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About the event
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About the event

We're bringing our flagship broker event, CFC Summit, to London for the first time. Join hundreds of brokers from across the UK to hear from our in-house experts and special guest speakers on the hottest topics in insurance. This dynamic one-day event promises engaging talks, plenty of networking and a rockin’ good time.

The talks

09:30
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Setting the scene

Dave Walsh – Founder & Group CEO, CFC

CFC Summit is all about the future of insurance. In this introductory session, Group CEO Dave Walsh will set the scene for the event and share his thoughts on the high level themes you'll hear about today.

Future at Lloyd's

Bruce Carnegie-Brown - Chairman of Lloyd’s of London

Insurance business of the future

Graeme Newman - Chief Executive Officer, CFC

Pioneers are always looking ahead. CEO Graeme Newman will take you through some exciting new developments at CFC and offer some hints at what lies ahead on our journey towards building the insurance business of the future.

11:30
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The distribution revolution

Pat Brice - Distribution Director, CFC

Incisions, instruments…internet?

Tim Boyce - Head of Professions and Healthcare, CFC

One of the fascinating advances in recent digital health developments has been the rise of virtual surgery. Tim Boyce, Head of Professions & Healthcare explains how digital health solutions can help to improve patient safety and access to care, and ultimately decrease the risk of traditional malpractice during surgical procedures.

WTF is an NFT?

Michael Brunero - Head of Tech, Media & IP, CFC

What are non-fungible tokens and why are they causing such a buzz in the digital assets world? Michael Brunero, Head of Tech, Media and IP explores whether it’s all hype or is this the opportunity the next generation of the internet has been waiting for?

14:20
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Innovation in a post pandemic world

Matthew Syed - Writer, journalist and broadcaster

Matthew Syed, best-selling author and Sunday Times columnist, provides a fast-paced analysis of how the best organisations innovate and sustain change, even in a world that is being disrupted faster than ever before. Building upon examples in business, sport and beyond, Matthew explains why and how diversity matters, and why learning from mistakes is more important than ever.

15:50
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Proactive cyber

James Burns - Head of Cyber, CFC

CFC's Head of Cyber, James Burns, will explain the evolution of cyber from a standard insurance policy - where the battleground was coverage - to cyber 2.0 with basic scanning, dodgy risk reports and vulnerability management, to where we are now: a full-featured service with proactive protection at its core.

Cyber threat analysis

Tom Bennett - Cyber Incident Specialist, CFC

Incident response is often necessary, but how about preventing cyber events before they happen? Tom Bennett of CFC’s Cyber Threat Analysis team will discuss how real cyber attacks work, and the sophisticated combination of tools, techniques and intelligence we use to keep our customers one step ahead of the hackers.

Cyber burning questions: ask us anything

CFC cyber panel

With cyber at the top of everyone's agenda, we've brought together CFC's own brain trust of cyber gurus. From the hard market, to systemic risk, use this time to ask them anything. The tougher the question, the better!

Industry rockstars, tech extraordinaires and more!

The speakers

Dave Walsh
CFC

As founder and Group CEO, Dave has been at CFC’s helm for twenty years and operating in the London insurance market even longer.

Tom Bennett
CFC

As Cyber Threat Analysis Team Leader, Tom uses digital forensics and intelligence analysis to help CFC’s clients survive a cyber attack. He used to work in Cyber Crime Special Operations with a Regional Organised Crime Unit.

Philippa Berry
CFC

With over a decade of experience in the London market, Philippa is the driving force behind CFC's cyber product and underwriting strategy.

Graeme Newman
CFC

As Chief Executive Officer, Graeme oversees CFC’s cyber, tech and media underwriting teams, and drives our technology strategy.

Lindsey Nelson
CFC

Having dedicated her career in the insurance industry to writing technology and cyber risks, Lindsey is a highly respected speaker and market commentator for numerous events in Canada and internationally.

Timothy Boyce
CFC

As head of professions & healthcare, Tim oversees one of CFC’s largest underwriting teams, as well as spearheading CFC’s pioneering healthcare solution for digital health companies.

