Candidate Connect Webcast: ASA Changes Update


September 13, 2017


8:00 p.m. ET


This webcast takes place via the Internet.

Who Should Participate

Pre-ASAs: Students/candidates who are taking SOA exams to attain the Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation and seeking an internship or full-time actuarial position. Whether you are a student, career changer, job seeker or entry-level professional, SOA Candidate Connect is committed to supporting you on your pathway to becoming an actuary.

Registration Fees



Join Stuart Klugman, Senior Staff Fellow in the SOA's Education Department, as he discusses the updates to the 2018 ASA exam process. Stuart has served as the Principal Financial Group Distinguished Professor of Actuarial Science at the University of Iowa and Drake University, before coming to the Society of Actuaries in 2009. He served two terms on the SOA's Board of Governors, authored or edited four textbooks, has written numerous research papers, and is a two-time recipient of the SOA's Presidential Award.

There will also be time dedicated to a question-and-answer session, where you can submit questions to the presenters in real time. If you would like to submit a question in advance of the event, you may post it in the SOA Engage Candidate Connect community or send it to  

How the live webcast works

Login instructions will be emailed one day before the webcast-including the Web address for accessing the presentation. You will follow along with both the slide presentation and the audio portion of the broadcast over the Internet. 




Demonstrating the listening, writing and speaking skills required to effectively address diverse technical and nontechnical audiences in both formal and informal settings.

Professional Values

Adhering to standards of professional conduct and practice where all business interactions are based on a foundation of integrity, honesty and impartiality.

External Forces & Industry Knowledge

Identifying and incorporating the implications of economic, social, regulatory, geo-political and business changes into the design and delivery of actuarial solutions.


Initiating, innovating, inspiring, creating or otherwise acting to influence others regardless of level or role toward a common goal.

Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration

Creating mutually beneficial relationships and work processes toward a common goal.

Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Applying the actuarial knowledge, skills and judgment required to provide value-added services.

Strategic Insight & Integration

Anticipating trends and strategically aligning actuarial practice with broader organizational business goals.

Results-Oriented Solutions

Providing effective problem solving that addresses relevant interests and needs.