Annual Meeting - Austin, Texas

October 16-19, 2022

You're Invited

CCA's Annual Meeting program committee chair, Ed Pudlowski, invites you to beautiful Austin, Texas in October. The program committee has put together a great set of sessions that are above and beyond anything we've put together before.

Visit Austin

As the Live Music Capital of the World®, Austin sways to the strum of its own guitar. It is the state Capital, home of the University of Texas and gateway to the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Austin offers urban hiking trails, legendary barbecue and farm-to-table cuisine. The city has more than 250 live music venues where on any given night the sounds of rock, country, indie and Tejano music echo throughout the streets.

Registration Fees

 MemberNon-member
Register on or before Sept. 16$1,320$1,790
Register on or after Sept. 17$1,420$1,890
Register after Oct. 12$1,620$2,090

Registered attendees are responsible for being aware of and agreeing
to all CCA conference policies.

 

 

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Four Days of Networking and Learning

The 2022 program will offer a blend of world class education and networking. The meeting will be held at the spacious JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas and will feature a diverse program to meet your needs and interests. Choose from Retirement, Health & Welfare, Public Plans, International, Multiemployer, Investment and Cross Discipline topics.

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JW Marriott Austin

Just a short drive from the airport and close to the best attractions and restaurants, the JW Marriott Austin is an upscale hotel experience in downtown Austin. Situated in the heart of the city, this urban resort features large guest rooms with floor to ceiling windows, 7 bars, 3 restaurants and a spa. Reserve your hotel room in the CCA block before the hotel sells out.

General session

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Earn up to 18.5 CPD credits over four days of breakout sessions, keynote presentations and networking events. The meeting kicks off Sunday, October 16 with an early evening session followed by the opening keynote presentation Monday morning and closing on Wednesday, October 19 with a motivating and inspirational general session.

Opening Keynote

Monday, October 17 | 7:45 a.m. CT

Closing Keynote

Wednesday, October 19 | 11:00 a.m. CT
Crystal Washington

Crystal Washington

This opening keynote presentation features technology marketing strategist and futurist, Crystal Washington. Crystal takes complex social media, app, and web topics, and makes them easy to understand and accessible for everyday people. She offers practical tips for using technology to strengthen client connections without losing that personal touch.

Andrew Tarvin

Andrew Tarvin

83% of Americans are stressed out at work and 55% are unsatisfied with their jobs. The impact? Close to a trillion dollars in lost productivity and increased costs. Luckily humor is here to help. People who use humor are more productive, less stressed and happier. This interactive and experiential program will teach you what humor at work means, why it is desperately needed, and how to use humor to create a positive work culture, increase team productivity, manage stress and have more fun.

General Sessions

001 - Inflation: Back to the Future

As inflation rears its ugly head, the implications are far reaching. Speakers at this session address inflationary trends at a macro level and the trickle effect on wage inflation, investments, benefit costs and the general cost of doing business. Let's party like it's 1981!
Credits:
CPD Credit: 2.00
EA Non-Core Credit: 2.00
EA Formal Credit: 2.00

002 - Business Session and Keynote Presentation by Crystal Washington

The CCA’s Business Session precedes the Monday General Session with the welcoming of attendees, announcement of new directors and officers, Treasurer’s Report and presentation of the CCA’s annual awards. Our keynote presentation features technology marketing strategist and futurist Crystal Washington. Crystal takes complex social media, app, and web topics, and makes them easy to understand and accessible for everyday people, offering practical tips for using technology to strengthen client connections without losing that personal touch.
Credits:
CPD Credit: 1.50

003 - Ethics

Come get your 2.0 EA Ethics credit as we discuss case studies covering ethical challenges and dilemmas facing pension actuaries. Audience participation is highly encouraged.
Credits:
CPD Credit: 2.00
EA Ethics Credit: 2.00
EA Formal Credit: 2.00

004 - Professionalism for Healthcare Actuaries

This interactive session covers professional/ethical case studies (sometimes real life ones) where consultants are faced with challenging client situations. Discussions and polling allow the audience the opportunity to decide the best course of action to take and why. Any applicable ASOPs will be covered as well.
Credits:
CPD Credit: 2.00

005 - Humor That Works

83% of Americans are stressed out at work and 55% are unsatisfied with their jobs. The impact? Close to a trillion dollars in lost productivity and increased costs. Luckily humor is here to help. People who use humor are more productive, less stressed, and happier. This interactive and experiential program will teach you what humor at work means, why it is desperately needed, and how to use humor to create a positive work culture, increase team productivity, manage stress, and have more fun.
Credits:
CPD Credit: 1.50

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