Canadian Public Sector Pensions and Benefits Conference

Canadian Public Sector Pensions and Benefits Conference

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) this program is being canceled. If you have immediate concerns, please reach out to us directly at (888)334-3327, option 2 or email at

We look forward to seeing you at next year's Canadian Public Sector Conference, 
June 15-16, 2021 in Toronto, Ontario. All 2021 program registration will open this summer.

The Canadian Public Sector Pensions and Benefits Conference tackles the unique challenges encountered by the public sector. Conference sessions offer innovative solutions to ensure the viability of pension and health and welfare funds.

Engaging sessions and open forums provide practical solutions and insight to the issues plans are facing. Attendees can ask questions, gather feedback from content experts and learn from other attendees. Register for this two-day conference and explore plan design, governance and communication strategies for pensions and benefits. Review the 2019 brochure to learn what to expect at this program.


2020 sessions:

•Market Context and Rising Complexity: Technology, Economy, Demography
•A Look at Plan Benchmarking and Fees
•Considerations for Implementing Sustainable Finance Into Your Plans
•Data Analytics—Using AI and Machine Learning
•Best Practices for Member Communication
•A Dialogue with Canadian Public Sector Leadership
•Financial Literacy for Plan Members
•Lessons Learned From U.S Board Leaders
•Pension Communications
•The Efficiency and Value of Defined Benefit Pensions: The Latest Research

The Foundation has a wonderfully balanced approach to education. Informative, engaging, relevant and held in a wonderful venue.

Andrew Huculak Chair
Saskatchewan Health Care Employee Pension Plan

Open Forum

Engaging sessions and open forums provide practical insight into the issues plans are facing. Attendees can ask questions, gather feedback from experts and learn from other attendees. 

Benefits of Attending

  • Learn from leading pension and benefits professionals about the specific issues you face in your role.
  • Experience learning from a forum of your peers and discover best practices in other systems.
  • Hear about strategies that could save your fund money in the short and long term.
  • Take advantage of several networking opportunities with peers and other professionals.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for trustees, administrators, professional advisors and others in the Canadian public sector, including broader public sector, including federal, provincial, municipal, education, university and college, health and community service sectors, and not-for-profit organizations.

Preconference Offerings

Foundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS)

Advanced Trust Management Standards (ATMS)


Speakers will be announced soon.


Speakers for the 2020 conference will be announced shortly. Please check back soon.

​Accompanying Educational Event

Canadian Investment Institute
August 7-10

Program Discount
Save $300 when you register for both the Canadian Public Sector Pensions and Benefits Conference and the Canadian Investment Institute. Use discount code Public16 to save.

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Continuing Education

Programs sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans are consistently accepted for credit by agencies governing continuing education for license renewal and professional recertification.

For additional information, visit our continuing education (CE) web page or contact us by phone at (262) 786-6710, option 2.

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS compliance credit. Visit for additional information.

Registration Information

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Registration Information
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