Who should attend
This conference is designed for public sector trustees, administrators and staff who work with health and welfare or pension plans.
About the course
The public sector has faced unique challenges in recent years with budget cuts and media attention on benefit plans. The Public Employee Benefits Institute is dedicated to addressing the benefits topics most critical to public plans.
Gather in an intimate environment to hear best practices, discuss issues and share ideas with peers who work with public sector benefit plans.
- Economic Update
- Public Employee Legislative and Regulatory Update
- Legislative Update—Health Funds
- Properly Communicating Retirement
- Managing Investment Return Assumptions in Public Plans
- The Changing Health Care Environment
- What to Do About Cybersecurity
- Pharmacy Benefits
- Handling the Opioid Epidemic
- Mental Health
- Public Sector Case Studies in Retiree Health Care
- Maximizing Your Governmental Retirement Plans
- Changes in Retiree Health
- Preventive Health Outcomes in the Public Sector
- What to Expect From Your Investment Consultants and Managers
- Impact of Supreme Court Decision—After Janus v. AFSCME
- How Public Sector Benefits Compare to Private Sector
Benefits of Attending
- Learn from industry experts about the latest in the world of benefits—Be prepared for what lies ahead
- Network with peers who face similar challenges—Learn from their mistakes, benchmark your performance and gather workable ideas and solutions to implement
- Bring home helpful resource materials to share with colleagues, from sample documents to checklists and case studies—The value of your attendance will continue long after you've left the program
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.