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  • TANC Presents: The 100 Year Life - Fear or Favour

    Room LG001, Cass Business School 106 Bunhill Row London EC1Y 8TZ
    18 October 2018

    Spaces available

    This talk will explore the societal and economic implications of living longer lives as indicated by demographic shifts and will be presented by Marjorie Ngwenya, Immediate Past President of the IFoA.

  • Improving the Success of InsurTech Opportunities Including a Guide for Risk

    The Royal College of Physicians 9 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
    22 October 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThe Risk Management in a Digital World working party will present their report and findings at the Sessional Research event on 22 October, and will use the opportunity to launch their “Guide for Risk Considerations During the Innovation Journey”, in order to support the further development of risk considerations in decision making throughout the InsurTech investment process.

    The event will be of interest to actuaries and risk practitioners working in the innovation and digital teams of insurance companies, as well as to those who have an interest in InsurTech and digital developments more generally.

  • GIRO Conference 2018

    ICC, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA
    23-26 October 2018
    Spaces available

    GIRO Join over 800 fellow delegates and speakers to discuss key topics such as pricing, reserving, modelling and the future of the insurance industry as part of another brilliant conference at the ICC in Birmingham this year. Confirmed speakers include Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government, Martin Elliot, Professor of Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCL, Emeritus Professor of Physic and Fellow at Gresham College and Claudia Olsson, CEO and Founder of Exponential AB will be delivering plenaries at this year's GIRO Conference.

  • IFoA Member Reception - Cape Town 2018

    CTICC, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street Cape Town, 8001 South Africa
    24 October 2018

    Spaces available

    We warmly invite you to join us for drinks and canapés, with the opportunity to meet Marjorie Ngwenya, IFoA Immediate Past President and Ben Kemp, General Counsel.

    We hope that you will be able to join us for this networking reception and we look forward to meeting you in Cape Town.

    Date: Wednesday 24 October 2018
    Time: 16.30 – 18.00 (CAT)
    Venue: CTICC meeting room 2.64 - 2.66

    RSVP: Please register soon if you would like to attend, and we will send you further confirmation to confirm your booking.

     

  • The Sustainable Development Goals and the Actuarial Profession

    Staple Inn Hall High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    29 October 2018

    Spaces available

    Actuaries are increasingly being looked to in order to support the delivery of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This interactive event will bring together experts from government, academia, think tanks, the third sector, and those from the actuarial profession and elsewhere in financial services to discuss the how the core elements of the actuarial skillset can be applied to achieve the UN’s SDGs.

  • Curriculum 2019 and PPD Webinar

    Webinar
    30 October 2018

    Spaces available

    The IFoA is running two webinars for prospective, newly joined and existing students on Curriculum 2019 and PPD.

    The webinars will cover firstly, the key details of the new syllabus and examination structure coming into effect from 1 January 2019 and secondly, an overview of new work-experience requirements; ‘Personal and Professional Development (PPD)’ replacing Form A/B and Work-Based Skills.

  • Discount rates must die

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    31 October 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsMost DB pension space actuaries use compound interest over long periods. Since gaining his FIA, speaker Jon Spain has been (and remains) puzzled by how discount rates should sensibly be set (depending upon the purpose). Having tried to find a way of defining the problem using an off-market approach (as opposed to mark-to-market) for long-term entities, he eventually realised that using discount rates is actually the problem.

    Should DB actuaries be using something else? Join him at this breakfast event and let him explain …

  • IFoA CPD Co-ordinators’ Briefing

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    1 November 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThe theme of this year’s annual briefing is: Lifelong Learning – fit for the future

    This event is primarily for volunteer CPD Co-ordinators, who attend to represent their organisation. CPD Co-ordinators play a key role in effective engagement between organisations who employ our members and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).

    Organisations with three or more qualified actuaries are encouraged by the IFoA to appoint a CPD Co-ordinator. This is an IFoA recommendation.

  • The Actuary as a Data Scientist – What, How and Why?

    Staple Inn Hall High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    5 November 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsActuaries are well placed to introduce data science techniques into their toolkits and organisations as we equip the profession for the future. This one-day conference builds on recent IFoA events and is a call to action for actuaries and students in all practice areas interested in this exciting topic.

  • Autumn Lecture London 2018: In investment how do we define long term?

    HSBC 8 Canada Square Canary Wharf London, E14 5HQ
    7 November 2018

    Spaces available

    Register now for the London screening of the IFoA's forthcoming Autumn Lecture with speaker and former Financial Services Secretary (sometimes referred to as City Minister) in HM treasury, Lord Myners.

    Please note this is a live viewing of the lecture.  The actual lecture will take place in Edinburgh.

  • Autumn Lecture 2018: In investment how do we define long term?

    Assembly Rooms, 54 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LR
    7 November 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsRegistration NOW OPEN for the IFoA's forthcoming Autumn Lecture with speaker and former Financial Services Secretary (sometimes referred to as City Minister) in HM treasury, Lord Myners.

    This event is also being live streamed online and is available to members and non members. Please register here to book for the live stream.

