Welcome to the homepage of the Southwest Actuarial Forum. Registration for the 2024 Spring Meeting is NOW OPEN!

Meeting Location

The Spring 2024 meeting will be held virtually, using Zoom, on June 21st, 2024. Meeting details will be emailed to registered attendees the week of the meeting. 


Registration can be found here:  https://www.casact.org/event/2024-southwest-actuarial-forum-swaf-virtual-spring-meeting

  • Date of Event – June 21st, 2024
  • Location of Event – Online on Zoom
  • Cost of Registration - $65.00 


Start End Topic Speaker Organization
9:00 9:15 Business Session David Reyes, ACAS USAA
9:15 10:15 AI Bias

Scott Merkord, FCAS

Risk & Regulatory Consulting
10:15 10:30 Break    
10:30 11:30 Severe Thunderstorms

Julia Hornack, MBA; 

Jeff Schmidt, ARe, CSCR

Guy Carpenter
11:30 1:00 Lunch    
1:00 2:00 Professionalism Implications of using Large Language Models for Actuarial Applications Josh Taub, FCAS The Infinite Actuary
2:15 2:30 Break    
2:15 3:15 Redefining Health Insurance Pricing

Chuck Bryan, FCAS, CPCU, CPA;

Mike Walters, FCAS




The Southwest Actuarial Forum is the regional affiliate for the southwestern United States for the Casualty Actuarial Society. Our geographical footprint includes the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.


Membership is available to all credentialed actuaries (ACAS or FCAS) who live in our geographical area. Persons actively pursuing ACAS/FCAS credentials may become non-voting student members. Persons engaged in property and casualty actuarial work, but not pursuing ACAS/FCAS credentials may become subscribers.


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