2017 MERS Annual Conference

2017 Annual Conference

MERS Retirement Board Election Results

  • Randy Girard of Marquette Charter Township was elected as the Officer Board member
  • Amy Deford of the County of Saginaw was elected as the Employee Board member


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General Sessions
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N/A All CEO Welcome
N/A All Update from the Responsible Retirement Reform Task Force
N/A All Daniel Crosby Keynote Address
All MERS Portfolio Update and State of the Investment Industry
All MERS Business Meeting


Breakout Sessions

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N/A All Cybersecurity Tips and Best Practices – A 2017 Update
N/A Employers Pension Funding & Plan Design Part 1 – The Fundamentals
N/A Employers Pension Funding & Plan Design Part 2 – A Deeper Dive
N/A Employers Pension Funding & Plan Design Part 3 – A Panel Discussion
N/A Participants Social Security Basics
N/A Employers Designing Your DC Plan to Maximize Retirement Adequacy
N/A All Understanding Your Healthcare Options in Retirement
N/A Participants Rock ‘n’ Roll to a Successful Retirement Using AC/DC Strategies
N/A Participants An Overview of the Defined Benefit Plan
N/A Employers Effective Communications and Financial Wellness Trends for HR Professionals

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