Your Financial Future:
Expanding Savings & Retirement Opportunities:
Dialogue Inside and Outside the Beltway
Thursday, July 12, 2012
3:00-5:15pm – Forum (7th Floor)
5:15-7:00pm – Reception (9th Floor Rotunda)
Capitol View Conference Center
101 Constitution Avenue NW
This forum will provide a retrospective on savings and retirement in the U.S, examine the realities of retirement today from multiple industry perspectives, and look ahead at what regulatory and legislative changes are on the horizon.
The reception following the forum will honor Virginia Tech students who won the 2011-2012 iOMe award for their essay and video on the nation's retirement.
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For any questions, please call 202-393-5452.
3:00-3:05pm Welcome and Opening Introductions, Cindy Hounsell, WISER
3:05-3:45pm Panel I: Realities Today
Setting the Stage: Judy Miller, ASPPA
Small Business Plans: Michael Kiley, PAi
MEPs: Judy Dougherty, VP Prudential's Strategic Initiatiaves
Employer Best Practices: Edward Ferrigno, Plan Sponsor Council of America
3:45-4:30pm Panel II: A Retrospective on Savings and Retirement
Michael Davis, Deputy Asst. Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration at the Department of Labor
Dialogue/Moderator: Dallas Salisbury, American Savings Education Council (ASEC)
Aliya Wong, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The iOMe Challenge Award Winners from Virginia Tech University: Jamie Kerr, Matt Maranowski, Paula Craun Martin, and Allison Perdue with Prof. Hyrum Smith (student advisory)
iOMe Challenge Question:
Why do people today feel it is much harder to engage in financial savings than earlier generations when, on average, the earlier generations were much poorer than today? What would you propose as a solution to change and increase savings rates.
Click here to read the winning team's essay and watch their video.
4:30-5:15pm Panel III: "Will There Be Action?"
Moderator: Alane Dent, ACLI
Thomas Reeder, Senate Finance Committee; Preston Rutledge, Senate Finance Committee; Greg Dean, Seante HELP Committee; Joel Eskovitz, Senate Aging Committee; Aharon Friedman, House Ways and Means Committee; Michele Varnhagen, House Education and Workforce Committee; Kara Getz, Office of Rep. Richie Neal; Kelli Briggs, Office of Rep. Pat Tiberi.