Annual Employee Benefits Conference

63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference

Sunday, October 22 - Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
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In a year when significant changes to our health care system and retirement structure are all but guaranteed, your need for education has never been more important. Join nearly 5,000 of your peers at the 63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference and participate in an educational event you cannot afford to miss.

Whether you are a trustee, administrator or fiduciary supporting employee benefit plans, you will find relevant, objective information on the issues and topics impacting your role today. At the Annual Conference, you will uncover effective solutions and useful tools you can use to prepare your plans for what may lie ahead. Receive insights from expert speakers and engage with peers as you receive the straightforward education you need by registering today. 


More than 100 sessions are offered at the Annual Conference. Each falls into one of 11 focused tracks which include:

  • ​​Administration
  • Fiduciary Responsibility
  • General Topics
  • Health and Welfare
  • Investments
  • Pensions
  • ​​Public Plans​
  • Retirement Security/Financial Education
  • Apprenticeship, Training and Education
  • Fund Professionals - Accountants
  • Fund Advisors - Attorneys 

​Benefits of Attending

  • ​​Learn how the new administration will most certainly impact your benefit plans.
  • Discover new insights to enhance your pension strategy.
  • Learn about new plan design options and the hard-dollar cost savings they can provide.
  • Identify risks that could impact the long-term security of your plans and plan participants.
  • Engage with experts and get your specific questions answered.
  • Share your knowledge with peers and learn about their tried-and-true solutions. 

Who Should Attend

Bringing together nearly 5,000 peers from across the country, the Annual Conference is the premier learning event for:

  • Taft-Hartley fund trustees, administrators, business managers and association leaders
  • Public sector plan trustees and staff
  • Fund administrators and managers
  • Third-party administrators (TPAs)
  • Benefit consultants
  • Attorneys, accountants and actuaries
  • Investment managers and consultants
  • Coalition leaders
  • Others who are involved in the overall management and administration of benefit trust funds.​

Keynote Speakers Announced

Please join us in welcoming the following speakers to the 63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference.

​​​​OPENING SESSION - Crossing the Generational Divide

Jason Dorsey
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
The Center for Generational Kinetics, LLC


KEYNOTE SESSION - The Hacker's Blacklist: Top Cyber Threats and Countermeasures

John Sileo​
President and CEO
The Sileo Group, Inc.

​​FINALE SESSION - ADAPT: Overcoming Adversity

Jim Abbott
Professional Baseball Player
Motivational Speaker

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Continuing Education

Annual Conference Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
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Registration Information

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 9/10/2017 US $1,525.00
After 9/10/2017 US $1,825.00 Members Only