Data Science is rapidly developing and quickly becoming an essential tool for modelling and statistical investigations. It opens up a world of data discovery, data visualisation and predictive power. Therefore, there has never been a better time to explore the benefits of data science.
Join us in Cape Town for a networking evening, aimed to explore, by way of a practical example, some of the benefits of data science
The event aims to:
Help one get set up and started with coding by looking at some of the basics.
Explore an example of data analysis and visualisation
Explore an example project of fitting a loss distribution to a set of data.
Discuss the importance of model validation and peer reviews
The webinar explored how digital transformation impacts the role of finance and actuarial.
Guest speakers included; Jeremy Wood (CEO and Founder of Legerity), Mark Miller (IFRS Global Lead at Legerity), Jean Rea (KPMG Ireland), Mike Wilson (ditto & RegTech Markets) and Valerie du Preez (Dupro/Actuartech).
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and the Royal Statistical Society have worked together to jointly produce a new ethical framework for their members and practitioners working in the field of data science. See here for more information.