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  • Welsh Actuarial Society Sessional Meeting: Actuarial Monitoring Scheme

    Hodge Bank, One Central Square, Cardiff CF10 1FS
    21 August 2018

    Spaces available

    On 29 June 2018 the IFoA launched a consultation on proposals for the introduction of a scheme for monitoring the quality of actuarial work. A whole range of activities is proposed, from the direct review of work - for higher profile/public interest roles in the UK - to broader data gathering activities across the Membership internationally.

  • KSS Event – Game changing cancer treatments

    Glasgow Mercer, 5 George Square, Glasgow G2 1AR
    28 August 2018

    Spaces available

    Nicola Oliver from Medical Intelligence will present a talk on game-changing cancer treatments, including details of treatments that harness the innate immune system to recognize tumours as foreign thus allowing the immune system to respond.   Nicola believes that this is the most exciting breakthrough in cancer treatment yet.

     

  • KSS event – Game changing cancer treatments

    Edinburgh Grant Thornton, 7 Exchange Crescent, Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8AN
    28 August 2018

    Spaces available

    Nicola Oliver from Medical Intelligence will present a talk on game-changing cancer treatments, including details of treatments that harness the innate immune system to recognize tumours as foreign thus allowing the immune system to respond.   Nicola believes that this is the most exciting breakthrough in cancer treatment yet.

  • KSS Event: The Effective Actuary

    Glasgow Deloitte, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3BX
    6 September 2018

    Spaces available

    The actuarial qualification is well-respected, but can also carry with it user preconceptions, not all of which are helpful.   Sometimes these preconceptions can be proved true in practice - sadly, this is particularly the case with communication effectiveness. Drawing on his experiences as both a writer and receiver of actuarial communications, IFoA Past President David Hare will set out some hints and tips to help you become an even more effective communicator.

  • Spaces available

    The IFoA’s President-elect, John Taylor and Chief Executive, Derek Cribb will be in Singapore on 11 September.  In conjunction with their visit, we would like to invite members based in Singapore to an event covering one-hour CPD and a new qualifiers, awards and volunteer recognition ceremony.

  • Insurance Investment Roundtable (IFoA & PRA)

    BMO Global Asset Management offices (Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2NY
    12 September 2018

    Spaces available

    The IFoA hosts regular roundtable meetings with the PRA on best practice in insurance investment and the application of the Prudent Person Principle, which governs insurance investment under Solvency II.

    These roundtables are organised by the IFoA’s Finance and Investment Practice Board, supporting its members with access to relevant information on industry and regulatory developments. They have been attended by a diverse group of IFoA members, including insurance CIOs and Heads of ALM, actuarial and investment consultants, insurance asset managers, and investment bankers. 

  • Networking Event - The Stochastic Full Balance Sheet Model

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, WC1V 7QJ
    12 September 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsHow much surplus do we require under a 1inX event?

    This talk aims to answer this question and will include an introduction to the use of stochastic full balance sheet models in addition to discussing the application of such models within risk management.

  • Half day workshop: Decumulation and Investment Return-Sharing: What is the Latest Research?

    Level 2 – Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square, Edinburgh, EH3 8RA, UK
    13 September 2018

    Spaces available

    ARCThis workshop will showcase the latest research being carried out by the IFoA’s Actuarial Research Centre through the commissioned research programme ‘Minimising Longevity and Investment Risk while Optimising Future Pension Plans’.

    The programme is seeking to develop pension product designs that keep the customers' needs at the forefront, with a real income in retirement that minimises costs for the customer.

  • IFoA China Member Event–Beijing

    Grand Hyatt Beijing, 1 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (Event signage will be available onsite ) Chinese Address: 北京东城区长安街1号东方广场,北京东方君悦大酒店(见现场引导牌)
    13 September 2018

    Spaces available

    The IFoA President-elect Mr John Taylor and CEO Mr Derek Cribb will visit Asia and Southeast Asia, and would like to invite you to the IFoA Beijing Member Event on Thursday 13 September 2018. It is part of John’s first Presidential visit to this region.

