Event to Kick Off on May 19; Keynote Speakers AnnouncedWASHINGTON, D.C. –
The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced that the IRI Operations and Technology Conference 2014 will be produced – for the first time – jointly with ACORD and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). The newly formatted event will bring together from across the insured retirement industry the major contributors to operational standards and principles. Their joint participation will increase information sharing and improve collaboration on strategic initiatives designed to improve operational efficiencies.
“IRI has long been committed to bringing the industry together to create efficiencies that better both the institutions that offer insured retirement strategies and the consumers that rely upon them for a secure retirement,” said Cathy Weatherford, IRI President and CEO. “Given this objective, we are thrilled to continue and expand our relationship with ACORD and DTCC by collaborating on this unique event. Through this collaboration, the IRI Operations and Technology Conference 2014 will become the premier forum for operational standard setters in the insured retirement industry.”
IRI also announced that the conference will feature keynote remarks by Lisa Dolly, Chief Operating Officer for Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, as well as Scott Sheperd, who holds a doctorate in counseling and is the author of several self-improvement and stress management books, including “Who’s in Charge: Attacking the Stress Myth.”
The conference will take place May 19 to 21 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Fla.
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