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2011 Casualty Loss Reserve Presentations

2011 Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar Presentations

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Updated: 29 September 2011

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7:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks/General Session 1:
Challenges and Opportunities for the P/C Insurance Industry
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
BAS-1: Basic Track I - Considerations In Evaluating Reserves
SI-1: Captive Basics and Trends for Casualty Actuaries
LOB-1: Current Issues in California Workers Compensation
ST-4: Extreme Development Techniques
LOB-7: Florida Property Line Reserving in the Post SB 408 Environment
CP-1: Open Source Loss Simulation Model
VR-3: Reserve Distributions --> Range of Reasonable Estimate --> What Number do I Book?
FR-1: Reserving under a New Insurance Contracts Accounting Standard
ERM-3: Trends in Enterprise Risk Management
VR-7: Hands on session on how to reserve with Generalized Linear Models to get calendar year trend and a reserve distribution
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon with Speaker Diana Welch: Impact of Healthcare Reform on the Economy and Reserving
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
FR-6: Actuarial Opinions and ASOP No. 36
VR-5: Assessing and Improving the Quality of Reserve Ranges
BAS-2: Basic Track II: Comparison of Techniques
LOB-3: Directors & Officers Liability Policy Primer and Claim Modeling Potential
HC-4: Introductory Group Healthcare Reserving
FR-4: Premium Deficiency Reserves: How Much and Why?
R-3: Reinsurance Reserving and The Underwriting Cycle
INTNL-2: Solvency II Update
VR-9: Solvency II: Risk Margins and Technical Provisions
PD-2: What Is Professionalism?
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
ERM-1: A Link Between the One-Year and Ultimate Perspective on Reserve Risk
PD-3: Avoiding Litigation and Disciplinary Risk
BAS-3: Basic Track III - You Set the Reserve!
INTNL-1: Bermuda Market Update and Outlook
LOB-8: Estimating the Cost of Black Lung Claims (Updated: 13 September 2011)
FR-3: IRS Audit Activity - P&C Loss Reserve Challenges
VR-4: Instructional Approach to Mack and Bootstrap Model (Part 1)
HC-1: Medical Professional Liability Insurance Reserving 101
R-1: Reinsurance Reserving Benchmarks: A Toolkit for a Practicing Actuary
VR-8: The Very Very Basic Guide to Reserve Variability and Ranges
4:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
VR-4: Instructional Approach to Mack and Bootstrap Model (Part 2)
LOB-5: Commercial Lines - A Potpourri of Reserving Issues
HC-2: Current Issues and Trends in Medical Professional Liability
INT-1: Intermediate Track I - Considerations in Evaluating Changing Conditions
ERM-2: Introduction to Economic Capital Modeling
FR-7: M&A Due Diligence: An Actuary's Role
ST-3: Predictive Modeling and Claims Analytics to Incorporate Leakage Analyses
R-2: Reinsurance Reserving -- Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up
LOB-4: Reserving for Construction Risks
ST-2: Using Multivariate Models to Test Traditional Reserving Methods


7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
SI-2: Complementing an Actuarial Review with a Claims Review
VR-2: How to estimate Risk Margins under IFRS
INT-2: Intermediate Track II - Investigating and Detecting Change
PD-1: The ABCD Counseling: Discussion on Avoiding Problems
HC-3: The State of the Medical Professional Liability Market
ST-1: Using Predictive Modeling to Investigate the Underlying Claims Process and Understand its Impact on Traditional Loss Reserving Methods (Updated: 20 September 2011)
FR-2: Actuarial Report Writing 101
LOB-9: No-Fault: Concept v. Reality
9:30 a.m. –11:00 a.m.
HC-5: Current Issues in Group Healthcare Reserving
INT-3: Intermediate Track III - Case Study
ERM-4: Internal Model Validation
VR-6: Reserve Risk Models, White, Grey and Black Swans
FR-5: Risk Transfer Testing - Accounting Guidance and Case Studies
LOB-6: State of the Risk Transfer Market for Asbestos
VR-1: The Mack/Murphy Model Framework: From Theory to Practice
LOB-2: Workers Compensation - What About Frequency?
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
General Session 2:
The Reserve Cycle, the Underwriting Cycle and the Economy

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