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Aug 3, 2020

Listen now as April Shen, FSA, MAAA interviews Jennifer Caplin, FSA, MAAA on the components, challenges and project management for model validation under LDTI. 

Show Notes:

Key components of model validation under LDTI and examples of model validation procedures for each component

1. Review of Data & Inputs

  • Actual...


Jun 29, 2020

"Given today’s environment, the trajectory of modeling technologies and applications, and the mission-critical nature of modeling within insurance organizations, the time has come for the chief modeling officer. " What's the role description for a chief modeling officer? What is the organizational structure...


Jun 4, 2020

COVID-19 has brought another layer of uncertainty to actuarial modeling for insurance companies. How should actuarial models incorporate the impact of a pandemic? Listen now as Daphne Kwan, FSA, MAAA interviews Dana Hunt, FSA, MAAA, FRM and David Rains, FSA, MAAA and discuss the implications of COVID-19 on...


Apr 24, 2020

Listen now as April Shen, FSA, CFA interviews Tom Peplow (Principal, Director of Product Development - LTS) on the interaction between actuarial modeling and big data. In this episode, Tom discusses the basic concept on data warehouse, tools and resources actuaries can use to learn more. 

Show Notes and...


Mar 31, 2020

The 2020 election of new Modeling Section Council members is approaching! Listen now as April Shen, FSA, CFA, interviews current section council members Daphne Kwan, FSA, MAAA, Uri Sobel, FSA and Timothy G. Deitz, ASA, MAAA on their experiences. They also give a great introduction to both the Modeling Section and...