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ARC Webinar Series 2018

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The latest in ARC's popular webinar series, our 2018 webinars consist of four separate webinars covering the main research programmes (the recordings are eligible for CPD).

The webinars cover topics related to some of our major ongoing research projects, including the use of big health data, modelling, institutional decision making and more. 

Watch the ARC 2018 webinar series below. 


Use of Big Health and Actuarial Data for understanding Longevity and Morbidity Risks

17 September 2018

  • This webinar covers new statistical and actuarial methods in the use of Big Data, in the context of health and wider applications. 
  • Speakers: Professor Elena Kulinskaya (University of East Anglia) and Co-Investigator Nigel Wright (Aviva). 
  • A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube and is posted on the online learning webpages. 
  • It was not possible to answer all of the questions submitted during the webinar. Find answers to these additional questions.

Find out more on the use of big health and actuarial data for understanding longevity and morbidity risks. 


Modelling, Measurement and Management of Longevity and Morbidity Risk

2 October 2018

  • This webinar is about developing a new generation of mortality and morbidity models, with a specific focus on the drivers for mortality.
  • Speakers: Dr Torsten Kleinow (Heriot- Watt University) and Dr George Streftaris (Heriot-Watt University). 
  • A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube and is posted on the online learning webpages.
  • It was not possible to answer all of the questions submitted during the webinar. Find answers to these additional questions.

Find out more on modelling, measurement and management of longevity and morbidity risk.


Minimising Longevity and Investment Risk while Optimising Future Pension Plans

3 October 2018

  • This webinar covers the development of pension product designs that keep customers' needs at the forefront, with a real income in retirement that minimises costs for the customer. 
  • Speakers: Dr Catherine Donnelly (Heriot-Watt University)
  • A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube and is posted on the online learning webpages.   

Find out more on minimising longevity and investment risk while optimising future pension plans. If you have a question for Dr Catherine Donnelly following this webinar please email arc@actuaries.org.uk


Behavioural Aspects of Institutional Investment Decision Making

4 October 2018

  • This webinar explores the decision-making of institutional investors, in particular insurers and pension schemes, and the biases that may affect their investment decisions. 
  • Speakers: Professor Peter Ayton (City, University of London) and Dr Iain Clacher (University of Leeds)
  • A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube and is posted on the online learning webpages.

Find out more on behavioural aspects of institutional investment decision making. If you have a question for Professor Ayton following this webinar please email arc@actuaries.org.uk

This webinar was sponsored by AON and Invesco.

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  • Spaces available

    Drawing from his most recent book “The New Long Life” and his longevity research Andrew J Scott will outline how longer lives and new technologies will fundamentally reshape how we structure our lives and transform the economy. As well as looking at the agenda this will set governments and corporates he will focus on the implications for you and how you prepare your future career.

  • India Town Hall

    Webinar
    28 January 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual India Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Member Mahidhara Davangere and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann. 

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    What are the options for the world economy looking ahead?

    In this Thought Leadership Lecture, Economist, Vicky Pryce, will be discussing world economic trends, including the differences in geographical performance and how output is recovering and where.

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    Trust and Leadership for Actuaries

    Led by Dr. Jim Baxter, University of Leeds, this webinar introduces some key ideas in the ethics of trust, with a particular focus on those in, or on the path to, leadership roles. Dr Baxter is joined by a panel of experienced leaders who will give their personal perspectives on how they understand the value of trust and how they seek to promote and inspire trust, drawing on their experiences of leadership. The panel includes:

  • Health and Care Hot Topics webinar

    Online webinar
    10 February 2021

    Spaces available

    In this webinar, we have two presentations showing the latest research on the implications for life and health insurers of two key issues: genomics and pandemic risk.

    Dr Peter Joshi and Paul Timmers will share their research on how well-established underwriting processes can allow for genomics in predicting expected mortality and morbidity. They will then discuss the potential for stratified screening and personalised medicine to improve health and reduce claim costs.

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    As the world’s attention begins to turn to COP26 later this year in Glasgow, Sarah Gordon (Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute) will share her vision for how the financial services industry can deliver for people and the planet, as well as how to encourage more investment with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

  • Sub-Saharan Africa Town Hall

    26 February 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual SSA Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Members Mukami Njeru, Prosper Matiashe and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.

  • MENAP Town Hall

    2 March 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual MENAP Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.