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November 10, 2017

Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
2-1 Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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Tokio Marine’s contribution for building a disaster-resilient community in the Asia-Pacific through the industry-academia collaboration forum at the World Bosai Forum

Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (President: Toshifumi Kitazawa, hereinafter “TMNF”), a subsidiary of Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc., will hold the industry-academia collaboration forum “Building a disaster-resilient community in the Asia-Pacific –The power of science and insurance” at the World Bosai Forum in Sendai in November 2017, in collaboration with the International Research Institute of Disaster Science at Tohoku University, Asia-Pacific Financial Forum. At the same time, TMNF will report its industry-academia collaborative research outcomes at the exhibition booth of the “Japanese National Conference on Promoting Disaster Risk Reduction”.

As an insurance group that counters climate change and natural disaster risk and provides safety and security, Tokio Marine Group will contribute to the success of the World Bosai Forum and the creation of a disaster-resilient community through knowledge sharing and discussion of insurance and risk management, as well as dissemination of industry-academia collaborative research outcomes.

Please see below for details.
Objective Promotion of World Bosai (disaster risk reduction) through knowledge sharing and discussion of disaster risk management.
Host Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Co-host IRIDeS, Tohoku University
Asia-Pacific Financial Forum
Cooperative Organization Tokio Marine & Nichido Risk Consulting Co., Ltd.
Date & Time November 27, 2017
Venue Sakura 1/Room 4, Conference building 2F, Sendai International Center
Aobayama, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0856 JAPAN
 
Content In this forum, experts from academia, insurance and public sectors will share their latest disaster risk management knowledge, discuss how to prepare for the next natural catastrophe, and propose practical means to provide financial protection.
Speakers Francis Ghesquiere, Head of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), a global partnership hosted by the World Bank
Daiho Fujii, Director, Research Division, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
Julius Caesar Parreñas, Ph.D. Coordinator, Asia-Pacific Financial Forum
Fumihiko Imamura, Professor and Director, IRIDeS, Tohoku University
Masaaki Nagamura, Division Head, Corporate Social Responsibility, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Sherpa, APFF Disaster Risk financing and Insurance Sub-stream
 
Languag English
Capacity 120
Application Invitation only. Please contact Hiroo Shimada, Corporate Planning Department, Tokio Marine via e-mail (mailgw04@tmnf.jp) for participation. (Tel. +81-3-5223-1552)

Please see the attatched file for details.