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Wide-ranging discussions at Dubai GAS event



The IFoA joined more than 50 participants at the most recent meeting of the Gulf Actuarial Society (GAS), held in Dubai at the Dusit Thani Hotel on 4 December 2018. The meeting was sponsored by Milliman and SHMA Consulting.

GAS chairperson Shivash Bhagaloo welcomed the crowd. Topics included IFRS17 with Asad Irshad of Milliman; Long-Term Savings Products: Creating Value for Policyholders with Muhammad Usama Dangra of SHMA Consulting; Understanding Neural Networks with Sergey Lozinsky and Rami Abou Reslan of Cigna Insurance Middle East; Regulatory Developments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Sarwar Grami of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority; updates on IFoA recent developments, and IFoA Council member Paul Sweeting’s talk on ‘The Future For Actuaries’. For more information on recent developments, please see our webpage.