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2015 CAS Annual Meeting Webcast

About the Webcast

The Webcast is now available on-Demand!

Please note that the featured speaker's presentation is not offered as part of the on-demand recording.

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The schedule of events includes:
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. EST Celebration of New Members
All meeting attendees are invited and encouraged to attend this session—come celebrate the achievements of new CAS members!
8:45 a.m.–9:15 a.m. EST Break
9:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m. EST Featured Speaker: Jonah Berger
His address will focus on key findings in his book and how they apply to the world of actuarial science. In Contagious, Berger reveals the secret science behind word-of-mouth and social transmission. He explains how six basic principles drive all sorts of things to become contagious, from consumer products and policy initiatives to workplace rumors and YouTube videos. Contagious combines groundbreaking research with powerful stories.
10:15 a.m.–11:00 a.m. EST Business Session and Presidential Address
11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m. EST Break
11:20 a.m.–12:35 p.m. General Session I

GS-1: Overview and Outlook for the P&C Insurance Industry: Trends Challenges and Opportunities

Bob Hartwig of the Insurance Information Institute will present industry financial performance in 2015 with an outlook to 2016 and beyond. He will explore the impact of recent mergers and acquisitions, alternative capital and industry performance by segment. Additional areas covered are commercial/personal pricing trends, a U.S.- insured catastrophe loss update, inflation impacts and the overall U.S. economy strength. Discussions regarding the upcoming 2016 elections and possible impacts on the industry will also be explored.

    Robert Hartwig, President, Insurance Information Institute

For your convenience, any PowerPoint presentations that will be displayed for the audience at the Meeting will be available for download here on Monday morning prior to the webcast.


If you experience technical difficulties, please use the online help or call the CAS Office at 703-276-3100 and we will assist you to the best of our ability.

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Posted on 02/09/2016
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