Articles tagged "YAP"
A panel of experts shared their experiences on “Cutting Edge Artificial Intelligence Applications in Insurance” at a recent Melbourne YAP (Young Actuaries Program) event.
Posted on: May 14, 2018
Participants of a recent YAP Climate Workshop were asked to cast their minds forward to 2025 in a fictitious scenario where the small town of Derby, WA – now 'New Derby' – is a similar size to Darwin with a population of 100,000.
Posted on: April 12, 2018
Next Tuesday, members of Sydney’s Young Actuaries Program (YAP) will workshop data with climate change scientists to help ensure the success and insurability of large scale redevelopments in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
Posted on: March 19, 2018
Chris Wong reports on this month’s Young Actuaries Program (YAP) session on Behavioural Economics, where Mike Daniels of the Behavioural Architects delved into the power of context, bias and subconscious in how we make decisions.
Posted on: February 28, 2018
A recent Member survey aimed to gather information and determine the level of interest in an actuarial hackathon. In this article, Jennifer Lang, author of Actuarial Eye, shares survey results.
Posted on: November 1, 2017
With 55% of our members being younger than 34 years old, and only 20% serving on primary committees, the Institute has turned its focus to creating a genuine active dialogue on how we can create more opportunities to engage younger people in our key volunteer programs.
Posted on: October 20, 2017
After-work on a cold Thursday evening in Melbourne, the Young Actuaries Program (“YAP”) membership gathered for the latest instalment of the ‘Evening Speaker Series’ – Data Analytics. James Morris reports.
Posted on: July 27, 2017
Institute President Jenny Lyon gives some insight into the benefits of the Institute's Mentoring Program and just how mentoring arrangements can help to develop young actuaries' networks and career.
Posted on: July 13, 2017
2017 Young Actuaries Conference is designed to help young actuaries “Get the Edge” in their career. The conference aims to shed light on specific skills young actuaries need to adapt and build a successful and purposeful career. Victoria Gao reports.
Posted on: April 20, 2017
In this issue, Victoria Gao goes Under the Spotlight. She is Assistant Product Analytics Manager at Commonwealth Bank, new member of the Actuaries Digital Editorial Committee and member of the Young Actuaries Conference Organising Committee. Victoria is a passionate actuary, not only about her career but also about art, movies and literature.
Posted on: March 23, 2017
Martin Mulcare presents the most recent instalment of the popular I am an Actuary series. In this article, seven young actuaries share personal experiences of their actuarial journey.
Posted on: September 2, 2016
Jia Yi Tan is the Senior Manager, Pricing Master Trust, and currently seconded to the product and account management area of Industry Funds at CommInsure. She has always dreamt of becoming an actuary since she was fifteen and is passionate about making a positive difference to organisations, the community, life insurance industry and the world!
Posted on: July 28, 2016
At last month's Melbourne YAP, Queenie Chow and Mandy Burns spoke about lending an actuarial hand through various volunteering programs. Alan Wu takes us through the this eye-opening session featuring Actuaries helping the world become a better place.
Posted on: July 5, 2016
It’s becoming increasingly apparent across the workplace and even in the way our professional exams are being conducted that “communication” is steadily becoming the buzz word of the profession, writes Gautham Suresh.
Posted on: May 5, 2016
Presidents of the Young Actuaries Program (YAP) in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane explain its mission and colourful calendar of social and professional development events.
Posted on: May 5, 2016
Posted on: October 15, 2014
The Young Actuaries Program in Melbourne kicked off 2014 with an evening speaker session hosted by Towers Watson.
Posted on: July 22, 2014