2019 Spring Workshops

26 Mar 2019 - 12:50 pm - 7 pm

DePaul University 1 East Jackson Blvd. Chicago

Registration, 8th Floor: 12:50 – 1:40 pm
Workshops, 8th Floor: 1:45 -5:15 pm
Reception, 11th Floor: 5:15 – 5:45 pm
Dinner, 11th Floor: 5:45 – 7:00 pm

Full Event Description:

The CAA workshops cover a variety of hot topics in each of the time slots. Use this opportunity to fulfill some of your continuing professional development requirements. You can earn up to 3.6 hours toward your annual AAA and SOA CPD requirements while you meet and greet with other local actuaries face-to-face!

We welcome and encourage students and non-actuaries to attend our workshops because information covered is relevant to a wide range of work within the insurance and consulting industries. Please share this information with others who may be interested.

Elevators are accessed by entering through the Barnes and Noble at 1 East Jackson, near the southeast corner of Jackson and State. Registration, workshops, and all breaks will be on the 8th floor. Post-workshops reception and dinner will be 11th floor. All breaks will include coffee/tea service, soft drinks, and snacks.

Session Schedule:

Chicago Actuarial Association Session Track Session A – 1:45 PM Session B – 3:00 PM Session C – 4:15 PM
Financial Reporting A1 – Statutory Regulatory Update B1 – Practical Analysis of PBR Mortality Credibility for Term Insurance C1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Creation Industry Interpretations
Retirement A2 – Public Pension Plan Mortality B2 – Public Pension Plan Contribution Analysis C2 – Financial Perspectives on Aging and Retirement Across the Generations
Mortality A3 – Another Stroll through Avoca Cemetery B3 – U.S. Population Mortality Observations – Updated with 2017 Experience: Motor Vehicle Experience C3 – Mortality Patterns at Advanced Ages
Investment A4 – Immigration Effects on Metropolitan Housing Markets in the United States: A Post-Crisis Perspective (2009-2016) B4 – Bitcoin C4 – Investment Challenges to USA Today
Career A5 – Actuarial Employment “State of the Union” B5 – Finding Work/Life Balance C5 – Career Development – Redefining the Journey
Life A6 – Accelerated Underwriting – Navigating a New Journey B6 – Long Duration Targeted Improvements Traditional Products Discussion None
Life/Health None None C6 – Beyond Clinical and Claims Data: Where Can You Find Your Hidden Risks?
Health A7 – Goals and Challenges to Making Commercial ACOs Successful – from Payor and Provider Perspective B7 – Introduction to Predictive Analytics: A Practical Approach None
Tech A8 – Blockchain and Financial Services None None
Professionalism None B8 – Professionalism: 3 Untraditional Topics None
General None None C7 – Introduction to Using R
Property/Casualty None None C8 – Market Framework and Outlook for Autonomous Vehicles

Immediately following the workshops, all are invited to a reception on the 11th floor at 5:15 pm. At 5:45 pm, dinner will commence for those who have chosen to stay. Dinner includes the following courses and entrée must be chosen at time of online registration.

  1. Salad: Asian Pear Salad with Baby Greens, Pepitas, and Gorgonzola with Fruit-infused Vinaigrette
  2. Entrée: One of the following
    • Chicken: Pan-seared Free Range French Breast of Chicken with a Wild Mushroom Coq au Vin Sauce
    • Fish: Pan-roasted Atlantic Salmon grilled with Lemon, Cipollini Onions, and Basil Oil
    • Beef: Petit Filet of Beef with Sherry Demi Glaze, Vanilla Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, and Wild Mushrooms
    • Vegetarian: Forester’s Dream – Assorted Wild Mushrooms sautéed with Onions, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Fennel, Toasted Garlic, White Wine, and Basil enveloped in a Buttery Puff Pastry Crust
  3. Dessert: Molten Chocolate Tart

Parking is available nearby; please visit the following websites for additional information on the nearest locations:

  1. https://www.iparkit.com/locations/adams-wabash-parking
  2. https://www.parkme.com/lot/80735/328-s-wabash-ave

Any questions, please email us at contactus@chicagoactuarialassociation.org .

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.

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