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Tuesday 19 June 2018 09:00 - 17:00

The multi-disciplnary program is designed for life, pensions and health and care actuaries who are eager to learn about the latest developments in mortality and longevity. 

The sessions have been designed to be very accessible to a broad range of experience.

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Hear current topics and industry trends presented by esteemed speakers as part of a thought provoking programme including:

New Developments of the Human Mortaility Database (HMD) – Magali Barbieri, University of California will discuss how the Human Mortality Database (HMD) has become a leading resource for all those interested in the history of human longevity. New developments for the project include the addition of a cause-of-death component and a new database specific to the United States (the United States Mortality DataBase).

The HMD Associate Director and USMDB Director will present these new tools and will illustrate their use with results from her own research on the drug-related mortality crisis within the United States and in comparison with other high income countries.

You will also hear compelling discussion around Idiosyncratic Mortality Risk – Murray Wright, JLT Group, and Older Age Dynamics – Mohamed Elsheemy, NHS England.

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Time Session

Registration & Refreshments


Chair's Welcome

Chair: Beverly Alford, L&G


CMI Update

The latest research and updates from the CMI committees.

Speaker: Matthew Edwards, Willis Towers Watson and Deputy Chair of the CMI Executive Committee


Longevity Indices – is the time ripe?

Index based longevity de-risking and its potential for the management of longevity risk.  

Speaker: Steven Baxter, Hymans

11.10-11.30 Morning Break

Idiosyncratic Mortality Risk

How to quantify idiosyncratic mortality risk and the impact on long term strategy.

Speaker: Murray Wright, JLT Group


Older Age Dynamics

Can mortality be better predicted if changes in health and disability are followed up?

Speaker: Mohamed Elsheemy, NHS England

13.00-14.00 Lunch

Juvenescence: Investing in the age of Longevity

An exploration of the medical science surrounding aging and the current attempts to push the boundaries of human lifespan.

Speaker: Jim Mellor, BurnBrae

15.00-15.20 Refreshments

New Developments of the Human Mortality Database (HMD)

Insight into the HMD cause of death data and recent mortality slowdowns across eleven countries.

Speaker: Magali Barbieri, University of California


Mortality trends from an International Perspective

A look at what is happening to mortality improvements around the world and the possible causes.

Speaker: Adrian Gallop, GAD

16.50-17.00 Chair's Closing Remarks
17.00 Event Close




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