Casualty Actuarial Society

Seminar on Ratemaking General Information

2008 CAS Ratemaking Seminar
March 17-18, 2008


Enrollment Information

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

Registration Type Received before
March 3, 2008
Received after
March 3, 2008
CAS Member/Active Candidate*/
Subscriber/Academic Corresp.
$800 $900
Non-Member $1000 $1100
Government Employee(if CAS Member/
Candidate/Subscriber/Academic Corresp.)
Government Employee (Non-Member) $500
Panelist/Moderator (if CAS Member/
Candidate/Subscriber/Academic Corresp.)
Panelist/Moderator (Non-Member) Fee Waived

* An active candidate of the CAS is defined as one who has attempted at least one actuarial exam in the last two calendar years

Pictures of Boston.  Photos on this brochure are courtesy of: Greater Boston Convention & Vistors Bureau and Sonesta International Hotels Corporation

Registration fees include all meeting materials, as well as evening receptions on Sunday and Monday, continental breakfast and refreshment breaks on Monday and Tuesday, and lunch on Monday.

Registrations received after March 3, 2008 will be subject to a $100 late fee. The CAS Office staff will send a confirmation by mail to all registrants.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be refunded for cancellations received by the CAS Office no later than March 10, 2008, less a $100 processing fee. Only written cancellations will be honored and may be faxed to (703) 276-3108 or e-mailed to

In the event that a CAS meeting is canceled, participants receive a full refund for registration fees paid. Transportation costs or fees are the responsibility of each attendee, and are therefore not reimbursable by the CAS.


Business casual attire is suggested for all sessions, as well as the evening receptions on Sunday and Monday. As meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels may vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions. In Boston, the average high temperature during March is 46 degrees and the average low is 31 degrees.

Lodging Information

The 2008 Seminar on Ratemaking will be held at:

    Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston- Limited Rooms Available*
    40 Edwin Land Boulevard
    Cambridge, MA, USA 02142
    (800) SONESTA (U.S. and Canada) or (617) 806-4200
    CAS Group Rate: $179 plus tax

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the evenings of March 16 and 17, 2008. Rates are $179 plus tax for a single or double room. Please call the hotel directly at (617) 806-4200 or toll-free at (800)-SONESTA to make your reservations. Hotel reservations must be made by February 22, 2008 in order to receive the negotiated rate; please be sure to inform the hotel that you are attending the Casualty Actuarial Society Seminar on Ratemaking.

*The Royal Sonesta is sold out of single and double guest rooms, the hotel does have a few executive suites available at $429. The Hotel Marlowe, located directly across the street from the Royal Sonesta, has guest rooms available. Please contact The Hotel Marlowe at:

    Hotel Marlowe
    25 Edwin H Land Blvd
    Cambridge, MA 02141
    617) 868-8000
    Rates: $195/night

Airline Information

United Airlines is the designated carrier for the Seminar on Ratemaking. United Airlines is offering discounted airfares to all meeting attendees into Logan airport:

  • Logan International Airport (BOS) is located 3 miles from the Royal Sonesta Boston Hotel.

To take advantage of these reduced fares, please call United at 800-521-4041 and refer to File Number 530TF.

For more information about Boston, visit the Boston CVB Web Site.


Photos on this brochure are courtesy of: Greater Boston Convention & Vistors Bureau and Sonesta International Hotels Corporation