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South-East Asia regional community - Past events

Date Location Topic Speakers
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
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:
  • Dr John Taylor, President, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries 
  • Mr Desmond Choo, Assistant Secretary-General, National Trades Union Congress and Member of Parliament
  • Mr Lim Yew Heng, Regional Head of Public Affairs, Grab
  • Dr Ong Qiyan, Deputy Director (Research),  Social Service Research Centre, National University of Singapore
  • Mr Christopher Gee, Head, Governance & Economy of the Institute of Policy Studies (Moderator)
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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  • 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.