2020 Conference Highlights

On March 2 – 3, 2020, NIRS held its 11th Annual Retirement Policy Conference, 2020 Vision: The Future of Retirement, at The Westin City Center in Washington, D.C.

The event was streamed live via Facebook.

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The conference featured remarks from a wide range of speakers, including: 

  • Alissa Quart, author of Squeezed | Why Our Families Can’t Afford America. Click here to view her photo essay, and click here to view her accompanying video.
  • Christian Weller, Center for American Progress and University of Massachusetts-Boston. Click here to view his presentation.
  • Dr. Juliette Cubanski, Kaiser Family Foundation. Click here to view her presentation.
  • Regina Jefferson, The Catholic University of America
  • Elaine Ryan, AARP
  • Joelle Saad Lessler, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Emily Spreiser, Pension Rights Center
  • Akio Tagawa, Linea Solutions
  • Elizabeth Althoff, Missouri LAGERS
  • Tyler Bond, National Institute on Retirement Security
  • Shannon Ferrell, Oklahoma State University
  • Rebecca Merrill, Teachers Retirement System of Texas
  • Bill Lucia, Route Fifty
  • Tim Abrams, Kentucky Retired Teachers Association
  • Brian Perlman, Greenwald & Associates
  • Laura Quinby, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College