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The role of stewardship in creating long term value

What is stewardship and how has the landscape changed under the 2020 UK Stewardship Code? How does effective stewardship create long term value for beneficiaries? What roles do asset owners and asset managers play in active stewardship? A practical approach to stewardship reporting

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Inside the Banking Boardroom – Opportunities for Actuaries

In this webinar Louise Pryor, president elect and herself a bank NED will discuss and compare notes on “Inside the Banking Boardroom – Opportunities for Actuaries” with three fellow actuaries. All are successful NEDs within banks of various types – a traditional diversified banking Group in Ireland, a South African retail bank and a new kind of UK digital bank. Hear how our panellists found their way into banking, the issues their organisations face, what the actuarial profession can bring to a banking boardroom.

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Data Science in Banking - Opportunities and Risks

In this webinar, the speakers discussed developments in various geographic areas and considered ethical issues in data science.
Chair: John Taylor, Immediate Past President. Speakers: Mahidhara Davangere, Pramartha; Phillip Darke; Rendani Mbuvha, University of the Wirwatersrand; Crawford Taylor, Nude Finance

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Disrupting the investment management industry using AI

This webinar discussed challenges and the future of AI in the investment sector. Speakers Daniel Philps, CFA PhD, Head of Rothko Investment Strategies, and Raj Shah FIA, Assistant Portfolio Manager at Rothko Investment Strategies, looked at: -The difference between applying AI versus traditional quant investing -Where in the investment process AI can be used -How do we overcome inconsistencies in data via intelligent cross validation and error correction -Intelligent trading (reinforcement learning) and extracting alpha -What is the next generation of artificial intelligence and how do we look deeper into continual learning.

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NED webinar: How to be a responsible investor - Stewardship at all levels
From 9 September 2020

In the post-COVID-19 world, shareholders are only one of the important stakeholders to look after, and by no means the most important.  The way companies treat their customers and workers during this time of crisis and their decisions on executive pay and dividend policy, are likely to have significant implications for their businesses for years to come. This webinar looked at how Non-Executive Directors have adapted to the new environment in a post-COVID-19 world and looks at what lessons there are to learn from the experiences seen so far, ensuring sustainable investment and engaging with companies.

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This webinar provided an insight into enterprise-wide risk management in banking, showing similarities to the world of insurance as well as identifying differences. Iain Allan talked about the contents of a typical ICAAP and Fred Vosvenieks talked about the contents of a typical ORSA. Dick Rae then asked the speakers to identify similarities and differences between the two.

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Finance and Investment Conference 2020
From 5 May

To read the full synopsis of each webinar please visit the Finance and Investment Conference 2020 webinar series page and select the 'Programme' tab

A Career in Finance and Investment
Consultant speaker: Natalie Lightfoot, Principal Consultant, Oliver James and Associates with panel speakers: Mike Eakins, CIO, ReAssure Asset Management and Frank Turley, Group Treasurer, L&G

Climate Change Preparedness
Speaker: Stefan Lundbergh, Cardano

Exclusions vs. Engagement
Speaker: Adam Ruddle, Senior Investment Manager, LV=

ESG and climate change readiness – Putting it into practice
Speakers: Ross Evans, Hymans and Emily Penn, LV=

Resilient portfolio construction
Speakers: Martijn de Vree, Wai Lee and Hannah Skeates - Wells Fargo

Deep dive into liquidity risk management–developing a robust framework
Speakers: Sam Tufts and Ryan Allison, EY

Tackling climate change risk, one scenario at a time
Speaker: Jonathan Cross, Mercer

Sustainable private equity investment, an insurer’s free lunch?
Speakers: Punil Chaubal and Daniel Banks, River and Mercantile Solutions

Implementing ESG principles within Real Asset Investment Decisions
Speakers: Munawer Shafi and Stanley Kwong, Aviva Investors

Challenges of Including Illiquid Assets in DC Pension Funds
Speakers: Shalin Bhagwan, John Forbes, Imran Razvi, Rene Poisson, Jenny Doyle, Michelle Darracott, Emma Douglas

Incorporating Climate Change in Analytical Tools
Speakers: Miroslav Petkov, Accenture Risk

ESG forays into fixed income
Speakers: Akshay Dua, Mercer

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In this webinar, Aunnie Patton Power will discuss the emerging trend of using artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technology, remote sensing and cell phone based survey in the collection of social impact data and how this is transforming social impact deals and funds.

The webinar will aim to look at how will the technological advances Aunnie is talking about scale the reach of social impact initiatives and investments, what is distinctive about the role of data in social impact, and whether this could be a growth area for actuarial employment/skills. 

