October 2017

The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK) 2017 Actuarial Convention

This year’s TASK convention will run from November 15–16 in Nairobi with the theme Harnessing Opportunities in East Africa.

The Council of TASK is pleased to invite IAA members to the convention, where attendance contributes to Continuous Professional Development hours (CPD). More than 400 delegates from all over the world are expected to the convention, which will provide a platform for professionals, decision-makers and industry players in the Kenyan and regional financial industry to discuss changes in the industry (insurance, banking, mutual societies, capital markets, employee benefits and risk management), their effects, solutions and how as professionals we can help.

For more information, please visit the event website or contact

2017 Professionalism in Practice Course, Thailand

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Society of Actuaries of Thailand will present the 2017 Professionalism in Practice Course on November 28 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Seasoned presenters from Thailand and North America will cover a variety of issues encountered daily in actuarial working environments, and explore the professionalism practice, code of conduct, and application of the actuarial profession. The content will be shared through business cases and interactive discussions.

Attendance capacity will be limited so early registration is recommended.

Caribbean Actuarial Association’s 27th Annual Conference—Bahamas

The Annual Conference of the Caribbean Actuarial Association will take place at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort from November 29 to December 1, during which pensions, life and health insurance, investment, and property and casualty insurance topics will be discussed. Click here for more information.


The ICA 2018 – Reasons to Attend the Congress

The 31st International Congress of Actuaries 2018 (ICA 2018) is getting closer –the final program will be published at the end of November. It includes a wide variety of talks on actuarial and financial issues. Consider the five plenary sessions with highly regarded international speakers, more than 30 invited speaker sessions and 250-plus lectures given by speakers from over 210 different institutions. There will also be an exciting social program, including excursions, limited-attendance experiences with international lecturers and evening events in fascinating locations.

Be part of the ICA 2018! On December 1 registration will open here, where you will be able to sign up for a full week or half a week. Registration includes admission to the congress as well as the social program.

5th African Actuarial Congress— Morocco

The International Actuarial Association, in collaboration with the Moroccan Association of Actuaries, is organizing the 5th African Actuarial Congress, to be held in Casablanca on March 15th and 16th, 2018 at the Hotel Sofitel Tour Blanche.

This event follows the international congress in November 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa, which brought together over 160 participants from 15 African countries and other regions of the world.

As a recurring engagement of the actuarial profession, this congress aims to put the dynamics of the constantly evolving insurance, social security and banking sectors in Africa into perspective, through the lens of the actuarial profession.

For more information, click here.


Council and Committee Meetings—Germany

The next IAA Council and Committee meetings will take place at the Estrel Hotel in Berlin, Germany, from May 30 to June 2 at the invitation of the Deutsche Aktuarvereinigung. The IAA website will be updated with further details as preparations continue.

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