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CII finalises plans for annual conference

The Chartered Insurance Institute is applying the finishing touches to its annual Conference programme which takes place at the Harrowgate International Centre from 6-8 October.


The theme for the conference is “leading in a changing world”. Speakers include Royal & SunAlliance chief executive Paul Spencer and Halifax vice-chairman Mike Blackburn.

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