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Track Legend

B/I - Beginner/Implementer
M/S - Manager/Supervisor
AP - Advanced Practitioner

Friday, September 15
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

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Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration

Moderator(s): Dorothy L. Andrews, ASA, MAAA

Presenter(s): Satadru Sengupta, Chris E. Stehno

What do the heads of the predictive analytics function in various insurance firms have to share about the topic?

Track: All

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8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

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Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Moderator(s): Rohan Noel Alahakone, ASA, MAAA

Presenter(s): Jenny Jin, FSA, MAAA; Assaf Mizan, FIA, FILAA; Martin Snow, FSA, MAAA

New business gets much attention; but retaining existing good business is more profitable. See some applications where companies are using PA to guide their retention efforts so that the better risks get more focus.

Track: Manager/Supervisor

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Competency: Results-Oriented Solutions

Moderator(s): Talex Diede

Presenter(s): Yommy Chiu; David L. Snell, ASA, MAAA

Overview of Behavioral Economics--the reason strictly quantitative models fail when used in real-world scenarios.

Track: Beginner/Implementer

Session Coordinator(s) David L. Snell, ASA, MAAA

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Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Presenter(s): Geoffrey R. Hileman, FSA, MAAA

Fuzzy logic suffers from an unfortune name; but it is a powerful set of tools and techniques to better adapt to data that is often imprecise, incomplete or inconsistent. Learn how to embrace the data and logic of the real world.

Track: Advanced Practitioner

Session Coordinator(s) David L. Snell, ASA, MAAA

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Competency: Results-Oriented Solutions

Moderator(s): Dorothy L. Andrews, ASA, MAAA

Presenter(s): Nitin Nayak, Ph.D., MBA; Satadru Sengupta, Boyi Xie, Ph.D.

A panel of PA practitioners and an audience of kindred spirits can help you get by the obstacle that is keeping you from success in your PA project.

Track: All

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9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 p.m. – 11:15 a.m.

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Competency: Communication

Moderator(s): Dorothy L. Andrews, ASA, MAAA

Presenter(s): Michael David Hoyer, FSA, MAAA; Brad Lipic; Michael Cletus Niemerg, FSA, MAAA

Current tools and techniques for excellent data visualization and understanding.

Track: Manager/Supervisor

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Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Moderator(s): Benjamin David Kester, FSA

Presenter(s): Joan C. Barrett, FSA, MAAA; Stuart Klugman, FSA, CERA, Ph.D.

Data science and PA require some understanding of statistics and linear algebra; but why take an entire course on this when only a subset is needed for PA work? Here is a refresher for actuaries. This assumes you once knew what a matrix is, what a mean and median are, and what a bell curve looks like. Then, it fills in some potential gaps to get you ready for the fun (and the responsibility) of predictive analytics.

Track: Beginner/Implementer

Session Coordinator(s) David L. Snell, ASA, MAAA

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Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Moderator(s): Kyle A. Nobbe, FSA, MAAA

Presenter(s): Thomas DeGodoy; Shea Kee Parkes, FSA, MAAA

A panel of Kaggle Masters share their tips on how to get started and what to do to win prizes. Kaggle is a platform for predictive analytics competitions wordwide; and over half a million people have registered to compete in one or more of these contests. The prize money ranges from small amounts to over $1,000,000. Learn how to get started from experienced Kaggle participants.

Track: Advanced Practitioner

Session Coordinator(s) David L. Snell, ASA, MAAA

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Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge

Moderator(s): Satadru Sengupta

Presenter(s): Boyi Xie,Ph.D.

Is Watson more likely to replace doctors and lawyers than street sweepers? A panel of data scientists discuss the hype and the reality.

Track: All

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