Actuarial Society of South Africa

© Actuarial Society of South Africa 2009 - 2011 The Actuarial Society of South Africa is the professional organisation for actuaries and actuarial students in South Africa. The vision of the Actuarial Society is an actuarial profession of substance and stature, serving, and valued by, our communities as a primary source of authoritative advice and thought leadership in the understanding, modeling and management of financial and other measurable risk.

The ASSA 2018 Annual Actuaries Convention - 24 & 25 October at the CTICC

47 EPISODES |  Series, ±50 min episode total time 39 hr 25 min
The program included industry-relevant topics and updates, thought-provoking presentations as well as interactive sessions in the form of workshops, which proved quite popular at the previous Convention.

A diverse range of topics presented by experts from the Actuarial industry as well as wider fields, covering not only what is relevant in South Africa currently, but also stretching out to the rest of the globe. The topics were carefully selected with an aim to inspire, educate and entertain the mind while addressing practical problems faced by actuaries and potential solutions to these problems. To highlight but a few:

— Driverless cars: how they work and how they will be priced

— Augmented Reality Insurance: view of a working prototype

— Slaying the dragon: improving individual and company returns on investment in actuarial education

— The Life Esidimeni arbitration and the actuarial quantification of constitutional damages

— Default regulation and investment strategies in retirement

— AI in actuarial science, leadership in the era of InsureTech

— IFRS 17 and SAM implementation learnings

— A formulation of ecological value added

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