Annual Meeting and Exhibit

Additional Information

Website Information
This site outlines the schedule for all sessions and provides complete descriptions. A final program and program summary listing all room locations will be distributed at the meeting.

Business casual attire is appropriate for meeting sessions and all SOA-sponsored events.

Session Recordings
The SOA is making select 2016 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit session recordings available. The MP4 audio recordings synchronized with the presenter slides will be complimentary for SOA members and for a nominal charge for nonmembers. The MP4 downloads provide excellent training, are eligible for fulfillment of your CPD requirement and allow you to view sessions you may have missed. View the sessions online anytime or download the MP4 files to your mobile device for portable listening. The SOA will notify all meeting registrants when the recordings are available.

SOA Lounge
The SOA will provide an area to relax and catch up on SOA initiatives, view research materials and charge your cell mobile devices while waiting for a session to start. There will also be a small bank of computers at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to allow you to access your email account during the meeting. We ask that you limit your time to 20 minutes. The SOA Lounge hours and exact location will be posted at the hotel and listed in the final program.

SOA Apps

SOA Events App

SOA Mobile App Events Icon Access important features of the meeting, including session information, presenters, presentations and more right from your mobile device. Check back for further details.



SOA CPD Tracker

SOA CPD TrackerDesigned by actuaries, for actuaries, The SOA CPD Tracker allows you to track CPD credit against multiple standards, import activities from orders placed with the SOA and import and export with excel. To download the app for your device please visit In addition, the web interface for Windows, Mac, and Android is available at

Free Wi-Fi!
Complimentary wireless Internet access will be available to all 2016 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit attendees throughout The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas meeting space. This meeting benefit will allow all you to access all meeting information while on-site, and make it easier to stay in touch with your family and colleagues while traveling.




Demonstrating the listening, writing and speaking skills required to effectively address diverse technical and nontechnical audiences in both formal and informal settings.

Professional Values

Adhering to standards of professional conduct and practice where all business interactions are based on a foundation of integrity, honesty and impartiality.

External Forces & Industry Knowledge

Identifying and incorporating the implications of economic, social, regulatory, geo-political and business changes into the design and delivery of actuarial solutions.


Initiating, innovating, inspiring, creating or otherwise acting to influence others regardless of level or role toward a common goal.

Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration

Creating mutually beneficial relationships and work processes toward a common goal.

Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Applying the actuarial knowledge, skills and judgment required to provide value-added services.

Strategic Insight & Integration

Anticipating trends and strategically aligning actuarial practice with broader organizational business goals.

Results-Oriented Solutions

Providing effective problem solving that addresses relevant interests and needs.