04/16/15 - Annual Membership Meeting and Spring Committee Meetings

Thursday, April 16, 2015 (12pm - 3pm US/Eastern)
Law Offices of Covington & Burling
One CityCenter [map]
850 Tenth Street, NW (entrance)
Washington, DC 20001

Online registration is not available at this time.

The 2015 Annual Membership and Spring Committee Meetings are April 15-16. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from key Washington policy makers, network with your peers, and learn about the latest employee-benefit developments.
**Just announced, Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) an influential member of the Senate Finance Committee and champion of the voluntary employee benefit system will provide an update and offer insight on the outlook for tax reform , benefits-related legislation, and other developments in Washington. In addition to the Finance Committee Senator Portman is also a member of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Committee on the Budget. He is also Chairman of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

General Schedule:

Wednesday, April 15:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Networking Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm: “Ask the Regulators” Panel
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Health Policy & Retirement Security Committees
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Networking Reception

Thursday, April 16:

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Buffet Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:30 am: Welcome by Jeanne Denz and Introduction of ERIC’s New President and CEO, Annette Guarisco Fildes
9:30 am – 10:30 am: Congressional Panel
10:30 am – 12:00 pm: Annual Membership Meeting
12:00 – 12:45 pm: Keynote Address from U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)
12:45 – 3:00 pm: Annual Membership Meeting

ERIC Appreciates the Generous Support of Our Sponsors:

Comcast, Covington & Burling, FedEx, Mercer, PepsiCo, and Towers Watson

Meeting Location:
Covington & Burling, LLP
One CityCenter
850 Tenth Street, NW (entrance)
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: 202-662-6000

All guests must check-in at the reception desk. Please be sure to bring a photo ID. Please allow yourself extra time to sign-in.

Public Parking:

Entrances to the garage are located on 11th Street and 9th Street. Pay-On-Foot paystations are located by elevators and stairwells.

By Metro:

You can access the meeting from two metro stops Gallery Place/Chinatown (Green, Yellow and Red Lines) or Metro Center (Blue, Orange, Sliver and Red Lines). A number of bus lines, as well as the Circulator Bus are available as well. For route, schedule and fare details, visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website: www.wmata.com

Map of CityCenter:


Note: ERIC is going paperless for our meetings. In this era of reducing paper consumption and the increasingly online mobile universe, we are not planning to provide printed handouts for our meeting sessions. We plan to upload all of the meeting documents and handouts to the ERIC website.

We look forward to seeing you in April!

The ERISA Industry Committee
1400 L Street, NW
Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005

Related Files:

ERIC Agendas for 2015 Spring Committee Meetings & Annual Meeting
ERIC 2015 Spring Meeting Biographical Summaries