EVENT: 12th Annual WPA & Transatlantic Conference – Online Event, 2-3 June 2021
The 12th edition of the Conference was organized by the European Association of Paritarian Institutions – AEIP & the World Pension Alliance and the Transatlantic partnership, consisting of the US National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP), the Multi-employer Benefit Plan Council of Canada (MEBCO).
AEIP had the pleasure to host the 2021 World Pension Alliance & Transatlantic Conference as an online event in the afternoons of 2-3 June (CEST).
As each year, the event brought together leading experts in pension and healthcare benefits, as well as Trustees and plan professionals from around the world to share their knowledge and expertise on the most prevalent issues.
The World Pension Alliance & Transatlantic Conference traditionally focuses on main trends that concern pensions and healthcare providers including funds management, sustainable finance, solvency principles, global labor market trends, industrial relations and social dialogue. The event in 2021 provided a good opportunity to evaluate the impact of the Covid pandemic on healthcare and pension plans at the global level.
The discussion focused on:
Session 1: HOW ARE PENSION FUNDS ADAPTING IN THE PANDEMIC ENVIRONMENT?
Session 2: SUSTAINABLE FINANCE: THE ROLE OF PENSION FUNDS
Session 3: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF HEALTHCARE
Session 4: HOW ARE LABOUR MARKETS TRANSFORMING IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC?
The final event programme is available here
Speakers’ bios are available here
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EVENT: 11th Annual Transatlantic Conference, Sagamore Resort, Lake George (NY), June 19-21, 2019
The National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP), in cooperation with the European Association of Paritarian Institutions (AEIP) the Multi-Employer Benefit Plan Council of Canada (MEBCO), and the World Pension Alliance (WPA) for the day devoted to pension topics, is pleased to invite you to the 11th Transatlantic Conference, which will take place on June 19-21, 2019 at the beautiful Sagamore Resort in Lake George, New York.
This event will bring together leading experts in pension and health benefits, as well as trustees and plan professionals from around the world to share their knowledge and expertise.
The conference will include two days devoted to global topics of interest in the areas of pension and healthcare including:
- the increased global focus on ESG factors and “Green” investing in selecting and evaluating investments
- pension solvency metrics, plan management tools, and pension backstops throughout the world
- innovations in risk sharing plan designs
- mental health in the workplace, including the opioid epidemic
- approaches to medical marijuana with a particular focus on the changing legal landscapes in the United States and Canada, and
- a case study from Finland on the effectiveness of their holistic approach to disability
The final morning of the conference is devoted to the state of labor/management relations and bargaining throughout the world including the challenges in dealing with new forms of employment and the mobility of workers.
Full agenda will be available soon! You can register here. Hotel reservations are available now, and include our discounted conference rate for two days before and after the event to allow you to take advantage of the numerous activities available at the resort.
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We are also pleased to offer a number of sponsorship opportunities for this event. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in partnering with us to reach our diverse, international group of benefit plan representatives.
close: Global Pension Dialogue Day, 30 May, Venue: Stadsschouwburg, Leidseplein 26, 1017 Amsterdam, Netherlands – more info here