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Welsh Actuarial Society - Past events

Past events 2016/2017

Date Topic Speaker
21 March 2018 Machine Learning Valerie du Preez and Steven Perkins, Grant Thornton and Rock Services
18 January 2018 Curriculum 2019 Matthew Tennant and Karen Brocklesby, IFoA
12 December 2017 Longevity trends and the CMI 2016 model Fyona Allen and Siobhan Lough, Hymans Robertson
26 July 2017 How Green was my Pension? Alan Watson, Aon Hewitt
5 June 2017 Revised Technical Actuarial Standards Robert Inglis and Hazel Beveridge, Financial Reporting Council
2 March 2017 IFRS 17 for insurance contracts Laura Barell and Catherine Munt, PwC
8 December 2016 Climate change - a classic risk management problem Sandy Trust, Grant Thornton UK LLP

Launch event

The Welsh Actuarial Society was launched on 14 September 2016 at Cardiff and Vale College, Cardiff

The launch event included a presentation by Fiona Morrison, Immediate Past President of the IFoA, and Paul Reynolds, Director of Public Affairs, IFoA.  

This was followed by a formal reception with guests from the IFoA, the Welsh Assembly, leading business figures and representatives from Higher and Further Education.

(left to right) Ken Skates, Fiona Morrison and Gareth O'Callaghan

 

(left to right) Ken Skates, Fiona Morrison and Gareth O'Callaghan

(left to right) Jim Parry, Aled Edwards, Gareth O'Callaghan, Fiona Morrison, Ken Skates, Chris Marsh, Simon Hubbard and Rhiannon Curtis

 

(left to right) Jim Parry, Aled Edwards, Gareth O'Callaghan, Fiona Morrison, Ken Skates, Chris Marsh, Simon Hubbard and Rhiannon Curtis

 

 

 

 

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    Frank Redington is recognised as one of the most influential actuaries of all time. In this talk, Craig will review some of Redington's most important ideas. He will identify the consistent actuarial principles that form a common thread across the contributions Redington made to a broad range of actuarial fields, and will highlight the ongoing relevance of Redington's thinking to 21st century actuarial practice.

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    The IFoA Mental Health working party look back over their week of blogs and podcasts considering all aspects of the relationship between mental health and life insurance. The expert panel spans adviser, underwriter and actuarial experience and they  explore triggers for purchasing insurance relating to mental health, the various routes to insurance and how these may be more suited to different people depending on their conditions and preferences, the products and processes involved in purchasing these as well as what claims and support are available to policyholders and how to access them.

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    Part of the 'Finance in the Public Interest 2022' webinar series. If it was ever okay to consider your business in isolation from its surroundings, today it most definitely is not. Thinking about business within its surrounding system is now a necessity. The question we seek to discuss is: How should we prescribe the boundaries in which we consider problems to enable us to create better products and more resilient companies and systems?

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    What will happen to DC pension savers who see life annuities as poor VFM but still want an income for life?  Pooled annuity funds could offer them a decent lifetime income while reducing significantly the complex choices and risk inherent in income drawdown.  They could be the next generation of CDC pension schemes, slotting into the existing DC framework as a post-retirement option.