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66th U.S. Secretary of State to Headline October Meeting in Chicago for LIMRA’s 100th Anniversary


WINDSOR, Conn., Feb. 18, 2016 Condi RiceLIMRA today announced that former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will deliver the opening keynote address at the LIMRA 2016 Annual Conference, which will be held Oct. 23–25, 2016, in Chicago.

“The political and regulatory climate is having a significant impact on our members and their business strategies,” said Robert A. Kerzner, president and CEO, LIMRA, LOMA and LL Global. “We are honored to be able to host Dr. Rice at our 100th Annual Conference, as she shares her unparalleled expertise on global affairs, national security and insights into how these trends impact business strategy.”

Rice is currently the Denning professor in global business and the economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson senior fellow on public policy at the Hoover Institution; and a professor of political science at Stanford University.  

From 2005–2009, Rice served as the 66th secretary of state of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. Rice also served as national security advisor from 2001–2005, the first woman to hold the position.

The LIMRA Annual Conference is one of the largest gatherings of executives representing all sectors the financial services industry. This year’s event is an industry celebration, drawing together LIMRA’s stakeholders to commemorate the industry’s accomplishments over the last 100 years. The agenda is designed to offer attendees insights into the latest industry trends that could foretell future opportunities in the U.S. and worldwide.

To register, please visit: LIMRA 2016 Annual Conference.



Since 1916, LIMRA, a worldwide research, learning and development organization, has been the trusted source of industry knowledge, helping more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 64 countries.

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