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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Scroll through the choices below. If you see something that interests you, click on the topic to see the available episodes.

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

Closed

SOA Reserves Seminars: A Comprehensive Look at U.S. Reserving Principles for Traditional Life Insurance

May 31, 2017

Chicago, IL

CPD: 8.40
EA: N/A

    Closed

    SOA Reserves Seminars: A Comprehensive Look at U.S. Reserving Principles for Universal Life Insurance: Fixed, Indexed and Variable

    June 01, 2017

    Chicago, IL

    CPD: 8.40
    EA: N/A

    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    SOA Candidate Connect – Montreal, Quebec

    June 02, 2017

    Montreal, QC

    CPD: N/A
    EA: N/A

      Closed

      SOA Reserves Seminars: A Comprehensive Look at U.S. Reserving Principles for Deferred Annuities: Fixed, Indexed and Variable

      June 02, 2017

      Chicago, IL

      CPD: 8.40
      EA: N/A

      • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
      Health Meeting

      June 12 - 14, 2017

      Hollywood, FL

      CPD: 18.00
      EA: N/A

        SOA Candidate Connect – Health Meeting

        June 12, 2017

        Hollywood, FL

        CPD: N/A
        EA: N/A

          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
          Actuarial Teaching Conference

          June 26 - 27, 2017

          Pittsburgh, PA

          CPD: TBD
          EA: TBD

            7th SimErgy ERM Boot Camp

            June 26 - 27, 2017

            New York, NY

            CPD: TBD
            EA: N/A

              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
              2017 Professionalism in Practice Course – Shanghai

              June 30, 2017

              Shanghai, China

              CPD: 3.00
              EA: N/A

              • Professional Values
              The SOA Asia-Pacific Annual Symposium

              July 06 - 07, 2017

              Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

              CPD: TBD
              EA: TBD

              • Communication
              • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
              • Leadership
              • Professional Values
              • Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration
              • Results-Oriented Solutions
              • Strategic Insight and Integration
              • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
              ARC

              July 26 - 29, 2017

              Atlanta, GA

              CPD: TBD
              EA: TBD

                Underwriting Issues & Innovation Seminar

                July 30 - August 01, 2017

                Chicago, IL

                CPD: TBD
                EA: TBD

                • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                Health Predictive Analytics Seminar (Chicago)

                August 07 - 08, 2017

                Chicago, IL

                CPD: 14.40
                EA: N/A

                • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                • Strategic Insight and Integration
                • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                • Results-Oriented Solutions
                Life and Annuity Reinsurance Seminar

                August 14 - 15, 2017

                New York, NY

                CPD: TBD
                EA: N/A

                • Results-Oriented Solutions
                Valuation Actuary Symposium

                August 28 - 29, 2017

                San Antonio, TX

                CPD: 14.10
                EA: N/A

                  Predictive Analytics Symposium

                  September 14 - 15, 2017

                  Chicago, IL

                  CPD: TBD
                  EA: TBD

                    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

                        Bridging the Gap Series (pre-EBIG Conference seminar)

                        November 05, 2017

                        Baltimore, MD

                        CPD: TBD
                        EA: N/A

                          Health Boot Camps

                          November 06 - 07, 2017

                          New Orleans, LA

                          CPD: TBD
                          EA: TBD

                            Equity-Based Insurance Guarantees Conference

                            November 06 - 07, 2017

                            Baltimore, MD

                            CPD: TBD
                            EA: N/A

                              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
                              Developments in DC Plans Webcast

                              June 06, 2017

                              CPD: 1.80
                              EA: 1.80 Non-Core

                              • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                              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
                              V79 – Why Health Actuaries Need to Care About Public Health

                              June 13, 2017

                              CPD: 1.50
                              EA: N/A

                              • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                              V102 – The Alphabet Soup of Risk Protection - ORSA & ERM

                              June 13, 2017

                              CPD: 1.50
                              EA: N/A

                              • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                              Actuarial Entrepreneurs: Virtual Town Hall Meeting with Patrick McGinnis, author of The 10% Entrepreneur

                              June 20, 2017

                              CPD: 1.20
                              EA: N/A

                              • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                              • Strategic Insight and Integration
                              Sensitivity Testing and Setting Margins Webcast

                              June 27, 2017

                              CPD: 1.80
                              EA: N/A

                              • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                              Beg, Borrow and Steal — Innovations Around the World Webcast

                              June 28, 2017

                              CPD: 1.50
                              EA: N/A

                              • Strategic Insight and Integration
                              Actuaries and Insurance Core Principles Webcast

                              July 11, 2017

                              CPD: 1.80
                              EA: N/A

                              • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                              Innovation in Life & Annuities Webcast

                              July 13, 2017

                              CPD: 1.80
                              EA: N/A

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

                              July 18, 2017

                              CPD: 1.80
                              EA: N/A

                              • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
                              SOA Retirement Research Results (TBD)

                              August 10, 2017

                              CPD: 1.80
                              EA: TBD

                                Understanding VM-20 Earnings Results Webcast

                                August 18, 2017

                                CPD: 1.80
                                EA: N/A

                                  Accelerated Underwriting Webcast

                                  September 20, 2017

                                  CPD: TBD
                                  EA: TBD

                                    Pension Accounting Trends

                                    October 04, 2017

                                    CPD: 1.80
                                    EA: TBD

                                      Lifetime Income & Annuitization Options

                                      November 29, 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
                                        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
                                        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
                                          V23 – Annuity 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