Programme

 

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Sunday 28 October

3:00pm - 6:00pm Registration desk open
Rydges Hotel
5:30pm - 6:30pm  Welcome drinks reception
REDS Bar, Rydges Hotel 

Monday 29 October

7:30am - 5:00pm Registration desk open  
8:40am Conference opening
9:00am  Ian Taylor
Session kindly sponsored by Deloitte
10:00am  Morning tea 
Kindly sponsored by Hannover Re
10:30am  Concurrent session one
  Catastrophe Risk Appetite
Christian Barrington

FULL PAPER

POWERPOINT

A review of the regulatory landscape and some thoughts on where it is all headed 
David Chamberlain

POWERPOINT
Health care: A remarkable future, but how will we pay for it?
Jamie Reid & Xiaozhou Zhong

POWERPOINT
What happened to John and Jane – New Zealanders' lives after benefit
Jacky Sung 

FULL PAPER

POWERPOINT

11:30am  Concurrent session two
  The Shakedown: The Role of Government in Natural Disaster Insurance
Hannah Gasparini & Emma Vitz 

FULL PAPER

POWERPOINT

Highlanders in need of High Land – Rising Sea Levels and its Impact on South Dunedin
Amy Dongxue You & John Park

POWERPOINT

The Emperor's New Clothes? Laying Data Science Bare
Lourens Fourie & Mariette Thulliez 

POWERPOINT

Future Employability of the Actuarial Profession
Zhao (Milan) Li

POWERPOINT

 
Mortality and Morbidity - fate or free will?
Shami Shearer & Lee-Ann DuToit

POWERPOINT

Liquid Biopsy
Andres Webersinke

Diabetic risk
Chessman Wekwete
Recent trends and developments in solvency position of New Zealand licensed insurers
Robert Cole 

FULL PAPER
POWERPOINT


A Very Brief History of the General Insurance Market in New Zealand
Sam Primrose 

POWERPOINT

12:35pm  Lunch 
Kindly sponsored by Hannover Re
1:30pm  Concurrent session three 
  Deep dive into IFRS 17 for life insurance actuaries
NZSA IFRS 17 working group

POWERPOINT
Remarkably prudent or fit for the future? A critique of resilience capital factors for non-life insurers
Daniel Mussett 

POWERPOINT
Genetic Testing
Chessman Wekewete & Andres Webersinke 

POWERPOINT
The Stories of New Zealand's Children - How Social Sector Actuaries are helping describe our children
Craig Davis, Scott Lewis & Jonathan Valois

FULL PAPER

POWERPOINT

2:30pm  The future of CPD

Outcomes based CPD - the new South African approach
Peter Withey
President, Actuarial Society of South Africa

The future of CPD in New Zealand
NZSA CPD Task Force
3:30pm  Afternoon tea 
Kindly sponsored by Hannover Re
4:00pm  Scott Pickering
Chief Executive, ACC
5:00pm  Jet boat ride 
6:00pm  Taste of Queenstown 
Kindly sponsored by Gen Re

Dress code: Smart casual 

Tuesday 30 October

8:00am - 2:00pm Registration desk open
8:30am  Jarrod Kerr
Chief Economist, Kiwibank
9:30am  Concurrent session four 
  Global developments in IFRS 17 and the role of the actuary
NZSA IFRS 17 working group

POWERPOINT

Actuaries in Banking
Peter Withey
The rise and fall of the appointed actuary
Chris Logan 

POWERPOINT
Artificial Intelligence - Your New Appointed Actuary?
Jonnie Cain 
10:30am  Morning tea 
Kindly sponsored by Hannover Re
11:00am  Concurrent session five
  Raising awareness of the economics of climate change, how are we tracking?
June Kuan & Phyllis Fung

POWERPOINT
Alternative Capital
Kevin Gomes 
Life Insurance - a possible future
Catherine Edgar & Charles Hett 

POWERPOINT

An actuarial approach to modelling vehicle injuries and fatalities
Jeremy Holmes & Aaron Park

FULL PAPER

12:00pm  Lance Burdett

1:00pm  Tours 
7:00pm  Gala Dinner 
Skyline 

Dress code: Cocktail

Wednesday 31 October 

7:45am Registration desk open 
8:00am  New Zealand Society of Actuaries AGM
(members only)
9:00am  Climate change and changing risk
Prof James Renwick
10:00am  Morning tea 
Kindly sponsored by Hannover Re
10:30am  Concurrent session six
  NZSA Catastrophe Charge Working Group - How do you quantify a 1 in 1000 catastrophe event?
Mat Jensen, Christian Barrington, Craig Lough & Margaret Cantrel

POWERPOINT

Using the ADI tables in New Zealand
James Louw & Aloysius Lim


Recent developments in social sector actuarial practice
Jeffrey Azzato & Dan Stoner  

POWERPOINT
The Frog in the Water - the future of the actuarial profession?
Lesley Traverso & Jules Gribble 

POWERPOINT
11:30am  Malcolm Law
Session kindly sponsored by Finity Consulting
12:30pm Close of the NZSA Conference 2018 

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