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Event Date Tue Sep 21 EDT - Wed Sep 29 EDT (26 days ago)
Location Virtual Event
Region All

The 2021 IRI Annual Conference will gather representatives from the entire supply chain of the insured retirement industry to explore business, political, regulatory, and technology challenges and opportunities.

The conference agenda includes stimulating general sessions highlighting thought leadership and a big-picture perspective on the pivotal issues of the day and focused break-out sessions that deliver more detailed discussion and analysis. Confident that attendees will come away inspired and solution-focused across the industry’s disciplines and communities.


2021 Speakers:


Wayne Chopus
President & CEO, Insured Retirement Institute


Wayne Chopus
President & CEO, Insured Retirement Institute

Shani Armon
Chief Membership & Marketing Officer, Insured Retirement Institute

Jason Berkowitz
Chief Legal & Regulatory Affairs Officer, Insured Retirement Institute

Christina Brady
Chief Operating Officer, Insured Retirement Institute

Jim Quinn
Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Insured Retirement Institute

Paul Richman
Chief Government & Political Affairs Officer, Insured Retirement Institute

Jeff Forbes
Founding Partner, Forbes Tate Partners

Jeff Strunk
Managing Partner, Forbes Tate Partners


Mark Bowden
Corporate Relationship Manager, Kaplan Professional

Jim Donald
Chairman of Albertson’s, Former CEO of Starbucks, & Former CEO of Extended Stay Hotels, & Former CEO of Pathmark Supermarkets

Nadja West
Public Speaker, Leading Authorities, Inc.

Erik Qualman
#1 Bestselling author & keynote speaker, Founder & Owner, Equalman Studios


Melissa Kivett
Managing Director, Head of Enterprise Strategic Relationship Management, Prudential Financial, IRI Board of Directors

Sue Fiengo
Managing Director, Digital Customer Experience, Global Atlantic Financial Group

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Athene
• Brighthouse
• Carlton Fields
• Cooperative Technology
• faegre drinker
• Global Atlantic
• investcloud
• Jackson
• Lincoln
• Prudential
• RegEd