Summer Conference:  Milliman Announced as Gold Sponsor – New Travel and Accomodation Details

RIIA® is pleased to announce that Milliman will be a Gold Sponsor of the summer conference, “Minding the Gaps:  Helping People Move Where They Need to Be.”  The conference will be held July 18-19 at Salem State University (SSU)’s Enterprise Center, 20 miles north of Boston.  It will focus on helping people move to where they need to be in their retirement planning.  Conference speakers include well-known advisors, academics and leaders from companies including: TIAA, PwC, Milliman and HealthView Services.  Click here for the latest agenda.  Click here to register.  (If you are new to RIIA input your email in the form and you will be taken to the registration page).

Milliman Financial Risk Management (FRM) LLC is a global leader in financial risk management to the retirement savings industry.  It provides investment advisory, hedging, and consulting services on more than $169 billion in global assets (as of December 31, 2015).  Established in 1998, the practice includes more than 150 professionals operating from three trading platforms in Chicago, London, and Sydney.

As a Gold Sponsor, the firm is supporting the event and the summer issue of RIIA’s peer-reviewed publication, the Retirement Management Journal®.  The summer issue of the RMJ® will be published after the conference to include papers related to the conference presentations.  For more information about available Conference Sponsorships, click here.

Following are some additional transportation and accommodation options for conference attendees.

SSU is a 25-minute drive from Boston’s Logan Airport or a short local train or bus ride from Boston.  SSU is 5 minutes by taxi from Salem train station.  From Boston’s main train stations, depending upon traffic, the journey by car/taxi is a minimum of 40 mins and may take an hour or more.

In addition to hotels listed by the North Shore Chamber of Commerce, here are options in Salem:

SSU’s basic dormitory suites also available for a very reasonable per night fee.  Suites are limited, so we encourage you to make reservations early.  For more information, email [email protected] or call 978.542.6416.  The dormitory is right next to the Enterprise Center, where the conference will take place.

The conference will be followed by a Master-RMA (M-RMA) boot-camp (July 20/21/22, 2016).  The M-RMA boot-camp will deliver in-depth lectures on directed topics followed by the development of complete cases in a face-to-face environment.  The M-RMA students are expected to attend the conference as well as the boot-camp.  For more information contact Francois Gadenne.

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