Casualty Actuarial Society

Professional Education

In Focus Seminar: Expanding the Toolset - Underwriting Collaboration
October 22-23, 2015
Boston, MA


Paul Revere Statue

The Casualty Actuarial Society invites you to be a part of the 2015 In Focus Seminar: "Expanding the Toolset: Underwriting Collaboration" scheduled for October 22-23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Committee strives to construct a rich program addressing issues, applications and insight across a broad spectrum of professional practices and fostering cross-pollination and collaboration of risk management professionals without regard to industry sector or geographic location.


The Committee is issuing a Call for Presentations (Deadline March 27) to solicit ideas for professional content and identify outstanding speakers for the 2015 event. The Committee wants your ideas for sessions that will deliver valuable content and will be engaging to attendees. Ideally, your suggestions will include the names of subject matter experts that are willing and able to participate at the Seminar.

Presentations that serve as a critical review or reflection on underwriting today (consider the theme) are particularly encouraged. The following is a sample list of topics and/or potential presentations of greatest relevance to the Committee; it is not exhaustive. Other topics relating to underwriting are also welcome:

  • Predictive Modeling
  • Emerging Risks
  • Cyber Liability
  • Reinsurance or Catastrophe Underwriting
  • Telematics/Usage Based Insurance
  • Car or Home Sharing
  • Microinsurance
  • Commercial Lines Pricing
  • Captives and Alternative Markets
  • Underwriting Cycle
  • Regional or Global Issues
  • Regulations


  • For more information on In Focus content, please contact CAS Professional Education Coordinator, Nora Potter
  • For more information on attendee registration, please e-mail
  • For more information on In Focus other than registration or content issues, please e-mail
  • For more information on other CAS opportunities, or for more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact the CAS Office by email or at (703) 276-3100