International Symposium on Applied Mathematics and Statistics in Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics and Risk Management

The 1st International Symposium on Applied Mathematics and Statistics in Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics and Risk Management (ISAM2017) will be co-located at ICoRAST2017 on 7 – 8 November 2017 at Novotel Melaka, Malaysia.

Theme

Transforming Theories into Practical Solutions

Sub-themes

ISAM welcomes research papers covering, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Actuarial Science
    • Actuarial modeling and statistical methods
    • Issues in takaful models
    • Longevity risk and survival model
    • Big data and machine learning in insurance
    • Predictive modeling
    • Pension and social securities
  • Risk Management
    • Enterprise risk management
    • Financial risk management
    • Risk appetite, risk awareness and risk culture of an organisation
    • Shariah compliant risk management
    • New and emerging risks (for example: cyber, environment, tropical diseases, epidemic, weather etc.)
    • New tools, methods or techniques to identify, measure and manage risks or uncertainties
    • Risk pricing
    • Big data and risks
    • Actuarial role in managing and  communicating risks and uncertainties
    • Insurance or takaful for specific risks
    • Aging/mortality/longevity risks
    • Retirement planning/product
    • Healthcare planning/product/risks/costs
    • Annuity
    • Pension
    • Financial and investment management for insurance companies and takaful operators
    • Product development risks
    • Regulation, legislation and political risks
    • Solvency
  • Financial Mathematics
    • Stochastic control and investment
    • Asset pricing
    • Financial econometrics
    • Mathematical and statistical modelling
    • Portfolio optimization
    • Stochastic differential equation
    • Derivative pricing
    • Financial engineering
    • Economics/financial crisis
    • Market dynamics and prediction
  • Mathematics and Statistics
    • Applied mathematics
    • Applied statistics
    • Applied econometrics
    • Time series
    • Forecasting analysis
    • Numerical algorithms

Submit your paper via our submissions page. Visit our registration and fees page for further information.

Invited Speakers

To be confirmed – check back for updates!

Technical Advisory Committee

Prof. Dr. Zaidi Isa,
School of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Noriszura Ismail,
School of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Professor Dr. Zafar Ahsan,
Department of Mathematics, Aligarh Muslim University, India

Professor Dr. Mohamed M.S. Nasser,
Dept. of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University 

Associate Professor Dr. Muhamad Safiih Lola,
School of Informatics and Applied Mathematics,  Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Associate Professor Dr. Norlida Abdul Manab,
Department of Banking and Risk Management, School of Economics, Finance and Banking, Universiti Utara Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr. Sohail Chand,
College of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences. University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan

Associate Professor Dr. Saiful Hafizah Jamaan,
School of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Assistant Professor Dr. Wong Voon Hee,

Department of Mathematical and Actuarial Sciences, Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Dr. Haslifah Hashim,
Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex, United Kingdom

Dr. Shaiful Anuar,
Institute Of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty Of Science, Universiti Malaya

Dr. Rubayah Yakob, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Dr. Zailan Siri,
Institute Of Mathematical Sciences. Faculty Of Science, Universiti Malaya 

Dr. Che Mohd. Imran,
School of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Dr. S. Sharifah Radiah Shariff,
Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam, Malaysia

Dr. Zamira Hasanah Zamzuri,
School of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Dr. Fatimah Noor Harun,
School of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Dr. Syerrina Zakaria,
School of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Dr. Nurin Haniah Asmuni,
Centre of Actuarial Science Studies, Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam, Malaysia

Local Organising Committee

ISAM Chairman: Norazmir Mohd Nordin, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
JK Actuarial Science: Dr. Mohd. Fadzli Mohd. Fuzi, Dr. Rose Irnawaty Ibrahim
JK Risk Management: Dr. Rabihah Md. Sum, En.Norazmir Mohd. Nordin
JK Financial Mathematics: Dr. Noriszarina Ishak, Dr. Karmila Hanim Kamil
JK Mathematics/Statistics: Dr. Arif Asraf Mohd, Yunus, Dr. Azrul Azim Mohd. Yunus
Secretary: Dr. Siti Raihana Hamzah