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  • Autumn Lecture 2020: Professor Elroy Dimson

    Online webinar
    14 October 2020

    Spaces available

    Many individuals and institutions have a long-term focus, and invest funds for the benefit of future generations. Their strategy should reflect their long horizon. University endowments are one of the oldest classes of institutional investor, and I will present the first study of the management of these endowments over the very long term.

  • GIRO Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Available to watch globally in November.
    02-13 November 2020
    Spaces available

    This year's GIRO has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the general insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's GI Online Learning Resource area

  • Life Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Online
    16 November 2020 - 27 November 2020

    Spaces available

    This year's Life Conference has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the life insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's website.

  • Spaces available

    The webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities schemes face in evaluating end game options, choosing a target state and understanding the impact this strategic decision could have on member outcomes long after the “end state” is reached. Adolfo, Kevin and Rhian bring over 60 years of experience in the industry and a variety of perspectives as scheme actuary, covenant adviser, trustee, de-risking adviser and insurer.

  • Spaces available

    Cash-flow driven investing is a game-changer for DB pension funds navigating their end-game. Suitable for sponsors who want to reduce risks on their balance sheets. And for trustees, it shifts the focus to providing greater certainty of returns, managing funding level volatility and ensuring they have enough income to pay cash-flow requirements.

  • Spaces available

    Patrick Kennedy, Partner at Gateley Legal and Founding Director of Entrust (a leading professional pensions trustee company), will be delivering an update on the latest legal developments during the course of 2020. With both a pensions legal perspective and over 25 years of trustee service, Patrick will seek to highlight how the letter of the law has continued to evolve against the backdrop of a difficult and challenging year

  • Spaces available

    The talk will provide an understanding of the priorities and relationships between deficit reduction contributions, in the context of wider scheme funding, and different types of value outflow from the employer based on the working party’s recently published report. 

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Community Name Description Join Link
Banking MIG This Banking MIG connects all people with an interest in Banking, Finance and Investment and the wider Actuarial fields.
Bulk Annuities and Longevity Swaps Member Interest Group The new Bulk Annuities and Longevity Swaps Member Interest Group (MIG) is relevant to the broad range of actuaries interested in the fast growing activity of de-risking pension plans through (primarily) bulk annuities or longevity swaps.
Damages Member Interest Group Welcome to the Damages Member Interest Group (Damages MIG) community where members can share knowledge and ideas and gain insight into general issues relating to awards in respect of damages and personal injury.
Diversity Advisory Group This community was initially established to look at how women within the IFoA are represented in senior positions and have now expanded to look at stimulating debate and forming recommendations around other diversity issues within the IFoA.
Financial consumer interest group
Funeral Plans Member Interest Group The objectives of this Member Interest Group are: to support actuaries working on pre-paid funeral plan trusts (FPT); to provide CPD and professionalism opportunities and events to actuaries working on FPT; to provide actuaries working on FPT with a forum and a network for discussing issues arising from work on FPT; to encourage the sharing of developmental resources and experience to help develop current and potential FPT actuaries.
In-house Actuaries Member Interest Group This is a community for the use of members of the In-house Actuaries Members Interest Group (MIG).
Longevity Catalysts Membership Interest Group By definition, changes in the average human lifespan are realised slowly over time. It can be useful though to reclassify this emergence as the long term result of a series of various trigger events that have occurred at a single point in time.
Non-executive directors' interest group Welcome to the Non-Executive Directors' Member Interest Group (NEDs MIG) community where members can share knowledge and ideas and gain insight into general issues affecting Boards and NEDs.
Recovery and Resolution Planning Member Interest Group The objectives of this Member Interest Group are: to discuss and review published guidance from regulators on Recovery and Resolution Planning. Currently, PRA’s Fundamental Rule 8 is for all insurance companies to have a resolution plan. the group will act as a means for actuaries who are working in this area to share ideas and information. the group will also support the IFoA Policy Team with the response to any consultation papers that are issued on this and related subjects, typically by FSB, IAIS, EIOPA or PRA. 

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