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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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
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 Valuation Actuary Seminar

      October 18 - 19, 2017

      Boston, MA

      CPD: 9.60
      EA: N/A

      • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
      • Professional Values
      • Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration
      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
      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
        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: 12.30
        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 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
        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
        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
        Live Listening Tour Webcast with President Jerry Brown and President-Elect Mike Lombardi

        September 27, 2017

        CPD: N/A
        EA: N/A

          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
          Joint CIA and SOA Webcast: Provisions for Adverse Deviations in Pension Funding Valuations

          October 11, 2017

          CPD: 
          EA:

            V42 – Health Care Under Trump Virtual Session

            October 16, 2017

            CPD: 1.50
            EA: N/A

            • External Forces & Industry Knowledge
            V55 – IFRS 17: “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” Virtual Session

            October 16, 2017

            CPD: 1.50
            EA: N/A

            • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
            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
            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
            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
            Redefining the Role of Reinsurance in a PBR World

            November 28, 2017

            CPD: 1.80
            EA: N/A

              Lifetime Income & Annuitization Options

              November 29, 2017

              CPD: 1.80
              EA: TBD

                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

                  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
                    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
                    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
                    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
                      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
                      Practical Predictive Analytics Seminar

                      May 10, 2017

                      Seattle, WA

                      CPD: 9.60
                      EA: N/A

                      • Results-Oriented Solutions
                      • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
                      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
                      V23 – Annuity 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

                        V12 – Life 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