Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy (CAPPP®) - Pension Part I

Saturday, October 13 - Sunday, October 14, 2018
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
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​Expand your knowledge of the legal, legislative, plan design and fiduciary aspects of public sector employee pension plans by earning your CAPPP® in Employee Pensions today! With curricula taught by distinguished faculty who are well versed on the real issues affecting your plans, the CAPPP program provides attendees with a solid foundation of education to help fulfill the duties of their roles.

To earn your Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy, both Part I and Part II in Employee Pension must be completed. Part II can be taken prior to Part I.


  • Governance

      • This session will provide an overview of the governance of public pension and health plans including a broad-based orientation addressing issues, duties and responsibilities.
      • Participate in an interactive environment with small-group discussions to gain a deeper knowledge of governance issues
  • ​​Legal Environment​
      • An overview of the legal environment in which public plans operate, review fiduciary duties and the role of fiduciary decision making.
      • Apply legal concepts to hypothosized situations and familarize policy makers with necessary components of advice.
  • ​Legislative/Regulatory Developments 
      • ​​Learn about the challenges and benefits of public sector plans, an evolution of public pension regulation using common examples, and an overview of federal laws impacting governmental plans.
  • Actuarial Principles​​
      • ​Review the role and function of actuaries, applicable pension plan policies, cash flow characteristics, basic methods and assumptions for evaluating future events and much more.

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91% of past attendees recommend 
 the CAPPP program. 


Benefits of Attending

  • A cost-effective way to get thorough, on-target information to assist you in policy-making decisions
  • An examination of the role of trustees and their relationship to other public benefit plan functions
  • Firsthand knowledge shared by leading consultants and practitioners in the public benefits field
  • Valuable resource materials for future reference
  • An educational benchmark of excellence for the public sector
  • A way to test your knowledge through a take-home exam.

Who Should Attend

CAPPP® is designed especially for:

  • Public sector benefit plan trustees at all levels of experience
  • Representatives of public funds of various types, sizes and geographical areas who wish a high-level overview
  • Individuals who need a comprehensive understanding of public employee plan management at the policy-making level

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Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program may qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
Visit www.cebscpe.org for more information.

Registration Information

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Registration Information
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Through 9/4/2018 US $1,125.00 US $1,345.00
After 9/4/2018 US $1,425.00 US $1,645.00