Casualty Actuarial Society

Risk Premium Project Update

Risk Assessment Database / 2011 Update

Held on Thursday July 12, 2012


This webinar summarizes the results of the 2011 Risk Assessment Database (RAD) continual update. The aim of the RAD is to review the actuarial and finance literature on the theory and empirics of risk assessment for property-casualty insurance. 68 papers were added to the RAD database, which now contains 986 references. The RAD webpage has been revised and offers a new "Suggest Items" template that CAS members and other interested parties can use to suggest new papers. The webinar will provide an overview on recent academic research and should also provide a platform to exchange ideas on future research topics.

Intended Audience

CAS Members and Non-Members are welcome to attend. This session may be of particular interest to those actuaries who are interested in getting an update on what is currently going on in actuarial and finance literature, especially on the theory and empirics of risk assessment for property-casualty insurance.


The webinar will be conducted by Prof. Martin Eling. He is the Professor for Insurance Management and Director of the Institute of Insurance Economics at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). From 2009 to 2011 he was the Professor for Insurance and Director of the Institute of Insurance Science at the University of Ulm (Germany). He received his doctoral degree in 2005 from the University of Münster and his postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) in 2009 from the University of St. Gallen. In 2008 he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Registration Information and Fees

Registration Fees (in U.S. Dollars)

Received on/before June 28, 2012

Received after
June 28, 2012

Individual Registration



Multiple Registrations
Multiple registrations must be using the same computer and telephone connection.



*Multiple Registrations will need to provide a list of attendees to the CAS via email,, in order for all attendees to receive educational credit.


Registrations fees will be refunded for cancellations received in writing at the CAS Office via fax, 703-276-3108, or email,, by July 5, 2012 less a $25 processing fee.

CAS Continuing Education Policy

The CAS Continuing Education Policy applies to all ACAS and FCAS members who provide actuarial services. Actuarial services are defined in the CAS Code of Professional Conduct as “professional services provided to a Principal by an individual acting in the capacity of an actuary. Such services include the rendering of advice, recommendations, findings, or opinions based upon actuarial considerations.” Members who are or could be subject to the continuing education requirements of a national actuarial organization can meet the requirements of the CAS Continuing Education Policy by satisfying the continuing education requirements established by a national actuarial organization recognized by the Policy.

This activity may qualify for up to 1.5* CE Credits for the Spring Meeting for CAS members. Participants should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CAS members earn 1 CE Credit per 50 minutes of educational session time not to include breaks or lunch.

*The amount of CE credit that can be earned for participating in this activity must be assessed by the individual attendee. It also may be different for individuals who are subject to the requirements of organizations other than the American Academy of Actuaries.

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