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November 2020 Newsletter

To help with these shorter winter days the SIAS committee has a lot planned over the coming month with two free social events, two health & wellbeing activities and an excellent talk all in the diary. Read on to find out more and book your place!

Social event: SIAS Welcomes new members and old
18th November, 6.30pm - Online Board Games

With the lockdown in full swing, why not spend some of your evening wherever you are playing a range of online Board Games?

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SIAS is holding its first health and wellbeing events by having 2 online Yoga classes.  The first will be for intermediate Yogis, the second for beginners.  It will be £2 for members, £3 for non-members.

24th November, 6.00pm
Intermediate Yoga with Ruta
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1st December, 6.00pm
Beginner Yoga with Veronica
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16th December, 6.00pm
Christmas Origami

Struggling for those last Christmas present ideas? Learn to make at least one “Christmas” themed origami piece at our next Origami session

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Pub Quiz

Look out for the sale of tickets towards the end of November for the 2021 SIAS Pub quiz which will be online on 26th January.  Price will be £4 for members, £5 for non-members.  There will be prizes for the top 3 teams and more prize categories for team names this year so be creative!

Emerging opportunities in longevity data science

On 3rd November Jo Young and Jack Bowles from EY presented to our SIAS members the latest in the world of ESG investing with a focus on the data metrics required to optimise results. As always we have a special congratulations to Bethan Goddard and Konrad Farrugia who won champagne prizes for best contributions from a Student and Fellow.

Our next talk will be on 2nd December from 6.00pm, when Douglas Anderson and Mark Sharkey  will present a series of case studies to illustrate how new techniques are enabling richer analysis, creating multi-disciplinary interactions with fellow professionals. This talk is particularly useful for actuarial students and actuaries looking for a career change.

Further details and registration to the event are available on our website.

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