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Networking with Latino Actuaries

Recently the Society of Actuaries (SOA) co-hosted an event with the Organization of Latino Actuaries in Hollywood, Florida. It was held the evening of June 13 after the 2017 SOA Health Meeting. SOA

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SOA President in Jakarta

September 26, 2016 - Jakarta Indonesia Recent fellows William Soetrisno and Yudhistira Dharmawata of Jakarta had a chance to meet the Society of Actuaries (SOA) President Craig Reynolds, FSA, MAAA

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Opening Reception in Shanghai

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the China Committee jointly hosted a reception dinner on 18 March in Shanghai. They celebrated having a new SOA China representative, as well as to provide net

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The Many Faces of General Insurance Candidates

Candidates pursuing the Society of Actuaries (SOA) General Insurance track come from all over the world with a wide array of educational, cultural and professional backgrounds. What makes someone purs

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Educating the Future

  The first Actuarial Teaching Conference gathered educators from around the United States and Canada. The Actuarial Teaching Conference (ATC) took place in Indianapolis, June 22-23. Th

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First in Class: The First FSA Completes the GI Track

Achille Sime, FSA, CERA, MAAA, FIAF, is the first FSA to complete the General Insurance (GI) track. Achille’s journey to become an Actuary has taken place across three continents: Africa, Europe

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What Does It Mean To Be International?

What Does It Mean To Be International? The following is an excerpt of Carl Hansen’s editorial, “What Does It Mean To Be International?” published in the December 2014/January 2015 of The

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SOA Discussions on Longevity Risk

Earlier this week in Chicago, the SOA hosted a longevity seminar with key thought leaders from the actuarial profession and beyond to discuss longevity and share practices on a global level. This invi

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Together We Progress –Annual Meeting Presidential Luncheon

During the 65th Annual Presidential Luncheon at the 2014 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit,  SOA President Mark J. Freedman, FSA, MAAA, announced the recipients of the Presidential Awards: Jacqueline

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The Actuarial Significance of Bitcoin

Even if you don’t know what Bitcoin is, you’ve probably heard of it. By now, “Bitcoin” is a word that’s thrown around everywhere from the web to the evening news. But none of these news ment

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