Risks and Rewards 2017-2018 Best Article
The Investment Section Council encourages authors to submit articles for publication in the August 2017 of Risks and Rewards for a chance to earn the title of 2017-2018 Best Article.
Articles published in the August 2017 and February and August 2018 issues are automatically eligible to be selected as the 2017-2018 Best Article. Each issue includes between four and ten articles. Once all the 2018 issues of Risks and Rewards have been published, a panel of judges will select the 2017-2018 Best Article in Risks and Rewards.
Entering an Article
Submit an article for publication 1 to the Investment Section August Newsletter Editor: Joseph Koltisko ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or February Newsletter Editor: Nino Boezio ( Nino.Boezio@fsco.gov.on.ca ).
Deadlines for Article Submission in the upcoming Risks and Rewards Issues
February 2018 issue submission deadline November 27, 2017
August 2018 issue submission deadline June 7, 2018
A three member jury will judge the articles based on the following criteria:
- Intellectual Rigor
- Practical Significance
- Investment Content
- Educational Value
The jury will be composed of elected Investment Section Council members and/or Risks and Rewards editors.
2018 Best Article
The 2017-2018 Best Article winners will be eligible for an award from a pool of $1000 USD 2 , split between the Best Article winners at the discretion of the jury.
General questions regarding this call should be directed to David Schraub (SOA Staff Fellow) at General questions regarding this call should be directed to David Schraub (SOA Staff Fellow) at email@example.com.
1 By submitting an article for publication consideration in Risk and Rewards , you verify ownership of the paper and agree to assign the copyright to the Society of Actuaries (SOA). Additionally, the author(s) must permit the SOA to use their likeness, name, and biographical information, or any portion thereof, in conjunction with their paper and the promotion of the article, in any and all media and formats, in whole or in part, throughout the world.
2 All taxes on the award and other expenses related to accepting and/or using the award are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of the award.