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TANC rolls out events programme

TANC, a special interest group aimed at Actuarial Alumni of Cass Business School and City University, has announced its series of 2009 networking events of interest to actuaries. The group positions itself as a dynamic actuarial community full of like-minded professionals interested in continuing professional and personal development while having fun. Although TANC is aimed primarily at alumni, it also welcomes friends or colleagues who have an interest in any of its events. For more information, visit www.cass.city.ac.uk/tanc. Alternatively you can e-mail tanc@city.ac.uk

Forthcoming TANC events

10 March – Evening Seminar
The Crisis of 2008: What is real, what is behavioural?

Professor Gulnur Muradoglu examines the causes and consequences of the current financial crises from a behavioural finance viewpoint.

20 May – Annual Lecture
Lessons from 2025

Historian of the future Dr James Bellini scans the past for insights about the shape of things to come for business and society.

9 July – Actuarial Alumni Reception
Meet old and new friends alike at the annual alumni reception where you will be fed and watered as you exercise those networking skills.

10 September – Evening Seminar
A talk by Professor Andrew Clare, who was a Senior Research Manager in the Monetary Analysis wing of the Bank of England where he was responsible for equity market and derivatives research, and who spent three years working as the Financial Economist in the fund management arm of one of the UK’s largest insurers.

22 October – Panel Discussion
A Survival Guide to being an Actuarial Student
Let our panel of alumni (consisting of a mixture of students of the Actuarial Profession and newly-qualifieds) and our panel of employers from each of the main actuarial fields titillate you with some top tips.

12 November – Evening Seminar
Synthetic Funds: theories and applications
Professor Harry Kat welcomes us to world of dynamic trading strategies with the use of synthetic funds.