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Agenda Day Two

Friday, June 30
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Presenter(s): Jason Yao, Executive Director, Group Executive Vice President, Chief Finance Officer, Chief Actuary Ping An Group

Although the actuarial profession in China began started around 30 years ago it developed at a very fast pace compared to the rest of the world. Actuaries have expanded their skillsets from insurance to the larger financial and social field. By measuring and managing risk, actuaries bring financial security to individuals, corporations and the public. As a result, actuaries receive recognition, and respect. The presenter will share his perspective on the actuarial career based upon his abundant work experience.

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10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Presentation(s): View Presentation

Presenter(s): Mike Lombardi, President-Elect, SOA

The presenter will discuss North American actuarial careers. He will provide an overview on actuaries in the United States and Canada, including his personal experiences. He will also discuss supply and demand of actuaries in North America. 

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11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Moderator(s): Shu-yen Liu, Practice Leading Partner, PwC

Presenter(s): Xiujuan Chen, Chief Actuary, CPIC Life; Qu Liu, Assistant President and Chief Actuary, Taikang Group; Lingling Wang, Deputy Chief Actuary, Ping An Group; Dave Dowrich, Chief Finance Officer, AIG APAC; Jason Ma, President & CEO, TransGlobe Life Insurance Company, Taiwan

Actuaries' work delivers value. Corporations depend on actuaries to make sound decisions for the future. Now actuaries are not merely limited to roles in risk management but also company management. This session will discuss how actuaries can integrate their unique quantitative thinking into a company's strategy development and overall management.

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12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.