Programme At a Glance

16th EAAC CPD Hours

11/10/11 : 6.5 hours

12/10/11 : 3.5 hours

13/10/11 : 6.5 hours

16th EAAC Programme (as of 8 October 2011)

Monday, 10 October 2011

Time Programme
8:00 am – 2:00 pm Golf @ Saujana Golf & Country Club (Optional)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration Opens, Lower Lobby, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Executive Board Meeting, Perak Room, Basement II
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Meeting of Contributors, Kedah Room, Basement II
5:00 pm Bus departs for Welcome Cocktail Reception
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Welcome Cocktail Reception at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
7:30pm onwards Free & Easy


Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Time Programme
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration Opens
9:00 am – 9:20 am 16th EAAC Opening Ceremony and Welcome Address 

Venue : Grand Ballroom

9.20 am – 9.40 am Keynote Address by Mr Donald Joshua Jaganathan, Assistant Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia
9.40 am – 10.30 am Country Report
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am – 11:45 pm Plenary Session 1: Risk, Change and Leadership in Asian Insurance Markets 

Tan Suee Chieh, CEO, NTUC Income Singapore

Venue : Grand Ballroom

11:45 am – 12:30 pm Plenary Session 2: A Common Understanding of the Principles of Professionalism with the IAA 

Cecil Bykerk, President, IAA

Venue : Grand Ballroom

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Plenary Session 3: Solvency II – The challenges and opportunities beyond Europe 

Philip Scott, President-Elect, The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Venue : Grand Ballroom

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Q&A, Plenary Sessions
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Parallel Session 1 

Life Insurance

Parallel Session 2 

General Insurance


Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Time Programme
8:30 am – 10:30 am Parallel Session 3 

International Association of Consulting Actuaries (IACA)

Parallel Session 4 

International Actuarial Association Health Section (IAAHS)

Parallel Session 5 

Risk Management

10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Parallel Session 6 


Parallel Session 7 

Health Insurance

Parallel Session 8 

Finance & Investments

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm 16th EAAC City Tour 

Genting Highlands Free & Easy or Metropolitan Landmarks


Thursday, 13 October 2011

Time Programme
8:30 am – 10:30 am Parallel Session 9 

Life Insurance

Parallel Session 10 


Parallel Session 11 

Finance & Investments

10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Parallel Session 12 

Risk Management

Parallel Session 13 

Professional/Wider Fields

Parallel Session 14 

Health Insurance

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Parallel Session 15 


Parallel Session 16 

Life Insurance

Parallel Session 17 

General Insurance

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Parallel Session 18 

General Insurance

Parallel Session 19 


5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Pre-Farewell Dinner Refreshment
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm 16th EAAC Closing Ceremony
6:30 pm – 11:30 pm 16th EAAC Farewell Gala Dinner Dinner




Suchin Pongpuengpitack, Society of Actuaries Of Thailand

Way through RBC Thailand

Fumito Hamamura, Milliman, Japan

Replicating Portfolios and other techniques for life insurance liabilities and capital calculation

Evangeline Crisostomo (Escobillo), Philippines

A Review of governance (2001-2010) of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) of the Philippines and its impact on its solvency

Jeremy Wall, JPWALL Consulting Partners, Singapore

Valuing Risk & Ensuring Success for General Insurers

Jim Qin, Towers Watson, Hong Kong

Predictive Modeling

Rick Tzeng, Acme Risk Management Co, Taiwan

DFA Application in Non-Life Enterprise Risk Management

Hideyuki Yoshida & Grace Jiang, International Association of Consulting Actuaries (IACA), Japan & China

New IFRS framework

SiaoWearn Leong, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Singapore

Uncovering hidden opportunities in health data

Nigel Knowles & Flora Chan, Milliman, Hong Kong

Use of Quasi Monte Carlo methods to boost performance for Solvency II, IFRS4 Phase 2 and MCEV

Emile Stipp, Discovery Health, South Africa

Health actuaries and clinical data: how to get it, the tools needed to interpret it, and the benefits of using it

