Practical Applications of the Code of Professional Conduct

March 28, 2017
Noon-1:30 p.m. EDT

The Code of Professional Conduct provides the professionalism foundation for an actuary’s daily practice. But while actuaries understand the importance of the Code, workplace pressures can sometimes cause actuaries to lose sight of its underlying importance to their everyday work.

During this webinar, Immediate Past President Tom Wildsmith, Vice President of Professionalism Joeff Williams, and Council on Professionalism member Chad Wischmeyer, discussed practical applications and approaches to the Code. Using case studies, as well as themes described in the “Web of Professionalism” series published in Contingencies, they discussed the Precepts and how best to integrate them into your daily work. Attendees gained greater clarity on what each Precept means, as well as ways to keep the Code at the forefront of their practice.


  • Tom Wildsmith, MAAA, FSA
    Immediate Past President, American Academy of Actuaries
  • Joeff Williams, MAAA, FSA
    Vice President, Academy Council on Professionalism
  • Chad Wischmeyer, MAAA, FCAS
    Member, Academy Council on Professionalism

  • Paul Kollmer-Dorsey
    Academy General Counsel and Director of Professionalism
*The opinions expressed by the panelists during this presentation do not represent the opinions of any of the panelists’ employers or any boards or committees of the Academy or the Actuarial Standards Board or the Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline.

March 28, 2017
Noon-1:30 p.m. EDT

  • The registration fee is $50.
  • Government regulators are invited to attend free of charge. Please contact Doreen Hoyle at or 202-223-8196 to register.
*Special note to eligible Academy volunteers: To qualify for complimentary registration, you must be a member of an Academy committee (including boards, committees, subcommittees, work groups, task forces, etc.) and also be qualified for either a partial or total dues waiver during 2016. Please contact Doreen Hoyle at or 202-223-8196 to register. 
The American Academy of Actuaries believes in good faith that your attendance at this live professionalism webinar constitutes an organized activity as defined under the current Qualification Standards for Actuaries Issuing Statements of Actuarial Opinion in the United States. Under these Qualification Standards, an hour of continuing education is defined as 50 minutes, and fractions of an hour may be counted.
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If you are an Enrolled Actuary, the Academy believes in good faith that you may earn 1.8 CPE core ethics credits under the JBEA rules for attending this live webinar. However, the JBEA ultimately determines what constitutes core, non-core, ethics, or non-ethics continuing education and the number of CPE credit hours allocated to same for Enrolled Actuaries. During the live webinar only, instructions will be given to attendees on the process for obtaining certificates of attendance.
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