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  • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (13 Dec 18)

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
    13 December 2018

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This 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.

  • “S3” Mortality Tables Webinar

    Webinar
    14 December 2018

    Spaces available

    The CMI SAPS Committee expects to release the final “S3” mortality tables in early December. This webinar is intended to explain the background to the tables and to highlight their key features. It should help actuaries in pensions consultancies advising trustees and employers on mortality assumptions for defined benefit pension schemes. It may also appeal to actuaries in life insurers and reinsurers engaged in longevity risk transfer from such schemes.

  • KSS event: Climate risk, or opportunity? Time to get strategic…

    Edinburgh Grant Thornton 7 Exchange Crescent, Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8AN
    16 January 2019

    Spaces available

    Climate change is climbing rapidly up the regulatory agenda, with both the PRA and FCA consulting on this in October 2018. This talk summarises recent developments in financial services, provides insights into different climate scenarios and capital market implications and outlines practical steps for organisations to take to incorporate climate into their strategy.  It is also the first KSS talk to feature a penguin!

  • Professional Skills Training - London (17 Jan 19)

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    17 January 2019

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This 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.

  • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (22 Jan 19)

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
    22 January 2019

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This 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.

  • KSS Event: How to be a High-Frequency Trader

    KPMG   Saltire Court 20 Castle Terrace Edinburgh EH1 2EG
    24 January 2019

    Spaces available

    This talk, which is based on interviews with 78 high-frequency traders (and other relevant people, such as those who supply them with information links), will ‘open the black box’ of HFT. The speaker will examine the main internal divide within HFT: between algorithms, trading groups and firms that specialise in ‘making’ (adding bids or offers to order books that cannot be executed immediately) and those that specialise in ‘taking’ (entering orders that can be executed immediately). 

  • Life and F&I One Day Workshop

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    7 February 2019

    Spaces available

    This is a cross practice life and F&I event offering high quality CPD in a series of presentations with time for Q&A after each, suitable for Life actuaries and those in finance and investments roles.

  • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (13 Feb 19)

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
    13 February 2019

    Fully booked.

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This 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: Managing Uncertainty: Principles for Improved Decision Making

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7PP
    18 February 2019

    Spaces available

    Effective management of uncertainty can lead to better, more informed, decisions.  However many decision makers and their advisers do not always face up to uncertainty, in part because there is little constructive guidance or tools available to help.  Six Uncertainty Principles to manage uncertainty are proposed.  These follow extensive discussions and literature reviews over a five year period by the members of the Managing Uncertainty working party.  The initial version of the paper was presented at GIRO 2018 in a professionalism context, but the authors believe that the principles are re

  • IFRS17 Workshop, 21 February

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    21 February 2019

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThe Life Board and Life Lifelong Learning Sub-committee are running this half-day workshop on IFRS 17.

    They will provide a detailed understanding of the key concepts of the standard, as well as discuss how implementation will impact people, process and systems.  They will also share views on how the new standard will change the way insurers are viewed in the market, and share perspectives from within and outside of the profession.

     

  • Professional Skills Training - London (26 February 19)

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    26 February 2019

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This 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.

  • KSS event - FinTech and The Actuarial Profession

    Barnett Waddingham 163 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2JJ
    20 March 2019

    Spaces available

    This KSS talk from FinTech Scotland's CEO will explore the mission to create an integrated Fintech ecosystem through provision of funding, support, infrastructure and talent that recognises and responds to the needs of all stakeholders - and the overarching aim for Scotland to be one of the top 5 Fintech global leaders by 2020.