Concurrent Session Synopses

ANALYTICS AND BIG DATA

A Field Guide for Actuarial Analytics in General Insurance
Amanda Aitken, Anna Baburina, Irene Chen, Jonathan Cohen, John Connor, Yifan Fu, Tanya Wood
Paper

External Data – Best Practice Use in Insurance Operations
Abhijeet Agarwal, Andrew Thompson

From Actuarial Science to Data Science – Advice for Actuaries Considering the Move into Analytics
Genevieve Hayes

Keep Digging: Getting the Most Out of Publicly Available Information
Luke Cassar, David Wilheim

Mythbusters: Busting Insurance Industry Myths by Venturing into the External Data Universe
Ashish Ahluwalia, Andrew MacKessack, Marcello Negro

BROADENING ROLE OF ACTUARIES

Actuarial Operations – How Should We Structure Our Actuarial Teams, Processes and Systems into 2030
Martin Lam, Kaise Stephan, Gloria Yu

Actuaries of Tomorrow
Andrew Huszczo, Tim Andrews, Jenny Lyon, Elaine Collins

Blockchains, Smart Contracts and Possible Insurance Applications
Dimitri Semenovich
Paper

The NDIS: Today and Tomorrow 
Sarah Johnson, Jessica Twigg

CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

How to Improve Capital Management, ICAAP and Capital Performance – A Local and Global Experience
Stephanie Bower, Chao Qiao
Survey Information

ICAAP Best Practices
Francis Beens, Gae Robinson, Patrick Zhang
Paper

Controlling Solvency in a Mutual Insurance Company
Julie Sims

The Rise and Fall of Inflation Indices
Hugh Miller
Paper
 

CATASTROPHES & NATURAL DISASTERS

Impacts of Frequency Contagion on Pricing of Catastrophe Excess of Loss Reinsurance for Australian Natural Perils
Will Gardner
Paper

Natural Disasters Working Group 2016
Tim Andrews, Sharanjit Paddam, Richard Yee
Paper

Review of Government-Sponsored Insurance Schemes
John McAneney
Additional material

CLAIMS & RESERVING

Chasing the Shorter Tail:  Examination of the Life Cycle of Claims and Interaction with Reserving
Ryan Anderson, Sonya Tripolitano<

Claims Management for the Future
Steven Girvan, Melissa Yan

Insurance Fraud – Are We Winning or Are the Odds Stacked Against Us?
John Jeaitani, Raj Kanhai, Jacob Mamuti

Insuring Cyber Risk
Peter Yeates, Susie Amos, Dean Marcus, Andrew Kwok, David Xu, Jeremy Waite

Robustness In Reserving
Benjamin Avanzi, Mark Lavender, Greg Taylor, Bernard Wong
Paper

Self-Assembling Insurance Claim Model
Grainne McGuire, Hugh Miller, Greg Taylor

The Future of Liability
Alice Huang, Estelle Pearson

CLIMATE & NATURAL DISASTERS

Climate Risk Management for Financial Institutions – A Report of the Actuaries Institute’s Climate Change Working Group
Sharanjit Paddam, Stephanie Wong
Paper

Prediction of Australian Flood Claims and Calculation of Solvency Capital Using Generalised Linear Models
Enrique Calderin, Kevin Fergusson
Paper

DISRUPTION

Thriving in a World of Digital Disruption
Jenna Cooke, Scott Duncan

Building the World’s Largest Insurer (Without Capital)
Vincent Chen, Weihao Choo, Kent Wong

How Digital Disruption will reshape the Motor Insurance Industry
Graeme Adams, Jessie Wang

ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT

Possibly the Biggest Risk in the World: Culture
Brad Oldridge. Sharanjit Paddam, Gloria Yu

Risk Appetite for General Insurers: The Fallacy of Certainty
James Basman, Andy Cohen, Ben Cooper, Darryl Ferriera, David Koob, Angela Tartarow, Andy White
Paper

IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON INSURANCE

Maximising Opportunities in a Rapidly Cyber Risk Environment
Robert Menzies, David Millar

OTHER CURRENT ISSUES IN GENERAL INSURANCE

A Week can be a Long Time in Football but is 10 Years a long time in Builder’s Warranty?
Daniel Smith, Cameron Lucas

International Motor Trends
Kitty Ho

PRICING

Commercial Insurance – When Will the Cycle Turn?
Kevin Gomes, Tim Yip

REINSURANCE

Catastrophe Model Assumptions and Uncertainty and Reinsurance Structure Response
Charles Pollack

Today’s Alternative Capital is Tomorrow’s Traditional Reinsurance
Bo Jiang

Keynote and Plenary Speakers

   paul mccarney simon reid Kate Mackenzie Vicki Mullen Estelle Pearson nick sordon win-li toh  samantha cockfield mark valena