The Actuary Magazine

Take Charge

Continue the cycle of improvement and identify new experiences to pursue. Attend a meeting or seminar. Tune in to a podcast. Take an e-course. These are great ways to take charge of professional development and can help you:

  1. Develop leadership skills.
  2. Stay up-to-date with current business trends.
  3. Expand your network base.
  4. Make meaningful contributions to your company, your team and the profession.


2018 Life Insurance Conference
April 9–11, Chicago
Network with peers and leading industry experts at this event jointly hosted by LIMRA, LOMA, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI). Gain insight into the latest in product innovation, distribution, markets, administration, regulation and technology. Register now.

2018 Retirement Industry Conference
April 11–13, Chicago
Jointly hosted by the SOA and the LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute, this important conference covers the latest strategic, sales, product, operations and administration, marketing and distribution trends, as well as regulatory issues that affect the retirement industry. Sign up while space is available.

2018 ERM Symposium
April 19–20, Miami
This popular symposium provides thought leadership, best practices and networking opportunities to professionals working in the many aspects of enterprise risk management. The symposium supports the SOA and Casualty Actuarial Society’s development of professionalism within the actuarial discipline. Plan to attend.


Leadership and Business Skills
Lori Weyuker, ASA, MAAA, innovator and actuary, began her career in a traditional actuarial role. Listen in as she shares how she explored other business areas and branched out in various roles that may be considered outside the box.

Meet the Uber Actuary, Frank Chang, FCAS, Ph.D.
The first actuarial hire for both Google and Uber shares details about his fascinating career path. Check out other podcasts in this series highlighting individuals who have chosen unusual or innovative professional career paths.

Visit for the full complement of professional development opportunities.

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