Professional Development

Seminar for the Appointed Actuary

Montréal: Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal

September 17-18, 2015

Moderator and Speaker Information

Thank you for agreeing to participate in the CIA Seminar for the Appointed Actuary being held in Montreal on September 17–18. Below is the information you need to know in order to prepare for the event.

Presentation Information and Guidelines

The moderator of each session is encouraged to arrange a conference call with all session speakers prior to the seminar. If you have not received yet a call from either the moderator or lead speaker of your session, please notify Caroline Thebault.

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries strongly urges all speakers to use presentation materials. While it is not mandatory to use the CIA Meeting Template, it is highly recommended to ensure a consistent format for the entire seminar. 

Acknowledgement and Release

The CIA records all sessions. If you do not wish to have your session recorded, please notify Nancy Jenkinson. Otherwise, all presenters must sign the CIA’s Acknowledgement and Release form on-site.

Presentation Uploading – Deadline: September 14

We request that all presentations be submitted as original PowerPoint files. They will be converted to PDF files prior to being posted on the CIA website. If you do not intend to have a presentation or handouts for your session, please notify Caroline Thebault.


All moderators and presenters are required to register for the meeting—the deadline is September 9. Discounted registration rates are available for all moderators and speakers.
Hotel Accommodation
All presenters are responsible for their own hotel arrangements. The deadline for booking a guestroom is August 16.

Upon arrival at the hotel, please pick up your registration materials and name badge at the CIA Speaker Registration Desk. The desk will be open as follows:

Thursday Sept. 17       7:45 am – 5:30 pm
Friday  Sept. 18            7:45 am – 3:00 pm

The exact room location of your session will be listed in the final program summary that will be provided when you pick up your registration packet at the Speaker Registration Desk.

Speakers' Preparation Room

The St. Laurent room will be available for presenters to meet, and to review their presentations.