Institute of Actuaries of India has announced “Weather Hackathon January 2020.”
This is the first-ever hackathon to be organized by the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) and it is open to IAI students, Associates, and fellow members. The hackathon is centered around the theme of “Climate change and sustainability.”
Decimal Point Analytics has been instrumental in providing the technical support needed by the IAI team to launch the hackathon project. The project was a result of close collaboration between IAI and Decimal Point Analytics and was completed in just two weeks.
Free registration for the hackathon has already started. Individual and team participation is allowed in the challenge, a maximum of 3 members are allowed in a team. Top 3 teams stand a chance to win a cash prize. Winners will be declared on 29th Feb’20
Click on the link to register for the hackathon https://iai.decimalpointanalytics.com/
About the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI)
IAI is a statutory body established under The Actuaries Act 2006 (35 of 2006) for regulation of profession of Actuaries in India. The provisions of the said Act have come into force from 10thday of November 2006, in terms of the notification dated 8th November 2006, issued by the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs. As a consequence of this, the erstwhile Actuarial Society of India was dissolved and all the Assets and Liabilities of the Actuarial Society of India were transferred to, and vested in, the Institute of Actuaries of India constituted under Section 3 of the Actuaries Act, 2006. The erstwhile Actuarial Society of India (ASI) was established in September 1944. Since 1979 the ASI has been a Full Member of International Actuarial Association (an umbrella organizations to all actuarial bodies across the world) and is actively involved in its affairs. In 1982, the ASI was registered under Registration of Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act XXI of 1860 and also under Bombay Public Charitable Trust Act, 1950. In 1989, the ASI started examinations up to Associate level, and in 1991, started conducting Fellowship level examination leading to professional qualification of an actuary, till then the accreditation was based on Institute of Actuaries, London examinations (now Institute and Faculty of Actuaries).
Visit the website at http://www.actuariesindia.org/
About Decimal Point Analytics
Decimal Point Analytics is a financial research and analytics company incorporated in 2003 with headquarters at Mumbai. It is an independent, management-owned company, which provides actionable analytics to financial services companies. It offers customized solutions to investment management businesses that address specific challenges. It enables these customers to supplement their operations with additional resources and augment research processes using Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies like Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Big Data.
Decimal Point Analytics has presence across four global locations including the United States, UK and India.