APRIA Past President and current Board of Governor member Bill Rabel shared some of the activities at the University of Alabama:
- Alabama Insurance Day 2018 was held on October 10 and attended by more than 350 executives and professionals. A list of the outstanding speakers and other features can be found at:
- Students played a key role in the event, serving as hosts and introducing the speakers. Next year’s I-Day will be held on Wednesday, October 16, and all faculty and full-time students from throughout the world are invited to attend free of charge.
- The University of Alabama was designated a Global Center for Insurance Excellence by the International Insurance Society. Bill Rabel received the award at the Global Insurance Forum in Berlin (see above photo).
The “Peking University CCISSR Forum 2019”, hosted by China Center for Insurance and Social Security Research (CCISSR) of Peking University, will be held at Peking University (Beijing, China) in mid-April 2019. The annual forum will bring together academic experts, industry elites and senior policymakers in insurance, social security, risk management and related fields. It provides a platform for sharing ideas, information and research.
We invite theoretical, empirical and policy oriented unpublished research papers (in English or mandarin) related to insurance, social security and risk management to be submitted to the forum. Please send the paper to firstname.lastname@example.org by e-mail in word or pdf format as attachment no later than March 15th, 2019. We will send a confirmation email within two working days. If the author failed to receive a confirmation email, please get in contact with us. We will organize a committee to review the papers anonymously, and the results will be notified by the end of March, 2019. The authors of the selected papers will be invited to participate in the forum to present paper. We will also select two outstanding papers for the “CCISSR Forum Paper of the Year Award”.
The link (https://econ.pku.edu.cn/docs/20181109145241251205.docx) provides a template of paper format we suggest. Please limit the length of paper to 15,000 words if it’s written in mandarin, and 9,000 words if it’s in English. In order to facilitate a smooth review process, please make sure to submit the paper in accordance with the format template. Papers presented in the forum will be included in the CCISSR Forum Report, upon agreement from authors. For more information about the forum, please check our website (https://econ.pku.edu.cn/ccissr/).