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Public Employee Benefits Institute

Monday, June 25 - Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
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The public sector has faced unique challenges in recent years with budget cuts and media attention on benefit plans. The Public Employee Benefits Institute is dedicated to addressing the benefits topics most critical to public plans.

Gather in an intimate environment to hear best practices, discuss issues and share ideas with peers who work with public sector benefit plans.

2018 Sessions

  • ​Economic Update
  • Public Sector Legislative and Regulatory Update
  • ACA: Where Are We (Going)?
  • Developing Reasonable Assumptions
  • Health Care Trends and Strategies
  • Maximizing Investment Returns
  • What’s Happening in Rx and Rx Management?
  • Retirement Plans Today and Tomorrow
  • Retiree Medical Options
  • ​Fraud in Benefits
  • Cybersecurity
  • Wellness That Works
  • The Opioid Crisis
  • Public Pension Plan Sustainability vs. Plan Solvency
  • Public Sector Open Forum
  • Addressing the Effects of the Supreme Court Case (Janus Decision)
  • Using Technology to Communicate With Plan Participants
  • Generational Issues in the Workplace

Excellent speakers, great location.  I am never disappointed with an International Foundation program.

Sallie Stuvek HR Director
Fairbanks North Star Borough

​Benefits of Attending

  • Learn from industry experts about the latest in the world of benefits—Be prepared for what lies ahead
  • Network with peers who face similar challenges—Learn from their mistakes, benchmark your performance and gather workable ideas and solutions to implement
  • Bring home helpful resource materials to share with colleagues, from sample documents to checklists and case studies—The value of your attendance will continue long after you've left the program

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for public sector trustees, administrators and staff who work with health and welfare or pension plans.


Below are a few of the subject matter experts that will be presenting at this year's conference.

Dana K. BilyeuExecutive Director
National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA)
Paul Fronstin, Ph.D.Director, Health Research and Education Program
Employee Benefit Research Institute
Sharon M. GoodmanPrincipal
Slevin & Hart, P.C.
Kevin Woodrich, EA, FCA, FSA, MAAAPrincipal Consulting Actuary
Cheiron, Inc.
William F. HowardDirector
Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Employee Benefit Fund
David J.StromGeneral Counsel, AFT Legal Department
American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO

​Accompanying Educational Events

Trustees and Administrators Institutes (June)​

Accounting and Auditing Institute for Employee Benefit Plans

Preconference Information

Workplace Harassment: Foundations, Prevention and Investigation

June 24, 2018 | 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Separate registration is required.

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Continuing Education

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

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 5/14/2018 US $1,485.00 US $1,815.00
After 5/14/2018 US $1,785.00 US $2,115.00