The second profile of the special Young Actuaries Advisory Board (YAAB) 'Under the Spotlight' series focuses on Harrison Gee. In this latest piece, Harrison, President of the Young Actuaries Program Victoria and Actuarial Analyst at The Heron Partnership, unpacks his reasoning behind joining the YAAB, what he would implement if he was the Actuaries Institute's President, and his advise for other young actuaries.
The Australian economy has recovered stronger than expected, despite international borders remaining closed for at least another year. Significant spending measures to create jobs and secure economic recovery has been announced, along with significant funding for aged care, mental health and telehealth services, and higher forecasts for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This update provides an overall summary of the economy and highlights key issues of interest to actuaries.
The ‘Virtual Summit Shorts’ series gives key take-outs and a Q&A from selected General Insurance (GI) sessions in the 2021 All-Actuaries Virtual Summit. In this article, we summarise Charlie Pollack’s session, held on Wednesday 28 April, on the re-emergence of alternative insurance solutions, such as discretionary mutuals in the Australian GI market.
In this edition of the ‘Virtual Summit Shorts’ series, find out what the key points were in Tim Spicer’s Concurrent session, titled ‘Deep Fried Bananas: From wholesome to gruesome (and back again?)’ at the 2021 All-Actuaries Virtual Summit.
Across the opening two weeks of the 2021 All-Actuaries Virtual Summit, two health-related Concurrent sessions looked to enhance the audience’s understanding of the topical issue of mental health implications and excess mortality stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the lead up to the 2021 All-Actuaries Virtual Summit, a broad cross-section of industry experts and thought leaders joined the Actuaries Institute Podcast to provide a unique insight into four of the Virtual Summit’s Plenary Sessions, along with their hot tip on what other sessions to look out for. The punchy ‘mini-podcast’ series delivers short, sharp previews of the key growth and learning opportunities available in the Plenary Program.
A conversation on ‘how to volunteer’ amongst the Actuaries Institute’s Asia Subcommittee led to the creation of an inaugural University Student Survey (Survey). Jasmine Wang and Rose Lin join Andy Yang on the Institute’s Podcast to discuss what inspired them, and the key growth opportunities attained from delivering the Survey.
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27 APRIL-21 MAY 2021
2021 ALL-ACTUARIES VIRTUAL SUMMIT
Theme: Thriving in an Age of Extremes
18 MAY 2021
HONG KONG IN PERSON NETWORKING
Hosted by Institute Councillors Iris Lun and Steve Hui
25 MAY 2021
2021 VIRTUAL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Session is available to Members only
17-19 OCTOBER 2021
2021 INJURY & DISABILITY SCHEMES SEMINAR
Resilience and Recovery