Conferences, Seminars and Visits

Conferences & Workshops

2021
The Social Consequences of Algorithmic Forecast in Insurance, Medicine and Policing Bologna, Italy
Workshop on Applications of Mean Field Games: from Models to Practice Chicago, IL, US
2020
MODCOV19-CNRS Paris, France
Modèles épidémiologiques pour analyse coût-efficacité sous incertitude
Machine learning for economists and applied social scientists Halifax, Canada (plenary speaker)
Machine Learning in Actuarial Science & Insurance
Actuarial and Financial Mathematics Conference (AFMATH) Brussels, Belgium (invited speaker)
Online International Conference in Actuarial science, data science and finance (OICA) Lyon, France
Modeling Joint Lives within Families
Canadian Statistical Society (SSC) Carleton, Canada (session organiser on "Predictive analytics in Actuarial Science")
Insurance: Mathematics & Economics (IME) Montréal, Canada
2019
Risk Analytics Conference, University of Illinois, Chicago, U.S.A. (keynote speaker)
UCSB InsurTech Summit, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A. (keynote speaker)
Natural Catastrophe Economics Workshop, Risk Center, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (invited speaker)
How to Estimate the Occurrence Probability of Natural Catastrophes
100% Data Science (Institut des Actuaires) Paris, France
Third International Congress on Actuarial Science and Quantitative Finance Manizales, Colombia (invited speaker)
2018
XXVIIIth International Biometric Conference, Barcelona, Spain (invited session)
European R Users Meeting, Budapest , Hungary (invited speaker)
Collaborative Genealogical Data in Demography Ecole Thématique sur l’Evaluation des Politiques Publiques, Aussois, France (invited speaker)
Evaluation du prejudice corporel en assurance automobile
2017
Big data empirics and policy analysis, Bank of England, London, UK (keynote speaker)
Insurance: Risk Pooling or Price Segmentation (keynote speaker)
Artificial Intelligence for fintech and insurtech , Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France (invited speaker)
New challenges in the measurement of economic inequalities and injustices , Aix-Marseille, France
CartoStats, Paris Diderot, France
La ville en économie (invited speaker)
Dependence Modelling with Applications in Finance and Insurance, Athens, Greece
Actuarial Pricing Game
Comprendre et Anticiper la Révolution du Numérique en Assurance, Caen, France
Statistical Learning and Data Science, Rotterdam, Netherlands (invited speaker)
Quantile and Expectile regressions
Sciences XXL, INED Paris, France (invited speaker)
Démographie Participative
2016
3rd International MACroeconomics workshop (IMAC), Rennes, France
Ordinal and Multidimensional Inequalities, Montpellier, France
Droit des données personnelles, Amiens, France
3rd EAJ Conference, Lyon, France
ICABE 2016 - International Conference on Applied Business and Economics, Paris, France
Equilibria for Insurance Covers of Natural Catastrophes on Heterogeneous Regions
Big Data : la recherche s’expose, Paris, France
Tarification en assurance dans un contexte concurrentiel
Rencontres de l'Actuariat, Paris, France
Actuariat & Données
Centre for Central Banking Studies, London, UK
Econometric Models and Statistical Learning Techniques (keynote speaker)
Asociación Española de Gerencia de Riesgos y Seguros Summer School, Barcelona, Spain
Data Science & Big Data for Actuaries (keynote speaker)
Colloque Extremes, copulas & actuarial science, Luminy, France
Probit transformation for nonparametric kernel estimation of the copula
6th BreizhCamp, Rennes, France (keynote speaker)
Economics, with Computers
Data Day, Niort, France
2015
Actuariat & Data Science, Paris, France
Pricing Game
Big Data & Environment, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Granularity Issues on Climatic Time Series (invited speaker)
IA|BE Summer School, Louvain, Belgium
Big Data and Machine Learning with an Actuarial Perspective
ACP meeting , Leuven, Belgium
Data Science: from Small to Big Data
Journées de Statistiques , Lille, France
Probit transformation for nonparametric kernel estimation of the copula density
22nd International Forecasting Financial Markets Conference , Rennes, France
2014
Insurance & Finance Colloquium, Le Mans, France
Non- and semi-parametric inference for risk measures
R in Insurance, London, UK
Getting into Bayesian Wizardry... (with the eyes of a muggle actuary)
SSC annual conference, Toronto, Canada
Quantiles Estimation from Heavy Tailed Distribution
Mathematical Finance Days, HEC Montréal, Canada
Quantiles Estimation from Heavy Tailed Distribution
