Virtual Conference

Canadian Public Sector Pensions and Benefits Virtual Conference

Tuesday, July 21 - Wednesday, July 22, 2020
International Foundation Training Center, Brookfield, WI
Canadian Public Sector Pension and Benefit Conference
VIP Member Access—Join or renew International Foundation membership for 2021 by October 31, 2020 receive FREE ACCESS to all 2020 virtual conferences. [Learn More]


Ignite your learning experience by attending sessions whenever it is convenient for you.

  • Session recordings—Not able to watch the sessions right away? Return to the virtual environment to watch recorded sessions at any time for up to one year.
  • Ask the experts—Answers to questions posed during the sessions will be posted in the virtual conference website as a resource for all attendees.
  • Session handouts and documents—Download session handouts and other resources ahead of time so that you are prepared to follow along with each presentation.
  • Access anytime—The virtual environment will be open 24/7 giving you the opportunity to access everything in the environment on your time.


This program is made up of both live and recorded sessions.

Day 1 – July 21

Session 1

11:00 a.m. ET: The Current State of the Canadian and Global Economy

Session 2

12:30 p.m. ET: Data Analytics-Using AI and Machine Learning

Session 3

2:00 p.m. ET: A Dialogue with Canadian Public Sector Leaders


Day 2 – July 22

Session 1

11:00 a.m. ET: Finding Solutions in the Haze

Session 2

12:30 p.m. ET: Best Practices for Engaging Member Communications

Session 3

2:00 p.m. ET: A Dialogue with Canadian Public Sector Board Members

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for trustees, administrators, professional advisors and others in the Canadian public sector, including federal, provincial, municipal, educational, health and community service sectors.


  • Venessa Benson Manager, Communications and Pension Reporting LAPP Corporation
  • Michael Bradie Director, Strategic Innovation Green Shield Canada
  • Chris A. Camp, CEBS Chair Halifax Professional Firefighters Benefits Trust
  • Derek W. Dobson, ASA Chief Executive Officer and Plan Manager Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) Pension Plan
  • David P. Earle President and Chief Executive Officer British Columbia Trucking Association
  • Marianne Love Director OMERS Sponsors Corporation
  • Alison McKay, CMA, CPA Chief Executive Officer Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees' Pension Plan (SHEPP)
  • Diane Miller, M.B.A., CHRL Certified Human Resources Leader Electrical Safety Authority
  • Laura Nashman, ICD.D Chief Executive Officer BC Pension Corporation
  • Judy Payne Executive Director Municipal Pension Plan
  • Avery Shenfeld Managing Director and Chief Economist CIBC Capital Markets
  • Tim Shortill Chief Operating Officer HOOPP
  • Inka Skinner Associate Vice President, Analytics Sun Life Financial
  • Tom Vincent Vice Chair BC Public Service Pension Plan Board

Continuing Education

Each session is worth one credit toward CEBS Compliance. You should self-report your attendance depending on how many full sessions you watch.

Insurance Continuing Education Credit is not available for Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec. 

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

C $495.00 C $645.00