Fasano Longevity Conference to Cover Investments, Mortality Research and Life Settlements

WASHINGTON, D.C.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-October 19, 2021: The Fasano Longevity Conference, which will be held on November 1st, will include a wide range of topics bearing on longevity markets, mortality and the economy.

The Conference will start this year with an analysis of the Post-Covid Investment Outlook by keynote speaker, Tony Roth – Chief Investment Officer of Wilmington Trust.  Tony will be followed by two research presentations: The Risks and Benefits of Marijuana versus Opioids in Pain Relief by Dr. Steven Rigatti and The Impact of Sex on Gene Expression, Disease and Mortality by Dr. Barbara Stranger of Northwestern University.

The morning sessions will end with a “State of the Life Settlement Market” presentation by LISA Executive Director, Bryan Nicholson, while the afternoon sessions will begin with a legal analysis of current STOLI litigation affecting the life settlement industry by James Westerlind of Arent Fox and Kenneth Brown of Williams & Connolly.

The final three sessions will cover different aspects of mortality: Matt Morton, Chief Actuary of LTCG, will draw on an extensive database of long-term care patients and share his insight on the changes in mortality that occur as functional status declines, while PBI CEO, John Bikus, will detail how artificial intelligence and obituary research has filled the death identification gap created by regulatory changes limiting the efficacy of the Master Death File.

The Conference will close with an analysis by Dan Zollars of Maple Life Analytics of Mortality Differences in Secondary versus Tertiary Life Settlement Markets.

Said Michael Fasano, President of Fasano Associates, “This year’s Conference covers a very interesting mix of investment, life settlement industry and research issues.” Fasano described his Conference as “Investor Focused.”

The Fasano Conference is a time efficient, one-day event that covers the most current and relevant topics affecting the longevity markets and has been favored by the investment and financial community. This year’s Conference will be live in Washington, DC, although a virtual option will be offered to those not yet ready to travel: https://fasanoassociates.com/annual-conference-2021/

Discounts from the $495 Conference fee will be available to LISA, ELSA, ILMA and BVZL trade association members.

About Fasano Associates:

Fasano Associates is a leading underwriting consulting firm serving the life, health, annuity and life settlement industries.

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