2016 Employer Conference
 

2016 Employer Conference

Conference Registration

EmCon: New & Improved

October 5th - 7th

Baranof Westmark Hotel & Conference Center - Juneau, AK
$107 / Night
Use Group Code: RETIREMENT



The State of Alaska Division of Retirement and Benefits is proud to offer this exceptional learning opportunity to our partners who help support our mission of guiding Alaskans to lifetimes of well being. Our goal for the conference is to provide exceptional education and create productive connections so we can all more effectively administer our shared retirement and benefit plans.

Tentative Conference Agenda

Wednesday

Wednesday's Schedule
Time Event
7 to 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 to 8:45 Welcome/Announcement
Kevin Worley, DRB
8:45 to 10 Keynote Speaker
Ron Nichols
10 to 10:15 Break
10:15 to 11:45 Benefit Education Roundtable
Roberto Aceveda, DRB
12 to 1:15 Hosted Lunch/Speaker
Baranof
1:15 to 2:30 Teacher Certification
Sondra Meredith and Doug Gray, DRB
2:30 to 3:30 Risk Mitigation
Larry Davis, DRB
3:30 to 3:45 Break
3:45 to 4:45 New DCP Plan
Member Benefits TBD
  Dinner on Your Own
Breakout Sessions
10:15 to 11:45 Hands-on eReporting Training
Annex Training Room
12:45 to 2:15 Hands-on eReporting Training
Annex Training Room

Thursday

Thursday's Schedule
Time Event
7 to 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 to 9 Welcome/Announcement
Kevin Worley, DRB
9 to 10:15 Forms
Member Benefits TBD
10:15 to 11:30 History of Retirement
Kathy Lea, DRB
11:30 to 1:00 Lunch on Your Own
1 to 2:15 New Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
Marla Christenson and John Ostrander, DRB and new vendor
2:15 to 3:15 GASB Updates
Kevin Worley, DRB
3:15 to 3:30 Break
3:30 to 4 Make Whole Agreements
Larry Davis and Erika Burkhouse, DRB
4 to 4:45 IRS Restrictions on Retiree Rehire
Kathy Lea, DRB
6 to 8:30 Dinner: $27 per person/speaker
Baranof
Breakout Sessions
10:30 to 12 Hands-on eReporting Training
Annex Training Room
1 to 2:30 Hands-on eReporting Training
Annex Training Room

Friday

Friday's Schedule
Time Event
8 to 9 Continental Breakfast
9 to 10:15 Elected Officials and Election Workers
Melanie Helmick, DRB
10:15 to 10:30 Break
10:30 to 12 IRS - Determining Worker Status
IRS Representative
12 to 1 Lunch on Your Own
1 to 2:00 SSA - Windfall Elimation Provision/Government Pension Offset
SSA Representative
2 to 2:15 Break
2:15 to 3:15 Most Common Audit Issues
Nimeri Denis, DRB
3:15 to 3:30 Break
3:30 to 4:15 Audit Roundtable
Melanie Helmick, DRB
4:15 to 4:30 State Fiscal Year 2017 PERS/TRS Audit List Revealed

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