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IFRS Training Program for the Industry Senior Managers


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With the participation of the CII Vice President in Planning & Development and some of the insurance company CEO’s and board members, the first session of the training program on the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) was held at IRC on August 6, according to PRIAO.

Referring to the significance of advancing insurance knowledge and the participation of senior managers in t (Countinue ....)

The Future of Auto Insurance and Artificial Intelligence Tools


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On August 5, 2019, a workshop was set up at IRC concerning the effect of AI tools on the auto insurance prospect with a particular focus on the introduction of these AI tools used for collecting data regarding the driver behavior and road features.

The workshop session was intended for maintaining the liaison between the insurance industry and the academic researchers and helping the industry l (Countinue ....)

Global and Domestic Futurology Practices in Latest Future Studies Workshop


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In the prospective national futurology program, the emphasis will be on the traditional models in which avoiding any reference to new technologies is highly recommended.

This is what Dr. Chaparak, the leader of the latest run of the future studies workshop said to the audience yesterday morning at IRC.

Many participants including the Head of IRC, IRC faculty members, and some experts from th (Countinue ....)

Sponsored Dissertations Are Digitally Accessible


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The Library, Scientific Documents and Publication Office of IRC has digitally published all of its sponsored dissertations for more convenient use of the public audience.

More than 900 dissertations are uploaded at the dedicated library website of IRC where each dissertation file is readable for only the first 10 pages and the rest are accessible for in-person use. However, the IRC personnel ar (Countinue ....)

Insurance Companies Form Consortium to Enter Agriculture Insurance Business


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On July 29, 2019, a technical forum was held about a research project on the insurable commercial risks in the agriculture sector.

Targeting the present opportunities in the agriculture sector for the commercial insurance companies, the forum discussions revolved around the agriculture sector risks and its classifications, the contributory factors in delivering agriculture insurance products, (Countinue ....)

Takaful Products in Iran: A Need Analysis and Feasibility Study


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A research project aimed at analyzing the needs and the possibility of offering takaful products in Sunni populated regions in Iran is now part of IRC’s research agenda. Proposed by the Supervisory and Regulatory Authority of I.R. of Iran (Bimeh Markazi), the project is intended to develop the insurance industry and to increase the insurance penetration rate in the country, according to PRIAO, I (Countinue ....)

“IRC Help Build and Develop Innovation Ecosystems in the Insurance Industry” Zarrabieh


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With the aim of meeting the objectives of the industry liaison office at IRC, the first forum was held with Mr Ahmad Reza Zarrabieh, CEO of Saman Insurance Co. with the participation of Dr. Kordbacheh, Head of IRC, his deputies and IRC faculty members on July 27, 2019.

The goal of the forum was to reflect on the current status of IRC at the industry and its prospective plans and programs for ke (Countinue ....)

Future Studies Workshop Hosted At IRC


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Today morning, future studies workshop was conducted at IRC and the general model for its application at the insurance industry was extensively explicated.

In this workshop where insurance industry experts had participated, the preconditions for any future study such as setting the overarching goals and decisions were discussed. Also, using a mixed method and based on developing scenarios, the (Countinue ....)

Preliminary Remarks on Geometric Methods in Financial Computation


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On July 16, 2019, a seminar was held on the use of geometric methods in financial computation with an introduction to the two static and dynamic methods and their superiority to the previous methods.

Dr. Boheiraee, the seminar leader highlighted the issues with the previous computation methods and referred to the multidimensional geometric computations as the best solution available, according (Countinue ....)

Industry Liaison Office to Be Established at IRC


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On July 15, 2019, the Head of Insurance Research Center officially announced the formation of an industry liaison office (ILO) in his visit with the industry professionals and experts.

With reference to the goals of the foundation of ILO, Dr. Kordbacheh said: “Along with the assertions of the President of Central Insurance of I.R. Iran, this office is to be established in order to identify th (Countinue ....)

Insurance Horizon Vol. 33 Released


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The 33rd volume of the bilingual Insurance Horizon magazine features auto insurance industry and its recent developments in Iran and the world.

