Meetings, Seminars and Symposia

Below you'll find a list of upcoming SOA meetings, seminars and symposia. From major SOA meetings that cover a broad range of topics to SOA seminars focusing on specific practice areas or industries---there's sure to be an SOA event you'll want to attend.

Scroll through the SOA meetings, seminars and symposia choices. If you see something that interests you, click on the title to learn more. View non-SOA events that may be of interest on the Other Actuarial Events calendar.

Why participate in an SOA event?

  • Hear from expert presenters and speakers.
  • Backed by the largest professional actuarial organization in the world.
  • Earn valuable CPD credits.
  • Network with actuaries from around the globe.

Webcasts and Virtual Sessions

Below you'll find a list of upcoming SOA webcasts and virtual sessions. Earn CPD and participate in these SOA events virtually.

  • SOA virtual sessions are broadcasts of a live session during an SOA conference. As a virtual session participant, you'll attend live via streaming video and audio. A slideshow is usually included, as well. You're encouraged to interact by submitting questions for live response during the session.
  • SOA webcasts occur in real-time and allow participants to listen to the speakers and view a slide presentation. Telephone-based audio is also available. Webcasts usually include a live question and answer period at the end of the presentation.

Scroll through the SOA webcast and virtual session choices below. If you see something that interests you, click on the title to learn more.

Why participate in an SOA event?

  • Hear from expert presenters and speakers.
  • Backed by the largest professional actuarial organization in the world.
  • Earn valuable CPD credits.

Professional Development E-Courses

All SOA e-course content focuses on professional development opportunities for your career as an actuary. Ultimately, it's your responsibility to make a reasonable, good-faith determination of the continuing education opportunities that will enhance your ability to practice in a desired field. With so many e-course options to choose from, selecting e-courses that will help guide the development of your career should be an enjoyable task.

Notes:

  • SOA e-courses are for professional development. They're not intended to substitute for any professionalism requirements for the ASA, CERA or FSA credentials. If you wish to register for an e-learning module to attain a designation, please visit the e-learning module Web page .

Podcasts

SOA podcasts offer unique content, such as the reading of an important article or paper, summaries of SOA meetings or sessions, interviews with keynote speakers and presenters from SOA events, as well as group discussions that involve several participants.

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Recordings and Past Presentations

Miss an SOA meeting or session? Need a copy of a particularly valuable session? Or just want to learn from industry professionals at your own pace and get updated information on the latest important issues? Below you'll find a list of SOA recordings and past presentations. These may also include PDF files of presentations from past SOA conferences, symposia, meetings and seminars. Final programs, session descriptions and presenter lists are also available for select events.

Scroll through the SOA recordings and past presentation choices. If you see something that interests you, click on the title to learn more or to purchase.

 

Items prior to 2016

For presentations and live event recordings, visit Archived Presentations .

For webcasts and virtual sessions, visit Webcast & Virtual Session Recordings .

 

Website Disclaimer: In an effort to maintain only relevant and current professional development content, the SOA no longer provides access to symposium and meeting presentations that are more than three years old.

 

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Event Name Credit Competencies
The Supplemental Health & Protection Conference

September 25 - 27, 2017

Baltimore, MD

CPD: 14.70
EA: N/A

  • Communication
  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Professional Values
  • Results-Oriented Solutions
  • Strategic Insight and Integration
  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
The 5th Annual Midwest Actuarial Student Conference (MASC)

September 29 - 30, 2017

Coralville, IA

CPD: 
EA:

    Health Predictive Analytics Seminar (Philadelphia)

    October 02 - 03, 2017

    Philadelphia, PA

    CPD: 14.40
    EA: N/A

    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Results-Oriented Solutions
    • Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    Investment Boot Camp for Pension Actuaries

    October 03, 2017

    Philadelphia, PA

    CPD: 7.20
    EA: 7.20 Non-core

    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Results-Oriented Solutions
    SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit

    October 15 - 18, 2017

    Boston, MA

    CPD: TBD
    EA: TBD

      Influence Training for Actuaries Seminar

      October 15, 2017

      Boston, MA

      CPD: 7.20
      EA:

      • Communication
      • Leadership
      • Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration
      SOA Candidate Connect - Boston

      October 18, 2017

      Boston, MA

      CPD: N/A
      EA: N/A

        Bridging the Gap: Stochastic-On-Stochastic Generators and Their Application to the Proposed C3P2/AG43 Changes (pre-conference seminar)

