March 2017 | Honorary Doctorate for Paul Embrechts
Prof. Paul Embrechts, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zurich, was recently awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by City, University of London. The award was given in recognition of Prof. Embrechts’ “outstanding leadership, pioneering research in the field of actuarial mathematics and quantitative risk management and his contribution to higher education”.
March 2017 | Walter Saxer Insurance Prize
Again, this year's Award Ceremony was part of the ETH Risk Center Spring 2017 Seminar Series and Prof. Joël Wagner, University of Lausanne gave a talk on "Long-Term Care Models".
March 2016 | Walter Saxer Insurance Prize
This year's Award Ceremony was part of the ETH Risk Center Spring 2016 Seminar Series and Prof. Hans Gersbach gave a talk on "Insurance and Reinsurance of the Financial System".
November 2015 | The Swiss Risk and Insurance Forum
Old-Age Provision: Past, Present, Future
The conference is supported through the ETH Risk Center and several Risk Center Professors contributed to it:
September 2015 | Risk Day at ETH
The ETH Risk Day is a mini-Conference on Risk Management in Finance and Insurance. The yearly “Risk Day” conference at ETH is intended as a platform of dialogue between leading academia and leading practitioners on current topics of risk management in banking and insurance.