24 Aug Call for Papers: 574 submissions
On 31 July 2017 the call for papers for the ICA 2018 congress program closed. In total, a record number of 574 abstracts from actuaries, academics and practitioners representing 57 countries were handed in. Also, the number of submitted scientific papers is pleasingly high: 124 papers have now entered the review process for the ICA 2018 Best Paper Awards as well as the IAA Section Best Paper Awards.
Detailed submissions per section:
IACA (Consulting): 30
The Scientific Committee, with the corresponding subcommittees supported by the IAA section committees, is currently reviewing all submissions and deciding on the composition of the congress program. In November 2017, authors will receive a notification if their abstract was accepted or denied.
The draft of the congress program featuring daily plenary sessions with internationally renowned guest speakers from insurance, regulation and academia, 30 invited speakers’ sessions with well-known experts in their fields, and more than 220 talks and presentations in 12 parallel lecture halls will be available from 20 November 2017.
Registration for the ICA 2018 opens on 1 December 2017.