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April 2015 In This Issue
Your Institute
Spotlight
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Institute News
THIS MONTH'S PUBLICATIONS
Calendar of Events
Board and Council Updates
Elliott Bauer
D.W. Simpson & Company
Eckler Ltd.
Your Institute
By Jacques Tremblay, FCIA
CIA President

Another busy period has led to a number of important developments, including activity by the Committee on Public Positions and meetings with international organizations. Here is an update.
 
Spotlight
By Marc Tardif, FCIA
The Member Services Council and its committees remain very active in numerous areas, and here is an update on their progress since I took office.
 
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Each month we give Canada's actuarial professionals an opportunity to highlight recent career moves, promotions, and other achievements. Don’t miss this chance to keep your peers informed about you and your company.
 
Institute News
The Elections Committee is pleased to present the 2015 slate of candidates. Voting members now have until May 20 to help guide the future direction of the CIA.
 
By Jason Malone, FCIA, and Les Rehbeli, FCIA
New international standards for insurance contracts and pensions present different approaches to discounting future liability cash flows. This article examines some of the similarities and differences between them.
 
By Alicia Rollo, CHRL
Three years on, a major review of the University Accreditation Program (UAP) has begun. Here is a look at one of its key components: rigorousness.
 
Beating off competition from other math-focused professionals, "actuary" has once again been recognized as the top career choice.
 
Investment decisions rely on data and analyses from many different sources. According to a new report, more and more investors are adding sites like LinkedIn and Twitter to their information arsenal.
 
This feature in the (e)Bulletin gives members an opportunity to tell their peers about themselves via the answers to 10 straightforward and fun questions. The questionnaire is a way of temporarily turning the focus away from the day-to-day work of actuarial science and more towards the people who make up the profession.
 
THIS MONTH'S PUBLICATIONS
Each month the CIA publishes numerous documents to ensure its members and the public are kept up to date with the latest developments. The Institute also sends tweets on issues of interest to actuaries, the media, and others. Here is a round-up of what has been published so far this month.
 
Calendar of Events
The Calendar of Events provides information on all the CIA's upcoming meetings and webcasts.
 
Board and Council Updates
The Board and Council Updates provide the latest information on the CIA's committee and task force members.
 
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