Casualty Actuarial Society

Professional Education

2011 CAS Annual Meeting
November 6-9, 2011

Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, IL

Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities

Get exposure for your company by sponsoring the 2011 CAS Annual Meeting. A sponsorship will let your company’s name stand out among a sea of competitors. Do not delay, as opportunities are limited. Contact Megan O'Neill at (703) 276-3100 or moneill@casact.org for more information.

Download a copy of the prospectus today!

Water Bottle Sponsor

CNA Corporate Actuarial

CNA Logo CNA Corporate Actuarial is responsible for pricing, reserving and related actuarial activities for all CNA property and casualty businesses. Actuaries work closely with Underwriting, Claim and Finance to achieve rate, retention and loss ratio plans, a sound balance sheet and strong reserving practices.

Actuaries are dedicated to each business unit and provide the following services:

  • Regular profit-and-loss reviews of all products.
  • Evaluation of loss reserve adequacy by product.
  • Development and refinement of rating factors and predictive models.
  • Development of financial measurements to monitor and forecast performance of business units.
  • Analysis of claims reporting patterns and claims disposition rates.
  • Response to inquiries from regulators, independent auditors and rating agencies.
  • Cash flow analysis for financial planning and investing.

We are currently hiring actuarial talent in our Chicago office. Please visit us at www.cna.com.

As one of the most trusted names in commercial insurance, CNA provides protection to more than one million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. Founded in 1897, CNA is committed to its relationships with customers, distributors and business partners alike. As a result, CNA is not only the seventh largest U.S. commercial insurer and the 13th largest U.S. property and casualty insurer, but the carrier of choice for the industries and markets we serve.

Notebook Sponsor and Advertiser

Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment

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Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment was established by Sally Ezra and Claude Penland, ACAS, MAAA, partners with over 35 years of combined industry experience. With the industry's leading actuarial salary surveys and a rapidly growing actuarial recruiting staff, our goal is to be the top actuarial recruitment firm in the world while serving the long-term needs of clients and actuaries.

Our educated, knowledgeable and highly-trained staff will always exhibit business ethics, integrity, empathy and strong listening skills to help you reach your business goals. Ezra Penland works on both retained and contingent searches at all levels of actuarial analysts, credentialed actuaries and senior roles.

Each attendee receives a copy of the 2011 Ezra Penland US Property & Casualty Actuarial Salary Surveys. These 4 Surveys are split by Consulting, Reinsurance, Insurance/All Other, and All Employers Combined. Attendees will also receive a handy Ezra Penland notebook to jot down notes throughout the Annual Meeting.

Opening Day Luncheon

Milliman

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Hundreds of insurance professionals around the world rely on our actuarial software solutions for the accurate loss information they need to make strategic and timely business decisions. Our actuarial experience and our data and systems development expertise allow us to provide a full range of reserving solutions, from basic analysis tools to re-engineering the entire reserving process.

  • Our Reserve Variability Modeling solutions simulate distributions of your potential losses using industry standard techniques on an ultimate or one-year time horizon. Many statistical capabilities to allow you to get the best possible model of your data, regardless of how unusual your situation may be. Like our other tools, our modeling systems provide both unparalleled flexibility and ease of use.
  • ReservePro® Enterprise combines automation capabilities, analysis tools, and a company-wide loss database to streamline your entire department. In addition to the software itself, our industry specialists will help you develop a rich data mart of all your company's loss, claim, LAE, premium, and exposure data, coordinated with all the related source systems throughout the company. The resulting solution provides you immediate access to all the information you need, when you need it.
  • Our ReservePro® and Affinity® solutions range from single desktop reserving tools to platforms providing the foundation for a high performing actuarial department. These solutions can form the centerpiece for a complete upgrade of your entire reserve analysis process.
  • TriangleMaker™ puts you in control of aggregating your data for analysis. You can segment, limit, and roll up your triangles however and whenever you want—no more waiting on the IT department.
  • We can help you optimize your economic capital modeling with our ERM expertise and DFA Capital's ADVISE™ advanced stochastic modeling software.

Come see how our reserving solutions can change the way you work. We will be exhibiting and demonstrating all of our solutions during the seminar or visit us at actuarialsoftware.com.

Tote Bag Sponsor, Cyber Café Sponsor, Cyber Café Giveaway and Advertiser

Pauline Reimer/Pryor Associates Executive Search

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“It Takes One To Know One…An Actuary Placing Actuaries”

Named a top recruiting firm by Dun & Bradstreet, Pryor has 40 years of insurance (P&C, Health, Life, Pensions & Investments) experience.

Pauline Reimer, ASA, MAAA, has headed the Actuarial Placement Division since 1986, after working as an actuary in insurance and consulting firms. Proudly the CAS's first Platinum Partner, she is also on the Executive Board of ASNY and the Advisory Board of Columbia University’s MS in Actuarial Science program.

