Registration Now Open!
CAS Student Central Webinar: Predictive Analytics and Your Actuarial Career
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
3:00p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET
The CAS will host a webinar for Student Central members to provide an understanding of Predictive Analytics. Data is all around us, and with predictive analytics, we can leverage this data in new ways. Learn more about how to get started in predictive analytics, including:
- Introduction to predictive analytics and data science and how actuaries use it in the real world
- Steps you can take now to prepare for a career in predictive analytics
- Tools and resources are available to you through Student Central and the CAS, including a demo of the Cognalysis MultiRate™ predictive modeling software which all CAS Student Central members now have complimentary exclusive access to thanks to Gross Consulting.
There will be an opportunity for Q&A.
Registration is free and open to CAS Student Central members. You will be able to attend the webinar from anywhere that you have internet access via computer, telephone, tablet, or other streaming device.
Megan Goldfarb, FCAS, MAAA, CPCU, CSPA, Research Manager at State Farm
Meghan Goldfarb is a Research Manager at State Farm, where she has served in a number of roles over the past 10 years, with an increasing focus in predictive analytics and big data technologies. She loves to learn new things – and has earned a variety of designations and degrees. She is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS), a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), a Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics (CSPA), in addition to earning her MBA and MS in Business Analytics from Indiana University. She and her husband Jason, who is a statistician, have two amazing children – Ari (age 6) and Emma Kate (age 1) – who are destined to love math as much as their parents.
Chris Gross, ACAS, MAAA, Founder of Gross Consulting
Chris Gross has twenty-five years of experience in the insurance industry. Chris started Gross Consulting in 2005. He has served a wide variety of clients across the United States from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, including insurance companies, banks, manufacturers, and governmental entities. He has provided clients with cutting-edge analytical services as well as unique software solutions. Before starting Gross Consulting, Chris was VP & CFO of the Financial & Professional Services business group at Travelers. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a bachelor’s degree in Economics, both from the University of Minnesota. He also is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.