CAA Weekly New Update – 30th September

On 25th October, John Robinson, who was there at the start of the CAA, will be inaugurated as President of the Society of Actuaries, the world’s largest actuarial body. Those who can, please register to attend the 2022 SOA ImpACT Conference in person, from the 23rd to the 26th October, and show support for one of our own Caribbean actuaries! There is also a virtual component, from the 26th to the 28th, for those who cannot attend in person.

Did you miss the International Actuarial Association‘s recent webinar, Real-life Experiences of Standard Setting, with Birgit Kaiser, of the German Association of Actuaries, and the CAA’s Lisa Wade? The recording is now up on the IAA’s YouTube channel.

 Videos from Convention A, the recent online Actuarial Event for actuaries of all specialties, are now being uloaded to actuview.

Happening now: The Virtual Island Summit, Sharing Knowledge For Resilient, Sustainable and Prosperous Islands Worldwide, continues until 2nd October. Speakers from Island Nations worldwide share Ideas, Good Practices and Solutions. Registration is Free and videos of concluded sessions are available.


Interesting Reading & Watching:

Upcoming Events:

The 2023 International Congress of Actuaries: Bridge to Tomorrow, takes place next year in Sydney, Australia and there are several ways to be involved:

So, you think you can selfie? In celebration of the ICA2023 theme, Bridge to Tomorrow, there’s a competition! Take a selfie in front of your favourite bridge and you could win 2 tickets to BridgeClimb Sydney or a Gift Voucher of equal value. Details Here.

The IAA and its partner actuview are pleased to announce the 1st Young Actuaries World Cup (YAWC). YAWC welcomes all actuaries and students under the age of 35 years old to create a short video expressing their views on how the profession can be advanced in the future along the journey on the Bridge to Tomorrow. The four finalists will compete for the championship title at the International Congress of Actuaries in Sydney. To learn more about this exciting initiative, visit the YAWC webpage.

Save the Date:

Student Zone:

Climate Corner:

Virus Updates:

Thought for Today:

Just for Fun:

You Might Have Missed:

The New Actuary: Interview with Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and the Public Service, on our social media pages.

Barbados’ PM Mia Mottley recently spoke before the US House Committee on Financial Services onWhen Banks Leave: The Impacts of De-Risking on the Caribbean and Strategies for Ensuring Financial Access (3:41)

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and the Society of Actuaries Research Institute’s (SOA) Committee on Knowledge Extension Research (CKER) announce the 2023 Individual Grants Competition to support the advancement of knowledge in actuarial science.

CAS Election Results

SOA Election Results

Barbados NIS:

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