Quoted in periodicals and television, Pauline handles each step of every actuarial assignment personally – no client is ever relegated to just an Assistant. Her impressive placement records of 99% retention rate and 100% success ratio in retained searches confirm her status as one of the most successful actuarial recruiters worldwide.

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Actuarial Careers, Inc.

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Actuarial Careers, Inc.® is a highly specialized executive recruiting firm exclusively dedicated to the placement and advancement of Chief Actuaries, Fellows, Associates and pre-Associates on a worldwide basis with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $1,000,000.

Our blend of advanced technologies and a unique team approach has made Actuarial Careers, Inc.® the fastest growing recruiting firm exclusively serving the actuarial community. Our dedicated Property & Casualty team is continuously surveying the market for top candidates and exciting new opportunities.

The entire professional staff of Actuarial Careers, Inc.® is committed to providing the finest service in the industry. Our institutional clients include insurance companies, consulting firms, investment banks as well as other sector employers offering traditional and non-traditional employment opportunities for actuaries. Actuarial Careers, Inc.® provides its services on both a contingency and retainer basis.

DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment

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The mission of DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment is to be the premier executive recruiting firm specializing in the placement of actuaries and risk professionals; to be recognized for the service, integrity and forthrightness that the firm brings to each and every business relationship; and to be willing at all times to sacrifice short-term gain for the long-term good and prosperity of our clients, our candidates and, as a result, our organization as well.

Exhibitors

Actuarial Careers, Inc.

Actuarial Careers, Inc. Logo

Actuarial Careers, Inc.® is a highly specialized executive recruiting firm exclusively dedicated to the placement and advancement of Chief Actuaries, Fellows, Associates and pre-Associates on a worldwide basis with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $1,000,000.

Our blend of advanced technologies and a unique team approach has made Actuarial Careers, Inc.® the fastest growing recruiting firm exclusively serving the actuarial community. Our dedicated Property & Casualty team is continuously surveying the market for top candidates and exciting new opportunities.

The entire professional staff of Actuarial Careers, Inc.® is committed to providing the finest service in the industry. Our institutional clients include insurance companies, consulting firms, investment banks as well as other sector employers offering traditional and non-traditional employment opportunities for actuaries. Actuarial Careers, Inc.® provides its services on both a contingency and retainer basis.

The Actuarial Foundation

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The Actuarial Foundation is the charitable arm of the actuarial profession. Visit us to learn about our impacts in Youth Education, Consumer Financial Education, Scholarships, and Research, Awards and Prizes. We want your involvement! Learn about your foundation and how you can help us in “Preparing for tomorrow’s possibilities® through education.”

American Academy of Actuaries

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The American Academy of Actuaries is a 16,000-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public on behalf of the U.S. actuarial profession. The Academy assists public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues. The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries in the United States.

CARFAX Banking and Insurance Group

CARFAX Banking and Insurance Group Logo

CARFAX maintains the most comprehensive vehicle history database ever assembled with over 7 billion records from more than 34,000 unique sources. In addition, all data undergoes rigorous quality assurance testing and is run through hundreds of business rules developed over the last 22 years. Join the dozens of insurers across the nation that have incorporated vehicle history into their auto underwriting and rating to improve their loss ratios. More information leads to better decisions.

Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment

Ezra Penland Logo

Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment was established by Sally Ezra and Claude Penland, ACAS, MAAA, partners with over 35 years of combined industry experience. With the industry's leading actuarial salary surveys and a rapidly growing actuarial recruiting staff, our goal is to be the top actuarial recruitment firm in the world while serving the long-term needs of clients and actuaries.

Our educated, knowledgeable and highly-trained staff will always exhibit business ethics, integrity, empathy and strong listening skills to help you reach your business goals. Ezra Penland works on both retained and contingent searches at all levels of actuarial analysts, credentialed actuaries and senior roles.

Each attendee receives a copy of the 2011 Ezra Penland US Property & Casualty Actuarial Salary Surveys. These 4 Surveys are split by Consulting, Reinsurance, Insurance/All Other, and All Employers Combined. Attendees will also receive a handy Ezra Penland notebook to jot down notes throughout the Annual Meeting.

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC Logo

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is the world's leading risk and reinsurance specialist and a member of Marsh & McLennan Companies. With more than 50 offices worldwide, Guy Carpenter creates and executes integrated risk management and reinsurance solutions that deliver capital value for clients across the globe. Guy Carpenter's MetaRisk® is the industry's most transparent risk and capital decision tool. A truly integrated model, MetaRisk delivers comprehensive underwriting, reserve, catastrophe, credit and investment risk capabilities and enables users to prepare for the rigorous demands of Solvency II and ERM. Visit www.MetaRisk.info.

ISO

ISO Logo

Since 1971, ISO has been a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, the company provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information; policy language; information about specific locations; fraud-identification tools; and technical services. ISO serves insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, insurance regulators, risk managers, and other participants in the property/casualty insurance marketplace. ISO is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics. For more information, visit www.iso.com and www.verisk.com.

