CAA Weekly News Update – 15th July

The IAC’s Insurance Master Class: Pensions & Annuities, with CAA Member Constance Hall, has been postponed until October.

Online CPD attestation for 2021 closes IN THREE WEEKS. 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.

Pdf presentations from the recent IAC Annual Conference may be downloaded here.

Registration is now open for Convention A which takes place 19th-23rd September. The Programme includes content from Cathy Lyn and her Diversity team and much more. Special rates are available for actuview users. A free subscription to actuview is available to all our members. Please contact our Secretariat if you have not received, or have mislaid, your actuview access code.

Registration is also open for IABA’s 2022 Annual Meeting: Reunited. Reignited 11th-13th August

What else we’re watching & reading:
Climate Corner:
Infection Surveillance:
Thought for Today:

Just over a year ago, British reporter Dom Phillips was awarded a journalism fellowship to study an Amazon conservation project. Last month his body was was found in the rainforest, along with the body of Indiginous rights activist, Bruno Pereira. They had been murdered. Here are some of the articles written by Phillips before his untimely death.

We should all be cognisant of the fact that what happens in the Amazon affects the climate of the entire planet, right down to literally the very air we breathe.

More reading:

Just for Fun:

The Guardian: Can you solve it? Are you smart enough to work for Elon Musk?

Save the Date:

Did you miss our recent webinars Climate Change: Emerging Risks and Opportunities and Social Security: What Lies Ahead? Watch them anytime on our YouTube Channel.

Solving the Ageing Population Crisis in the Caribbean, with speakers including Derek Osborne, is available to watch on the Central Bank of Barbados’ YouTube channel.

Early Bird Registration for The 2023 International Congress of Actuaries: Bridge to Tomorrow, which takes place in Sydney, Australia, is now open.

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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