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Event Date Tue May 11 EDT - Thu May 13 EDT (6 months ago)
Location Virtual
Region Americas

Trustees and plan sponsors have had a lot to manage over the past year. As we look to 2021 and beyond, what emerging developments in the pensions and benefits industry will impact plan decisions? Learn about the latest legislation and relevant Canadian case law, as well as how you can best prepare your plan for the future. Sessions will provide the tools you need to address the most crucial items on your board agenda.

The conference format will offer plenty of opportunities for interaction—Come prepared with questions for our experts and exchange views and information with your peers in a collaborative learning environment.

• Cybersecurity in a COVID-19 Environment
• Privacy Law Developments
• Cross-country Pension Update
• The Spectrum of Target Benefit Plans: One Size Does Not Fit All
• Commuted Values – Provincial v Federal Standards
• Cross-country Benefits Update
• Legal and Practical Considerations for Virtual Health Care
• Drug Policy and Product Pipeline: What You Need to Know

Benefits of Attending:
• Hear from industry experts, regulators and government representatives.
• Focus on the critical information you need to know now with fresh and relevant topics.
• Gain a deeper understanding of the issues affecting the pensions and benefits industry and the impact on your plans.

Who Should Attend:
• This program is especially designed for labour and management trustees, public service trustees, professional advisors and corporate plan sponsors.


2021 Speakers

Brett W. Brecker
Vice President, Coughlin & Associates

Chris Bonnett
Principal Consultant, H3 Consulting

Michael Bradie
Director, Strategic Innovation, Green Shield Canada

Andrew Buck
Partner, Pitblado Law LLP

Lisa C. Chamzuk
Partner, Lawson Lundell LLP

Gregory M. Heise
Partner, George & Bell Consulting

Susan Hunter
HR Consultant

Barbara A. Martinez
National Practice Leader, Drug Solutions, Canada Life

Sean Maxwell
Partner, Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP

Alex McKinnon
Research Director, United Steel works

Susan L. Nickerson
Partner, Torys LLP

Susan Philpott
Partner & Senior Consultant, PBI Actuarial Consultants

Nevio Tenuta
Senior Consulting Actuary, Segal Consulting

Allison Tremblay
Partner, Victory Square Law Office

Hugh Wright
Partner, McInnes Cooper