ISO Risk Analyzer® is a suite of predictive models that help you classify, segment, and price your insurance risks. These powerful analytic tools examine hundreds of indicators and predict expected losses at the policy level by major coverage or peril. Leveraging the data and predictive modeling expertise of ISO and data from external sources, ISO Risk Analyzer provides sophisticated pricing refinement in one powerful set of tools.

LexisNexis

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LexisNexis LexisNexis® Insurance Solutions has an unmatched combination of unique data, tools, and services. Our solutions allow insurers to uncover unseen information patterns so they can maximize the value of their customer base as well as quickly evaluate and validate the effectiveness of your customer strategies while identifying market opportunities.

LexisNexis insurance analytics customers include a majority of the leading Property and Casualty insurers who utilize our analytics solutions to gain deeper strategic insight to help improve pricing, sales, and marketing decisions. The InsurQuote SM and InsurViewSM data and visualization tools allow carriers to compare their competitive positions while the Optimal Decisions Toolkit allows carriers to identify the rates, sales paths, and marketing actions to best meet financial objectives.

Milliman

Milliman Logo

Hundreds of insurance professionals around the world rely on our actuarial software solutions for the accurate loss information they need to make strategic and timely business decisions. Our actuarial experience and our data and systems development expertise allow us to provide a full range of reserving solutions, from basic analysis tools to re-engineering the entire reserving process.

  • Our Reserve Variability Modeling solutions simulate distributions of your potential losses using industry standard techniques on an ultimate or one-year time horizon. Many statistical capabilities to allow you to get the best possible model of your data, regardless of how unusual your situation may be. Like our other tools, our modeling systems provide both unparalleled flexibility and ease of use.
  • ReservePro® Enterprise combines automation capabilities, analysis tools, and a company-wide loss database to streamline your entire department. In addition to the software itself, our industry specialists will help you develop a rich data mart of all your company's loss, claim, LAE, premium, and exposure data, coordinated with all the related source systems throughout the company. The resulting solution provides you immediate access to all the information you need, when you need it.
  • Our ReservePro® and Affinity® solutions range from single desktop reserving tools to platforms providing the foundation for a high performing actuarial department. These solutions can form the centerpiece for a complete upgrade of your entire reserve analysis process.
  • TriangleMaker™ puts you in control of aggregating your data for analysis. You can segment, limit, and roll up your triangles however and whenever you want—no more waiting on the IT department.
  • We can help you optimize your economic capital modeling with our ERM expertise and DFA Capital's ADVISE™ advanced stochastic modeling software.

Come see how our reserving solutions can change the way you work. We will be exhibiting and demonstrating all of our solutions during the seminar or visit us at actuarialsoftware.com.

Pauline Reimer/Pryor Associates Executive Search

Pryor Associates Executive Search Logo

“It Takes One To Know One…An Actuary Placing Actuaries”

Named a top recruiting firm by Dun & Bradstreet, Pryor has 40 years of insurance (P&C, Health, Life, Pensions & Investments) experience.

Pauline Reimer, ASA, MAAA, has headed the Actuarial Placement Division since 1986, after working as an actuary in insurance and consulting firms. Proudly the CAS's first Platinum Partner, she is also on the Executive Board of ASNY and the Advisory Board of Columbia University’s MS in Actuarial Science program.

Quoted in periodicals and television, Pauline handles each step of every actuarial assignment personally – no client is ever relegated to just an Assistant. Her impressive placement records of 99% retention rate and 100% success ratio in retained searches confirm her status as one of the most successful actuarial recruiters worldwide.

Sensomatix

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Sensomatix is the power house for data analysis services for auto insurance companies. Leveraging its Driving DNA® platform, Sensomatix enables insurance companies to offer programs known as Usage Based Insurance (UBI). UBI has become a major evolution in the auto insurance industry; and most of the leading insurance companies in the US are involved in UBI today. Sensomatix has been servicing usage based insurance programs around the world for over 7 years, working with 3 of the top 10 insurance carriers in the US.

From "When and Where" you drive, to "How" you drive - using rich and enhanced telematics data, we can today understand not only where and when a car is being driven, but how safely - accounting for behavioral analysis and driving styles. This information serves as a much more powerful and accurate indicator of risk, which can also generate impact on customer safety and insurance loss alike.

Driving DNA®, the company's state-of-the-art predictive risk analysis platform, synthesizes data from variety of telematics devices, geographic information system, weather and more. Driving DNA identifies unique mathematical signatures that characterize each driver's behavior based on a comprehensive analysis of driving patterns. The platform correlates these signatures with actuarial risk to determine an accurate driving Safety Score. Driving DNA supports a suite of actuarial data products and insurance analytics services, including Safety Scoring TM - a rating algorithm approved by the US Departments of Insurance (DOI filing) in the many of the states.

You are welcome to visit our website for additional information: www.sensomatix.com.

 

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