Society of Actuaries Candidate Connect—Chicago


May 20, 2016


Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Chicago, IL


9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


This SOA Candidate Connect event is tailored for actuarial candidates pursuing the ASA designation, providing candidates with information, inspiration and networking opportunities. The full-day program is packed with informative sessions and networking opportunities. You will:

  • Gain insights into the actuarial profession and the industry from top-notch speakers
  • Learn about what qualities employers are seeking and how to prepare for your actuarial career
  • Build your professional network by connecting with SOA members, fellow candidates and employer representatives

Who should attend

Pre-ASA candidates who are taking SOA exams to attain the Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation. Whether you are a student, career changer, job seeker or entry-level actuary, Candidate Connect is committed to supporting future actuaries on their path to becoming an actuary.

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Registration fees

The SOA will sponsor candidate attendance and waives meeting costs, however please be advised a $10 administrative fee will be charged upon registration. Attendees are responsible for their transportation and lodging.

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Thanks to the Chicago Actuarial Association for their support of Candidate Connect.




Demonstrating the listening, writing and speaking skills required to effectively address diverse technical and nontechnical audiences in both formal and informal settings.

Professional Values

Adhering to standards of professional conduct and practice where all business interactions are based on a foundation of integrity, honesty and impartiality.

External Forces & Industry Knowledge

Identifying and incorporating the implications of economic, social, regulatory, geo-political and business changes into the design and delivery of actuarial solutions.


Initiating, innovating, inspiring, creating or otherwise acting to influence others regardless of level or role toward a common goal.

Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration

Creating mutually beneficial relationships and work processes toward a common goal.

Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Applying the actuarial knowledge, skills and judgment required to provide value-added services.

Strategic Insight & Integration

Anticipating trends and strategically aligning actuarial practice with broader organizational business goals.

Results-Oriented Solutions

Providing effective problem solving that addresses relevant interests and needs.