ITIC Global Review

2018 ITIC Geneva Review

The 26th ITIC Global was our biggest and most successful event to date, with more delegates than ever coming together in Geneva to network, debate, learn and educate. Every segment of the industry was represented, and all the major issues, challenges and opportunities were discussed.

Our ITIC Global Review contains a full rundown of all the panel sessions, a photo gallery and a round-up of the glittering social events that attendees enjoyed over the course of the week. This year’s speaker sessions included:

  • The tools and methods being used to tackle industry fraud
  • The insurance and assistance requirements of international students/li>
  • Cultural differences affecting assistance and repatriation
  • Cyber risk and data protection
  • Cost containment issues in Mexico and the Caribbean
  • Technology in travel and health insurance
  • Changing expatriate demographics
  • Travel insurance challenges around the world

PLUS a celebration of this year’s ITIJ Industry Awards, with full details of all the winners and finalists for 2018.

The International Travel & Health Insurance Conferences (ITIC) are the leading industry events for those companies involved in all areas of travel and health insurance and assistance provision. Containing a mix of speaker presentations, industry debate in open forum sessions, and unrivalled networking opportunities, ITIC is held four times per year through a range of conferences – ITIC Global (incorporating the ITIJ Industry Awards), ITIC APAC, ITIC Americas, and ITIC UK.

ITIJ is the official media partner of ITIC, and reports on each event, providing an overview of the agenda topics covered and all the social and networking functions. Click on our write-ups below and enjoy!

2016 ITIC Berlin Review

2016 ITIC Berlin Review

ITIC Global in Berlin was our biggest event to date and as the ITIC community continues to grow, so the conference continues to evolve and provide more opportunities for networking, debate and education. In the ITIC Global Review, you’ll find panel session synopses, photo galleries, and a full round-up of all the social activities that took place throughout the conference. Speaker sessions included:

2015 ITIC Athens Review

Heated debates, never-ending networking opportunities and more meetings than you can count! With more attendees than ever before at an ITIC Global, Athens 2015 perfectly showcased the increasing importance of our global travel and health insurance industry. The ITIC Global Review includes recaps of all the sessions, including:

2014 ITIC Venice Review

Conference sessions:

2013 ITIC Vienna Review

  • Remote repatriation: getting the basics right
  • Medical repatriations by air: a survey of 900 patients transported by air ambulance or commercial stretchers
  • Emerging trends and dangerous countries – avoiding black holes in your assistance network
  • Do aggregators help or hinder customer purchase?
  • Reinventing marketing and loyalty through mobile devices
  • Ensuring transparency in international air ambulance accreditation
  • Is IPMI sustainable in its current model?

2012 ITIC Barcelona Review

  • Cookie legislation and automatic renewal clauses
  • Combating medical treatment corruption and fraud
  • Interactive session: Insurance fraud
  • Opportunities in developing markets
  • Reciprocal healthcare in Spain
  • From 0 – 100, how to set up a travel insurance company from scratch in under a year
  • Shortening length of stays and billed charges in the US – without discounting or negotiating a bill
  • Economies and currencies
  • Bottle onboard – what’s in it?