        November 05, 2017

        Baltimore, MD

        CPD: 4.20
        EA: N/A

        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
        • Strategic Insight and Integration
        • Results-Oriented Solutions
        Advanced Commercial Pricing Boot Camp for Health Actuaries

        November 06 - 07, 2017

        New Orleans, LA

        CPD: 19.20
        EA: N/A

        • Professional Values
        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
        Equity-Based Insurance Guarantees Conference

        November 06 - 07, 2017

        Baltimore, MD

        CPD: 12.30
        EA: N/A

        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
        • Strategic Insight and Integration
        • Results-Oriented Solutions
        Medicare Advantage—Part C Pricing for MA-PD Plans Boot Camp for Health Actuaries

        November 06 - 07, 2017

        New Orleans, LA

        CPD: 13.50
        EA: N/A

        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        • Professional Values
        • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
        Provider Risk Sharing Boot Camp for Health Actuaries

        November 06 - 07, 2017

        New Orleans, LA

        CPD: 19.20
        EA: N/A

        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        • Professional Values
        • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
        Advanced Business Analytics

        November 28 - 30, 2017

        Chicago, IL

        CPD: 24.00
        EA: N/A

        • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
        • Strategic Insight and Integration
        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        • Results-Oriented Solutions
        Event Name Credit Competencies

        Closed

        Accelerated Underwriting and Simplified Issue/New Underwriting Webcast

        September 20, 2017

        CPD: 1.50
        EA: N/A

        • Results-Oriented Solutions
        Energy Leadership Webcast: Discover an Innovative Tool for Faster Peak Performance

        September 26, 2017

        CPD: 1.80
        EA: N/A

        • Leadership
        Live Listening Tour Webcast with President Jerry Brown and President-Elect Mike Lombardi

        September 27, 2017

        CPD: N/A
        EA: N/A

          The Small Company Perspective on Cyber Security: Virtual Town Hall Meeting

          September 27, 2017

          CPD: 1.20
          EA: N/A

          • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
          • Leadership
          Whispers from the Annual Statement Webcast

          September 28, 2017

          CPD: 1.80
          EA: N/A

          • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
          • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
          • Strategic Insight and Integration
          Trends and Hot Topics in Pension Accounting for Corporate Plans Webcast

          October 04, 2017

          CPD: 1.80
          EA: 1.80 Non-Core

          • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
          What Canadian Actuaries Can Leverage from U.S. Pension Risk Transfer Strategies Webcast

          October 05, 2017

          CPD: 1.80
          EA: 1.80 Non-Core

          • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
          • Strategic Insight and Integration
          Joint CIA and SOA Webcast: Provisions for Adverse Deviations in Pension Funding Valuations

          October 11, 2017

          CPD: 
          EA:

            V42 – Health Care Under Trump Virtual Session

            October 16, 2017

            CPD: 1.50
            EA: N/A

            • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
            V55 – IFRS 17: “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” Virtual Session

            October 16, 2017

            CPD: 1.50
            EA: N/A

            • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
            V136 – Update on the Recent Developments and Financial Status of U.S. Social Security Virtual Session

            October 17, 2017

            CPD: 1.50
            EA: 1.50 Noncore

            • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
            V118 – VM-20 Impact on Product Development: Research Study Phase 2 Virtual Session

            October 17, 2017

            CPD: 1.50
            EA: N/A

            • Results-Oriented Solutions
            Lifetime Income & Annuitization Options

            November 29, 2017

            CPD: 1.80
            EA: TBD

              Claims Fraud: Impact on LTC Results Webcast

              December 07, 2017

              CPD: 1.80
              EA: N/A

              • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
              • Results-Oriented Solutions
              • Strategic Insight and Integration
              2017 Year-End Financial Reporting Considerations Webcast

              December 12, 2017

              CPD: 1.80
              EA: N/A

                Investment Risk and Public Pension Plans: The Pension Simulation Project of the Rockefeller Institute of Government Webcast

