etirement readiness has never been as precarious in Canada as it is today. Workplace pensions, once an integral part of Canada’s three pillar system, have diminished in numbers since the financial crisis. Making matters worse, defined contribution designs and increased longevity have added to the retirement risk pensioners face.
The enhanced CPP – to be phased-in beginning in 2019 – will alleviate some of the readiness concerns, but the remaining workplace pension plans still face a number of challenges, including solvency funding, plan design, governance and persistent low interest rates.
The 3rd Annual Canadian Workplace Pensions Forum
, will enable sponsors, administrators, managers, investors, actuaries, government representatives and legal experts to come together and establish new strategies for pension plans in the short and long terms.
You are invited to seize this unique opportunity to engage with pension stakeholders in our interactive roundtable (IRT) format on Day Two. These interactive discussions multiply your network and have the potential to deliver ten times the amount of practical advice compared to a single presentation.
Have your say and share perspectives on questions like:
How should plans react to the enhanced CPP? When and what changes should be considered?
What are the opportunities and pitfalls of digital communications with members? What are plans
obligations and duties?
Have alternative investments become mainstream? How have they fared compared with fixed
income vehicles over the last decade?
When considering ESG factors and socially responsible investing, how should a plan file their
Join us this September to get your answers to all these questions – and more. Tap into the collective knowledge of the room to have an industry defining conversation at a time when workplace pensions are at a crossroads. Register now to reserve your place!