SOURCE: Life Insurance Settlement Association

Life Insurance Settlement Association

September 15, 2011 14:51 ET

Fall Life Settlement Conference Speakers and Additional Topics Now Published

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - Today, the Life Insurance Settlement Association announced additional speakers for the 17th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference to be held in Atlanta, GA on October 3-5, 2011.

"This is one conference you will not want to miss! The line-up of speakers is absolutely superb and the topics are crucial to the industry," says Darwin Bayston, LISA's Executive Director. "LISA's conferences are a tradition; this conference will focus on areas that lay a roadmap for the future. That is what makes our program unique from other conferences."

Leading expert speakers will include:

  • Thomas J. Cunningham, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Mark P. Flaherty, County Controller - Allegheny County, PA
  • Bill Hill, Founder of Meta Design SF
  • Jay S. Olshansky, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, University of Chicago
  • Lauren Bloom, Business Ethics Consultant
  • Aviva Schneider, Managing Director & Actuary, Lotus Life
  • Tom Moran, President and CEO, Asset Servicing Group
  • Michael K. Renetzky, Partner, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell

The topics include:

  • Pricing Risk: Have the elements of risk changed? How?
  • Beneath the Surface of Life Expectancy: What holds for the 21st century?
  • Are Life Settlement Funds Investment Companies?
  • What is Required for Portfolios to Succeed?
  • Institutional Investor Discussion: What is required for pension funds, foundations and endowments to commit long-term capital to the life settlement space?

For the 17th consecutive year, LISA will host the most diverse pool of secondary market players and investors. "What sets us apart from all life settlement conferences is the superb caliber of speakers delivering critical and forward thinking topics pertinent to this industry," says Darwin Bayston, LISA's Executive Director.

"With three-day access to hundreds of market players and investors, the fall conference offers tremendous opportunities to permanently expand your business interests. If you are serious about this asset class, you need to attend this event. The content and networking opportunities available to our attendees are unequaled. In other words, attend this event and your business will thank you," explains Will Menezes, LISA's Business Manager.

The complete agenda and list of confirmed speakers for the 17th Fall Life Settlement Conference is now available online at:

As a special incentive, qualified institutional investors will receive one complimentary registration to attend the Fall Life Settlement Conference.

In addition to the Fall Conference, on October 3, 2011, LISA is hosting the 2011 Life Settlement Compliance Conference. The Compliance Conference is the only forum dedicated to the education of the life settlement industry's regulatory and compliance personnel. Experts will discuss a wide range of topics that currently affect the life settlement industry. Attendees will earn CE and CLE credits. Qualified state regulators and staff are invited to attend at no registration cost. A special discount is available for registrants attending both events.

Interested parties can view the full agenda, speakers, and register for all events by visiting LISA's website at or by calling LISA at 407-894-3797.

LISA is the premier life settlement association, representing over 80 percent of all life settlement business licensees. LISA members hold over 700 provider life settlement licenses nationwide.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Darwin Bayston
    Executive Director
    Phone: 407-894-3797
    Email: Email Contact