Papers and Presentations

Monday, May 7

Time Track /
Sesion #
Session Title
08:30 – 09:00  

Opening Ceremony

Peter Duran, President, Actuarial Society of Hong Kong [Speech] [Video]
Desmond Smith, IAA President [Speech] [Video]

09:00 – 09:45

Plenary

MPS1

The Role of the Actuarial Profession's Social and Ethical Mission (Dr. Anthony Neoh)
[Speech] [Video]

09:45 – 10:30

Plenary

MPS2

Aging and its impact on Governments, Companies and Life & Health Insurance Products (Paul Murray)
[Presentation] [Video]

11:00 - 12:30

Health Plenary

MPS3

Health Care Reform in Hong Kong (Peter Yuen)
[Presentation] [Video]

Health Care Reform in China (Gordon Liu)
[Presentation] [Video]

IACA /
Pension

MBR4

Introducing a Retirement Benefit Target (Brnic Van Wyk)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

Long Dated Life Insurance and Pension Contracts (Knut Aase)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

IACA /
Pension

MBR5

The Reformed Mexican Social Security System: 15 years of experience (Abraham Hernández)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

The Need for a Socio-economic Approach in Actuarial Valuations of Social Security (Roberto Ham-Chande)
[Presentation] [Video]

Life / Non-life

MBR13

CANCELLED
An Overview of the International Educational Monograph on the Adjustment for Risk for Financial Reporting Purposes (Darryl Wagner & Peter Duran)

13:30 – 15:00

IACA / Life /
Pension

Plenary

MPS6

Living Until 120: The Implications for Absolutely Everything (Melinda Howes & Barry Rafe)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

Health

MBR7

Healthcare Reform: Opportunity for Public-Private Partnership (Sam Yeung)
[Presentation]

Hong Kong Healthcare Reform and Applications to Countries with Public Sector Dominated Healthcare Delivery Systems (Chye Pang-Hsiang)
[Presentation]

Health

MBR8

2004-2008 Dread Disease Experience Study (Wolfgang Droste)
[Presentation] [Video]

Underwriting Issues for Health Products (Jeff Cook)
[Presentation] [Video]

Non-life

MBR14

Assessing Claim Liabilities from the Thailand Floods (Verne Baker & Phillip Cheuk Tong Liu)
[Presentation]
15:15 – 16:45

Life

MBR9

Impact on Life Insurance Practices in Changing Actuarial Regime (C.F. Yam)
[Presentation]

Communicating Takaful (Loke Chang Yueh & Nicholas Yeo)
[Paper] [Presentation]

Health

MBR10

Public-Private Healthcare Financing Partnership Survey (Siao Wearn Leong)
[Presentation] [Video]

Post Retirement Health Insurance (Ka Chun Cheung)
[Presentation] [Video]

Health

MBR11

Investigating the benefits of integrating wellness program into (health) insurance benefits (Linda Kam)
[Presentation] [Video]

Prevention reduces healthcare costs: the importance of alternative models (Ignacio del Barco)
[Presentation] [Video]

IACA /
Pension

MBR12

Pension System in Armenia (Astghik Ananyan, Doug Carey & Lindsay Wolff)
[Paper] [Presentation]

Reform of the Fiji National Provident Fund (Geoff Rashbrooke)
[Paper] [Presentation]

Tuesday, May 8

Time Track /
Sesion #
Session Title
09:00 – 09:45

Plenary

TPS1

Consumer Protection in the Insurance Industry (Annie Choi)
[Presentation] [Video]

09:45 – 10:30

Plenary

TPS2

The life and non-life insurance markets of Asia, the companies operating in them, and the changing definition of the "multinational" (Simon Walpole)
[Presentation] [Video]

11:00 - 12:30

Life

TBR3

The Realpolitik of using MCEV in Asia – a potential way forward for Embedded Value reporting in Chinese Taipei and elsewhere in the region (Simon Walpole & Ophelia Au Young)
[Presentation]

ERM / Life /
Non-Life

TBR4

ORSA and ERM – Are they the same? (Doug Caldwell)
[Presentation] [Video]

Operational Risk – An Enterprise Risk Management Presentation (Margaret Sherwood)
[Presentation] [Video]

Health

TBR5

Using Housing Wealth to Fund Long Term Care (Doug Andrews)
[Paper] [Presentation]

Long-term Care at a crossroads: delivery of adequate protection to the wider public (Dirk Nieder)
[Paper] [Presentation]

Health

TBR6

Effect of Medical Cost Changes on the Calculation of Liability (Jed Linfield)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

The Impact of Medical Cost Inflation and Dynamic Policyholder Behavior on Market Consistent Embedded Value in Health Insurance (Jan-Philipp Schmidt)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

IACA /
Pension

TBR7

Defined Changes to Contributions Must Change the Actuary's Mentality (Ignacio del Barco)
[Presentation]

How social security is responding to the low birthrate and longevity? (Ryosuke Imanaka)
[Paper] [Presentation]

13:30 – 15:00

IACA /
Pension

TBR8

Stochastic Projections of the Financial Experience of Social Security Programs: Issues and Alternatives (Bruce Schobel)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

