ACCOUNTING, RISK MANAGEMENT & FINANCE

IASA is a leading provider of education to the insurance industry on Accounting, Risk Management, and Financial (ARF) topics.  The ARF Program, as part of the IASA Annual Conference, is built by industry experts to deliver must-have information and emerging insights to prepare for the future of the insurance industry.  The ARF Program contains 6 distinct tracks to meet the needs of attendees in specialized concentrations, as well as a special topics area of interest to the industry at large.

Accounting and Financial Reporting Update
The Accounting & Financial Reporting Track provides attendees with the most recent developments affecting an insurance company’s financial statements.  These developments focus on changes and potential changes to U.S. GAAP, NAIC Statutory Accounting and Reporting requirements and Public Company Reporting requirements as mandated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.  A must attend for Chief Financial Officers and those responsible for or work with insurance carrier financial statements.

 

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Monday, June 4 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
101 Statutory Accounting Update

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Operations
The Operations Track focuses on issues that impact both financial and business concerns.  The Operations track provides a business perspective to challenges facing both IT and Finance professionals with a goal to learn about current trends in the business environment and solutions that insurance carriers are using to meet the challenges and demands of today’s ever-changing technology landscape.  The topics are business in nature and do not get into the technical aspects of solutions and are designed for anyone looking to improve processes with efficiency and/or economic impacts.  Sessions include learning more about agile methodologies, enhanced claim payments, making successful business transformations, RFP best practices, common regulatory mistakes, and the IASA Tech Tank.

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Monday, June 4 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
102 Agile Benefits-Scrum Together: The Benefits of Implementing Agile in the Workplace

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Investments
This track focuses on topics related to investment accounting, regulation, and markets. Sessions provide attendees with insight to how peers handle various investment processes, as well as changes in NAIC and other regulatory changes for investments, including how they will impact your RBC. 

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Monday, June 4 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
101 Statutory Accounting Update

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Special Topics
The Special Topics track provides insights into key topics of special interest chosen by industry. 

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Monday, June 4 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Risk Management
This track focuses on various enterprise risk and compliance topics impacting the Insurance industry.

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Monday, June 4 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
105 The Cost of Cybersecurity - Pay Now or Pay Later

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Tax and Legislative
The Tax & Legislative Track is forward thinking and will keep you informed and up to date on a myriad of topics.  These topics also seek to address issues facing insurance companies and how to prepare for them.  These topics include the tax considerations of principles based reserving, a current update on tax reform and changes, preparation for IRS audits, and preparing for the tax department of the future.

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Monday, June 4 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
106 Financial Products & Derivatives: Tax Rules Practically Applied

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Reinsurance
The Reinsurance Track provides individuals a broad knowledge of how reinsurance affects the overall insurance industry.  Topics range from a basic introduction of reinsurance to pricing & placing reinsurance and impacts on financial & capital goals of an insurance company. 

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Monday, June 4 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
107 Reinsurance Placement Cycle

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