Category Archives: CAS Centennial

CAS Centennial Projects Recognized for Excellence

For any organization, paying tribute to 100 years of history can seem a daunting task. It will come as no surprise that the celebration of the CAS’s centennial year – culminating in the CAS Centennial Celebration and Annual Meeting in New York in November – was decades in the making. Projects such as the CAS … Read more »

What are Your Highlights from the CAS Centennial Celebration and Annual Meeting?

As the CAS moves forward in its Centennial year to address the many challenges that lie ahead, I want to take a moment to reflect on the kick-off to the year – the Centennial Celebration and Annual Meeting held last month in New York City. The Centennial Committees who put together the event did a … Read more »

Survey: Are You Thinking Outside the Triangle?

At the CAS Centennial Celebration and Annual Meeting, Don Mango, Dave Clark, Jim Guszcza and I are presenting a session called “Reserving for the Next 100 Years: Thinking Outside the Triangle.” We’re going to talk about whether we’ve been innovative in reserving, and it’s quite debatable. On the one hand, the CAS has over 400 … Read more »

Think Like a Futurist

We’ll have many things to celebrate at the CAS Centennial Celebration and Annual Meeting, scheduled for November 9-11 in New York City. Since our founding in 1914, the CAS has developed into an organization whose credentials are the most highly respected in the property/casualty actuarial profession. However, in order to maintain our leading position, we … Read more »

March is Women in Insurance Month

As the first chief actuary of the Insurance Information Institute – an organization designed to help everyone understand insurance better – I was keenly interested in having I.I.I.’s Pinterest board celebrating  Women in Insurance Month include perhaps the most famous female actuary, Ruth Salzmann, FCAS. Ms. Salzmann’s actuarial career began in the 1940s. She was … Read more »

Milestones from the First 100 Years of the CAS

Throughout the CAS Centennial Year, the Centennial Website will celebrate the rich history of the CAS and the property/casualty actuarial profession. The latest addition to the website is an interactive timeline of 100 milestones representing the first 100 years of the CAS. Explore the timeline to learn about the seminal moments that have made the … Read more »