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2018 CNY Meeting Wrap-up

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Our CNY meeting was held on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Crown Princess Fine Dining in Toronto.  We were pleased to have Mr. Mike Lombardi, President of the Society of Actuaries to be our guest speaker of this event.  The topic was "Strategic Plans for the Society of Actuaries"

Please see the Presentation Archives section for the slides and audio recording, and the Online Photo Album for photos.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

 

25th Annual Chinese New Year Meeting

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Our 25th Annual Chinese New Year Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Crown Princess Fine Dining in Toronto.  We are pleased to invite Mr. Mike Lombardi, President, Society of Actuaries (SOA) to speak about:

Strategic Plans for the Society of Actuaries

Mike will share his perspectives on the actuarial profession and his current role as SOA President including:

  • the SOA’s mission and current activities,
  • the expanding international role of the SOA
  • the SOA’s 2nd Annual China Symposium (Shanghai, 2017)
  • the 30th anniversary celebration of Nankai University’s actuarial program (Tianjin, 2017)

Come and network with fellow members of the Club and enjoy a fabulous Chinese banquet as we ring in the Year of the Dog.  Numerous door prizes will be drawn, including an Early Bird Grand Prize - an Apple iPad! In addition, this will be our 25th Anniversary meeting and we look forward to celebrating this exciting milestone together.

Date and Time: Thursday, March 8 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Registration Form: Please see the registration form for more details, including registration costs, the full menu, and our flexible refund policy.

Online Registration Link: www.pacificrimactuaries.eventbrite.com

Deadline: The Early Bird registration deadline is 4pm on Friday, March 2nd via for online registration system.  Register before these dates for discounted rates and the chance to win the Early Bird Grand Prize.

Parking: Parking is available at 44 St. Joseph (East of Bay St.) for $5 after 6 pm plus $3.50 per half-hour prior to 6 pm.

 

 

2017 Fall Dinner Meeting Wrap-up

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Our fall meeting was held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Crown Princess Fine Dining in Toronto.  We were pleased to have Mr. David Moss, SVP and Head of L&H Client Markets, Canada and English Caribbean at Swiss Re Canada to be our guest speaker of this event.  The topic was "Rapid Growth of Swiss Re in Asia"

Please see the Presentation Archives section for the slides and audio recording, and the Online Photo Album for photos.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

 

2017 PRACT Fall Dinner

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Our fall dinner meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, at Crown Princess Fine Dining in Toronto.  We are pleased to have Mr. David Moss, SVP and Head of L&H Client Markets, Canada and English Caribbean at Swiss Re Canada.  The topic will be

"Rapid Growth of Swiss Re in Asia"

In his role, David is responsible for Swiss Re’s Canada-head-quartered global clients, including coordination of Swiss Re’s global interactions with these companies. David has also been involved with product developing, marketing and sales support.

With the current rapid growth of the insurance industry in Asia, we are very pleased to have David Moss give us a presentation of the rapid growth of Swiss Re in Asia.  This will give us an opportunity to learn about the pros and cons for developing and/or expanding business in Asia and an opportunity to ask questions on this fast growing industry.

Join us for an informative presentation and Chinese banquet meal.

Please click here for the registration form.

To qualify for the discounted early bird price and draw prize, a Gopro Hero camera., please register online by Friday, November 10, 2016 (at noon).

Please visit the link below for the online registration and payment page.

http://pacificrimactuaries.eventbrite.com

 

2017 PRACT BBQ

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Our summer BBQ has returned.  This year, our gathering will take place on Saturday, July 15th, 2017 starting at 4pm.  Note, the new start time.  Guests will enjoy fantastic food such as Hot dogs, Korean ribs, Salad, Fruits, Corn, Ice-cream, Pastries, Chow Mein, Fried Rice, Suckling Pig, BBQ pork, etc.  Our summer gathering is a great place to network in a casual atmosphere.  Please see registration form for more details.

Admission is free for 2017 club members and $10 for non-members who register before the early bird deadline (July 12th at 12 noon).  Note, non-members can sign up for membership at the BBQ and qualify for the membership price. Space is limited, so please register early.

Tickets may be obtained from the following link: www.pacificrimactuaries.eventbrite.com

 

 

2017 CNY Dinner Meeting Wrapup

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We held our 24th Annual Chinese New Year Meeting on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Crown Princess Fine Dining in Toronto.  We were pleased to have Mr. Ben Marshall (Staff Fellow for Canadian Membership, SOA) and and Mr. August Chow (SOA Board of Directors) speak about:  "The China Insurance Market" and "What’s Up in the Pacific Rim – SOA in 2017 and Beyond"

Unfortunately, the originally scheduled speakers, Ms. Ann Henstrand (Senior Director, International, SOA) and Ms. Jessie Li (Lead China Representative, SOA), were unable to attend due to flight difficulties.