Observations on the Financing of the United States Social Security System (Ken Buffin)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

Life

TBR9

Variable Annuity in China – the opportunity and challenges ahead (Sharon Huang)
[Presentation]

Tipping Point of Variable Annuity? (Jackie Wai Chu)
[Presentation]

Health

TBR10

Long-Term Health Insurance Guarantees (Lawrence Tsui)
[Presentation]

Trends in the cost of oncology treatment and drug costs (Emile Stipp)
[Presentation]

Health

TBR11

The Integration of Traditional and Complementary Medicine in Health Systems (Heather McLeod)
[Presentation]

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine in China: Integration Policy (Vincent Chung)
[Presentation]

Life / ERM

TBR12

Emerging Risks or Black Swans? (Ka Man Wong)
[Presentation] [Video]

ERM: Theory, Practice and Actuaries (Young Goh)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

15:15 – 16:45

Life

TBR13

Product Strategies under Solvency II and IFRS 4 Phase II (Tze Ping Chng & Thomas Tang)
[Presentation] [Video]

Non-Life

TBR14

Boosted Regression Trees – a modern way to enhance actuarial modelling (Xavier Conort)
[Presentation] [Video]

Internal Capital and Risk modelling – will this put actuaries in the spotlight? (Michael Fung)
[Presentation] [Video]

Health / ERM

TBR15

Solvency II – Good business practise? (James Creedon & Penny Fosker)
[Presentation]

Solvency II – Work on the Finishing Line (Janka Schuld)
[Presentation]

Health

TBR16

Selling Health Insurance via Bancassurance: a success story from the UK (Dennis Smith, Paul Hately & Sarah Bennett)
[Presentation]

IACA /
Pension

TBR17

Management of Pension Assets in China (Stuart Leckie)
[Presentation]

The Pension Benefit Evolution in Indonesia: Design, Funding & Accounting Perspectives (Halim Gunawan)
[Presentation]

Wednesday, May 9

Time Track /
Sesion #
Session Title
09:00 – 09:45

Plenary

WPS1

Social and Economic Trends in East Asia: Impact on Social Protection Systems (Mitchell Wiener)
[Presentation] [Video]

09:45 – 10:30

Plenary

WPS2

The Role of Provident Funds in Social and Economic Development (Cynthia Hui)
[Presentation] [Video]

11:00 - 12:30

Life

WBR3

Assessing Sources of Funding for Insurance Risk Based Capital (Louis Lee)
[Presentation] [Video]

Market Risk Modeling for Insurers (Eric Yau)
[Presentation] [Video]

Health

WBR4

The Public Health Care Plan in China, Reality and Challenge (Wenliang Wang)
[Presentation]

Long-Term Care Service and Financing Options in China (Robert Yee)
[Presentation]

Health

WBR5

Private Disability Products (Dirk Nieder)
[Presentation]

Disability Income Benefits: Innovation or Confusion (James Louw)
[Presentation]

IACA /
Pension

WBR6

Logical errors and inconsistencies of the Swedish pension system (Massimo Angrisani & Cinzia Di Palo)

Pensions in a Shrinking Economy (Jan Kuné)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

13:30 – 15:00

Health

WBR7

Asia's Health Actuaries: An Endangered Species (Cory Gusland, Greta Mikelonis & Stella Ma)
[Presentation]

Financial risk involved in health care for the elderly in modern economies (Jeff Petertil)
[Presentation]

Health

WBR8

Future Cost of Cancer (Lawrence Tsui)
[Presentation] [Video]

Cancer: Past, Present and Future – view from the Korean market (HyeSun Lim)
[Presentation] [Video]

IACA / Non-life

WBR9

Legacy: An American Odyssey (Fred Kilbourne)
[Paper] [Presentation]

Understanding extra-terrestrial Influences on nature's risks (Brent Walker)
[Paper] [Presentation]

IACA / ERM /
Pension

WBR10

Application of Enterprise Risk Management to Private Pension (Katsuhiro Yagura)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

Ponzi Fraud, Market Turmoil, and Investment Regulations (Ken Sugita)
[Paper] [Presentation] [Video]

15:15 – 16:45

Health

WBR11

Pricing of health microinsurance (HMI) (Denis Garand)
[Presentation] [Video]

Health

WBR12

Risk Adjustment – A Global Perspective (Susan Mateja)
[Presentation] [Video]

Risk Adjustment Basics and Beyond (Ian Duncan)
[Presentation] [Video]

IACA /
Pension

WBR13

The experience of Employee's Pension Funds in Japan – how to manage pension plans soundly (Ryouhei Yoshizawa)
[Presentation]

IAS 19 Revision: Incorporating the Cairns-Blake-Dowd Model into the Valuation of Defined Benefit Obligations (Yosuke Fujisawa)
[Paper] [Presentation]

Life

WBR14

Evolving Distribution Models (Young Goh)
[Paper] [Presentation]
16:45 – 17:15  

Closing Ceremony [Video]

Ka Man Wong

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