Agenda and Presentations

Wednesday, May 18
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.

Moderator(s): Douglas L. Robbins, FSA, MAAA

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8:05 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Presenter(s): Donna Christine Megregian, FSA, MAAA; and Kelly J. Rabin, FSA, MAAA

  • Stages of the product development process
  • Results from the SOA survey on benchmarking the product development process

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8:30 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

Presenter(s): Steve Leigh; Kelly J. Rabin, FSA, MAAA

  • Innovation lab
  • Idea generation
  • Product idea summary

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9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Presenter(s): Carl A. Friedrich, FSA, MAAA; Susan J. Saip, FSA, MAAA

  • What makes a product feasible?
  • Gap analysis - how do we get from here to there?
  • Design alternatives
  • Underwriting considerations

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10:25 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Presenter(s): Kelly J. Rabin, FSA, MAAA; Douglas L. Robbins, FSA, MAAA

  • Product description and specifications
  • Defining product features

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12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Presenter(s): Stacy Koron, JD, CLU; Robert J. Laux, FSA

  • Compliance considerations
  • What's in a contract?
  • The filing process

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2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Presenter(s): Steve Leigh

  • Downstream impacts of new products
  • Flexible build options

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2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Presenter(s): Robert J. Laux, FSA; Douglas L. Robbins, FSA, MAAA

  • Handoff to risk/valuation
  • How do you measure success?
  • Profitability monitoring
  • What did we learn and how can we use that information going forward?
  • What if a product fails?

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3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Moderator(s): Douglas L. Robbins, FSA, MAAA

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11:10 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Presenter(s): Paul Fedchak, FSA, MAAA; Donna Christine Megregian, FSA, MAAA

  • Indicative vs. comprehensive: what's the difference?
  • Assumption setting
  • Modeling
  • Regulations
  • Reinsurance

 

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