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SIAS Event: Challenges and Opportunities for Actuaries Working in Data Science

Monday 4 March 2019 17:30 - 19:00

This talk will present examples of the use of data science in the General Insurance and Health and Care practice areas. It will highlight some of the opportunities and challenges for actuaries in using the latest data science techniques in these fields.

  1. Lisa Balboa will present on using predictive analytics to improve health care forecasting.
  2. Alexander Hanks will present a practical example of training a neural network to fit curves to general insurance claims data.

Lisa is an Actuarial Pricing Consultant at Bupa and Alexander is Head of Actuarial & Analytics at Price Forbes. They are both on the managing committee of the IFoA’s Data Science Member Interest Group. 

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Please arrive at 5.30pm to sign-in before a 6pm start.

Snacks and drinks will be served after the talk.



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

Nearest Public Transport

Chancery Lane Station