    John will deliver a presentation entitled “The world is changing - are we ready?” and present the awards to the Newly Qualifiers in Beijing.

    This event applies to all practice areas and is free for all IFoA members. Attendees can claim up to 1 hour CPD. Tea-breaks and soft drinks will be served.

  • IFoA China Member Event - Shanghai

    Shanghai Tower: 42F, High-end Wealth Management Shanghai Tower Base, Lujiazui Financial City, No. 501 YIncheng Mid-road, Shanghai, China Chinese address: 上海市银城中路501号上海中心大厦42楼陆家嘴金融城高端财富管理上海中心基地
    14 September 2018

    Spaces available

    The IFoA President-elect Mr John Taylor and CEO Mr Derek Cribb will visit Asia and Southeast Asia, and would like to invite you to the IFoA Shanghai Member Event on Friday 14 September 2018. It is part of John’s first Presidential visit to this region.

    John will deliver a presentation entitled “The world is changing - are we ready?” and present the awards to the Newly Qualifiers in Shanghai.

    This event applies to all practice areas and is free for all IFoA members. Attendees can claim up to 1 hour CPD. Tea-breaks and soft drinks will be served.

  • 2018 Asian Actuarial Conference (AAC)

    Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong T:(852) 2252 5888
    16 September 2018 - 19 September 2018

    Spaces available

    2018 AAC – Be Part of this Exceptional Conference!
     

    The Actuarial Society of Hong Kong (ASHK) is proud to host the 2018 Asian Actuarial Conference (AAC), themed “Redefining the New Insurance World”, which will take place in Asia’s World City – Hong Kong from 16 to 19 September 2018. This Conference will be held at the prestigious Kerry Hotel with an expected attendance of over 500 actuaries and insurance professionals across Asia as well as other parts of the world.

  • Spaces available

    ARCThrough its Actuarial Research Centre (ARC), the IFoA is sponsoring a research programme that seeks to develop new methods for assessing basis risk and evaluating longevity improvement based on Big Health and Actuarial Data.

    Join this webinar to hear more from the Principal Investigator of this research programme, Professor Elena Kulinskaya (University of East Anglia) and Co-Investigator Nigel Wright (Aviva).

  • Sessional Research Event: Hot topics in Health and Care

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    17 September 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThis event will explore digital technology and disability claims, presented by Adele Groyer and Ross Campbell, age-dependance of 1918 pandemic mortality, presented by Gordon Woo, and long term care reform for Germany, presented by Tim Eppert.

  • IFoA China Member Event – Hong Kong

    Grand Salon, F1, Harbour Grand Kowloon, 20 Tak Fung Street, Whampoa Garden, Hunghom, Kowloon (MTR Whampoa Station, Exit D2) Chinese Address: 香港九龙海逸君绰酒店(Harbour Grand Kowloon),一层君逸厅(Grand Salon),香港九龙红磡黄埔花园德丰街20号 (港铁黄埔站D2出口)
    18 September 2018

    Spaces available

    The IFoA President-elect Mr John Taylor and CEO Mr Derek Cribb will visit Hong Kong and would like to invite you to the IFoA Hong Kong Member Event on Tuesday 18 September 2018. It is part of John’s first Presidential visit to this region.

  • Investment Strategy for Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Pension Funds 2018

    Staple Inn Staple Inn Hall High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    25 September 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThe Investment Strategy for Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Pension Funds is a one day session designed for actuaries with all levels of experience and background, aiming to bring the latest thinking, expert opinion and also offers networking opportunities. Sessions in the past have covered a wide range of topics but mainly fall within four categories: 1) Investment policy and application in an actuarial context 2) macro-economic updates 3) asset class specific sessions and 4) wider areas, such as behavioural finance for actuaries. 

