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Sunday, June 26th, 2016
13:00 – 19:30   Registration Sheraton Lobby
13:00 – 17:00 IACA IACA Committee Meeting Garrison
15:00 – 17:30 PBSS PBSS Committee Meeting Signal
12:00 – 15:00 IPEBLA IPEBLA Steering Committee Meeting Salon C
15:00 – 17:00 IPEBLA IPEBLA Prague Committee Meeting Salon C
19:00 ALL Welcome Reception Court Garden
Monday, June 27th, 2016
07:30 – 17:00   Registration Delta Main Lobby
08:00 – 08:15 ALL Opening Ceremony Salon A
08:15 – 09:15 ALL

Plenary: Regulator Roundtable, moderated by Randy Bauslaugh
Paul Owens, Robert Neis, Marius Du Toit & Angie Mazerolle

Salon A
09:30 – 10:30 ALL

Plenary: Innovation in Public Pensions
Hon. Indira Naidoo-Harris, MPP, Associate Minister of Finance (Ontario Retirement Pension Plan), Mahmood Nanji, Chris Daykin, Rob Brown, moderated by Randy Bauslaugh

Salon A
10:30 – 11:00   Refreshment Break Crush Lobby
11:00  – 12:30 PBSS Social Security and Pension System in Nepal
Dilip Raj Paudel
Placentia Bay
Linking pensions to life expectancy: A solution to guarantee long-term sustainability?
Carmen Boado-Penas
Evaluation of the 2014 Quinquennial Valuations of Social Security Pension Plans in Japan (ref: ISAP2 and ISSA-ILO Guidelines)
Nobuhiro Shimizu (paper)
PBSS Collective Defined Contribution – Torn Between 2 Lovers DB or DC
Leon Zijlmans
Salon B
Are Female Baby Boomers Ready for Retirement?
Dr. Lori J Curtis
IAAHS Overcoming the Apartheid Legacy: A South African Case Study on Achieving Social Solidarity in Healthcare Financing
Shivani Ranchod & Tim Vieyra
Conception Bay
Technology in Healthcare
Fatima Badat
IACA Difficulties of retirement income provision – particularly for "people on the move"
Nigel Sloam
Salon C
The challenges of advising international insurance companies
Mike Lombardi
IPEBLA Defined contribution issues (plan fees, decumulation, etc.)
Bethune Whiston, Janice Holman & Jeff Mamorsky
Salon D
12:30 – 13:30   Lunch Salon A
12:30 – 13:30   IACA Biennial General Meeting & Lunch Brownsdale
13:30 – 15:00 PBSS Determination of Retirement and Eligibility Ages: Actuarial, Social and Economic Impacts
Assia Billig
Salon B
The ageing of the EU – Implications for pensions
Chris Daykin (Paper)
How FATCA and CRS Apply to Pension Plans
Carl Hansen & David Powell
Conception Bay
IAAHS Financial Uncertainty in Health Technology Appraisals
Didier Serre
Placentia Bay
Low Cost Health Cover in Africa: Lessons from Africa to South Africa
Kudzai Chigiji
IAAHS End of Life Care in an Aging World - a Global Perspective
Daniel Pribe & Joe Allen Albright
Salon B
The Health Insurer of the Future
Rowen Bell
IACA Cyber Security
Edmund Douglas
Bonavista Bay
IPEBLA Pension and Benefit Litigation and Mediation Trends
Ari Kaplan & Mark Poerio
Salon D
15:00 – 15:15   Refreshment Break Crush Lobby
15:15 – 16:45 PBSS Default funds for South African defined contribution plans: can one size fit all?
Dave Struggnel
Salon C
Dynamic investment strategies in defined contribution drawdown phase
Brnic Van Wyk
Renewable energy: de-risking and yield enhancement opportunities for pension funds
Shalin Bhagwan
PBSS The impact of the demographic bonus in the pension systems of Social Security
Daniela Alejandra González Ramírez & Carlos Contreras Cruz
Salon D
IAAHS Application of Agent-based Modelling to Health Care Reform
Kosuke Iwasaki
Placentia Bay
Non-homogenous Alternating Renewal Process for Health Insurance Evolution and Evaluation
Raimondo Manca
IACA Consulting in the Latin America Caribbean Region
Mike Smith & Cristina Mano
Conception Bay
Capital Issues in the Caribbean
Ravi Rambarran
IPEBLA Current Trends in Pension Investment, including ethical investing
Carolyn Trenda, Jonathan Mort & Michael Wolpert
Salon B
18:00 – 22:00   Gala Dinner at the Sheraton Hotel Salon A/B
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
07:30 – 17:00   Registration Delta Main Lobby
08:30 – 09:30 ALL Plenary: Pension and Benefits Governance Panel, moderated by Doug Andrews
Paul Litner, John Turner & Lisa Butler Beatty
Salon A