  • Professional Skills Training - London (8 Nov)

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    8 November 2018

    Spaces available

      

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • Spaces available

    This talk will outline the structure of deals to date in the Dutch market, the challenges in determining the Solvency 2 capital treatment and the work done by the Longevity Risk Transfer Working Party of the Dutch Insurance Association, a proposal for a method for quantification of Basis Risk based on a recent paper “Basis Risk in Index Based Longevity Hedges: A Guide for Longevity Hedgers” by Cairns & El Boukfaoui, and implications for the future both in terms of the UK market and further academic research.

  • Risk Management and Business Ethics

    Staple Inn Hall High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    13 November 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsEthical issues are rising in prominence and risk managers need to keep pace with a highly dynamic environment. Ethical questions span a wide spectrum – sustainable investing, customer outcomes and, increasingly, wider business practices, conduct and culture.

  • KSS event – Artificial Intelligence and our actuarial future

    Edinburgh Hymans Robertson, 1 Exchange Place, Semple St, Edinburgh EH3 8BL
    14 November 2018

    Spaces available

    This talk will explore on the potential opportunities for actuaries given developments in AI, in traditional and wider fields. What might they be and how do we harness and create them? Do we need to evolve to stay relevant? Against a backdrop of broader technological developments, this session will explore audience views and ideas. The aim is to get us all thinking and talking about how we can embrace and lead technology change for a better future for our clients, society and for long and prosperous careers.

  • Girls – Count Us In, STEM Event, Edinburgh, 14 November

    Village The Hotel Club Edinburgh, 140 Crew Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2NY
    14 November 2018

    Spaces available

    The event will be appealing to girls who are interested in pursuing a career in STEM and therefore potentially a career as an actuary.

    This is the first event in a series of events we will be holding over the next year to promote diversity in the profession. 

  • Life Conference 2018

    ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4FP
    21-23 November 2018
    Spaces available

    LIFEThe Life Conference is the premier event for professionals interested in life insurance.  Offering a wide range of workshops and plenary sessions it’s the perfect opportunity to discover what’s hot and current in life insurance ensuring you get up to date on the latest thinking and innovation whilst meeting and exchanging ideas with a broad range of professionals.

  • Volunteer Recognition Reception, Liverpool

    ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4FP
    22 November 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsAs a thank you to all our Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) volunteers you are invited to join us at the ACC Liverpool, for an evening of drinks, canapes and networking.

    IFoA President, Jules Constantinou will be making a speech between 18.30 and 19.00

  • Current Issues in Pensions Seminar - Bristol

    Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre, 2  Lower Castle Street, Bristol BS1 3AD
    29 November 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThese seminars cover current issues and highlights in the UK pensions sector.

  • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (29 Nov 18)

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
    29 November 2018

    Spaces available

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • KSS Event – The optimal design of pension contracts

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA 
    30 November 2018

    Spaces available

    This talk will introduce a new pension contract that protects customers from adverse asset price movements, while keeping the potential of positive returns.  It has a transparent structure and clear  distribution rule, which can be easily understood by the customer. By comparing with other pensions contracts under a behavioural model (the Cumulative Prospect Theory), we show that this new contract can be the optimal choice for customers.

  • Practicing Certificate scheme changes and CPD - Q&A session

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square  Edinburgh EH3 8RA 
    30 November 2018

    Spaces available

    The IFoA Membership Team will hold a Q&A session to answer any questions regarding CPD or the recent changes to Practicing Certificates. Following a review from 1 September some changes have been  made to the Practicing Certificate scheme. The majority of these changes are around the experience requirements. This session will directly follow the KSS Event – The optimal design of pension contract.

  • SIAS Event: Talk on Pension Freedoms

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    4 December 2018

    Spaces available

    This talk will be given by Ian McKeever, and provides a different take on the problem of investment after retirement.

    • KSS event: How is Scotland’s population changing and what are the implications?

      National Records of Scotland New Register House (The Dome) 3 West Register Street Edinburgh EH1 3YT
      6 December 2018

      Spaces available

      The National Records of Scotland (NRS) collects, preserves and produces information about Scotland's people and history to inform current and future generations - work that underpins the fabric of Scottish society and tells the story of our nation. This KSS talk will explore the following and other areas impacting Scotland’s changing population, and assess the potential implications of the changes:

      • population statistics
      • life expectancy
      • changes in age structure
      • birth and death rates, including causes of death statistics
    • Current Issues in Pensions Seminar - London

      Rooms on Regent’s Park 27 Sussex Place Regent’s Park London NW1 4RG
      10 December 2018

      Spaces available

      IFoA Logo for EventsThese seminars cover current issues and highlights in the UK pensions sector.

    • Professional Skills Training - London (12 Dec 18)

      Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
      12 December 2018

      Spaces available

      A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

    • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (13 Dec 18)

      IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
      13 December 2018

      Spaces available

      A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

    • Professional Skills Training - London (17 Jan 19)

      Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
      17 January 2019

      Spaces available

      A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

    • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (22 Jan 19)

      IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
      22 January 2019

      Spaces available

      A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

    • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (13 Feb 19)

      IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
      13 February 2019

      Spaces available

       

      A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

    • Professional Skills Training - London (26 February 19)

      Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
      26 February 2019

      Spaces available

      A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.