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1st Announcement including the Call for Papers now published

1st-Announcement_Titel_kleinAs part of the 1st Announcement, the Call for Papers for the ICA 2018 has just been published. The scientific program will include up to 11 parallel sessions with about 100 slots for the presentation of submitted papers.

Actuaries, scientists and practitioners from around the world are encouraged to participate in shaping the program by sumbitting relevant, leading-edge ideas, research results and insights that will expand and grow the current body of actuarial knowledge. All information and the detailed abstracts submission requirement can be found in the Call for Papers.



Apart from the Call for Papers the 1st Announcement also includes information on

  • the congress formats,
  • the lists of congress topics for all sections,
  • the award sessions,
  • the Young Researcher Program,
  • the Online Sessions,
  • the social program and the
  • fees.

Virtual formats of VICA 2018 @ DAV Annual Meeting

Heumann-Autumn-meeting-2016After the successful introduction during the DAV Autumn Meeting, the Annual Meeting will again offer the virtual formats of VICA 2018. This time, interested candidates will be able to follow most of the presentations in Berlin live via internet.   The main programs of the following sections will be streamed online:

  • Actuarial Data Science
  • LIFE
  • DGVFM Scientific Day

LOGO_ICA_2018_AFurthermore, the national ASTIN section program will again feature an online session, this time Prof. Alois Gisler, ETH Zurich, will offer a session on “Chain-ladder reserve uncertainties revisited”. More information on the DAV Annual Meeting can be found on

New ICA 2018 Newsletter out now

ICA-Newsletter-4_kleinJanuary 2017 edition of the ICA 2018 newsletter published.

In the latest issue you can find news on the limited attendance experiences as well as updates on the social program. Find out what you can expect from the Highlights tour on Tuesday and Thursday.

And not least it’s your turn again: Vote for the best ICA 2018 slogan which will be used for the branding of the next “Actuaries For Actuaries” merchandise mug.

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Next ICA 2018 mug – Vote for the best slogan

ICA-Tasse_kleinAt the last Spring Meeting of the German Actuarial Association in April 2016 we launched our first merchandise mug in favor of the charity campaign “Actuaries For Actuaries”. For our next mug we have asked you to send us your ideas for slogans.

Now it’s your turn again: Vote for the best slogan!

We will announce your favorite slogan in our next newsletter and will use it for the branding of our next ICA 2018 mug which will be available at the ICA 2018-booths at the next events we are visiting.

This poll is closed! Poll activity:
Start date 23-01-2017 11:48:46
End date 23-02-2017 10:00:00
Poll Results:
Which slogan do you like best?

Limited Attendance Experiences – Ottobock Science Center

1303_OttoBock_Exterieur04_0122_final_klein In our new series we want to introduce the seven locations and the program of the limited attendance experiences available at the ICA 2018. The first issue features the Ottobock Science Center, located at the Potsdamer Platz.

The Science Center Berlin represents the medtech company Ottobock in the capital city. At first glance, the modern architecture of the building – also known as the “muscle house” – catches the visitor’s attention. Approximately 100,000 people visit the Science Center every year.   Continue reading

Getting closer to Berlin with the Highlights Tour

With around 12.5 million visitors a year Berlin ranks as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. From the famous landmark of the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol for the division and unification of Germany, to the Reichstag, the seat of the German government – the city has many interesting sights to offer. With the Highlights Tour on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon you will get the perfect introduction to Berlin’s centre and its most famous landmarks.

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December issue of ICA 2018 newsletter published

ica-newsletter-3_webseite_klein In our third edition you can read about our new 2-minute invitation video. We thank RGA for the great support to produce this image video.

Moreover the newsletter contains information on the Call for Papers, the virtual format at the Autumn Meeting of the DAV as well as updates on our social medie campaigns.

Your comments, questions or any other feedback regarding this newsletter or other aspects is welcome ( Looking forward to hearing from you

New ICA 2018 invitation video published

We proudly present today: Our new 2 minute ICA 2018 invitation video!

Klaus Heubeck, chair of the ICA 2018 national organising committee, explains what you can expect from the ICA 2018 and why you should attend the event at any costs. The video also features beautiful impressions of Berlin, the vibrant capital of Germany.

We would kindly like to thank our Platinum partner RGA for their great support to produce this video!

Originator is Atelier 2 Hompesch GmbH