2018 Health Meeting


June 25 - 27, 2018


Hilton Austin Hotel & Resort
Austin, TX

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Navigate today’s health trends.

The 2018 SOA Health Meeting is the premier event for actuaries working in the health industry. Attend and gain current information on the hottest issues facing health care.

Session Highlights

  • Is Your Integrated Delivery System Throwing Away Free Money?
  • Blockchain Innovation in Health Care
  • Initiative 18|11: What Can We Do About the Cost of Health Care?
  • Public Health: More Important Now Than Ever
  • Speciality Drugs– Biosimilar Impact on Medical Cost Trends

Choose from more than 100 thought-provoking sessions with influential speakers.

Keynote Speakers

Roni Zeiger
Former Chief Health Strategist, Google Co-Founder
CEO, Smart Patients

Roni Zeiger, former Chief Health Strategist at Google, works at the cutting edge of technology, healthcare and human experience. At Google, he developed innovative digital medical services like online medical records and Google Flu Trends. Roni’s experience in digital health makes him one of the foremost speakers on how the internet is transforming modern healthcare.

Howard Ross   
Unconscious Bias and Diversity Expert

A seminal thought leader on identifying and addressing unconscious bias, best-selling author Howard Ross is one of the nation’s most influential diversity consultants and workplace experts, specializing in corporate culture change, leadership development and managing diversity.


Caring for Feet of People on the Street – Sock Collection for Front Steps

A warm pair of socks is the most sought-after item among the homeless population. Help those who are less fortunate by bringing several pairs of new socks to Austin.  A collection bin will be available at the meeting during registration hours. All sizes (men’s, women’s and children’s) are needed!

About Front Steps

Based on the belief that everyone deserves a safe place to call home, Front Steps provides a pathway home for our neighbors experiencing homelessness by offering emergency shelter, affordable housing, recuperative medical care, supportive services, and promotes community awareness.

2018 SOA Corporate Sponsors





Jacobson        KPMG       The Standard





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.