Insurance Asia Virtual Conference 2020

Wed, 2 December 2020


Insurance Asia is proud to bring you the first ever Insurance Asia Virtual Conference 2020 on December 2 that welcomes senior executives from Insurance companies, subject-matter experts from the top consultancy firms, as well as business leaders, and regulators of the insurance sector in Asia.

- Hear about timely updates and the latest news about the region’s insurance industry from senior executives, top experts from consulting firms, and regulators.
- Participate in the live Q&A and polls during each session.
- Get the chance to network and send private and public chats with around 100 participants from the top insurance companies in Asia.
- Chat and schedule meetings with our exhibitors and sponsors.
- Download the files shared by the exhibitors, sponsors, speakers and organizers.


Having trouble logging in? Here are FAQs to get you on the Pheedloop platform before the event.

If after reviewing this list, you still have questions, please reach out to us at

The event will begin on Wednesday, December 2 at 9:00 am SGT.

We recommend logging into the Pheedloop interface prior to the event to ensure that you can access the site with no issues. Here’s the link to the Pheedloop login

Make sure you have the email address you used to register to the event and the unique password provided in the registration email sent you.

What platform will you use for Insurance Asia Virtual Conference 2020?

We are using Pheedloop as our virtual platform. Zoom will be used to broadcast live sessions on Pheedloop.

How do I log into Pheedloop?

If you have registered for the event, you should have received an email from the Insurance Asia Events Team.
It will contain your username and a password that is unique to you.
The password cannot be changed, so please do bookmark the page and save the email!
If you have checked your spam folder and still did not receive this email, please let us know at

How do I update my Pheedloop profile?

Once you log-in to Pheedloop, in the left-hand navigation, click on the Account button.
This will bring you to your profile page where you can add your photograph, post a brief bio, upload PDFs relevant to your professional expertise, and add links to your social media accounts.

What's the best browser to use PheedLoop's virtual portal as an attendee?

Google Chrome on desktop will ensure the best possible experience for attendees.

I can't see the chat function in Pheedloop. Help?

Pheedloop's chat function is only available on larger screens. If you are on a tablet or mobile, it may be hidden.

Will we have call-in capabilities or will I have to use my computer to access the sessions?

You will need to use your computer to login to Pheedloop so you can have a more integrative and interactive experience.

My local computing device is very slow, should I conserve the RAM and the bandwidth of my own internet connection somehow?

Yes! The best way to have a clear connection through Pheedloop and Zoom is to completely close all other non-essential programs and browser tabs on your computer to preserve your Internet and computer speed.

How do I get help/tech support in real-time from the Insurance Asia Events team?

There are 2 ways to connect with us:
1. Use the support chat box that appears in the bottom left of your Virtual Portal.

How do the time zones work in Pheedloop?

All sessions are scheduled in SGT.
However, depending on your personal attendee settings and calendar settings, the times might appear in your local time zone.
Please always refer to the Insurance Asia Virtual Conference 2020 website agenda, which are all listed in SGT:

*Subject to change

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Welcoming Remarks

Tim Charlton, Publisher, Insurance Asia

9:05 AM - 9:25 AM Speaking Session 1: Focus in 2021 after almost one year of COVID

Erik Bleekrode, Head of Insurance, KPMG Asia Pacific

9:25 AM - 9:45 AM Speaking Session 2: Being Ready in a New World

Handojo G. Kusuma, President Director & CEO, AXA Mandiri Financial Services 

9:45 AM - 10:05 AM Speaking Session 3: Strategic implications for the Thai insurance industry in the aftermath of Covid-19

Apisit Anantanatarat, Director & CEO, Bangkok Insurance PCL

10:05 AM - 10:35 AM Panel Discussion 1

Tim Charlton, Publisher, Insurance Asia (Moderator)

  • Erik Bleekrode, Head of Insurance, KPMG Asia Pacific
  • Handojo G. Kusuma, President Director & CEO, AXA Mandiri Financial Services 
  • Apisit Anantanatarat, Director & CEO, Bangkok Insurance PCL

10:35 AM - 10:45 AM Networking Break

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM Speaking Session 4: Engage, Innovate, and Accelerate to the Better Normal

Joos Louwerier, Country Manager & President Director, Allianz Life Indonesia

11:05 AM - 11:25 AM  Speaking Session 5: Resilience and relevance in the time of COVID-19

Richard Bates, President & CEO, Manulife Philippines

11:25 AM - 11:45 PM Speaking Session 6: Evolving Business & Industry Landscape Brought By The Pandemic

Wan Saifulrizal, CEO, Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Panel Discussion 2

Tim Charlton, Publisher, Insurance Asia (Moderator)

  • Joos Louwerier, Country Manager & President Director, Allianz Life Indonesia
  • Richard Bates, President & CEO, Manulife Philippines
  • Wan Saifulrizal, CEO, Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad

12:15 PM End of Programme

For more details, contact:
Hershey Barcelo
+65 3158 1386