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2022 Retirement Industry Conference to Address Retirement Unpreparedness in the U.S.

WINDSOR, Conn. April 19, 2022 — According to recent Secure Retirement Institute research, just 31% of workers feel very prepared for retirement, leaving 7 in 10 workers saying they are either somewhat prepared or not at all prepared for retirement. At the 2022 Retirement Industry Conference, to be held on May 11–13, in Boston, retirement experts and industry leaders will examine the growing retirement unpreparedness in the U.S. and explore new strategies to help ensure more people are financially secure as they retire. 

“Physical and financial health are more significant to people today than before the pandemic. The pandemic-induced economic challenges — like inflation — are undermining consumers’ ability to save for retirement and upending the plans retirees have made,” said David Levenson, president and CEO of LIMRA, LOMA, and LL Global. “Our industry serves an important purpose in helping clients adequately plan for retirement. This year’s conference will give leaders the opportunity to delve into factors that are shaping the future of the retirement market.”

Levenson will open the conference, providing an in-depth update on the retirement industry, including sales and the state of the industry.

Other keynote speakers include:

Additional concurrent sessions will cover industry innovations, regulatory and compliance updates, what's going on in Washington, pooled employer plans (PEPs), annuity markets, and more through the lens of the new normal.

The conference, hosted by LIMRA and the Society of Actuaries, draws leaders across the retirement industry focused on product, marketing, distribution and strategy for both retail and institutional markets.

For more information on the 2022 Retirement Industry Conference including registration and agenda, visit: https://www.limra.com/en/events/conferences/2022/2022-retirement-industry-conference

At LIMRA and LOMA, the health and welfare of our attendees is our highest priority. Therefore, attendees must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (as defined by the CDC) or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of arrival. This policy is subject to change based on CDC guidelines, state, and city regulations.

Members of the press are welcome to attend at no cost. Please email the media contacts below for more details.

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About Secure Retirement Institute 
The Secure Retirement Institute (SRI) provides comprehensive, unbiased research and education about all aspects of the retirement industry to improve retirement readiness and promote retirement security. For information on the Secure Retirement Institute, visit: www.limra.com/sri.

About the SOA
With roots dating back to 1889, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) is the world’s largest actuarial professional organization with more than 30,000 actuaries as members. Through education and research, the SOA's mission is to advance actuaries as leaders in measuring and managing risk to improve financial outcomes for individuals, organizations, and the public. The SOA's vision is that actuaries are highly sought-after professionals who develop and communicate solutions for complex financial issues. Visit soa.org.

Media Contacts

Catherine Theroux

Director, Public Relations

Work Phone: (860) 285-7787

Mobile Phone: (703) 447-3257

ctheroux@limra.com

Brooke Lacey

Public Relations Specialist

Work Phone: (860) 298-3920

Mobile Phone: (413) 530-6184

blacey@limra.com