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Call for speakers

Would you like to share your expertise or research with your peers and colleagues by speaking at an Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) conference or event?

Speaking at our events and conferences provides an opportunity to share your expertise and contribute to the development of actuarial science

By speaking you will provide CPD opportunities for IFoA members. As a speaker you will also enjoy networking opportunities and additional benefits.

We deliver a wide variety of events throughout the year for which we select speakers.

Alongside our six residential conferences we hold business skills seminars (masterclasses), sessional meetings, networking events, and one day seminars/workshops. We welcome proposals from members and non-members on technical and business skill subjects.

How to submit your proposal to speak at a conference or event or suggest a topic for a presentation

We issue calls for speakers for our conferences and events throughout the year. As part of your submission we request the following:

  • 75 word summary which must include an outline of the technical level of knowledge required to understand the topic and the practice area(s)/theme that the topic falls within
  • format of your session i.e. presentation, debate, panel session, round table discussion
  • company and contact details (of all speakers involved).

If you want to nominate a speaker or topic, but do not want speak yourself, we are also keen to hear from you.

Please note that by submitting an application you are agreeing to allow your name and contact details to be passed onto the organisation committee who may contact you regarding your submission.

We can be contacted on the below details for any additional information 


Current Call For Speaker Proposals 

One Day Seminar for General Insurance

Submission deadline October 2018

The General Insurance Education and Continuing Professional Development (GI ECPD) Committee are preparing the next round of GI One Day Seminars. These aim to increase awareness and encourage discussion on a variety of topical issues and the latest research. 

We would like to hear from you if you are keen to share your knowledge and expertise.

Please click on the event below to submit a proposal.

*         Capital Modelling Seminar - January 2019  (closing date: October 2018)

2018 General Insurance Actuarial Seminar

Submission deadline: 1 July

Again this year, the Actuarial Society of Malaysia, the Casualty Actuarial Society, the Actuaries Institute of Australia, and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries are joining forces to provide a focused two-day seminar for general insurance actuaries and other insurance practitioners in the region. This year's Joint General Insurance Actuarial Seminar will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 12-13 of December.

The overall topic of the seminar is emerging trends and futurism. The seminar will be designed to be attractive to experienced professionals, with a focus on emerging issues, new solutions, and innovation.

Our Planning Committee is looking for speakers to present on the topics listed below and other similar or related topics. If you are interested in presenting at this seminar, please fill out the form on-line using the link provided. Please note that all sessions should be applicable to a Malaysia actuarial audience. All presentations will be in English.
Speakers will receive complimentary registration to the seminar. We do not plan to reimburse travel expenses.

If you have any questions, please contact Nora Potter at
Thank you on behalf of the Planning Committee.


The topics listed below are illustrative. The list is not intended to limit you from proposing other presentation topics that you believe will be interesting and relevant to actuaries working on emerging trends and futurism. We welcome your ideas.

  • Pricing/Reserving in the future
    • Loss Reserves in the Digital Age
  • Insurtech
    • Block chain applications in insurance
  • Big data
    • Developing new rating and underwriting factors
  • Future employment outlook
  • Regulation/Industry standards
    • IFRS17 impacts on a general insurance company
    • Regional RBC comparison

Contact Details

Events Management Team