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

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

Closed

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
Optimizing Financial Risk Sharing in an Integrated Delivery System

October 27, 2017

CPD: 1.50
EA: N/A

  • Results-Oriented Solutions
  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
  • Strategic Insight and Integration
Introduction to Technological Tools and Workflows for Big Data Analytics Webcast

October 30, 2017

CPD: 1.80
EA: N/A

  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
Get Real: EQ and Radical, Emotional, Analytical Leadership Webcast

November 01, 2017

CPD: 1.80
EA: N/A

  • Leadership
Valuation Actuary Health Webcast Series

November 02, 2017

CPD: TBD
EA: N/A

    SOA Longevity Webcast Series: Understanding the Basics of Mortality Modeling with the Lee-Carter Model Webcast

    November 03, 2017

    CPD: 1.80
    EA: 1.80 Non-Core

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

    November 09, 2017

    CPD: 1.80
    EA: N/A

    • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    Valuation Actuary Health Webcast Series - Day 2

    November 17, 2017

    CPD: TBD
    EA: TBD

      Redefining the Role of Reinsurance in a PBR World

      November 28, 2017

      CPD: 1.80
      EA: N/A

        Lifetime Income and Annuitization Options Webcast

        November 29, 2017

        CPD: 1.80
        EA: 1.80 Non-Core

        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        Replacing the ACA: Designs for Alternative Health Programs

        November 30, 2017

        CPD: 1.80
        EA: N/A

        • Strategic Insight and Integration
        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

        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        Fixed Annuity PBR Webcast

        December 13, 2017

        CPD: 1.80
        EA: N/A

        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        Investment Risk and Public Pension Plans: The Pension Simulation Project of the Rockefeller Institute of Government Webcast

        December 15, 2017

        CPD: 1.80
        EA: 1.80 Noncore

        • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
        • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
        Valuation Actuary Health Webcast Series Day 3

        December 19, 2017

        CPD: TBD
        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
          Influence Training for Actuaries Seminar

          October 15, 2017

          Boston, MA

          CPD: 7.20
          EA: N/A

          • Communication
          • Leadership
          • Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration
          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
          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
          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
          Accelerated Underwriting and Simplified Issue/New Underwriting Webcast

          September 20, 2017

          CPD: 1.50
          EA: N/A

          • Results-Oriented Solutions
          Pension De-Risking Glide Paths: Foundations, Considerations, Implementation Webcast

          September 19, 2017

          CPD: 1.50
          EA: 1.50 Noncore

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

            May 10, 2017

            Seattle, WA

            CPD: 9.60
            EA: N/A

            • Results-Oriented Solutions
            • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
            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
            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
            V12 – Life 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

              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