Second edition of the ICA 2018 Newsletter published

ica2018-newsletter_no2_neuFind the latest information and all updates in the new ICA 2018 Newsletter.

 

The second edition contains articles about the social and scientific program as well as the latest impressions and updates from the DAV Autumn meeting in Cologne and the ASSA Convention 2016 in Cape Town. Read the full newsletter here.

 

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To all South African actuaries: Thank you for visiting us

ica-sa_geldubergabeA big thank you to all South African Actuaries who have visited the ICA 2018 booth at the ASSA Convention 2016 in Cape Town. Attendees were asked to participate in the prize draw “I am 100,000″ and the quiz game “Who’s gonna be an ICA Millionaire”. Participating paid off: In total more than 14,000,000 I₡A were raised for the Actuaries For Actuaries fund. The money will be used to finance extra scholarships for actuaries from emerging countries or smaller actuarial associations.

We thank the Actuarial Association of South Africa for sponsoring the quiz game during the ASSA Convention 2016.   Roseanne da Silva, president of the Actuarial Association of South Africa and Wilhelm Schneemeier, president of the Deutsche Aktuarvereinigung.       Continue reading

Actuarial Society of South Africa becomes first national partner at VICA 2018

LOGO_ICA_2018_AThe ICA 2018 will be the first ICA in history which will be enriched with virtual formats. Participants who join the Virtual ICA 2018 (VICA 2018) will get the chance to take part in various online sessions with self-study materials prior to the ICA, live broadcasting during the congress and online discussions after the lectures. Further information on the Virtual ICA 2018 can be found in due course online.

As part of the VICA 2018, national associations can enrich the scientific program with country specific online sessions. The so-called National Partner Program enables national actuaries to participate, even if they cannot be present in Berlin personally. We are pleased to announce that the Actuarial Society of South Africa has decided to support the project as the first national partner. The contract was signed during the Actuarial Society’s Convention 2016 in Cape Town.

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Apart from science – the social program

Come together

jura-high-voll011Kick off the ICA 2018 on Sunday, 3 June 2018 with our evening event at the Natural History Museum in Berlin. Get exclusive insights into the museum and dine next to the Brachiosaurus brancai. With 13.27 metres it is the tallest mounted dinosaur skeleton in the world, as the Guinness Book of Records confirms. An event not to be missed.

 

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The heart of the ICA 2018

More than 200 lectures by over 250 speakers, 12 limited attendance experiences, internationally renowned guest speakers and the award of best papers in six subject areas – in 2018, the international actuarial expertise will meet in Berlin. Find out what you can expect from the scientific program.

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JEOPARDI₡A increases bursary fund

Almost one billion I₡A – converted into Euro – for the “Actuaries For Actuaries” fund – this is the result of the autumn meeting of the DAV in Cologne from 14 to 15 November 2016. Many intrigued actuaries took part in the JEOPARDI₡A quiz and phrased their questions to our answers. Though winning wasn’t only a question of the right answer, but also of speed. Hence, only the team who pressed the buzzer first could answer. We thank RISK-CONSULTING for sponsoring the JEOPARDI₡A quiz at the autumn meeting of the DAV. ica Continue reading

First ICA 2018 Newsletter out now

ica-2018_newsletter_1_webWe are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new ICA 2018 Newsletter today.

With this monthly publication we would like to inform you not only about the latest updates on the organizational progress and the scientific program, but also about interesting side facts and fun stories from the ICA team. In the first issue you will find information on the Best Paper Awards, the ICA 2018 roadshow and the selfie campaign “I am 100,000″. Furthermore we gave three good reasons why  you’d better not miss the ICA 2018. Now it’s your turn: We are looking forward to your reasons.

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ICA 2018 on the road

Meet the ICA 2018 team – From 14 – 15 November 2016 we will be present at the autumn meeting of the German Actuarial Association in Cologne. Take part in the quiz game “Jeopardica” and find the right questions to our answers. Partcipating pays off – with each correct answer you support the charity campaign “Actuaries For Actuaries” to finance extra scholarships for actuaries from emerging countries or smaller actuarial associations. We thank RISK-CONSULTING for sponsoring our campaign at the autumn meeting 2016.

All South African actuaries can visit the ICA 2018 booth at the ASSA’s Convention 2016 in Cape Town from 23 – 24 November. We invite all participants to take part in the quiz game “Who want’s to be an ICA Millionaire?” and raise money for “Actuaries For Actuaries”. Prove your knowledge in the field of actuarial science, mathematics as well as national and international insurance and finance. Sponsor of the campaign is the Actuarial Society of South Africa. Apart from the quiz game we offer all attendees the chance to take a selfie for the prize draw “I am 100,000″.

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We are looking forward to meeting you in Cologne or Cape Town.

Talking to Malcolm Campbell

We have talked to Malcolm Campbell, president of the International Actuarial Association, about the upcoming International Congress of Actuaries 2018 in Berlin.
In the interview for the members magazine of the German Actuarial Association he talks about his expectations of the ICA 2018 and why actuaries worldwide should participate.
Read the full interview.