Casualty Actuarial Society

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CAS Course on Professionalism

If you recently completed CAS Online Course 1-Risk Management and Insurance Operations and/or CAS Online Course 2-Insurance Accounting, Coverage Analysis, Insurance Law, and Insurance Regulation and you have your passing grade report issued by The Institutes AND this is your LAST requirement for being nominated for an ACAS designation, you may submit your unofficial grade report to the CAS office via email or fax at or 703.276.3108

*Please note, in this circumstance the CAS will only accept grade reports for Online Courses. CPCU credits or other waivers offered by The Institutes are not accepted.


The Course on Professionalism is designed to make the candidate aware of the requirements of the CAS, CIA, and AAA regarding the conduct of the actuary in the performance of his or her duties.

Registration for the Summer 2018 Course on ProfessionalismRegistration is now open for Chicago, Boston, and Toronto.

February 2018 COP Course Information - SOLD OUT The February 2018 Washington DC Metro Course on Professionalism is SOLD OUT. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist, please email Leanne Wieczorek.

Upcoming Dates

February 2018

Washington D.C. (Metro Area)- SOLD OUT

February 12-13, 2018
Arlington, VA 22209

Hyatt Centric Arlington
1325 Wilson BLVD
Arlington, VA 22209
The CAS has arranged a block of guest rooms at a rate of $144 plus taxes and fees.

Reservations must be made by January 16, 2018 to receive group rate.

Summer 2018




June 11-12, 2018**
Toronto, Canada

Westin Harbour Castle Hotel
1 Harbour Square,
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6, Canada

The Toronto Course is intended for candidates that plan to take exam 6C.

June 25-26, 2018
Boston, MA

Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor
101 Harborside Dr.
Boston, MA 02128

June 25-26, 2018
Chicago, IL

The Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603

Hotel details will be added as the information becomes available.

*Canadian Candidates
Canadian Candidates should note that the CAS Course on Professionalism only satisfies the CIA eligibility requirement for ACIA and FCIA when the CAS course is held in Canada, and when it includes appropriate Canadian content. The June 2018 Toronto Course will satisfy the CAS and CIA requirement. Note: The Toronto Course is reserved for Candidates that are seeking the CIA's ACIA/FCIA designations with intent to take, or having taken, exam 6C. The Toronto Course will satisfy both the CIA and CAS professionalism requirements.

Future Locations

Updated July 2017

The Professionalism Education Committee (COPE), which is responsible for developing the Course on Professionalism (COP), has developed the following four year rotating schedule for COP locations. The Committee has selected these cities and rotation in an effort to best serve the candidate audience. As a reminder, candidates should never make travel arrangements prior to registering and receiving a registration confirmation from the CAS. The rotating location schedule is merely offered as an advance planning tool and is subject to change.

Summer 2017 Summer 2018 Summer 2019 Summer 2020
Chicago Chicago Chicago Chicago
Toronto Boston Philadelphia Hartford
San Francisco Toronto Seattle TBD
Thailand China Asia Asia
Winter 2017 Winter 2018 Winter 2019 Winter 2020
Atlanta Lake Buena Vista, FL (Orlando) Atlanta Ft. Lauderdale/ Tampa / Orlando
Ft. Lauderdale Las Vegas San Diego Las Vegas
Feb 2018 Feb 2019 Feb 2020  
Washington DC Philadelphia Washington DC  


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