2013
Borders, Walls and Security Conference, Montréal, Canada
World Social Science Forum (UNESCO), Montréal, Canada
Mathematical Finance Days, HEC Montréal, Canada
Advanced methods in trees
2012
6th R/Rmetrics Meielisalp Workshop & Summer School on Computational Finance and Financial Engineering, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Actuarial Science with: life insurance & actuarial notations mortality tables nonlife insurance
Journées de la Société Canadienne de Sciences Economiques, Montréal, Canada
Modeling dynamic incentives an application to basketball
Mathematical Finance Days, HEC Montréal, Canada
Bivariate Count Time Series in Finance and Risk Management
Québec-Ontario Workshop on Insurance Mathematics , Toronto, Canada
2011
Changement climatique et gestion des risques, Lyon, France
Modeling heat-waves: return period for non-stationary extremes
Québec-Ontario Workshop on Insurance Mathematics , Montréal, Canada
Uncertainty in Claims Reserving
Journées de la Société canadienne de sciences économiques , Sherbrooke, Canada
Insurance of Natural Catastrophes When Should Government Intervene ?
2010
Journées d'Etudes Statistique, Luminy, France
Copulas , Insurance and Risk Measures
IA-Lyon Summer School, Lyon, France
Solvency II' newspeak 'one year uncertainty for IBNR' : the boostrap approach
Financial Risks International Forum, Paris, France
2009
Assessment and Mitigation of Emerging Risks, Paris, France
Emerging risks: an actuarial perspective
R.I.S.K. Symposium, Paris, France
Incertitude des régimes des retraites
Workshop Finance & Insurance, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Estimation of quantile related risk measures
Analyse spatiotemporelle des risques, Grenoble, France
Workshop on Actuarial Science, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
IBNR: quantification of uncertainty
Dynamic and multivariate risk measures, Paris, France
Tails of Archimedean Copulas
2008
7th International Workshop on Rare Event Simulation (RESIM), Rennes, France
Optimal Reinsurance with ruin probability target
Asterisk, Lyon, France
Optimal Reinsurance with ruin probability target
Summer School of the Groupe Consultatif Actuariel Européen, Lyon, France
Copulas, risk dependence and applications to Solvency II
International Workshop on Applied Probability, Compiègne, France
Dynamic dependence ordering for Archimedean copulas
Evaluation et couverture du risque extrême, Paris, France
Tails of Archimedean copulas
Journées de Statistiques, Ottawa, Canada
Tails of Archimedean copulas
(session organiser on "Copulas")
Public Economics At the Regional and Local level in Europe, Rennes, France
Actuarial and Financial Mathematics Conference (interplay between Finance and Insurance), Brussels, Belgium
Pricing catastrophe options in incomplete markets
2007
Journées de Statistique, Angers, France
Quantile estimation and optimal portfolios
Gemeinsame Jahrestagung der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung und der Gesellschaft für Didaktik der Mathematik, Berlin, Germany
The estimation of copulas : theory and pratice
Journées Extraction et gestion des connaissances, Namur, Belgium
Actuariat et Datamining : Prise en compte des dépendances
Insurance and Adaptation to Climate Change, Paris, France
Insurance and reinsurance markets, and climate risks
2006
Insurance Mathematics & Economics, Leuven, Belgium
Tails of Archimedean Copulas
Journées de Statistique, Paris, France
Tails of Archimedean Copulas
2005
Journées de la Statistique Rennaise, Rennes, France
Multivariate Extremes
Insurance Mathematics and Economics, Québec, Canada
Multivariate Extremes
Extreme values, copulas and applications day, Montréal, Canada
Multivariate Extremes with Copulas
Conference Statistique sur données dépendantes, Paris, France
Multivariate Extremes with Copulas
2004
Journées de la Statistique Rennaise, Rennes, France
Multivariate Extremes
Journées de Statistique, Montpellier, France
Multivariate Extremes
3rd Conference in Actuarial Science & Finance, Samos, Greece
Multivariate Extremes
Dependence Modeling: Statistical theory and applications in finance and insurance, Montréal, Canada
Tail distribution and dependence measures
2003
Statistical issues in actuarial risk modeling: Dependence modeling and detrending, EURANDOM, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherland
Dependence in Tail Distributions
ASTIN Colloqium, Berlin, Germany
Tail distribution and dependence measures
Insurance Mathematics and Economics, Lyon, France
Tail distribution and dependence measures

