Attendee List

Meeting Location

The spring 2014 meeting will be held at the Hyatt North Houston in Houston, TX on June 6, 2014.

425 North Sam Houston Parkway East
Houston, TX 77060


Start End Topic Speaker  
8:30 9:00 Continental Breakfast    
9:00 9:15 Business Session Michael McPhail, FCAS, MAAA SWAF President
9:15 10:30 Big Data: Key Opportunities & Issues Serhat Guven, FCAS, MAAA Towers Watson
10:30 10:45 Break    
10:45 11:45 Claims Process Re‑engineering & Predictive Analytics Lauren Cavanaugh, FCAS, MAAA FTI Consulting
11:45 1:00 Lunch    
1:00 2:30 Professionalism Chris Carlson, FCAS, MAAA Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
2:30 2:45 Break    
2:45 3:45 Overview of Public Entity Insurance Tim Garcia, FCAS HCC

Lodging Information

There is no pre-arranged block of rooms, but the conference site is near George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Hotels of all star ratings are nearby.


The hotel offers free, uncovered self-parking.


There will be a light morning breakfast snack consisting of whole fruit, pastries, cold cereal, and breakfast tacos along with a plated lunch. Please list any special dietary considerations on the attendee's registration form.


Attendees may register and pay via this website. Payments with credit card or bank transfer can be made using PayPal. 

Please make paper checks payable to Southwest Actuarial Forum.

Mail checks to:

Peter Quackenbush
Towers Watson
One Forum
8000 Interstate 10 West Suite 1050
San Antonio, TX 78230