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62nd Annual Employee Benefits Conference

Sunday, November 13 - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
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​Whether you are a trustee, an administrator or an advisor of pension or health and welfare funds, you can count on the Annual Conference to provide the education you need to properly support your employee benefit plans. Your one stop for all things employee benefits, the Annual Conference offers more than 100 educational sessions broken out into focused tracks with actionable solutions.

Featured Sessions and Speakers

DOL Update

Phyllis C. Borzi, J.D., M.A.
Assistant Secretary of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
U.S. Department of Labor​

The Economist Who Loved Me

Anirban Basu
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Sage Policy Group, Inc.​

Retirement Readiness: What to Say and
 How to Say It

Gerald W. Patterson
Senior Vice President, Retirement Income Solutions
Principal Financial Group

Recruitment and Training in a New Economy

Edward E. Gordon, Ph.D.
Founder and President
Imperial Consulting Corporation ​

I choose the Annual Conference for my education because of the quality of presentations and the opportunity to interact with the presenters.

Nick Kaledin League–ATPAM Pension Fund

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  • Legal and Regulatory Update
  • Monitoring Your Professionals


  • ​​Cybersecurity: Understand, Manage and Reduce Your Risks

  • ​Lessons from DOL Prosecutions/Litigation


  • ​Navigating the Specialty Drug Cost Challenge

  • Best Practices in Controlling Prescription Drug Costs
  • The Role of Telemedicine in Health Care Delivery


  • ​​​​Best Practices in Setting Investment Policies and Choosing Investment Consultants

  • Key Investment Conversations
  • WORKSHOP: Dealing With Assumptions and the Future


  • ​WORKSHOP: A Closer Look Into the MPRA Experience

  • ​Alternative Pension Strategies (Parts 1 and 2)


  • ​​Participant and Trustee Education in DC Plans


  • ​​Legislative and Regulatory Update

​Keynote Speakers

Keynote​ speakers have been announced for the 62nd Annual Employee Benefits Conference. They are:​

Amy cuddy.jpg​Amy Cuddy, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Harvard Business School, Author and TED Speaker
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David Agus, M.D.Professor of Medicine and Engineering
University of Southern California

​Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering
Greg Johnson.jpg Greg JohnsonProfessional Storm Chaser and Severe Weather Expert

Continuing Education

Annual Conference Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
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Benefits of Attending

  • Make the most informed decisions possible on behalf of your benefit plans
  • Ensure your plans are compliant, efficient and sustainable
  • Discover if there is something you could be doing better
  • Prepare for the future by learning about issues and trends on the horizon

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.?

Registration Information

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 10/2/2016 $1,450.00
After 10/2/2016 $1,700.00 Members Only