PARIMA 2018 in Tokyo to address sustainability in Japan

Just under two weeks remain before the Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (PARIMA)'s 2018 conference in Tokyo. Among the numerous speakers, which comprise mostly insurance and risk experts, is a high priest from a Buddhist temple.

Delegates at the upcoming conference will hear from Mr Kojo Morimoto, High Priest from Todai-ji Temple in the city of Nara. The temple is an iconic symbol of Japanese culture and has functioned for a long period of 1300 years. In the midst of technological advances that have impacted people’s livelihood and changed their workstyles, Mr Morimoto will address universal and sustainable management for organisations and offer lessons for risk management from Todai-Ji Temple, which has faced many risks over the years.

Meanwhile, keynote speaker Takayuki Ueda, CEO of INPEX Corporation, Japan’s largest upstream exploration and production company, will share INPEX’s story and how it overcomes risks and uncertainties. A C-suite panel comprising executives from Aon, Tokio Marine and Lloyd’s Japan will offer their view of how Japan's insrurance market is evolving.

SOMPO Holdings managing executive officer Group CDO Koichi Narasaki will address digital transformation, while the conference will close with Toyota Tsusho Corporation’s Takehisa Banno and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Satoshi Hoshi. Other timely topics which will be discussed include geopolitical turbulence, business interruption risks, human capital risks and diversity, cyber risks and alternative risk transfer and captives.

Register and find out more about other speakers at the PARIMA Tokyo 2018 conference here. Participation is free for PARIMA members.