Meeting Location

The Spring 2017 Meeting will be held at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, TX on June 9, 2017.

1900 University Ave,
Austin, TX 78705


Here is a preliminary agenda which will be finalized in the upcoming weeks. We will be offering four sessions for up to 5.1 hours of CE.

Start End Topic Speaker Organization
8:30 9:00 Breakfast    
9:00 9:15 Business Session Scott Merkord, FCAS, MAAA USAA
9:15 10:15 Reducing Fires Through Risk Analysis Chris Connealy, Jesse Williams State Fire Marshal's Office - Texas Department of Insurance
10:15 10:30 Break    
10:30 11:30 Professionalism Discussion Bob Beuerlein American Academy of Actuaries
11:30 12:45 Lunch    
12:45 1:45 Texas Legislative Panel Jay Thompson, Melissa Hamilton, Joe Woods Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP
Texas Department of Insurance
1:45 2:00 Break    
2:00 3:15 Capital Modeling Applications: Industry and Peer Group Analysis Serhat Guven and Jason Abril Willis Towers Watson


Post Conference Reception

Following the conference, there will be a cocktail reception 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.


Parking will be available in the underground garage attached to the conference center. More details can be found on this page:


There will be a light breakfast along with lunch. Please list any special dietary considerations on the attendee's registration form.

Registration Information

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

There is a $5 discount for paying with paper check. Please make paper checks payable to Southwest Actuarial Forum.

Mail checks to:

Hervey Abotsi
10715 Janet Lee Dr
San Antonio, TX 78230