CAS Presents Webinar on Excel and R for Actuaries Hosted by ASNA!

Last month the CAS participated in a webinar hosted by Canada’s Actuarial Students’ National Association (ASNA), on the topic of Excel and R for Actuaries. The webinar was presented by CAS members Derek Wong, FCAS, Analytics Senior Consultant at CNA Insurance and Brian Fannin, ACAS, CSPA, CAS Staff Actuary.

The presentation provided an overview of each software package and featured live demos of common uses and functions of each software that are most relevant to actuaries.

Check out the webinar recording available for viewing on the ASNA website, to expand your knowledge and sharpen your skills in Excel and R!

ASNA presents a monthly webinar series for actuarial students at its member universities. You can view the list of past webinar recordings hosted by ASNA. Since 2013, the CAS has participated as a sponsor of the ASNA Convention held annually each January. The CAS has also contributed two case studies for the ASNA Case Competitions held in conjunction with the convention. To learn more about ASNA,  visit their website.


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Future Fellows – June 2018

The latest issue of Future Fellows – June 2018 is now available.

The Future Fellows newsletter is a fantastic resource; it provides students and candidates with the latest news and information relevant to the CAS including: event dates, actuarial exam dates and registration deadlines, and articles on various pertinent topics for the aspiring actuary.

The latest issue highlights information on:

  • To Appeal or Not to Appeal: When and How to Do It.
  • Learning About the CSPA
  • How Are Exam Questions Created?
  • Make Business Presentations Engaging
  • Candidate Corner

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