Aon hosts the inaugural Maritime Risk Summit in Perth

Perth, 29 March 2019 - Aon (NYSE:AON), the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, is hosting its inaugural Maritime Risk Summit in Perth from 10-11 April 2019.

The summit sets to explore a world where volatility and unpredictability are the new paradigm and discuss the inherent challenges in ‘Navigating Risk in a Volatile World’.

Held at The Vines Resort in Perth, the summit will bring together risk and insurance leaders from the across the maritime industry to explore ways to improve risk management in an increasingly complex environment. Sessions will cover a range of highly topical issues including the use, regulation, risk and insurance of drones in the maritime, energy and oil & gas sectors; blockchain; P&I loss prevention; charterers liability; cyber; and seafarers legislation, regulatory reform and compliance.

Lindsay Metcalf, National Marine Practice Group Leader, Aon, said “In a world where traditional risks collide with new technology, how can we build resilience for risks we are yet to recognise? The maritime industry is no exception to the fast-paced transformation of the risk landscape. This forum will bring together the latest thinking and innovation in risk and how it applies to the maritime industry.”

Sponsors and speakers will include Clyde & Co, NTI, AXA XL, Sedgwick, Britannia P&I, The MECO Group, and HDI Global.


About Aon

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance brokerage and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 69,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative risk and people solutions. For further information on our capabilities and to learn how we empower results for clients, please visit:



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