October 2006 Meeting and Reception

Event: October 2006 Meeting and Reception
    at the Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting

Topic: Underfunding of Illinois State Pension Plan and Medicaid

Speaker:  Jim Watson, Illinois State representative (R-97th district)

Jim Watson, an MBA graduate of the University of Illinois, has been a member of the Illinois House of Representatives since 2001.  He serves on various standing committees, including Financial Institutions, and has had special assignments on the Long-Term Debt Committee and the Pension Task Force.  He will give us an “inside look” at the actuarial issues of pension and healthcare funding that our legislators must face.

Cost:  Free 

Location:  Sheraton Hotel & Towers
301 East North Water Street, Chicago
At the SOA Annual Meeting  (Room to be announced)

Date:  Monday, October 16th
6:30 pm  Bar open, refreshments available, 6:45 pm  Presentation with Q&A, 7:15 pm  Reception continues, 8:00 pm  Room closes

Refreshments include pizza, popcorn, pretzels, peanuts, chips, soft drinks, beer, and wine.  Also advertised to out-of-town attendees, this may be a good opportunity for local actuaries and students to meet actuaries from outside our area.

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