Current activities in developing actuaries

Event Type

Start time: 9.00 am GMT

End time: 11.00 am GMT



The purpose of this webinar is to inform all interested actuaries on current activities of the AAE Education Committee, namely:

  • Importance of ethical aspects of the actuarial education
  • The final report of the CPD Task Force (joint initiative of the Education Committee and Professionalism Committee) with clear recommendations for a future CPD strategy of the AAE

Participation is free of charge and open only to actuaries who are members of one of the AAE Member Associations. To register for this webinar, please follow this link.  Registration closes on Tuesday 26 May 2020 cob.

Limited space available Please note that the maximum number of participants is 190. Register in time to make sure that your participation is guaranteed.

Test session: Please take into account that if you register for this webinar, a test session is scheduled for 29 May 2020 from 07:30 am - 8.00 am to check that the technical requirements are fulfilled. Kindly make sure that you attend the test session from the same device with which you will attend the webinar. Your attendance to this test session is mandatory. Please note that the session will run with Citrix. Kindly check with your IT department for any restrictions (firewall settings, etc.).

CPD: You might be allowed to count participation in the webinar as CPD, depending on your association’s CPD requirements/rules. Proof of participation can be provided on request.

Recording: A recording is made of the webinar. When registering for the webinar you accept that your name can be mentioned. The recording will only be available to registered members on the AAE website.


09:00 - 09:05:  Moderator’s welcome and introduction Henning Wergen, Chairperson of the AAE Education Committee

09:05 – 09:50:  The Ethical Education of Actuaries - Instruction on Character Formation Speaker: Colm Fitzgerald, member of the AAE Education Committee

Colm will present on a current subject on the agenda of the AAE Education Committee - the ethical element of actuarial education. Colm will present in favour of adding more direct instruction on character formation into the ethical curriculum of actuarial education. There has been questioning of the ethical foundation of actuarial work in recent years, from both inside and outside of the profession. Colm will review the reasons for the existence of this ethical foundation and outline some opportunities it presents for the profession should we choose to build upon it.

09:50 - 10:15:  The basics for further development of the AAE CPD Strategy. Speaker: Rafael Moreno Ruiz, Vice-chairperson of the AAE Education Committee, Chairperson of the CPD Task Force

The CPD Task Force has finalised its report on the review of the AAE CPD Strategy after receiving feedback from the Member Associations’ delegates in the joint meeting of the Education and Professionalism Committees held on 2 April. Rafael will present the main findings and conclusions of the Task Force as set out in the report: i) the aim of CPD; ii) principles of CPD, iii) possible approaches to CPD, and iv) proposals for further development of the AAE CPD strategy.

10:35 – 11:00:  Q & A Henning, Colm and Rafael and will respond to participants’ questions.

Henning Wergen, Colm Fitzgerald and Rafael Moreno Ruiz