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2019 LIMRA LOMA Latin American Conference

New Perspectives and Innovations for the Future of Insurance

11/4/2019 - 11/6/2019
Sheraton Mendoza Hotel, Mendoza, Argentina
REGISTER Hotel Reservations


Who Attends

Head office chief executives and key executives of financial services companies operating in Latin America. As senior executives, they are most concerned about emerging trends and developments in marketing, distribution and corporate management.

Closing Keynote Speaker

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Santiago Kovadloff,
Essayist, Poet, and Author

Santiago Kovadloff is an essayist, poet, author of children’s stories and translator of Portuguese literature. In 1992 he obtained, as an essayist, the First National Prize for Literature and in 2000 was awarded the First Municipal Prize of Poetry of the City of Buenos Aires. In 2010 the Argentine Academy of Journalism awarded him his Honor Pen and as an essayist he has, on two occasions, also obtained the Kónex Platinum Prize. He is a member of the Argentine Academy of Letters, a corresponding member of the Royal Spanish Academy, and a member of the National Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, and also a permanent collaborator for the Buenos Aires newspaper, La Nación.


Join us in Mendoza, Argentina, where we will bring together leading leaders in the life and pension insurance industries of Latin America. You will benefit from:

  • New perspectives: Gain fresh insights from both peers and speakers on the top of mind issues that keep executives up at night.

  • Networking and camaraderie: Share experiences and ideas with senior leaders worldwide.

  • Knowledge and insight: Learn about the latest trends and issues affecting the industry in Latin America. Benefit from the insight and success strategies from leading financial services practitioners and industry experts.

Please continue to check back for additional details and updates!


Tier 1: Register by 15 July
AVIRA Member: $850
LIMRA and/or LOMA Member: $1,000
Nonmember: $1,500

Tier 2: Register by 12 August
AVIRA Member: $935
LIMRA and/or LOMA Member: $1,100
Nonmember: $1,600

Tier 3: Register by 7 October
AVIRA Member: $1,020
LIMRA and/or LOMA Member: $1,200
Nonmember: $1,700

Tier 4: Register after 7 October
AVIRA Member: $1,105
LIMRA and/or LOMA Member: $1,300
Nonmember: $1,800

Spouse/Guest - US$149 
A registration fee of $149 is available to spouses and guests of registered attendees. Individuals in an industry-related position, co-workers, or associates do not qualify. We invite spouses/guests to participate in the event's food and social functions and ask that they wear their badge to these events. Participation in the general sessions and workshops is limited to those who have paid the full registration fee to attend the conference.


Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations received before October 7, 2019, will be refunded, less a $75 processing fee. Cancellations received from October 7 to October 21, 2019, will be refunded, less a $275 processing and administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after October 21, 2019. Email or fax to +1-860-285-7792.

In the event that a scheduled meeting or event is cancelled by LIMRA for any reason, LIMRA shall refund any conference registration fees that have been paid by the registrant. Under no circumstances, however, shall LIMRA be liable to the registrant for any other expenses including, but not limited to, airfare and hotel expenses incurred by the registrant.



Sheraton Mendoza Hotel

Primitivo de la Reta 989
Mendoza, Argentina, 5500

Hotel Reservations

If you receive any unsolicited or suspicious email or phone call about a hotel booking in conjunction with this meeting, our advice is not to click on it, but delete the email immediately. In the case of a phone call, never give out your credit card information. Our designated conference hotels will never call you unless you contact them first.

Primitivo de la Reta 989
Mendoza, 5500, Argentina
T: 54 261 441 5503 

Make your room reservation at the Sheraton Mendoza Hotel by October 7, 2019 to receive the discounted group rate of US $150, plus 21% VAT per night. (VAT exempt for foreigners). The group rate will be offered three days prior and three days after the meeting dates, and includes breakfast and internet. Check in is 15:00; check out is 12:00.

Rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis, so be sure to book early for best selection and price!

To make hotel reservations (for stays that include dates between November 1 - 7 ONLY):

• Online: Visit and use Group Code: LOMLOMA
• Telephone: Call 054 261 441 5509 and mention the LIMRA LOMA Latin American Conference or code LOMLOMA
• E-mail: Send an email to and mention the LIMRA LOMA Latin American Conference or code LOMLOMA

Note: If you wish to arrive to the hotel BEFORE 1 November, and/or depart AFTER 7 November, please email the hotel directly at to make your reservations at the discounted group rate.


