Articles - European Congress of Actuaries; Brussels 7-8 June


 The first ever European Congress of Actuaries, taking place in Brussels on 7-8 June, will in the context of the financial crisis address Solvency, Enterprise Risk Management, and the Role of the Actuary, within the overall theme of The European Actuary of the Future. The event is organised by the Groupe Consultatif Actuariel Europeen.
  
 Speakers and format
 
 Speakers include leading experts from the actuarial profession, as well as officials from the EU institutions, EIOPA, influential figures from industry, and national regulatory authorities.
 
 The format of the Congress will have three parallel streams (Solvency, Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of actuaries).
 
 The parallel stream on Solvency will look at the European actuarial world which is significantly affected as a consequence of the Solvency II Directive for insurers.
 
 The parallel stream on Enterprise Risk Management is considered an exciting and important emerging working area for actuaries, since their technical skills have added value not only within the field of the financial industry, but in wider fields as well.
 
 The parallel stream on the Role of the Actuary will look at whether the number of actuaries, although increasing, can meet the strong demand expected with the implementation of Solvency II for insurers, IFRS4 Phase II and the development of solvency rules for pension funds.
 
 Information
 To get more information about the Congress, including programme and speakers, please visit http://www.eca2012.org.

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