Virtual Conference

Washington Legislative Update

Monday, May 17 - Thursday, May 20, 2021
International Foundation Training Center, Brookfield, WI
Washington Legislative Update

Sample Topics/Agenda
Watch for updates on new topics and agenda announcements.

  • ​​Election 2020: A Look Back and What it Means Going Forward 
  • Coronavirus: Emerging From the Pandemic
  • Overview of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
  • Mental Health Legislative Update
  • Multiemployer Challenges and Opportunities
  • The Health Care Landscape Under the Biden Administration
  • Single Employer Challenges and Opportunities
  • Public Sector Challenges and Opportunities
  • Benefits Scorecard: How the New Administration and Congress Are Doing 
  • Apprenticeship Programs Legislative and Regulatory Update
  • Update on Labor and Employment Law

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.
  • Connect 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.

Session Details and Handouts


  • Kathryn L. Bakich Senior Vice President, National Health Compliance Practice Leader Segal
  • Diana M. Bardes Partner Mooney, Green, Saindon, Murphy & Welch, P.C.
  • Mariah M. Becker, ACA, EA, MAAA Director of Research and Education National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans
  • Uche Enemchukwu, Esq. Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Nelu Diversified Consulting Solutions
  • Marc Goldwein Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
  • Peter D. Hart Founder Hart Research Associates
  • Joseph F. Hicks, Jr., EA, FCA, MAAA Senior Vice President CBIZ Retirement Plan Services
  • Diann Howland Vice President, Legislative Affairs American Benefits Council
  • James A. Klein President American Benefits Council
  • Michael P. Kreps Principal Groom Law Group, Chartered
  • Jeannine Markoe Raymond Director of Federal Relations National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA)
  • Sarah E. Sanchez, Esq. Principal Slevin & Hart, P.C.
  • Aruna Vohra Senior Consultant Horizon Actuarial Services, LLC

Continuing Education

CEBS Compliance Credit:

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Each session is worth one credit toward CEBS Compliance. By the conclusion of the conference, you should self-report your attendance depending on how many full sessions you watch.

Other Continuing Education Credit:

Continuing Education credit for additional professions and designations MAY be available depending on profession/designation requirements. Please contact the Continuing Education Department at to discuss your CE request.


​Note: This virtual conference is not included in the membership promotion for joining or renewing your 2021 membership.

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

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