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Highlights of the Life Conference 2018 - Edinburgh

Tuesday 19 March 2019 09:00 - 17:00

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This event will cover the highlights from the Life Conference 2018 held in Liverpool. The Conference Committee has reviewed session feedback and has put together a high-quality technical programme featuring the best sessions from the Life Conference 2018.  Book now to ensure your place.

Confirmed speakers

  • John Atherton, Standard Life
  • Peter Banthorpe, RGA
  • Gabi Baumgartner, Deloitte 
  • Ashley Campbell, RMS
  • Anthony Coughlan, PwC
  • Andy Dunbar, Standard Life
  • Matthew Edwards, Willis Towers Watson
  • Kamran Foroughi, Willis Towers Watson
  • Shailee Jethra, KPMG
  • Richard Olswang, Prudential
  • Malcolm Slee, Chair of the Professional Content Development Working Group
  • Andrew Smith, University College Dublin


09.00-09.30 Registration
09.30-09.40 Chairs Welcome: Dawn Whittaker
09.40-10.40 Plenary 1: Advances in Predicting Mortality and Morbidity with Genetics and the Risk of Anti-selection
Speaker: Peter Banthorpe, RGA
10.40-10.45 Transfer time

Workshop A

A1: Proxy Models
Speakers: Gabi Baumgartner, Deloitte and Andrew Smith, University College Dublin

A2: Automating Retirement
Speakers: John Atherton and Andy Dunbar, Standard Life 

11.35-12.00 Morning refreshments

Workshop B

B1: Reimagining the 1918 pandemic
Speaker: Ashley Campbell, RMS

B2: More ideas on how to use EI to get the best from your teams
Speakers: Michelle Lister and Peter Heffernan, PwC 

12.50-13.50 Lunch

Workshop C

Speakers: Anthony Coughlan, PwC, Richard Olswang, Prudential and Kamran Foroughi, Willis Towers Watson

C2: Consolidation
Speakers: Richard Baddon, Deloitte and James Logie

14.40-14.45 Transfer time

Workshop D

D1: More to WP than NP conversion
Speaker: Shailee Jethra, KPMG

D2: Big Data Analytics
Speaker: Matthew Edwards, Willis Towers Watson

15.35-15.55 Afternoon refreshments

Plenary 2: Professional Skills Session
Speaker: Malcolm Slee

16.55-17.00 Chair's closing remarks




Apex Grassmarket Hotel, 31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS

Nearest Public Transport

Waverley Station

Pricing information


Members - £410.00
Non-Members £550.00

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