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.
The construction industry is booming. The government’s investment in infrastructure post-COVID has created many opportunities. This session will explore:
This session will feature a survey of topics on apprenticeship program best practices including:
Economic reporting continues to deliver mixed messages from positive job growth to negative inflation. This session will help trustees understand what they should be doing during times of uncertainty.
This session will bring you up to speed on the latest legal, legislative and regulatory initiatives. Topics include:
Mental health issues are on the rise and impact everyone both on and off the job. This session will focus on best practices that support your members as they deal with:
On-site health centers offer a unique opportunity to address the health needs of your members in a cost-effective and convenient way. This session will consider:
Variable plans have received much attention in recent years, touting DC-like features with DB-like plan design and protections. This session will feature a case study on an organization that introduced a variable plan. Learn from their experience about the process and results.
This session will address the key benefits administration issues of today, including:
As marijuana becomes legal in more states, the challenges of creating and enforcing policies have become difficult. Determining whether someone is fit for duty may not be so easy. This session will cover:
This session will cover current and timely topics in both DB and DC plans, including:
Spending on Rx continues to climb as demand for Rx solutions rises and new products are introduced. This session will provide an overview of what’s happening in the Rx world. Topics to be addressed include:
As the cost of higher education continues to climb, many are looking more seriously at a life in the trades. This session will feature a discussion on the value proposition of work in the trades, including:
This timeframe will be dedicated to unique issues that trustees should be paying attention to and will provide an opportunity for you to have your questions answered. Topics include:
AI is here, it’s everywhere and its implications are many. This session will discuss how AI has evolved and how it’s impacting your industry and the benefits world. Take away an understanding of the challenges and possibilities.
I would recommend this program because it reinforced that our committee’s legal and financial professionals are on the right path.
Local 145 IBEW Pension Fund
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.
Speakers for the 2020 conference will be announced shortly. Please check back soon.
Use code CONSTRUCT400 and save $400 when you register for both the Construction Industry Benefits Conference (January 25-26, 2024) and the Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs (January 22-24, 2024). Plan your trip to maximize your learning with these two consecutive conferences on topics that are key to your industry's success.
Continuing Education credit for professions and designations MAY be available for attendance at live sessions. You must register for the program and request CE credit at least 60 days prior to the beginning of the program so that the Foundation can seek preapproval from the governing agency.
Note: Requests made for continuing education credit do not guarantee administration of credit. For further information on continuing education credit, please call (262) 786-6710, option 2.
Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for additional information.
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