2006 Pensions Summit: A Time for Action

The Conference Board of Canada, June 20, 2006
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Explore the most pressing pension issues with top practitioners. Contribute to the discussion of the current situation, and gain new perspectives from others who face the same challenges you do.

Conference Recordings Agenda

Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Co-chairs
Opening Remarks
Gilles Rhéaume
The Conference Board of Canada

Opening Remarks
David D. Burke
Watson Wyatt Worldwide

The Current State of Pension Plans in Canada, the Role of Regulation, and the Case for Change
Nicholas Le Pan
Office of the Superintendant of Financial Institutions Canada

The Long-term Economic and Demographic Outlook for Pensions
Glen Hodgson
The Conference Board of Canada

Attitudes of CFOs and VPs of HR: Imbalances in the System, Plan Conversion Experience, and Employee Attraction and Retention

Speaker One
Ian Markham
Watson Wyatt Worldwide

Speaker Two
Gilles Rhéaume
The Conference Board of Canada

Pension Reform: A Provincial Perspective
Dennis Gartner
Alberta Finance

Labour's Perspective on the Role and Importance of Defined Benefit Plans to Employees and the Economy
Basil (Buzz) Hargrove
Canadian Auto Workers Union

The Challenge of Managing CPP Assets
David Denison
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Pensions: A CFO's Perspective
Claude Mongeau
CN

Pension Plan Risk Management and Solvency
Greg Hyatt
Canadian Pacific Railway

Changing Lanes in Today's Investment Environment
Wendy Brodkin
Watson Wyatt Worldwide

Welcome and Opening Remarks - Day 2
David D. Burke
Watson Wyatt Worldwide

How Does the Pension Crisis Impact Human Capital?

Moderator
John L. McLaine
Benefits and Pensions Monitor

Panelist One
Paul M. Darby
The Conference Board of Canada

Panelist Two
Elaine Noel-Bentley
Petro-Canada

Panelist Three
Stuart Stephen
Barclays Bank PLC, U.K.

‘Afterwork’-Barclays Bank Pension Plan Change Case Study
Stuart Stephen
Barclays Bank PLC, U.K.

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Thought Leader Interview

Speaker One
Ian Markham Watson Wyatt Worldwide

Speaker Two
Keith Ambachtsheer
University of Toronto

Proposed U.S. Pension Reform: Lessons for Canadian Leaders
Michael J. Cosgrove
GE Asset Management

Closing Remarks
Gilles Rhéaume
The Conference Board of Canada

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