ARIA listserv announcements #37 - week of August 15, 2011
Greetings ARIA members:
Today’s listserv contains the following:
- Risk Theory Society 2012 Annual Seminar Call for Papers
- ARIA 2012 Annual Meeting Call for Papers
- 2012 ASSA/ARIA Session
- ARIA 2011 Annual Meeting Follow-up Information
- CPCU Society Student Research Award Program
- The Geneva Association Insurance and Finance Newsletter
Risk Theory Society 2012 Annual Seminar Call for Papers
The Risk Theory Society’s 2012 Annual Seminar is scheduled for March 30-April 1, 2012 at Florida State University in Tallahassee. The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2011. Please see the attached document for additional information.
ARIA 2012 Annual Meeting Call for Papers
The ARIA 2012 Annual Meeting is scheduled for August 5-8, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The deadline for submissions is February 17, 2012. Please see the attached document for additional information.
2012 ASSA/ARIA Session
The 2012 ASSA Meeting is scheduled for January 6-8, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency-Chicago. Registration and hotel reservations will be available mid September. Please see the attached preliminary program for ARIA’s presentations or contact Martin Grace firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
ARIA 2011 Annual Meeting follow-up
Message of thanks
A heartfelt thank you to this year’s annual meeting sponsors.
Casualty Actuarial Society
Georgia State University
Katie School of Insurance, Illinois State University
American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA)
Cal State University Fullerton, Center for Insurance Studies
Florida State University
Gamma Iota Sigma
Griffith Insurance Education Foundation
Indiana State University
Insurance Institute of Canada
Insurance Information Institute
National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC)
St. Mary’s University
University of Calgary
University of Georgia
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
University of Louisiana Lafayette
The University of Mississippi
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Texas
Virginia Commonwealth University
Washington State University
Wilfrid Laurier University
Ball State University
Colorado State University
University of Alabama
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Concurrent Session Presenters: If you have not already done so, please send a copy of your paper to the ARIA Executive Office for posting on the ARIA website. Please identify the concurrent session in which the paper was presented. Please send your paper to aria@TheInstitutes.org
2011 Awards Program
For those not in attendance at the annual meeting in San Diego, attached is the Awards Luncheon Program. This program lists the 2011 award winners, meeting sponsors, committee chairs, incoming officers/board of directors for 2011-2012, and outgoing officers/board of directors under the tenure of Gene Lai, Immediate Past President. Viewed from a screen display, the layout of the document will appear disjointed because the program was prepared to print back to back.
Congratulations again to all sponsors, award winners, and new board members. And much appreciation to ARIA members who served in various capacities.
Feedback, feedback: What are your thoughts about the San Diego meeting, the activities, the sessions, and the location? How about ARIA’s website? Do you have likes/dislikes, suggestions for improvements, or items that should be changed/added? Please let the Executive Office know your thoughts on both of these subjects. Did you already complete the meeting evaluation form and the web site survey form? Thank you. If not, the evaluation forms are attached. Fill them out and email them to the Executive Office ataria@TheInstitutes.org Your comments and suggestions are much appreciated.
Institutes Custom Textbook Presentation
At the general business meeting, Tony Biacchi gave a brief presentation on Institute custom textbooks. The Institutes has a great deal of content in many subject areas. Attached is the powerpoint presentation for your information.
CPCU Society Student Research Award Program
The CPCU Society is proud to announce the CPCU Society Student Research Program. The purpose of the program is to create career interest within the property and casualty insurance profession, encourage students to enhance their professional development through CPCU coursework, and promote membership in the CPCU Society.
Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. There is a separate category for undergraduate and another for graduate students. Papers may be written by individual students or students as a team. Students may also involve an academic advisor.
Student Research Project Description
The research project can be on any subject of interest to the property and casualty insurance industry, whether current issues or of historical significance. The student will submit by October 15, 2011 the topic and a brief outline for approval before undertaking the research. The double spaced research paper will be between two and twenty pages including an abstract and reference list, and submitted electronically.
Projects will be graded by a panel of experienced CPCU Society members and judged based on the quality of research, originality, and relevance.
In each category there will a bronze, silver and gold award. Each award will include a complimentary attendance (registration fee, transportation, hotel and per diem allowance) to the Annual 2012 CPCU Meeting in Washington DC on September 8-11. The research papers will be showcased during the meeting and published in the CPCU Journal. There will be up to three monetary awards for both the undergraduate and graduate category: $1000 (gold), $500 (silver) and $250 bronze.
September 15 Confirmation of Interest to Participate
October 15 Topic/Outline Submission Deadline
November 1 Topic/Outline Approval
March 1 Papers Due
April 15 Review completed; Award Recipients Notified
Application and Proposal Process can be viewed at http://www.cpcustudentresearchawardprogram.cpcusociety.org/
Pat Arnold, CPCU
Associate Director, Center for Risk Management & Insurance
University of Texas at Austin
David C. Marlett, CPCU
Chair, Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
Appalachian State University
About the CPCU Society
The Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) Society is a community of credentialed property and casualty insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continuing education. The Society's more than 28,000 members hold the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, which requires passing rigorous undergraduate- and graduate-level examinations, meeting experience requirements, and agreeing to be bound by a strict code of professional ethics
The Geneva Association
Attached is a link to the Insurance and Economics Newsletter 8