Public Safety Employees Pension & Benefits Conference

The Public Safety Employees Pension & Benefits Conference is dedicated to providing quality education that is specifically tailored for the unique needs and demands of public safety pensions. Since 1985, the Conference has educated hundreds of public safety pension trustees, administrators and staff; union officials; and local elected officials by featuring presentations from recognized leaders in both the worlds of finance and politics, providing news on the latest developments, and offering attendees the opportunity to network with fellow trustees.


2016 Public Safety Employees Pension & Benefits Conference
October 23 - 26
Planet Hollywood Hotel
Las Vegas, NV 

Final Agenda (as of 10/4/16)

2016 Session Presentations
Trends in Disability & Death Cases
Risk Management: Analytics & Better Methods for Public Safety Pension Sustainability 
Securities Litigation and Protecting Public Pension Fund’s Interest in Bankruptcy
How to Increase Investment Returns in Public Safety Health & Welfare Funds
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Code Blue Communication: Getting the Right Information to the Right People at the Right Time
Economic Outlook
There is No Such Thing as Smart Beta
Largest Risk for Public Pensions (Other Than Funding): Cybersecurity
Trending Benefits in the Public Sector – NCPERS Survey Findings
Age 55 Medicare: A Consideration of Public Safety Employees
New Approaches to Retiree Health Design
Building an All Weather Real Assets Portfolio
Los Angeles’ Deferred Retirement Option Program
Federal Legislative & Regulatory Update - Tony Roda
Federal Legislative & Regulatory Update - Robert Gauss
Good News…We’re Living Longer: Pension Policy & the Aging Population
Thinking about Real Estate? Building a Strong Portfolio with REITs
Actuarial Assumptions Considerations Unique to Public Safety Plans
What If We Are Wrong?
Illinois Fire Fighter Pensions: The Fight for Funding