NIRS Visionary Circle membership provides benefits to TEXPERS members
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- On: 01/19/2018 09:11:19
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TEXPERS has become a Visionary Circle member of the National Institute on Retirement Security, a nonprofit research and education organization established to foster a better understanding of retirement security. Membership comes with perks, including one that extends to TEXPERS' system administrator and trustee members.
Public pension plan administrator and trustee members of TEXPERS may attend online seminars conducted by NIRS. The sessions often focus on the latest research regarding defined benefits and public pensions. TEXPERS will email notices to its member trustees and administrators inviting them to attend the webinars.
The Visionary Circle membership is open to educational sustainers like TEXPERS and offers various benefits, including access to retirement research and resources developed by NIRS. Visionary Circle members work with NIRS' board of directors to shape and contribute to the national dialogue on retirement security issues. Through the membership, TEXPERS also will participate in an annual Visionary Circle Insights and Impact Meeting with NIRS trustees and partner Visionary Circle members.
TEXPERS also will receive prominent exposure and VIP Access to the organization's annual NIRS Retirement Policy Conference. This year's conference is scheduled for Feb. 26 and 27 in Washington, D.C. The conference is titled, “Refocusing Retirement: Taking the Long View” and features keynote speaker Gene Dodaro, U.S. Comptroller General and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
During the conference, NIRS also will discuss new researching examining the retirement quandary millennials face. According to NIRS, the demographic cohort of 95 million Americans born between the 1980s and early 2000s face many retirement hurdles. The event also includes speaker panels exploring topics such as short-termism, education, and technology as it relates to retirement.
Monitor TEXPERS' social media channels, blog, and publications for articles about the conference. Visit TEXPERS.org. To learn more about NIRS, visit NIRSonline.org.