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WINDSOR, Conn., September 28, 2017 – New technology, such as block chain and big data, is driving financial services companies to adapt to new ways of conducting business. An executive panel at the 2017 LIMRA-KIRI Insurance conference will explore these technologies and the opportunities they offer, as well as discuss the challenges facing the industry.

“Some advances in technology can help companies to innovate business practices and drive growth,” said Ian Watts, senior vice president and managing director, international operations, LIMRA and LOMA. “Understanding the solutions available and what is coming in the not-too-distant future will help them develop the best strategy to invest their resources to maximize their return. This conference is designed to help educate our members and inform their strategic plans.”

The panelists include:

This two-day conference, to be held in Seoul, Korea, on November 7, 2017, will showcase exclusive case studies, research and interactive presentations from industry leaders and experts with advanced knowledge of health care, product innovation, distribution and consumer engagement. To learn more, visit 2017 LIMRA-KIRI Insurance Conference.

This event will be presented in English and Korean. Interpretation between these languages will be offered at no additional cost.  Media representatives are welcome to attend at no cost.


About LIMRA 

LIMRA, a worldwide research, consulting and professional development organization, is the trusted source of industry knowledge, helping more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 64 countries. Visit LIMRA at

About LOMA 

LOMA is committed to business partnerships with its over 1,200 world-wide members in the insurance and financial services industry. Our goal is to improve company management and operations through quality employee development, research, information sharing, and related products and services. Visit LOMA at

About KIRI 

The Korean Insurance Research Institute (KIRI) was established to develop the insurance industry and the national economy in Korea. As a non-profit research institute, KIRI does extensive research on advanced insurance systems that are consistent with the global standards in order to cope with rapid changes in the insurance and finance industry. Visit KIRI at

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