R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA
Managing Director of Research, Society of Actuaries

R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA

Managing Director of Research, Society of Actuaries

R. Dale Hall is Managing Director of Research for the Society of Actuaries in Schaumburg, Illinois. In his role, Dale coordinates the SOA’s strategic research partnerships, oversees SOA experience studies, coordinates research across the SOA’s wide variety of actuarial practice areas, and directs the SOA’s data-driven in-house research initiatives. He is a frequent speaker at insurance and retirement industry meetings to highlight SOA research, including presentations to the actuarial task forces of the NAIC and congressional committee testimony on pension plan mortality rates. He has appeared on behalf of the SOA in a variety of media outlets including coverage on C-SPAN and National Geographic’s BREAKTHROUGH television series, and hosts the weekly Society of Actuaries Research Insights Podcast. Prior to joining the SOA, Dale spent over 20 years in the US insurance industry, primarily as Chief Actuary for the Life/Health companies of COUNTRY Financial.
Carlos Islas Murguía
Member Development Director, Mexico, LIMRA LOMA

Carlos Islas Murguía

Member Development Director, Mexico, LIMRA LOMA

For more than 25 years, Carlos has worked for in the insurance and banking sectors in several positions as officer in various insurance companies; most recently he was the director of AXA Corporate University and led a new distribution channel, being in charge of 300 direct agents in two different cities. He was Risk Management Director in Grupo Financiero Promex Finamex, and prior to this, he was an insurance agent for Grupo Nacional Provincial, holding important positions in sales and attending Conventions every year. Within the insurance guild, he served as co-Chair of AMIS´ Distribution Channels Committee and has participated as a spokesperson promoting an insurance culture in national media in programs such as Fernanda Familiar. He was also a columnist for Forbes Magazine for 2 years and was on TV for more than 2 years in Excelsior TV with journalist Rodrigo Pacheco. Academically, Carlos has two degrees: one in Business Administration, graduating from La Salle University and the other in Psychology from the University of the Valley of Mexico. He also has a Master´s Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Ph.D. in Neuropsychoanalysis from the Intercontinental University.
Hernán Pérez Raffo
Partner, PwC Argentina

Hernán Pérez Raffo

Partner, PwC Argentina

Hernan is a partner at PwC since 1998, focusing on the Financial and Insurance Industries. His professional experience covers various areas, including risk management, and particularly focused on Financial Organizations (Banks and Insurance); studies, valuations and advice on the actuarial aspects of the Insurance and Health business, Social Security programs and Pension Plans. He has run many projects in Latinamerica: Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Central America and Argentina. He is a Professor of Actuarial Theory of Retirement Funds, Pensions Plans and Health Plans and other subjects in the actuarial area at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). He has participated and has presented papers at various national and international Congresses of Actuaries. He is a former Deputy-Director in the career of Actuary in the School of Economic Sciences at the UBA; former Consejero and current President of the Actuarial Commission for the Professional Council in Economic Sciences for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. He is an Actuary and Public Accountant (UBA) and has been an Associate of SOA since 1994. 
Hernán Poblete Miranda
Associate Research Director, International Research, LIMRA and LOMA

Hernán Poblete Miranda

Associate Research Director, International Research, LIMRA and LOMA

Hernán es responsable del Programa de Investigación de LIMRA en América Latina. Es especialista en investigación de mercado y desarrollo de herramientas de distribución, comunicación y marketing. Previamente fue Subdirector de Operaciones de LIMRA para América Latina por 8 años, etapa en la que diseñó contenidos estratégicos en distribución y marketing para las empresas asociadas, y realizó actividades de consultoría en recursos humanos, reclutamiento, selección y capacitación.  En 2007 co-fundó IMR, una red internacional de especialistas en pesquisas y diseño estratégico. Desde entonces ha realizado estudios de mercado, diseño y desarrollo de estrategias de distribución y marketing para compañías en Perú, Chile, Brasil, Colombia y México. Entre sus proyectos actuales, se encuentra el diseño de canales de distribución a través de tecnología mobile y redes sociales
Ty R. Sagalow
Founding member of Lemonade, the first fully licensed and regulated InsurTech insurance carrier in the United States

Ty R. Sagalow

Founding member of Lemonade, the first fully licensed and regulated InsurTech insurance carrier in the United States

Ty Sagalow is a founding member of Lemonade. Prior to Lemonade, Mr. Sagalow held senior roles at several insurance companies, most notably at AIG where over the course of 25 years, he was Chief Underwriting Officer, General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Innovation Officer of various divisions and subsidiaries. Today, in addition to his board seat on Lemonade Insurance Company, Mr. Sagalow is involved in a number of startup InsurTech companies including as Co-Founder and Chief Insurance Officer, Assurely, an Insurtech insuring the risks of crowdfunding companies. Outside of InsurTech, Mr. Sagalow is considered on the world’s experts in innovation in the insurance industry having been credited with creating various insurance products including Y2k Insurance, (Entity Cover) Directors and Officers Insurance, Cyber insurance, Reputation Insurance, Collectible Authenticity Insurance and Intellectual Property Collateral Insurance. His works include @Risk: Internet and E-Commerce Insurance and Reinsurance Legal Issues and Directors & Officers Insurance Handbook.

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Joan O'Neil

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(860) 285-7741