NU Online News Service, March 20, 7:23 p.m. – LOMA, Atlanta, is now the parent organization for the International Underwriting Conference, a global life insurance underwriting conference that takes place every two years.

Previously, the parent organization was the Institute for Financial Services at Champlain College, Burlington, Vt.

The first conference took place in 1997. The next will convene March 23 in Singapore.

Topics to be addressed in Singapore will include reports on the Asian insurance market and sessions on policy design, underwriting and claims issues for many product lines, LOMA says.