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Click here for the 2014 Annual Meeting Proceedings. Audio recordings are available now, and PDFs will be added to the site on an ongoing basis as they are edited.


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Session 2 • CIA Update on Key Activities MP3
Jacques Lafrance, Jacques Tremblay, Micheline Dionne, Jason Vary, Marc Tardif, Pierre Dionne, Michel Simard

Session 3 • Regulator Update/PPFRC Update MP3
Abraham Koomson*, Mark Mervyn (FCIA), Simon Nelson (FCIA)

Session 4 • Healthcare in Canada—Survey and Projections MP3
John Have (FCIA), Stéphane Levert (FCIA)

Session 5 • CRO Roundtable MP3
Saskia Goedhart*, Kathryn Hyland (FCIA), Jean-Francois Lafond (FCIA)

Session 6 • What Will Be the Impact of the Recent T10 Industry Lapse Rate Study? MP3
Ken Fraser*, Sharad Mehra (FCIA)

Session 7 • Investing in Real Assets MP3
Louis Martel (FCIA), Courtney Werner*

Session 8 • CLIFR Update MP3
Josephine Marks (FCIA), Rebecca Rycroft (FCIA), Nikolai Serykh (FCIA)

Session 9 • Pension Risk Management: Adapting in a Dynamic Environment  MP3
Patrick De Roy (FCIA), François Pellerin*

Session 10 • Voluntary Benefits MP3
Bonnie Brazzell*, Guy Poliquin (FCIA)

Session 11 • Update from the ERMAC and CRMCR Committees MP3
Robert Berendsen, (FCIA), Shannon Patershuk (FCIA), Sim Segal

Session 12 • Individual Life, the Next Wave. Come and Surf with Us MP3
Janet Anderson*, Karen Cutler*, Neil Ouditt*

Session 13 • P&C Materiality: A Practical Discussion on Determining Appropriate Standards of Materiality MP3
Jacqueline Friedland (FCIA), Jessica Macht*,  Cynthia Potts (FCIA)

Session 14 • Developing Leadership Potential for Career and Volunteer Opportunities MP3
Julian Chapman*, Sharon Giffen (FCIA), Amanda McKinney (FCIA), Jacques Tremblay (FCIA)

Session 15 • CPP Debate
Greg Hurst*, Joe Nunes (FCIA), Fred Vettese (FCIA), Paul Williams*

Session 16 • Group Debates MP3
Jeremy Bell (FCIA), Dens Garand (FCIA), Edward Kuo (FCIA), Peter Muirhead (FCIA), René Norena (FCIA), Shannon Patershuk (FCIA)

Session 17 • Underwriting Hot Topics MP3
Karen Cutler*, Bob Howard (FCIA), Kyle Wu (FCIA)

Session 18 • Macroeconomic Trends—Where are Interest Rates Going? MP3
Neil Matheson*

Session 19 • Models, Related Risks and Controls MP3
Sylvain Fortier (ACIA), Trevor Howes (FCIA), Warren Rodericks (FCIA)

Session 20 • Branding Your Service Business MP3
Stephen Cheng (FCIA), Paula Skaper*, Tony Williams (FCIA)

Session 21 • Innovations in Managing Asset Decumulation Risk in Capital Accumulation Plans  MP3
Lorraine Heseltine*, Robert Klosa*

Session 22 • Ethical Decision-Making for Actuaries MP3
Frank Grossman (FCIA), Joe Nunes (FCIA)

Session 23 • IFRS Update MP3
Michael Davies*, Micheline Dionne (FCIA), Lesley Thomson (FCIA)

Session 24 • Development of Simplified Issue Products in Canada MP3
Kris Boundy (FCIA), Pamela Kwiatkowski*, Chris Ricketts*

Session 25 • Auto Insurance Injury Claims: Recent Trends and New Pressures MP3
Andrew Loach (FCIA), John Vavrik*


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Committee on Climate Change and Sustainability  – Breakfast Session MP3
Karen Lockridge (FCIA), Jacqueline Friedland (FCIA), Frank Grossman (FCIA)

Actuaries Carving a Niche in Healthcare – Breakfast Session MP3
John Have (FCIA), Gary Mooney (FCIA), Ella Young*

Session 26 • It is Tough Enough Being an Actuary.  Let's not Add "Death by Powerpoint" MP3
Michael Ouchi*

Session 27 • Systemic Risk MP3
Steven Easson (FCIA), Catherine Lubochinsky*

Session 28 • Post-employment Health and Dental Experience Study MP3
Denis Garand (FCIA), John Have (FCIA)

Session 29 • Hedge Funds—What are They Looking at Today? MP3
Anne Coady *, Jeff Klein*

Session 30 • Critical Illness Morbidity Studies—Most Recent Data! MP3
Emile Elefteriadis (FCIA), Benoît Miclette (FCIA)

Session 31 • Stepping Up P&C Price Sophistication—An Overview of Customer Lifetime Value and Price Optimization MP3
Brent Petzoldt*

Session 32 • ASB Update MP3
Ty Faulds (FCIA), Bob Howard (FCIA), Tony Williams (FCIA)

Session 33 • Longevity Risk Perspectives MP3
James Ciamarro (FCIA), Marco Dickner (FCIA), Brent Simmons (FCIA)

Session 34 • A Solution for Private Drug Plans MP3
Jonathan Bohm (FCIA), Nathalie Gingras (FCIA)

Session 35 • Is It or Isn’t It Actuarial Evidence? MP3
John Christie (FCIA), Irwin Nathanson*, Harry Satanove (FCIA)

Session 36 • Practical Applications of Predictive Modelling MP3
Marc-André Belzil (FCIA), Jean-Yves Rioux (FCIA)

Session 37 • ORSA Implementation MP3
Jim Doherty (FCIA), Bogie Ozdemir*, Kevin Taylor*

Session 38 • The Role of the Actuarial Function in Managing Risks MP3
Alexander Shipilov*, Chris Townsend (FCIA)

Session 39 • Global Relatives of Target Benefit Plans MP3
Barbara Sanders (FCIA)

Session 40 • Impact of Applying Canadian Mortality to Post-employment Benefit Plans MP3
Jeremy Bell (FCIA), Edward Kuo (FCIA)

Session 41 • Sharing Thoughts from an Industry Leader MP3
Leo de Bever*

Session 42 • What’s New in Mortality Research at the SOA MP3
Jean-Marc Fix*

Session 43 • Research Paper: Water Damage Risk and Canadian Property Insurance Pricing MP3
Jacqueline Friedland (FCIA), Adam Peleshok*

Session 44 • How Actuaries Can Be Headline News
Ian Hanomansing*

Session 45 • The Actuaries Climate Index  MP3
Andrew Weaver*, Caterina Lindman



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