Swiss Re's Economic Forum 2013

Kurt Karl, Swiss Re's Chief Economist, will provide an overview of the major economic and insurance developments in 2013 and a provide a glimpse into the issues influencing the insurance industry in 2014.

This will be followed by an in-depth look at one the hot topics for 2013 - the role of alternative capital in the reinsurance industry. Martin Bisping, Swiss Re's Head of Non-Life Risk Transfer, will look at the role of alternative capital, innovations in Insurance-Linked Securites (ILS) and the impact on the insurance industry going forward.

Conference materials

Please download conference presentation here
To register for this event please contact


Swiss Re
30 St Mary Axe
EC3A 8EP London

Conference Call

Those who cannot attend in person are welcome to join by conference call. You are kindly requested to dial-in to the call 10 minutes prior to the start using the following numbers:


+44 (0)203 059 58 62


+41 (0)58 310 50 00


+33 (0)1 7091 8706
+49 (0) 69 25 511 4445
USA +1 (1)631 570 5613
Hong Kong
+852 58 08 1769

Other international numbers are available here.

Location: London
Date: 28 Nov 2013, 10:30 - 11:30 (London local time)


Registration for journalists


Global macro economic trends and their effect on global life and non-life insurance
Kurt Karl, Chief Economist
Role of ILS and alternative capital
Martin Bisping, Head of Non-life Risk Transfer
11.00 Q&A session
End of event (approx.)