by Nick van der Nest (Munich Re)
by Hassan Scott Odierno (Actuarial Partners Consulting)
How can actuaries leverage human-centric design to create new products and services that are relevant to the customer? Learn the design-thinking framework and see how it can be applied to insurance.
Actuaries are increasingly identifying themselves as working in “data”. Actuaries have analytical and business knowledge skills as well as ethical and professional standards that are valuable in this field.Andy will provide a few case studies
There is a rapidly developing environment with respect to the use of Big Data and Data Analytics in the Asia-Pacific region. Insurers and regulators in the region have an awareness of and appreciation for the potential benefits of Big Data and Data Analyt
Other economic sectors such as healthcare are fast developing to incorporate artificial intelligence and advanced analytics as an aid to (augment) medical professionals. The question of how AI will be incorporated across the insurance chain and actuarial
Today’s cyber landscape is radically different from the past. Advanced threats are stealthy and lethal. They are difficult to detect. Unfortunately, cyber protection technologies continue to progress in a detection-oriented framework. It is therefor
by Dr. Frank Ashe
by Alain Peddle (Ping An Health)
by Colin Priest (DataRobot)
This presentation will discuss how big data and new technologies are changing how actuaries work: by creating new insights to data, new opportunities for actuaries’ and new challenges to how actuarial work is done. The session will share information
Can incentives really change physical activity?
While InsurTechs are good at technology, their solution can reach to the wider group only when they collaborate with re/insurers. Who better than actuaries to help InsurTechs in this journey? But are actuaries ready? What do they need to learn & do?
Speaker: Jeff Heaton, Ph.D., FLMI, Vice President, Data Science, RGA In this video, RGA’s Jeff Heaton discusses advances in AI that have been applied by Google to master the game of chess using simulated data, and how this technology can support lif
Update on InsurTech and Digitization in Insurance Speaker: Frank Genheimer (New Insurance Business) Change in insurance business is accelerating, however, it is still on a considerable low level. Which is surprising since technology offers solutions to ma
Premature deaths and chronic conditions continue to grow worldwide. In order to reduce these early deaths, it is important to understand how lifestyle behaviors influence health outcomes. In this webcast, Julianne Callaway explains the impact of physical
Behavioral science helps insurers create products, policies and communications based on how people really do think and behave rather than how we think they should think and behave. In this webcast, Matt Battersby explains the key principles of behavioral
The research used actuarial techniques and historical commodity price data to synthetically create new historical investment return data going back 200-750 years - mostly based on data from the US, England and the EU. The research produced a surprising re
During the spring of 2018, the Finnish Centre for Pensions made a small-scale proof-of-concept (poc) machine learning test to classify imminent disability pensions among the working age population of Finland. We made the classification to predict disabili
The recent increase in the amount of data generated, stored and analyzed by insurers to establish their pricing and underwriting policies has led to the emergence of new needs. Both from a regulatory point of view, with the recent implementation in the Eu
Reserving is one of the core businesses of the actuarial profession. For insurance companies, it represents major strategic and economic challenges and its practice is subject to ever more advanced developments. Standard claims reserves valuation techniqu
This session follows on from the session presented as part of the Virtual ICA 2018 program. In 2017 the Value of With-Profits for Consumers Working Party conducted a customer survey and analysed the results. In 2018 the Working Party has conducted a furth
Insurance professionals collect a huge amount of data from their customers. However, the insurance sector is currently lagging behind in data analytics applications and needs to up its game to compete with big tech companies and disruptors such as insurte