Conference Program (Draft)

Thursday 12th September 2019



08:00 - 08:45R E G I S T R A T I O N
08:45 - 09:00Opening Reparks

09:00 - 10:30

Plenary Session 1 - Mortality Trends and Forecasts

  • Professor Moshe Milevsky (York University, Toronto)
    "Biological age vs Chronological Age and Retirement Policy"
  • Paul Kitson (PWC)
    "Using Technology to Monitor Longevity Trends"
  • Dale Hall (SOA)
    "Trends in US Population and Insured Mortality Improvement"
10:30 - 11:00C O F F E E    B R E A K
11:00 - 12:30

Parallel Session I

12:30 - 14:00 L U N C H
14:00 - 16:00

Parallel Session II

16:00 - 16:30T E A    B R E A K 

16:30 -  18:30

Plenary Session 2 - Financial Wellness and its Importance in an Aging Society

  • Introduction: (15 min) Macro view of trends and challenges
  • Employer perspective: (30 min) What employers are doing today to help increase financial wellness and retirement security; dealing with aging workforces
  • Policy discussion: (1 hour with Q&A) What else is needed; what barriers should be overcome?

    Speakers: Amy Kessler (Prudential Financial), Rohit Mathur, Christian Ercole and David Lang
19:00 - 20:00D R I N K S    R E C E P T I O N
20:00 - 22:30                                                             G A L A    D I N N E R

Friday 13th September 2019



08:30 - 10:30                                        

Parallel Session III

10:30 - 11:00C O F F E E    B R E A K

11:00 - 12:30

Plenary Session 3 - Market Developments

  • Michael Fasano (Fasano Associates)
    "Life and Structured Settlement Underwriting"
  • Douglas Anderson (Club Vita)
    "Some animals are more equal than others:  Latest insights into Longevity Inequality fro UK, Canada and US"
  • Thomas Olunloyo (L&G Re)
    "Longevity Risk on the Blockchain/Blockchain - built for Longevity"
12:30 - 14:00 L U N C H
14:00 - 15:30

Parallel Session IV

15:30 - 16:00T E A    B R E A K 

16:00 - 18:00

Plenary Session 4 - Longevity Products and the Regulatory Dimension

  • Tim Gordon (AON)
    "The Longevity Swap Market a Decade on - Lessions Learned and Future Prospects"
  • Bob Diefenbacher (Pacific Life Re)
    To be confirmed.
  • Gary Seifert/Patrick Cheung (RGA)
    To be confirmed
  • Patrick F. Tedesco and Kirsty Maclean (Willkie Farr & Gallagher)
    "Regulatory Issues Impacting the Longevity and Pension Risk Transfer Market - A Global Perspective"