Actuaries: Reach Out! Our FREE webinar next Thursday, 26th August. This Diversity webinar with Lesley Traverso, Glennfor Hellement and Cathy Lyn explores the vast range of non-traditional fields where actuaries can make their mark. Register HERE.
Save the Date: 6th to 10th December – CAA Annual Conference 2021 – CHANGE: Embracing the Disruption
Our warmest congratulations to Toni-Marie Bobart, Co-chair of our Climate Change Committee, on achieving her SOA fellowship. Toni-Marie has created history as the first graduate of the Actuarial Science programme at UWI, St. Augustine to become an actuarial fellow. Well done, Toni-Marie!
The SOA has published their slate for upcoming elections. We note with pleasure that our long-time friend John Robinson is on the ballot for President Elect. We urge all our members with SOA voting privileges to participate in these elections which open between 13th – 24th September.
All Ordinary, Affiliate and Associate members are reminded that online CPD attestation for 2020 closed on 31st July. Those who did not complete their attestation will now be recorded as non-compliant with the CAA CPD Policy and must inform those relying on their actuarial expertise accordingly.
The latest Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is out and the science is irrefutable. Not 100 years, not 50 years……NOW!
The Report is thousands of pages long but you can download specific sections or read commentary on it from The Atlantic and The Guardian.
Actuarial articles & webinars of interest:
- SOA: Inside InsurTech: Virtual Roundtable – Venture Capital 9th September
- IFoA: Technological Change and Competence in New Areas 14th September
- Dive In Festival: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance 21st – 23rd September
- The Atlantic: The Atlantic Festival 22nd-24th & 27th-30th September
- CBTT: Launch of 2020 Financial Stability Report recording
- The Actuary (SOA): Expanding Actuarial Horizons
- The Actuary (IFoA): Encouraging openness on mental health
- Actuaries Digital: Machine Learning Explained podcast
- CAS: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Web pages
- IMF: Summer Reads book reviews
Here’s a great human interest story about a Good Samaritan who helped a lost Jamaican Olympian who then went on to win Gold!
Our thoughts are with our neighbours in Haiti who recently suffered a devastating earthquake followed just days later by storm floods.
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