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MONDAY 11 APRIL - The Global Scene and its Impact on Australia
7.30 Registration Opens
7.30 Communications Breakfast State Room
8.30 Welcome – Institute President – Barry Rafe
9.00 Plenary 1 – International Influences
Webcast
Grand Ballroom
Desmond Smith, Chair, RGA and Chair, Sanlam, South Africa
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Seamus Creedon, Consultant, KPMG and Solvency II Project Manager, Groupe Consultatif Actuariel Europeen
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Hazel McNeilage Head of Funds Management, Queensland Investment Corporation
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Plenary discussion
10.30 Morning Tea L3 - Foyer
11.00 Concurrent 1
1a Long Term Care : What Can We Learn From the International Experience?
Bridget Browne, Romain Bridet
Presentation
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State Room
1b

Financial Wellbeing, Actions and Concerns - Preliminary Findings From a Survey of Elderly Australians
Tim Higgins
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Room 2
1c Comparison of Basel III Regulatory Regimes between, UK, Australia and Canada
Wendy Yip, Mark Young
Presentation
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Room 3
1d Securitise This: The Structuring, Pricing and Risk Management Applications of Insurance Securitisations
Jonathan Tindall
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Room 4
1e The Regulation of Retail Investors
Eric Ranson
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Room 5
1f Replicating Portfolios & Risk Management – An Australian Perspective
Joshua Corrigan, Charles Qin
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Room 6
12.00 CHANGE OVER
12.05 Concurrent 2
2a Risk Appetite - What the CEO and Board Should Be Doing
Ian Laughlin
Presentation
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State Room
2b FSC-KPMG Experience Investigation Update
Hoa Bui, Briallen Cummings
Room 2
2c A House or a Home? Finding Value in Australian Residential Property
Anthony Street
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Room 3
2d When Too Much is Not Enough: Capital in a Mutual Health Fund
Peter Carroll
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Room 4
2e Women on Boards and in Senior Management
Jenny Lyon and Ruth Medd
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Room 5
13.05 LUNCH

Cecil Bykerk, President International Association of Actuaries
Presentation
Grand Ballroom
14.30 Concurrent 3
3a Beyond Financial Institutions: How Well Do Actuaries Understand Company’s Risk Concerns?
Jenny Dean, Saffron Sweeney
Presentation
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State Room
3b

Manufacturing Inflation Risk Protection
Josh Corrigan
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Room 2
3c Strategic Disinformation
Shauna Ferris
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Room 3
3d Reducing Retirement Income Costs
Sean McGing
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Room 4
3e Health Financial Condition Reports – The First Five Years
Raewin Davies, Adam Jupp
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Room 5
3f PANEL DISCUSSION - Beyond the benchmark: Perspectives on Adding Value to the Investment Process
Michael O'Neill, Geoff Warren, Andrew Francis
Audio
Room 6
15.30 Afternoon Tea
L3 - Foyer
16.00 Plenary 2 - Challenges and Opportunities for Australia
Webcast
Grand Ballroom
Pauline Blight-Johnston, Managing Director, RGA Australia
Presentation
Audio

Curt Zuber, Group Treasurer, Westpac Banking Corporation
Audio

John Maroney, Principal Administrator, International Association of Insurance Supervisors
Audio

Plenary discussion
17.30 Community Happy Hour - Free night

TUESDAY 12 APRIL - How Australian Actuaries Are Making a Difference
7.30 Registration Opens
L3 - Foyer
7.30 Communications Breakfast
Audio
State Room
8.30 Conventions Highlights – The Morning After
Grand Ballroom
8.45 Plenary 3 - Interaction with Social Issues
Webcast
Bernard Salt, Partner, KPMG.
Audio

Simon Longstaff, Executive Director, St James Ethics Centre
Presentation
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Plenary discussion
Webcast
Grand Ballroom
10.15 Morning Tea L3 – Foyer
10.45 Concurrent 4
4a Global Developments in the Modelling and Application of Risk For Life Companies
Peter Larsen, Mike Callan, Michael Stumbles
Presentation
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State Room
4b New Treasury Stochastic Modelling of Australian Retirement Incomes
Brendan Price, Albert Suryadi
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Room 2
4c The Likely Cost of Catastrophic Medical Injuries Under a National Disability Insurance Scheme
Jonathan Cohen, Linda Satchwell, Adrian Gould
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Room 3
4d Seven Up: The Appointed Actuary in Australian Health Insurance Seven Years On
Stuart Rodger
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Room 4
4e Evaluation of Public Policy Initiatives
Geoff Dunsford
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Room 5
4f Modelling Dependence in Insurance Claims Processes with Lévy Copulas
Luke Cassar, Benjamin Avanzi, Bernard Wong
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Room 6
11.45 CHANGE OVER
11.50 Concurrent 5
5a Risk Margins: An Education Session
Risk Margins Task Force
Paper/Presentation
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State Room
5b Growing Pains: Selection Effects in Private Health Insurance
Andrew Gale
Paper
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Room 2
5c FCRs in Super - What is the Customer Value Proposition?
Darren Wickham
Presentaion
Room 3
5d Discussions of Issues Arising in Singapore Insured Lives’ Experience Study
Andrew Linfoot
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Room 4
5e Modelling Mortality with a Bayesian Vector Autoregression
Carolyn Njenga, Michael Sherris
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Room 5
5f An Economic Model to Evaluate Extreme Events for Lenders’ Mortgage Insurers
Elaine Collins, Angela Tong
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Room 6
12.50 Lunch

