2016 Spring Conference

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016
  • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oregon Convention Center


  • Early registration ends April 8, 2016
  • Early registration end April 8, 2016
  • Seminar registration and one year membership for new members

Registration is closed


The WP&BC Spring Conference is the premier event for pension and benefits professionals in Oregon and SW Washington.  The conference offers an ideal opportunity for dialogue with industry leaders and professionals as well as nationally-renowned speakers and government representatives.  It also offers Continuing Education Credits for many attendees. 


Keynote Speaker:  Tim Sanders – New York Times Best Selling Author 

Tim Sanders is a New York Times Best Selling author, former Yahoo! Chief Solutions Officer and one of the top-rated speakers on the lecture circuit, offering keynotes on leadership development, sales strategy, and human performance. His talks help organizations deal with change, become more agile and dramatically increase their effectiveness. 


Free Autographed Copy of Newly Released Book

The first 100 people to register will receive a free autographed copy of Tim Sanders’s newly released book:  “Dealstorming: The secret weapon that can solve your toughest sales challenges.” 



Keynote Speaker:  Lisa A. Massena, CFA – Executive Director, Oregon Retirement Savings Plan

Lisa A. Massena is the Executive Director of the state’s new Oregon Retirement Savings Plan.   Newly passed legislation provides working Oregonians who aren't otherwise covered with a workplace-based retirement plan. It is forecast to meaningfully impact retirement security for over 400,000 people across the State.   Lisa will provide an inside look into the plans and process taking place to launch the ORSP in 2017.


Agenda Topics:

  •      Washington Update on the soon to be finalized DOL regulations as well as Updates on the Affordable Care Act
  •      A special session on cybersecurity and data protection, featuring a presentation from the FBI
  •      Panel discussion with industry leaders providing insight on the pending DOL regs and action items to help you prepare
    2016 Spring Conference Agenda       


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