63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference

Sunday, October 22 - Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
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We look forward to supporting the Las Vegas community as we kick off the Annual Conference.   #VegasStrong

Join nearly 5,000 of your peers at the 63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference and participate in an educational event you cannot afford to miss.Whether you are a trustee, administrator or fiduciary supporting employee benefit plans, you will find relevant, objective information on the issues and topics impacting your role today. 

At the Annual Conference, you will uncover effective solutions and useful tools you can use to prepare your plans for what may lie ahead. Receive insights from expert speakers and engage with peers as you receive the straightforward education you need by registering today. 

2018 Registration

Featured Presentations

Employee Benefits in the New Administration

Tuesday, 7:30-8:45 a.m.
James A. Klein
President, American Benefits Council

The Future of Health Care in America

Monday, 9:15-10:30 a.m.

A Global Economic Outlook

Monday, 9:15-10:30 a.m.
Jeffrey Rosensweig
Director, Global Perspectives Program, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

Behavior Finance and Financial Planning

Tuesday, 9:00-10:15 a.m.
Steven G. Vernon, FSA
Research Scholar, Stanford Center on Longevity

Hot Topics


  • Trustee Ethics
  • Trustee Expenses—In Depth
  • Hidden Fiduciary Risks in Your Investment Program
  • Understanding Your Cyber-Risk
  • Bargaining in an Uncertain Health Care Environment
  • Mental Health Issues and Dealing With the Opioid Crisis
  • Detecting Fraud and Abuse in Benefit Claims and Delivery
  • Specialty Drug Management—Is It Possible?
  • Alternatives Now and in the Future
  • PBGC solvency and Solutions
  • Alternative Plan Designs in the Multiemployer Community—The Risk Spectrum

View the full list of conference sessions:

2017 Session Schedule


​Benefits of Attending

  • ​​Learn how the new administration will most certainly impact your benefit plans.
  • Discover new insights to enhance your pension strategy.
  • Learn about new plan design options and the hard-dollar cost savings they can provide.
  • Identify risks that could impact the long-term security of your plans and plan participants.
  • Engage with experts and get your specific questions answered.
  • Share your knowledge with peers and learn about their tried-and-true solutions. 

Who Should Attend

Bringing together nearly 5,000 peers from across the country, the Annual Conference is the premier learning event for:

  • Taft-Hartley fund trustees, administrators, business managers and association leaders
  • Public sector plan trustees and staff
  • Fund administrators and managers
  • Third-party administrators (TPAs)
  • Benefit consultants
  • Attorneys, accountants and actuaries
  • Investment managers and consultants
  • Coalition leaders
  • Others who are involved in the overall management and administration of benefit trust funds.​

Keynote Speakers Announced

Please join us in welcoming the following speakers to the 63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference.

​​​​OPENING SESSION - Crossing the Generational Divide

Jason Dorsey
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
The Center for Generational Kinetics, LLC


KEYNOTE SESSION - The Hacker's Blacklist: Top Cyber Threats and Countermeasures

John Sileo​
President and CEO
The Sileo Group, Inc.

​​FINALE SESSION - ADAPT: Overcoming Adversity

Jim Abbott
Professional Baseball Player
Motivational Speaker

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Continuing Education

Annual Conference Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
Visit www.cebscpe.org for more information.

Registration Information

Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 9/10/2017 US $1,525.00
After 9/10/2017 US $1,825.00 Members Only