2005 Special Interest Seminar- Predictive Modeling

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1100 N. Glebe Road
Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22201

The purpose of this seminar, held September 19-20, 2005 at the Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, embraces two fundamental concepts. The first goal is to promote a better understanding of predictive modeling techniques in the actuarial community. The second is to further discussion of current and future insurance applications of predictive models.

Basic- and intermediate-level sessions will be offered covering such predictive modeling and analytic techniques as:

  • Generalized Linear Models (GLM)
  • Classification And Regression Trees (CART)
  • Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines (MARS)
  • Neural Networks
  • Generalized Additive Models (GAM)
  • Clustering
  • Principal Components Analysis
  • Bootstrapping
  • Model Validation

Target Audience
This seminar is intended for actuaries and other insurance professionals at all levels who wish to learn about the potential uses of predictive modeling in their work. The seminar will benefit prospective users of all levels, from actuarial students and insurance analysts to insurance company management.