Lawrence Tsui, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Hong Kong

The Future of Cancer and the Implications for the Insurance Industry

Samuel Tan, Munich Re Company Ltd, Singapore

Public-Private Healthcare Financing Partnership Survey

Chantal Blackie, Hannover Life Re, Bermuda

Managing capital and risk in an ever changing environment

Douglas Lecocq & Martin Noble, KPMG, China

ERM: Gaining a competitive advantage

Shuji Tanaka & Masayasu Kanno, Nihon University/Kanagawa University, Japan

On Group Solvency Model in Enterprise Risk Management framework

Hassan Scott Odierno, Actuarial Partners, Malaysia

Managing Takaful in a changing world

Jefferson Gibbs & Melissa Yan, KPMG, Australia

The Evolution of the General Insurance/Non Life Actuary

Richard Krajewski, RGA Reinsurance, Hong Kong

Health Insurance: Product differences throughout Asia and challenges faced in pricing

George Chih-Hua Chiao, Soochow University, Taiwan

On Lee-Carter model for Catastrophic Illnesses Incidence Rates

David Maneval & Yan Sun Aon Benfield, Singapore

Capital modelling in action!

Michel Dacorogna, SCOR, France

Preparing for Solvency II – Points of debate in the Standard Model

Kim Yeoh, PT Prudential Life Assurance Indonesia, Indonesia

Takaful Insurance And Policyholder Expectations

Charlene Lee, Munich Re Retakaful, Malaysia

“RBC for Takaful – differences from conventional, areas of uncertainty and opportunities”

Zainal Kassim, Actuarial Partners, Malaysia

Adopting Takaful under differing regulatory environments

Richard Holloway, Milliman, Singapore

Key developments in the Universal Life market in Asia Pacific

Louis Lee, SCOR

Direct Marketing – A way of enhancing insurance sales

Na Jia, ReMark, Netherlands

Future Direction of Insurance Product Distribution and The Role of Actuaries

Eric Yau, Barrie & Hibbert Asia Ltd, Hong Kong

Quantifying and managing economic capital

Sophia Ch’ng, Great Eastern Life Assurance, Malaysia

ALM – Rebuilding Confidence in a Post Crisis World

Neha Deva Dutt & Wen Yee Lee, Milliman, Singapore

The possible impact of IFRS 4 Phase II on certain key South East Asian markets

Ron Kozlowski, Towers Watson, Hong Kong

Stepping Out: Expanding the Actuarial Role

Lesley Traverso, DW Simpson

Essence of the Actuary – skills and value

Gaston Nossiter, RGA Reinsurance, Japan

Reinsurance as an effective capital management tool in the post crisis world

Kimmy Yean & Frank Devlin, CIMB Aviva/Aviva Regional Office, Malaysia

Solvency II and a comparison of the Malaysian RBC regimes for Life and Takaful companies with the Solvency II Standard Formula approach as represented by the Quantitative Impact Study 5 approach

Chua Tuan Miang & Jianbo Xiang, Gen Re, China

Gen Re’s Dread Disease Survey 2004-2008

Darshan Singh, Pacific Life Re, Singapore

Trends in the Most Dreaded Dread Disease

William Song, MSIG Holdings (Asia) Pte Ltd, Singapore

Risk Appetite

Matthew Maguire, NMG Consulting, Singapore

Votality Of Premium Liabilities

GLN Sarma & Vinh Loi Huynh, Hannover Life Re, India & Germany

Issues In NAV Guarantee

Mark Saunders, Towers Watson, Hong Kong

M&A economic values and deal prices – some practical insights and food for thought for actuaries.

Safder Jaffer, Milliman, Dubai

Presentation on First Ever ‘ Family Takaful Industry Report’

Azim Mithani, Prudential BSN Takaful, Malaysia

Lack of uniformity in takaful models, different syariah interpretations – how are actuaries adding value?

Osamu Yamaguchi, Yokohama National University, Japan

The trends of corporate pension in Japan

Shing-Her Juang, Soochow University, Taiwan

Pricing Guaranteed Annuity Option with Surrender Rates Consideration

Gary Hoo, JPWALL Consulting Partners, Malaysia

A Study of Risk Margins for General Insurers in Malaysia

Andreas Zell, MS Frontier Re Modeling Research Pte Ltd, Singapore

Catastrophe Risk in Asia: Is the industry doing its homework?