To find Risk and Insurance club events, go to Actuarial Club and Risk Management and Insurance Society.

To find Risk and Insurance research seminars, go to Research Seminars.

Upcoming Events

Name of Event Date/Time Location Description
Actuarial Career Night02/19/2019
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
4151 Grainger HallAn introduction to the actuarial profession and the actuarial science program at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Recent Events

Name of Event Date/Time Location Description
Research Seminar: Laura Schechter12/07/2018
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
1140 Grainger HallLaura Schechter of the UW-Madison department of Agricultural & Applied Economics will present her research, paper TBD.
Research Seminar: Yang Wang11/30/2018
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
1140 Grainger HallYang Wang of the Risk and Insurance Department and La Follette School of Public Affairs at UW-Madison will present her research, paper TBD.
Research Seminar: Greg Niehaus11/02/2018
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
1140 Grainger Hall Greg Niehaus, professor of finance and insurance from the University of South Carolina, will present his research. 
Wondering What to Do after Graduation? 10/29/2018
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
1175 Grainger Hall Do you want to use your analytical skills to solve business or societal risk problems? Do you like digging into details to understand the root cause of problems? Come hear about the UW-Madison's two semester post-baccalaureate program in actuarial science! 
Research Seminar: Kosali Simon10/26/2018
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
4151 Grainger HallKosali Simon, nationally known health economist and professor from Indiana University Bloomington, will present her paper The Effect of Health Insurance on Mortality: What Can We Learn from the Affordable Care Act Coverage Expansions? This seminar is presented jointly with the Center for Demography of Health and Aging. 
RMI MBA Advisory Board Meeting10/26 - 10/27/2018Grainger Hall
Professor Edward W. (Jed) Frees Retirement Workshop10/12 - 10/13/2018
02:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Grainger HallSpecifics are available at
Risk and Insurance Career Fair09/25/2018
04:30 PM - 07:45 PM
Gordon CommonsSee our career fair webpage for more information.

Conferences and Annual Seminar Archives

As an academic leader in the field, the Department of Risk and Insurance has hosted major events for scholars and industry professionals, including the 2009 Actuarial Research Conference and the 2017 Risk Theory Society Annual Seminar.

View Actuarial Research Conference details »
Learn about the Risk Theory Society Annual Seminar »