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Cintia Kick-off Conference

Living with risks during the Great Recession Longevity and generations Auditorium Santa Margherita – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice December 13-14 December 13, 2013 08.30 – 09.30


09.30 – 10.45

Welcome Address: Carlo Carraro, Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Opening Remarks: Agar Brugiavini (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Venice International University) Frank van der Duyn Schouten (VU University Amsterdam) Lorenzo Savorelli (Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A.)

10.45 – 11.15

Coffee Break

Session 1: Longevity risks and opportunities Chair: Guglielmo Weber (University of Padua) 11.15 – 12.45

Robert Holzmann (University of Malaya and University of New South Wales)

Addressing longevity through private annuities: Issues and options General Discussion



Session 2: Pension Funds

Chair: Tito Boeri (Bocconi University, Milan) 14.45 – 16.30

Edward Whitehouse

Risk and Pensions

General Discussion Representative of the Ministry for Labour and Welfare

Longevity insurance in Italy 16.30 – 17.00

Coffee Break

Session 3: Risk Sharing Across Generations Chair: TBA 17.00 – 18.30

Pierre-André Chiappori (Columbia University)

Risk Sharing within the Household General Discussion


Social Dinner

December 14, 2013

09.00 - 10.00

Theo Nijman (Netspar - Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement)

10.00 -10.30

Coffee break


Business Panel: What can research do for a new social insurance model? Chairman: Christopher Emsden (Wall Street Journal)

The Netspar model and the analysis of adequate risk taking in pension contracts

Marcello Calabrò (Pioneer Investments) Anna D’Addio (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD) Dario Focarelli (Associazione Nazionale fra le Imprese Assicuratrici, ANIA) Marek Góra (Warsaw School of Economics and PPG) Kurt Karl (Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Swiss Re) Antonella Maier (Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A) Ambrogio Rinaldi (Commissione di vigilanza sui fondi pensione, COVIP) 13.00

Closing remarks Christopher Emsden



Free entrance. Registration required by December 11th on For information

Cintia program(5 12 2013)