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V63 – Platform Conversion: Considerations, Principles and Implications Virtual Session

May 9, 2017


Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving


Presented by

Modeling Section


10:15 - 11:30 a.m. PT


This virtual session takes place via the Internet.

Registration Fees

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The presenters in this session will focus on actuarial software implementations and the lessons learned through the process. The discussion will focus on migration from an old modeling software platform to a new platform and how to make this a smooth transition. There will also be discussion of post-conversion considerations and the experience of day two issues with their models.

At the conclusion of the session, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe best practices for a system conversion;
  • Identify methods to enable a smooth actuarial software implementation; and
  • Describe common day two issues and post-conversion considerations.

How the live virtual session works and what it includes:

Connect to the Internet to participate in the session as it takes place at the 2017 Life & Annuity Symposium in Seattle. The virtual broadcast streams the video, audio and PowerPoint slides through your computer during the session. As a virtual participant, you will be allowed to interact and submit your questions for live response during the session.

You will participate in the virtual session via the Internet. A computer with Internet access and sound capabilities is required. No other equipment is necessary. On May 5, 2017 before 2:00 p.m. CT you will be sent detailed instructions via email including the web address for accessing the program. Any handouts that are available will also be sent. You will follow along with both the slide presentation and the audio portion of the broadcast over the Internet.

The registration fee includes:

  • One access code per location to the live virtual session;
  • One Internet connection;
  • One phone connection (to be used only if experiencing sound issues or if in a conference room with a group); and
  • One set of presentation materials.

Please note that each access code may only be used for one location, even if you register for more than one participant.

Post-Event Purchase Opportunity:

For those who are interested in SOA virtual sessions, but are unable to participate in the live event, access to an archived recording of the virtual session will be available for purchase approximately 10 business days following the event.