30 Oct 15

Thank you for another successful conference!

2015 RAPA Conference | Thanks A big “Thanks” to all the attendees, speakers, panelist, moderators, board members, initiative leads, and sponsors [Aurigen Re, Canada Life, Hannover Re, Optimum Re, Scor Re, Munich Re, and Protective Life]! Also, a special thanks to the planning committee*, led by Stephanie Williams for putting together a great agenda and coordinating logistics, with seamless execution. *Kelly Priest, Eddie Martinez, Mike Bell, Melanie Singletary, Karen Rotondi, Laura Rawlins, Garfield McIntyre, and Shayne Regnery. 2015 RAPA Conference | Summary This year’s conference kicked off with a dynamic overview of the importance of data integrity which really hit…

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13 Oct 15

A message to all conference attendees…

We are very pleased that you are attending the 2015 RAPA Fall Conference in Phoenix Tempe! This Sunday’s reception will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Market Café & Patio.  A complete overview of the agenda is attached which includes exact times and location for each of the events.   This year we will be continuing our roundtable discussions which provide all attendees the opportunity to discuss relevant operational topics in a smaller group setting.   We have provided a list of the discussion items so that you have a chance to think about these topics in advance. Please note that…

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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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