RAPA News

20 Oct 16

2016 Conference Summary and Thank You

This year RAPA members traveled deep into the heart of Texas for an extraordinary journey.   San Antonio featured an historical experience with the Alamo, an exquisite river, and took us to new heights at the Towers of Americas. Our conference kicked off with a meet and great with our 30 first time attendees from as far as Australia to Barbados, and Trinidad & Tobago.   Our planning committee not only set the stage for a great event but kicked it off in style with Western “Chic” – not sure if I’ve figured this out just yet J.  Our icebreaker…

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11 Oct 16

A message to conference attendees…

We are very pleased that you are attending the 2016 RAPA Conference in San Antonio! This Sunday’s reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the River Terrace Room & Patio.  A complete overview of the agenda is attached which includes exact times and locations for each conference event.   This year we are introducing a new feature, RAPA Chats – brief, engaging presentations on topics of interest presented by subject matter experts.   Please note that our Monday evening reception and dinner will be held offsite at Tower of the Americas beginning at 6:30 p.m. (see map attached). The attire for all…

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16 Aug 16

RAPA Origins

We are pleased to share the “RAPA Origins” article which has been published in the July 2016 edition of the SOA Reinsurance Section Newsletter with a podcast to follow shortly.  In this edition we highlight the history, purpose, evolution, and outlook of our well-regarded association.  We plan to follow up on this article in the November 2016 newsletter which provides a bit more depth/breadth on our initiatives. RAPA Origins _July2016 Newsletter Also, you will find other interesting articles such as the “Results of the 2015 Life Reinsurance Survey” which provides a good view of the Reinsurance Landscape in both Canada…

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20 Jul 16

RAPA | 2016 Fall Conference – Save the Date/Register TODAY!

The Reinsurance Administration Professionals Association is looking forward to hosting the 19th annual RAPA Conference at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, from October 16th – 18th.    We have an exciting line up of topics and speakers including an all new “RAPA Chats” segment which will entail short, powerful presentations from subject-matter experts on some of our industry’s emerging issues. Important Notes Membership:  A reminder to everyone who has not yet renewed membership or for those who are not members and would like to become a member, please do so in advance of registration at http://reinsadmin.org/membership-information/.   Additionally, you will…

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20 Jul 16

RAPA | SOA Update

RAPA has teamed up to collaborate on a number of initiatives with the Reinsurance Section Council of the SOA in order to enhance learnings and opportunities for both its members.     A few initiatives we have collaborated on to date: SOA Reinsurance Newsletter:  The quarterly publications are very insightful and relevant to our industry as well as the work we do every day with key topics such as Post Level Term (PLT), conversions, market share and new business by reinsurer, etc .   RAPA has submitted an article for Q3/16 which we will circulate to you as soon as it’s available.  Please…

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15 Apr 16

2016 Spring Meeting Success – A word from the RAPA Chair

Thanks to everyone who was able to attend the 2016 RAPA Spring meeting!  We had some very good discussions and takeaways which we can build on over the short and long term.  To name a few: Education & Data Initiative joint venture brainstorming/next steps Webinars – software, training sessions, initiative roll outs RAPA representation/presentation at CRC annually SOA/CIA collaboration(s) – SOA conference, Reinsurance Section of the Newsletter, etc Membership drives e.g. LinkedIn ~450 RAPA followers vs ~100 RAPA members, targeted packages to companies not currently actively participating, etc. 2017 RAPA Conference – TBD (Orlando, Las Vegas, St. Pete’s, San Juan, etc)…

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