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South-East Asia regional community - Past events

Date Location Topic Speakers
9 November 2020 Live webinar IFoA/ASM Joint Webinar, Crop Insurance - A Case Study on India
  • Charchit Agrawal, IFoA's GI Asia working party member
  • Saunak Dutta, IFoA's GI Asia working party member
15 October 2020 Live webinar Asia Town Hall 2020
  • Stephen Mann, IFoA's Chief Executive
  • Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA's President 2020/2021

View recording of the webinar

7-25 September 2020 Live webinar Asia Conference Webinar Series 2020

Speakers include:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Actuarial Work by Nicholas Yeo, Nicholas Actuarial Solutions
  • Actuary's Impact through Lifestyle Products by Chong Sheng Lim, Xiaomi Digital Technology Co, Ltd.
  • Practical Guide to Climate Change by Marjan Qazvini, Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia and Choong Hern Ooi
  • and many more

The webinar recordings are available for purchase via the IFoA's website

4 August 2020 Live webinar IFoA/ASM joint webinar: AI-Trends and Challenges on Insurability
  • Adam George, FIA, IFoA's GI Asia working party member
  • Lau  Sie Liang, FIA, IFoA's GI Asia working party chair
18 June 2020 Live webinar IFoA Presidential Address - Uncertainty, Culture and Imagination
  • Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA's President 2020/2021

View recording of the webinar

15 June 2020 Live webinar IFoA Annual General Meeting
  • IFoA Leadership Team
20 May 2020 Live streaming via IPS Facebook Employment Risks in the Age of Pandemics Panellists:
  • Mr Christopher Gee, Head, Governance & Economy of the Institute of Policy Studies (Moderator)
  • Mr Desmond Choo, Assistant Secretary-General, National Trades Union Congress and Member of Parliament
  • Dr John Taylor, President, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries 
  • Mr Lim Yew Heng, Regional Head of Public Affairs, Grab
  • Dr Ong Qiyan, Deputy Director (Research),  Social Service Research Centre, National University of Singapore
10 April 2020 Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand & Vietnam (Virtual) IFoA webinar - "COVID-19 - Risk, Uncertainty, Psychology and Judgement"
  • Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA's President-elect 2019/2020
8 April 2020 Singapore (Virtual) IFoA webinar - "COVID-19 - Risk, Uncertainty, Psychology and Judgement"
  • Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA's President-elect 2019/2020
3 April 2020 Malaysia (Virtual)

IFoA webinar - "COVID-19 - Risk, Uncertainty, Psychology and Judgement"

  • Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA's President-elect 2019/2020
11 – 12 December 2019 Kuala Lumpur Joint IFoA/ASM/CAS/IAAust Annual General Insurance & Takaful Seminar 2019
  • Adam George, Member of the IFoA's GI Asia International Working Party
  • Graham Robertson, Director, Deloitte South-East Asia
  • Justin Chan, Member of the IFoA's Cashless Society Working Party
  • Nelson Danam, Technology Senior Manager, Deloitte
29 November 2019 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Actuarial Conference 2019
  • Caryn Chua, South-East Asia Representative, IFoA
  • Itt Apiraktivong, Chief Actuary, Prudential Thailand
  • Joey Zhou, Director of Product Developments, South-East Asia, RGA
  • Vincent Shi, Head of China and South Asia, SCOR ReMark
31 October 2019 Singapore Joint IFoA/SAS Cyber Risk Presentation and Roundtable Discussion
  • Peter Hacker, International Cyber Security Expert, Distinction.Global
22 October 2019 Singapore IFoA New Qualifiers and Awards ceremony
  • Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA's President-elect 2019/2020
21 – 24 October 2019 Singapore Asian Actuarial Conference 2019

Welcome remarks: Frederic Weber, President of the Singapore Actuarial Society

  • Anusha Thavarajah, CEO Life & Health APAC (Dec 19), Allianz Singapore
  • Azim Mithani, EVP, Singapore Life
  • Charles Hung, CEO & Executive Director, Blue
  • Ofir Shalev, Chief Data Officer, GoJek
  • Tan Suee Chieh, President-elect 2019/2020, IFoA
23 August 2019 Kuala Lumpur IFoA New Qualifiers Ceremony and members event
  • Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA's President-elect 2019/2020
5 August 2019 Bangkok Joint Regional Seminar 2019

Welcome remarks: Tommy Pichet, President of The Society of Actuaries of Thailand

  • Amar Mehta, Director, PwC
  • Ding Wern Liang, Head of Pricing South-East Asia, SCOR
  • Mariette Thulliez, Chief Pricing Actuary, Partner Re
31 July 2019 Jakarta Joint Regional Seminar 2019