John Trowbridge, Chair, Natural Disaster Insurance Review
Presentation

Grand Ballroom
14.20 Concurrent 6
6a Actuaries and Non-financial Business Risks: Operational, Project and Strategic Risk
Adrian Johnstone, Paul Lindeberg
Paper
Presentation
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State Room
6b Sustainable Full Retirement Age Policies in an Aging Society: The Impact of Uncertain Longevity Increases on Retirement Age
Remaining Life Expectancy at Retirement and Pension Liabilities
Ralph Stevens
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Room 2
6c Contemporary Issues in Private Health Insurance
Andrew Gale, Ben Ooi, David Watson (Health Practice Committee)
Presentation 
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Room 3
6d Managing Systematic Mortality Risk with Group Self Pooling and Annuitization Schemes
Mike Sherris, Chao Qiao
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Room 4
6e Essence of Actuary: Skills + Practices + Capabilities = Value
Jules Gribble
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Room 5
6f The involvement of actuaries in General Insurance – Past, Present and Future
Daniel Smith, Donna Walker
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Room 6
15.20 Afternoon Tea L3 – Foyer
15.50 Plenary 4 - Influence in the Public Space Grand Ballroom

Melinda Howes, CEO, Institute of Actuaries of Australia

Peter Broadhead, First Assistant Secretary, The Health Reform Transition Office, Department of Health & Ageing

Andrew Boal, Chair, SEBPC and Managing Director Australia, Towers Watson

Peter McCarthy, Chair, GIPC and Partner Ernst & Young

Yolanda Beattie, General Manager, Honner Media

Kent Griffin, Chair, RMPC and Partner Ernst & Young

Audio
Webcast

19.00 Gala Dinner (PwC Masked Ball) Sydney Town Hall
WEDNESDAY 13 APRIL - The Evolution of Actuarial Work in Australia
8.00 Registration Opens L3 – Foyer
8.30 Concurrent 7
7a Unlocking the Equity in Your Home: Just How Risky Is It?
Shauna Ferris
Presentation
State Room
7b Heterogeneity of Australian Population Mortality and Implications for a Viable Life Annuity Market
Mike Sherris, Shu Su
Paper
Presentation
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Room 2
7c

Using Data and Analytics to Drive Strategy Outside of Traditional Fields
Adam Driussi
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Room 3
7d Risk Equalisation 2020 – Is the Current System Sustainable?
Jamie Reid
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Room 4
7e Towards a Carbon Neutral Actuarial Profession
Alan Greenfield, Martin Fry
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Room 5
7f Valuing Employee Share Options Using the Exercise Multiple Approach and Binary P-options
Tim Kyng
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Room 6
9.30 CHANGE OVER
9.35 Concurrent 8
8a Approaches to Setting Capital for Investment Guarantees
John Nicholls, Ismar Tuzovic
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State Room
8b The Man Who Ate Himself - Why Overpopulation and Overuse of Resources Will Lead to Humanity's Demise
Anthony Vial
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Room 2
8c What is the Appropriate Price for a Community Rated Product? A Case Study of Private Health Insurance in Australia
Karl Niemann
Paper
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Room 3
8d Managing Liquidity in Superannuation
Jules Gribble, Cary Helenius
Presentation
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Paper
Room 4
8e Session cancelled
8f Risk Appetite - Practical Implementation Issues
Kent Griffin
Presentation
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Room 6
10.35 Morning Tea L3 – Foyer
11.00 Plenary 5 - So, How Far Can Actuaries Go?
Webcast
Mike Barker, Director, MetLife
Audio

Zac Roberts, Director, SouthPeak Investment Management
Presentation
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Tony Coleman, Lonergan Edwards & Associates
Presentation
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Kirsten Armstrong, Director, Three Rivers
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Adam Driussi, Director, Quantium
Presentation
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Plenary discussion
Grand Ballroom
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Convention Close
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