An overview of publications, presentations and press articles relating to this research programme

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Technical Workshop: Beyond Proportional Hazards 

 
 
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Oct 2019 Big Health & Actuarial Data Research Team
Journal of Hypertension. Optimal systolic blood pressure targets in routine clinical care  Publication April 2019 Gitsels, L.A., Kulinskaya, E., Bakergenuly, I., Steel, N.
Abstract of IFoA sessional. How medical advances and health interventions will shape future longevity Publication Mar 2019 Gitsels, L.A., Kulinskaya, E., Wright, N.
British Actuarial Journal. How medical advances and health interventions will shape future longevity Publication Mar 2019 Gitsels, L.A., Kulinskaya, E., Wright, N.
ARC Annual Webinar. Use of Big Health and Actuarial Data for understanding longevity and morbidity risk Presentation Sept 2018 Kulinskaya, E., Wright N.
The Actuary. Statins: Figures on the pulse Publication Aug 2018 Gitsels, L.A., Kulinskaya, E.
Evidence for LSE-Lancet Commission ‘The Future of the NHS’ IFoA response to London School of Economics and The Lancet Commission Publication July 2018 Kulinskaya, E

29th International Biometric Conference. The ideal blood pressure: assessment of fixed and variant targets over time in clinical trial and routine clinical practice

Presentation July 2018 Gitsels, L.A.
Review of the Impact of Diabetes Mellitus II on Longevity and Morbidity Risk

Working Paper

June 2018 Ncube, N.
Review of Stroke Mortality and Morbidity in United Kingdom Working Paper June 2018 Chutoo, P.
Review of Hormone Replacement Therapy and its Impact on Morbidity and Longevity Working Paper June 2018 Akter, N.

IFoA Sessional. How medical advances and health interventions will shape future longevity

Presentation June 2018 Gitsels, L.A., Kulinskaya, E., Wright, N.

International Congress of Actuaries. Role of medical advances in population longevity improvement. A case study on statins.

Presentation June 2018

Gitsels, L.A., Kulinskaya, E., Steel, N., Wright, N.

Presentation

May 2018 Hand, D.

IFoA Impact Workshop. Big Health and Actuarial Data: Overview

Presentation

May 2018 Kulinskaya, E.

IFoA Impact Workshop. Big Health and Actuarial Data: Case Study (health)

Presentation

May 2018 Steel, N.
IFoA Impact Workshop. Big Health and Actuarial Data: Case Study (actuarial) Presentation May 2018 Wright, N.

IFoA Impact Workshop. Medical advances and the changing role of real-world evidence

Presentation May 2018 Bouvy, J.

IFoA Impact Workshop. Setting mortality assumptions for the National Population Projections

Presentation May 2018 Sanders, S.
IFoA Impact Workshop. Recent global mortality trends and their business relevance for insurers Presentation May 2018 Lu, J.
2018 PRC Symposium on The Disruptive Impact of FinTech on Retirement Systems. How Medical Advances and Health Interventions Will Shape Future Longevity Presentation May 2018 Kulinskaya, E.

IFoA Life Conference. Modelling Longevity Risks From the Primary Care Data

Presentation Nov 2017

Kulinskaya, E., Gitsels, L. A.

IFoA Networking Event. Update on the findings of the research programme so far and future direction

Presentation Sept 2017 Gitsels, L. A., Kulinskaya, E., Steel N.
Royal Statistical Society 2017 Annual Conference. Intensive blood pressure targets in clinical trial versus primary care setting Presentation Sept 2017 Bakbergenuly I.

38th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics.Outcomes of blood pressure targets in clinical trial versus primary care setting

Presentation July 2017 Gitsels, L. A., Kulinskaya, E., Bakbergenuly I., Steel N.
ARC Annual Webinar. Use of Big Health and Actuarial Data for understanding Longevity and Morbidity Presentation June 2017 Kulinskaya, E., Wright N.
Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis International Society Conference. Effect of Statin Prescription on Individual and on Population Life expectancy Presentation June 2017 Gitsels, L. A., Kulinskaya, E., Bakbergenuly I.

