Annual Meeting & Exhibit

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


October 20 - 23, 2013


San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA

Registration is now closed. The SOA Customer Service Center is available to assist you Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT. Please call 888.697.3900.

Sponsored in cooperation with the American Academy of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

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Influence. Inspire. Impact.

Once a year you get the opportunity to join with close to 2,000 actuarial professionals to take part in the SOA Annual Meeting—an event created with your influence, inspiration, input and insight. This event is by actuaries, for actuaries.

You are one of the more than 23,000 SOA members who breathe life into our organization, the profession, this meeting. You are the professional interest section members, the volunteers, the actuarial leaders who make the SOA and the SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit interesting and inspirational.

You influence session ideas. You coordinate. You present. You make an impact. This is your meeting.

This is the one meeting where you get it all: Inspirational speakers like Dan Roam, author of the international bestseller The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures, who will help you visualize solutions to vexing issues. Take part in more than 100 sessions, on more than 100 topics. Sessions presented by nearly 300 experts on hot issues you told us are important to you and your career, everything from health care reform, risk and retirement to distribution economics, hedging and regulatory updates More than 25 networking opportunities to connect with your peers on the latest solutions to new challenges happening in your interest area and your profession.

Earn up to 17.40 CPD credits!

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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.