According to a report by PRIAO, the Persian section of the bimonthly magazine includes 8 interviews with the Iranian insurance industry experts and activists who discuss auto industry from various perspectives.

This section also comprises of severa (Countinue ....)

Seminar on Usage-Based Insurance and Road Safety at IRC


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On July 13, 2019, a seminar on usage-based insurance (UBI) was held at Insurance Research Center with many participants from the academia and industry, according to PRIAO, IRC.

Usage-based insurance is gaining momentum throughout the world and several benefits have been identified for its proper implementation such as reduction of reckless behaviors, less fuel consumption, potential cost-saving (Countinue ....)

Partnering with the Industry Expanded: Six Areas of Collaboration between IRC and Kosar Insurance Co.


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On July 8, 2019, in line with furthering collaboration with the insurance industry, IRC and Kosar Insurance Co. sat to discuss bilateral cooperation areas.

In this meeting where the Head of IRC, Dr. Kordbacheh, CEO of Kosar Insurance, Dr. Mashalchi, and their deputies had participated, six areas of collaboration including IFRS-based accounting, NAT CAT insurance, new research projects, customer (Countinue ....)

The 4th Futurology Workshop Held at IRC


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The fourth workshop in row on the futures studies in the insurance industry was held at IRC with the key speaker and trainer, Dr. Mostafa Mehr Aeen, Research Fellow at National Research Institute for Science Policy (NRISP). He discussed the futures studies from the philosophical and sociological perspectives and was received positively by the participants.

Emphasizing on the fact that the futur (Countinue ....)

IRC Head Visits Iran and Parsian Insurance Companies


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July 3, 2019 - With the aim of promoting the ambitions of the “Society and Industry Liaison and Innovation Office”, today morning, Dr. Kordbacheh had a visit with the CEO’s of Iran Insurance Co. and Parsian Insurance Co. in separate occasions.

According to PRIAO report, in these meetings, the necessity of a systematic relationship between IRC and the industry and society was thoroughly di (Countinue ....)

IRC and Novin Insurance Co. Expand Relationship


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On July 1, 2019, the Head of IRC and CEO of Novin Insurance Company sat for bilateral talks.

In this meeting that was held at Novin Insurance Company, Dr. Kordbacheh, Head of IRC and Mr. Karimkhan Zand, CEO of Novin Insurance Company and their respective deputies participated. The most significant themes of the talks revolved around training professional human resources through more interaction (Countinue ....)

First Futurology Workshop Set Up at Insurance Research Center


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On Tuesday June 19, 2019, the first workshop was held on futurology at Insurance Research Center. The main theme of this scenario building workshop revolved around introducing the future studies at the insurance industry and familiarizing the industry with the futurology science and its methodologies.

In the inauguration ceremony attended by experts from Bimeh Markazi, insurance companies, and (Countinue ....)

IRC Signed MOU with the Investment Company on Innovation Initiatives


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In the inauguration ceremony of the first insurance innovation center for the industry, an MOU was signed with Saramad Andookhtehsazan Farda Investment Company with the aim of bringing technical experiences for furthering more applied collaborations. In this occasion, Dr. Hamid Kordbacheh, Head of IRC and Hussein Alimi, the CEO of S.A.F. Investment Company inked the MOU.

The memorandum of under (Countinue ....)

IRC and ECOI Inked MOU


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On June 2, 2019, Insurance Research Center and ECO College of Insurance signed an MOU at IRC where Dr. Hamid Kordbacheh, Head of IRC and Dr. Atousa Goudarzi, Dean of ECOI and their deputies participated.

Referring to the significance of academic synergy required for the insurance industry, Dr. Kordbacheh, in the formal ceremony of the MOU signing, said: “Given the prime focus of ECOI on insur (Countinue ....)

Overarching Theme for the 26th N-CoID Chosen


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“Increasing Insurance Penetration Rate: Challenges and Strategies” is what the 26th National Conference on Insurance and Development (N-CoID) will be about.

Each year on December, N-CoID is held on the National Day of Insurance where more than two thousand insurance activists from across the country join to discuss the main topics of interest.

From among several other themes, the aforem (Countinue ....)

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