Statistics and Data Science in the Digital Age Seminar. Making sense of big healthcare data – analysing longevity

Presentation Mar 2017 Gitsels, L. A.
British Medical Journal. Survival prospects after acute myocardial infarction in the United Kingdom: a matched cohort study 1987-2011 Publication Jan 2017 Gitsels, L. A., Kulinskaya, E., Steel, N.

Longevity Bulletin Issue 9. Use of big health and actuarial data for understanding longevity and morbidity risk

Publication Dec 2016 Kulinskaya, E., Gitsels, L. A.

PLoS ONE. Survival benefits of statins for primary prevention

Publication Nov 2016 Gitsels, L. A., Kulinskaya, E., Steel, N.

Session at the International Mortality and Longevity Symposium. Use of routinely collected primary care data to model longevity and longevity improvement

Presentation

Sept 2016 Gitsels, L. A., Kulinskaya, E.
Plenary talk at the International Mortality and Longevity Symposium. Obtaining public data for public purposes

Presentation

Sept 2016 Kulinskaya, E.
The 51st Actuarial Research Conference. Use of large population-based primary care data to model variations and trends in life expectancy

Presentation

July 2016 Kulinskaya, E., Wright N.
The 51st Actuarial Research Conference. Statistical Problems in Big Data

Presentation

July 2016 Kulinskaya, E.
IFoA Data Science Universe event. Use of Big Data For Actuarial Research on Longevity

Presentation

May 2016 Kulinskaya, E., Wright N.
The Telegraph. Scientists and insurers develop 'death clock' to predict when customers will die Press Mar 2016 The Telegraph

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  • Life Conference 2019

    The Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
    20-22 November 2019
    Fully booked.

    The Life Conference is the premier event for professionals interested in life insurance.  Offering a wide range of workshops and plenary sessions it’s the perfect opportunity to discover what’s hot and current in life insurance ensuring you get up to date on the latest thinking and innovation whilst meeting and exchanging ideas with a broad range of professionals.

  • KSS event: Climate change, ESG and what it means for Insurers

    PwC Edinburgh, Atria 1, 144 Morrison St, Edinburgh
    2 December 2019

    Spaces available

    Speaker: Pallavi Konwar

    Pallavi has a background in banking and asset management as well as within government. She started her career at Wall Street in New York, where she worked for Citigroup on mortgage securitisations and collateral analysis. Before joining PwC, she worked within the Infrastructure UK team at HM Treasury. where she was responsible for contributing to the National Infrastructure Plan and reporting on the performance and delivery of nationally significant infrastructure projects.

  • Autumn Lecture 2019, London - Dr Kay Swinburne

    Lincoln's Inn The Treasury Office, London WC2A 3TL
    2 December 2019

    Spaces available

    We are delighted to announce that Dr Kay Swinburne will deliver this year’s lecture, "It’s not all about the numbers – regulatory challenges for UK financial services post-Brexit"

  • SIAS Event: Discount Rates are Flawed

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    3 December 2019

    Spaces available

    This talk will be given by Jon Spain who, as far back as 1983, has been working independently, trying to bring “long-term” back to UK actuarial thinking. His current focus is on discount rates (see discrate.com).

  • A Holistic Study into Cash flow Driven Investment

    Staple Inn, 4 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V 6DR, UK
    4 December 2019

    Spaces available

    Given that Cashflow Driven Investment strategy has attracted growing interests from pension funds and insurers at the backdrop of current market conditions and clients’ circumstances, the objective of this event is to gather thought leaders from asset managers, banks and insurers to offer attendees their perspectives and insights on main aspects of consideration when adopting this strategy.

  • Your Actuarial Career: Managing Career Breaks

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    5 December 2019

    Spaces available

    Maternity or paternity leave, sabbaticals to study or travel, managing care responsibilities or escaping unemployment – Join Chika Aghadiuno and a panel of IFoA guests including Liz Drummond, Founder & CEO of Women Ahead (International), and Lee Faulkner, Financial Wellbeing Actuary, First Actuarial, to explore the issues around career breaks from the perspective of an employee and an employer.

  • Sessional Meeting - Silent Cyber Assessment Framework

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    9 December 2019

    Spaces available

    The (re)insurance industry is faced with a growing risk related to the development of information technology (IT). This growth is creating an increasingly digitally interconnected world with more and more dependence being placed on IT systems to manage processes.

