and external disruptors — can reshape
and refresh itself to stay relevant and resilient amidst the rapidly changing industry
landscape and ecosystem.