Matthew Syed
Writer, journalist and broadcaster

Matthew Syed is an author and highly acclaimed speaker in the field of high performance. Matthew’s work explores a thought-provoking approach to high performance, encourages growth mindset cultures, and drives higher performance in individuals, teams, and organizations.

Pat Brice
CFC

A senior insurance leader with over 25 years’ experience in the London and international insurance markets, Pat is responsible for leading our global distribution and broker relationship activity.

Bruce Carnegie-Brown
Lloyds

Bruce Carnegie-Brown was appointed Chairman of Lloyd’s in June 2017. He is currently also Vice-Chairman of Banco Santander, Chairman of MCC and Chairman of Cuvva, a digital motor insurance business

Michael Brunero
CFC

As Head of Tech, Media & IP, Michael is responsible for defining underwriting strategy for these classes with oversight on coverage, risk selection & pricing.

James Burns
CFC

As head of cyber, James is responsible for ensuring that CFC’s global suite of cyber products remain at the cutting edge of a class where threats continue to rapidly evolve.

Katherine Nellums
CFC

Katherine oversees CFC’s global marketing strategy, including demand generation and sales enablement for CFC’s broad range of specialist and emerging risk insurance products and services.

Industry rockstars, tech extraordinaires and more!

The speakers

Dave Walsh
CFC

As founder and Group CEO, Dave has been at CFC’s helm for twenty years and operating in the London insurance market even longer.

Matthew Syed
Writer, journalist and broadcaster

Matthew Syed is an author and highly acclaimed speaker in the field of high performance. Matthew’s work explores a thought-provoking approach to high performance, encourages growth mindset cultures, and drives higher performance in individuals, teams, and organizations.

James Burns
CFC

As head of cyber, James is responsible for ensuring that CFC’s global suite of cyber products remain at the cutting edge of a class where threats continue to rapidly evolve.

Lindsey Nelson
CFC

Having dedicated her career in the insurance industry to writing technology and cyber risks, Lindsey is a highly respected speaker and market commentator for numerous events in Canada and internationally.

Michael Brunero
CFC

As Head of Tech, Media & IP, Michael is responsible for defining underwriting strategy for these classes with oversight on coverage, risk selection & pricing.

Philippa Berry
CFC

With over a decade of experience in the London market, Philippa is the driving force behind CFC's cyber product and underwriting strategy.

Graeme Newman
CFC

As Chief Executive Officer, Graeme oversees CFC’s cyber, tech and media underwriting teams, and drives our technology strategy.

Bruce Carnegie-Brown
Lloyds

Bruce Carnegie-Brown was appointed Chairman of Lloyd’s in June 2017. He is currently also Vice-Chairman of Banco Santander, Chairman of MCC and Chairman of Cuvva, a digital motor insurance business

Tom Bennett
CFC

As Cyber Threat Analysis Team Leader, Tom uses digital forensics and intelligence analysis to help CFC’s clients survive a cyber attack. He used to work in Cyber Crime Special Operations with a Regional Organised Crime Unit.

Pat Brice
CFC

A senior insurance leader with over 25 years’ experience in the London and international insurance markets, Pat is responsible for leading our global distribution and broker relationship activity.

Katherine Nellums
CFC

Katherine oversees CFC’s global marketing strategy, including demand generation and sales enablement for CFC’s broad range of specialist and emerging risk insurance products and services.

Timothy Boyce
CFC

As head of professions & healthcare, Tim oversees one of CFC’s largest underwriting teams, as well as spearheading CFC’s pioneering healthcare solution for digital health companies.

Tobacco Dock

The place

Tobacco Dock's Grade 1 listed building is steeped with history having hosted all manner of commodities for over two centuries. Prepare to be charmed by the listed timbers and curved brick vaults of this award-winning venue.

Address
Tobacco Quay
Wapping Lane
London
E1W 2SF

The place
FAQs FAQs

The fineprint

FAQs

  • The essentials
    • What does it cost?

