The relationship between the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and start-up accelerator Plug and Play provides a bridge between actuaries and tech start-ups. The strategic partnership with Plug and Play demonstrates the SOA’s commitment to providing its members with dynamic learning experiences, rewarding volunteer opportunities, and collaborative events where they can learn from the experiences and ideas of peers around the world.
SOA members and start-ups share best practices and advance ideas for the benefit of the insurance industry, regulators and the public. Learn below about the variety of ways to get involved.
SOA is an official partner of ITC 2021 running from October 4- 6 in Las Vegas.
Come join the InsurTech world and the actuarial profession for this unique look into what’s emerging as new ideas for actuaries in InsurTech. ITC Vegas is the world's largest InsurTech event - offering unparalleled access to the most comprehensive and global gathering of tech entrepreneurs, investors, and insurance industry incumbents. Over the course of three days, the industry will convene to showcase new innovations, to learn how to increase productivity and reduce costs, and ultimately to enrich the lives of policyholders. The superlative networking, with tens of thousands of meetings, is one of the hallmarks of an ITC event. Use this special link to get more information and a discounted registration rate through the SOA.
Inside InsurTech: Virtual Roundtable Series
Register for Inside InsurTech: Virtual Roundtable, a two-hour webcast series that combines learning and networking. During the roundtable, you’ll gain lessons learned from actuaries and InsurTech start-ups and also network with the InsurTech community.
"Get Plugged In" Podcast Series
In this podcast series, actuaries interview InsurTech start-ups about their experiences in working with new technology within the insurance industry.
Actuaries will host virtual “Office Hours.” This is a chance for InsurTech leaders to gain insights and get advice from SOA members. Office hours are pre-scheduled meetings. Please contact David Schraub (email email@example.com) for more information.
InsurTech Mentor/Consulting Program
Sign up to mentor or consult with InsurTech start-ups. Employers: post requests for volunteer mentor needs or paid consultant positions.
The SOA and Plug and Play have created this summit to bring together InsurTech experts, actuaries and demographers to explore the intersection between aging and technology. Learn about the 2020 event and save the date for the second annual ElderTech Summit, taking place December 6-7, 2021.
Through the SOA Research Institute, actuaries and businesses can gain new information and perspectives on a variety of research topics. Learn about the work on venture capital, genetics, blockchain and microinsurance.