WINDSOR, Conn., March 17, 2015 — Senior executives from the across the retirement industry will gather at the 2015 Retirement Industry Conference to learn about the current regulatory and legislative issues from a panel featuring Mark Iwry, senior advisor to the Treasury Secretary and deputy assistant secretary for retirement and health policy, U.S. Department of Treasury; Derek Dorn, J.D., Partner, Davis & Harman LLP; and Melanie Miller, associate vice president, product development and management, Nationwide.
“According to LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute, there will be 65 million retirees by 2025, many who will need to get more than 40 percent of their retirement income from their savings,” said Judy Zaiken, corporate vice president and director of retirement research for LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute. “Decisions made in Washington could certainly impact the industry’s ability to provide products and services to help Americans achieve a financially secure retirement. We have brought together thought leaders and industry experts to inspire innovation and collaboration among all sectors of the retirement industry to address the shifting needs of tomorrow’s retirees.”
The 2015 Retirement Industry Conference will be held on April 15-17, in Arlington, Virginia. The event offers attendees a cross-sector view to help them understand the wide-range of issues facing the retirement industry. The event focuses on the latest market research, product development trends and innovative approaches to address the top challenges facing retirees and the industry as a whole. Attendees will join top retirement leaders and practitioners as they discuss best practices about management, operations and marketing.
Other featured speakers include:
- Quincy Krosby, Ph.D., chief market strategist, Prudential Annuities, who will discuss trends in the U.S. and global markets and the impact they will have on investments and the financial services industry in 2015.
- Joseph Coughlin, MD, director, AgeLab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who will provide insights into how the generations work, speak, trust, and view retirement and identify engagement strategies to make tomorrow’s retirement today’s priority.
- Jim Carroll, futurist, trends and innovation expert, who will share his insights on global innovation leaders and what organizations are doing to position themselves to seize transformative opportunities and do great things.
- Tom Crawford, senior managing director, strategic communications, FTI Consulting, who will provide a Washington insider’s view on how government, public policy, markets, and globalism have converged to impact everyday Americans and financial services consumers.
The annual Retirement Industry Conference event, hosted by LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute and the Society of Actuaries (SOA), attracts more than 400 retirement industry professionals from companies across the globe to gain insights on the latest industry developments and equip themselves with solutions to address the complex challenges they face every day.
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The LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute provides comprehensive, unbiased research and education about all aspects within the retirement industry to improve retirement readiness and promote retirement security. For information on the LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute, visit: www.secureretirementinstitute.com.