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ICA 2014 Committees

The actuarial profession in the United States is hosting ICA 2014. The ICA 2014 Committees may include representatives from the five actuarial organizations in the U.S. that are serving as hosts: American Academy of Actuaries, American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, Casualty Actuarial Society, Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and Society of Actuaries.

ICA 2014 Organizing Committee

Led by the Casualty Actuarial Society, the five U.S. actuarial organizations will be hosting the International Congress of Actuaries (ICA) meeting in Washington, D.C. The ICA 2014 Organizing Committee will be staffed with leadership from the American Academy of Actuaries, American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, Casualty Actuarial Society, Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and Society of Actuaries.

Members:

  • Robert F. Conger, Chairperson
  • Cecil D. Bykerk, Vice Chairperson
  • Cynthia R. Ziegler, Vice Chairperson
  • Maggie Conger
  • Kathleen R. Dean
  • Rita K. DeGraaf
  • Mary Downs
  • Yves Guerard
  • Aaron M. Halpert
  • Roger M. Hayne
  • Gregory W. Heidrich
  • Steve Lehmann
  • Christian Levac
  • Michael S. McLaughlin
  • Joseph A. Nichols
  • Adam Reese
  • Deborah M. Rosenberg
  • Nicole Seguin
  • Desmond Smith
  • Thomas S. Terry

ICA 2014 Finance and Risk Management Committee

This committee is responsible for preparing a financial plan and for developing and managing budgets for ICA 2014 income and expenses, within the overall vision and architecture articulated by the Organizing Committee. In addition, the committee is responsible for developing the Risk Management Plan for ICA 2014 for approval by the Organizing Committee, and for implementing and monitoring the Risk Management Plan, working with and through other ICA 2014 committees as appropriate.

The committee is responsible for communicating relevant budget information and expectations to other ICA 2014 committees, and for tracking progress against budgets. The committee handles day-to-day interface with the IAA regarding the bursary program for actuaries seeking financial support to attend ICA 2014. The committee is responsible for providing regular progress reports, exception reports, analyses and recommendations to the Organizing Committee. The Finance Committee reports to the Organizing Committee.

Members:

  • Aaron M. Halpert, Chairperson
  • Robert F. Conger
  • Kathleen R. Dean
  • Mark Freedman
  • Stacy Lin
  • Todd P. Rogers
  • Max J. Rudolph
  • Andrea M. Sweeny
  • Cynthia R. Ziegler

ICA 2014 Hospitality Committee

This committee is responsible for creating and managing a welcoming, helpful, interesting, and entertaining experience for delegates and their accompanying persons, exclusive of the meeting rooms and major events. Anticipated scope of Committee activities includes but is not necessarily limited to recruiting, organizing, training, and deploying meeters and greeters; procuring and delivering delegate gifts; organizing and staffing daily hospitality lounges for accompanying persons; organizing and operating an internet lounge; organizing and coordinating guest tours and activities including activities for children and tours before/after ICA 2014; and assuring convenient access to information about the city and activities. The Hospitality Committee reports to the Organizing Committee, and operates within the overall vision, architecture, and financial plan articulated by the Organizing Committee.

Members:

  • Maggie Conger, Chairperson
  • Peggy Black
  • Nancy A. Braithwaite
  • Lau Chan Buffin
  • Loree Bykerk
  • Kathleen R. Dean
  • Michele Fuerst
  • Kitty Hartman
  • Eileen Hayne
  • Sue Hohman
  • Helen Kollar
  • Judy Lehmann
  • Barbara MacGinnitie
  • Mary McLaughlin
  • Barbara Meyers
  • Laurie Miccolis
  • Teresa Parmenter
  • Cindy Sandberg
  • Karen Terry
  • Cynthia R. Ziegler

ICA 2014 Logistics Committee

This committee is responsible for planning and operating the infrastructure of ICA 2014 in support of the other committees, including meeting space, exhibitor space, social activity space, hotel and vendor management, food and beverage, transportation, signage, language translation, registration desk, printed materials, and audio-visual equipment. The Logistics Committee reports to the Organizing Committee and operates within the overall vision, architecture, and financial plan articulated by the Organizing Committee.

Members:

  • Kathleen R. Dean, Chairperson
  • Rita K. DeGraaf
  • Keith Stewart

ICA 2014 Stewardship Committee

This committee is responsible for developing, managing and operating community outreach activities in connection with ICA 2014, including charitable works and donations; and invited university and high school professors to the daily sessions. The committee interfaces with and hosts The Actuarial Foundation and other philanthropic actuarial and business organizations that seek a presence at ICA 2014. The Stewardship Committee reports to the Organizing Committee and operates within the overall vision, architecture, and financial plan articulated by the Organizing Committee.