Visits

(> 1 week)
2019
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, US
visiting Mike Ludkovski

2018
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
visiting Montserrat Guillen

Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Italy
visiting Raffaello Seri
2017
Harvard University, U.S.
visiting Christine Choirat & Pierre Jacob
2016
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
visiting Montserrat Guillen
2014
Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas, Guanajuato, Mexico
visiting Victor Rivero
2013
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte , Brazil
visiting Renato Assunção
2009
Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas, Guanajuato, Mexico
visiting Victor Rivero

Seminars

2020
Science Po (TransNum), Paris, France
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, US
University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia
Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE), Marseille, France
European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS), France
Paris Machine Learning Group, France
CMAP, École Polytechnique, France
AICS, Toronto, Canada
HEC Montréal, Canada
2019
Banque de France, Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR), Paris, France
Chaire Pari, Paris, France
ESSEC, Paris, France
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, US
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, US
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
UQAM, Montreal, Canada
Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
2018
UQAM, Montreal, Canada
Telecom ParisTech, France
Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Varese, Italy
2017
ESSEC, Paris, France
Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.
Université de Caen, France
2016
Université Paris Diderot, France
2015
Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
2014
GERAD, Montréal, Canada
Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas, Guanajuato, Mexico
2013
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Society of Actuaries, Chicago, IL, US
Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands
HEC Lausanne, Switzerland
2012
GeoTop Montréal, Canada
2011
Université Laval, Quebec, Canada (x3)
2010
HEC Montréal, Canada
Mc Gill University, Montréal, Canada
Université Rennes 1, France
2009
ESSEC, Paris, France
Université de Montpellier, France
Université de Brest, France
2008
Université de Rennes 1, France
Université de Nantes, France
Université Pierrre & Marie Currie, Paris, France
Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands
2007
Université de Toulouse 1, France
Imperial College, London, UK
PSE ENS Cachan, Paris, France
Université de Grenoble, France
Université Paris Nanterre, France
Université de Compiègne, France
2006
Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile
ENSAI, Rennes, France
PSE Paris Sorbonne, France
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Institut de mathématiques appliqués, Angers, France
2005
ENSAI, Rennes, France
2004
Université Paris 1, France
CREST, Paris, France
Université Paris Dauphine, France
2003
Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgique

Practitioners


2019
TD Insurance, Montréal, Canada
2018
SCOR, Beaune, France
Rencontres Mutualistes
AON Benfield, Paris, France
Journée du marché
BNP Parribas Cardif, Paris, France
COVEA, Paris, France
Groupe de Travail Chaire Actinfo
2017
Institut des Actuaires, Paris, France
Groupe de Travail Big Data
COVEA, Paris, France
Groupe de Travail Chaire Actinfo
2016
Generali, Paris, France
Data science conference
COVEA, Paris, France
Groupe de Travail Chaire Actinfo
2015
AXA Group, Paris, Istambul, Singapore
Data Science for Actuaries Training
Institut des Actuaires, Paris, France
Groupe de Travail Big Data
2013
Institut des Actuaires, Paris, France
Groupe de Travail Big Data
Society of Actuaries, Chicago, IL, US
Predictive Modeling, webinar
2011
Desjardins, Montréal, Canada
Reserving Seminar
2010
Milliman, Paris, France
Reserving Seminar
SCOR, Paris, France
Life/Non Life Actuarial Seminar
AXA, Paris, France
Nonlife Claims Reserving
COVEA, Paris, France
Nonlife Claims Reserving
2008
Generali, Paris, France
Risk Measures & Solvency II
2007
EDF, Paris, France
Risk Measures & Copula Modeling
AXA Risk College, Paris, France
Catastrophe Modeling

Popular Conferences


2019
Journée de la Recherche, Faculté des Sciences, UQAM, Montréal, Canada
2018
Form@Doct, Université de Bretagne Loire , Rennes, France
Communication scientifique : nouveaux visages, nouvelles frontières
2016
Mathématiques Populaires, Rennes, France
Mathématiques & Économie
Rendez-vous Parlementaires de Bretagne sur l’Economie Numérique, Rennes, France
Données et Economie
2014
Coeur des Sciences, UQAM, Montréal, Canada
À qui appartient le pôle nord
Big Brother, Big Data
2010
Biennale d'Art Contemporain, (Ateliers de Rennes), France
Le futur et ses risques

Organization


2021
3rd Insurance Data Science conference, London (organising/scientific committee)
2019
36th Meeting of the Canadian Econometric Study Group, Montréal (scientific committee)
Machine Learning Econometrics
Atlantic Causal Inference Conference, Montréal (poster judge)
2018
Workshop on data science for actuarial applications, Paris (ACTINFO Chair, with Chairs at Univ. Lyon 1, organizer)
Workshop on multivariate inequalities (ANR), Rennes
2016-2018
Groupe de Travail, Rennes
Risk, inequalities and redistribution
2012
Journées de Statistiques, Brussels (scientific committee)
2009
UseR!, Rennes (scientific committee)