tuesday 1 August 2017
|8.30am ||Registration Opens |
|9.00am || |
President, Actuaries Institute
|9.05am || |
Elaine Collins – Actuarial Career
Actuaries are well-known to have strong intellectual, mathematical and problem-solving skills – the hard skills. Learning how to supplement these hard skills with soft skills, will provide any aspiring actuary with a considerable competitive advantage in their career. It will aid in commercial thinking and effective communication, particularly on the key themes underlying analysis.
In this keynote session, Elaine Collins talks about the importance of soft skills in adding value to hard skills and provides a different perspective on career growth. She will share her personal career experience with participants and explore the different ways of mastering soft skills.
|10.05am || |
Plenary 1 – 2017 Industry Insights
Win-Li Toh - Principal, Taylor Fry
Kevin Gomes - Principal, Taylor Fry
Want to get up to speed on the latest developments and future outlook for the GI Industry? This plenary reflects on the year that has passed and contemplates what to expect on the horizon. As the market ebbs and flows, catch a glimpse of how the industry prospects stack up in this GI update.
| 10.40am || |
| 11.00am || |
Plenary 2 – The Changing Face of the General Insurance Industry
Jonathan Shen - Senior Manager Data Science, Suncorp
Will Scully-Power - Co-Founder & CEO of PASCAL51
In this plenary, catch a glimpse of some select areas of change impacting the short-tail general insurance sector in Australia. Considering the far-reaching impact of technology and data, Jonathan Shen will be exploring “the internet of things”, particularly highlighting an application of how this can impact short tail lines of general insurance business. Then, CEO of Pascal51, Will Scully-Power will discuss how general insurers could use Insuretech, machine learning and artificial intelligence to improve their competitive advantage and change the way they do business in the new world of technology and data.
|11.55pm || |
Plenary 3 - The Long Tail Story Short
John Jeaitani - Actuarial Analyst, Finity
Susie Amos - Principal, Finity
Simon Guthrie - Director, National Disability Insurance Agency
This plenary aims to give an update to the long tail classes. John Jeaitani will provide an update on the statutory Compulsory Third Party (CTP) business – a ‘traditional’ long tail class. Susie Amos will expand into the experience of Financial lines, as well as the emerging Cyber class.
|1.00pm || |
Conclusion – Facilitator
Official close – President Jenny Lyon
|1.05pm || |
|2.00pm ||Seminar end |
Capability Framework Functions
| ||Contribution to Business Strategy |
| ||Leadership |
| ||Actuarial Approach to Problem Solving |
| ||Valuing Uncertain Future Cash Flow |
| ||Risk Management |
| ||Professional Governance |
| ||Product Development, Management and Pricing |
| ||Investment Advice and Governance |