Washington Legislative Update

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

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  • 2 days
  • in person

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans


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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.

About the course

How will the 2020 presidential election impact our health care system and retirement structure?

Your pipeline to what is happening on the Hill, the Washington Legislative Update will address potential changes to tax policy, entitlement programs, health care and retirement. Hear from Washington insiders and experts in their fields at a time when the legislative and regulatory agenda is evolving. Review the 2019 brochure to learn what to expect at this program.


Topics will be announced soon. Here is a preview of the sessions you will find at the Washington Legislative Update:

  • Political Landscape
  • Movement Toward State Activity
  • Future of Work and Retirement
  • Single/Multiemployer/Public Sector Challenges and Opportunities
  • Fiduciary Discussion
  • Health Care Plan Issues and Developments
  • Update on Labor and Employment Law
  • Retirement Plan Issues and Developments
  • Long-Term Economic Issues and Policy Implications
  • Communicating with Stakeholders

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
  • Network with peers facing similar challenges
  • Take away creative ideas and solutions that work
  • Have your voice heard - Meet with your elected representatives immediately following the conference.


Angela Antonelli

Angela M. Antonelli is a Research Professor and the Executive Director of the Center for Retirement Initiatives (CRI) at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. She also is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. During her career, Ms. Antonelli has held senior...

Shawn DuBravac

Dr. Shawn DuBravac is author of the New York Times Best Seller Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate (Regnery, 2015), which explores how the world’s mass adoption of digital technologies portends the beginning of a new era for humanity in t...

James Gelfand

James Gelfand is Senior Vice President, Health Policy. He works with ERIC members to develop and advance public policies to support their ability to design and administer health plans, including legislative and regulatory advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels. James has broad experie...

Marc Goldwein

Marc Goldwein is the Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, where he guides and conducts research on a wide array of topics related to fiscal policy and the federal budget. He is frequently quoted in a number of major media outlets and...

Diann Howland

Ms. Howland is vice president, legislative affairs, for the American Benefits Council, a trade association based in Washington, D.C., representing primarily Fortune 500 companies that either sponsor or administer health and retirement benefits covering more than 100 million Americans. She support...

Norman Ornstein

Norman Ornstein is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies politics, elections, and the US Congress. He is a cohost of AEI’s Election Watch series, a contributing editor and columnist for National Journal and The Atlantic, a BBC News election analyst, and t...

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