Conference Program

Thursday 12th September 2019



08:00 - 08:45R E G I S T R A T I O N
08:45 - 09:00Opening Remarks

09:00 - 10:30

Plenary Session 1 - Mortality Trends and Forecasts

10:30 - 11:00C O F F E E    B R E A K  - Sponsored by  PWC
11:00 - 12:30

Parallel Session I

12:30 - 14:00 L U N C H - Sponsored by Club Vita
14:00 - 16:00

Parallel Session II

16:00 - 16:30T E A    B R E A K  - Sponsored by  PWC

16:30 -  18:30

Plenary Session 2 - Financial Wellness and its Importance in an Aging Society

  • Preparing for Longevity: Defining the Financial Wellness Challenge” (15 min) Yanela Frias, SVP, Head of Investment and Pension Solutions, Prudential Retirement
  • (Panel) “The Business Case for Financial Wellness in an Aging Society: How Employers and Employees Both Gain” (30 min)
    Moderator: Michael Knowling, Head of Client Relations & Business Development. Prudential Retirement.
    - Jill Vaslow, Director of Global Health and Wellness, CIGNA
    - Carolyn Kennedy, Vice President of Employee Benefits, Chubb.
  • (Panel) “Policy Perspectives on Longevity, Aging and Retirement Readiness” (1 hour with Q&A)
    Moderator: Karen Andres, Director of Policy and Market Solutions, Project Director of the Retirement Savings Initiative, Aspen Institute Financial Security Program
    - Steve Goss, Chief Actuary, Social Security Administration
    - Lori Lucas, President and CEO, Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)
    - Angela M. Antonelli, Research Professor, Executive Director of the Center for Retirement Initiatives, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy.
  • “From Crisis to Opportunity: A Call to Action for Financial Wellness in the Age of Increased Longevity” (15 min)
    Phil Waldeck, President, Prudential Retirement
19:00 - 20:00D R I N K S    R E C E P T I O N - Sponsored by RGA
20:00 - 22:30                                                             G A L A    D I N N E R - Sponsored by Prudential

Friday 13th September 2019



08:30 - 10:30                                        

Parallel Session III

10:30 - 11:00C O F F E E    B R E A K - Sponsored by Fasano Associates

11:00 - 12:30

Plenary Session 3 - Market Developments

12:30 - 14:00 L U N C H - Sponsored by  Pacific Life Re
14:00 - 15:30

Parallel Session IV

15:30 - 16:00T E A    B R E A K  - Sponsored by Fasano Associates

16:00 - 18:00

Plenary Session 4 - Longevity Products and the Regulatory Dimension