The technology titans in insurance: a spotlight on AI and blockchain

Microsoft Reactor
Tuesday, 28 May 2019
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Young Members' event

In association with Microsoft

This event will provide an overview of Insurtech in today's market, clarity on what Blockchain and AI are, and insight into how they are being utilised in insurance.

Audience members will have the chance to hear about the opportunities created by Insurtech and how they as individuals and their organisations can capitalise on these.

The event will take the format of two speaker panels, the first on Blockchain followed by one focusing on AI, and each panel will be followed by a Q&A session.

By the end of this event members will have gained an insight into:

  • The main technologies utilised in insurance, namely Blockchain and AI
  • The application of these technologies in insurance
  • How existing roles in the market will be enhanced and what new roles may be created by these technologies
  • What skills insurance professionals should develop to maximise their value to their organisations as these technologies advance

After the event attendees are invited to join the speakers for a networking drinks reception.

We would like to thank AXA XL for their generous support of this event


Blockchain panel:

Madeline Bailey, Strategic Change Professional

Hélène Stanway, Digital Leader, AXA XL

Areiel Wolanow, Managing Director, Finserv Experts Limited

AI panel:

Alanna Attwood, Insurance Technology Consultant, PWC (formerly seconded as the InsurTech Industry Lead - SBC Colab)

Alessandro Recino, Principal Cloud Solutions Architect Data & AI, Microsoft


Shân M. Millie, Founder, Bright Blue Hare

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and our events are frequently over-subscribed. If, after booking, you find you can’t attend please cancel via the link on your booking confirmation/reminder email so that we can reallocate your ticket.

Please note if you register and do not attend the event or cancel your place you may be prohibited from registering for future IIL YMC events.

Please do let us know what we can do to make this event fully accessible to you.


Please contact Gemma Warren (020 7397 3912) with any queries regarding this event.

  • Microsoft Reactor
  • 70 Wilson Street
  • London
  • EC2A 2DB
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