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Webinar: Investing in Private Credit – An Investment Manager’s Perspective

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Webinar: Introduction to ESG

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Webinar: Social Impact Investment

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Webinar: Joining the Dots - how complete is your picture?

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Webinar: ESG: The insurance industry’s opportunity to change the world
(Length: 00.59.28)

Webinar: Career Opportunities for Actuaries in Banking
(Length: 01.00.54)

Webinar: Opportunities for Actuaries in Banking
(Length: 00.59.05)

Value For Money (VFM) Assessment in Asset Management webinar - Brandon Horwitz, NomBon Consulting
(Length 01:00:04)

Risk, Investment, Pensions Conference 2017
5-7 June 2017

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Plenary 2: The Professional Toolkit: A Simple Approach to Managing and Assessing Culture in the Workplace 
(Length 01:03:45)
Pensions session: Workshop A1: Making tax on retirement savings fair and efficient
(Length 00:49:08)
Pensions session: Workshop B1: Is Selling Gilts for Buy-in the Best Way of Securing Pension Promises?
(Length 00:46:13)
Pensions session: Workshop C2: Running off Mature Schemes
Risk and Pensions Plenary 5: If DB Pensions Didn’t Exist, Would We Invent Them?
Finance and Investment Sessions: Workshop D5: QE and the Inflation Dogma; Does it Work and Does it Make Sense?
(Length 00:48:31)
Pensions Sessions: Workshop E2: Fiduciary Duty - The Past, the Present, the Future
(Length 00:43:02)
Finance and Investment and Pensions Plenary 6: Intergenerational Fairness
(Length 00:59:38)
Plenary 7: Future for Actuaries?


Momentum 2016
30 November - 2 December 2016

If you attended this conference you cannot claim CPD for watching the conference videos online.

Plenary 1: Why networking is important for your career and the skills to succeed
Plenary 2 Lightning talks (hot topics in 60 minutes)
Plenary 3: Winners curse - Game theory and insurance pricing
Plenary 4: Panel discussion on Brexit

The benefits and challenges for insurers considering non-traditional investments
Sustainable growth in the 21st century
Actuaries of the future 2015
Sustainability and the Financial System
Risk and Investment Conference 2015
Pensions Conference 2015

Momentum Conference 2015
2-4 December 2015, video  

If you attended this conference you cannot claim CPD for watching the conference videos online.

Videos available are:
Plenary 1: We Need to Talk about Sustainability - How are Actuaries going to Face Climate Change and Other 21st Century Issues
Speakers: Nico Aspinall, Towers Watson and Louise Pryor
Plenary 2: Behavioural Finance and Retirement Decision Making
Speaker: Iain Clacher, Leeds University Business School
Plenary 3: Expert Judgement
Speakers: Kieran Barnes, Bank of England and Stephen Makin, Hymans Robertson
Plenary 4: A Career as a Chief Investment Officer - Could You Have What it Takes?
Speakers: Jan Coetzee, Swiss Re; Alasdair MacDonald, Towers Watson and Ian McKinlay, Lloyds Banking Group

GIRO 2015 Plenary Videos
20-23 October 2015

If you attended this conference you cannot claim CPD for watching the conference videos online.

Sessions available:
Plenary 1: Insurance in a Changed World
Plenary 2: Who Profits? Delivering an Ethical Return
Plenary 3: Alleviating Reserving Stress
Plenary 5: Modelling: The Next Generation
Plenary 6: Tomorrow's World: Customer, Investor or Risk?
Plenary 7: Keynote Speaker - Professor John Kay CBE
Plenary 8: Professional Skills - Members Behaving Badly?

The Implications of the Scottish Independence Referendum for Financial Services
Risk and Investment Conference 2013
Momentumn Conference 2013
If you attended this conference you cannot claim CPD for watching the conference videos online.
Spring Lecture 2013
Pensions Investment in Infrastructure
A Presentation on Central Clearing
Autumn Lecture 2013
Momentum Conference 2012
If you attended this conference you cannot claim CPD for watching the conference videos online.

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  • Europe Town Hall

    28 April 2021

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    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual Europe Town Hall, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Members Alan Rae, Jennifer Hartley, Maribel Vasquez Flores and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.

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  • Finance & Investment Virtual Conference 2021

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    This year's Finance and Investment Virtual Conference takes on the timely theme of ‘resilience’, something we have all learnt a lot more about in the last year! Our diverse range of talks will explore the theme of resilience in a variety of ways including in building robust investment portfolios, in the incorporation of ESG factors, in govern

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  • CILA 2021

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