SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit

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Fee Schedule

 

Entire Meeting

Oct. 15–18

One Day Only

Oct. 16 or 17

    By Sept. 15   After Sept. 15   By Sept. 15   After Sept. 15
SOA Member Fee $1,200 $1,500 $780 $1,080
Non-Member Fee $1,500 $1,800 $1,080 $ 1,380

SOA Member–Retired/Academic/

Unemployed/ Government Fee

$600 $600 $350 $350
Guest Fee $250 $250 $180 $180

*Payment is required in U.S. funds. Schedule denotes U.S. funds.

Registration Fees

Entire Meeting Registration

Includes all SOA-sponsored breakfasts, refreshment breaks, general session, presidential luncheon, networking reception, sessions, exhibit hall entry, refreshments and program materials.

One-Day Registration

Monday includes the SOA-sponsored breakfast, refreshment breaks, general session, networking reception, sessions, exhibit hall entry, refreshments and program materials.

Tuesday includes the SOA-sponsored breakfast, refreshment breaks, presidential luncheon, sessions, exhibit hall entry, refreshments and program materials.

Guest Fee

The SOA continues to provide a variety of registration options for guests of attendees. A guest (or nonbusiness affiliate) is considered a significant other, friend or family member of the attendee who is over the age of 18. One guest per registrant is allowed. Members of an actuarial organization and recruiters are not considered guests and must register at the appropriate member or non-member fee listed above.

The guest fee for the entire meeting entitles guests to attend all SOA-sponsored breakfasts, exhibit hall entry and the general networking reception. The guest fee for Monday entitles guests to attend the SOA-sponsored breakfast, exhibit hall entry and the general networking reception. The guest fee for Tuesday entitles guests to attend the SOA-sponsored breakfast and exhibit hall entry.

Note: The guest fee does not include attending sessions or the presidential luncheon.

Reduced Registration Fees

A partial waiver equal to 50 percent of the SOA member registration fee (excluding all extra-cost activities) is available for SOA members and credential holders who:

  1. Are full-time academics and Ph.D. candidates, subject to a limit of $2,500 in aggregate partial waivers of meeting fees per calendar year;
  2. Are employed in the government or are unemployed, and not eligible for reimbursement, subject to a limit of one continuing education event per calendar year;
  3. Have received a waiver of member dues or credential fees for the calendar year in accordance with the SOA’s dues waiver policy, subject to a limit of one continuing education event per calendar year.

In addition, a partial waiver equal to 50 percent of the SOA member registration fee is available for full time faculty at a CAE school and for SOA Hickman Scholars, subject to a limit of $2,500 in aggregate partial waivers of meeting fees per calendar year.

Methods of Registration

Paying by Credit Card

Register online by Oct. 13, 2017

For check payments, complete the attached form with check payable to:

Society of Actuaries
2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibit
P.O. Box 95600
Chicago, IL 60694-5600

Please allow 10 days for receipt and processing of checks.

Registration Details and Policies

Full payment is required at the time of registration.

Registration Discount/Attendee List

Registration forms submitted via mail must be RECEIVED on or before Sept. 15 to qualify as advance registration and receive the discounted rates. To ensure inclusion on the attendee list, your registration form with payment must be RECEIVED by the SOA on or before Sept. 15.

Registrations received after Sept. 15 will continue to be processed at the increased registration fee.

In Person On Site

If you are unable to register online by Oct. 13, you may register at the on-site registration desk located at the Hynes Convention Center at the following times:

Sunday, Oct. 15                       4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 16                     7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 17                     7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 18               7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Confirmation

You will receive confirmation of your online order by email. Mail-in registration confirmations are emailed after the order has been processed. If you do not receive a confirmation, please go to this page and log in to confirm your order was placed. To request another copy of the confirmation order or to update the registration form, please contact SOA customer service at customerservice@soa.org.

Refunds

To cancel an order log in to My SOA, choose the item you wish to cancel from your order summary and click the cancellation button. Complete the form to submit your refund request. As in the past, there is an administrative fee applied to all cancellations/refunds, and the balance will be refunded in two to four weeks. The cancellation button will only be available through the refund request deadline date of Sept. 29.

An attendee may transfer his/her registration to another individual without a processing fee; however, the transfer must occur within the same program.

The SOA reserves the right to cancel any program if conditions warrant. In the event of such cancellation, registration fees will be refunded in full. We are not responsible for any discounted airfares or hotel penalties that an attendee may incur due to cancellation.

Session Registration

It is necessary for attendees to select the session they plan to attend in each time slot at time of registration. This will assist the SOA staff in assigning appropriate meeting room space to accommodate the maximum number of attendees for each session. 

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Communication

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.

Leadership

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.