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The New Word Order -- 33rd FPPTA Annual Conference
Suzette Rothberg, Invesco . . . more
Florida League of Cities: Position on DB Plans -- 33rd FPPTA Annual Conference
Michael Sittig, Executive Director, Florida League of Cities . . . more
Keeping the Pension Promise: Public Pension Industry Panel Discussion -- 33rd FPPTA Annual Conference
Hank Kim, Executive Director, NCPERS
Diane Oakley, Executive Director, NIRS
Alex Brown, Director of Research, NASRA

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FPPTA Morning Show -- 33rd FPPTA Annual Conference
FPPTA staff, consultants and special guests present hot topics in the public pension industry and FPPTA iniatives. . . . more
Actuarial Panel Discussion
Actuarial Panel Discussion - Session: CS5, FPPTA Winter Trustee School 2017 . . . more
Consulting Panel Discussion
Consulting Panel Discussion - Session: CS1, FPPTA Trustee School 2017 . . . more
Alternative Investments Panel Discussion
Alternative Investments Panel Discussion - Session: CS3, FPPTA Winter Trustee School 2017 . . . more
Fixed Income Panel Discussion
Fixed Income Panel Discussion, Session: CS2, FPPTA Winter Trustee School 2017 . . . more
Equity Panel Discussion
Equity Panel Discussion - Session: C8, FPPTA Winter Trustee School 2017 . . . more
State Ethics Law
State Ethics Law - Session CS7, FPPTA Winter Trustee School 2017 . . . more
Federal Legislative Update
Federal Legislative Update - Session: CS9, FPPTA Winter Trustee School 2017 . . . more
Florida Legislative Update
Florida Legislative Update - Session: C36, FPPTA Winter Trustee School 2017 . . . more
State of American Retirement
32nd Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Orlando on International Drive, June 26 - 29, 2016.
Diane Oakley, CEO, National Institute on Retirement Security
Thinking back to 2007, before the financial crisis, public pension plans in the aggregate had nearly 90% of the assets on hand required to pay retirement benefits due decades in the future. In 2008, with markets in a downward freefall, pension assets plummeted, unfunded liabilities grew and pressure mounted on state policymakers to enact reforms. Although the environment back in 2008 appeared fertile for a wholesale switch to individual defined contribution accounts from defined benefit pensions, it never happened. That begs the question, why did policymakers stick with their defined benefit plans in the face of financial pressure and the corporate trend away from them? . . .
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Retirement on the Rocks
32nd Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Orlando on International Drive, June 26 - 29, 2016.
Dr. Christian Weller, Professor of Public Policy University of Massachusetts, Boston
Jobs and wages have become less secure over the past thirty years, while stock and housing markets have gone through greater booms and busts at the same time. These factors alone make saving for retirement difficult, but a number of policy changes have also increasingly exposed households to these risks. The results have been fewer retirement savings, more uncertainty, and a direr outlook for a secure retirement for most Americans. . . .
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Life Without Retirement Plans… Appreciating the Value They Deliver
32nd Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Orlando on International Drive, June 26 - 29, 2016.
Leon “Rocky” Joyner, The Segal Company
Much has been said about the need for municipalities to change their compensation package for public employees. Many groups believe that municipalities should exclude a DB Retirement Plan and replace the DB Plan with a less expensive DC Retirement Plan. This presentation will take a different look about the long term impact of municipalities if they DO NOT offer a DB Plan . . .
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Investment Selection Debate
32nd Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Orlando on International Drive, June 26 - 29, 2016.
This session is structured to mirror the presidential debate process. There are two parties participating; the Conservative Party (Fixed Income & Real Estate) and the Radical Party (Equities & Private Equities). The forum questions are designed to bring out the benefits of each asset class, highlight differentiation, as well as advice to Trustees (voters) of expected benefits given the current market/economy. . . .
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