COVID-19 Updates and Responses of Partnering Organizations

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Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)

CAS Exam Sittings scheduled for April 22-29 for MAS-I, MAS-II, Exam 5, Exam 6-Canada, Exam 6-US, Exam 7, and Exam 9 are postponed until further notice.

For students, CAS has released the webinar, "COVID-19: The Property-Casualty Perspective," which can be viewed here

CPCU Society

The CPCU Society has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Leadership Summit scheduled for April 30 to May 2 in Portland.

HR Transform

HR Transform will return to The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on March 22-24, 2021.

International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA)

At this time, the 2020 IABA Annual Conference will be moving to a virtual event. All sponsors will receive an email in the next 7-10 days with an update regarding participation and support. Any members who have ideas or thoughts regarding virtual options are encouraged to email

International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP)

The 2020 IAIP International Convention scheduled for June 11-13, 2020 in Louisville, KY, has been cancelled.

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP)

The following conferences and events have been cancelled:

Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)

Due to the rising concerns and evolving situation surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 PLUS Healthcare & Medical PL Symposium has been cancelled.

Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)

The 2020 Annual Conference & Exhibition has been canceled

Society of Actuaries (SOA)

The SOA’s Spring written-answer exams (LTAM, ERM, FSA, EA1, and EA2L) scheduled for April 24 – May 5 will be postponed globally to dates yet to be determined between June and September.

Registration for the Spring exams will remain open until Monday March 23.

The Associateship Professionalism Course (APC) on April 17, 2020, in Chicago, IL, has been cancelled.

The April 22-23 seminar for cohort 7 of the Predictive Analytics Certificate Program will be postponed. An update on plans for the rescheduled program will be sent to all participants on April 3.

The 2020 Life Insurance Conference scheduled for April 20-22 in Salt Lake City, UT and the 2020 Retirement Industry Conference that was to take place April 22-24, also in Salt Lake City, have both been canceled.

The Life & Annuity Symposium (LAS) that was scheduled for May 3-5 in St. Louis has been canceled.

The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research

In accordance with state and federal guidelines, The National Alliance has postponed all classroom programs through May 1, 2020. 

The National Alliance will continue to offer classes by conducting 6 of 9 CISR courses as well as William T. Hold Seminars.

For a full list of instructor-led courses, visit

University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA)

The URMIA Student Conference Scholarship is on hold while the status of the URMIA Student Conference is being monitored. Please return for updates.

Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association

The following events have been cancelled:

  • Extreme Risk Takers Symposium, April 3 - Santa Barbara, CA

  • Executive Leadership Summit, April 28-May 1 - Washington D.C.

  • Committee Day, May 11-12 - Orlando, FL

The Excess & Surplus Lines program scheduled for June 7-10 in St. Louis, MO is under further evaluation and updates will follow.


Chubb has committed $10 million to pandemic relief efforts globally. The support will go to people and programs providing emergency frontline services and for assistance to the most financially vulnerable members of the community who have been impacted the hardest by the pandemic.

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance has committed a total of $15 million to coronavirus relief efforts to date. 


The Nationwide Foundation has committed making $5 million in contributions to local and national charities to support pandemic response efforts. Additional donations of medical supplies, including masks and surgical gloves, were provided to hospitals in Ohio and Iowa.

State Farm

State Farm has committed $5 million in donations across the country for relief and recovery efforts in direct response to COVID-19.

Swiss Re


Swiss Re Group has pledged to donate CHF 5 million to support the needs of people and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. 

The Hanover Insurance Group

As part of our commitment to be there when our customers and communities need us most, The Hanover CARES Fund will return 15% of April and May auto premiums to eligible personal lines customers.


Travelers has pledged $5 million to coronavirus relief efforts.


Westfield Personal Auto customers will receive a 15 percent credit of their eligible monthly auto premium* for the months of April, May, and June 2020. Customers with an active Personal Auto policy as of April 30, 2020, will receive the full credit to their account in the month of May 2020. Altogether, Westfield is returning more than $16 million to customers.