Annual Risk Forum

April 13-14-15, 2021


The annual forum is a meeting allowing for an open exchange of ideas and discussion among senior life, health and disability underwriting personnel—Chief Underwriters or their designates - who are employees of North American Life Insurance Companies, reinsurers or retrocessionaires. Normally, this is a “by invitation only” meeting and only allows one attendee per company, however the 2021 meeting is VIRTUAL and therefore we are allowing more than one participant from a company.

High-level Meeting Agenda:

Tuesday, April 13th (10:00am - 12:30pm EST)

Wednesday, April 14th (2:30pm - 5:00pm EST)

Thursday, April 15th (9:30am - 12:00pm EST)

Hosted annually by the Academy of Life Underwriting, the three ALU Coordinators that make this meeting possible are:

Cheryl Johns, New York Life

Mike Hesse, RGA

Doug Parrott, Forresters Financial

The mission of the ALU Forum is to provide a platform for open discussion of Underwriting Risk Selection, philosophies, emerging trends and best practices. The ALU Forum is an opportunity for Chief Underwriters (or their delegates) to support our underwriting profession and network with industry professionals.

We look forward to another fantastic meeting in 2021!