57th Annual Canadian Employee Benefits Conference

57th Annual Canadian Employee Benefits Conference
Sunday, November 24-Wednesday, November 27, 2024

Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk,
San Antonio, TX

Sessions Include:

(more information coming soon!)

Health and Wellness/Group Benefits

  • Trends in Benefits and Health Costs
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Advances in Mental Health Treatment—Psychedelics and the Neuroscience of Mental Health Conditions
  • Intellectual Wellness
  • Oncology In the Workplace
  • State of Mental Health of Canadian Workers—A Path for Improvement and Change
  • Role of Virtual Health In Your Benefits Plan


  • On the Horizon—What Is the Forecast for Investing and Governance?
  • Board Orientation
  • Risk Management
  • Running Your Board and Committee Meetings Effectively


  • Investments 101
  • Basics in Financial Performance Benchmarking
  • Health and Welfare Plans—Aligning Your Investment Strategy With Your Objectives
  • Liquidity Management
  • How to Overcome the Challenges of the Evolving Index Landscape
  • What Can We Learn from BDC?
  • Asset Liability Matching
  • Breaking Down (and Building Back Up) Your Fixed Income Allocation
  • Putting the Plus Before the Core
  • Navigating a Changing Landscape of Emerging Markets
  • The Role of Real Estate Mortgages
  • Target Date Funds
  • Decumulation Strategies
  • Asset Allocation In the Context of Higher Interest Rates
  • ESG—Sustainable Investment In Fixed Income
  • Private Equity and Income Investing

Pensions/Retirement Security

  • Actuarial 101
  • Discount Rates
  • Phased Retirement
  • Does Size Matter? Exploring the Effects of Consolidation In the Pension Plan Industry
  • Pension Plan Redesign
  • Derisking—Is Now the Time?
  • Pension Plan Improvements


  • Cybersecurity
  • Top Fraud Risks That Organizations Should Watch For
  • The Role of the Trustees in Collecting Delinquencies
  • Monitoring Professionals


  • Legal/Legislative Update—Atlantic Canada
  • Legal/Legislative Update—Central Canada
  • Legal/Legislative Update—Western Canada

Apprenticeship, Training and Education

  • Workforce Deployment Through SEIU Healthcare
  • Financial Literacy for Apprentices
  • Language and Safety
  • Women in the Trades

Public Plans

  • More info soon to come!