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2015 Life Insurance Conference

Innovation to Opportunity

4/13/2015 - 4/15/2015
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virginia USA


Who Attends

Professionals involved in the development, operations, marketing, distribution, technology or administration of life insurance products.


Attend the 2015 Life Insurance Conference to network with your peers and leading industry experts as we gather to look at areas with plenty of innovation potential. Take advantage of these opportunities to increase profitability, improve competitiveness and attract new customers. Does your company understand the critical variables involved in marketing to Millennials? How can we improve the buying experience for consumers? Should actuaries really go for more price differentiation, and if so how? What impact will increasing interest rates have on life insurers?

Find answers to these questions and gain insight into the very latest in industry news, product innovation, distribution, markets, administration, regulation and technology. The 2015 Life Insurance Conference will cover the important issues and identify strategies that will shape the industry's future.

This premier conference offers more than 30 workshops on topics including product innovation, distribution, markets, technology, administration and regulation.


Steve Harvill
President, Creative Ventures
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    3:45 pm - 5:00 pm: GENERAL SESSION

Steve Harvill

President, Creative Ventures

An educator, communicator, and consultant, Stephen Harvill is the founder and president of Creative Ventures, a strategic consulting firm based in Dallas, TX. As a leading strategic thinker and consultant to fortune 500 companies, Harvill has integrated a holistic approach to developing organizational principles. A scientist by education, Stephen brings a unique perspective to both his research and his presentations. Harvill is the author of “21 Secrets of Million Dollar Sellers: America’s Top Earners Reveal the Keys to Success” as well as numerous articles and publications dealing with effective management skills and the future of leadership in our chaotic world. He travels internationally, consulting with a diverse range of clients including American Express, Wells Fargo, IBM, Microsoft, and Apple.
Mark Hug, FSA, MAAA
Senior Advisor, Global Diversity Marketing
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    8:00 am - 9:00 am: GENERAL SESSION

Mark Hug, FSA, MAAA

Senior Advisor, Global Diversity Marketing

Mark Hug is a Senior Advisor with Global Diversity Marketing and a recognized leader in the life insurance industry over the last three decades. He has held senior leadership roles in global industry companies, including Transamerica, Aetna, AXA, and Prudential. While with Prudential as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Mark was named one of Forbes’ 50 Most Influential Global CMOs of 2014. In this role, one of his focus areas was to bring financial services marketing and distribution to underserved cultures in the United States.
Michio Kaku, Ph.D.
The Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics
The City University of New York.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    9:00 am - 10:00 am: GENERAL SESSION

Michio Kaku, Ph.D.

The Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics
The City University of New York.

Dr. Michio Kaku is one of the most widely recognized figures in science in the world today. He is an internationally recognized authority in two areas. The first is Einstein's unified field theory, which Kaku is attempting to complete. The other is to predict trends affecting business, commerce and finance based on the latest research in science. Kaku is the author of several international best sellers. In his latest book, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind (February 2014), Kaku takes us on a grand tour of what the future might hold, giving us not only a solid sense of how the brain functions, but also how these technologies will change our daily lives.
Governor Dirk Kempthorne
President and CEO, American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    8:15 am - 9:00 am: GENERAL SESSION

Governor Dirk Kempthorne

President and CEO, American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)

As president and CEO of ACLI, Dirk Kempthorne is the chief representative and spokesman for the life insurance industry before Congress, the administration and in all state capitals. He advocates to policy-makers at all levels of government about the important role life insurers play in providing financial and retirement security to American families. Prior to joining ACLI in 2010, Kempthorne had an impressive career in public service, serving in the U.S. Senate, as a two term Governor of Idaho, and as the 49th Secretary of the Interior.



Registration Fees

Early Bird Rates (before March 17):
LIMRA, LOMA, SOA and ACLI, members: $1,145
Nonmembers: $1, 645

Standard Rates:
LIMRA, LOMA, SOA and ACLI members: $1,295
Nonmembers: $1,795

Group Discount
If five (5) or more individual employees from the same member company register for this meeting, each individual registrant may take advantage of a group registration discount of $100. This discount applies only to people registering at the full conference rate. See the online registration form for complete details.

Bonus Opportunity
The Retirement Industry Conference will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott on April 15 – 17, 2015. Save $250 off your Life Insurance Conference registration fee when you attend both events.

Refund Policy

All cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing. These requests carry a $100.00 U.S. administrative charge. Full refunds minus the administrative fee will be granted on written requests received no later than ten business days before the meeting. No refunds will be granted if the request is received within ten business days of the meeting. If for any reason a meeting is cancelled, the Conference Organizers will refund the total registration fee. However, the Conference Organizers will not be responsible for any travel, hotel accommodations or other costs incurred. Cancellation requests should be submitted to

Hotel / Venue

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA

The Crystal Gate Marriott Hotel is now sold out.

Please contact A Room With A View for information on the designated overflow hotel They will secure the lowest available rates within walking distance of The Marriott Hotel.

In the event that rooms become available at The Marriott Hotel due to cancellations, A Room With A View will notify conference attendees and help transfer reservations back to The Marriott Hotel in the order in which they were booked.

A Room With A View can be reached at 1-800-780-4343 International Attendees can reach them at

This is a FREE SERVICE for Life Insurance Conference attendees.

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Connect with Key Prospects

This conference is your opportunity to meet and network with insurance professionals involved in the development, operations, marketing, distribution, administration and technology processes of life insurance products.

Click here for a complete listing of Sponsorship Opportunities.

To create your Sponsorship Package, contact:
Marvin Jones at 770.984.6459 / or
Barbara Kimball at 860-298-3950 /



Organizations exhibiting at The Life Insurance Conference may also exhibit at The Retirement Industry Conference at this same site, April 15-17, 2015 and receive a discount of $500 off each event.

Register now as an exhibitor!

Sponsors and Exhibitors

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Contact us to learn more:

Mary-Jo Adams

Senior Conference Coordinator


(860) 285-7798

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