Program

Time Event/Session Room
Sunday 7 November
15.00 Registration - 2hrs Hotel Foyer
18.30 Pre Dinner Drinks Poolside Lawns
18.30pm Welcome Dinner
Melinda Howes, CEO, Institute of Actuaries of Australia
Poolside Lawns

Monday 8 November
7.30am Registration Opens Mirage Grand Terrace
8.30am Welcome
Bozenna Hinton, President, Institute of Actuaries of Australia
AUDIO

Ballroom 1 & 2
Plenary 1- Keynote Address and Market Update
8.40am Andrew Smith, Chair
AUDIO
Keynote Address, Ian Laughlin, APRA
PRESENTATION
WEBCAST
Market Update, Siddharth Parameswaran, JP Morgan Securities Australia
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
WEBCAST
10.00 Morning Tea Mirage Grand Terrace
10.30 Concurrent 1
1.a Using Internal Capital Models to Better Articulate Risk Appetite and Measure Risk Tolerance
Karl Marshall
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
1.b Using Machine Learning Methods to Enhance Predictive Models Nelson Henwood
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
1.c A Statistical Basis for Claims Experience Monitoring
Greg Taylor
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
1.d

Thoughts on Large and Unusual Claims
Felix Tang, Laurel Kong
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO  

Lagoon Room 1
11.10 CHANGE OVER
11.15 Concurrent 2
2.a Inflation Risk in General Insurance
John DeRavin, Mike Fowlds
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
2.b Convex Optimisation: A New Approach to Common
Challenges in Premium Rating
Dimitri Semenovich, Ian Heppell
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
2.c Legal and Medical Providers: Does the Choice Impact Claims Outcomes in Bodily Injury Claims?
Aaron Cutter and Darren Robb
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
2.d Insurance Risk Study – Modeling the Global Market
David Maneval
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
11.55 CHANGE OVER
12.00 Concurrent 3
3.a Delivering Transparency and Flexibility in Pricing: The Buzz Insurance
Keith Forster
Ian Frew
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
3.b Worker to Worker Claims in Liability Portfolios
Yan Zhao, Benoit Laganiere
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
3.c

Achieving Finality – The Commutation Process
Lucy Simpson, Alexander Kwa
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO

