The Asian Actuarial Congress (AAC), formerly known as East Asian Actuarial Congress (EAAC), was established in 1981. Its constitution was formalised in 1989 with the following objectives:
- To exchange ideas and information on all kinds of actuarial knowledge.
- To discuss subjects of mutual interest relating to actuarial theory and practice with particular application to East Asia economic and regulatory conditions.
- To promote the actuarial profession within the East Asian region and to discuss standards of competence and conduct within the actuarial profession.
- To work towards the establishment of a data base of information of interest to actuaries so that interested parties can refer to such data base.
- To hold meetings and discussions, publish papers, reports and studies, make or sponsor investigations, promote educational activities, and to undertake such other activities as may be decided by the Executive Board.
- To maintain contact with other actuarial and professional organisations and interested individuals or organisations.
To date, the AAC is made up of 12 actuarial organisations with close to 25,000 members. The actuarial organisations are:
- Actuaries Institute Australia
- China Association of Actuaries
- The Actuarial Society of Hong Kong
- The Institute of Actuaries of India
- The Society of Actuaries of Indonesia
- The Institute of Actuaries of Japan
- The Institute of Actuaries of Korea
- Actuarial Society of Malaysia
- Actuarial Society of Philippines
- Singapore Actuarial Society
- Actuarial Institute of Chinese Taipei
- The Society of Actuaries of Thailand
Below highlights the history of AAC:
|1981||1st EAAC||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: titled as “Actuarial Society of Malaysia, 1981 International Seminar”.|
|1983||2nd EAAC||Singapore: The title of the Conference was changed to “East-Asian Actuarial Conference” at the 2nd EAAC in Singapore.|
|1985||3rd EAAC||Manila, Philippines: 1st-3rd December 1985|
|1987||4th EAAC||Hong Kong: 25th-27th May 1987|
|1989||5th EAAC||Taipei: Constitution of EAAC was drafted at 5th EAAC in Taipei.
Note: 1990 The planning meeting began from 1990.
|1991||6th EAAC||Bali, Indonesia: October 1991|
|1993||7th EAAC||Singapore: 30th November - 3rd December 1993|
|1995||8th EAAC||Tokyo, Japan: Constitution of EAAC was signed at 8th EAAC in Tokyo.|
|1997||9th EAAC||Bangkok, Thailand: 19th–22nd October 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand|
|1999||10th EAAC||Seoul, Korea: Making the EAAC flag was decided at 10th EAAC in Seoul. 3-6th October 1999|
|2001||11th EAAC||Hong Kong: 7th-10th October 2001|
|2003||12th EAAC||Manila, Philippines: 12th-15th October 2014, EAAC logo was adopted and India joined EAAC at 12th EAAC in Manila.|
|2005||13th EAAC||Bali, Indonesia: 12th-15th September 2005|
|2007||14th EAAC||Tokyo, Japan: 9th-12th October 2007 Australia joined EAAC and Constitution was amended at 14th EAAC In Tokyo.|
|2009||15th EAAC||Seoul, Korea: 12th-15th October 2009|
|2011||16th EAAC||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 10th-13th October 2011. EAAC decides to hold the event once in a year from year 2013 as against once in two years.|
|2013||17th EAAC||Singapore: 15th-18th October 2013|
|2014||18th AAC||Taipei: 12th-15th October 2014, name changed to Asian Actuarial Congress from East Asian Actuarial Congress so as to envelope whole of Asia.|
|2015||19th AAC||Bangkok, Thailand: 3rd-6th November 2015|
|2016||20th AAC||Gurgaon, India: 9th-12th November 2016|
|2018||21st AAC||Hong Kong: 16th-19th September 2018|