The Summit's program topics have been pinpointed and validated by senior executives from the investment community as the top critical issues they face.
Key issues for 2017 include:
Fighting Volatility – Navigating market instability in retirement plans
Defined Benefit versus Defined Contribution – Discussing which is the better pension model
Asset allocation – Strategies in a low interest, low return environment
The Wave of the Future – Exploring guaranteed lifetime options in 401(k) plans
Back to the basics – Uncovering practical application of asset/liability management for defined benefit pensions
Behavioral finance – Utilizing this theory to help employees achieve their retirement saving goals
De-risking pension plans – Chartering the course to an effective strategy
Keynote presentations offer a motivational and entertaining perspective on fundamental issues challenging management. The achievements of our Keynotes and their pioneering endeavors directly influence your job today. Delivering thought provoking and frank accounts of their experiences, our Keynote presenters give you the drive to develop forward-thinking ideas and strategies for your organization.
In addition to the traditional session format, panel discussions have been organized to give you multiple perspectives on a topic. The panel is composed of industry practitioners ready to share their ideas and debate strategic issues. As an attendee, you are encouraged to put forward your ideas, opinions and opposing arguments, creating a truly interactive Summit.
Join a select group of industry peers setting the tone, pace and goals of your chosen topic in a professionally facilitated environment. Participant numbers are strictly limited, ensuring all have the opportunity to share their problems and solutions to commonly shared professional challenges. Topics for discussion are selected from industry feedback received during the development of the Summit Program.