Event

2024 Annual Conference Agenda

Agenda

Dress is “casual Friday” for all days.

 

Registration and all sessions will be held in the Ballroom area on the First Floor.

Saturday, October 12

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sponsor Exhibits (Optional)

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Systems’ Roll Call with Networking Break – Regency C

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Opening Reception (hors d’oeuvres provided) – Noma Square

 

 

Sunday, October 13

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sponsor Exhibits (Optional)

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Keynote Part I: Inspire Integrity
Dr. Corey Ciocchetti – Regency C

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Keynote Part II: Be A Leader You Would Follow
Dr. Corey Ciocchetti – Regency C

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Depart for Dinner – (bus transportation or walk; 0.6 mile from Hyatt)

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Dinner: UP on the Roof (provided)
6:30 – Dinner Served
Reception and Dinner (provided)

Embassy Suites (8th Floor)
250 Riverplace,
Greenville, SC 29601

 

Monday, October 14

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Breakfast (provided) – Regency A-B

7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sponsor Exhibits

7:30 AM – 7:45 AM
Coffee with the NPEA Board – Regency A-B

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
President’s Welcome
Susan Wood, NPEA President, PSRS/PEERS of Missouri – Regency C

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM
Keynote: This Sh!t Works: A No-Nonsense Guide to Networking Your

Way to More Friends, More Adventures and More Success
Julie Brown

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM
Break

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Sponsor Spotlight

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Actuarial 101
Doug Fiddler, Senior Internal Actuary, South Dakota Retirement System

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Break

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
An Overview of Resources Available to You
Dan Doonan, National Institute on Retirement Security

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch (provided) – Regency A-B

—— 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions ——-

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Breakout 1: Communicating Across Generations – Regency D-E
Breakout 2: Staff Training Panel – Regency F
Breakout 3: Data Analytics Panel – Regency D2

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Break

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Breakout 1: Communicating Across Generations – Regency D-E  Breakout 2: Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Regency F
Breakout 3: Data Analytics Panel – Regency D2

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Break

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Breakout 1: Communicating Across Generations – Regency D-E
Breakout 2: Staff Training Panel – Regency F
Breakout 3: Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Regency D2

Dinner is on your own.

Tuesday, October 15

7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Breakfast (provided) – Regency A-B

7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sponsor Exhibits

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Annual Business Meeting – Regency C

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Keynote: ReVisionary Thinking: The Science and Strategy of Adapting to Change

Courtney Clark

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Break

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Legislative Update
Jeannine Markoe Raymond, Director of Federal Relations, NASRA

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Break

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Keynote: Actions Speak Louder Than Words. Understanding the

Importance of Nonverbal Communication During Every Conversation
Jan Hargrave

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch (provided) – Regency A-B

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Round Table Discussion with breaks

*Bonus: Legal Update Video
Robert Klausner, Esq., Principal
Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson Law Firm

6:00 PM
Dinner (provided) – Regency A-B

 

Wednesday, October 16

Departure Day – Safe Travels!