Ballroom 6
3.d Stochastic Reserving with Bayesian Models
Francis Beens
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
12.40pm Lunch Terraces Restaurant
13.40 Concurrent 4
4.a Premium, Claims and Profit – A Class by Class Analysis of the Australian General Insurance Market
Estelle Pearson
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
4.b Reinsurance Efficiency and Economic Value Added
David Maneval
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
4.c Is Compensation “Bad for Health”? A Systematic Meta-Review
Natalie Spearing
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
4.d An Overview of Consumer Credit Insurance
Kevin Gomes, Marcus Arena
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
14.20 CHANGE OVER
14.25 Concurrent 5
5.a Understanding the Impact of New Entrants on the Australian General Insurance Market
Adam Driussi, Mitchell Prevett
Ballroom 1 & 2
5.b Solvency II: One-year and Ultimate Year Risk Horizons, Technical Provisions (TP) and Market Value Margins (MVM) for Long Tail LOBs
David Odell
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
5.c Home Warranty Insurance – Taming the Ups and Downs of the Building Cycle
Peter Hardy, Ben Knight
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
5.d Bootstrap Modeling: Beyond the Basics
Mark Shapland
PAPER; EXCEL FILES
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
Plenary 2 – Pathways to Market
15.35 Warrick Gard, Chair
Vivek Bhatia, Wesfarmers General Insurance
Anthony Day, Suncorp
Simon Lindsay, Progressive Direct
Panel Discussion
PRESENTATION
PRESENTATION
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
WEBCAST
Ballroom 1 & 2
17.10 SESSION CLOSES
18.30 Pre Dinner Drinks Seaworld
19.00 Seaworld Dinner
Tuesday 9 November
07.30 Registration Opens Mirage Grand Terrace
Plenary 3 – Risk and Reward
08.30 Bruce Lambert, Chair
What ERM Means in the GI Space
Dan Tess, Wesfarmers Insurance
Jason Brown, QBE Australia
Keith Tomkins, Zurich Australia
Panel Discussion
Actuaries Working in Different Fields
Adam Driussi, Quantium
Rick Shaw, Consulting Actuary
Joyce Tong, CITI
Panel Discussion
PRESENTATION
CHART
PRESENTATION
PRESENTATION
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
WEBCAST PT1
WEBCAST PT2
Ballroom 1 & 2
10.05 Morning Tea Mirage Grand Terrace
10.35 Concurrent 6
6.a Leveraging Competitive Advantage through Pricing, Marketing and Product Design
David Isaacs
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
6.b Enterprise Risk Management and the Actuarial Profession in General Insurance
Gloria Yu, Melinda Howes
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
6.c Public Liability Personal Injury Claims – An Investigation of Post Tort-Reform Trends by Head of Damage
Adam Searle, John Barker, Andrew Cohen
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
6.d Implications from the Annual JP Morgan Deloitte GI Industry Surveys
Elaine Collins, Catherine Dube
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
11.15 CHANGE OVER
11.20 Concurrent 7
7.a Pricing When Only the Customer Can See
Yusuf Cakan, Matthew Loh, Siddharth Parameswaran
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
7.b Risk Margin Monitoring
Julie Sims
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO  
Ballroom 4 & 5
7.c International Updates
Lisa Simpson, Rod Balding
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
7.d Enterprise Emerging Risk Management
Daniel Smith, Andy White
PAPER 
PRESENTATION
VIDEO
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
12.00 CHANGE OVER
12.05 Concurrent 8
8.a What Can We Learn From Capital and Risk Trends in the Noughties?
David Whittle, Victoria Tidmas
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
8.b Ratemaking Working Party
Peter McCarthy
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
8.c Accounting Standards Update
Bob Buchanan
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
8.d A Testing for Moral Hazard Survey versus Claims Data
David Rowell
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
12.45 LUNCH Terraces Restaurant
12.45 Free Afternoon/Optional Activities
19.00 Pre Dinner Drinks
Movieworld
19.30 Movieworld Gala Dinner Dress – Rock n' Roll
Wednesday 10 November
09.00 Registration Opens Mirage Grand Terrace
09.30 Concurrent 9
9.a Approach to Pricing Natural Perils
Ada Lui, David McNab
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
9.b Injury Compensation and Health Outcomes: Concepts and their Measurement
Natalie Spearing
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
9.c Turning the Spotlight on Peer Review
Samantha Fuller, Win Li Toh
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
9.d The Rise and Rise of Hybrid Modeling
Hugh Miller
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
10.10 CHANGE OVER
10.15 Concurrent 10
10.a Natural Catastrophes in Australia: Issues of Funding and Insurance
Chris Latham, Peter McCourt
PAPER
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 1 & 2
10.b Solvency II – How Insurance Companies are Changing in Europe
Matt Hodson
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 4 & 5
10.c Towards a Better Inflation Forecast
Hugh Miller
PAPER 
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Ballroom 6
10.d Post Event Demand Surge
Jaykishan Jeyendran
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
Lagoon Room 1
10.55 Morning Tea Mirage Grand Terrace
Plenary 4 – Regulation the Proposed Changes
11.15 Jefferson Gibbs, Chair
Helen Rowell, APRA
Panel Discussion
Helen Rowell, APRA
Noeline Woof, APRA
Estelle Pearson, Finity
Blair Nicholls, QBE
James Goodchild, Suncorp
Tim Spicer, Ernst & Young
PRESENTATION
PRESENTATION
PRESENTATION
PRESENTATION
AUDIO
WEBCAST
12.50 Seminar Close
Bozenna Hinton, President, Institute of Actuaries of Australia
13.00 Lunch Terraces Restaurant
14.00 Bus departs to the Airport
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