Distinguished Guest Lectures in Actuarial Science

The Distinguished Guest Lectures in Actuarial Science are designed to bring in leaders from academia, business, and the actuarial profession for our students and future actuaries to understand industry trends and the latest developments and advanced technology in actuarial science.

March 10, 2021

6:30 p.m. CST, via Zoom 
Speaker: Steve Armstrong (BS, ’92, actuarial science), vice president of pricing analytics and actuarial services, Allstate; 2020 Department of Mathematics Actuarial Science Alumnus of the Year; past president of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS); chair of CAS Board of Directors

February 17, 2021

6:30 p.m. CST, via Zoom (Meeting ID: 886 0360 6965; Password: actuary)
Speaker: Jennifer Gillespie, president-elect, Society of Actuaries
For graduate students, this seminar talk will count toward participation requirements for ASRM 598.

March 5, 2019

6:30 p.m., 1320 DCL
Speaker: Steve Armstrong (Allstate; President-elect, the Casualty Actuarial Society)
Title: Introduction to CAS, Ratemaking, and Emerging Insure Tech Trends

November 7, 2017

6:30 p.m., 1320 DCL
Speaker: Stuart Klugman, FSA, CERA, PhD (SOA Senior Staff Fellow, Education)
Title: The SOA Curriculum Changes

April 10, 2017

6:00 pm, 1092 Lincoln Hall
Speaker: Brian Brown, FCAS, MAAA  (Principal, Consulting Actuary, Milliman)
Title: Success in Your Actuarial Career

November 8, 2016

4:00 pm, 314 Altgeld Hall
Speaker: Andy Ferris, FSA, MAAA, CFA (Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting)
Title: Applications of Predictive Analytics: Improving Business Operations for Life Insurance Companies