                December 15, 2017

                CPD: 1.80
                EA: TBD

                  General Credit Competencies
                  Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance and ERM Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Applications of Statistical Techniques for Professional Development Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Decision Making and Communication Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • Communication
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  Enterprise Risk Management Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Financial Modeling Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Financial Reporting Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Fundamentals of Actuarial Practice (FAP) Structured Credit: 15.00
                  • Communication
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Professional Values
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Health Foundations Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • Professional Values
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  PBR Professional Development Series Structured Credit: 6.00
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  Pricing, Reserving and Forecasting Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • Leadership
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Regulation and Taxation Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Regulation and Taxation (Hong Kong Version) Structured Credit: 7.50 units
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Regulation and Taxation (Taiwan) 課程已於2013年12月18日隆重推出台灣繁體中文版。報名及有關詳情,請參閱以下資訊及網址。 Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Social Insurance Structured Credit: 7.50
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Straight Talk: Effectively Communicating with a Non-Technical Audience Structured Credit: 2.00
                  • Communication
                  Professionalism Credit Competencies
                  Applying Professionalism Worldwide Structured Credit: 3.00
                  • Professional Values
                  Professionalism in Practice: Precept 10 Structured Credit: 3.00
                  • Professional Values
                  Professionalism in Practice: Precept 13 Structured Credit: 3.00
                  • Professional Values
                  Professionalism in Practice: Precept 2 Structured Credit: 3.00
                  • Professional Values
                  Professionalism in Practice: Precept 3 Structured Credit: 3.00
                  • Professional Values
                  Event Name Credit Competencies
                  Predictive Analytics Symposium

                  September 14 - 15, 2017

                  Chicago, IL

                  CPD: 10.00
                  EA: N/A

                  • Communication
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Innovative Models for Projecting ACA Risk Adjustment Transfer Webcast

                  September 06, 2017

                  CPD: 1.50
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  Explaining Extremes in the Context of a Changing Climate

                  August 30, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  The Evolution of ORSA: Through 2017 and Beyond Webcast

                  August 24, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  Bayesian Estimation Webcast

                  August 23, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  What’s Driving Interest Rates?

                  August 22, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  Understanding VM-20 Results Webcast

                  August 18, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  Insights and Evolution of Actuarial Model Governance Webcast

                  August 16, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  Communicating Model Results Webcast

                  August 15, 2017

                  CPD: 1.50
                  EA: N/A

                  • Communication
                  • Professional Values
                  Proposed IRS Mortality Regulations and Credibility Theory Webcast

                  August 10, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: 1.80 Core

                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Advanced Training for Microsoft ® Excel: Making Data Cleanup Easy Webcast

                  August 09, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Underwriting Issues & Innovation Seminar

                  July 30 - August 01, 2017

                  Chicago, IL

                  CPD: TBD
                  EA: TBD

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  The FASB’s Targeted Improvements to U.S. GAAP for Long Duration Insurance Contracts Webcast

                  July 18, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  Actuaries and Insurance Core Principles Webcast

                  July 11, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  The SOA China Annual Symposium

                  June 29 - 30, 2017

                  Shanghai, China

                  CPD: TBD
                  EA: TBD

                  • Communication
                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  • Leadership
                  • Professional Values
                  • Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  Beg, Borrow and Steal — Innovations Around the World Webcast

                  June 28, 2017

                  CPD: 1.50
                  EA: N/A

                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  Sensitivity Testing and Setting Margins Webcast

                  June 27, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  Best Actuarial Practices in Health Studies Seminar

                  June 14 - 15, 2017

                  Hollywood, FL

                  CPD: 9.60
                  EA: N/A

                  • Communication
                  • Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration
                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  • Strategic Insight and Integration
                  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                  V102 – The Alphabet Soup of Risk Protection - ORSA & ERM

                  June 13, 2017

                  CPD: 1.50
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  V79 – Why Health Actuaries Need to Care About Public Health

                  June 13, 2017

                  CPD: 1.50
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  V42 – Best Practices in Health Insurer and Provider Risk Adjustment Programs

                  June 12, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • Results-Oriented Solutions
                  V29 – Health Regulatory Updates - Non-ACA Products

                  June 12, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                  • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                  Health Meeting

                  June 12 - 14, 2017

                  Hollywood, FL

                  CPD: 18.00
                  EA: N/A

                    Developments in DC Plans Webcast

                    June 06, 2017

                    CPD: 1.80
                    EA: 1.80 Non-Core

                    • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                    Municipal Bankruptcy and Public Pensions Webcast

                    May 25, 2017

                    CPD: 1.80
                    EA: 1.80 Non-Core

                    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                    • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                    Indexed Annuity Pricing Considerations Webcast

                    May 24, 2017

                    CPD: 1.80
                    EA:

                    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                    Preparation and Review of ACA Rate Filings Webcast

                    May 19, 2017

                    CPD: 1.50
                    EA: N/A

                    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                    Pet Insurance Webcast