Welcome remarks: Fauzi Arfan, President of the Society of Actuaries of Indonesia

  • Brian Colgan, Head of Life Insurance Consulting, Milliman
  • Chua Siew Leng, Senior Actuarial Manager, SCOR Global Life
  • Tze Leong Chan, Strategy and Business Development Head, Gen Re
29 & 31 July 2019 Kuala Lumpur Joint Regional Seminar 2019

Welcome remarks: Sophia Ch'ng, President of Actuarial Society of Malaysia

  • Chris Hancorn, Hong Kong Lead, PwC
  • Des Thomas, SVP & Chief Actuary, Asia, MetLife
  • Natasha Su Sivarajah, Consulting Actuary, Milliman
26 July 2019 Ho Chi Minh City Joint Regional Seminar 2019
  • Andy Yang, Asia Sub-Committee, Actuaries Institute Australia
  • Regina Lee, Senior Pricing Actuary, Partner Re
  • Shiuan You Tang, Pricing Actuary, SCOR
4 July 2019 Bangkok IFoA/AIA Joint Professional Skills Training
  • Caryn Chua, IFoA’s South-East Asia Representative
  • Emma Gilpin, IFoA's Head of Regulatory Policy
28 June 2019 Kuala Lumpur IFoA/ASM Joint Professional Skills Training
  • Caryn Chua, IFoA’s South-East Asia Representative
  • Emma Gilpin, IFoA's Head of Regulatory Policy
25 June 2019 Singapore IFoA/SAS Joint Professional Skills Training
  • Caryn Chua, IFoA’s South-East Asia Representative
  • Emma Gilpin, IFoA's Head of Regulatory Policy
9 – 10 May 2019 Chengdu IFoA Asia Conference 2019

Welcome remarks: Mr Deyun Cao, The Executive Deputy President and Secretary General, the Insurance Asset Management Association of China (IAMAC)

  • Alain Peddle, Deputy CEO, PingAn Health
  • Simon Richards, Head of Insurance Solutions, Insight Investment
  • Tan Suee Chieh, Incoming President-elect, IFoA
8 February 2019 Singapore Actuarial Career Fair 2019
  • Caryn Chua, IFoA’s South-East Asia Representative
  • Marie Lee, IFoA's Regional Coordinator, South-East Asia
31 January 2019 Thailand IFoA/SOAT Joint Professional Skills Training
  • Caryn Chua, IFoA’s South-East Asia Representative
  • Suchin Pongpuengpit, SOAT’s Past President
12 – 13 December 2018 Kuala Lumpur Fifth Joint Annual General Insurance & Takaful Seminar

Facing the Future: Tomorrow's Challenges & Opportunities Regulatory Policy
Speakers:

  • Kate Chen, Assistant Vice President, Guy Carpenter
  • Mehul Dave, Director, Deloitte
  • Simon Lee, Regional Chief Operation Officer, AXA Partners Asia
  • Pang-Hsiang Chye, Principal & Consulting Actuary, Milliman
  • Kelvin Hii, Vice President, MSIG Insurance
  • Zainal Kassim, Senior Partner, Actuarial Partners Consulting
31 October 2018 Singapore Professional Skills Training
  • Albertus Setiadi, PacificLife Re
  • Emma Gilpin, IFoA’s Head of Regulatory Policy
  • Frank McInerney, SAS’ Professional Affairs committee member
29 October 2018 Kuala Lumpur IFoA/ASM Joint Professional Skills Training
  • Aiza Yasmin, Partner at Actuarial Partners
  • Emma Gilpin, IFoA's Head of Regualtory Policy
  • Sophia Ch'ng, ASM's President-elect
  • Yeoh Eng Hun, ASM's Vice President

11 September 
2018

Singapore IFoA New Qualifiers and Volunteers Recognition Ceremony
  • John Taylor, IFoA’s President-elect
  • Jesper Pan, Deputy Director, Insurance Department, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
  • Christopher Gee, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Policy Studies, National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • Tomasz Kurczyk, Digital Transformation Director, AXA

6 August 2018

Bangkok Joint Regional Seminar 2018

Welcome remarks: Tommy Pichet, President of Society of Actuaries of Thailand

  • Dr. Bruce Porteous, Investment Director, Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI)
  • P.K. Senthilkumar, Chief Executive Officer, Red Planet Solution (M) Sdn. Bhd
  • Chihong An, Equity Principal, Milliman
  • Joseph Kim, Consulting Actuary, Milliman
  • Bryce Shepherd, Actuary, SCOR Global Life
1 August 2018 Jakarta Joint Regional Seminar 2018