09:45 – 10:30 ALL Plenary: Conflicts of Interest Actuarial and Legal Perspectives, moderated by Margaret Sherwood
Mark Firman & Adam Reese
Salon A
10:30 – 11:00   Refreshment Break Crush Lobby
11:00  – 12:30 PBSS Simulation Analysis for Evaluating Risk-sharing Pension Plans
Norio Hibiki & Masaaki Ono (paper)
Salon B
A confirmation of Kocken's Proposition about the Intergenerational Risk Transfer within pension plans by Monte Carlo Simluation
Ken Sugita (paper)
PBSS DB Pension risk management with funding surplus and de-accumulation phase
Takashi Kato
Placentia Bay
On the Pension Buy-out Pricing in Presence of Stochastic Interest and Mortality Rates
Ayse Arik
IAAHS The evolution of Big Data and its uses in Africa
Fatima Badat & Kudzai Chigiji
Salon D
Pricing and Valuation in the Presence of Risk Adjustment in Medical Insurance Plans in the USA
Jed Linfield
IACA Actuaries working with Lawyers: Expert witness in personal injury cases
Chris Daykin
Salon C
Requirements for being an expert witness in pension cases and the difference between UK and USA
Jonathan Punter
IPEBLA Pension (& Benefits?) Aspects of Cross-Border M&A
An Van Damme, Brian Buggy & Jessica Bullock
Conception Bay
12:30 – 13:30 ALL Lunch Salon A
12:30 – 13:30 IAAHS IAAHS Biennial General Meeting and Lunch Brownsdale
13:45 – 15:15 PBSS War and Pensions
John Turner
Salon C
Social cost of abolishing Japanese Employee Pension Fund
Takahiro Tachimoto
PBSS An Actuarial Balance Sheet Approach to Assessing Sustainability of Target Benefit Plans
George Ma
Salon B
The role of the actuarial calculations and reviews in pension supervision
Esko Kivisaari
IAAHS Performance Evaluation Framework for Government-Sponsored Health Insurance Programs
Denis Garand
Conception Bay
IAAHS Long-Term Care
Andrew Dalton & Vincent Bodnar
Bonavista Bay
IACA The challenge of professionalism in a cross-disciplinary and international environment
Ben Kemp
Placentia Bay
The actuarial discipline scheme in the US
Mike Toothman
IPEBLA What's New in Executive Compensation: The Influence of Pension Funds and Shareholder Advisory Services in Shaping Executive Compensation
Susan Wetzel, Andrea Boctor & Mariana MacIntosh
Salon D
15:15 – 15:30   Refreshment Break Crush Lobby
15:45 – 16:45   Joint Plenary Session with CIA: The Personalized Medicine Revolution
Dr. Pieter R. Cullis, Jacques Boudreau & Emile Stipp
Bowring Ballroom, Delta Convention Centre
18:00 – 22:00   Joint Pub Crawl with CIA - Rally in the Alley
Departs from Delta Hotel
Salon A
Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
07:00 – 15:00   Registration Delta Main Lobby
09:00 – 10:45 ALL Joint Keynote with CIA: Michael Woodford
Whistle-Blowing and Lessons on Governance and Crisis Management
Bowring Ballroom, Delta Convention Centre
10:45 – 11:15 ALL Joint Refreshment Break with CIA Convention Centre
11:15  – 12:30 ALL Breakout Session with Michael Woodford: Whistle-Blowing and Lessons on Governance and Crisis Management Bannerman 4, Delta Convention Centre
PBSS Managing State Pension Provision with an Aging Population – Accounting for Social Security Liabilities
Robert L Brown
Salon B
IAAHS The impact of Demand-driven Health Assessments on Customer Behaviour and Medical Insurance Claims in the UK
Adrian Baskir
Salon C
Using Actuarial Tools in the Province of British Columbia to Eliminate Chronic Diseases
Ella Young
IACA Trees that Feed
Shubhash Gosine & Cathy Lyn
Conception Bay
IPEBLA Troubled Plans and Troubled Plan Sponsors - Legal, Actuarial and Regulatory Approaches
Mitch Frazer, Paul Lai Fatt & Cathy Smith
Salon D
12:30 – 13:45 ALL Lunch Salon A
12:30 – 13:45 PBSS PBSS General Meeting and Lunch Brownsdale
13:45 – 15:00 ALL Colloquium Closing Plenary Session: Global Healthcare Cost Drivers
Tom Wildsmith, John Have, Emile Stipp & Adrian Baskir
Moderator by April Choi
Salon A
15:30 – 16:30 IAAHS IAAHS Committee Meeting Placentia Bay
16:00 – 16:45 IACA IACA Committee Meeting St Mary's Bay
      Joint Sessions with Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) which take place at the Convention Centre


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