                    May 15, 2017

                    CPD: 1.80
                    EA: N/A

                    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                    SOA Longevity Webcast Series: Approaches for Managing Institutional Longevity Risk Webcast

                    May 11, 2017

                    CPD: 1.80
                    EA: 1.80 Non-Core

                    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                    The New Valuation Manual and the Life Product Development Actuary Seminar

                    May 10, 2017

                    Seattle, WA

                    CPD: 6.40
                    EA: N/A

                    • Results-Oriented Solutions
                    • Strategic Insight and Integration
                    Practical Predictive Analytics Seminar

                    May 10, 2017

                    Seattle, WA

                    CPD: 9.60
                    EA: N/A

                    • Results-Oriented Solutions
                    • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                    V63 – Platform Conversion: Considerations, Principles and Implications Virtual Session

                    May 09, 2017

                    CPD: 1.50
                    EA: N/A

                    • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                    V51 – VM31 – PBR Actuarial Report – Which ASOPs Matter? Virtual Session

                    May 09, 2017

                    CPD: 1.50
                    EA: N/A

                    • Professional Values
                    V23 – Annuity Product Update Virtual Session

                    May 08, 2017

                    CPD: 1.50
                    EA: n/a

                    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                    Life & Annuity Symposium

                    May 08 - 09, 2017

                    Seattle, WA

                    CPD: 14.10
                    EA: N/A

                      V12 – Life Product Update Virtual Session

                      May 08, 2017

                      CPD: 1.50
                      EA: N/A

                      • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                      A Global Perspective of Risk Managed Funds

                      May 02, 2017

                      CPD: 1.50
                      EA: N/A

                      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                      Professionalism and Actuarial Models Webcast Recording

                      April 27, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: N/A

                      • Professional Values
                      Medicaid Past and Present Webcast

                      April 25, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: N/A

                      • Strategic Insight and Integration
                      GLTD 2016 Termination Study: Introduction to New Variables

                      April 20, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: N/A

                      • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                      • Strategic Insight and Integration
                      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                      Pension Modeling & Scenario Analysis Webcast

                      April 19, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: 1.80 Non-Core

                      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                      Insurance Analytics with Machine Learning: A Primer for Actuaries Webcast

                      April 05, 2017

                      CPD: 1.50
                      EA: N/A

                      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                      Projecting the ACA’s Impact on Self-Insurance in the Small Group Market Webcast

                      April 04, 2017

                      CPD: 1.50
                      EA: N/A

                      • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                      • Strategic Insight and Integration
                      GAAP Basics – Universal Life Webcast

                      March 30, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: N/A

                      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                      GAAP Basics – Deferred Annuities Webcast

                      March 29, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: N/A

                      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                      Walking the Tightrope: Balancing Professionalism in Uncertain Times Webcast

                      March 23, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: N/A

                      • Professional Values
                      Financial Economics and the Management of Public Pension Plans: A Critical Response Webcast

                      March 17, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: 1.80 Noncore

                      • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                      GLTD 2016 Termination Study: Analysis of Results Webcast

                      March 15, 2017

                      CPD: 1.50
                      EA: N/A

                      • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                      Assessing Counterparty Exposure and Collateral Needs Webcast

                      March 14, 2017

                      CPD: 1.80
                      EA: N/A

                      • Strategic Insight and Integration
                      Investment Symposium

                      March 09 - 10, 2017

                      Chicago, IL

                      CPD: 12.60
                      EA: TBD

                        Individual and Small Group Markets: An Actuarial Perspective on the Proposed Market Changes Webcast

                        March 02, 2017

                        CPD: 1.80
                        EA: N/A

                        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                        • Strategic Insight and Integration
                        Financial Stress in the Defined Benefit System Webcast

                        February 14, 2017

                        CPD: 1.80
                        EA: 1.80 Noncore

                        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                        The GLTD 2016 Termination Study: Overview and Initial Results Webcast

                        January 24, 2017

                        CPD: 1.50
                        EA: N/A

                        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                        Long-Term Care Insurance: The SOA’s Pricing Project Webcast

                        January 17, 2017

                        CPD: 1.80
                        EA: N/A

                        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                        Getting Models in Shape for PBR Webcast

                        January 10, 2017

                        CPD: 1.80
                        EA: N/A

                        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                        Living to 100 Symposium

                        January 04 - 06, 2017

                        Orlando, FL

                        CPD: 22.20
                        EA: N/A