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Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar to be Held
September 13-14 in Las Vegas

ARLINGTON, VA, Aug. 18 -- A hands-on workshop outlining strategies to effectively present reserve estimates in a credible and understandable manner will highlight the program of the Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar, to be held September 13-14 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, NV. The seminar is sponsored by the Casualty Actuarial Society, the American Academy of Actuaries, and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries.

The seminar provides an opportunity for actuaries and other professionals whose responsibilities include loss reserving to present and discuss significant loss reserving issues and their related financial reporting implications. Sessions are offered to engage professionals and students from a wide array of disciplines including insurance, accounting, and risk management.

Over 50 different concurrent sessions will be offered covering:

In addition, nine research papers dealing with reserving issues will be presented by their authors, and the results of other recent research projects will be discussed.

The fee for the seminar is $700 for active candidates, Affiliates, Associates and Fellows of the CAS, $800 for non-CAS members and $350 for government employees, if received on or before August 27. Fees increase $50 after this date. Details and an online registration form are available on the CAS Web Site at www.casact.org.

The purposes of the Casualty Actuarial Society are to advance the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to property, casualty and similar risk exposures, to establish and maintain standards of qualification for membership, to promote and maintain high standards of conduct and competence for the members, and to increase the awareness of actuarial science.