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November 15-18, 2020
August 16-19, 2020
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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For 52 years, the Annual Canadian Employee Benefits Conference has been the leading source for solid, straightforward pensions and benefits education.
Take advantage of this unique learning opportunity to engage with best-in-class speakers, listen to inspirational keynote presentations, interact with peers through case studies and secure effective solutions from expert-led sessions that will allow you to fulfill the very objective that defines your role.
Take an important step in 2019—Make your education a priority! Not only will it position you to thrive in your role, it openly demonstrates your commitment to your fiduciary responsibility and the thousands of plan members you serve.
Session Details and Handouts
Advanced Governance Today—Disruptive Innovation and Governing in an AI World
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly—Succession Planning for Trustees
Health and Wellness/Group Benefits
Virtual Care and Mental Health—A Win-Win-Winning Combination
Opioids Strategy—Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?
National Pharmacare—Will the Momentum Continue?
An Update on Mortality Research and Why It’s Important to Get Your Assumption Right
Decumulation—A New Dawn
Rethinking Retirement Income Adequacy—Practical Applications
Legal/Legislative Update (Atlantic, Central, And Western regions)
Human Rights and Discrimination Update
Public Sector Plan Expansion
Sustainability—Responding to External and Internal Risks
Les effets du cannabis…un an plus tard
Soins virtuels et santé mentale : une solution gagnant-gagnant-gagnant
Avons-nous besoin d’un nouveau
type de régime de retraite ?
DC Decisions—What Matters Most for Your Plan Members
Risk Measures for Investing in Emerging Markets
A Hybrid Approach to Private Debt Market Investing
Liquid Alternatives Are on the Rise
Investing in Music Royalty Funds
Breaking Bad—Unpacking the Legal Issues for Resolving Service Provider Fraud and Claims Abuse in Group Benefits Plans
Assessing Cybersecurity Risks to Member Data—Attacking Pension Administration Systems
Communication From a Member’s Perspective
The Right Message for the Right Audience at the Right Time
Apprenticeship, Training and Education
Indigenous Recruitment—Opportunities and Challenges
Construction Trades—Exposing the Labour Market’s Best-Kept Secret
From Unconscious Bias to Harassment—How Microaggressions Are Changing the Workplace Landscape
The World Is Your Oyster—Trustee Education and Resources
Attend the Annual Conference to stay current with the latest regulatory and legislative changes, learn about approaches to
improve your funds and network with others outside of your typical industry or trade.
Speakers will be announced soon.
Honourable Jean CharestPartnerMcCathy Tétrault LLPPremier of Québec (2003-2012)Member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada
Joe SchwarczDirectorOffice for Science and SocietyMcGill UniversityMontréal, Québec
Megan E. GreeneChief EconomstManaging DirectorManulife Asset ManagementBoston, Massachusetts
David ChiltonAuthor InvestorWaterloo, Ontario
Hayley WickenheiserOlympic Gold MedalistAssistant Director of Player DevelopmentToronto Maple LeafsToronto, Ontario/ Calgary, Alberta
Donald DrummondAdjunct ProfessorStauffer-Dunning FellowQueen’s University School of Policy StudiesKingston, Ontario
Andrew CoyneColumnistNational PostToronto, Ontario
Dr. Brian GoldmanER DoctorRadio Host & Healthcare PunditToronto, Ontario
Maintenant 15 sessions présentées en français !
Arrive early and attend a preconference course or workshop. Preconference content is specifically designed to address the critical elements of trust fund management while at the same time foster both professional and personal development.
Check out the preconference sessions web page for more details.
The Annual Conference is a great opportunity to fulfill your required credit hours. For full details and to request continuing education (CE) service, visit our continuing education web page or contact the Continuing Education Department at (262) 786-6710, option 2, or email: email@example.com.
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sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS® Compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for
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