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University of Kent education and research conference

The University of Kent has issued an invite to members of the Profession to attend the Actuarial Teachers and Researchers Conference.

The conference is to be held in Canterbury on 3 and 4 July 2008. This event provides an opportunity for all those interested in actuarial research and education to share their ideas and catch up on the latest developments. The schedule includes an interesting and varied programme of presentations from both academia and industry, which is expected to appeal to a wide audience. Speakers include:

3 July
Andrew D Smith – Deloitte
Dr Pradip Tapadar – University of Kent
Chris Sutton – Watson Wyatt
Dr Iain Currie – Heriot-Watt University
Richard Plat – University of Amsterdam and Eureko / Achmea Holding
Paul Kennedy – Professional Oversight Board

4 July
Andrew D Smith – Deloitte
Prof Dr Erzsebet Kovacs – Corvinus University of Budapest
Dr Enrico Biffis – Tanaka Business School
Dr Jaap Spreeuw – Cass Business School
Guy Thomas – University of Kent
A/Prof John Shepherd – Macquarie University
Dr Trevor Watkins – The Actuarial Profession

The conference qualifies for up to eight hours’ CPD credit for those who attend both days (a one-day option is also available). For a registration form and further details, including the draft programme, please see www.kent.ac.uk/IMS/actuarial/newsevents/atrc.html