CAA Weekly News Update – 13th October

ATTENTION SOA Candidates – TOMORROW:

The CAA will be streaming SOA Strategies for Success – Upcoming changes to the Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) Education Pathway on Thursday, 14th October at 5:00pm EDT/AST, 4:00pm EST/Jamaica.

This is an opportunity for all university and actuarial students, career changers and employers to hear from and talk to SOA representatives about their new developments including:

  • Changes to the Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) education pathway
  • Opportunities for recognition of your achievements through micro-credentials
  • Affiliate membership with benefits that open doors for aspiring actuaries

REGISTER NOW!

IACA/AFIR-ERM/IAALS/PBSS Virtual Colloquium: Post Pandemic Actuary: What We Have Learnt, 11th-15th October includes Episode 10 of the Diversity of Thought Series: Emphasize the “I” in DE&I for Actuaries on 15th October.

The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK) 2021 Actuarial Convention: Greening the Financial Systems, 4th-5th November. CAA President Kyle Rudden will be speaking at this event.

The Fullerton-Long Caribbean Scholarship, open to Commonwealth Caribbean students studying Mathematics or Actuarial Science in their 2nd or 3rd year at the University of the West Indies. Further Details.

What else we’re watching & reading:
Climate Corner:
Food for Thought:
Today, 13th October, is the United Nations International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses. #OnlyTogether #DRRday

Your News Team: Shubhash, Betty & Pedro

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News Update – July 14

Members: Tomorrow afternoon, 15th July. Town Hall. Be there!

All members were pre-registered and sent a link. Please use that link to confirm your registration.

Did you miss the New York Times Netting Zero webinar? Speakers included Henrietta Elizabeth Thompson, Ambassador of Barbados for Climate Change, Small Island Developing States and Law of the Sea. You can watch it, and previous instalments, on YouTube.

There is a movement, particularly in the UK, to invest pension funds more sustainably following the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

Two articles from The Guardian show that “the powers that be” were well aware of the (then) impending crisis more than half a century ago but did not act. Sixty years of climate change warnings: the signs that were missed (and ignored) and The scientists hired by big oil who predicted the climate crisis long ago


Of Critical Importance to ASA Candidates:

Announcement of ASA Curriculum Change and new Affiliate Member Category

ASA Curriculum Changes & Micro-Credentials FAQs

ASA Curriculum Changes and Micro-credentials Transition Rules


CAA President Kyle did a survey on IACA’s membership which has been included in their June Newsletter.


All Ordinary, Affiliate and Associate members are reminded that online CPD attestation for 2020 closes on 31st July. Please read our CPD Policy then complete your online attestation before that date.


Actuarial articles & webinars of interest:

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Bonne Fête Nationale to our readers in France.

Your News Team: Shubhash, Betty & Pedro

The views expressed above are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.