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​IRFRC 2017 Annual Conference on 29 - 30 June 2017

Published on: 10-Mar-2017

​Theme: New Applications of ​Actuarial Science in Managing Risks

Dates: 29 - 30 June 2017

Venue: Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore


About the conference

This sixth annual conference aims to provide opportunities for industry professionals and academics from insurance ​and finance to exchange ideas on current developments.


Call for papers

The Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre ​(IRFRC) invites high-quality research in insurance and actuarial science for its annual conference. The theme of this year's conference is "New Applications of Actuarial Science in Managing Risks". Under the conference's broad theme, the conference will welcome papers that address topics include (1) cyber risks, (2) longevity risk and ageing, (3) long-term investment products, (4) catastrophe risks and extreme weather. Papers with a focus on the Asia-Pacific insurance industry are especially welcome.

This conference is co-organized with The Geneva Association and is sponsored by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Actuarial Research Centre. The conference will include both plenary session with invited talks by industry leaders and academic paper presentations.

The IRFRC invites researchers to submit papers for presentation at this conference. The Scientific Committee will review paper submissions and select those for presentation at the conference.


Funding

The IRFRC will provide partial financial support to overseas presenters whose papers are accepted for presentation. University guidelines apply.​


About Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre (IRFRC)

Founded in 2011, in partnership with global reinsurer SCOR, the Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre sponsors and directs primary research on insurance and insurance related risk research in the Asia Pacific. Through research, industry collaborations and seminars it aims to provide a critical foundation to create knowledge and support the growing role of the insurance industry in the economic development of the region.​


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