Workshop on Financial Engineering for Actuarial MathematicsMarch 5, 2007
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
May 4-6, 2007.
Program: The workshop is aimed at researchers working at the interface of finance and insurance, including probabilists, financial mathematicians, and actuaries. Conference themes include insurance pricing and hedging; risk measures; event and mortality risk in insurance markets; insurance contract design; interest rate methods in actuarial applications. Registration is free, but space is limited.
Invited Speakers: Tomas Björk (Stockholm School of Economics), Andrew Cairns (Heriot-Watt), Sam Cox (Georgia State), Mary Hardy (Waterloo), Bruce Jones (Western Ontario), Moshe Milevsky (York), Martin Schweizer(ETH), Elias Shiu (Iowa), Shaun Wang (Georgia State), Thaleia Zariphopoulou (UT Austin).
Sponsorship and Travel Awards: Sponsored by NSF, ERM-II and University of Michigan Department of Mathematics. Funds are available for partial support of travel expenses for graduate students and junior faculty.