Annual Actuarial Conference

Heriot-Watt University Students' Actuarial Society is holding its 'Annual Actuarial Conference' in the Edinburgh Conference Centre (James Watt Centre 1), Heriot-Watt University on Wednesday 12th February 2014.

The conference has become an increasingly prominent event on the calendar of both students and professionals alike, with a number of distinguished guest speakers discussing intriguing and topical issues affecting the actuarial world today. This year looks to be no different, with scheduled topics covering:

  • 'The Effect of Antibiotic Immunity in Longevity Models' - presented by Dr Gordon Woo of Risk Management Solutions Inc.
  • 'Solvency II ' - presented by Kris Hristakev of Swiss Re.
  • 'The Consequences of Choosing the Wrong Model' - presented by Andrew Smith of Deloitte.
  • 'The Transition from DB to DC Schemes' - speaker TBC.

The conference will take place from 3.15pm, with an estimated finishing time of 5.45pm. There will also be an interval with light refreshments, providing an opportunity for speakers and guests to liaise.

This is a great opportunity to keep up to date with some of the current issues facing the financial industry, for all staff and students with an interest in actuarial work or risk management.