Webinar - Interpreting the Newly Released CalPERS Actuarial Reports
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When: Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:00 AM
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Don Maruska

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"Interpreting the Newly Released CalPERS Actuarial Reports"9-10:30 a.m.,Thurs., Sept. 20

The new CalPERS Actuarial Reports have important changes. Attend this session to learn how to use them effectively to make key budget and other planning estimates for your agency. This webinar addresses interpretation of reports for contracting public agencies only (not state agencies or school districts). Invite your human resources colleagues to join you.

IMPORTANT: Please download your report in advance and have it at hand so that you can follow along. Your report is available through your my|CalPERS account or on CalPERS website (www.calpers.ca.govand search for Public Agency Actuarial Valuation Reports)

Advance registration required for this no-charge webinar:

Webinar Topics:
1.      What's new in the reports?
2.      Where can you see the impact of recent changes in assumptions?
3.      Where can you see contribution projections for the next 6 fiscal years?
4.      Where can you see information on PEPRA member contribution rates?
5.      What resources are available to address your plan's unfunded accrued liability (UAL)?

* Julian Robinson, Senior Pension Actuary, CalPERS

CSMFO Commentator: [tbd]

Audience: local government finance professionals and human resources colleagues

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1. Register in advance for the webinar:
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3. Ask questions:
You may submit questions anonymously via email to [email protected] in advance or via the webinar during the panel discussion. As moderator for the session, Don Maruska will pose the questions.

4. Presenters' presentation materials: We post these with the agenda at "Agendas & Archives" tab ofwww.csmfo.org/training/webinars. The PPT will be available 24 hours before the webinar.

After a webinar occurs, a digital recording along with the PowerPoint materials and results of the polling questions will be available after 24 hours at the "Agendas & Archives" tab ofwww.csmfo.org/training/webinars.   

CPE Credits: If you are a member of CSMFO and wish to obtain CPE credit, you need to register and attend in your name, respond to at least 75% of the live polling questions, and pay $25 to CSMFO after notice from CSMFO following the webinar. After payment, CSMFO emails the CPE certificate as a PDF.

Post-Webinar Group Discussions
Many agencies are organizing groups to participate in the webinars (live or recorded) and discuss the topics among themselves after the webinars. Some are summarizing their discussions and distributing them to managers throughout their organizations. Use the CSMFO Coaching Program as an effective way to enhance professional development in your agency. Here are some discussion starters for this session:
a. How have the recent changes in assumptions affected our agency's obligations?
b. How will we use the contribution projections for our budgeting needs?
c. What's our strategy for addressing our plan's unfunded accrued liability?

MORE RESOURCES--See the "Coaching Corner" atwww.csmfo.org/coachingfor valuable resources to boost your career. These include a Financial Management Skills Inventory, Resource Matrix, Coaches Gallery of 24 volunteer CSMFO Coaches willing to help you on a one-to-one basis, and an archive of digital recordings and materials from past webinars atwww.csmfo.org/training/webinars

Enjoy the resources to help you succeed in local government finance.