Casualty Actuarial Society

Seminar on Ratemaking

2008 CAS Ratemaking Seminar
March 17-18, 2008


2008 Seminar on Ratemaking Brochure Cover

Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Online registration is closed. (Updated: 3/7/08)

The 2008 CAS Seminar on Ratemaking will be held on March 17 - 18, 2008 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston in Cambridge, marking the return of the seminar to Boston for the first time since 1997. The 2008 event will feature a keynote address by Massachusetts Insurance Commissioner Nonnie Burnes, who will talk about the planned return of competitive rating and an assigned risk plan for personal auto insurance in Massachusetts, as well as coastal property insurance availability issues and other items of regulatory interest. Tuesday’s agenda will include a general session featuring Insurance Information Institute President, Robert Hartwig.

More than 40 concurrent breakout sessions are planned in the following tracks:

  • General Ratemaking Concepts
  • Underwriting
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Personal Lines
  • Commercial Lines
  • Workers Compensation
  • Reinsurance
  • Risk and Capital Management
  • Data Management
  • Regulatory

The seminar is open to CAS members, as well as to non-members. The General Ratemaking Concepts track will provide an educational opportunity for actuarial students as well as underwriters and other non-actuaries who are interested in gaining a basic understanding of ratemaking concepts. The underwriting track will provide useful material for actuaries and underwriters alike.