Meeting Highlights

Keynote Speaker: Vanessa Van Edwards

Monday, October 23, 7:45–10:15 AM

Vanessa Van Edwards is a published author and behavioral investigator. She is a professional people watcher—speaking, researching and cracking the code of interesting human behavior for audiences around the world. Vanessa’s groundbreaking workshops and courses teach individuals how to succeed in business and life by understanding the hidden dynamics of people. Vanessa is a Huffington Post columnist and Penguin author. She has been featured on NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show and USA Today. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes.

Vanessa has spoken to groups across the globe from the stage at the Consumer Electronic Show to presenting research at MIT. She has used her research to consult for numerous Fortune 500 companies including American Express, Clean and Clear and Symantec.

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University in 2007 and is SETT certified with Dr. Paul Ekman, SUBx certified, and is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and certified in Statement Analysis.

Monday Evening Event

Monday, October 23, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

This year the Monday Evening Event takes place on-site at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. You and your registered accompanying persons are treated to an informal and relaxed event where you’ll dine and dance on the Da Vinci Lawn and Terrace.

This is a great opportunity to unwind away from the meeting and spend social time with your peers. These are evenings to remember!

Tuesday Afternoon Networking Forums

Tuesday, October 24, 3:15 PM

Several of the CCA communities and special interest groups (SIGs) schedule a networking forum to allow these year-round common interest groups the opportunity to meet face-to-face. Feel free to stop by, meet, and discuss current issues, news, and outlooks. Community/SIG membership is not required to attend these on-site events. The following forums are currently scheduled:

Public Plans Networking Forum
Facilitated by the CCA Public Plans Community

Healthcare Networking Forum
Facilitated by the CCA Healthcare Community

Smaller Actuarial Consulting Firms Networking Forum
Facilitated by the CCA Smaller Actuarial Consulting Firms SIG

Registered attendees can view an updated list of dates and times for additional networking forums through the 2017 CCA Annual Meeting Community at