Escape Artist Conference 2019: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2019/06/22 08:00:00
  • DATE

    June 22-23, 2019


    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania





Get the offshore knowledge that you can’t get anywhere else.

Meet the Experts!

Let’s face it, you’re reading this because you’re considering living, working, or investing overseas. You’ve done some due diligence in researching locations, logistics, and online testimonials, but the process still seems overwhelming. There’s just simply too much information. Escape Artist is the oldest offshore website in existence, continually providing precise, clear, relevant and useful information people like you for over 23 years now.

Attend the 2019 Escape Artist Conference, and you will take home all the information needed to turn your international dreams into reality. What makes this event unique is the opportunity for you to meet with some of the most accomplished experts in the fields of international living.

“We had a great time at the Escape Artist Conference! All the presentations were full of valuable information!”

At the Escape Artist Conference 2019, you’ll meet with leading authorities in international living, law, real estate, tax, global investing, and banking. They have read your requests and are prepared to answer all of your questions.

During your time in Pittsburgh, you will be able to meet the Escape Artist team, have your questions answered, sit in on expat panels, and meet other individuals looking to learn more about living abroad.

“If you have any questions about the conference or would like to see a copy of the agenda, please message us below!”

Your Featured MC


Daniel Wilhelm

Featured Speakers

Our experts and columnists have decades of experience living, working, investing, and traveling extensively throughout the world.

They are prepared to tell you everything they know.

Joel Nagel

Joel Nagel


Joel is an international lawyer and entrepreneur focusing his practice in the area of asset protection, cross-border transactions, and global investment. He speaks all over the world on the topics of asset protection, global banking and investment, and international legal compliance.

Michael Cobb

Michael Cobb


At the height of a successful career in the computer industry, Michael left to pursue more pioneering opportunities in the emerging real estate markets of Central America. In 1996, he and his business partner formed a company, Exotic Caye International, to provide loans to North Americans purchasing properties in Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica and throughout the region.

Rachel Jensen

Rachel Jensen


Rachel Jensen joined the ECI Development team in 2012, starting as the organization’s intern at the administrative offices in Managua, Nicaragua. At the end of her 3-month internship period, she had to make a tough decision between accepting a position with the ECI Development team, or chasing her dreams in Panama with the US Peace Corps. She chose ECI Development.

Peter Zipper

Peter Zipper


Since 2006 Mr. Zipper has been President of Caye International Bank in Belize. He has over 30 years of International Banking experience. He graduated from the Geographic Institute in Vienna, Austria, with a degree in Geography and Cartography. During his career he lived and worked in the Americas, Europe and Asia where he held leading positions with multinational financial institutions. He is a sought after speaker and commentator covering international geopolitical and financial issues. Over the years he has lectured at thousands of events and radio and television shows in both English and German.


Maurice ``Morey`` Glazer


Maurice M. Glazer has been a financial advisor for over 40 years. He is responsible for the overall operation of the businesses for 30 full-time professional and support staff. He works with his son, President and Chief Operating Officer David Glazer, and other Officers and Staff to ensure confidence and profit of the companies: Glazer Financial Network, Glazer & Associates, The Pension Specialists, Inc., The Glazer Group, Doctors Resource Service, Glazer Capital Management, LLC, and Glazer Property and Casualty.

He is public media liaison for the companies and has been a featured speaker at medical associations in Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma and hospital organizations throughout the U.S., including Baylor and Methodist, covering topics on Qualified Plans and on Creating Your Net Worth. Mr. Glazer has written many articles and publications and has appeared on Syndicated TV and many local broadcasts.

What To Expect


Meet Our Team

Put faces with the names of the True Expats, writers, and international living specialists that make up the Escape Artist family. Through a series of presentations, our team and friends of the site will share their knowledge with you.

We are excited to meet all of you too!

Meet Others Like You

Socialize and meet other like-minded people who have either been living the expat lifestyle or are considering taking the plunge. Discuss pros and cons, motivations and trepidations, and get a sense of the locations that your peers are considering as offshore landing spots.

Expat Panels

Hear first-person testimonials about what it’s like to move to a new country. Questions, comments, concerns, and even personal stories – we’ll make sure there’s plenty of time budgeted to hear from the past, present, and future expats in attendance that make up our global community.

Areas of Interest

You’re not alone in your desire to live abroad. Hear from the experts who have done it and learn from their mistakes along the way. Use our insider knowledge to make your transition overseas as seamless and pleasurable as possible!

Saturday June 22

On the first day of the conference, the conference will focus on asset protection. Here you will learn why an asset protection plan is a vital part of your investment journey and how going offshore can help.

  • Overseas banking and offshore laws
  • Investment options abroad
  • Reporting requirements from your home country
  • Keeping your finances intact
  • Taxes and compliance

Sunday June 23

The second day of the conference will be dedicated to international living and expat lifestyle. Hear from the experts who have lived abroad and learned the lessons the hard way, so you don’t have to. From seeking new residency to world class healthcare, they will cover it all!

  • Working overseas and work permit regulations
  • Living in expat communities
  • Planning your move
  • What it’s like to live abroad
  • Relocating for less
  • Expatriating as a retiree
  • Global residency and citizenship options
  • Healthcare options as an expat

Bonus Event

On Friday, June 21, before the conference, there will be a networking and cocktail event from 6:30-8:30 pm. This will be a great opportunity for Pittsburgh area professionals to mix and mingle with some of the leading experts in international lifestyle and investment! The cocktail event is $25, or free with registration. This event is sponsored by Caye Bank. All proceeds will be donated to charity.

Can’t make both days? We offer one day passes as well!