Articles tagged "Young Actuaries Program"

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Actuaries Podcast - Young Actuaries Conference 2018

Business Adviser at High Earth Orbit Robotics Solai Valliappan previews her talk at the upcoming Young Actuaries Conference (YAC) including the importance of a 'strong network' and her work consulting 'the Google Maps of asteroid resources in space'. 

Cutting Edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) Applications in Insurance – a YAP event report

A panel of experts shared their experiences on “Cutting Edge Artificial Intelligence Applications in Insurance” at a recent Melbourne YAP (Young Actuaries Program) event.

YAP Workshop - Climate Data and Insurance

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.

Young actuaries to workshop financial sustainability of Northern Australia

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.

The power of the nudge – A Young Actuaries Program event report

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.

Actuarial Hackathon – the survey results

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. 

Young people and Volunteering

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.

Young Actuaries Program (Melbourne) – Data Analytics

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. 

Lending an Actuarial Hand

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.

The “How” of Person-to-Person Communication

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.

Young Actuaries - get with the program

Presidents of the Young Actuaries Program (YAP) in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane explain its mission and colourful calendar of social and professional development events.

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A quizzical night

From geography to Game of Thrones and dodgeball, the Young Actuaries Program 2015 Trivia Fusion Night threw up some dicey challenges. Gautham Suresh reports.

New members meet at Institute

The Institute welcomed 19 new members last month. While the eastern seaboard was glued to State of Origin Game 1, new members gathered at Institute HQ to mark their first steps into an actuarial career. Juanita Jamsari reports.

Developing Stronger Client Relationships

The Young Actuaries Program in Melbourne kicked off 2014 with an evening speaker session hosted by Towers Watson.

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