Welcome remarks: Arfan Fauzi, President of Persatuan Aktuaris Indonesia

  • Andry Alamsyah, Director of Digital Business Ecosystem Research Center, Telkom University
  • James Lin, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
  • Brian Colgan Head of Life Consulting for Indonesia and Consulting Actuary, Milliman
  • Frank Dubois, Partner, KPMG
30 – 31 July 2018 Kuala Lumpur Joint Regional Seminar 2018

Welcome remarks: Gary Hoo, President of Actuarial Society of Malaysia

  • Mei-Chee Shum, North Asia Leader, Insurance Consulting and Technology, Willis Towers Watson
  • Dustin Ball, Partner, Ernst & Young
  • Clement Fung, Deputy Head of Hong Kong, SCOR Global Life
  • Steven Tan, Regional Actuary, Gen Re Life/Health Asia
10 – 11 May 2018 Bangkok Asia Conference 2018

Welcome address: Dr Suthiphon Thaveechaiyagarn, Secretary General, Office of Insurance Commission Thailand

• Huynh Thanh Phong, Group CEO, FWD
• Rosaline Chow Koo, Founder and CEO, CXA Group
• Ng Keng Hooi, Group CEO, AIA Group
• Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA's Council member and Conference Programme Chairperson
• Chris Wei, Executive Chairman, Aviva Asia
• Colin Wilson, IFoA’s immediate past president
• Thomas Wilson, Global Chief Risk Officer, Allianz SE

7 May 2018

Kuala Lumpur

IFoA New Qualifiers and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

Colin Wilson, IFoA’s Immediate Past President
Derek Cribb, IFoA’s Chief Executive
7 March 2018 Singapore

Professional Skills Training

Emma Gilpin, IFoA’s Head of Regulatory Policy and Sally Calder, IFoA’s Education Actuary

5 March 2018 Kuala Lumpur

Professional Skills Training

Caryn Chua, IFoA’s Actuary Representative of South-East Asia and Sally Calder, IFoA’s Education Actuary

8 February 2018 Singapore Actuarial Career Fair 2018 n/a
26 January 2018 Singapore IFoA Members’ Lunch Talk Mr. Derek Cribb (Chief Executive of IFoA)
14 December 2017 Singapore IFoA Actuaries’ Code Consultation Mr. Tan Suee Chieh (IFoA’s council member)
11 – 12 December 2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Property Insurance

Presenters and panel discussion members:

  • Mr Gary Hoo, President, ASM
  • Mr Yoon Yew Khuen, Director of Insurance Development, BNM
  • Dato’ Sri Mohamed Hassan Md. Kamil, Group CEO, Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad
  • Mr Chua Seck Guan, CEO and Executive Director, MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd
  • Mr Fazlur Azmi bin Abdul Malek, Chief Underwriter for General Insurance and Takaful, Etiqa Group
  • Mr Mahendran Samiappan, CEO, Insurance Services Malaysia
  • Mr Brian Brown, President, CAS
  • Mr Jim Guszcza, Chief Data Scientist, Deloitte Consulting
16 November 2017 Singapore CPD session and Awards ceremony Mr. Tan Suee Chieh
15 November 2017 Kuala Lumpur CPD session and New Qualifiers ceremony Mr. Tan Suee Chieh
10 October 2017 Singapore

Professional Skills Training

Emma Gilpin, Senior Regulatory Lawyer and Caryn Chua, Actuary Representative of South East-Asia

9 October 2017

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Professional Skills Training Emma Gilpin, Senior Regulatory Lawyer and Caryn Chua, Actuary Representative of South East-Asia
7 - 8 August 2017 Kuala Lumpur

Joint Regional Seminar 2017

  • Nicholas Yeo Chee Lek FIA FASM FSA FSAS
  • George Kau FSA FASM
  • Farzana Ismail FIA FASM
  • Hassan Scott Odierno FSA FASM
4 August 2017

