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
SOA Candidate Connect – Valuation Actuary Symposium

August 28, 2017

San Antonio, TX

CPD: N/A
EA: N/A

    Valuation Actuary Symposium

    August 28 - 29, 2017

    San Antonio, TX

    CPD: 14.10
    EA: N/A

      The SOA Predictive Analytics Seminar

      September 08, 2017

      Seoul, South Korea

      CPD: 6.40
      EA: N/A

      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
      • Results-Oriented Solutions
      • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
      • 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
      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
            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
            Equity-Based Insurance Guarantees Conference

            November 06 - 07, 2017

            Baltimore, MD

            CPD: TBD
            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
            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

            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

            Closed

            Bayesian Estimation Webcast

            August 23, 2017

            CPD: 1.80
            EA: N/A

            • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
            • Results-Oriented Solutions
            The Evolution of ORSA: Through 2017 and Beyond Webcast

            August 24, 2017

            CPD: 1.80
            EA: N/A

            • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
            V23 – PBR for the Procrastinator – What You Should be Doing Now Even if You Decided to Wait Virtual Session

            August 28, 2017

            CPD: 1.80
            EA: N/A

            • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
            V13 – Statutory Life and Annuity Issues Virtual Session

            August 28, 2017

            CPD: 1.80
            EA: N/A

            • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
            V70 – Health-Focused Market Conduct Exams: Why Actuaries Should Care Virtual Session

            August 29, 2017

            CPD: 1.80
            EA: N/A

            • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
            V61 – IFRS 17 – “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” Virtual Session

            August 29, 2017

            CPD: 1.80
            EA: N/A

            • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
            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
            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
            SOA Candidate Connect Webcast: ASA Changes Update

            September 13, 2017

            CPD: 
            EA:

              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
              Accelerated Underwriting Webcast

              September 20, 2017

              CPD: TBD
              EA: TBD

                Energy Leadership Webcast: Discover an Innovative Tool for Faster Peak Performance

                September 26, 2017

                CPD: 1.80
                EA: N/A

                • Leadership
                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
                Lifetime Income & Annuitization Options

                November 29, 2017

                CPD: 1.80
                EA: TBD

                  Long-Term Care Insurance Fraud Webcast

                  December 07, 2017

                  CPD: 1.80
                  EA: N/A

                    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
                        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
                        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
                        Health Meeting

                        June 12 - 14, 2017

                        Hollywood, FL

                        CPD: 18.00
                        EA: N/A

                          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
                          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
                          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