The Actuaries Institute hosted the All Actuaries Summit from 1-3 May 2024 on the Gold Coast, both in-person and virtually. 

For three full days, actuaries from every practice area came together to explore topical industry issues, discuss new advancements in our profession, face future challenges head on, and deep dive into the new technological possibilities of the future.  


Browse our incredible Summit photography — can you spot yourself?

Ann Sherry Summit

Day One — Wednesday 1 May

Day Two — Thursday 2 May
Summit 2024 Gala Dinner

Day Two, Gala Dinner — Thursday 2 May
Day three Summit 2024

Day Three — Friday 3 May


We're pleased to announce that the winner of the randomised All Actuaries Summit 2024 Delegate Survey competition was Marco Welgemoed. Congratulations, Marco!

Ann Sherry AO

Keynote speaker: Ann Sherry AO

Ann is one of Australia's leading business executives with a career that spans Government, Banking and Cruise Tourism.  She is an active philanthropist with a passion for improving opportunities and removing barriers for women in STEM and sport, and supporting opportunities for Indigenous Australians.  

Ann is the Chair of UNICEF Australia, Enero Group, the Port of Townsville and Queensland Airports Limited.  She is the Chancellor of Queensland University of Technology, a Non-executive Director of National Australia Bank and a Member of Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.  

Beginning her working life as a Radiographer, Ann became First Assistant Secretary of the Office of the Status of Women in Canberra before moving to the banking sector initially in HR roles, then in CEO roles with Westpac NZ, the Bank of Melbourne and most recently with Carnival Australia.    

The Australian Government awarded Ann the Centenary Medal in 2001 and in 2004 she was awarded an Order of Australia. In 2015 Ann was named as the overall winner of the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Award.

Sophie Scott OAM
Keynote speaker: Sophie Scott OAM
Award winning broadcaster, international speaker, author on maximising human potential, mental health and mindset.

Sophie Scott OAM is an award-winning broadcast journalist, international speaker and educator specialising in maximising human potential, mental health and mindset. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Notre Dame University Medical School lecturing in science communication. Sophie empowers individuals, leaders and teams with the tools to prevent burnout, manage their mental health and communicate with impact. Her goal is to help as many people as possible maximise their human potential and so they can thrive at work and at home. 

Sophie has written two books: Live a Longer Life (ABC Books) and Road Testing Happiness (HarperCollins) and has won numerous awards for her journalism including the prestigious Eureka Award for science and medical journalism. She is an Advisory Board Member of the Australian National Mental Health Prize and sits on the advisory board on stigma at National Mental Health Commission and the University of Melbourne’s Contemplative Studies Centre. She is an ambassador for Bowel Cancer Australia, Pain Australia and is a patient reviewer for the British Medical Journal.

About the theme: Think bigger, live better 

What are the big ideas changing lives and shaping societies in 2024 and beyond? Find out at the 2024 All-Actuaries Summit.

Our plenary sessions will examine the big issues – climate, health, data, and the consumer. They’ll draw on visionary thinkers from technology, retail, biosciences, and other broader realms, so you can see the world and its opportunities more vividly. Our concurrent sessions will package up the practical and technical insights that you need to better serve your clients, grow your business, work smarter, and ultimately live better.

Take advantage of IDSS 2023 Early Bird rates before the End of Financial year!

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