Six months after the U.S. Annual Conference, it’s time for
plan stakeholders like yourself to check-in with the experts, see what has
changed and what has stayed the same, and make a renewed commitment toward the
continuous improvement of your plans. Topics covered in this conference range
from economics to mental health and are presented by subject matter experts
with real-world experience.
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This session will review the economic circumstances impacting public sector health and retirement plans and provide insight into how to prepare and protect against challenges.
Does the key to effective member communications lie in the coordination of a strategic communications plan? This session will identify opportunities to improve member communications by closing gaps in coordination and messaging among stakeholders.
Public sector employees face unique mental health challenges given the frequent high risk and community-centered nature of the work. How can plans better address the needs of members? This session will discuss:
There is no shortage of products and services designed to improve well-being and prevent disease, but how do leaders of public sector plans sort through the options and set a strategy that will yield the greatest results for members? This session will discuss:
Sort through the political noise and identify the legislative and regulatory updates that will impact your plan and how to respond strategically. This session will cover mid-term takeaways and noteworthy state initiatives (state sponsored DC plan in CA), as well as:
Providing a secure retirement is fundamental to the value proposition of public sector employment, but in today’s world that value proposition is being challenged. This session will examine opportunities to maintain and improve retiree benefits.
Running benefit plans is already technical work, but now plan leaders must also have a working knowledge of cybersecurity. So let’s break down this work to increase stakeholder confidence ensuring plan information is private and secure.
This session will begin with an overview of the state of public sector pension plans, followed by an analysis of trends in returns and assumptions, investing philosophies, and recent regulations. This session will prepare leaders of public sector pension plans to lead an impactful investment strategy.
This program is designed for U.S. public
sector trustees, administrators, and staff from PE funds and employers that are
plan sponsors for health and retirement benefits.
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Session Details and Handouts
Hon. A. Anne McLellan, P.C, O.C, A.O.E. Senior AdvisorBennett Jones LLPEdmonton, Alberta
Chief ActuaryMorneau ShepellToronto, Ontario
René Beaudry, FICA, FSAAssociéNormandin BeaudryMontréal, Québec
Associate ProfessorSprott School of BusinessCarleton UniversityOttawa, Ontario
Shane E. Doucet, M.A.PrincipalWilliam & Jensen, PLLCWashington, D.C.
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