June 2017

GI PD Opportunities Update

The following is a listing of recent and upcoming professional development (PD) opportunities with significant GI relevant content.

Recent SOA sponsored PD relevant to GI included:

  • Insurance Analytics with Machine Learning: A Primer for Actuaries Webcast, April 6, 2017
  • 2017 Enterprise Risk Management Symposium (New Orleans), April 20–21, 2017 [SOA as co-sponsor]
  • Pet Insurance Webcast, May 15, 2017
  • Actuaries Climate Index Webcast, May 18, 2017 [SOA as co-sponsor]
  • V102 – The Alphabet Soup of Risk Protection—ORSA & ERM, June 13, 2017

Upcoming SOA sponsored PD with topics relevant to GI include:

  • 7th SimErgy ERM Boot Camp (New York), June 26–27, 2017
  • The SOA China Annual Symposium (Shanghai, China), June 29–30, 2017
  • The SOA Asia-Pacific Annual Symposium (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), July 6–7, 2017
  • 52nd Actuarial Research Conference (Atlanta), July 26–29, 2017
  • Predictive Analytics Symposium (Chicago), Sept. 14–15, 2017
  • SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit (Boston), Oct. 15–18, 2017
  • Advanced Business Analytics (Chicago), Nov. 28–30, 2017

Also, remember that the SOA offers E-courses and webcast recordings for PD. Some of these are relevant to GI, such as:

  • Applications of Statistical Techniques for Professional Development E-course
  • Enterprise Risk Management E-course
  • Insurance Analytics with Machine Learning: A Primer for Actuaries Webcast Recording

In addition to offerings from the SOA, there are plenty of GI PD opportunities from other sources. For example:

  • In June, the European Actuarial Academy is presenting a webinar on Natural Catastrophe Modelling.
  • In August, Panama City Panama is the host of the International Actuarial Association 2017 ASTIN AFIR-ERM Colloquia. 
  • In September, The Canadian Institute of Actuaries is holding the Seminar for the Appointed Actuary in Montreal, Canada.
  • In October, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is holding GIRO 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.