organizing committees are delighted to invite you to attend the 14th
annual IME Congress in Toronto Canada from June 17-19, 2010.
IME Congress is an important forum for researchers to focus on the latest
advances, trends and developments and to bring together scientists,
academicians and insurance sector professionals from all over the world
in the area of actuarial science and insurance and financial modeling.
The theory and methods of actuarial science, and its applications in
insurance, finance and risk management fields will be the core of the
presentations at the Congress.
Congress was created by the editorial board of the Elsevier journal
"Insurance: Mathematics and Economics". The journal began
publication in 1982 and has developed into one of the leading journals
in the field of actuarial science, life and non-life insurance and financial
first Congress was held in 1997 in Amsterdam, and since then the annual
Congresses have been held in locations around the world, including London
(1999), Rome (2004), Quebec City (2005), Dalian (China) (2008) and Istanbul
(2009). All the Congresses have been held in major cities of Europe,
North America and Asia as shown on the right. It is a great honour to
be chosen to host the 2010 Congress in Toronto.
Edward (Jed) Frees (Wisconsin, Madison): Individual
Risk Predictive Modeling
Kai W. Ng (HKU): A
Journey from Posterior to Prior and the Aftermath
Jostein Paulsen (Copenhagen): On
the optimal dividend problem for diffusion processes
Past Congresses have had leading international researchers as keynote
speakers, including Phelim Boyle (Wilfred Laurier University), Elias
Shiu (University of Iowa), Ragner Norberg (London School of Economics)
and Hans Gerber (University of Lausanne)
Congress organizers are grateful to have the support of the Fields Insitutue
for Research in Mathematics for arranging so many of the conference
details and activities . The congress will be followed by the 6th
World Congress of The Bachelier Society taking
place from June 22 to 26, 2010 at the Hilton Hotel in Toronto. The two
conferences will conclude a sixth month Fields
Thematic Program on Quantitative Finance.