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Mortality and Longevity Seminar 2017

Thursday 22 June 2017 09:00 - 17:00

This seminar will provide topical and practical updates and discussion on the latest thinking and innovations in mortality and longevity.

The program is designed for life, pensions and health and care actuaries eager to learn about the latest developments in mortality and longevity.  The sessions are designed to be very accessible to a broad range of experience.

Event organiser

Contact Waleed Soliman for more information.

020 7632 1476

09.00-09.30 Registration and refreshments
09.30 Intro/welcome

CMI Update

A look at the latest developments from various CMI committees.

Katherine Fossett CMI


Mortality in Healthy People: How Low can we go?

Presentation of the results of public health data analysis on mortality rates for healthy lives.

Dr Tim Crayford, Just Retirement Partnership and Matthew Edwards, WTW

11.10-11.30 Morning Refreshments

Scottish Mortality – How is it different and why does it Matter?

Is shorter life expectancy unique to Scotland or are there differences in England too and what are the implications?

Susan Hanlon and Glyn Bradley, Mercer


Blip or dip?

A closer look at drivers in recent UK mortality trends and the influence on future projections.

Stephen Courquin, RGA UK

13.00-13.50 Lunch

A Clinical Perspective on Mortality and Longevity - Keynote Presentation

Caroline Chill


Inequality and Complex Multi-Morbidity: A Story of Two Halves

Disparities in old age in the onset and the years spent with chronic conditions in two or more unrelated diseases.

Maddy Bajekal UCL


Afternoon Refreshments


Mind the Longevity Gap

Steven Baxter, Club Vita LLP


Upstairs/ Downstairs:  How do Improvement Projections Differ by Socio- Economic Class?

Sheridan Fitzgibbon, RMS

16.50 Closing Remarks
17.00 Close




Royal College of Physicians

11 St Andrews Place, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4LE

Nearest Public Transport

Regents Park