Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

September 14, 2009 08:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: 16th International Conference of Social Security Actuaries and Statisticians Hosted by the Office of the Chief Actuary (OCA) of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2009) -

Attention: Business/Financial Editors



Date: September, 16th to 18th, 2009

Time: Various media availabilities

Where: L'Orangerie Room, Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario.


Media accreditation will be required on site. Accreditation contact listed below.

A number of presenters will be available to media following their respective speeches/round table discussions.

Programme highlights:

- Round table moderated by Robert Brown, Chair of the International Actuarial Association's Social Security Committee, and including Nicholas Barr, Professor of Public Economics at the London School of Economics, Michael Cichon of the International Labour Office and a representative of the World Bank.

- Keynote speech: The Canadian pension model - moving from sustainability to sufficiency, by David Denison, President and CEO, CPP Investment Board.

- Keynote speech: Life-expectancy links - the quiet revolution in pension policy, by Edward Whitehouse, Head of Pension Policy Analysis, Social Policy Division. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

- Keynote speech: Optimal financing and self-adjusting mechanisms for sustainable retirement systems, by Anne Drouin, Chief, International Financial and Actuarial Services, International Labour Office.

- Keynote speech: Demographic and economic assumptions used in actuarial valuation of 14 social security and pension schemes, by Pierre Plamondon, Chief Actuary, The Quebec Pension Board, Canada.

More conference details are available at the following link: http://www.issa.int/aiss/News-Events/Events/16th-International-Conference-of-Social-Security-Actuaries-and-Statisticians

The Office of the Chief Actuary operates independently within the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) and provides actuarial services for key government plans and programs such as the CPP, Old Age Security, Canada Student Loans Program, and pension and benefit plans that cover public servants, members of Parliament, and the Canadian Forces among other groups.

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