[FAM-news] IME 2017 - 21st International Congress on Insurance: Mathematics and Economics

Sandra Trenovatz sandra at fam.tuwien.ac.at
Fri Feb 17 09:04:57 CET 2017

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

we like to bring the following events to your attention:

    IME 2017:

    21st International Congress on
    Insurance: Mathematics and Economics
    Mon-Wed, July 3-5, 2017
    IME Educational Workshop
    Thu-Fri, July 6-7, 2017

    Vienna, Austria

For further information (and our promotional video to announce the 
conference), please see below or visit the IME 2017 website:


We thank you for your interest and are looking forward to welcoming you
in Vienna!

With kind regards
from the IME 2017 organisers


General Information

The 21st International Congress on Insurance: Mathematics and Economics 
(IME 2017), scheduled July 3-5 2017, is one of the largest international 
meeting series in actuarial science.
The aim of the conference is "to strengthen communication between 
individuals and groups who produce and apply research results in 
insurance and finance, aiming to integrate the research in both fields".

The conference deliberations will be on the following themes:

  - Life Insurance;
  - Non-Life Insurance;
  - Reinsurance and Other Risk-Sharing Arrangements;
  - Risk Management;
  - Financial Modeling.

In the framework of the Panel Discussion (July 3, 2017) with the topic 
"Ultra-low interest rates in insurance business" we offer the conference 
participants a platform for discussions with a number of renowned experts.

The IME Educational Workshop (July 6-7, 2017) is a satellite event of 
the IME 2017, aiming at academics and practitioners and providing a 
general survey over the past and current research results and their 
practical applications.

The topics of the workshop are:

  - Life Insurance,
  - Non-Life Insurance,
  - Claims Reserving Methods,
  - Computational Actuarial Science with R.


   TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology)
   Wiedner Hauptstraße 8-10, 1040 Wien, Austria

Organized by:
   Actuarial Association of Austria
   TU Wien

Gold Sponsors:
   msg life Austria GmbH
   Sparkassen Versicherung AG

Silver Sponsor:
   Vienna Insurance Group AG

(further sponsors are welcome)

Invited Plenary Speakers at IME 2017 Congress:

   Corina Constantinescu-Loeffen (Univ. of Liverpool, UK)
   Catherine Donnelly (Heriot-Watt University, UK)
   Paul Embrechts (ETH Zurich, CH)

Panel Discussion at IME 2017 Congress:

   Paul Embrechts (ETH Zurich, CH)
   Ralf Korn (TU Kaiserslautern, DE)
   Antoon Pelsser (Maastricht University, NL)
   Panelists from private sector t.b.a.

Invited Plenary Speakers at IME 2017 Workshop:

   Anna Rita Bacinello (University of Trieste, IT)
   René Dahms (ETH Zurich, CH)
   Vincent Goulet (Université Laval, Québec, CA)
   Stefan Thonhauser (Graz University of Technology, AT)

Scientific Committee

   Hansjörg Albrecher (University of Lausanne, CH)
   Phelim P. Boyle (University of Waterloo, CA)
   Jan Dhaene (KU Leuven, BE)
   Boualem Djehiche (KTH Stockholm, SE)
   Jose Garrido (Concordia University, Montreal, US)
   Marc Goovaerts (KU Leuven, BE)
   Rob Kaas (University of Amsterdam, NL)
   Stéphane Loisel (Université Lyon 1, FR)
   Thorsten Rheinländer (TU Wien, AT)
   Uwe Schmock (TU Wien, AT)
   Arnold Shapiro (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
   Elias Shiu (University of Iowa, USA)
   Mogens Steffensen (University of Copenhagen, DK)
   Qihe Tang (University of Iowa, US)
   Gordon Willmot (University of Waterloo, CA)
   Hailiang Yang (University of Hong Kong, HK)

Local Organizing Committee

   Julia Eisenberg (TU Wien)
   Peter Grandits (TU Wien)
   Karin Hirhager (Actuarial Association of Austria)
   Manfred Rapf (Actuarial Association of Austria)
   Thorsten Rheinländer (TU Wien)
   Uwe Schmock (TU Wien)
   Sandra Trenovatz (TU Wien)


   The call for contributed talks and posters
   is open until April 7, 2017.


   Early registration is possible until May 15, 2017.
   Registration is open until June 20, 2017.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

   The attendance at IME 2017 (full week, July 3-7, 2017)
   qualifies for up to 30 CPD credits.
   About 18 CPD credits for the IME Conference (July 3-5)
   and 12 CPD credits for the IME Workshop (July 6-7).
   Details & schedule will follow soon.

For any requests, do not hesitate to write an e-mail to the
IME conference & workshop secretariat: ime2017 at fam.tuwien.ac.at

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