SOURCE: Life Insurance Settlement Association

Life Insurance Settlement Association

August 26, 2011 08:06 ET

Keynote Speaker Announced for LISA's 17th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - Aug 26, 2011) - The Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) announced today that Thomas J. Cunningham Ph.D., Vice President, Senior Economist, and Regional Executive from the Federal Reserve Bank is the keynote speaker of LISA's 17th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference. The event will be held in Atlanta, GA on October 3-5, 2011.

"Dr. Cunningham's perspective on capital markets and economic environment is very important to our membership and conference attendees," says Darwin Bayston, LISA's Executive Director. Dr. Cunningham will present his remarks on October 5th.

Expert speakers in other areas of interest were also announced. Jay S. Olshansky, Ph.D., Professor and Senior Researcher from the University of Chicago will speak on life expectancy and longevity issues. Industry ethics and standards of practice will be addressed by Lauren Bloom, Business Ethics Consultant from Elegant Solutions Consulting.

"This conference is set to address the real pressing questions in the minds of investors and life settlement professionals. We are working hard to indentify speakers who can deliver high-level content from a broader perspective in the life settlement industry," says Will Menezes, LISA's Business Manager.

Qualified institutional investors will receive one complimentary registration to attend this benchmark conference. The conference provides a perspective particularly suitable to long-term institutional investors, public and private pension fund sponsors, endowment and foundation sponsors, private equity investors, hedge fund sponsors, mutual fund managers and wealth fund managers.

Additional speakers will be announced as they become available.

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 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 750 provider life settlement licenses nationwide.

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    Darwin Bayston
    Executive Director
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