Washington Legislative Update

Monday, May 20 - Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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.​

2019 Sessions 

  • ​​2019 Political Landscape
  • Movement Toward State Activity
  • Future of Work and Retirement
  • Single/Multiemployer/Public Sector Challenges and Opportunities
  • Fiduciary Discussion
  • Health Care Plan Issues and Developments
  • Update on Labor and Employment Law
  • Retirement Plan Issues and Developments
  • Long-Term Economic Issues and Policy Implications
  • Communicating with Stakeholders

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.

​2019 Speakers

Speakers for 2019 will be announced soon. 

H. Angela AntonelliExecutive Director
Georgetown Center for
Retirement Initiatives


Shawn DuBravacFuturist and Best-Selling Author/
Former Chief Economist
Consumer Technology Association
James GelfandSenior Vice President, Health Policy
The ERISA Industry Committee ERIC

Marc GoldweinSenior Policy Director
Committee for a Responsible
Federal Budget

Diann HowlandVP Legislative Affairs
American Benefits Council

Norman J. Ornstein
Resident Scholar
American Enterprise Institute

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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 can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for additional information.

Registration Information

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Registration Information
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Through 4/8/2019 US $1,250.00 US $1,470.00
After 4/8/2019 US $1,550.00 US $1,770.00