About this event
The diversity of retirement and healthcare needs, coupled with more information and increasing sophistication of technology, is pushing the industry to look for multi‑disciplinary ideas and solutions. How will technology transform the playing field? The conference intends to bring thought leaders with diverse insights into the same space to network, while sharing and creating solutions.
This year’s theme is Technological Transformation: Applying Intelligence, Augmenting Insights
In a Joint presentation Hugh Terry, founder of the The Digital Insurer, and Abhishek Shah, CEO and co-founder of Wellthy Therapeutics, will look at how digital is transforming the strategic landscape for health insurance and will focus on the opportunity insurers have to partner with clients and reduce risks. The opportunity for digital therapeutics to transform the management of , and help prevent, diabetes and other cardiovascular diseases will be explored in more detail . This will include looking at the early evidence that provides some pointers to indicate the potential benefit from these new options for management of chronic diseases.
Full agenda is available here at the SAS website
Keynote and other Speakers
Keynote speaker, Health:
Dr Bern Shen, draws on 3 decades of clinical, tech industry and investor experience to provide actionable insights in the health tech space. He practiced emergency medicine both in the US (Yale, Pitt, UCSF) and abroad, and has frontline innovation experience in large companies (HP, Oracle, Intel), early-stage startups, and as an angel investor. In the nonprofit space, he led the health practice at the Institute for the Future, and has served on Boards including The Health Trust, TechWadi, the University of Iowa: College of Public Health, the UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies, and the Clayton Christensen Institute. Bern holds an A.B. from Harvard and an MD, MPhil. from Yale, and splits his time between San Francisco and Abu Dhabi.
Keynote speaker, Retirement:
Mr Soh Chin Heng, currently the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Services) at Central Provident Fund Board, will speak on “Engaging Singaporeans on CPF Policies and Retirement Adequacy”. He is also the Executive Secretary to the Medishield Life Council and currently co-chairs the committee to oversee the implementation of CareShield Life. He joined the Civil Service in 1990 and held various appointments in the Ministry of National Development, Ministry of Manpower and Central Provident Fund Board. He received the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2014.
Other confirmed speakers so far include
- Chen Weibo, Director, Actuarial Services, Gen Re Shanghai
- Colin Priest, Senior Director of Product Marketing, DataRobot
- Prof Kwong Koon Shing, School of Economics, Singapore Management University
- Leong Minhao, Insurance Analytics Actuary, TAL Australia
- Rebecca Deegan, South East Asia Representative of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)
- Dr Shivani Sarwal, Executive Director – Product Development Underwriting, SEA Markets, Reinsurance Group of America (RGA)
- Dr Tan Geok Leng, CEO, AIDA Technologies
- Vincent Lepez, Deputy CEO of Asia Pacific SCOR Global Life Asia Pacific
Visit https://www.actuaries.org.sg/?q=node/19116 for the full agenda, confirmed speakers, and registration information!