TENTATIVE PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

The 2018 AAC qualifies for CPD credits based upon professional body's CPD requirements of each delegate. A maximum of 15.2 CPD hours* (1 CPD hour = 60 minutes) will be awarded. The amount of CPD hours recorded is left to the discretion of individual delegates.

* The above CPD hours are based on the scheduled time of the entire event (17 September: 5.7 hours; 18 September: 6.2 hours; 19 September: 3.3 hours).

 
Day 0 (Sunday, 16 September 2018)
9:00am - 4:30pm IAA 14th Annual Asia Regional Seminar - The Professional Actuary – Managing Stakeholders
Organised by International Actuarial Association
2:00pm - 4:00pm AAC Executive Board Meeting
4:00pm - 7:30pm Registration Opens
6:30pm - 8:30pm 2018 AAC Welcome Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by:
 
 
Day 1 (Monday, 17 September 2018)
8:00am - 9:00am Registration Reopens
9:00am - 9:30am Welcome Address
Mr Simon LAM, President, Actuarial Society of Hong Kong
Dr Moses CHENG, Chairman, Insurance Authority
Mr Masaaki YOSHIMURA, President, International Actuarial Association
9:30am - 9:45am Welcome Speech - Platinum Sponsors
9:45am - 10:15am Keynote Address – Insuring the 100 Year Life
Ms Daisy NING, Asia Head of Life & Health Products, Swiss Re
10:15am - 10:45am Coffee Break
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10:45am - 11:15am Opening Ceremony & Opening Address – The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive HKSAR
11:15am - 12:30pm Plenary Session I - Belt and Road
Moderator: Mr Andrew WEIR, Senior Partner of, KPMG
Panelists:
Mr Yifan FU, Head of Analytics, Greater China, Aon Benfield China Limited
Mr Danny FUNG, Executive Vice President, Fairfax Asia Limited
Mr Simon LAM, Executive Director (General Business), Insurance Authority
Mr Steven TANG, Head of Facultative Reinsurance Division, SCOR Hong Kong

Venue: Ballroom 1-2
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch
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2:00pm - 2:45pm Parallel Session I a - c
Mr Jason TAN
SCOR
Biological Age Model (BAM), a bright new light in customer engagement
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
Mr Lawrence TSUI
Swiss Re
Future Diagnostics – What Impacts Will Liquid Biopsy And Other Imaging Techniques Have On The Sustainability Of Living Benefit Products? Is A Fundamental Rethink Required?
Life & Health Insurance
Venue: Ballroom1-2
Mr R. Dale HALL
Society of Actuaries
Insights into Retirement Risks and Opportunities in Asia Pacific Markets
Others
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
2:45pm - 3:30pm Parallel Session II a - c
Mr Andrew WATERS & Ms Shar CHOI
Moody's Analytics
Managing the model risk of actuarial models
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
Mr John FERGUSON
Gen Re
Dread Disease Experience in Asia and Emerging Risks in Dread Disease
Life & Health Insurance
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
Mr Simon DAI
Deloitte
Operationalizing IFRS 17 - What are the practical challenges?
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
Venue: Ballroom1-2
3:30pm - 3:50pm Coffee Break
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3:50pm - 5:00pm Plenary Session II - InsurTech
Moderator: Mr Martin TAM, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
Panelists:
Ms Isabella Carvalho SILVA, Senior Manager Asia Pacific Financial Services, Transaction Advisory Services, EY
Dr Paul SIN, Partner, Deloitte
Mr Tony CHAN, Associate Director (Policy and Development), Insurance Authority
Mr Chi-Fai YAM, Senior Advisor, Sinosoft (International) Company Ltd
Mr Paddy CHOY, Chief Actuary, ZhongAn Technologies International

Venue: Ballroom 1-2
5:15pm - 6:45pm Pre-dinner Cocktail
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7:00pm - 10:00pm 2018 AAC Welcome Dinner cum ASHK 50th Anniversary Dinner
Sponsored by:
 
