The third European Congress of Actuaries discusses the professional challenges and opportunities in traditional work areas as well as in new areas of activity of actuaries: new technologies, data science and cyber risks, behavioral finance, consumer protection, independent advice, capital standards, implementation of Solvency II, IORP, actuarial skills in wider fields and much more. The target audience includes practitioners, actuaries and academics, risk managers working in industry, decision makers and other professionals interested in the future of risk management in Europe. More information: www.eca2019.org
Apart from recordings of 36 presentations from the parallel sessions, the congress program features four Plenary Sessions with well-known invited experts. The Plenary Sessions are:
More information on the program can be found here.
Additionally, due to the very successful Call for Papers, actuview can present also a number of exclusively produced online sessions as part of the program. These contributions are already available from early May.
Slowing population mortality improvement trends have been evident in many countries in recent years, making forecasting mortality improvements in the short-term more difficult for actuaries. In this webcast, Peter Banthorpe presents a summary of this phen
Applying a Mark-to-Market approach to evaluate the fair value of the insurer's commitment (best-estimate) for a saving French contract in â‚¬, implies having the prices of options and guarantees of insurance policies. Since this informatio
Using Reinsurance to Control P&L Volatility (presented at GIRO 2018 on 24 October 2018 / slot A1). I start with a rudimentary refresher re: the P&L and Balance Sheet statements of an insurer. A general reinsurance solution is found, then tailored
A multiline aggregate reinsurance contract is a popular reinsurance cover that can be adjusted to the needs of an insurance company. The last decade has seen many European cedants considering and opting for this non-traditional reinsurance cover in order
This paper focuses on the use of Big Data Analytics to detect motor insurance fraud. Fraud Management is inevitable to insurance companies as this informs the level of risk covered which in turn affects the premiums being charged. Over the years, the effe
The European life insurance industry must adapt in order to survive a stagnant economic environment characterized by low interest rates and a volatile sovereign risk. New regulatory changes under Solvency 2 and IFRS 17 combined with new disruptive technol
There has been significant use of stochastic mortality models that aim at estimating and forecasting mortality rates based on past trends. The vast use of these extrapolative methods has seen extension of various stochastic mortality models to include spe
The use of unstructured data in (re)insurance has become a central topic with the arrival of new statistical practices related to data science. Today, we have many examples that prove there is a growing interest in gathering and exploiting these data: opt