2018 Roundtable on Insurance and Retirement Saving in Asia


 25-26 April 2018 Tokyo, Japan

Taking place in Tokyo on 25-26 April 208, this roundtable will  inform participants in Asia about policy analysis being developed by the OECD and discuss key issues of the Asian market with input from the JFSA. Participants will share experiences and good practices for the sound development of insurance and private pensions markets.

This roundtable will bring together government officials and experts from public authorities, including regulatory and supervisory authorities, ministries of finance, representatives from international organisations, standard-setter bodies, the academic community, the private sector and civil society.

The OECD's contribution is supported by the Japanese government.


Programme outline

DAY 1 

Opening remarks by Masamichi Kono, OECD Deputy Secretary-General 

Dealing with demographic change in the insurance and private pension sectors

Advances in technology: How fintech and cyber risk are being addressed



Growing climate change risk and the risk for insurance markets

How to improve retirement savings


 tokyo skyline


ADBI Asian Development Bank Institute Kasumigaseki Building, 8th Floor, 3-2-5 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan




Speakers and discussants presentations

Information note (this includes instructions for booking the hotel, visa requirements for Japan and event logistics)



All participants must be accredited in advance of the event. To facilitate accreditation and registration, participants are divided into the different categories described below. According to your category, please submit your registration request via the appropriate channel. Invited speakers and moderators do not need to register.

  • OECD delegates and governmental officials, please register directly through your delegation [event number 84078]
  • Private sector, academia, non OECD members and other representatives are subject to clearance. Online registration will close on Friday 20 April 2018. Because the clearance process may take some time, you are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Accreditations are not transferrable.

Participation is by invitation only. Any enquiries should be addressed to



Ms. Mamiko Yokoi-Arai:



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