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.

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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
Life Insurance Conference

April 01 - 03, 2019

Baltimore, MD

CPD: TBD
EA: N/A

    Retirement Industry Conference

    April 03 - 05, 2019

    Baltimore, MD

    CPD: TBD
    EA: TBD

      Life & Annuity Symposium

      May 20 - 22, 2019

      Tampa Marriott Waterside, Tampa, FL

      CPD: TBD
      EA: TBD

        Health Meeting

        June 24 - 26, 2019

        JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ

        CPD: TBD
        EA: TBD

          2019 Valuation Actuary Symposium

          August 26 - 27, 2019

          Denver, CO

          CPD: TBD
          EA: TBD

            SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit

            October 27 - 30, 2019

            Toronto, ON

            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