1st International Conference of the Jean Monnet Module on EU Insurance Law: Challenges in the SDG Era
13 and 14 July 2023 | NOVA School of Law
The main objective of this annual conference is to create a forum where scholars, practitioners, non-governmental organizations, cooperative and social sector, and state agencies with an interest in insurance will meet and discuss topics that are of interest to all, with a focus on public policy recommendations on the role of insurance in fostering sustainable development goals.
We aim to contribute to the generation of knowledge and raise awareness as to the role of insurance for the equal enjoyment of human rights and the achievement of SDGs, in line with the core values of the European Union.
In 2023, this annual conference will be devoted to SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being.
Amphitheatre B, NOVA School of Law, Lisbon (hybrid format)
8:30 am – 9:00 am | Check-in
9:30 am – 10:30 am | 1st keynote speaker
«The role of insurance in the healthcare sector: some data»
Pedro Pita Barros, BPI | Fundação «La Caixa» Chair Professor in Health Economics and Head of the Health Economics & Management Knowledge Center at NOVA SBE
Debate and Q&A
11:00 am – 12:30 pm | 1st Roundtable
International perspectives. The role of public policy
Moderator: Sónia Dias, Diretora da Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública
- Angélica Carlini, UNIMES + member of AIDA Brazil
- Marival Bolívar Oñoro, Univ. Alcalá + member of AIDA Spain
- Margarida Lima Rego, NOVA School of Law + Presidente da AIDA Portugal
Debate and Q&A.
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | 2nd keynote speaker
«Insurance, euthanasia and assisted suicide: some challenges»
Abel Veiga Copo, Dean of ICADE Faculty of Law, University Pontifícia Comillas
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Paper presentations and young scholars conference prize
Moderator: Marival Bolívar Oñoro
«Legislative approaches regarding the protection of consumers involved in legal relations of the provision of cross-border medical services. Improving access to health services, Desideratum for the 3rd SDG»
Elise Nicoleta Valcu and Bogdan Radu, Romania
«SDG3, legal design and new technologies in life and Health insurance»»
Anthony Novaes da Silva, Brazil and Carlos Acosta Olivo, Peru
Debate and Q&A
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Insurance during the Covid-19 pandemic: the European experience
Maria Luísa Muñoz Paredes, AIDA Europe Representative
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | 2nd Roundtable
The point of view of the market
Moderator: Maria Elisabete Ramos
- Maria João Sales Luís, CEO of Multicare (Fidelidade Group)
- Carlos Suarez, Member of the Board of Victoria-Seguros
- Ana Mota, MDS
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm | 3rd keynote speaker
«Reinsurance as a human right»
Christina S. Ho, Rutgers University
Debate and Q&A
9:00 am – 1:00 pm | Presentations by PhD and Master Students
Moderator: Marival Bolivar Oñoro
- «People with Disabilities and Access to Private Health Insurance: Recent Developments in Spain», Willbemis Jerez Rivero
- «Protecting biodiversity, protecting health: the role of insurance in protecting life on land», Vítor Boaventura Xavier
- «The adoption of measures to combat exclusion in health care provision by the insurance industry»
- «Combatting exclusion on the ground of old age», Ana Sofia Pereira
- «Combatting exclusion on the ground of mental health», Rita Calado e Ana Carolina Silva
The conference fee is 100 euros. This fee will be reduced to 50 euros in case of remote participation.
A special reduced fee of 50 euros will apply to members of AIDA.
No fee will be applied to students and persons with disabilities (proof of status is required).
All selected speakers must register for the conference but their attendance will be free of charge. The conference does not cover expenses for travel and accommodation. This does not apply to keynote speakers.
Funding: This Conference forms part of the Jean Monnet Module “EU Insurance Law: Challenges in the SDG Era” (ref. no. 101085125), funded by the European Union (Erasmus+ Programme).