Actuarial Research Virtual Conference

August 19-21, 2021

DePaul University is pleased to host ARC 2021, the 56th Actuarial Research Conference online from August 19-21, 2021. All researchers, practitioners, and students are cordially invited.

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Important Dates and Fees

The deadline to submit a paper is June 30, 2021. The decisions will be sent by July 16, 2021.

The registration fee for academic attendees is $25.00 ($50.00 non-academic). Students may attend at no cost.

Keynote Speakers


Dwayne Husbands, FSA, CFA, MAAA

Senior Manager, Ernst & Young

Presentation: How to improve diversity in the actuarial field?

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Mary Bahna-Nolan, FSA, MAAA, CERA

SVP, Head of Product Innovation and Strategy, Pacific Life

Presentation: Navigating the Noise: Bridging the gap between theory and application of insured lives mortality

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Ruodu Wang, Ph.D.​

University Research Chair and Associate Professor

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

Presentation: A tale of two risk measures: Contrasting Value-at-Risk and Expected Shortfall

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Scientific Committee

  • Daniel Bauer

    • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Vytaras Brazauskas

    • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Jun Cai

    • University of Waterloo
  • Steven Craighead

    • Pacific Life
  • Cynthia Edwalds

    • DePaul University
  • Chuck Fuhrer

    • Segal
  • Jose Garrido

    • Concordia University
  • Yuanying Guan

    • DePaul University
  • Yiou Li

    • DePaul University
  • Sheldon Lin

    • University of Toronto
  • Yijia Lin

    • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Colin Ramsay

    • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Emiliano Valdez

    • University of Connecticut
  • Tianyang Wang

    • Colorado State University
  • Shengchao Zhuang

    • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Organizing Committee

  • Cynthia Edwalds

    • DePaul University
  • Yuanying Guan (Chair)

    • DePaul University
  • Desale Habtzghi

    • DePaul University
  • Yiou Li

    • DePaul University
  • Claudia Schmegner

    • DePaul University


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