The International Insurance Society (IIS), founded in 1965, is the largest and most prestigious organization of its kind with members representing insurance leaders, regulatory authorities and insurance scholars from 90 countries, across industry sectors. Its mission is to facilitate cross-border exchange of ideas, the development of global personal networks and to initiate original, applicable research addressing critical issues facing the industry. The IIS commitment to the advancement of the industry is evidenced by a myriad of activities, built upon an industry-wide forum of insurance leaders representing all stakeholders of the industry. The IIS Annual Seminar is considered a must-attend global conference for senior insurance executives, international regulatory authorities and worldwide insurance scholars. Attended by 500 or more insurance leaders, it is renowned for its innovative program, prominent speakers and excellent networking with global peers. In conjunction with the annual seminar the IIS bestows the Insurance Hall of Fame Award, the highest honor in the industry. The 51st IIS Annual Seminar will take place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, June 14th – 17th, 2015. The program, with the theme “Filling the Protection Gap”, will feature leading speakers, including William Berkley, Chairman & CEO of W.R. Berkley, Peter Hancock, President & CEO of AIG and Greig Woodring, President & CEO of RGA. For program information and to register for the event, please visit