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CAS Announces Series of WebEx Conferences on White Paper on CAS Education Strategy

12/06/2006 —

The CAS Board of Directors has endorsed a proposed strategy for future CAS education, with significant implications for both basic education and continuing education. The White Paper on CAS Education Strategy has been developed to present the strategy to stakeholders.

To assist with both communicating details of the strategy and gathering feedback, a series of WebEx Conferences has been scheduled. President Tom Myers and President-Elect Chris Carlson will conduct the conferences, during which participants will view presentation slides online and listen via teleconference. There will also be considerable opportunity for participants to ask questions and make comments.

Four one-hour conferences have been scheduled:

  • December 19, 2006, 12:00 p.m. EST – Conference for Employers of Actuaries
    The target audience for this session includes Chief Actuaries and the individuals who are responsible for administering the student programs at their companies.

  • December 19, 2006, 1:00 p.m. EST – Conference for CAS Membership
    Any CAS members are invited and encouraged to participate.

  • January 9, 2006, 12:00 p.m. EST – Conference for Academics
    Anyone involved in teaching actuarial science, mathematics, or related courses for students sitting for CAS exams is invited to participate.

  • January 9, 1:00 p.m. EST – Conference for Candidates
    This session will be geared towards individuals actively pursuing a CAS designation.

Please note: The conference for the CAS membership will be recorded and available online for later viewing.

If you would like to participate in one of the conferences, you must RSVP by completing the RSVP form by the day prior to the session. Individuals who RSVP will be provided with information about how to access the conference.

If you have questions or comments on the planned WebEx Conferences, please contact Mike Boa, Director of Communications and Research, at the CAS Office at mboa@casact.org.

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