The Conference, jointly organized by the Singapore Actuarial Society (SAS) and International Actuarial Association Health Section (IAAHS), will address topics such as Managing Healthcare Cost, Making Healthcare Affordable and Preparing Healthcare for the future.

The conference’s main objective is to educate actuaries and professionals working in the field of healthcare financing, healthcare sectors, officers of government and multi-lateral agencies which promulgate policies or conduct research on healthcare and healthcare financing – both locally and globally. This conference is to provide participants with solutions and ideas from subject matter experts in both the public and private health sectors.

The conference program includes a keynote speech, panel discussion and talks, designed to stimulate thinking and discussion on the current trends and topics within the health profession.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Ian Duncan,

Dr. Duncan is an Adjunct Professor of Actuarial Statistics at the University of California Santa Barbara and president of Santa Barbara Actuaries Inc.  He holds a graduate degree in Economics from Balliol College, Oxford a Ph.D. in Actuarial Statistics from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.  He is active in public policy and healthcare reform and served on the board of directors of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Health Insurance Connector Authority from 2007-2014.  He was also a member of the board of the Society of Actuaries (2012-5). He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed papers, and several books and book chapters. His latest book, a second edition of “Healthcare Risk Adjustment and Predictive Modelling” was published in May 2018.                     

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