Washington Legislative Update

Monday, May 17 - Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The Capital Hilton, Washington, DC

With the election now behind us, how will the new administration move forward with reshaping our economic and political system? Without a doubt, the activity and actions of the executive, legislative and regulatory branches of government will impact the benefits industry. Attend the Washington Legislative Update to stay informed about the evolving agenda that is currently under development to understand when and how changes may impact your plans and plan participants.   

Developed in partnership with an elite group of Washington insiders, this conference features topics of relevance, expert speakers and the most up-to-date information. 

Don't miss the opportunity to attend this program, either in-person or virtually, that will be your pipeline to what's happening on the Hill. 


Below is a preview of past topics covered. Watch for updates on new topics and agenda announcements.

  • ​​How the 2020 Elections Will Impact the Employee Benefits Industry
  • The Impact of a Soaring Deficit on Federal Programs
  • Paid Leave
  • Single/Multiemployer/Public Sector Challenges and Opportunities
  • Current Issues for Apprenticeship Funds

  • Health Care Plan Issues and Developments
  • Benefits Megatrends
  • Update on Labor and Employment Law
  • Retirement Plan Issues and Developments
  • Legal and Fiduciary Update
  • Public Opinion on Employee Benefits
  • Agency Update

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

​Eduardo Vargas Sr. Vice President​
Aon Hewitt​

​Benefits of Attending

  • Choose how you attend: in person or virtual.
  • Change how you attend up to a week prior with no additional registration or processing fees.
  • 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.

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.


Speakers will be announced soon.


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

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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.

Register With Confidence

We can't wait to see you. Our mission is to create the best learning environment for you, and that includes ensuring a safe learning environment following the latest health guidelines. This event is also available virtually so those learning remotely can share in the educational experience. The virtual format includes all key content, and you can still qualify for a Certificate of Attendance (assuming you attend the minimum number of sessions required).

All conferences have a no-penalty transfer policy, allowing you to transfer to any other 2021 or 2022 program. Hotel cancellation policies apply. See www.ifebp.org/policies.

Here's How It Works

You choose your format: in-person or virtual. You have the flexibility to change your format should your plans change—Just give us a week's notice so we can best prepare for your participation. With an in-person format, you'll receive access to the recorded sessions after the program concludes. To qualify for a Certificate of Attendance (if applicable), you must complete all the required sessions in your chosen format. For example, if you choose the in-person option, you must complete all the required sessions in person.

COVID Monitoring

The International Foundation is closely monitoring local, state and federal agencies regarding the latest safety precautions. We are also working closely with the event property to implement the current safety guidelines. As the event draws closer, watch for safety guidelines that will be in place.

Registration Information

Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 4/5/2021 US $1,280.00 US $1,500.00
After 4/5/2021 US $1,580.00 US $1,800.00