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2017 CIA Annual Meeting

June 21–22, 2017
Québec City Convention Centre, Québec


Guest Speakers

Jeff Alcock, AVP, enterprise risk management, Manulife
Session 33 • Identification and Quantification of Operational Risk Scenarios

Shantel Aris, actuarial analyst, RBC Insurance
Session 30 • The Future of Retirement: How and When Will People Retire?

Antoine Aylwin, partner and chief privacy officer, Fasken Martineau
Session 41 • Interactive Panel Discussion–Disclosure of Criminal Convictions

Marie-Êve Boucher, dental consultant, Association des chirurgiens-dentistes du Québec
Session 4 • Is it Sustainable for Group Benefit Plans to "Copy and Paste" the Dental Fee Guides’ Approach to the Fee Guides of Various Practitioner Associations?

Dana Chaput, senior manager, KPMG
Session 18 • IFRS 17 – a Deeper Dive on Implementation Considerations

Karen Cutler, VP & chief underwriter, retail and affinity markets, Manulife
Session 23 • Bill S-201 Genetic Non-Discrimination Act: An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination – What this Could Mean for Insurers

Fabien Durif, assistant dean of research, school of management sciences, Université du Québec à Montréal
Session 9 • Sharing the Economy: Trends and Applications
Session 21 • Sharing the Economy: Challenges in the Insurance Industry

Christopher Falkous, biometric research actuary, global research and development team, RGA
Session 32 • Mortality Trends in Canada vs. Around the Globe
Session 34 • Wellness and Wearables: the Science, the Applications, and an Update on Manulife Vitality 

Daniel Finn, director, risk solutions, Conning
Session 24 • Economic Scenario Generators: Implications of the Persistent Low Interest Rate Environment

Pierre Fortin, Ph.D., emeritus professor of economical sciences, Université du Québec à Montréal
Session 25 • Findings and challenges regarding social security in Québec

Pascal Gagnon, president, Fédération des cliniques privées de physiothérapie du Québec
Session 4 • Is it Sustainable for Group Benefit Plans to "Copy and Paste" the Dental Fee Guides’ Approach to the Fee Guides of Various Practitioner Associations?

Victor Haines, professor, school of industrial relations, Université de Montréal
Session 5 • Transition from Work to Retirement: an Economic and Organizational Issue

Emmanuel Hamel, actuarial analyst, Autorité des marchés financiers
Session 42 • Basis Risk Effect on Segregated Funds Hedging

Lorraine Heseltine, member services specialist, faculty pension plan, the University of British Columbia
Session 38 • Income in Retirement – the Only Objective (Part 1) (part 2 to be held in session 46)
Session 46 • Income in Retirement – the Only Objective (Part 2) (part 1 held in session 38)

Maxine Jones, senior manager, operational risk and controls, Aviva Canada
Session 33 • Identification and Quantification of Operational Risk Scenarios

Carrie Kelley, consultant, Towers Watson
Session 32 • Mortality Trends in Canada vs. Around the Globe

Jim Keohane, president and CEO, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
Session 7 • Evolution of ERM across Industries

François Laflamme, president, OPTIMA Global Health
Session 37 • Product Innovation in Group Benefits

Nicholas Lempriere-Hogg, senior vice president, Global Underwriting Solutions, RGA International
Session 16 • The Need for Speed . . . in Underwriting

Shaun Levitan, chief operating officer, Colourfield Liability Solutions.
Session 38 • Income in Retirement – the Only Objective (Part 1) (part 2 to be held in session 46)
Session 46 • Income in Retirement – the Only Objective (Part 2) (part 1 held in session 38)

Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, actuary and academic researcher, Dalhousie University
Session 38 • Income in Retirement – the Only Objective (Part 1) (part 2 to be held in session 46)
Session 46 • Income in Retirement – the Only Objective (Part 2) (part 1 held in session 38)

Tim Meagher, vice-president and medical director, Munich Re
Session 32 • Mortality Trends in Canada vs. Around the Globe

Benjamin Moffet, director, life insurance, Groupe Cloutier 
Session 6 • Long-Term Guarantees: Are they Here for Eternity? Join the Debate

Nitin Nayak, vice-president, senior analytics professional, Swiss Re
Session 13 • Introduction to Machine Learning and its Application to the Insurance Industry

Richard Nesbitt, president and CEO, Global Risk Institute
Session 28 • Systemic Risk of Banks and Insurance – a New Model for Canada and the U.S.

Lysa Porth, assistant professor and director of the Warren Centre of Actuarial Studies and Research, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba
Session 14 • Weather Innovations – Data, Technology, and Tools

Marianne Purushotham, corporate vice-president, member benefits, LIMRA
Session 12 • Segregated Funds – Update 

Anna Rappaport, president, Anna Rappaport Consulting
Session 30 • The Future of Retirement: How and When Will People Retire?

Benjamin Reed-Hurwitz, senior analyst, Investor Economics
Session 40 • Distribution (R)evolution: Distribution of Life Insurance Products in an Evolving Canadian Wealth Management Landscape

Sim Segal, president, SimErgy Consulting
Session 39 • Applying ERM at the National Level

Clarence Simard, professor, actuarial science, Université du Québec à Montréal
Session 13 • Introduction to Machine Learning and its Application to the Insurance Industry

Sharon Smith, AVP and chief underwriter, Sun Life Financial
Session 16 • The Need for Speed . . . in Underwriting

Louis-Raphaël Tremblay, president and founder, Ellipse Synergie
Session 37 • Product Innovation in Group Benefits

Denis-Alexandre Trottier, graduate student researcher, Université Laval
Session 42 • Basis Risk Effect on Segregated Funds Hedging

Patrick Vice, partner, director, products and services, Insurance-Canada.ca
Session 19 • ERM and the Internet of Things: Bundling Risk and Risk Management

James Waller, research meteorologist, GC Analytics®, Guy Carpenter
Session 14 • Weather Innovations – Data, Technology, and Tools 

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