Canada Life and Health Insurance Conference Broadens with Joining of LIMRA and LOMA

TORONTO, May 15 2009 — With the merging of LIMRA and LOMA, synergies are taking effect, and the LOMA/LIMRA Canada Annual Conference and its attendees are reaping the benefits. This year is the first year that LIMRA and LOMA are joining efforts in hosting the conference, the most comprehensive event for life and health insurance professionals in Canada. The event takes place June 9, 2009 in Toronto, ON.

New for this year is the section/track for Distribution, and this year’s conference promises to bring together insurance professionals from the distribution and administrative sides of the industry.

Keynote speaker Nick Bontis, Ph.D. is presenting “Working Smarter” and Paul Grimes, Senior Vice President Individual Sales, Industrial Alliance, will address “The Canadian Financial Services Landscape – What Is on the Horizon.”

Attendees may chose from a variety of break-out sessions and workshops organized by LOMA/LIMRA Canada’s Educational Sections including Agency & Market Conduct, Claims Administration, Distribution, Financial Management and Internal Audit, Group Benefits & Retirement Services, Human Resources, Learning & Management Development and the newly revitalized Strategic IT.

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LIMRA International is a worldwide association providing research, consulting and other services to 800 insurance and financial services companies in 70 countries. LIMRA was established in 1916 to help its member companies maximize their marketing and distribution effectiveness. Visit LIMRA International at

About LOMA

Established in 1924, with 1,200 plus member companies in over 80 countries, LOMA is committed to a business partnership with its world-wide members in the insurance and financial services industry to improve their management and operations through quality employee development, research, information sharing, and related products and services. To find out more about LOMA and the learning opportunities it offers, visit LOMA’s Web site at