EAA e-Conference on Data Science & Data Ethics 2024

14 May 2024, online
Organised by the EAA – European Actuarial Academy GmbH

In an era marked by unprecedented technological advancements, the actuarial landscape has experienced profound transformations. The exponential growth of computational power and the abundance of data have converged and provide an exciting opportunity for the actuarial profession to redefine its boundaries and explore the ethical implications of this new field.

The role of actuaries is evolving at an incredible pace but remains incompletely defined. We are at a crucial point where a new understanding of the possibilities of actuarial science and its ethical obligations needs to be created.

The European Actuarial Academy (EAA), renowned for its commitment to excellence in actuarial training and CPD activities in Europe, is thrilled to announce its already 5th e-Conference, centered around the captivating theme of ‚Data Science & Data Ethics‘.

Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2024.
Format: An exclusively virtual event, allowing live attendance via Zoom.
Audience: Mostly European actuaries and data science professionals eager to learn and exchange insights.

Discover the latest in actuarial Data Science at the annual e-Conference on ‚Data Science & Data Ethics‘. Join industry experts to keep yourself informed of the most recent technical solutions and best practices. This e-Conference provides an excellent opportunity for professionals in the field to connect, exchange ideas, and stay up to date with developments in data science and data ethics.

Registration & Early Bird Offer

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this exciting event and to gain a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges presented by Data Science and Data Ethics in the world of actuarial science.

Register now and take advantage of the early booking offer valid until 14 March 2024.
All details and registration form can be found online here.


The program blends keynote speeches featuring insights from renowned experts with selected talks delivered by professionals participating through a call for speakers, providing a diverse range of perspectives and food for thought.

09:30 – 09:40

Henning Wergen, EAA

09:40 – 10:40

AI and the Global Profession

Charles Cowling, Mercer | IAA President

10:40 – 11:00


11:00 – 11:30

Data Ethics & AI: Best Practices for Actuaries
Cathal Leahy / Laura Rossi, Deloitte Ireland

11:40 – 12:10

Contradictio in Terminus: Explainable AI?
Gerrit Jan van den Brink / Steef Peters, The Hague University of Applied Sciences

12:20 – 12:50

Prediction of Health Care Insurance Expenses using Machine Learning and Artificial Neural Network
Liana Barsoumian / Re-Mi Hage, Notre Dame University – Louaize

12:50 – 13:50


13:50 – 14:50

ActuaryGPT: Applications of Large Language Models to Insurance and Actuarial Work

Caesar Balona, Old Mutual Insure

15:00 – 15:30

Nudging, Dark Patterns and Human Autonomy
Frank Grossmann, Linden Grove Group

15:30 – 15:50


15:50 – 16:20

Quantifying Uncertainty for AI-based Solvency Capital Estimation
Mark-Oliver Wolf, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM

16:30 – 17:00

The Role of Data Management and Governance in AI Decision-Making
Douglas B. Laney, West Monroe Partners


Henning Wergen, EAA

The one-day live programme will be complemented by recorded presentations. The following topic(s) will be presented:

How Inflation and 10-year Bond Yield Forecasting with Computer Science (AI) Could Support Pension Funds
Ljudmila Bertschi / Mauro Triulzi, allea Ltd (Consultants and Actuaries)

Thank you to the sponsor of this years e-Conference:

Oliver Wyman is a global management consulting firm. Founded in New York City in 1984, the firm currently has more than 70 offices in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific, employing over 7,000 professionals. It ranks among the best strategy consulting firms in the world in terms of prestige, growth, and employee satisfaction. Its dedicated Actuarial practice is an industry-leading actuarial advisory firm with presences in 8 European locations, serving a wide range of clients in the Life and P&C space.