May 22-24, 2017
Disney’s Boardwalk Inn
Orlando, Florida
Presented by the Academy’s Life Practice Council.

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Principle-based reserving (PBR) is here. This intensive two-and-a-half-day seminar will deliver instructional sessions and interactive case studies to provide attendees with key learning experiences as they prepare to implement and utilize PBR. Join your fellow life actuaries for this popular seminar that will ensure you stay ahead of the PBR curve.
Topics will include:
  • Modeling and model governance
  • Stochastic, deterministic, and NPR reserves
  • Setting mortality assumptions, as well as all other liability assumptions
  • Determining assets to back PBR reserves and setting asset assumptions
  • Reinsurance
  • Experience studies and pricing considerations
  • Reporting
  • Regulatory and auditing reviews
  • PBR checklists and other helpful sources of information
 View the Agenda at a Glance for more information.

  Extra Early Registration* Early Registration** Regular Registration***
Academy member $1,150 $1,270 $1,390
Nonmember $1,390 $1,510 $1,630
Government regulator $540 $540 $540

*Extra Early Registration (Ended March 3) 
**Early Registration (Ended April 28)
***Regular Full Price (April 29 - May 15)

  • Rhonda Ahrens, MAAA, FSA
  • Mary Bahna-Nolan, MAAA, CERA, FSA
  • Mike Boerner, MAAA, ASA
  • Nadeem Chowdhury, MAAA, FSA
  • Donna Claire, MAAA, CERA, FSA
  • Rich Daillak, MAAA, FSA
  • Arnold Dicke, MAAA, CERA, FSA
  • Brian Fomby, MAAA, FSA
  • Alice Fontaine, MAAA, FSA, FCIA
  • Jason Kehrberg. MAAA, FSA
  • Steve Krupa, MAAA, FSA
  • Linda Lankowski, MAAA, FSA
  • Alex Lemieux, MAAA, FSA
  • Dave Neve, MAAA, CERA, FSA
  • Craig Roberts, MAAA, FSA
  • Sheldon Summers, MAAA, FSA
The room block at the Disney Boardwalk Inn has sold out. Reservations can be made at nearby hotels by calling 407-939-4686. Reference the American Academy of Actuaries when making your reservation by phone.
When making your travel plans, please note that the overflow hotel is not within walking distance of the seminar location. You will need transportation to and from the seminar. Also, keep in mind that the seminar will start early the morning of Monday, May 22 and that early registration will start the evening of Sunday, May 21.
The American Academy of Actuaries believes in good faith that your attendance at the “PBR Boot Camp: Basic Training and Beyond for Principle-Based Reserving Implementation” seminar may constitute relevant continuing education and an organized activity as defined under the current Qualification Standards for Actuaries Issuing Statements of Actuarial Opinion in the United States depending upon your area of practice. Under the U.S. Qualification Standards, an hour of continuing education is defined as 50 minutes, and fractions of an hour may be counted. The Academy believes that this year’s agenda will enable attendees to earn up to 24 hours of organized-activity continuing education credits.

For more information, please contact Kristina Jackson at 202-223-8196 or
The Academy will refund the registration fee, minus $100 for administrative fees, for cancellations received by April 22, 2017. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after this date. Requests must be made in writing by emailing Kristina Jackson ( or mailing to:

PBR Boot Camp (Spring)
Attn: Kristina Jackson
American Academy of Actuaries 
1850 M Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036