  • Professional Skills Training - London (10 December 2019)

    Staple Inn, High Holborn, London WC1V 7QJ  
    10 December 2019

    Spaces available

    This event will be of interest to students and recently qualified actuaries.

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2019/2020.  The content and discussion at this session is particularly tailored to actuarial students and newly qualified actuaries working in any area and the format is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions with your peers.

  • SIAS Event: My Journey to Data Science, Big Data and AI

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    7 January 2020

    Spaces available

    Patrick Lee is an actuary who has made the transition to working in software architecture and artificial intelligence (AI). He holds Microsoft Professional qualifications in Data Science, Big Data and AI and is currently working towards a DevOps (the automation of software testing and deployment) qualification. He is a member of the IFoA Council and is also President of the Wessex Actuarial Society. He is also a member of the IFoA and the RSS's joint Data Science Focus Group and will talk on the ethical use of AI. 

  • Spaces available

    This presentation covers the detail for how the matching adjustment is calculated. A small simple example spreadsheet is provided and discussed in detail.

    For actuaries wanting to get more involved with the matching adjustment, this is the opportunity to get a detailed description of the mechanics involved. This includes cashflows derisking, PRA tests as well as hypothecation.

    The presentation is provided by James Sharpe who has worked on a number of matching adjustment calculations with several firms.

  • IFoA Volunteer Recognition Reception

    Staple Inn, 4 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V 6DR, UK
    15 January 2020

    Spaces available

    As a thank you to all our Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) volunteers, you are invited to join us at Staple Inn Hall, for an evening of drinks, canapes and networking, in London.

    IFoA President, John Taylor, will be attending and will make a speech

    If you support the IFoA as a volunteer (member or non-member), or in any other role, and you are going to be in London on 15 January, please book your place and join us at this reception.

     

  • Professional Skills Training - London (16 January 2020)

    Staple Inn, High Holborn, London WC1V 7QJ
    16 January 2020

    Spaces available

    A Trusted Profession

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2019/2020This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • Sessional Meeting - Operational Risk Dependencies

    Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 9 Queen St Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
    20 January 2020

    Spaces available

    The Operational Risk Working Party aims to assist actuaries and others in the modelling and management of operational risk. One of the key challenges in modelling operational risk is the modelling of dependencies between operational risks, and between operational and non-operational risks such as market, credit and insurance risk. Their paper seeks to assist in this regard, and help develop good practice in setting assumptions and modelling operational risk dependencies. 

  • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (23 January 2020)

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
    23 January 2020

    Spaces available

    A Trusted Profession

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2019/2020This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • ARC Sessional Research Event

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    3 February 2020

    Spaces available

    This sessional will be delivered by members of the research team working on the ARC “Big Health & Actuarial Data’ research programme, led by Professor Elena Kulinskaya (University of East Anglia).

  • Professional Skills Training - London (11 February 2020)

    Staple Inn, High Holborn, London WC1V 7QJ         
    11 February 2020

    Spaces available

    A Trusted Profession

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2019/2020This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • Sessional: Impact of E-cigarettes Working Party

    Royal College of Physicians, 9 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
    24 February 2020

    Spaces available

    This sessional meeting will be of direct interest to actuaries and others working in the in the Health and Care, Life or Pensions sectors or indeed actuaries with an interest in morbidity or mortality.

  • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (25 February 2020)

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
    25 February 2020

    Spaces available

    A Trusted Profession

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2019/2020This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • IFoA Asia Conference 2020, Kuala Lumpur

    CCEC Nexus, 7, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    24-25 June 2020
    Spaces available

    The sixth annual Asia Conference once again offers a prestigious line-up of home and international speakers discussing the insurance and financial industry’s innovation and change in Asia. This year's conference in Kuala Lumpur will be hosted by Tan Suee Chieh, IFoA’s first Asian President. He will also make his Presidential address at this conference and will expand on the important elements of IFoA’s new strategy. 

    Additionally, this landmark conference will showcase how the IFoA is reinventing itself to support its members to succeed and thrive in a digital age, within traditional businesses and beyond, as a global organisation. 

    No tot be missed by international industry players, opinion formers, academic and industry leaders, actuaries and non-actuaries.