2018 MidAmerican Pension Conference

Agenda

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  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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    Golf

    8:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Remembrance Fund Charity Golf Outing Check-In
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
    Remembrance Fund Charity Golf Outing Shot Gun Start
     Optional 
     

    Registration

    12:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Early Registration
    Grand Ballroom Foyer
     

    Trustee Workshop

    1:00 PM  -  1:40 PM
    Fiduciary Liability
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
    1:40 PM  -  2:20 PM
    Basic Funding Concepts
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
     

    Exhibitor Set-up

    2:00 PM  -  6:30 PM
    Exhibitor Set-Up
    Maple Lawn & Linwood Ballrooms
     Optional 
     

    Trustee Workshop

    2:20 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Accounting Compliance and Recordkeeping
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
    3:00 PM  -  3:40 PM
    Legal Aspects for Public Pension Trustees
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
    3:40 PM  -  4:20 PM
    Working with Your Regulator
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
    4:20 PM  -  5:00 PM
    IRS Compliance Overview
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
     

    Reception

    8:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
    Remembrance Fund Charity Reception
    Grand Ballroom
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018
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    Exhibitor Set-up

    6:00 AM  -  7:30 AM
    Exhibitor Set-Up
    Maple Lawn & Linwood Ballrooms
     Optional 
     

    Breakfast

    7:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Continental Breakfast
    Maple Lawn & Linwood
     

    Registration

    7:00 AM  -  5:30 PM
    Registration Opens
    Grand Ballroom Foyer
     

    General Sessions

    8:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Political Outlook for Public Pensions
    Forum
    Speakers:
    9:00 AM  -  9:50 AM
    Keynote Speaker: Cliff Young
    Forum
    Speakers:
     

    Refreshment Break

    9:50 AM  -  10:05 AM
    Refreshment Break
    Forum Foyer
     

    General Sessions

    10:05 AM  -  11:05 AM
    Now What? The Latest Challenges to Public Pensions from America's Courtrooms
    Forum
    Speakers:
    11:05 AM  -  11:55 AM
    Ask Your Attorney
    Forum
     

    Lunch

    11:55 AM  -  12:10 PM
    *Room Changeover*
    Please Exit the Forum for Room Changeover
    12:10 PM  -  1:20 PM
    Lunch, Featuring an Award Presentation
    Forum
     

    Breakout Sessions

    1:30 PM  -  2:20 PM
    Changes in the S&P 500 Index
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
    1:30 PM  -  2:20 PM
    Ten Years After the Crisis: Where do Shareholder Rights Stand Now?
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
     
    2:20 PM  -  2:50 PM
    David Webber Book Signing
    Evergreen Ballroom Corridor
    Speakers:
     Optional 
     

    Breakout Sessions

    2:25 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Active vs. Passive Investing
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
    2:25 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Fiduciary Liability Insurance and Trends
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
     

    Refreshment Break

    3:15 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Refreshment Break
    Maple Lawn & Linwood
     

    Breakout Sessions

    3:30 PM  -  4:20 PM
    Fiduciary Considerations in Determining Actuarial Assumptions
    Grand Ballroom
    3:30 PM  -  4:20 PM
    Rethinking the Role of Fixed Income: Diversification and the Pursuit of a Free Lunch
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
    4:25 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Cybersecurity
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
    4:25 PM  -  5:15 PM
    The IME Process in Disability Adjudications and Restoration Matters
    Evergreen Ballroom
     

    Reception

    5:15 PM  -  6:15 PM
    Networking Cocktail Hour
    Maple Lawn & Linwood
  • Thursday, October 4, 2018
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    Breakfast

    7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Continental Breakfast
    Maple Lawn & Linwood
     

    Registration

    7:00 AM  -  5:15 PM
    Registration Opens
    Grand Ballroom Foyer
     

    Breakout Sessions

    8:00 AM  -  8:50 AM
    Retirement Healthcare Funding
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
    8:00 AM  -  8:50 AM
    Who Wants to Be a Pension Expert?
    Grand Ballroom
    8:55 AM  -  9:45 AM
    Communicating the Value of Public Service
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
    8:55 AM  -  9:45 AM
    New Pension Risk Disclosure Requirements for Actuaries
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
     

    Refreshment Break

    9:45 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Refreshment Break
    Maple Lawn & Linwood
     

    Breakout Sessions

    10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM
    Taxes, Tariffs, Fed Targets, & Election Transformation
    Evergreen Ballroom
    10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM
    The Top 20 Investment Terms Demystified
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
    10:55 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Pensions and Collective Bargaining
    Grand Ballroom
    10:55 AM  -  11:45 AM
    The Reality of Investing in Bonds in a Rising Rate Environment
    Evergreen Ballroom
    Speakers:
     

    Lunch

    11:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
    *Walk to Forum*
     Optional 
    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Lunch
    Forum
    1:00 PM  -  1:15 PM
    *Room Changeover*
    Please Exit the Forum for Room Changeover
     

    General Sessions

    1:15 PM  -  2:05 PM
    Keynote Speaker: Joseph Rannazzisi
    Forum
    Speakers:
    2:05 PM  -  3:05 PM
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Violanti
    Forum
    Speakers:
     

    Refreshment Break

    3:05 PM  -  3:20 PM
    Refreshment Break
    Forum Foyer
     

    General Sessions

    3:20 PM  -  4:10 PM
    Psfit
    Forum
    4:10 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Late Cycle Does Not Mean End of Cycle
    Forum
    Speakers:
     

    Reception

    5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Networking Cocktail Hour
    Lobby Lounge
  • Friday, October 5, 2018
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    Breakfast

    7:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Continental Breakfast
    Grand Ballroom Foyer
     

    General Sessions

    8:30 AM  -  9:10 AM
    The Cost of Consolidation
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
    9:10 AM  -  9:50 AM
    How to Recruit New Trustees to Your Pension Board
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
    9:50 AM  -  10:30 AM
    National Legal Updates
    Grand Ballroom
    10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM
    Taking Action Against Investment Losses: What to Do When Misconduct Strikes
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
    11:10 AM  -  11:35 AM
    Closing Comments
    Grand Ballroom
    Speakers:
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