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Come to Washington this fall to educate and inform yourself about the most critical issues currently facing the U.S. actuarial profession in public policy and professionalism. Earn continuing education credits and network with your peers, at the American Academy of Actuaries’ Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum. View the full agenda here and register here.

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Public Policy Forum
Scheduled just after the mid-term congressional elections, this 1-1/2 day meeting will connect you with federal and state policymakers whose perspectives on the issues matter to you and your practice.

Invited speakers include representatives from:

  • The White House staff.
  • Federal departments and agencies with key oversight roles in insurance and pension regulation, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and more.
  • Congressional offices and committees, including the Congressional Budget Office.
  • State insurance commissioners and leaders from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).

Stay tuned for future announcements of featured speakers!

The Academy's Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum offers public policy and professionalism content relevant to all actuarial areas of practice as well as practice-specific content in breakout sessions on topical casualty, health, life, and pension practice issues. Session topics include:
  • P&C extreme events, price optimization, and disparate impact, and the public policy implications surrounding those issues.
  • New developments in health insurance reform/Affordable Care Act implementation, Medicare, and long-term care.
  • The latest on life insurance regulation reforms, including principle-based reserving, nonforfeiture, and lifetime income products.
  • Examination of public and private single and multiemployer pension systems as well as proposed public policy reforms to them.
  • NAIC solvency, modernization, federal insurance oversight, international solvency and capital standards.
  • A focus on cross-practice issues pertaining to qualifications, and a look at potential ethical dilemmas facing today's practicing actuaries and a dialogue on managing these issues.

Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition

The Academy's leaders will discuss the Academy's work on behalf of the public and the U.S. actuarial profession and offer insights into the Academy's direction as it prepares to meet the public policy and professionalism challenges of today - and tomorrow. The meeting will include the Academy's presidential transition.

You will also have the opportunity to honor your colleagues for service to the profession and the public as the following awards are presented:

  • The Jarvis Farley Service Award.
  • The Robert J. Myers Public Service Award.
  • Awards for Outstanding Volunteerism.