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ARC Webinar Series 2018

Following the successful launch of last year's ARC webinar series the IFoA is running a further series this year to showcase its most cutting edge research programmes addressing some significant challenges in actuarial science.

The series will consist of four separate webinars covering the main research programmes:Actuarial Research Centre logo

  • 17 September Use of Big Health and Actuarial Data for understanding Longevity and Morbidity Risks. New statistical and actuarial methods in the use of Big Data, in the context of health and wider applications.  Speakers: Professor Elena Kulinskaya (University of East Anglia) and Co-Investigator Nigel Wright (Aviva).
    A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube and is posted on the IFoA's online learning webpages.
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  • 2 October Modelling, Measurement and Management of Longevity and Morbidity Risk. Developing a new generation of mortality and morbidity models, with a specific focus on the drivers for mortality. Speakers: Dr Torsten Kleinow (Heriot- Watt University) and Dr George Streftaris (Heriot-Watt University).  A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube and is posted on the IFoA's online learning webpages

  • 3 October Minimising Longevity and Investment Risk while Optimising Future Pension Plans. Development of pension product designs that keep customers' needs at the forefront, with a real income in retirement that minimises costs for the customer.  Speakers: Dr Catherine Donnelly (Heriot Watt University).  A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube and is posted on the IFoA's online learning webpages.   

  • 4 October Behavioural Aspects of Institutional Investment Decision Making. Exploring the decision-making of institutional investors, in particular insurers and pension schemes, and the biases that may affect their investment decisions.  Speakers: Professor Peter Ayton (City, University of London) and Dr Iain Clacher (University of Leeds). A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube and is posted on the IFoA's online learning webpages. This webinar was sponsored by AON and Invesco.

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  • These webinars are designed to encourage a two-way dialogue and participation on the issues currently being researched.  It is a great opportunity to put questions via a live feed to our panel of research academics and practitioners, joining in the debate wherever you are located in the world. 

These events are eligible for CPD and will run twice at 9am and 5pm (BST).  These webinars will be recorded and available on the IFoA website shortly after the event.

Contact Details

If you are interested in partnering or accessing the ARC’s research for your community, please contact the ARC mailbox below.

arc@actuaries.org.uk