International Travel & Health Insurance Conferences

ITIC APAC Agenda

ITIC APAC Agenda

Browse sessions and networking opportunities to plan your time at ITIC!

Click on a date to jump to the schedule for that day.

15

Jun

Saturday 15 June 2024

18:00 – 20:00

Bangkok Food Tour

Get ready for a taste adventure that spans the traditional Northeaster Thai to renowned Sukiyaki. Join our Food Tour to taste a variety of authentic Thai dishes in Bangkok’s bustling Chinatown.

Then, in true local style hop on a Tuk-Tuk to visit the largest flower market in Thailand, ranking 4th among the top 10 biggest flower markets in the world. End the evening at a secret location for a suprise breathtaking view!

16

Jun

Sunday 16 June 2024

16:00 – 18:00

Early Conference Registration Opens

Ensure that you are all set for Monday by grabbing your badge early!
19:00 – 21:00

ITIC APAC 2024 Welcome Party

Get ready to kick off ITIC APAC in style! You won’t want to miss the incredible Welcome Party where you’ll have the chance to meet all of your fellow attendees.

17

Jun

Monday 17 June 2024

08:30 – 09:30

Welcome Coffee & Registration

Start your day right at ITIC APAC. Chat with fellow attendees and grab a coffee in the exhibition area.
09:30 – 10:30 Tajeen & Maeklong, Mandarin Oriental

The Thai health system and the international payer community

An in-depth look at the realist of care options in different parts of Thailand, where care can vary dramatically between the capital, the north, and the islands.

What are the challenges insurance payers need to be aware of, and how can these be managed effectively to ensure value-based care is being provided?

Speakers
Regional Manager Medical Provider Management – Asia Pacific
Allianz Partners
10:30 – 10:45 Chao Phraya, Mandarin Oriental

Networking Coffee

Get refreshed and take a moment to connext with fellow attendees and chat to the ITIC APAC exhibitors.
10:45 – 11:15 Tajeen & Maeklong, Mandarin Oriental

Economic health in APAC and the potential for insurance growth

An overarching look at the rate of economic growth in the APAC region, and trends in population movements, which will inform the audience about the potential areas for growth in the future.
Speakers
Managing Director & Partner
Boston Consulting Group
11:30 – 12:30 Tajeen & Maeklong, Mandarin Oriental

Tech in travel and healthcare – the next steps

Digital hospitals/telemedicine use – what is the rate of engagement with users, and how satisfied are they with the current platforms? What potential is there still to be tapped for healthcare providers and insurers?
Speakers
Managing Director APAC
CoverGo
13:30 – 15:00 Chao Phraya, Mandarin Oriental

Networking Lunch

Take a break with your new ITIC friends, meet in the networking area and connect with the ITIC APAC exhibitors.
15:00 – 16:00 Tajeen & Maeklong, Mandarin Oriental

Medical Directors’ Forum led by Dr Winston Jong

More information coming soon!
16:00 – 18:00

BDMS Hospital Tour

More information coming soon!

18

Jun

Tuesday 18 June 2024

08:00 – 09:00

Welcome Coffee & Registration

Start your day right at ITIC APAC. Chat with fellow attendees and grab a coffee in the exhibition area.
09:00 – 10:30 Tajeen & Maeklong, Mandarin Oriental

Travelling for treatment in APAC

Tracking the most popular medical tourism destinations, looking at trends in procedures and destinations. How do local regulations affect the need for medical travel? Are IPMI policies designed to enable travel for treatment? How do providers encourage international patients to choose them as a destination for care?
Speakers
Founder & Managing Director
Essential Benefit Solutions Co., Ltd.
Senior Director & Head of APAC Region
Vmarsh Healthcare
10:30 – 10:45 Chao Phraya, Mandarin Oriental

Networking Coffee

Get refreshed and take a moment to connext with fellow attendees and chat to the ITIC APAC exhibitors.
10:45 – 11:45 Tajeen & Maeklong, Mandarin Oriental

Recruitment, retention and staff wellbeing

Our industry, like many others around the world, are struggling to attract and retain skilled staff. Can this be improved through higher levels of training and staff support?

Claims and assistance company employees are often dealing with high stress situations and some distressing calls from policyholders. How are corporate wellbeing initiatives able to support staff in these situations, and what more can the industry do in general to help prepare people for these roles? What can assistance companies learn from healthcare providers in these situations?

Speakers
Chairman & CEO
Aware24
12:00 – 13:00 Tajeen & Maeklong, Mandarin Oriental

Travel trends in APAC – key insurance risks and assistance challenges in the Asia Pacific region

Where are travellers heading within the region, and are domestic vacations on the rise? We look at key statistics and trends in APAC, and consider what the opportunities and challenges are for insurance companies and their assistance partners.
Speakers
Group Chief Medical Officer
Europ Assistance
13:00 – 14:30 Chao Phraya, Mandarin Oriental

Networking Lunch

Take a break with your new ITIC friends, meet in the networking area and connect with the ITIC APAC exhibitors.
19:00 – 23:00 Sala Rim Naam, Mandarin Oriental

ITIC APAC 2024 Farewell Dinner

Bid a fond farewell to your new ITIC friends over dinner to conclude a successful conference! Hop on our boat shuttle and join us at the elegant Sala Rim Naam for exceptional Thai cuisine inspired by royal Thai culinary traditions.

Enjoy an authentic Thai evening, with the backdrop of the stunning River of Kings and La Grande Dame along with a spectacular Thai cultural performance.