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Based on sets of static parameters and assumptions, these models largely ignored random fluctuations that were likely to occur. Sensitivity analyses were performed but were generally limited to a fixed number of defined scenarios.
This deterministic approach is rapidly being replaced by stochastic modeling that can better inform insurers on pricing, financial planning, and capital assessment strate17gies. Participants The seminar is suited for actuaries, actuarial students and other professionals involved and interested in actuarial modeling in life and non-life.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop computer with Microsoft Excel installed. The first day of the seminar will focus on risk management and actuarial modeling issues.
The day will start with an introduction to stochastic modeling, including a practical discussion of when stochastic models are appropriate or necessary and when they may not be. Dubai property market economic theory day continues with a case study designed to be of interest to actuaries in all practice areas.
The second day and the morning of the third day of the seminar will be split into two separate sessions, one that will focus on life actuarial issues and the other will focus on non-life actuarial issues.
In the life session, the lecturers will present stochastic models for interest rates, mortality, and morbidity, among other risk factors, and will demonstrate how these models can be developed, calibrated, implemented and reviewed.
This will also involve detailed case studies illustrating the use of stochastic models in life insurance business. Building on this overview, the lecturers will then take you through a deeper look at the Mack and ODP Bootstrap models and discuss the calculation of one-year reserving risk.
As with the life session, the early sessions will focus on the technical aspects of stochastic models and the later sessions will be a case study format intended to demonstrate the practical application of these models. The third day will continue the separate life and non-life sessions in the first session.
In the second session, we will again have a joint session to discuss a concluding case study. A guide for practitioners interested in understanding this important emerging field, this book presents the mathematical and statistical framework necessary to develop stochastic models in any setting insurance or otherwise.
Sufficient mathematical detail is presented but no advanced background in mathematics or statistics is required. Language The language of the seminar will be English.
He has significant experience in the areas of Solvency II, economic capital, financial reporting, valuations, and actuarial modeling. He is also a published author on the topic of dynamic policyholder behaviour. Jeff has extensive experience in matters related to both personal and commercial lines of business in the United States, United Kingdom, Middle East, and continental Europe.
His experience includes leading the review of reserves of various European re insurers as part of due diligence assignments, leading dynamic financial modeling projects both in the United States and Europe, and contributing to Milliman internal Solvency II working party as an author and presenter.
He also has substantive experience in financial engineering, particularly the modeling of exotic derivatives for hedging.
He has managed teams of quantitative analysts in the development of forecasting models to test hedge strategies for capital management. Josh also has experience with developing complex model frameworks for hedging, market-consistent reporting and pricing.
He has spent time working to developing modeling methodologies for insurers in Europe, the US and Asia. Steven Hooghwerff Steven is a consulting actuary in the Amsterdam office of Milliman.
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The seminar will cover a wide range of topics presented in the book “Stochastic Modeling – Theory and Reality from an Actuarial Perspective”.