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Evaluation Sweepstakes

Please complete your evaluations at the conclusion of this year’s Valuation Actuary Symposium. You could be entered to win one of three great prizes, including a complimentary registration to the 2018 Valuation Actuary Symposium, a complimentary room reservation for the 2018 Valuation Actuary Symposium or a complimentary registration to a SOA sponsored webcast. Evaluations can be completed in the mobile app. Please read rules and regulations associated with the sweepstakes.

Meeting Information


This website outlines the schedule for all sessions and provides complete session descriptions. Meeting information, including sessions, room locations and presenters, can also be found on the SOA Events App for easy access from your mobile device.  


SOA Apps

Society of Actuaries 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. The Society of Actuaries Events App is available for Apple and Android devices, and a web version is available for other devices. Check back on the event app for updated event 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


Additional Information


Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary wireless Internet access will be available to all 2017 SOA Valuation Actuary Symposium attendees in the main meeting space. This symposium benefit will allow all attendees to access all symposium information while on-site, and make it easier to stay in touch with their offices while traveling.



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


Session Recordings

The SOA is making select 2017 SOA Valuation Actuary Symposium session recordings available. The MP4 audio recordings synchronized with presenter slides will be offered 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 a small bank of computers at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter to allow you to access your email during the symposium. We ask that you limit your time to 20 minutes. The SOA Lounge hours and location will be posted at the hotel and listed in the final program.