2015 Events

PREVIOUS EVENTS

The Gerontological Society of America's 68th Annual Scientific Meeting
November 18-22, 2015
Orlando, Florida
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented on a panel on November 20th, "The Link Between Retirement Security and Long-Term Care (Highlights from Society of Actuaries Monograph)" 

Family Caregiving Today: A conference hosted by the Riverside County Office on Aging
November 5, 2015
Moreno Valley, CA
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented at this event for family caregivers and grandparents caring for grandchildren. The event was organized in celebration of National Family Caregivers Month. 

Saving: America's Challenge and Opportunity in The Twenty-First Century
November 3-4, 2015
Chicago, IL
This conference brought together federal and state policymakers, retirement providers, participant advocates and consumer brands. The goal was to initiate a larger conversation with a broad cross-section of industries impacted by the issue of retirement readiness. WISER was a title sponsor. Click here to learn more about the event.  

8th Annual Women's Business Forum hosted by Greenberg Traurig
October 28, 2015
Washington, DC
WISER President Cindy Hounsell was a speaker during this forum which focused on the theme, "Women of Influence: Power, Politics, and Purpose."  

Vision 2020: Fifth National Congress of National Delegates and Allies
October 26-28, 2015
Nashville, Tennessee
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented. Vision 2020 is a national coalition of organizations and individuals united in the commitment to achieve women's economic and social equality. Learn more here.  

Plan Sponsor Council of America's 68th Annual National Conference
October 15, 2015
Chicago, Illinois
WISER President, Cindy Hounsell presented on a panel of ERISA Advisory Council Members.

The State of American Retirement: Navigating the Gender Imbalance
October 15, 2015
Washington, DC
WISER Senior Fellow Kathy Stokes participated as a panelist at this forum, hosted by the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council. Other panelists included Susan Jennings, Indexed Annuities Leadership Council; Cindy Levering, Society of Actuaries; Cheryl Phillips, LeadingAge; and Rodney Brooks, Washington Post (moderator).

Lincoln Financial Group's Retirement Plan Services Client Forum
October 2, 2015
New Orleans, LA
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented, "Why Women Need More Savings (And Why it Should Matter to You) 

National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) Conference & Elder Financial Exploitation Summit
September 29 - October 2, 2015
Orlando, Florida
WISER presented a retirement planning workshop for attendees on October 1st, and hosted an exhibit table throughout the conference.  

A Forum Hosted by WISER
The Leading Edge - Auto Portability: Solution to Prevent Cash Outs & Preserve 401(k) Assets
September 30, 2015
Washington, DC  

National Home & Community Based Services Conference
August 31 - September 3, 2015
Washington, DC
WISER hosted an exhibit table at the conference.  

American Association of Service Coordinators' National Conference
August 23-26, 2015
Nashville, Tennessee
WISER hosted an exhibit table at the conference. 

ecowomen's "Sex, Money and Power: A Work‐Life Boot Camp" Conference
July 25, 2015
Washington, DC
WISER Senior Fellow, Kathy Stokes presented on the panel, Money: Financial Fluency, Retirement, Investments and Budgeting

2015 MANA Latina Leadership Institute
July 25, 2015
Albuquerque, New Mexico
WISER President, Cindy Hounsell presented a training workshop, "Your Future Paycheck: Latinas and Financial Planning" 

n4a Annual Conference - Philadelphia, PA
July 11-15, 2015
WISER President, Cindy Hounsell, WISER Senior Fellow, Linda Stone, and Maureen Kelly, Atlanta Regional Commission-AAA presented a workshop, "When Life Happens: Managing Financial Events after Divorce or the Loss of a Spouse."

UW-Madison Women & Leadership Symposium- Madison, WI
July 9, 2015
WISER Director of Programs, Lara Hinz co-presented a workshop with Tarna Hunter from the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds, "EMPOWER: Embracing and Promoting Options for Women to Enhance Retirement.

WISER Forum: Expanding Savings & Retirement Opportunities - Washington, DC
June 25, 2015
WISER hosted its annual forum featuring the iOme Challenge winning team of college students who presented their advisory paper in response to this year's challenge question. A keynote speaker and a panel of administration and congressional staff leaders also discussed current legislative proposals. To learn more about the event, click here.

NANASP Annual Conference - Louisville, KY
June 3-5, 2015
WISER exhibited at the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Program (NANASP)'s annual conference. 

Women's Road to Retirement: Why It's Different than Men's - Madison, WI
May 6, 2015 - Department of Health Services (and webcast state-wide)
Lara Hinz, WISER Director of Programs was the guest speaker at this forum, hosted by the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program to kickoff the EMPOWER Campaign, aimed at guiding women of all cultures towards a strong financial future. To view the archived webcast, click here.

Advanced Mass Marketing Fraud - Webinar
April 30, 2015
WISER Director of Programs, Lara Hinz, along with representatives from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service presented on this webinar hosted by the National Center for Victims of Crime. To view the archived webinar, click here.

Financial Security for Older Adults - Webinar
April 29, 2015
WISER Director of Programs, Lara Hinz, presented this webinar hosted by NASUAD and the National I&R Support Center for its I&R network. 

Financial Literacy Day on the Hill - Washington DC
April 24, 2015 - Canon House Office Building Room 345
WISER will host an exhibit table at this annual event to celebrate Financial Literacy Month. 

Retirement Security: Best Practices for a Secure Retirement - Webinar
April 23, 2015
WISER President, Cindy Hounsell, presented on this webinar hosted by the White House Council on Aging. 

Women's Road to Retirement: Why It's Different than Men's - Madison, WI
April 23, 2015
Lara Hinz, WISER Director of Programs was the guest speaker at this forum, hosted by the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program to kickoff the EMPOWER Campaign, aimed at guiding women of all cultures towards a strong financial future.

Women and Retirement Readiness - Washington, DC
April 14, 2015
WISER President, Cindy Hounsell, spoke at this event organized by Prudential.  Fellow panelists included Christine Marcks, President, Prudential Retirement; and Soledad O'Brien, Journalist and CEO, Starfish Media.   

Vermont Organization of Nurse Leaders (VONL) Annual Summit - Woodstock, VT
April 9-10, 2015
Lara Hinz, WISER Director of Programs hosted an "Issue Table," delivering mini-presentations on various topics related to women and retirement planning. WISER also exhibited at the event.

Money and the 50+ Woman - Webinar
March 26, 2015 at 2:00pm EST
AARP and WISER shared tips and strategies on how to achieve your short-term and long-term financial goals.

Annual Aging in America Conference - Chicago, Illinois
WISER president, Cindy Hounsell, presented two workshops at the ASA 2015 Aging in America Conference. On Tuesday, March 24 she presented "The Impact of Running out of Money: A Look at Retirement Risks for Women," and on Thursday, March 26, she presented "Getting Your Head out of the Sand: It's Never Too Late to Find Retirement Strategies that Work."
March 23-27, 2014

White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA), Regional Forum - Tampa, Florida
WISER Community Educator, Vickie Elisa spoke at the Tampa regional forum, part of a year long series of events for the WHCoA.
Feburary 19, 2015