 
Day 2 (Tuesday, 18 September 2018)
8:00am - 9:00am Registration Reopens
9:00am - 9:45am Parallel Session III a – c
Mr Thomas DIJOHN
dacadoo
Digital Health - Opportunities in Accelerated and Dynamic Underwriting
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Ballroom1-2
Mr Perkin SHEK
AXA
Insurance Solution for Ageing Population
Life & Health Insurance
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
Dr Kenneth MCIVOR
Willis Towers Watson
Longevity Risk in a One-Year VaR Framework: Proven Solutions and Future Possibilities
Others
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
9:45am - 10:30am Parallel Session IV a – c
Mr Lee SARKIN
Munich Re
Predictive Analytics – Modelling and Execution: The opportunity emerging from the data revolution and technology innovations
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Ballroom1-2
Mr Dong Wook NOH
Orange Life
Product Innovations in Korean Life Insurance Market
Life & Health Insurance
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
Dr Kyusuh PARK
RNA Analytics
IFRS 17 System Implementation
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
10:30am - 10:50am Coffee Break
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10:50am - 11:35am Parallel Session V a - c
Mr Guangyue ZHU
Gen Re
Online Insurance Development in China
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Ballroom1-2
Prof Johnny LI
University of Waterloo and University of Melbourne
Constructing Out-of-the-Money Longevity Hedges Using Parametric Mortality Indexes
Life & Health Insurance
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
Mr Doan LE & Mr Guan WANG
Swiss Re
The Data Scientist: Actuary 2.0
Others
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
11:35am - 12:20pm Parallel Session VI a - c
Mrs Anita SATHE & Ms Catherine PALLIVATHUCKAL
CoverHound
Actuaries and Digital Insurance Innovation
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
Dr Richard RUSSELL
RGA
The relative importance of genetics for predicting mortality and morbidity risks
Life & Health Insurance
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
Ms Florence NG & Mr Han CHUA
Ernst & Young
The multiple RBC regimes redefining the new insurance world
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
Venue: Ballroom1-2
12:20pm - 1:30pm Lunch
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1:30pm - 2:50pm Plenary Session III - Risk Management in the New Insurance World - C-suite Round-table Discussion
Moderator: Mr Jonathan ZHAO, Managing Partner and Asia Pacific Insurance Practice Leader, EY
Panelists:
Mr Julian Lipman, Group Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief of Staff
Ms Lilian NG, Chief Executive, Insurance, Prudential Corporation Asia
Mr Tony CHENG, Executive Vice President, Head of Asia, RGA

Venue: Ballroom 1-2
2:50pm - 3:10am Coffee Break
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3:10pm - 3:55pm Parallel Session VII a – c
Mr Chris HANCORN
PwC
Risk appetite - Turning theory into practice
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
Dr Gunter SCHWARZ
Munich Re
Interest Rate Guarantees under ICS/Solvency II – Don’t let your legacy book disturb you!
Life & Health Insurance
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
Mr Michael VAN VUUREN
KPMG
Pillar 2 for Insurers: Greater Requirements, Enhanced Value?
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
Venue: Ballroom1-2
3:55pm - 5:00pm Plenary Session IV - Market Outlook and Investment Strategy for Insurance Companies
Moderator: Mr Paul CARRETT, Group Chief Investment Officer, FWD Group
Panelists:
Mr Donald AMSTAD, Head of Investment Specialists – Asia Pacific, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Mr Marc FRANKLIN, Senior Portfolio Manager, Conning Asia Pacific
Ms Sally YIM, Associate Managing Director, Moody's Investors Service

Venue: Ballroom 1-2
 
SOA Member and VIP cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception
(by invitation only)

Time: 5:15pm – 7:15pm
Venue: Hung Hom Room 4, Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong
Actuaries Institute Australia
Member Networking Drinks Session
(by invitation only)

Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue: Kafnu, 2/F, Kerry Hotel
CAS Drinks Reception and Dinner
(For general insurance actuaries, by invitation only)

Time: 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Drinks Venue: Deluxe Cruiser 73ft Fly
Dinner Venue: Robatayaki, Harbour Grand Kowloon Hotel
IFoA Member Cocktail Reception
(All IFoA members are invited)

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Grand Salon, 1/F, Harbour Grand Kowloon Hotel
 
Day 3 (Wednesday, 19 September 2018)
8:00am - 9:00am Registration Reopens
9:00am - 9:45am Parallel Session VIII a - c
Mr Tim LEUNG
Tencent
How we apply AI on InsurTech
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Ballroom1-2
Dr Bruce PORTEOUS
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Redefining investment for the New Insurance World: new business models, asset classes and solutions-based investment approaches.
Others
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
Mr Darryl WAGNER & Mr Mehul DAVE
Deloitte
The Rise of the Exponential Actuary
Others
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
9:45am - 10:30am Parallel Session IX a - c
Mr Joshua PYLE
CyberCube
Where Cyber Security Meets Insurance: Challenges Presented and Opportunities Created
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Hunghom Room 2
Mr Thibault ANTOINE
SCOR Global Life
Text mining for claim classification and claim adjudication in critical illness – a case in China
Innovations, Data Analytics
Venue: Ballroom1-2
Mr Tomohiro KAWAGUCHI
Mercer
How Financial Wellness is Perceived and Addressed in asian pension markets: A Comparison of Japan and The Philippines
Others
Venue: Hunghom Room 1
10:30am - 10:50am Coffee Break
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10:50am - 12:10pm Plenary Session V - Future of Actuaries & Professionalism
Moderator: Mr Roddy ANDERSON, Past President, Actuarial Society of Hong Kong
Panelists:
Ms Hoa BUI, Vice President, Actuaries Institute Australia
Mr Jim CHRISTIE, President-elect, Casualty Actuarial Society
Mr Mike LOMBARDI, President, Society of Actuaries
Mr John TAYLOR, President-elect, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Mr Masaaki YOSHIMURA, President, International Actuarial Association

Venue: Ballroom 1-2
12:10pm - 12:40pm Closing Ceremony and Presentation of SCOR Actuarial Award in Asia - 2018
12:40pm - 2:00pm Lunch
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2:00pm - 9:00pm Half-Day Tour
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