2017 Conference Agenda

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

5 - 6:30 pm
Systems Roll Call - The Latest News from NPEA Member Systems

6:30 - 8 pm
Opening Reception

Sunday, October 15, 2017

8 am - 4 pm
Vendor Exhibits

9 am - Noon
INFRE PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP | Fundamentals of Investing - CRC 2 
Presented by staff of the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association:
Kirsten Strausbaugh, CRC, Director of Field Education
Dianne Patrick, CRC, Learning Specialist
Aaron Sherman, CRC, Field Education Representative

Lunch (on your own)

6 - 9 pm
Dinner (provided)

Monday, October 16, 2017

8 am - 4 pm
Vendor Exhibits

7:30 - 8:30 am
Breakfast (provided)

8:30 - 8:45 am
President's Welcome 
Patrick Lane, Director of Member Services, Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System

8:45 - 10:15 am
KEYNOTE | You Only Live Once: The Roadmap to Financial Wellness and Purposeful Life 
Jason Vitug, Author and Founder of financial education start-up and lifestyle brand Phroogal

10:30 - 11:30 am
Media and Legislative Communications 
Russ Rhea, Vice President of Media Services, Hahn Public 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Technology Trends Changing Organizations and Society
Jason Hiner, Global Editor in Chief, TechRepublic

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch (provided)

1:30 - 5 pm
CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS WITH FACILITATORS

  • Member Counseling Roundtable 
    NPEA Member Systems
  • Media Training 
    Russ Rhea, Vice President of Media Services, Hahn Public 
  • Using Social Media to Educate and Engage Members 
    Jeff Pabst, CRC, Senior Communications Specialist, Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System
  • Expanding Customer Service through Live Chat 
    Lynn Paatalo, Director of Member Services, Minnesota Teachers Retirement Association

Dinner (on your own)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

8 am - 4 pm
Vendor Exhibits

7:30 - 8:15 am
Breakfast (provided)

8:30 - 8:45 am
Annual Business Meeting

8:45 - 9:45 am
National Pension Case Law Update 
Robert Klausner, Esq., Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson, P.A.

10 - 11:15 am
The Storyteller's Secret: How Narrative Intelligence Can Transform Your Organization
Jason Ashlock, Founding Partner, Frontier Press

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Pensionomics 2017 
Diane Oakley, Executive Director, National Institute on Retirement Security

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch (provided)

1:30 - 2:30 pm
Actions Speak Louder than Words: Negotiating Successfully through Understanding Nonverbal Communication
Jan Hargrave, CEO, Hargrave Associates

2:45 - 3:45 pm
Washington Update 
Thomas Lussier, President, The Lussier Group

4 - 5 pm
NPEA MEMBER SHOWCASE | Customized Generational Communication 
Bobbie O'Neil, Manager of Education, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

7 - 9 pm
Dinner (provided)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Departure Day. Safe travels!