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Barney Student Attends the IASA 2014 Annual Educational Conference


Posted 02/04/2015
Submitted by Marty Roth
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements
Anna Pan meeting with the IASA Northeastern Chapter president, Peter Gamer.

Anna Pan meeting with the IASA Northeastern Chapter president, Peter Gamer.

The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association (IASA) 2014 Annual Educational Conference and Business Show was held on November 20-21, 2014 in Newport, Rhode Island. The conference organizer graciously offered a complimentary student admission to Barney School of Business student Anna Pan, a senior majoring in accounting and minoring in actuarial science. The R.C. Knox Insurance Center of the Barney School of Business provided financial support to cover Anna’s transportation and lodging cost.

What did Anna, who graduated in December 2014, think about the conference?

 “I would like to express my deep gratitude to the Barney School of Business for allowing me to attend this conference with your financial assistance. It was an incredible experience and an invaluable opportunity to learn and network with industry professionals. After graduating, I hope to make the most of the skills and knowledge I have learned from the amazing faculty at the Barney School and through opportunities such as this conference. Thank you very much!”

This spring Anna will begin her actuarial career with The Hartford Financial Services Group in their Property & Casualty Actuarial Program.

The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association, Incorporated, (IASA) is a non-profit education association that strives to enhance the knowledge of insurance professionals, and participants from similar organizations closely allied with the insurance industry, by facilitating the exchange of ideas and information. IASA is one of the insurance industry's largest and most well represented trade associations. IASA membership includes insurance companies of all types (Property & Casualty, Life, Health, Fraternal, HMO and others), as well as companies serving the insurance industry, regulators, and also organizations more broadly representative of the financial services industry, including banks and investment brokerage firms.

Learn more about IASA at http://www.iasa.org/ and the Barney School's Actuarial Science program at http://www.hartford.edu/barney/undergraduate/minors/actuarial-science/default.aspx

Anna Pan meeting with the IASA Northeastern Chapter president, Peter Gamer.

Anna Pan meeting with the IASA Northeastern Chapter president, Peter Gamer.