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ARC Webinar Series 2018

Following the successful launch of last year's ARC webinar series the IFoA ran a further successful series this year to once again showcase its most cutting edge research programmes addressing some significant challenges in actuarial science.

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Webinars

The series consisted of four separate webinars covering the main research programmes (the recordings are eligible for CPD):

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

17 September

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

Behavioural Aspects of Institutional Investment Decision Making

4 October

  • 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.

This webinar was sponsored by AON and Invesco.

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