We are excited to announce that TxCIA will hold its 2024 Annual Conference October 8-9, 2024, at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center in Austin, TX. The conference will kick off during the afternoon of Tuesday, October 8th with a TxCIA conference mainstay: our Captive 101 workshop. A networking event will follow in the evening. Wednesday, October 9th will feature a full day of conference programming. To inform your travel plans, please review the preliminary conference schedule below. 

Registration is now open. The early bird registration rate for TxCIA members is $475. The non-member early bird rate is $625. Not a member? Join today!

Information on TxCIA's discounted hotel room block can be found below. More information on the 2024 Annual Conference is coming soon!

Sponsorship packages are available for purchase!


Preliminary Conference Schedule

All times CDT. Schedule subject to change.

Tuesday, October 8, 2024

2:00 – 4:30 pm

“Captive 101 – Everything you need to know about Captives and then some”

Allan Smith, Marsh Captive Solutions

5:00 – 7:30 pm

Welcome Reception

Reception Location - TBD

Wednesday, October 9, 2024

8:00 – 9:00 am

Breakfast and Registration

8:50 – 9:00 am

Opening remarks (10 min)

Kevin Jones, TxCIA President

9:00 – 9:45 am

“Captive Horizons”

Presenter TBD

9:45 – 10:00 am

Break 1

10:00 – 10:45 am

“State of the Economy & The Power of Your Portfolio” (40 min)

Scott Mildrum, Performa

Warren Miller, Performa

10:45 – 11:30 am

“Captives: A Risk Manager Perspective” 

Presenters TBD

11:30 am – 12:30 pm


Keynote: John Harpole, Mercator Energy

12:30 – 1:15 pm

“Traps and Treasure Hunts – Navigating Captive Insurance Taxes”

Daniel J. Kusaila, Crowe

Kristen Sorbera, Deloitte

Bruce Wright, Eversheds Sutherland

1:15 – 2:00 pm

“Harnessing the Power of Data - Policies & Claims to Captive Management”

Roma Rishi, Origami Risk

Michael MacNeil, Clara Analytics

Moderator TBD

2:00 – 2:15 pm

Break 2 

2:15 – 3:00 pm

Rating Harmony


3:00 – 3:45 pm

Legal Eagles & TDI Update

Robert Rudnai, Texas Department of Insurance

Burnie Burner, Esq., Mitchell Williams

3:45 – 4:30 pm

Insurance Market Update


4:30 – 4:40 pm

Closing Remarks (10 min)

Kevin Jones, TxCIA President




TxCIA has secured a discounted room block at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center at the rate of $279/night. Rooms can be booked for the evenings of October 8th and 9th, and the number of rooms in the block is limited.

AT&T Hotel and Conference Center (Book)
Rate: $279/night
Available Dates: Evenings of October 8th and 9th
Reservation Cut-off: September 15, 2024

We are working to secure courtesy room blocks at other nearby hotels. As additional hotel options become available, we will post them here.