The Society of Actuaries (SOA) Underwriting Issues and Innovation Seminar remains at the forefront of underwriting innovation and key industry issues. This focus will continue at the seventh annual seminar. Key industry topics will be discussed, including: This seminar will allow for ample networking time, as well as the chance to learn from industry professionals. Save the date for this unique and exciting seminar! Educational Objectives Attendees will leave this seminar with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the current and emerging topics and issues in life underwriting. Target Audience Actuaries, underwriters, medical directors, reinsurers, product development staff, claims managers and anyone interested in learning more about the current and future life underwriting issues and innovations. Level of Difficulty This seminar is designed for participants with a moderate level of experience.
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) Underwriting Issues and Innovation Seminar remains at the forefront of underwriting innovation and key industry issues. This focus will continue at the seventh annual seminar.
Key industry topics will be discussed, including:
This seminar will allow for ample networking time, as well as the chance to learn from industry professionals. Save the date for this unique and exciting seminar!
Attendees will leave this seminar with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the current and emerging topics and issues in life underwriting.
Actuaries, underwriters, medical directors, reinsurers, product development staff, claims managers and anyone interested in learning more about the current and future life underwriting issues and innovations.
Level of Difficulty
This seminar is designed for participants with a moderate level of experience.
The registration fee includes seminar materials, hot breakfast, luncheon and refreshment breaks. Rates increase by $300 for registrations received by mail after July 7. Please allow sufficient time for mailing.
Register before 07/07/19
|Presenter Attending Seminar||$450|
Register after 07/07/19
|Presenter Attending Seminar||$450|
*Payment is required in U.S. dollars. Schedule denotes U.S. dollars.
Methods of Registration
- Paying by Credit Card
Register online by Wednesday, July 24.
- Paying by Check
Please contact SOA Customer Service if you wish to pay via check
If you are unable to register online by Wednesday, July 24 you may register at the on-site registration desk located at The Westin O’Hare beginning Sunday, July 28 at 5:00 p.m.
Online order confirmations are emailed upon completion of registration. Mail-in registration confirmations are emailed after the order has been processed. If you do not receive a confirmation, please login to My SOA to confirm your order was placed. To request another copy of the confirmation order or to update the registration form, please contact Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 July 24.
An attendee may transfer his/her registration to another individual without a processing fee; however, the transfer must occur within the same program year.
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.
The Westin O’Hare
6100 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
Toll Free Reservations: +1-888-627-8517
Online Reservations: Westin O'Hare Reservations
Guest room rates (taxes not included):
$153 single/double occupancy
Make your reservations online by 5:00 p.m. on July 7 at Westin O'Hare Reservations or by calling the hotel directly at +1-888-627-8517. Reservations made after this deadline are subject to space and rate availability. Please make sure you mention that you are attending the Society of Actuaries Underwriting Issues & Innovation Seminar.
A major credit card is required in order to make a reservation. Reservations may be cancelled without penalty up to 24 hours prior to the date of arrival.
During check-in all guests will be asked to verify their departure date. At that time, you may change your departure date without penalty. Any guest who departs before the confirmed departure date may be charged an early departure fee.
Why Stay at The Westin O’Hare?
We realize there are many hotel options available and by staying at The Westin O’Hare we offer you the chance to save through the SOA group rate. Staying at The Westin O’Hare also provides the best opportunity to network with your peers and maximizes the quality of your meeting experience.
Confirmation of your hotel reservation is provided by the hotel. If you have not received a confirmation number prior to your departure for Chicago, please call the hotel to make sure your reservation is in order. Remember to mention your affiliation with the Society of Actuaries in all hotel communications to ensure the correct handling of your reservation.
Hotel Check-In and Checkout
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and checkout time is noon. Those arriving early may check their bags with the bell desk in the hotel lobby.
The Westin O’Hare Hotel is conveniently located near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. A free shuttle is available from O’Hare Airport directly to the hotel.
Parking: Hotel parking is available for all seminar attendees. Overnight parking for hotel guests is $29 daily for self-park and $35 daily for valet parking.
Hotel Shuttle Information
- For domestic flights, pick up is at the Hotel Shuttle Center Door #3, which is located just off the baggage claim area.
- Between midnight and 5:00 a.m., please call +1.847.698.6000 to arrange service.
- Pickup at the International Terminal is available upon request. Please call the hotel directly upon arrival to arrange for pickup. Disabled accessible shuttles are available upon request.
AmTrav Corporate Travel is the Society of Actuaries’ official travel agency. AmTrav is focused on providing cost savings and enhanced travel services. Call AmTrav at +1-866-284-5774 or visit them online at www.amtrav.com.
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Business casual attire is appropriate for meeting sessions and all SOA-sponsored events.
Available before and after the meeting, presentations can be accessed at Underwriting Issues & Innovation Seminar on the agenda pages. All presentations (including new and amended materials) will be available on the SOA website and included in the meeting app.