  • Volunteer Recognition Reception, London

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    27 September 2018

    Spaces available

    As a tIFoA Logo for Eventshank you to all our Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) volunteers you are invited to join us at Staple Inn Hall, for an evening of drinks, canapes and networking, in London.

  • KSS Event – Strategy Risk and Stress and Scenario Testing

    Royal London St Andrew House, 1 Thistle St, Edinburgh EH2 1DG
    1 October 2018

    Spaces available

    This talk will be in two parts: the first considers Strategy Risk, defining this in terms of risks to future sales and initiatives to drive value from the back book.  External and internal risks are considered along with how we may mitigate these.  A key mitigant of Strategy Risk is Stress and Scenario Testing (SST) which helps firms to identify risks to strategy as well as understand how strategy impacts on financial strength.  The second part of the talk covers practical aspects of SST including scenario development and quantification.

  • Spaces available

    ARCThrough its Actuarial Research Centre (ARC), and in partnership with the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, the IFoA is sponsoring a research programme that seeks to develop a new generation of mortality and morbidity models, with a specific focus on the drivers for mortality.

    Join this webinar to hear more from the Principal Investigator of this research programme, Professor Andrew Cairns (Heriot-Watt University).

  • Spaces available

    ARCThrough its Actuarial Research Centre (ARC), the IFoA is sponsoring a research programme that seeks to develop pension product designs that keep the customers’ needs at the forefront, with a real income in retirement while minimising costs for the customer.  

    Join this webinar to hear more from one of the Principal Investigators of this research programme, Dr. Catherine Donnelly (Heriot-Watt) and ARC Director, Professor Andrew Cairns.

  • Spaces available

    ARCThrough its Actuarial Research Centre (ARC), the IFoA is sponsoring a research programme that seeks explore the decision-making of institutional investors, in particular insurers and pension schemes, and the biases that may affect their investment decisions.

    Join this webinar to hear more from the Principal Investigator of this research programme, Professor Peter Ayton (City, University of London) and co-researcher Dr. Iain Clacher (University of Leeds).

  • Workshop for Chief Actuaries and Senior Life Actuaries

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

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThis session, now in its fifth year, is aimed at senior actuaries working in life insurance - predominantly Chief Actuaries, but also Reviewing Actuaries and others working in risk and financial reporting.

    The session is intended to give participants a briefing on current and upcoming considerations for year end reporting and we are aiming to make it as interactive as possible in order to maximise sharing of perspectives and ideas across the group.

  • Staying Afloat in the Tidal Wave of Regulation

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

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for Eventshe constant flow of regulatory change challenges firms and particularly their boards of directors on several levels.  This event is an opportunity to discuss how firms and their boards can most effectively anticipate and respond to regulatory change whilst also staying true to their responsibilities as a director and, in many cases, as a professional. 

  • Girls – Count Us In, STEM Event, 10 October, London

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    10 October 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. 

  • Volunteer Recognition Reception, Edinburgh

    The Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen St Edinburgh EH2 1JD
    10 October 2018

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsAs a thank you to all our Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) volunteers (past and present) you are invited to join us at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery for an evening of drinks, canapes and networking, in Edinburgh.

  • Health and Care Networking Event - Future of Insurance in a Changing World

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

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThe rapid convergence of the skilled human with the intelligent machine is changing business models and transforming the playing field at breath-taking speed. It is no longer a question of “what if” but rather one of “so how”. In 2016 the futures based documentary, The Incredible Curious Adventure, explored how South African insurers were attempting to answer this challenge. In 2017 the research went global with alternative findings on how the world not only views this future but is adapting to survive and succeed in this exponential space. This session presented by Peter Temple, Gen Re, shares highlights of the global documentary and new emerging insights.

  • Sessional Research Event: Improving the Success of InsurTech Opportunities Including a Guide for Ris

    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 may 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.

  • Discount rates must die

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

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.