Section Benefits

You don’t have to be an SOA member, or even an actuary, to join an SOA professional interest section. With 17 sections to choose from, you’re bound to find one that covers topics related to your current position or future interests. Section benefits include networking opportunities, discounts on section events and more.

To see which section(s) best corresponds with your specific practice area, please refer to the sections by track document.


Join a Section


Section Name Publications Section Developed Content & Exclusive Benefits
Actuary of the Future
  • Contests
  • Podcasts
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Education & Research
  • Facilitate annual Actuarial Research Conference (ARC)
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Entrepreneurial & Innovation
  • 50% discount for LegalTemplates.com which provide legal documents that you can customize for your own use.
  • Podcasts
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Financial Reporting
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Section-produced seminars
  • Podcasts
  • Section LinkedIn group
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Health
  • Health Watch
    (digital newsletter)
  • Health eNews
    (E-bulletin)
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Section-produced seminars
  • Health Affairs subscription
  • Section LinkedIn group
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
International
  • Ambassador Program
  • Contests
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Investment
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Section-produced seminars
  • Podcasts
  • Contests
  • Section LinkedIn group
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Joint Risk Management
Leadership & Development
  • Contests
  • Podcasts
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Long Term Care Insurance
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Podcasts
  • Section member-only LinkedIn group
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Marketing & Distribution
  • Competiscan access
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Section LinkedIn group
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Product Development
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Section-produced seminars
  • Contests
  • Section LinkedIn group
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Reinsurance
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Section-produced seminars
  • Podcasts
  • Contests
  • Section LinkedIn group
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Retirement
  • Section-sponsored research
  • FTSE Pension Discount Curve
  • Podcasts
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Smaller Insurance Company
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Regulatory alerts
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Social Insurance & Public Finance
  • Section-sponsored research
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities
Taxation
  • Section-produced seminars
  • Podcasts
  • Section created content for continuing education, including meeting sessions and webcasts
  • Networking opportunities