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
ReFocus Conference

March 04 - 07, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

CPD: TBD
EA: N/A

    Investment Symposium

    March 08, 2018

    New York, NY

    CPD: TBD
    EA: TBD

      The 2018 Life Insurance Conference

      April 09 - 11, 2018

      Chicago, IL

      CPD: TBD
      EA: TBD

        Retirement Industry Conference

        April 11 - 13, 2018

        Chicago, IL

        CPD: TBD
        EA: TBD

          Life & Annuity Symposium

          May 07 - 08, 2018

          Baltimore, MD

          CPD: TBD
          EA: TBD

            SOA Health Meeting

            June 25 - 27, 2018

            Austin, TX

            CPD: TBD
            EA:

              Supplemental Health and Protection Conference

              August 06 - 08, 2018

              San Diego, CA

              CPD: TBD
              EA: N/A

                Valuation Actuary Symposium

                August 27 - 28, 2018

                Washington, DC

                CPD: TBD
                EA: TBD

                  SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit

                  October 14 - 17, 2018

                  Nashville, TN

                  CPD: TBD
                  EA: TBD

                    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