Bangkok

Joint Regional Seminar 2017
  • Ellen N. Ryan
  • Vanessa Lou
  • Cindy Nawacharoen
21 July 2017 Ho Chi Minh City Professional Skills Training Caryn Chua, IFoA’s Actuary Representative of South-East Asia
13 July 2017 Singapore Lunch and Learn with IFoA's President-elect, Jules Constantinou Jules Constantinou, President-elect, IFoA
15 May 2017 Jakarta Professional Skills Training Hosted by Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
8 May 2017 Singapore Keep calm and ask an actuary - The relevance of the actuarial profession in 2017 and beyond Marjorie Ngwenya, President-elect of the IFoA
Matthew Maguire, President of the Singapore Actuarial Society
Waiyi Lee, Director and Head of Supervisory Analytics Division, Insurance Department, Monetary Authority of Singapore
29 March 2017 Singapore Joint IFoA/SAS professional skills session Ben Kemp, General Counsel, IFoA
Caryn Chua, Actuary Representative of South-East Asia
27 March 2017 Kuala Lumpur Joint IFoA/ASM professional skills session Ben Kemp, General Counsel, IFoA
Caryn Chua, Actuary Representative of South-East Asia
14 December 2016 Bangkok Joint IFoA/SOAT professional skills session

Tommy Pichet, Actuarial Business Solution; and Caryn Chua, IFoA’s Representative of South East-Asia

7and 8 December 2016 Kuala Lumpur Motor Insurance Actuarial Seminar 2016

Yew Khuen Yoon, Bank Negara Malaysia; Jio Young Goh, Etiqa;  Gary Hoo, JPWALL Consulting;  Camille Minogue, Casualty Actuarial Society;  Rob Malattia, Willis Towers Watson;  David Whittle, Zurich Insurance Australia;  Guanjun Jiang, Milliman;  William Song, MSIG Asia;  Bob Conger, Casualty Actuarial Society;  Adam Brzozowski, Ernst & Young;  Andrew Heikes, Guy Carpenter;  Justin Lee, Guy Carpenter;  Matt Moore, Highway Loss Data Institute;  Alex Kimura, Aviva Asia;  Roshan Perera, NMG Consulting;  Steven Visvalingam, JPWALL Consulting

10 November 2016 Gurgaon IFoA member networking evening at the 20th Asian Actuarial Conference Hosted by Fiona Morrison, Immediate Past President, IFoA, 2016/2017
11 October 2016 Singapore IFoA Education update - Curriculum 2019 Clifford Friend, IFoA's Education Director
10 October 2016 Kuala Lumpur IFoA Education update - Curriculum 2019 Clifford Friend, IFoA's Education Director
29 September 2016 Ho Chi Minh Member networking evening Hosted by Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
27 September 2016 Singapore IFoA awards ceremony and volunteer recognition party Presentations by Colin Wilson, IFoA's President 2016/2017 to 7 new qualifiers, 15 volunteers, and winners of the Sir Edward Johnston Prize and SAS data analytics top discussion post
26 September 2016 Jakarta First IFoA's Presidential visit to Indonesia - dinner and networking Hosted by Colin Wilson, IFoA's President 2016/2017 and Derek Cribb, IFoA's CEO
3 and 4 August 2016 Kuala Lumpur Joint Regional Seminar Jointly organised by the IFoA, Actuaries Institute Australia, Society of Actuaries and Actuarial Society of Malaysia
1 August 2016 Bangkok Joint Regional Seminar Jointly organised by the IFoA, Actuaries Institute Australia, Society of Actuaries and Society of Actuaries of Thailand
15 June 2016 Singapore Joint IFoA/SAS professional skills session Ben Kemp, General Counsel, IFoA
14 June 2016 Kuala Lumpur Joint IFoA/ASM professional skills session Ben Kemp, General Counsel, IFoA
26 and 27 May 2016 Singapore
  1. A revolution in reserving data
  2. Data automation and the future of the general insurance actuary
Martin Nobel, Deputy Chair, General Insurance Board, IFoA
30 March to 3 April 2016 Kuala Lumpur Represented IFoA at a careers fair held at University Tunku Abdul Rahman.
Guest judges for the Actuary Tomorrow competition
Hash Piperdy, Mercer
Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
3 and 4 March 2016 Kuala Lumpur IFoA Asia Conference 2016 This two-day conference featured 6 plenary sessions and 25 workshops.  It was a huge success and attended by over 370 delegates across 20 countries and 100 local university students.  Further details of the speakers/topics can be found here: https://www.actuaries.org.uk/learn-and-develop/events-calendar/ifoa-asia...