      CFC Summit is FREE! Yeah, you heard that right. But space is limited. If you need to register or reconfirm your space do it here!

      When does the action take place?

      Summit: Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 08:45 - 17:15

      Dinner and party: Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 08:45 - 23:00

      Where do I need to be?

      Tobacco Dock
      Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London E1W 2SF

      What’s it all about?

      CFC is a pioneer in emerging risk so it’s no surprise this will be a major focus at our summit. Whether its cyber insurance, artificial intelligence, digital healthcare, IP or big picture state of the industry ‘stuff’, you’re sure to be inspired and have FUN!

      Who should attend?

      Wondering if CFC Summit is right for you? We’ve designed Summit 2022 for our partners – wholesale and retail brokers in the UK – who want to know about the biggest trends and topics in insurance that will impact their clients and their jobs.

      We also welcome attendees from across the insurance industry. So, if our hot topics tickle your fancy, come along and join the fun.

      And importantly, why should I attend?

      If you’re not sold by now, we can only say:

      • You’ll be inspired by visionary and thought leading topics
      • You’ll network with passionate and innovative folks, including your favorite CFCers!
      • You’ll have lots of fun… away from your desk
      • You’ll leave with a bunch of new contacts, new knowledge and loving insurance more than ever (is that even possible?!)

      Oh, and we’re CFC. Can you say, P.A.R.T.Y?!

  • How can I be part of the action?
    • What does my registration include?

      You’re in for a treat! Your registration provides access to:

      • an innovative, irreverent conference program
      • all day refreshments, to keep you recharged and energized
      • dinner and a party, to end the summit on a fabulous note!

      The only thing we ask is that delegates are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements. See our accommodation option in the travel tips.

      What happens after I’ve registered?

      Once you’ve registered online, you should receive an email within 24 hours to confirm your spot.

      What if I get a place, and later can’t go?

      That would be unfortunate, indeed! But if it happens, please tell us as soon as possible so that we can cancel your registration.

      If you have a colleague who can attend in your place, we can accept substitutions up to three working days before the event…but you have to let us know in advance!

      Can I bring a colleague?

      Yes, you can…as long as they have a confirmed registration for the event. Please ask them to complete the registration form here.

      When does registration close?

      Tickets to this exclusive event are limited and we’ll close registration once we’re sold out!

      Are there any sponsorship opportunities?

      Yes! Interested in sponsoring CFC Summit? Please contact summit@cfcunderwriting.com to discuss further.

      I’m a member of the press, can I get press package/seat?

      Yes, we do have limited spaces reserved for press. Please contact summit@cfcunderwriting.com for more information.

  • The program
    • Who will be speaking at the Summit?

      We’ve got a stellar line up of speakers confirmed to get you thinking, talking, debating and reflecting! Speakers will be a mix of industry experts and CFC luminaries.

      When will the agenda be released?

      Good news: the CFC Summit agenda is already available for you to access here. Keep checking back for any updates or changes

      Will we be notified of event changes?

      We’ll be in regular contact regarding event updates and changes. However, to keep up to speed with the latest and greatest, we recommend you visit our event website on a regular basis to remain in the loop

  • Travel tips
    • How do I get to Tobacco Dock?

      Tobacco Dock is located in East London and easy to reach via public transport, lying between Wapping (Overground) and Shadwell (Overground and DLR) stations.

      We also recommend taking a taxi or Uber to the venue.

  • COVID-19 guidelines
    • What COVID-19 measures are in place?

      Guests who have tested positive and/or have been in contact with someone who has recently tested positive for COVID-19 and/or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will be asked not to attend the event. The venue will provide hand sanitiser stations and enhanced cleaning services.

      How will my personal data be handled considering COVID-19?

      Your data will be processed in accordance with the latest UK Government guidance, and this may involve transferring your name and email address to NHS England if requested.

Past Summit highlights

A look back

Check out the highlights video from CFC Summit North America in May 2022, where we brought together hundreds of brokers across the US and Canada and expert speakers to tackle the hottest topics in the market.

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