2002 Seminar on Ratemaking Seminar Format  


The seminar will open with a general session on Thursday morning followed by four sets of concurrent sessions. Three concurrent sessions will be held on Friday. Lunch will be provided on Thursday only.

The seminar will contain over 40 different sessions. To encourage audience participation, time will be provided at the end of each session for questions.

GENERAL SESSION
The Impact of Terrorism on the P&C Marketplace

This session will focus on some of the myriad of changes to the property/casualty insurance landscape as a result of the events of September 11 and how the industry is dealing with them. Emphasis will be placed on those issues impacting insurance coverages, rates, and regulation. Insurance company, regulatory, rating agency, and agency/brokerage perspectives will be represented.

INTRODUCTORY SESSIONS
Introductory sessions will cover the standard ratemaking process for personal lines coverages. Designed for beginning candidates, underwriters, and other insurance professionals who are unfamiliar with the ratemaking process, these sessions will demonstrate the pricing process from data collection through the evaluation of marketing issues for a particular line of business.

DATA MANAGEMENT SESSIONS
Data management sessions are intended for those who are concerned with managing data and information, particularly in light of emerging technology.

FINANCIAL AND DYNAMIC FINANCIAL ANALYSIS SESSIONS
Financial and dynamic financial analysis sessions are for actuaries who are interested in financial analysis applications.

WORKERS COMPENSATION SESSIONS
Workers compensation sessions are designed for actuaries who have experience with workers compensation ratemaking and pricing techniques.

CoMMERCIAL LINES SESSIONS
Commercial lines sessions are recommended for actuaries and underwriters who seek to expand their knowledge in the product development and pricing areas for the vast variety of commercial insureds.

PERSONAL LINES SESSIONS
Personal lines sessions will cover topical issues in risk classification such as auto type, credit history, and ratemaking in various locations in the U.S. and abroad.

PROPERTY SESSIONS
Property sessions are designed for those who are involved in pricing property lines products. Sessions will cover a variety of property exposures.

REGULATORY SESSIONS
Regulatory sessions will include panels on giving expert testimony in rate hearings and panels discussing emerging regulatory issues.

REINSURANCE SESSIONS
Reinsurance sessions address a broad range of topics. These panels will presume that attendees have at least a general knowledge of the subject.

RATEMAKING CALL PAPERS
Ratemaking call paper sessions feature selected authors who submitted their papers to the CAS Research Committee on Ratemaking for their 2002 Call Paper Program. These authors will present and discuss their ideas.


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