2 March 2016

Kuala Lumpur IFoA's Actuarial Research Centre (ARC) Workshop

Sarah Mathieson, IFoA's Head of Research and Knowledge
Prof. Shaun Wang, Nanyang Technological University and IFoA ARC Associate Director
Paul van Loon, PhD at ARC
Prof. Marie Kratz, ESSEC Business School
Michel Dacorogna, SCOR
Colin Wilson, IFoA's President-elect 2015/2016

20 February 2016 Singapore Represented IFoA and SAS at a careers fair held at the United World College of South-East Asia Joey Zhou, Swiss Re
Raymond Cheung, Grab
18 February 2016 Singapore

Represented IFoA at a careers fair held at Singapore Management University

Colin Pakshong
Khang Phung, Gen Re
Lim Chong Sheng, PwC
Ooi Choong Hern, Aon Benfield

2 November 2015 Singapore Risk management and how actuaries can get involved

Colin Wilson, IFoA's President-elect 2015/2016

15 October 2015 Singapore Joint IFoA/SAS professional skills session Mark Birch, Willis Towers Watson
Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
9 September 2015 Kuala Lumpur Member networking evening Hosted by Derek Cribb, CEO, IFoA
26 August 2015 Bangkok Updates on the actuarial profession and regulatory environment Tommy Pichet, President of the Society of Actuaries of Thailand
19 August 2015 Hanoi
  1. Professional skills session
  2. Hints and tips on exam preparation
Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
The event was sponsored by BaoViet Life
12 August 2015 Jakarta Professional skills session Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
The event venue and refreshments were sponsored by PT Prudential Life Assurance
6 August 2015 Kuala Lumpur Actuarial work across different regions, and social quiz night Hash Piperdy, Mercer
29 July 2015 Brunei Darussalam Member networking evening Hosted by Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
27 July 2015 Singapore An actuarial framework of Singapore's pension program: The CPD LIFE scheme Prof Kwong Koon-Shing, Singapore Management University
Dr Jade Nie, Nanyang Technological University
12 May 2015 Singapore South-East Asia IFoA new qualifiers and prize awards ceremony Presented by David Hare, IFoA's Past President, to 7 new qualifiers and 2 winners of the Sir Edward Johnston Prize and the Charles M Stern Award
22 April 2015 Bangkok Member networking evening Hosted by Derek Cribb, CEO, IFoA
1 April 2015 Kuala Lumpur Strategic review of the IFoA's education Dr Trevor Watkins, Director of Education, IFoA
10 February 2015 Jakarta Member networking evening Hosted by Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
26 January 2015 Singapore Overview of the IFoA and practice and geographical trends Derek Cribb, CEO, IFoA
20 January 2015 Ho Chi Minh Member networking evening Hosted by Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia
15 January 2015 Phnom Penh Member networking evening Hosted by Caryn Chua, IFoA's representative in South-East Asia

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  • Spaces available

    Drawing from his most recent book “The New Long Life” and his longevity research Andrew J Scott will outline how longer lives and new technologies will fundamentally reshape how we structure our lives and transform the economy. As well as looking at the agenda this will set governments and corporates he will focus on the implications for you and how you prepare your future career.

  • India Town Hall

    Webinar
    28 January 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual India Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Member Mahidhara Davangere and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann. 

  • Spaces available

    What are the options for the world economy looking ahead?

    In this Thought Leadership Lecture, Economist, Vicky Pryce, will be discussing world economic trends, including the differences in geographical performance and how output is recovering and where.

  • Spaces available

    Trust and Leadership for Actuaries

    Led by Dr. Jim Baxter, University of Leeds, this webinar introduces some key ideas in the ethics of trust, with a particular focus on those in, or on the path to, leadership roles. Dr Baxter is joined by a panel of experienced leaders who will give their personal perspectives on how they understand the value of trust and how they seek to promote and inspire trust, drawing on their experiences of leadership. The panel includes:

  • Health and Care Hot Topics webinar

    Online webinar
    10 February 2021

    Spaces available

    In this webinar, we have two presentations showing the latest research on the implications for life and health insurers of two key issues: genomics and pandemic risk.

    Dr Peter Joshi and Paul Timmers will share their research on how well-established underwriting processes can allow for genomics in predicting expected mortality and morbidity. They will then discuss the potential for stratified screening and personalised medicine to improve health and reduce claim costs.

  • Spaces available

    As the world’s attention begins to turn to COP26 later this year in Glasgow, Sarah Gordon (Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute) will share her vision for how the financial services industry can deliver for people and the planet, as well as how to encourage more investment with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

  • Sub-Saharan Africa Town Hall

    26 February 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual SSA Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Members Mukami Njeru, Prosper Matiashe and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.

  • MENAP Town Hall

    2 March 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual MENAP Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.