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Connecting Knowledge – international networking for actuaries

Exchanging current knowledge with colleagues across disciplines and national borders, making new contacts or cultivating your existing network - international conferences offer a whole spectrum of interesting information and opportunities for interaction. However, what is often forgotten when considering traditional on-site events is that participation is often only possible for a few employees. There are also high conference fees, additional accommodation expenses as well as for travel to and from the conference venue and a large amount of organization and time in relation to the actual duration of the conference program.
Written on 05/05/22

Digital conferences offer a real alternative and have seen an enormous rise in popularity since the coronavirus pandemic. The advantages are obvious: far more participants can take part in the conferences regardless of location, global exchange of knowledge is promoted, and travel expenses are eliminated. In addition, the target groups interested in the respective topics can be addressed regardless of location and the events can thus benefit from the expertise of a worldwide group of speakers and participants.

A digital conference, especially for actuaries, is being offered by the European Actuarial Academy (EAA) in cooperation with actuview and the global actuarial community from September 19 to 23, 2022 with the title CONVENTION A. "Convention A opens the door to a new and fascinating future of international events in which every single actuary but also every actuarial competence center in the world can actively participate," says Michael Steinmetz, Chief Executive Officer of the AMC and the German Actuarial Association.

Conference program by and for the global actuarial community

The five-day virtual conference aims to set new standards with a program featuring dozens of partners from the international actuarial community spanning all time zones. "We are very pleased about the large number of supranational organizations, actuarial associations, companies and universities that will contribute to the CONVENTION A conference program," Steinmetz elaborates. "There will be a full week of live broadcasts almost around the clock as well as tremendous presentations on all important topics for actuaries with a total of over 100 hours of presentations. In addition, this will be offered at an extremely reasonable price and even after the event, the content will be available at any time via access to - this concept guarantees a novel online conference of the highest quality for the actuarial community!"

A highlight of each of the five congress days will be the plenary sessions. Following the congress motto "Connecting Knowledge," virtual dialogs will be initiated with top decision-makers from the international business, academic and political communities, together with professionals and executives from the finance and insurance industries and beyond. Topics of the future - be it climate change, mobility or sustainability will be viewed and discussed from different perspectives.

All information about CONVENTION A and how to register can be found here.

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