News and Events

News and Events

Seminars and Events

Throughout the year, the department holds a number of specialised seminars for staff and PhD students. These seminars attract some of the top researchers in actuarial studies, quantitative finance and business analytics from within Australia and internationally.

Any changes to the date, time or location will be updated. Please contact Katie West via email katie.west@mq.edu.au for any further details.

Upcoming Events - 2019

EventDateDetailsLocation
Financial Risk Day 2019Friday 29 March 2019, 9am - 6pmFor more details, visit the event websiteMacquarie University City Campus
Level 24, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney
3rd Australasian Commodity Markets ConferenceThursday 4 April - Friday 5 April 2019For more details, visit the event websiteMacquarie University City Campus
Level 24, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney

Past Events

EventDateDetailsLocation
Australasian Actuarial Education and Research Symposium (AAERS)Wednesday 5 December - Thursday 6 December 2018 For more details, visit the event websiteMacquarie University City Campus
Level 24, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney

Upcoming Seminars - Semester 1 2019

Date/TimeSpeakerTopicLocation
Wed 30 January 2019Jaime Casassus, Catholic University of ChileAdjusted Money's Worth Ratios in Life Annuities4ER
Room 623
Wed 13 February 2019Research Morning Tea: ASBA Department membersResearch Morning Tea: presentations on research ideas and projects4ER
Room 523
Wed 27 February 2019Marco Wilkens, University of AugsbergCarbon Risk4ER
Room 623
Wed 27 March 2019Rudi Zagst, The Technical University of MunichBehavioral Finance Driven Investment Strategies4ER
Room 623
Wed 10 April 2019Gareth Peters, Heriott-Watt UniversityTBC4ER
Room 623
Wed 1 May 2019Geoff Warren, The Australian National UniversityUsing and choosing utility functions in portfolio construction and product design4ER
Room 623
Wed 8 May 2019Research Morning Tea: ASBA Department membersTBC4ER
Room 623
Wed 22 May 2019Marcel Scharth, University of SydneyCausal Inference using Machine Learning4ER
Room 623
Wed 29 May 2019Juri Hinz, University of Technology SydneyTBC4ER
Room 623
Wed 5 June 2019Daniël Hemant Linders, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignTBC4ER, Room 623
Wed 12 June 2019Thomas Bernhardt, Heriot-Watt UniversityTBC4ER, Room 623

Past Seminars

Date/TimeSpeakerTopicLocation
Wed 14 November 2018Mogens Steffenson
University of Denmark
Consumption-Investment-Insurance Problems4ER
Room 623
Wed 7 November 2018 (x 2)Chi Truong
Macquarie University 
Stefan Trueck
Macquarie University
A Bayesian Real Options Model for Adaptation to Catastrophic Risk under Climate Change Uncertainty (Chi Truong)

Power Purchase Agreements and Solar Securitization: Modelling Risk Factors and Returns (Stefan Trueck)
4ER
Room 523
Wed 31 October 2018Katja Ignatieva
UNSW
Credit portfolio loss: Assessing the Number of Defaults with Generalised Pareto Distributions and Survival Archimedean Copulas4ER
Room 623
Wed 29 August 2018Hume Wiznar
Macquarie University
P-values, Interocular tests, Effects size and my slow conversion to Bayesian thinking4ER
Room 623
Wed 22 August 2018 Marcel Kleiber
Leipniz Universität Hannover
Modeling Traffic Accidents Caused by Random Misperception4ER
Room 623
Wed 8 August 2018Professor Stan Uryasev
University of Florida
Risk Management with POE, VaR, CVaR, and bPOE: Applications in Finance

4ER
Room 623

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