(Full-Day Event) Pension Forum: Managing Risk in Pensions Today and Tomorrow - March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 8:00 AM to 4:00 PMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta
Area of Interest: Pensions, Investments, Networking Format: In Person

Pension Forum - Managing Risk in Pensions Today and Tomorrow

Schedule:

Time

Topic

Presenter

8:00-9:00

Hot Breakfast Buffet

 

9:00-10:15

Pension Plan Funding

Julianna Spiropoulos, Aon Hewitt

Ryal Welsh, Aon Hewitt

10:15-10:30

Networking  Break

 

10:30-11:45

Pension Plan Funding

Julianna Spiropoulos, Aon Hewitt

Ryal Welsh, Aon Hewitt

12:00-1:15

Lunch

 

1:15 – 2:30

Pension Plan Governance Rules and Implementation

David Mulyk, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

Chris Brown, Alberta Local Authorities Pension Plan Corp.

2:30 - 2:45

Networking Break

 

2:45 – 4:00

Pension Plan Communications

Karen Hall, T E Wealth

Brenda Mullen, Belay Advisory

Pension Plan Funding - J Spiropoulos, Aon Hewitt and R Welsh, Aon Hewitt

This session will address a range of funding related topics, including the linkage between funding and investment policies, the importance of asset liability management (ALM) studies, experience studies, a Statement of Investment Policies & Guidelines (SIP&G), risk frameworks, funding reviews and other strategies to support the long-term sustainability of pension plans and the mitigation of risk.

Pension Plan Governance Rules and Implementation – D Mulyk, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance and C Brown, Alberta Local Authorities Pension Plan Corp.

This session will provide an overview of best pension plan governance  practices, including resources available through CAPSA (Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities) and the Employment Pensions Plan Act. The presenters will also discuss strategies which go beyond the written rules to identify how to navigage some of the real challenges of pension governance which comes with managing pension plans. 

Pension Plan Communications - K Hall, T E Wealth and B Mullen, Belay Advisory

This session will cover the importance of communications to properly manage risk for all types of workplace pension plans, including the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders, the challenges  posed by financial awareness and pension literacy, plus the  need for better education and engagement of plan members.

Cancellation Policy