Members:

  • Thomas Terry, Chairperson
  • Mary Bahna-Nolan
  • Bill Falk
  • Tom Finnegan
  • Gary Josephson
  • Joe Kelly
  • Tonya Manning
  • Joe Nichols
  • John Robinson
  • John Schubert
  • Eileen Streu
  • Dale Yamamoto

ICA 2014 Public Relations and Marketing Committee

This Committee is responsible for public relations and marketing activities in support of ICA 2014, within the overall vision, architecture, and financial plan articulated by the Organizing Committee. The Committee’s responsibility includes brand and logo design, web site design, design and dissemination of brochures and similar collateral, presence and visibility at key actuarial meetings around the world during 2009 through 2014. This Committee’s responsibility also includes creating appropriate visibility for ICA 2014 (including attracting and managing media representative attendance at ICA 2014) in the actuarial, industry, and general business and financial media – before, during, and after ICA 2014. The Committee reports to the Organizing Committee.

Members:

  • Deborah M. Rosenberg, Chairperson
  • J. Michael Boa
  • Amy S. Bouska
  • Mark Cohen
  • Leslie Cummings
  • Anne E. Kelly
  • Kim McKeown
  • Megan O'Neill
  • Bruce Schobel
  • Joanne S. Spalla
  • Mavis A. Walters
  • Cynthia R. Ziegler

ICA 2014 Scientific Committee

This committee is responsible for the overall design and content of the educational sessions of ICA 2014, working within the overall vision, architecture, and financial plan articulated by the Organizing Committee. The Scientific Committee is responsible for the planning and development of keynote speakers, plenary sessions, and concurrent sessions. These sessions will include speakers, panel discussions, paper presentations, and other similar content. The Scientific Committee conducts any calls for papers in connection with ICA 2014 (except where agreed that some other organization such as an IAA section will conduct a call for papers).

The Scientific Committee serves as the point of contact, coordination, and oversight with any of the US actuarial organizations, IAA sections, and other organizations that have been invited and have agreed to take responsibility for creating content for one or more sessions.

The Scientific Committee reports to the Organizing Committee.

Members:

  • Roger M. Hayne, Chairperson
  • Craig Baldwin
  • Rejean Besner
  • Robert L. Brown
  • Andrew Cairns
  • Tom Campbell
  • Douglas Carey
  • Christopher S. Carlson
  • Eugene Connell
  • David Core
  • Curtis Gary Dean
  • Rita K. DeGraaf
  • Louise Francis
  • Craig Hanna
  • Thomas Herget
  • Ellen Kleinstuber
  • Eduardo Melinsky
  • Steve Rosen
  • Carol Sears
  • Donald J. Segal
  • Marc Slutzky
  • Emile Stipp
  • Eric Thorlacius
  • Lisa Tourville

ICA 2014 Special Events and Entertainment Committee

This committee is responsible for developing, planning and operation of the special events that are an integral part of ICA 2014, working within the overall vision, architecture, and financial plan articulated by the Organizing Committee. These events include, for example, marquis events, outings and evening events that are intended for ICA 2014 delegates, as well as entertainment and special activities during opening and closing sessions or delegate meals. These events do not include events for accompanying persons, or pre- and post-ICA 2014 tours and activities (see Hospitality Committee). The Special Events and Entertainment Committee reports to the Organizing Committee.

Members:

  • Adam Reese, Chairperson
  • Theresa Bourdon
  • Maggie Conger
  • Linda Damitz
  • Kathleen Dean
  • Mary Downs
  • Julia Goodwin
  • Olga Jacobs
  • Mary Frances Miller

ICA 2014 Sponsorship and Exhibits Committee

This committee is responsible for designing and operating the sponsorship program, recruiting and obtaining sponsors of ICA 2014, handling the ongoing interface with sponsors, and working with other committees to assure the effective delivery of promised sponsor benefits, all within the overall vision, architecture, and financial plan articulated by the Organizing Committee.

The committee is responsible for designing and operating the exhibitor program, recruiting and obtaining exhibitors for ICA 2014, handling the ongoing interface with exhibitors, and working with other committees to assure the effective delivery of promised exhibitor benefits, all within the overall vision, architecture and financial plan articulated by the Organizing Committee.

The Sponsorships and Exhibits Committee reports to the Organizing Committee.

Members:

  • S. Michael McLaughlin, Chairperson
  • Steven G. Lehmann, Vice Chairperson
  • Robert M. Beuerlein
  • Raji Bhagavatula
  • Howard Bolnick
  • J. Michael Boa
  • Robert F. Conger
  • Colleen Fiore
  • Denise Fuesz
  • Michael Fusco
  • John J. Haley
  • W. James MacGinnitie
  • Alice Rosenblatt
  • Bradley M. Smith
  • Robert W. Stein
  • Larry D. Zimpleman

Supporters:

  • Frederick J. Sievert

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