Construction Industry Benefits Conference

January 25 - 26, 2024
The Mirage Las Vegas |
Las Vegas, Nevada

The construction industry has gone through many challenges and changes in recent years, many of which have had a large impact on the delivery of employee benefits. This conference will provide the opportunity to examine the latest trends, share experiences and solutions, and discuss legislative and regulatory changes as well as how to effectively deliver benefits to participants in the construction industry. Join other trustees, administrators and plan professionals to explore administrative and strategic benefits issues of today while creating solutions for tomorrow.

Have an apprenticeship program? The Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs is being offered on January 22-24, 2024 prior to the Construction Industry Benefit Conference. Extend your stay, expand your knowledge and save US$400 by registering for both programs when using code CONSTRUCT400.


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Benefits of Attending
  • Learn from your peers who face similar challenges what has and has not worked.
  • Discover the latest trends in your industry.
  • Hear from experts what best practices are being implemented.
  • Understand how the latest regulatory changes and legislative initiatives will impact your operation.
Who Should Attend
This conference is specifically designed for new and experienced trustees who serve on building trade health and pension funds, fund office administrative staff and key personnel. It is also a great resource for professionals serving the construction industry, including attorneys, accountants, consultants and service providers. Apprenticeship training fund trustees and coordinators will find value in attending this conference as well.


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Gene Kent, Jr., M.S.Ed.


IBEW-NECA Technical Institute (IN-Tech)

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Thomas Kriger

Director of Education and Research

North America’s Building Trades Unions

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Russell D. Kamp

Managing Director and Senior Fixed Income Manager

Ryan ALM

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Paul O. Catenacci, Esq.

Senior Partner

Novara Tesija Catenacci McDonald & Baas PLLC

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Luke Moylan

Business Representative

Pipefitters Local Union 533

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Nancy Spangler


Spangler Associates, Inc.

Andrea Gibbs, CEBS, ITIL

Plan Director

SPFPA™ and Participating Employer’s Benefit Trust Funds

Ronald W. Laudel

Benefit Plans Administrator

Mid-America Carpenters Regional Benefit Services, Inc.

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Joseph L. Paller, Jr.


Gilbert & Sackman, a Law Corporation

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Sadhna Paralkar

Senior Vice President and National Medical Director


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Ladd E. Preppernau

Principal and Consulting Actuary

Milliman, Inc.

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Benjamin P. Ablin

Consulting Actuary

Horizon Actuarial Services, LLC

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Neal S. Schelberg

Counsel Advisors Inc.

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Becky J. Drews

Vice President

United Actuarial Services, Inc.

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Christy Piti

Chief Executive Officer

Sav-Rx Prescription Services

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Michael Ledbetter


Ledbetter Parisi LLC

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Thomas T. Holsman


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Anton Ames

Data and Information Systems Management Consultant

Anton Ames Group

"I would recommend this program because it reinforced that our committee’s legal and financial professionals are on the right path."

Charles Graf



Until December 11, 2023


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After December 11, 2023


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Work in Construction?
The Construction Industry Benefit Conference is being offered on January 25-26, 2024 immediately after the Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs. Extend your stay, expand your knowledge and save US$400 by registering for both programs when using code CONSTRUCT400.



Educational sessions at this program can qualify for self-reported CEBS® Compliance credit. Visit for additional information.

Note: Requests made for CE credit do not guarantee administration of credit. For further information on CE credit, please call (262) 786-6710, option 2.

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