Start Date: 8/6/2022 11:00 AM PDT
End Date: 8/10/2022 9:00 AM PDT
Venue Name: The Westin Long Beach Hotel Location:
333 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA United States 90802
CHANGING TIDES - BUILDING THE FUTURE! Moving forward effectively to serve our stakeholders—the 14 million working and 9 million retired employees of state and local government, the thousands of public employers, and the millions who rely on the services they provide—requires a focused approach, attention to detail and a dedication to management that is second to none.
Join us for the 68th NASRA Annual Conference in Long Beach, California to learn, share, and network -- Changing Tides - Building the Future to make a difference in the public retirement community.
Please be sure to read through all instructions when registering. For any questions, contact Mary Hiatte via e-mail or call 202.624.1418.
Saturday, August 6
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration
10:00 am Past Presidents' Committee Meeting
11:00 am Member Connections - A session to get an update on NASRA's transition to a new website with new features. The session is open to all members and focuses on information targeted to newer members. This is a great session to attend before our Leadership lunch.
11:00 am Senior Staff Workshop - for State and Education Alliance System Senior Staff Only. Targeted time for retirement system staff members to network and learn from each other about topics in administration and operations. (concludes at 4:00 pm)
12:00 pm Leadership Lunch - for system directors, all system senior staff, education alliance directors and staff, and premium associate members
1:00 pm Directors' Workshop – for System and Education Alliance Directors only. (concludes at 4:00 pm)
5:30 pm Welcome reception for all conference attendees and registered guests (dinner on your own, 6:30 pm)
Sunday, August 7
7:30 am-5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am Breakfast – A Breakfast Roundtable discussion (topic TBD) will be held separately but at the same time as the general attendee breakfast
8:30 am Opening Ceremonies and First General Session
9:00 am Geopolitical Keynote: Dr. Evelyn N. Farkas, Executive Director, McCain Institute
10:25 am NASRA Report: Federal Relations Update
1:00 pm Investment Impacts, Competing Political & Societal Considerations
2:15 pm Roll Call of the States, Part I
4:15 pm NASRA Regional, Education Alliance and Associates' Meetings - concurrent meetings
6:00 pm Reception and dinner (Open to all conference attendees and registered guests.)
Monday, August 8
7:30 am-11:45 am Registration
7:30 am Breakfast – A Breakfast Roundtable discussion (topic TBD) will held separately but at the same time as the general attendee breakfast
8:30 am Second General Session
8:45 am NASRA Report: Research/State Update
10:30 am Panel discussion - IT Threat Management: Fiduciary Impact
12:00 pm Optional networking activities
6:00 pm Presidents' reception (open to all registered attendees and guests - dinner on your own, 7:00 pm)
Tuesday, August 9
7:30 am-3:00 pm Registration
7:30 am Breakfast - A Breakfast Roundtable discussion (NIRS New Research - Dan Doonan, Executive Director) will be held separately but at the same time as the general attendee breakfast
8:30 am Third General Session
8:45 am Economic Keynote - Lee Ferridge, Head of Macro Strategy, State Street Bank
10:20 am Investment Panel - Inflation, Liquidity and Portfolio Impact
11:45 am Past Presidents' Lunch
1:00 pm Administrative Panel - Actuarial Considerations
2:15 pm Roll Call of the States, Part 2
4:00 pm Annual NASRA business meeting (open to all system, premium associate, and associate members)
6:00 pm NASRA's Summer Celebration (Reception and dinner) Open to all conference attendees and registered guests.
Wednesday, August 10
7:30 am Breakfast - One last chance to share with colleagues before saying, "See you next year in Broomfield, Colorado!"
System Members and Education Alliance Members: $1400 (Early Bird registration through July 5, 2022: $1325)
Associates and Premium Associates: $2900 (Early Bird registration through July 5, 2022: $2700)
For more information click here, for FAQs on the Annual Conference.