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Innovative resources and professional development opportunities to help you become a better actuary and leader
Meetings

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Symposium

May 2–3, Orlando, Florida
The ERM Symposium provides thought leadership, best practices and networking opportunities for professionals working in the many aspects of enterprise risk management. Register now.

Life & Annuity Symposium

May 20–21, Tampa, Florida
This symposium is the world’s most comprehensive event for actuaries in the life industry. If you’re a technical expert or business professional servicing life insurance products, this symposium was designed with you in mind. Don’t miss this premier event.


Video

From Startup to CEO

Timothy Paris, FSA, MAAA, began his career at a startup insurance company. Today, he is the CEO of a consulting company. In this video, he explains how predictive analytics and his actuarial background helped shape his career.


Article

Predictive Analytics Problem Solver

For Patrick Getzen, FSA, MAAA, his actuarial background served as the foundation for his current role as SVP and chief data and analytics officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. His analytical skills and problem-solving abilities paved the way for his nontraditional career. Learn more.


Resource

New—Actuarial Toolkit

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) has completed development of the Actuarial Toolkit—a new online resource for members, candidates and students. The toolkit contains a glossary of more than 700 actuarial terms, an R Console for computations and a crowdsourced list of applications available online. Log in and bookmark your favorite tools at actuarialtoolkit.SOA.org.

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