Meeting Location

The Spring 2016 Meeting will be held at The Joule Hotel in Dallas, TX on June 3, 2016.

1530 Main St
Dallas, TX 75201


Start End Topic Speaker Organization
8:30 9:00 Breakfast    
9:00 9:15 Business Session Peter Quackenbush, FCAS, MAAA ACCC
9:15 10:30 Using Hazard Risk Scores – from Underwriting to Ratemaking Howard Kunst, FCAS, MAAA CoreLogic
10:30 10:45 Break    
10:45 11:45 CAS Update & CAS Institute Wesley Griffiths, FCAS, MAAA CAS
11:45 12:45 Lunch    
12:45 1:00 TCU Update Rachel Hoffman TCU
1:00 2:00 The Biggest Problem with Your Pricing Model is Your Reserving Model Chris Gross, FCAS, MAAA Gross Consulting
2:00 2:15 Break    
2:15 3:15 Next generation enhancement to credit-based insurance scores Stothard Deal TransUnion

Post-Conference Reception

Following the conference, there will be a cocktail reception held at the hotel sponsored by the Joint Risk Management Section of the Casualty Actuarial Society. Everyone is welcome to attend to network and meet with other actuaries working within the SWAF geographical area. 

Lodging Information

There is a pre-arranged block of rooms available for $239 per night.  Please call 214-748-1300 and mention the Southwest Actuarial Forum to take advantage of this rate.


Valet parking is available at the hotel for $12.  There is not a self-park option available on-site, however, the hotel suggests the below site to find parking.


There will be a light morning breakfast snack consisting of breakfast breads, muffins and assorted pastries along with a buffet 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:

Jessica Goulet
18508 Rustling Ridge
San Antonio, TX  78259