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South-East Asia regional community

The South-East Asia community has been set up to bring together Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) members based in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

There are around 1,000 IFoA members in this vibrant part of the world. 

We would welcome anyone with an interest in the actuarial profession in South-East Asia, or with plans to relocate to this region, to get in touch with us.

Upcoming events

Singapore Actuarial Society's Health and Retirement Conference 2018

Technological Transformation: Applying intelligence, Augmenting Insights

The diversity of retirement and healthcare needs in an ever more challenging ecosystem of providers, payors and members, is pushing us to look for multi-disciplinary ideas and solutions. How will technology transform the playing field? What relevance will this have for actuaries? This year, our stellar line-up of thought leaders and practitioners sharing their ideas, experiences and solutions includes:

Dr Bern Shen and Mr Soh Chin Heng as keynote speakers

Vincent Lepez, Rosaline Koo, Colin Priest, Dr Tan Geok Leng, Christopher Gee and many others

You will hear about Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Text Mining and Digital Therapeutics being applied to transform our industry today. You will be challenged to consider what longevity dividends and disruption mean for you, your employers and our industry.

Date: 11 - 12 October 2018

VenueVirgo 1 - 4, Resorts World Convention Centre, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269

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Professional Skill Training session, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore 

Join us for a 2 hour interactive CPD event looking at issues relating to professionalism and ethics that affect actuaries. This session will use the IFoA’s 2018/2019 video case study materials.

Kuala Lumpur Singapore
Date: 29 October 2018, 14.00 - 17.00 Date: 31 October 2018
Venue: Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia, 2, Jalan Dato’ Onn, 50480 Kuala Lumpur Venue: M Hotel, 81 Anson Rd, Singapore 079908

Please confirm if you wish to attend by e-mailing your name, ARN and preferred location to Marie Lee (marie.lee@actuaries.org.uk) by 22 October 2018


Institute of Actuaries INSIGHTS session with Anna Knezevic

Forecasting Interest Rates with Neural Nets

This talk will investigate whether the use of cutting edge technologies like neural networks and tensor flow can improve the forecasting accuracy of the Dynamic Nelson Siegel Model.

Date: 23 October 2018, 18.00 - 20.00

Venue: Novotel Century Hong Kong, Plaza 1 and 2, Lower Lobby, 238 Jaffe Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

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Risk Management Seminar, Singapore

Embracing Risk & Opportunity

The inaugural Risk Management Seminar has been jointly organised by the Actuaries Institute Australia and the Society of Actuaries (SOA). 

Actuaries are key stakeholders in risk management, valuing risk and guiding strategic business decisions. In the current financial climate actuaries have the ability to 'manage the upside'.

Delegates will hear from industry leaders from EY, Munich Re, Partner Re, Ortec Finance Asia Ltd, Quantitative Strategies and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Early bird closes on 10 October 2018.

Date: 29 October 2018, 08.30 - 17.00

Venue: M Hotel, 81 Anson Road, Singapore 079908

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Who's Who in the South-East Asia community

Name Contact details

Caryn Chua

The IFoA's regional office is in Singapore and Caryn Chua, the IFoA's South-East Asia representative, is the main contact person.  Contact number: +65 8838 5848

Michelle Lee Marie Lee, is the IFoA’s Regional Coordinator.  Contact number: +65 8778 1784. 

Local actuarial societies in this area include:

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Contact Details

For information regarding regional societies, please contact the Senior Stakeholder Relationship Manager, Kirstie Smith.

kirstie.smith@actuaries.org.uk