Society Of Actuaries Podcasts Feed

Synopsis

This is the official podcast channel of the Society of Actuaries.

Episodes

  • Social Insurance  Public Finance Section: •	Sherry Chan, FSA, Chief Actuary for New York City

    Social Insurance & Public Finance Section: • Sherry Chan, FSA, Chief Actuary for New York City

    20/05/2020 Duration: 49min

    Chief Actuary Chan discusses her career path, the changes in the pension industry she has experienced along the way, and unique events on the New York City (NYC) Retirement Systems, including the 1970’s fiscal crisis of NYC, the 9/11 terrorist attack, and the world epicenter of COVID-19.

  • Health Section: Digital World, Digital Health

    Health Section: Digital World, Digital Health

    18/05/2020 Duration: 23min

    Description: From your Apple watch tracking your steps, to scheduling an online doctor’s appointment, to the government tracking COVID-19 through your smart phone, it all falls under the Digital health umbrella. This week on the podcast Jackie Lee chats with Marilyn McGaffin on her recent publication Digital Health.

  • Social Insurance  Public Finance Section: 1332 Waivers: A Healthy Discussion

    Social Insurance & Public Finance Section: 1332 Waivers: A Healthy Discussion

    13/05/2020 Duration: 34min

    Two health actuaries discuss 1332 waivers and their purpose. They’ll also discuss participating states, and some potential unintended consequences of reinsurance waivers.

  • Retirement Section: A Checklist for Retirees Entering Their Final Chapter

    Retirement Section: A Checklist for Retirees Entering Their Final Chapter

    08/05/2020 Duration: 24min

    This podcast broadens our view of retirement by looking at social aspects of events which are likely to occur during the latter years of retirement, and suggest actions to better prepare for those events.

  • International Section: The Future of the Global Health Actuarial Profession

    International Section: The Future of the Global Health Actuarial Profession

    08/05/2020 Duration: 13min

    In 2019, the IAAHS conducted a health care survey, where they gathered information to gain insights into the future of the health actuarial profession and to develop ways of collaborating and communicating on a global scale. 182 actuaries from 22 countries responded. Roseanne Harris will speak about the survey’s results and the implications for health actuaries.

  • Reinsurance Section and Leadership  Development Section: Jon Coomber – Royal Marine, England Football Team and Driving High Performance Culture

    Reinsurance Section and Leadership & Development Section: Jon Coomber – Royal Marine, England Football Team and Driving High Performance Culture

    07/05/2020 Duration: 37min

    Jon served for over 25 years as an officer in the UK Royal Marines conducting operations around the globe. In this podcast, he shares his insight into the Royal Marines high performance culture and how, as the co-founder of Mission Mindset, this experience is used to improve team performance and deliver change in businesses around the world. This podcast is a primer for the Extreme Leadership webcast on June 30, 2020.

  • Long Term Care Section: Medi(long-term) Care for All: Part One

    Long Term Care Section: Medi(long-term) Care for All: Part One

    04/05/2020 Duration: 23min

    As the population continues to age, the need for long-term care (LTC) is not going away. In this podcast, we discuss the future of the LTC insurance industry as envisioned by Stephanie Moench and Shawn Stender in their recently published article Medi(long-term) Care for All: Part One.

  • Health Section: Telehealth: Healthcare in a Pandemic

    Health Section: Telehealth: Healthcare in a Pandemic

    04/05/2020 Duration: 30min

    What are the benefits of Telehealth? Can we really do everything virtually? What is the cost? Join Jackie Lee as she chats with Traci Hughes on her recent publication The Big Three of Telehealth: Three Benefits, Three Obstacles, Three Delivery Systems.

  • Marketing  Distribution Section: Mehb Khoja – Building Your Business Development Skillset

    Marketing & Distribution Section: Mehb Khoja – Building Your Business Development Skillset

    29/04/2020 Duration: 34min

    Tune in as Mehb Khoja, President of Medical Risk Managers, shares his passion for business development as an actuary. Mehb is an expert in employer stop loss and he shares his wisdom on the impact of COVID-19 on his industry.

