Save the Date: upcoming 2018 SOA Candidate Connect Events

The SOA holds several Candidate Connect events throughout the year in addition to their annual meeting. These events allow actuarial students/candidates pursuing their ASA designation, to learn more about the profession, network with actuaries, and attend sessions focused on industry specific topics.

May 7: Baltimore, MD

Life & Annuity Symposium: this is one of the SOA’s largest professional development meetings and includes an opening session, breakout sessions, luncheon and a reception for Candidate Connect participants.

Pre-ASA candidates can expect to:

  • Learn important industry topics and how to apply knowledge to practice
  • Network and build connections with SOA leaders, members and fellow candidates

Pre-ASA students/candidates taking SOA exams in order to gain their ASA designation should feel free to attend. A basic working knowledge of actuarial practice is preferred.

May 25: Charlotte, NC

This full-day program is filled with networking opportunities, informative workshops and sessions.

Pre-ASA candidates will:

  • Gain insights into the actuarial profession and industry from top-notch speakers
  • Learn what qualities employers look for and how to prepare for an actuarial career
  • Build a professional network by connecting with SOA members, fellow candidates and employer representatives

Pre-ASA students/candidates taking SOA exams in order to gain their ASA designation should feel free to attend. A basic working knowledge of actuarial practice is preferred.

June 25: Austin, TX

2018 Health Meeting: this is one of the SOA’s largest annual professional development meetings and includes an opening session, breakout sessions, luncheon and a reception for Candidate Connect participants.

Pre-ASA candidates can expect to:

  • Learn important industry topics and how to apply knowledge to practice
  • Network and build connections with SOA leaders, members and fellow candidates

Pre-ASA students/candidates taking SOA exams in order to gain their ASA designation should feel free to attend. A basic working knowledge of actuarial practice is preferred.


Check back for details on the following Candidate Connect Events:

August 27: Washington, DC – Valuation Actuary Meeting

October 15: Nashville, TN – Held during SOA Annual Meeting

November 9: Chicago, IL

Meeting dates and information was obtained through SOA.org.