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2018 Joint Conference, IRFRC – APRIA

Sunday 29 July 2018 09:00 - Wednesday 1 August 2018 17:00

Nanyang Technological University’s Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre & The Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association - 2018 Joint Conference

Nanyang Technological University’s Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre (IRFRC) and the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA) each has long established annual conferences.  This year, a joint conference will be held in Marina Mandarin, Singapore.

The annual IRFRC Conferences have been in partnership with leading global reinsurer SCOR since 2011. The event combines two prominent annual conferences into one to maximize the participation by academics and professionals from the region and globally.  

Specific subject areas such as catastrophic risks, cyber risk, mortality risk, longevity risk, insurance economics, insurance law & regulation, insurance investment, corporate governance, public policy, health care, social insurance, and insurance education/pedagogical issues will be presented. This year’s conference dedicates a half-day programme to report research progress made on the Cyber Risk Management project.

The theme this year is A New Risk Management Industry in the Making.  

The conference will include both plenary session with invited talks by industry leaders and academic paper presentations.

About Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre (IRFRC)

Founded in 2011, in partnership with global reinsurer SCOR, the Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre sponsors and directs primary research on insurance and insurance related risk research in the Asia Pacific. Through research, industry collaborations and seminars, it aims to provide a critical foundation to create knowledge and support the growing role of the insurance industry in the economic development of the region.​

You can find out more about the conference here

For more information about the 2018 joint conference, visit the website, contact the Secretariat, or contact the Joint Conference Program co-Chairs.

Conference website

Singapore College of Insurance
Official Secretariat
Tel: +65 6221 2336


Dr. DongHan Chang, Program Co-Chair
Konkuk University
Tel: +82 2 450 3650


Dr. Shaun S. Wang, Program Co-Chair
Nanyang Technological University
Tel: +65 6790 4639






Venue: Marina Mandarin Hotel

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