General Insurance Spring Conference 2024: A practical introduction to using neural networks in reserving on individual claims data

Mon 29 Apr 2024 -
09:30 - 10:30

The Machine Learning in Reserving Working Party has produced a blog series to help reserving actuaries become familiar with, and gain confidence in, using neural networks.

This presentation introduces the blogs and covers:

  • where machine learning in reserving is
  • why use machine learning and neural networks?
  • the working party’s vision of actuarial ‘open source research’
  • some examples to whet your appetite and encourage you have a go yourself
  • how to get involved

Featured Speakers

Jacky Poon is Head of Actuarial and Analytics at nib Group, Convenor of the Institute of Actuaries Australia’s Young Data Analytics Working Group, and a member of the IFoA’s Machine Learning in Reserving Working Party.

Sarah has 30 years actuarial experience in general insurance, spanning personal lines, London Market, reinsurers, and captives, both in the UK and overseas. She started her career working for General Accident in Hong Kong but has spent most of her time as a consultant in London, first with Towers Watson, and then with LCP.

Sarah has a long history of activity at the IFoA. She is chair of the Machine Learning in Reserving Working Party and is on the General Insurance Board. She has previously spoken and written widely on reserving, uncertainty, and PPOs.

Pricing and booking information

Members Book for free
Non-members £45