RAPA News

24 Sep 15

Fall 2015 – Roundtable Discussions

RAPA is working diligently to finalize the program for the 2015 Fall Conference. Speakers are confirmed, presentations are being compiled and, back by popular demand, roundtable topics are in the works. Last year’s survey indicate attendees found the roundtable discussions to be an excellent forum for knowledge sharing and included applicable information to all attendees. The benefits of Roundtable discussions include (but not limited to): Education on current operational issues/topics in the industry Understanding perspectives from direct writers, reinsurers, retrocessionaires Provides an interactive environment encouraging free-thinking and audience participation We strive to exceed our attendees’ expectations, therefore we are asking…

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17 Sep 15

Chair Resignation, Upcoming Vote & Conference Hotel

We are very excited for the upcoming 2015 Fall Conference and wanted to provide you with an update on some recent Board of Governor’s changes, logistics on the voting for the 2016/2017 RAPA Board, as well as an update on the rooms available at the conference. RAPA Chair After a great deal of thoughtful deliberation, Tom Hartlett, RAPA Chair, has recently decided to pursue a different career outside of reinsurance.  Given the urgent high demands of Tom’s new entrepreneurial career path and following support from the Board of Governors, Tom has resigned from his current role as RAPA Chair.   As…

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02 Sep 15

2015 RAPA Fall Conference update

RAPA has been busy with preparations for our fall conference and remodeling our website. If you haven’t seen the site, we encourage you to visit at http://reinsadmin.org/ With respect to 2015 membership registration and fees, we are asking all members who have not already renewed for 2015, to renew your application at the following web page: http://reinsadmin.org/membership-information/.  Please make sure to login prior to renewing membership, and to complete your membership registration prior to registering for the conference. If you have any membership related questions please contact Kim Langstaff at Kim.Langstaff@hlramerica.com . You can now register for our 2015 Fall Conference,…

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30 Jul 15

Using Social Media to Improve Communications and convey current Industry Information

RAPA is pleased to announce our new Twitter and Facebook pages. Our goal is to provide the industry with current information and use these social media channels as a communication tool for both the industry and the association.  Communications and Marketing has become a key segment for RAPA therefore the use of Social Media in today’s business world is a must. Social media channels have proven to increase member/customer relations, focus on valuable information and insights, and less likely to be ignored (in comparison to paper documents). We encourage our members to post articles, tweet about RAPA events, new initiatives,…

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30 Jul 15

RAPA Fall 2015 Conference & Sponsorship

The RAPA Fall 2015 conference is quickly approaching. Our conference offers a great opportunity for networking, knowledge sharing and communication of industry trends. Our speakers include professionals from direct writers, reinsurers and retrocessionaires. RAPA consistently provides information that will benefit all perspectives in the industry. Our Planning Committee distributes a survey after each conference to understand the needs of our delegates. The feedback of this survey is analyzed and implemented in the subsequent year. This has been one of the key reasons that RAPA has been able to provide a beneficial and successful conference. RAPA could not have hosted the…

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30 Jul 15

Welcome to the new Reinsurance Administration Professionals Association website!

In efforts to improve communications, we have revamped our website to introduce the RAPA Board of Governors, communicate and promote industry best practices, communicate RAPA initiatives, and provide online membership/conference registration. There has been consistent membership growth since 2009 and RAPA is enthusiastic and privileged to attain the participation from this growing industry. Thank you to all of our members for our continued success and support.

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