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Call for speakers

Would you like to share your expertise or research with your peers and colleagues by speaking at an Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) conference or event?

Speaking at our events and conferences provides an opportunity to share your expertise and contribute to the development of actuarial science. By speaking you will provide CPD opportunities for IFoA members. As a speaker you will also enjoy networking opportunities and additional benefits.

We deliver a wide variety of events throughout the year for which we select speakers

Alongside our six residential conferences we hold business skills seminars (masterclasses), sessional meetings, networking events, and one day seminars/workshops. We welcome proposals from members and non-members on technical and business skill subjects.

How to submit your proposal to speak at a conference or event or suggest a topic for a presentation

We issue calls for speakers for our conferences and events throughout the year. As part of your submission we request the following:

  • 75 word summary which must include an outline of the technical level of knowledge required to understand the topic and the practice area(s)/theme that the topic falls within
  • format of your session i.e. presentation, debate, panel session, round table discussion
  • company and contact details (of all speakers involved).

If you want to nominate a speaker or topic, but do not want speak yourself, we are also keen to hear from you.

We can be contacted on the below details for any additional information 

If you want to respond to our call for speakers please take a look at the current list below:


Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) Asia Conference 2017, Hong Kong, 11 - 12 May - Call for speakers

The IFoA Asia Conference is back for its third year following on from a hugely successful 2016 event and we would value your involvement and interest in speaking at the IFoA's Asia Conference 2017 in Hong Kong.

The committee are looking for dynamic and entertaining speakers with thought-provoking discussion and debate.

Please note that we are looking for sessions that are approximately 50 minutes long including at least 10 minutes for questions and answers - so please take this into consideration when planning your presentation. 

Full information on how you should submit and the topics on which we are keen to hve speakers for can be found on the submission form.

Closing date for submissions: Sunday 30 October 2016.

Volunteering to deliver a presentation or workshop at one of the IFoA conferences or events provides you with a wide range of opportunities.

With all rights and opportunities come responsibilities and if appointed we ask all our volunteers to comply with the terms of the IFoA’s Governance Manual and Volunteer Induction Pack (VIP).  Please view our ‘what you need to know’ webpages before offering to provide support.  

Call for Papers - ASHK 2nd General Insurance & Data Analytics Seminar: “Innovating for Success: Insurance Technology and Analytics to Profit and Thrive” on 7 October 2016, Hong Kong

Following on from the success of the inaugural seminar in 2014, the ASHK Non-Life Committee is organising the 2nd General Insurance and Data Analytics Seminar, “Innovating for success: Insurance technology and analytics to profit and thrive” on 7 October 2016 at Hotel ICON, Hong Kong.  This one-day event aims to foster increased knowledge sharing and interaction between members of the insurance community. 

The Organising Committee is currently seeking expressions of interest for speakers and panelists.  If you are interested in presenting, please submit a synopsis of your talk and your biography (English and 150 words or less), together with a photo to Ms. Ada Lui - Chairperson of the Organising Committee at by 8 July 2016. Full details of the seminar, including topics of interest, can be found in the Pre-Flyer


GI One Day Seminars 2016 - Capital Modelling Seminar 2016

The General Insurance Education and Continuing Professional Development (GI ECPD) Committee invites you to put forward a proposal for Capital Modelling Seminar 2016 taking place on 15 November. 

Deadline for proposals: 29 September 2016

We are looking for proposals that demonstrate relevant subject matter, technical content, practical experiences/case studies and contributions from practitioners outside of pure actuarial roles.
Proposals for each individual one day seminar will be considered independently by the ECPD Committee. 





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Events Management Team