2020 Conference Update – September 24

Call for Speakers

Today’s Actuary: Virtually Everywhere is the theme.

There will be 10 live sessions, 2 each day, from 30th November to 4th December. Most live sessions have already been determined. The remaining live sessions will be selected based on relevance to the theme with priority given to our Platinum Sponsors.

In addition, we will be uploading many recorded sessions to ActuView in the weeks preceding 30th November. All ideas are welcomed.

Proposed Topics include:
* CARICOM Past, Present & Future
* Presidents’ Town Hall
* The Impact of Covid-19
* Caribbean Economics
* Diversity of Thought
* IFRS 17
* Big Data and Analytics
* Climate Change
* Untraditional Actuaries
* Actuaries Giving Back
* The Dutch Pension Scheme
* Mental Health
Submissions:

Please send:

An abstract of less than 200 words accompanied by

Full names, email addresses and affiliations of presenter/co-presenters

Before 16th October 2020

to caa.secretariat@gmail.com


Other Webinars & Events

ActuView’s first online conference, aoc2020 on 24th and 25th September.

Tonya Manning, Joanne Meusz and Cathy Lyn speak at the latest Diversity Episode – the Power of Diversity of Thought … forging partnerships with actuaries – available on Friday, 25th.

If you’ve mislaid your ActuView code contact the CAA Secretariat and we’ll resend it.

Please visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

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News Update – September 23

Hi Everyone,

For the first time, the international actuarial streaming platform ActuView will be hosting its own online event:

aoc2020

This yearly conference will bring together stakeholders and experts from the global actuarial community to discuss the latest actuarial topics and more. The event is relevant to all actuaries worldwide and will be as easily accessible as ActuView itself.

See the full programme here.

Diversity of Thought, Episode 5 will be available on Friday. No ActuView code is required to watch this session.

Watch Tonya Manning, Joanne Meusz and Cathy Lyn discuss how Actuaries Forging Partnerships will build better and more sustainable solutions for all!

Remember to send your submissions or ideas in time for next Wednesday’s Open Mic!

Please visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

The information on this page does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. Data included in graphs has been obtained from several sources the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed by the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.

Actuarial News Update – September 17

SOA Candidates

Candidates sitting the October/November 2020 ERM and FSA written-answer exams and/or the December 2020 Predictive Analytics (PA) exam would have received communication from the SOA.

Please note that all SOA multiple-choice exams administered in 2020 (P, FM, IFM, SRM, STAM, LTAM and the EA exams) will continue to be available as paper/pencil exams to candidates in Caribbean countries with no Prometric test centre.

Actuarial News

New IFoA CPD Scheme took effect on 1st September

SOA Call for Essays: Impact of COVID-19: Lessons for Life Insurance Companies closes 18th September

Other News

OECD Economic Outlook, Interim Report September 2020

Webinars & Events

ActuView’s first online conference, aoc2020 on 24th and 25th September.

Cathy Lyn, Tonya Manning and other panellists speak at the latest Diversity Session: Power of Diversity of Thought … forging partnerships with actuaries will be available on Friday, 25th.

If you’ve mislaid your ActuView code contact the CAA Secretariat and we’ll resend it.

Remember to visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

The information on this page does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. Data included in graphs has been obtained from several sources the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed by the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.

Actuarial News Update – September 10

Hi Everyone:

Actuarial News

We’ve discovered a new website! ProActuary has a variety of actuarial information including a collection of blog posts by different people on a range of topics.  (Thanks Cathy!)

IAA Releases a Paper on Quality Assurance and Governance Initiatives on IFRS 17

IAA Releases a Paper on the Importance of Climate-Related Risks for Actuaries

See all IAA Papers and webinars here.

New IFoA CPD Scheme took effect on 1st September

SOA Call for Essays: Impact of COVID-19: Lessons for Life Insurance Companies closes 18th September

Students considering the profession might enjoy this read: What an Actuary Does and How to Become One

Webinars & Events

ActuView’s first online conference, aoc2020 on 24th and 25th September.

Cathy Lyn, Tonya Manning and other panellists speak at the latest Diversity Session: Power of Diversity of Thought … forging partnerships with actuaries will be available on Friday, 25th.

If you’ve mislaid your ActuView code contact the CAA Secretariat and we’ll resend it.

Remember to visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

The information on this page does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. Data included in graphs has been obtained from several sources the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed by the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.

The Caribbean Actuarial Association’s 30th Annual Conference

COVID-19 Update – September 8

Dear Colleagues,

Today’s interesting reading:

Reminder: OECD webinar on the Impact of COVID-19 for Insurance and Retirement Savings Roundtable underway now: 7th-9th September.

Keep sending comments and feedback. They are greatly appreciated.

Please visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Thank you.

Shubhash Gosine

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News Update – September 3

Hi Everyone:

Students

SOA Candidates:

Candidates sitting the October/November 2020 ERM and FSA written-answer exams and/or the December 2020 Predictive Analytics (PA) exam would have received communication from the SOA.

Please note that all SOA multiple-choice exams administered in 2020 (P, FM, IFM, SRM, STAM, LTAM and the EA exams) will continue to be available as paper/pencil exams to candidates in Caribbean countries with no Prometric test centre.

New Actuarial Scholarships at UWI:

SOA Elections close tomorrow, 4th September

Reminding all members with SOA voting rights to consider CAA members and friends when casting your votes.

Webinars & Events

ActuView’s first online conference, aoc2020 on 24th and 25th September.

