Event: The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) hosts its 46th annual conference—where more than 1,500 retirement plan professionals engage with government officials and their colleagues on retirement issues including—fee disclosure, fiduciary status, electronic disclosure and tax reform.
Journalists who cover personal finance, investing, pensions, benefits or retirement issues will hear from government officials from the U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Treasury (IRS), Pension Guaranty Benefit Corporation (PGBC), practitioners from ASPPA and other industry experts during the four-day conference.
Attendees include accountants, actuaries, attorneys, investment professionals, third party administrators (TPAs) and other retirement plan professionals. ASPPA’s annual includes an exhibit hall with more than 60 vendor displays. Click here for an agenda.
Dates: Sunday October 28 – Wednesday October 31
• Ethics for Pension Professionals (Monday October 29)
Bruce Weinstein, Principal Mutual Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, GA
• Governmental Update (Tuesday October 30)
Phyllis C. Borzi, US Department of Labor, Washington, DC
Brian H. Graff, Esq., APM, ASPPA, Arlington, VA
Joseph H. Grant, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC
Joshua Gotbaum, PBGC, Washington, DC (Invited)
Mark Iwry, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC
• IRS/Treasury Q&A – Defined Contribution Plans (Wednesday October 31)
Ilene H. Ferenczy, Esq., CPC, Ferenczy + Paul LLP, Atlanta, GA
Craig P. Hoffman, Esq., APM, ASPPA, Arlington, VA
Rhonda Migdail, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC
Sal L. Tripodi, Esq., APM, TRI Pension Services, Highlands Ranch, CO
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center (Metro Washington DC)
201 Waterfront Street | National Harbor, MD 20745 | 301-965-2000
RSVP: Media interested in attending the ASPPA Annual Conference should contact Melinda Semadeni, director of media relations, email@example.com for registration. For more information—visit our website.
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About ASPPA: The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) is a national organization of more than 10,000 retirement plan and benefits professionals and serves as the educator, voice, and advocate for the employer-based retirement system. ASPPA members are administrators, actuaries, advisors, attorneys, accountants, and other financial services professionals who provide consulting and administrative services for qualified retirement plans. ASPPA is based in Arlington, Va., with 17 regional ASPPA benefits councils (ABCs) that provide opportunities for retirement plan employee benefits professionals to participate in ASPPA activities in their local communities.