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Washington Legislative Update

Monday, May 21 - Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Capital Hilton, Washington, DC
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As changes to our health care system and retirement structure continue to surface, the Washington Legislative Update will identify potential ramifications for your employee benefit plans.

Your pipeline to what is happening on the Hill, the Washington Legislative Update will address potential changes to tax policy, entitlement programs, health care and retirement. Hear from Washington insiders and experts in their fields and receive the critical information needed to plan for the future.​

2018 Sessions ​

  • ​​2018 Political Landscape
  • ACA Today and Tomorrow
  • Retirement Plans Today and Tomorrow
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse
  • Challenges and Opportunities for Single Employer, Multiemployer and Public Plans
  • Regulatory Panel
  • Legislative Update for Apprenticeship Programs
  • Labor and Employment Update
  • Entitlement Reform
  • Communicating With Shareholders

The Washington Legislative Update provided alternative views of issues in my industry. I really enjoyed it.

​Eduardo VargasSr. Vice President​Aon Hewitt​

​Benefits of Attending

  • Access a direct pipeline to what's happening on the Hill and in key agencies.
  • Hear from expert speakers about the issues, trends and future direction of the industry.
  • Prepare for the future and learn how your plans may be impacted by the new administration as well as recently enacted and proposed legislation and regulations
  • Network with peers facing similar challenges
  • Take away creative ideas and solutions that work
  • Have your voice heard - Meet with your elected representatives immediately following the conference.

Who Should Attend

The content of this program is designed for trustees, administrators and plan professionals in the following areas:

  • Those whose roles require a keen knowledge of legislative and governmental activity
  • Employee benefit representatives who are responsible for strategic change
  • Others serving multiemployer, single employer and public sector benefit plans.


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

Kathryn L. BakichSenior Vice President & National Director, Health Care Compliance
Segal Consulting
Diana M. BardesMooney Green Saindon Murphy Welch PC
Katherine A. Hesse, CEBSPartner
Murphy Hesse Toomey & Lehane LLC
Diann HowlandVP Legislative Affairs
American Benefits Council
James A. KleinPresident
American Benefits Council
Katie E. Spiker
Senior Federal Policy Analyst
National Skills Coalition

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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. 

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 4/9/2018 US $1,225.00 US $1,445.00
After 4/9/2018 US $1,525.00 US $1,745.00