National Institute on Retirement Security Hosts Retirement Policy Conference

Event Features New Research on Unique Challenges Women Face in
Retirement

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky to Deliver Opening Keynote

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Institute on Retirement Security will host its seventh
annual retirement policy conference, Retirement
Realities
, on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM at
The Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
20001

The event will feature the release of a new report, Shortchanged in
Retirement:
Continuing Challenges to Women’s Financial Future.
This report examines the distinct challenges posed by the retirement
system for working-age women, retirement-aged women and retired women.
It finds that women are overwhelmingly more likely than men to be
impoverished at age 65 and older.

Conference speakers include:

  • Congresswoman
    Jan Schakowsky
    , (D-IL)
  • Christopher
    Ailman
    , California State Teachers Retirement System Chief
    Investment Officer
  • Angela
    Antonelli
    , Georgetown University Center for Retirement Initiatives
    Executive Director
  • Shlomo
    Benartzi
    , UCLA Behavioral Economist and Accounting Professor
  • Steve
    Cummings
    , Aon Hewitt’s Head of North America Investment Consulting
  • Frances
    Denmark
    , Institutional Investor Senior Writer
  • Karen
    Dynan
    , Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for
    Economic Policy and Chief Economist
  • Lara
    Hinz
    , Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement Director
  • Kim
    Mustin
    , BNY Mellon Investment Management’s Head of North American
    Distribution,
  • Lauren
    Luchi
    , American Federation of Teachers
  • Helaine
    Olen
    , Slate Columnist and Author of The Index Card: Why
    Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated
  • Karine
    Raymond,
    Registered Nurse and New York State Nurses Association
    Director
  • Alison
    Shelton
    , AARP Public Policy Institute Senior Advisor
  • David
    Villa
    , State of Wisconsin Investment Board Chief Investment Officer
  • Christian
    Weller
    , University of Massachusetts-Boston Professor; Center for
    American Progress Senior Fellow; and author of Retirement on the
    Rocks

Media can register for the conference here
or by calling 202.457.8190.

A live stream of the event will be available here: https://www.ifebp.org/education/webcasts/Pages/Webcast16NIRS1.aspx

WHAT:

  Seventh Annual Retirement Policy Conference, Retirement Realities
 

WHO:

Hosted by the National Institute on Retirement Security
 

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 1, 2016; 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET
 

WHERE:

The Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington,
D.C. 20001
 

REGISTRATION:

Media interested in attending can register here,
email kkenneally@nirsonline.org,
or call 202.457.8190.

 

LIVE STREAM:

https://www.ifebp.org/education/webcasts/Pages/Webcast16NIRS1.aspx

Press credentials will be distributed beginning at 7:30 AM on March 1,
2016.

The National Institute on Retirement Security is a not-for-profit
organization established to contribute to informed policymaking by
fostering a deep understanding of the value of retirement security to
employees, employers, and the economy through national research and
education programs. Located in Washington, D.C., NIRS has a diverse
membership of organizations interested in retirement security including
financial services firms, retirement plan sponsors and service
providers, and trade associations among others. More information is
available at http://www.nirsonline.org.

Contacts

National Institute on Retirement Security
Kelly Kenneally
202-256-1445
m; 202-457-8190 o
kkenneally@nirsonline.org
| @nirsonline