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 - 1:45pm IAA 14th Annual Asia Regional Seminar - The Professional Actuary – Managing Stakeholders
Organised by IAA
2:00pm - 4:00pm AAC Executive Board Meeting
4:00pm - 7:30pm Registration Opens
6:30pm - 8:30pm 2018 AAC Welcome Cocktail Reception
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Day 1 (Monday, 17 September 2018)
8:00am - 9:00am Registration Reopens
9:00am - 9:30am ASHK President Welcome Remarks
Opening Address - Dr Moses Cheng, Insurance Authority Chairman
Opening Address - IAA President
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 - 10:45pm Coffee Break
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10:45am - 11:15am Opening Ceremony & Opening Address by The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive HKSAR
11:15am - 12:30pm Plenary Session I - Belt and Road
Moderator: Andrew WEIR, Senior Partner of KPMG
Yifan FU, Head of Analytics, Greater China of Aon Benfield China Limited
Danny FUNG, Executive Vice President of Fairfax Asia Limited
Raymond TAM, Executive Director, Policy and Development of IA
Steven TANG, Head of Business Solutions – Hong Kong / Deputy Regional Engineering Manager – Asia Pacific of SCOR Hong Kong
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch
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2:00pm - 2:45pm Parallel Session I a - c
Mr Jason TAN
Biological Age Model (BAM), a bright new light in customer engagement
Innovations, Data Analytics
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
Mr R. Dale HALL
Society of Actuaries
Insights into Retirement Risks and Opportunities in Asia Pacific Markets
2:45pm - 3:30pm Parallel Session II a - c
Mr Andrew WATERS
Moody's Analytics
Managing the model risk of actuarial models
Innovations, Data Analytics
Gen Re
Dread Disease Experience in Asia and Emerging Risks in Dread Disease
Life & Health Insurance
Mr Simon DAI
Operationalizing IFRS 17 - What are the practical challenges?
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
3:30pm - 3:50pm Coffee Break
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3:50pm - 5:00pm Plenary Session II - InsurTech
Moderator: Martin TAM, Partner of Baker & McKenzie
Isabella Carvalho SILVA, Senior Manager Asia Pacific Financial Services, Transaction Advisory Services of EY
Dr Paul SIN Partner, Consulting of Deloitte China and Deloitte's Asia Pacific Blockchain Lab Leader
Raymond TAM, Executive Director, Policy and Development of IA
Chi-Fai YAM, Senior Advisor, Sinosoft (International) Company Ltd
5:15pm - 6:45pm Pre-dinner Cocktail
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7:00pm - 10:00pm 2018 AAC Welcome Dinner cum ASHK 50th Anniversary Dinner
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Day 2 (Tuesday, 18 September 2018)
8:00am - 9:00am Registration Reopens
9:00am - 9:45am Parallel Session III a – c
Mr Thomas DIJOHN
Digital Health - Opportunities in Accelerated and Dynamic Underwriting
Innovations, Data Analytics
Mr Perkin SHEK
Insurance Solution for Ageing Population
Life & Health Insurance
Dr Kenneth MCIVOR
Willis Towers Watson
Longevity Risk in a One-Year VaR Framework: Proven Solutions and Future Possibilities
9:45am - 10:30am Parallel Session IV a – c
Munich Re
Predictive Analytics – Modelling and Execution: The opportunity emerging from the data revolution and technology innovations
Innovations, Data Analytics
Mr Dong Wook NOH
ING Life Korea
Product Innovations in Korean Life Insurance Market
Life & Health Insurance
Dr Kyusuh PARK
RNA Analytics
IFRS 17 System Implementation
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
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
Prof Johnny LI
University of Waterloo and University of Melbourne
Constructing Out-of-the-Money Longevity Hedges Using Parametric Mortality Indexes
Life & Health Insurance
Mr Wern Liang DING & Mr Guan WANG
Swiss Re
The Data Scientist: Actuary 2.0
11:35am - 12:20pm Parallel Session VI a - c
Mrs Anita SATHE & Ms Catherine Pallivathuckal
Actuaries and Digital Insurance Innovation
Innovations, Data Analytics
Dr Richard RUSSELL
The relative importance of genetics for predicting mortality and morbidity risks
Life & Health Insurance
Ms Florence Ng & Mr Han CHUA
Ernst & Young
The multiple RBC regimes redefining the new insurance world
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
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: Jonathan ZHAO, EY
HUYNG Thanh Phong, Group Chief Executive Officer of FWD Group
Lilian NG, Chief Executive, Insurance of Prudential Corporation Asia
2:50pm - 3:10am Coffee Break
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3:10pm - 3:55pm Parallel Session VII a – c
Coherent Capital Advisors
Crossing the Chasm: Why the power of data and actuarial science will transform intermediated distribution across Asia
Innovations, Data Analytics
Munich Re
Interest Rate Guarantees under ICS/Solvency II – Don’t let your legacy book disturb you!
Life & Health Insurance
Pillar 2 for Insurers: Greater Requirements, Enhanced Value?
Risk, Capital & Regulatory
3:55pm - 5:00pm Plenary Session IV - Market Outlook and Investment Strategy for Insurance Companies
Moderator: Paul CARRETT, Group Chief Investment Officer of FWD Group
Donald AMSTAD, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Marc FRANKLIN, Senior Portfolio Manager of Conning Asia Pacific
Sally YIM, Associate Managing Director of Moody's Investors Service
Day 3 (Wednesday, 19 September 2018)
8:00am - 9:00am Registration Reopens
9:00am - 9:45am Parallel Session VIII a - c
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Redefining investment for the New Insurance World: new business models, asset classes and solutions-based investment approaches.
Mr Darryl WAGNER & Mehul DAVE
The Rise of the Exponential Actuary
9:45am - 10:30am Parallel Session IX a - c
Mr Josh PYLE
Where Cyber Security Meets Insurance: Challenges Presented and Opportunities Created
Innovations, Data Analytics
Mr Thibault ANTOINE
Scor Global Life
Text mining for claim classification and claim adjudication in critical illness – a case in China
How Financial Wellness Is Perceived And Addressed In Asian Pension Markets: A Comparison Of Japan And The Philippines
10:30am - 10:50am Coffee Break
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10:50am - 12:10pm Plenary Session V - Future of Actuaries & Professionalism
Moderator: Roddy ANDERSON, Past President of the ASHK
Hoa BUI, Vice President of Actuaries Institute Australia
Jim CHRISTIE, President-elect of Casualty Actuarial Society
Mike LOMBARDI, President of Society of Actuaries
John TAYLOR, President-elect of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Masaaki YOSHIMURA, President of the International Actuarial Association
12:10pm - 12:40pm Closing Ceremony
12:40pm - 2:00pm Lunch
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2:00pm - 9:00pm Half-Day Tour
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