[FAM-news] 2nd Conference in Actuarial Science and Finance

Christopher Summer csummer@fam.tuwien.ac.at
Thu, 25 Apr 2002 11:28:53 +0200 (MEST)


2nd CONFERENCE IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE AND FINANCE IN SAMOS SEPTEMBER 20-22,
2002, GREECE

The Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science of the
University of the Aegean is pleased to host the 2nd
Conference in Actuarial Science and Finance, to be held
in Samos, on September 20-22, 2002.

This event is jointly organized with the Katholieke
Universiteit Leuven (Department of Applied Economics and
Department of Mathematics) and the Universite catholique
de Louvain (Institute of Statistics and Actuarial research
group), Belgium.

The Conference allows the presentation of the latest works
in the area of actuarial science and finance. It is open
to all persons interested in actuarial science and finance,
be they from universities, insurance companies, banks,
consulting firms or regulatory authorities. The conference
aims to facilitate the contact and the communication between
the practicians and the researchers; a special session will
be devoted to different aspects of actuarial practice.

The main topics include
 Life, pension and health insurance
 Collective Risk Models, Dynamic Solvency Testing
 Claims Distributions and Statistics
 Nonlife insurance
 Extreme Value Theory and Applications
 Financial Risk Management
A number of sessions will explore the different aspects of
these areas.

There will 3 pre-conference short courses from
September 16-19, 2002:
 Extremes, with applications in insurance and finance,
by Professor J. Teugels
 Modelling of dependence, by Professor J. Dhaene
 Building projected lifetables to manage the longevity risk,
by Professor M. Denuit
Postgraduate students and young reseachers are specially
welcome.

For further information, please refer to

                    http://www.stat.ucl.ac.be/Samos2002/
<http://www.stat.ucl.ac.be/Samos2002/>