Cathy Lyn is joined by IAA President, Tonya Manning, for the newest Diversity Session: Power of Diversity of Thought … forging partnerships with actuaries will be available on Friday, 25th.

If you’ve mislaid your ActuView code contact the CAA Secretariat and we’ll resend it.

Journals

The Actuary (IFoA)

The Actuary (SOA)

The Caribbean Actuarial Association’s 30th Annual Conference

Remember to visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

The information on this page does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. Data included in graphs has been obtained from several sources the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed by the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.

Daily Update – August 27

Hi Everyone:

Actuarial News

Reminding all members with SOA voting rights to consider CAA members and friends when casting your votes in the SOA Elections which close on 4th September.

Nazir Valani – Board

Stephen Cameron – Product Development Section

Stephanie Banfield – Reinsurance Section

Simone Davis – Smaller Insurance Company Section

CAS Elections close on 31st August

IFoA launches the IFoA Foundation


Webinars & Events

At the recent Actuarial Research Conference, our Editor, Shubhash Gosine, was one of the presenters of  COVID-19:  International Perspectives. The session was moderated by John Robinson, long-time friend of the CAA.

2021 ASTIN/AFIR/ERM Colloquium Call for Papers opens until 7th October 2020

2021 ASHK/IAALS /PBSS Colloquium Call for Papers opens until 6th November 2020

The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 Call for papers

IFoA’s  Asia Conference 2020 7th-25th September

2020 AICT/CAS Joint Property/Casualty and Health Actuarial Seminar 14th-15th September

ActuView’s first online conference, aoc2020 24th-25th September

SOA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & Exhibit 26th-29th October

2020 Understanding Risk Forum

Recoding of IACA’s webinar Managing and Growing your Firm in an era of Pandemic and Lockdown (YouTube)

The Caribbean Actuarial Association’s 30th Annual Conference

Remember to visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

The information on this page does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. Data included in graphs has been obtained from several sources the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed by the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.

News Update – August 20

Hi Everyone:

Actuarial News

SOA Elections opened on 17th August

SOA Section Elections

CAS Elections close on 31st August

IFoA launches the IFoA Foundation

Accounting Standards and Insurer Solvency Assessmentpublished by the IMF explores the use of accounting standards for insurer solvency assessment in the context of the implementation of IFRS 17. Co-authored by CAA Past President Michelle Chong Tai-Bell.

Updates to the Actuaries Climate Index

Oliver Wyman Pandemic Navigator

RGA Knowledge Centre

2021 ASTIN AFIR/ERM Colloquia Call for Papers open until 7th October 2020

Call for contributing papers: The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

The Actuary Magazine (SOA)

The Actuary (IFoA)

Actuarial Review (CAS)

Webinars & Events

SOA Predictive Analytics 4.0 Virtual Event 24th-25th August

RGA Fraud Conference 17th-21st August

2020 AICT/CAS Joint Property/Casualty and Health Actuarial Seminar 14th-15th September

ActuView’s first online conference, aoc2020, 24th-25th September

2020 Understanding Risk Forum

Recoding of IACA’s webinar Managing and Growing your Firm in an era of Pandemic and Lockdown (YouTube)

The Caribbean Actuarial Association’s 30th Annual Conference

Remember to visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

The information on this page does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. Data included in graphs has been obtained from several sources the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed by the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.

News Update – August 13

Hi Everyone:

Students

Applications for the 2020-21 Stephen Alleyne Memorial Scholarship close tomorrow, 14th August.

The Scholarship award is US$2,500.

Candidates for the Scholarship must:

  • be CARICOM nationals in their final year of the BSc degree in Actuarial Science at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies
  • have a B+ (3.3) average or its equivalent and must maintain this average for the duration of the award
  • be in verifiable financial need

The application Form may be downloaded from the UWI website and returned to the UWI Office of Student Financing by 14th August.

Students sitting CAS Exams

The US Casualty Actuarial Society is moving to Computer Based Testing using Pearson Vue approved sites.  There are such sites in Jamaica and Trinidad.  We would like to know if you or anyone you know is a CAS student in any other Caribbean territory.  We will then work with the CAS on your behalf to see what can be arranged.

More details of CAS’ move to CBT can be read on their website.


Actuarial News

Accounting Standards and Insurer Solvency Assessmentpublished by the IMF explores the use of accounting standards for insurer solvency assessment in the context of the implementation of IFRS 17. Co-authored by CAA Past President Michelle Chong Tai-Bell.

IFRS 17 Discount Curves: A Guide for Insurers  – Moody’s Analytics.

We encourage our SOA members with voting privileges to participate in their Board of Directors Elections which opens on 17th August.

Voting in CAS Elections closes on 31st August.

Webinars & Events:

Recoding of IACA’s webinar Managing and Growing your Firm in an era of Pandemic and Lockdown (YouTube)

Videos from the European Actuarial Academy’s recent Data Science & Data Ethics e-Conference (ActuView)

The Caribbean Actuarial Association’s 30th Annual Conference

Remember to visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

The information on this page does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. Data included in graphs has been obtained from several sources the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed by the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.

News Update – August 12

Hi Everyone,

Please remember to send your submissions or ideas in time for next Wednesday’s Open Mic!

University of Nebraska School of Business Actuarial Research Virtual Conference ends today at 3:45pm Central Time. Students register for FREE! Programme overview.

Please visit our website, Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Best Regards,

Shubhash & Betty

The information on this page does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the CAA. Data included in graphs has been obtained from several sources the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed by the CAA. The CAA assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site.