Casualty Actuarial Society

2008 Spring Meeting Handouts

2008 Spring Meeting Handouts and Audio Recordings

These handouts are available in either Power Point or PDF file format, unless otherwise indicated. You will need to download the following viewers to access the files:

Audio files are available in MP3 format, which be listened to using iTunes:

If a session handout is not online, unfortunately it was not submitted by the speaker and is not available.

Monday, June 16

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Keynote Speaker: Evan Mills, Ph.D.
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
General Session: Economic Capital Modeling: A Report Card
1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
C-2: ASOP 43 (Unpaid Claim Liabilities)
C-9: Loss Reserve Governance (CAS Reserves Call Paper Program)
C-10: Market and Cycle: How Long Can We Stay Profitable
C-13: Project Management for Predictive Models
C-20: State of the Reinsurance Market
C-23: Update on Solvency
P-1: Paper Session 1 (Variance)
P2: Paper Session 2
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
C-1: Advantages/Disadvantages of Deterministic Reserve Methods vs Stochastic Reserve Modeling
C-4: Claim Reviews and Implications on Actuarial Analyses
C-12: Predictive Modeling and Insurance Operations
C-16: Regulators, Risk Managers & Good Corporate Governance – Is Your Board of Directors Up to the Job?
C-17: The Role Actuaries Play in Mergers and Acquisitions
C-18: Seasoned Actuaries Section
C-24: Workers Compensation: New Developments in Development
P-3: Paper Session 3

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Tuesday, June 17

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Reinsurance Run-Off
General Session: Catastrophe Modeling Update
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
C-3: ASOP Fables - Real World Usage of the Standards of Practice
C-6: Enterprise Risk Management - A Case Study
C-7: Evaluating Reinsurance Pricing and Optimization from Cedants’ Perspective
C-11: Mortgage Fraud and the Subprime Lending Crisis, and More
C-14: Public Auto Insurers in Canada
C-15: Dynamic Risk Modeling Committee Research Update
P-4: Paper Session 4 (Variance)
P-5: Paper Session 5
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
C-5: Dependence Modeling via Multivariate Copulas

C-8: Loss Estimation - How Do You Know When You’re Right?

C-19: Second Injury Funds: Why Are They Going Away? Should Actuaries Care?

C-21: Sub-Prime Issues for D&O
C-22: Trends in Medical Malpractice – Patients Versus Profits
P-6: Paper Session 6

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Wednesday, June 18

Joint Day Sessions

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
General Session: Sustainability Risk Management
Session 82: Joint Day General Session: Sustainability Risk Management
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Session 84: A Survey of Predictive Modeling across the Actuarial Disciplines
Session 85: Health Care Cost (Medical Trend) Inflation
Session 86: Linkage of Risk, Capital and Financial Management—The Real World
Session 87: The International Actuarial Association, Ten Years Later
Session 88: The Jumbo Case
Session 89: Principles-Based Approach–The Canadian Experience
Session 90: CERA—The New Actuarial Opportunity
Session 91: For All the Marbles: Effective Negotiation Skills — Part 1
Session 92: Hot Products in the U.S. and Canada—Would they Sell Well on the Other Side of the Border?
Session 93: Insurance Taxation in the United States and Canada—Similarities and Differences
Session 94: Impact of IFRS Insurance Accounting
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Session 96: Joint General Luncheon: The Presidents Panel
2:00-3:30 p.m.
Session 98: ARIA Prize Paper: “Solvency, Capital Allocation and Fair Rate of Return in Insurance”
Session 99: Do the Right Thing
Session 100: P&C Loss Reserve Discounting
Session 101: Actuaries without Borders—An International Experience in Microinsurance
Session 102: IAIS—Recent Developments
Session 103: For All the Marbles: Effective Negotiation Skills—Part 2
Session 104: An Actuarial Perspective on Measuring Operational Risk
Session 105: Online Insurance: Internet Marketing
Session 106: Nontraditional Reinsurance—From Variable Annuity Reinsurance to P&C Natural Catastrophe Bonds
Session 107: CRO Roundtable: Risk and Capital Management Key Issues

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