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IFoA Africa Roadshow 2018 - Mauritius

23-23 April 2018

About this event

The President of the IFoA, Marjorie Ngwenya, invites you to join her as she hosts the inaugural IFoA Africa Roadshow, our series of one-day conferences in Mauritius, Kenya and Nigeria.

This offers a superb opportunity to network with peers, global employers and representatives from regulatory bodies and have opportunity to build CPD hours through our Professional Skills Sessions hosted by Ben Kemp, IFoA.



To book the other events in the IFoA Africa Roadshow please click on the links below:

Kenya, Nairobi - 25 April 2018 

Nigeria, Lagos - 27 April 2018

Registration Mon, 23/04/2018 - 08:00 - 09:00 Registration
Plenary session Mon, 23/04/2018 - 09:00 - 09:10 Chair’s introduction
Plenary session Mon, 23/04/2018 - 09:10 - 09:40 Keynote address
Plenary session Mon, 23/04/2018 - 09:40 - 10:40 Plenary 1: Professional Skills Session

Speakers: Ben Kemp, IFoA and Shafique Bhunnoo, President of the Mauritian Actuarial Society

Refreshments Mon, 23/04/2018 - 10:40 - 11:00 Refreshments
Plenary session Mon, 23/04/2018 - 11:00 - 12:15 Plenary 2: Data Science

This presentation provides practical insights into emerging insurance and other industry practices as they relate to data analytics. Several use cases will be demonstrated and will highlight the opportunities for businesses and practitioners to create value.

Speaker: Ashleigh Theophanides, Deloitte

Refreshments Mon, 23/04/2018 - 12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
Workshop Mon, 23/04/2018 - 13:30 - 14:30 Plenary 3 workshops:

Workshop A: Mortality Trends in Zimbabwe: Implications on Life Assurance Pricing

The presentation covers the following conversion of abridged WHO life tables to complete life tables for Zimbabwe using the Heligman-Pollard Model.

Speaker: Prosper Tafadzwa Matiashe, FBC Reinsurance

Workshop B: Operational implications of IFRS 17

This presentation will provide highlights of IFRS17 and its practical and commercial implications for the operations of insurance companies.

Speaker: Peter Tripe, Delotte

Refreshments Mon, 23/04/2018 - 14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon refreshments
Plenary session Mon, 23/04/2018 - 15:00 - 16:15 Plenary 4: The future of the actuarial profession in Africa panel debate

Speakers: Marjorie Ngwenya, President of the IFoA and Reeyaz Toraub, Rogers Capital

Plenary session Mon, 23/04/2018 - 16:15 - 16:30 Chair’s closing remarks
Networking Mon, 23/04/2018 - 17:00 - 19:00 Member Event

Presentations will be available to download 2 weeks before the event date.