CAA Weekly News Update – 10th June

Last Monday, the CAA presented Climate Change: Emerging Risks and Opportunities with speakers Craig Johnson and Michael Tencer and an introduction by Avinash Persaud, Chairman of the CARICOM Commission on the Economy. If you missed it, you can watch it, and other past webinars, anytime on our YouTube Channel.  

You might also be interested in pursuing the IFoA’s Climate Risk and Sustainability Course.

A CAA contingent, led by President Simone Brathwaite and Past President Kyle Rudden, is now attending the 6th African Actuarial Congress in Ghana. Speakers on Day 2 included Stokeley Smart, Head of the Actuarial Science Programme at UWI, St. Augistine, and a CAA member. Stokeley’s presentation, Beyond the Formulae: Inorporating Modelling and Analytics Content in Actuarial Courses at the University of the West Indies, starts 42 minutes into the recording.

Hearty Congratulations to Barbados P.M. Mia Mottley on making Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022. Our Caribbean Climate Champion makes her voice, and ours, heard more and more every day.

What else we’re watching & reading:

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ Annual Conference act22 takes place from 16th to17th June. You are encouraged to attend and support Hélène Pouliot, who is also a CAA member, as she takes over as CIA President.

The International Conference on Inclusive Insurance 2022 will take place in Jamaica from 24th-28th October. A call for proposals is now open and we encourage members who are insurance actuaries to consider submitting proposals.

June is Pride Month:
Climate Corner:
Infection Surveillance:
Thought for Today:
Just for Fun:

An Actuary Takes on Wordle

Save the Date:



Did you miss our seminar: Social Security: What Lies Ahead? Watch it now on our YouTube Channel.

Online CPD attestation for 2021 is open. All Ordinary, Affiliate and Associate Members of the Caribbean Actuarial Association are required to do Continuing Professional Development. Please read the entire CPD Policy here then complete your attestation by logging into the members’ area of our website and selecting the appropriate button from the menu on the left of your screen.

The 2023 International Congress of Actuaries, Bridge to Tomorrow, is taking place next year in Sydney, Australia More about ICA 2023 here.

The IAA Bursary Congress Fund is available to provide some financial support facilitating the participation of interested candidates complying with the characteristics of the bursary selection process. Bursaries will be allocated at the discretion of the IAA Advice & Assistance ICA 2023 Bursary Task Force and may be for only part of the expected costs.

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