Please see the Presentation Archives section for the slides and audio recording, and the Online Photo Album for photos.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

 

24th Annual Chinese New Year Meeting

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Our 24th Annual Chinese New Year Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Crown Princess Fine Dining in Toronto.  We are pleased to invite Ms. Ann Henstrand, Senior Director, International, SOA, Ms. Jessie Li, Lead China Representative, SOA, and Mr. Ben Marshall, Staff Fellow for Canadian Membership, SOA.  They will speak about:

The China Insurance Market

What’s Up in the Pacific Rim – SOA in 2017 and Beyond

Ann Henstrand and Jessie Li will make presentations on “The China Insurance Market” and “What’s Up in the Pacific Rim - SOA in 2017 and Beyond” via panel discussions moderated by Ben Marshall.   Ann will speak on the many initiatives that the Society of Actuaries has taken in the Pacific Rim regions. She will also share the lessons learned and plans in 2017 and beyond.  Jessie will speak to various aspects of the China Insurance Market including market growth, regulatory development, key players, product developments and distribution channels in China.

Come and network with fellow members of the Club and enjoy a fabulous Chinese banquet as we ring in the Year of the Rooster.  Numerous door prizes will be drawn, including an Early Bird Grand Prize - a GoPro HERO5 action camera.

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Registration Form: Please see the registration form for more details, including registration costs, the full menu, and our flexible refund policy.

Online Registration Link: www.pacificrimactuaries.eventbrite.com

Deadline: The Early Bird registration deadline is 4pm on Friday, February 17th via for online registration system.  Register before these dates for discounted rates and the chance to win the Early Bird Grand Prize.

Parking: Parking is available at 44 St. Joseph (East of Bay St.) for $5 after 6 pm plus $3.50 per half-hour prior to 6 pm.

 

 

2016 Fall Dinner Meeting Wrap-up

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Our fall meeting was held on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at Crown Princess Fine Dining in Toronto.  We were pleased to have Mr. Jonathan Bradbury, SVP / Project Leader of Valuation Systems Transformations, to be our guest speaker of this event.  The topic was "Riding the Tiger of Rapid Change"

Please see the Presentation Archives section for the slides and audio recording, and the Online Photo Album for photos.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

 

2016 PRACT Fall Dinner

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Our fall dinner meeting will be held on Thursday, November 17th, 2016, at Crown Princess Fine Dining in Toronto.  We are pleased to have Mr. Jonathan Bradbury, SVP / Project Leader of Valuation Systems Transformations, to be our guest speaker of this event.  The topic will be

"Riding the Tiger of Rapid Change"

In his role, Jonathan is responsible for the program management and timely execution of the VST program, a global program which will standardize the end to end valuation processes.

Prior to Manulife, Jonathan spent 25 years working in Asia in a variety of finance related roles.  As a scientist and banker by training, he moved to Hong Kong in 1987 and soon developed a passion for using technology to improve processes and systems in banking.  Jonathan will share with us his journey of advancing technology solutions and bringing changes to insurance companies in Asia.

 

Join us for an informative presentation and Chinese banquet meal.

Please click here for the registration form.

To qualify for the discounted early bird price and draw prize, an Apple Watch, please register online by Monday, November 14, 2016 (at noon).

Please visit the link below for the online registration and payment page.

http://pacificrimactuaries.eventbrite.com

 

2016 PRACT BBQ

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Our summer BBQ has returned.  This year, our gathering will take place on Saturday, July 9th, 2016 starting at 1pm.  Guests will enjoy fantastic food such as Hot dogs, Korean ribs, Salad, Fruits, Corn, Ice-cream, Pastries, Chow Mein, Fried Rice, Suckling Pig, BBQ pork, etc.  Our summer gathering is a great place to network in a casual atmosphere.  Please see registration form for more details.

Admission is free for 2016 club members and $10 for non-members who register before the early bird deadline (July 6th at 12 noon).  Note, non-members can sign up for membership at the BBQ and qualify for the membership price. Space is limited, so please register early.

Tickets may be obtained from the following link: www.pacificrimactuaries.eventbrite.com

 

 


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Founded in 1993, Pacific Rim Actuaries' Club of Toronto was established for actuaries with an interest in the Asian Pacific region.


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