AIDA EUROPE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
Effective 6 February 2017, the two scientifically-oriented bodies, i.e. the AIDA Europe Academic/Student Sub-Committee and the AIDA Europe Scientific Council, were merged to become the AIDA Europe Scientific Committee, as agreed by the AIDA Europe Committee.
The AIDA Europe Scientific Committee comprises the following:
- Chairman: Prof. Dr. Pierpaolo Marano, Associate Professor of Insurance Law, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan
- Prof. Dr. Robert Koch LL.M. (McGill), Managing Director, Institute for Insurance Law, University of Hamburg, Hamburg
- Prof. Herman A. Cousy, University KU Leuven, Belgium
- Dr. Kyriaki Noussia, Senior Lecturer, Law School, University of Exeter, UK
- Anna Tarasiuk, attorney-at-law, Filipska Tarasiuk Kancelaria Radców Prawnych sp. p., Warsaw
- Dr Caroline Bell, Coverage Counsel, Financial & Professional Risks, Aon Risk Solutions, London
The AIDA Europe Scientific Committee assists in the identification of the topics for the AIDA Europe conferences, it manages the books of the AIDA Europe Studies on Insurance Law and Regulation as well as any Awards to Young Authors and it further provides the content for and supports the management of the Network of Universities engaging in the AIDA Summer Schools.
Reports on past AIDA Europe Conferences:
7th AIDA Europe Conference, Warsaw, 12-13 April 2018 – Report of the Scientific Committee on the Call for Papers on “Insurtech”, the Academic Prizes awarded and the Papers presented from the Young Academics and Professionals
Following the Call for Papers on InsurTech, which was distributed through a number of academic and practitioner channels and journals, and which triggered a significantly high level of interest, among the 35 abstracts submitted, nearly 20 authors qualified as eligible and were considered for the prize giving competition. Five papers were selected to be those being awarded the academic prize.
Ms Shanice Trowers (Jamaica) was awarded a prize on the topic "Smooth sailing or a risky expedition: A critical exploration into the innovation of Unmanned Maritime Vehicles and its potential legal and regulatory impacts on the insurance sector".She was not able to present the paper at the 7th AIDA Europe conference in Warsaw but will contribute a chapter in the book.
Mr Angelo Borselli (Italy) was awarded a prize on the topic "Smart Contracts in Insurance" and presented the paper at the 7th AIDA Europe conference in Warsaw and will also contribute a chapter in the InsurTech book.
Dr. Aysegül Bugra was awarded a prize on the topic "Compulsory Robot Liability Insurance: The Way Forward?" and presented the paper at the 7th AIDA Europe conference in Warsaw and will also contribute a chapter in the InsurTech book.
Mr Piotr Tereszkiewicz was awarded a prize on the topic "Personalized Insurance Contracts and Insurance Contract Law? A Primer on the Potential and Limits of Personalizing Insurance Relationships" and presented the paper at the 7th AIDA Europe conference in Warsaw and will also contribute a chapter in the InsurTech book.
Dr. Julia Constantino Chagas Lessa & Dr. Belma Bulut were awarded a joint prize on the topic "A new era, a new risk" and jointly presented the paper at the 7th AIDA Europe conference in Warsaw and will also contribute a chapter in the InsurTech book.
A Q&A session followed the papers presentation
Prof. Pierpaolo Marano and Dr. Kyriaki Noussia
VIth AIDA Europe Conference, Vienna, 3-4 November 2016
The AIDA Europe Student/Academic Sub-Committee, comprising Prof. Dr. Robert Koch and Dr. Kyriaki Noussia, invited students and young academics / practitioners to participate in the VIth AIDA Europe Conference held in Vienna on 3-4 November 2016.
In this respect, a call for papers was issued in early 2016 inviting potential candidates to submit their abstracts of prospective papers for potential selection for presentation at one of the Working Parties’ sessions in terms of the AIDA Europe conference in Vienna in Nov. 2016. There were topics set by most WPs and by national chapters but also any current topic in insurance was welcomed. From the abstracts submitted, two students, as prize winners, were selected and approved:
a) Mr Bob Kao, PhD candidate Queen Mary University of London, Law School, who presented to the Marine Insurance Working Party on the topic of “Cyber Risks and Marine Insurance: Seaworthiness, Causation and Lessons from Maritime Piracy”.
b) Mr Matthew Channon, PhD candidate, University of Exeter, Law School, who presented to the Motor Insurance Working Party on the topic of “Does the EU and UK Correctly Balance the Interests of the Consumer and Third Party Victim in Motor Insurance?”
Congratulations to these prize winners! For further earlier Conferences please click here.