Webinars

The following Webinars will be presented to provide information about the competition, processes, and tips to be successful with MF. Please login or create an account if you do not already have one to register for the webinars, this will help ensure you get all the latest information about the competition and don't miss your chance at the final awards!

Engaging Your Students in the MTF Challenge

May 8, 1pm PST

Synopsis: This webinar introduced the competition and provided an overview of the support systems educators and their students may want to use in preparing submissions to the challenge. The link to the pdf document below provides access to the slides from this webinar.

Access the webinar slides here: Webinar1 - Intro - May 8 - Slides

 

Engage Students in Applied Math with Actuarial Science!

July 11, 1pm PST

Synopsis: Actuarial Science is the perfect example of real-world, applied mathematics. In this webinar we had two volunteer actuarial mentors join us to talk about how to use the challenge to engage your students in Math! The  TAF also announced its Educator Math Grant Recipients, and we shared additional tools, tips, and resources for the MTF Challenge.

Access the webinar slides here: Webinar2 - July 11 - Slides - FINAL

Autonomous Vehicles and Actuarial Science!

September 19, 1pm PST

Synopsis: In this webinar we discussed the data sources that are available for the MTF Challenge and reviewed how each data set connects with the sections of the Challenge Statement. We also provided a three step planning process to help your students get going and know how to start out with their MTF Challenge Submissions.

Access the webinar slides here: Webinar3 - September 19 - Slides

Completing Successful Submissions

October 17, 1pm PST

Synopsis: Give your teams the best opportunity to make the finals by following a simple checklist of do's and don’ts.

Agenda

  • Tips from Actuaries on what makes a good mathematical analysis

  • Review of the Submission System

  • Q&A on anything.
  • Update on Deadlines and what’s next for teams.