  • International Section: Understanding the Impact of GDPR on Actuarial Work

    International Section: Understanding the Impact of GDPR on Actuarial Work

    28/04/2020 Duration: 13min

    An interview with GDPR actuarial specialist Petra Wildemann about how actuaries in Europe are being impacted by the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Modeling Section: Data warehouse, data lake or data swamp? Actuarial modeling in the big data era with Tom Peplow

    Modeling Section: Data warehouse, data lake or data swamp? Actuarial modeling in the big data era with Tom Peplow

    24/04/2020 Duration: 32min

    Listen now as April Shen, FSA, CFA interviews Tom Peplow (Principal, Director of Product Development - LTS) on the interaction between actuarial modeling and big data. In this episode, Tom discusses the basic concept on data warehouse, tools and resources actuaries can use to learn more.  Show Notes and Resources: 1) Anything by Ralph Kimball – he’s the forefather of data warehouse data models. 2) Data storage tools: Databricks, Snowflake, Google BigTable, Amazon RedShift, Microsoft Synapse, Parquet 3) Streaming analytics / event processing: Kafka, Amazon Kinesis,   Azure Stream Analytics 4) Data preparation: Power BI (using Power Query), Azure Factory Data Flows, Alteryx, AWS Glue 5) Data analytics: Tableau, Power BI 6) Other tools/languages: Jupyter, Python, R, C#, .NET 7) Chapter 5 of Roy Fielding’s dissertation, “Representational State Transfer (REST).” 8) Andrew White (Gartner) “Top Data and Analytics Predictions for 2019” https://blogs.gartner.com/andrew_white/2019/01/03/our-top-data-and-analytics-pred

  • Reinsurance Section: Thomas Holzheu - COVID-19 and Global Recession

    Reinsurance Section: Thomas Holzheu - COVID-19 and Global Recession

    23/04/2020 Duration: 32min

    Thomas Holzheu, Chief Economist for Swiss Re Americas, discusses the current global recession with Jing Lang, FSA, FCIA, FLMI.

  • Reinsurance Section and Leadership  Development Section: Dr. Anthony P. Chiarlitti - A Defined Path to Leadership

    Reinsurance Section and Leadership & Development Section: Dr. Anthony P. Chiarlitti - A Defined Path to Leadership

    23/04/2020 Duration: 30min

    Listen as retired police chief Dr. Anthony P. Chiarlitti shares lessons from his law enforcement career. This TED-style podcast is a primer for the Extreme Leadership webcast on June 30, 2020.

  • Retirement Section DC: Designing DC plans to attract, retain, and manage workforce

    Retirement Section DC: Designing DC plans to attract, retain, and manage workforce

    22/04/2020 Duration: 22min

    This podcast discusses how defined contribution plans can be designed to attract and retain employees through plan features. Plan design is also key to ensuring employees have adequate account balances to retire, supporting workforce planning. 

  • Retirement Section DC: Actuaries working with DC plans: how their career path took them there

    Retirement Section DC: Actuaries working with DC plans: how their career path took them there

    22/04/2020 Duration: 26min

    This podcast presents the stories of three actuaries who became involved in defined contribution plans. They share how their career focus broadened in to DC plans and how their actuarial skill set added value.

  • Health Section: COVID-19: Briefing for Impact

    Health Section: COVID-19: Briefing for Impact

    21/04/2020 Duration: 35min

    What are the issues payers are facing with COVID-19? Who is being tested? What are the long-term effects? This week Jackie Lee chats with Doug Norris, Matt Kramer, and Pamela Pelizzari about their recent publication COVID-19: Health cost issues for U.S. healthcare payers now and in the days ahead.

  • Health Section: Health Insurance Updates with a State Regulator

    Health Section: Health Insurance Updates with a State Regulator

    20/04/2020 Duration: 28min

    Dave Dillon talks to Pennsylvania Insurance Department Chief of Staff Mike Humphreys about the evolving health insurance market. Learn more about what states are doing regarding COVID-19, the upcoming ACA season, and the challenges surrounding the long-term care market.

  • Health Section: Leadership Series: Sara Teppema

    Health Section: Leadership Series: Sara Teppema

    06/04/2020 Duration: 38min

    What abilities can make you a successful leader? How can you find a good work/home balance? How do you climb the latter of leadership? What can you do to still lead in times of uncertainty? What is the future for health actuaries? This week for the leadership series Jackie Lee chats with Sara Teppema about her wisdom on leadership.

  • Retirement Section: Innovative Concept for Delivering Retirement Benefits to Retirees Covered by DC Plan

    Retirement Section: Innovative Concept for Delivering Retirement Benefits to Retirees Covered by DC Plan

    01/04/2020 Duration: 18min

    This podcast discusses ways for making benefit distributions simpler and cheaper for retirees and why this action will benefit all stakeholders(asset managers, record keepers, plan sponsors, etc.).

  • Modeling Section: Everything You Need to Know About the Modeling Section and its Council

    Modeling Section: Everything You Need to Know About the Modeling Section and its Council

    31/03/2020 Duration: 19min

    The 2020 election of new Modeling Section Council members is approaching! Listen now as April Shen, FSA, CFA, interviews current section council members Daphne Kwan, FSA, MAAA, Uri Sobel, FSA and Timothy G. Deitz, ASA, MAAA on their experiences. They also give a great introduction to both the Modeling Section and council. 

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