NEW – IPPFA Online 8-hour Seminar (2022)

This course introduces students to various aspects of financial management related to Police and Fire pension funds, along with the administration of those pension funds. Each topic will be taught by a professional in their field.  Recorded during the 2021 MidAmerican Pension Conference

  • The IPPFA 8-hour Online Seminar (2022) fee is currently $275.00 for IPPFA Members and $525.00 for Non-IPPFA Members
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IPPFA Online 8-hour Seminar (2021)

This course introduces students to various aspects of financial management related to Police and Fire pension funds, along with the administration of those pension funds. Each topic will be taught by a professional in their field.  Recorded during the 2020 MidAmerican Pension Conference.

  • The IPPFA 8-hour Online Seminar (2021) fee is currently $275.00 for IPPFA Members and $525.00 for Non-IPPFA Members
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IPPFA Online 4-hour Transition Training Seminar (Recorded Fall of 2020)

Under Public Act 101-0610, current pension trustees are now required to obtain 4-hours of consolidation transition training. IPPFA is now offering this training online with the cooperation of the Brookfield Fire Pension Fund and Northern Illinois University.

  • The IPPFA 4-hour Online Seminar (Recorded Fall 2020) fee is currently $125.00 for IPPFA Members and $225.00 for Non-IPPFA Members
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IPPFA Online 4-hour Cybersecurity Training Seminar (Recorded Fall of 2021)

Protecting your Plan & Complying with DOL Guidance.  Cybersecurity is more of a threat than ever for public pension plans due to an increase in ransomware attacks worldwide. This session will review best practices to protect your plan, plus example data breach case studies, and new guidance from the DOL.

  • The IPPFA 4-hour Online Cybersecurity Seminar (Recorded Fall 2021) fee is currently $125.00 for IPPFA Members and $225.00 for Non-IPPFA Members
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8-hour Seminar (2022) Outline

  1. Pension Obligation Bond Panel
  2. Consolidation Update Panel
  3. Mock Disability Trial
  4. Keynote Speaker Admiral Foggo
  5. Ask an Attorney and Legal Updates
  6. Covid-19 Vaccinations and Workplace Rules
  7. Ask an Administrator
  8. Re-Entry into Active Service and How it has Evolved Over Time

8-hour Seminar (2021) Outline

  1. Welcome address
  2. Keynote  Speaker General John F. Kelly
  3. Legal Updates and Recent Court Cases
  4. Ask Your Attorney
  5. Retirement Healthcare Funding
  6. Who Wants to be a Pension Expert?
  7. Collective Bargaining and Pensions
  8. The Pandemic and Beyond: an Economic Assessment
  9. Benefits Overview
  10. Taxation of Benefits and Service Purchase Calculations
  11. Social Security Survivor’s Benefits, GPO, WEP

4-hour Transition Training (2020) Outline

  1. Consolidation Overview
  2. Continuing the Role of the Boards
  3. Consolidation Actuarial Issues
  4. Consolidation Update
  5. Consolidation Round Table

4-hour Cybersecurity Training (2021) Outline

  1. Intro & What is a Cyber Breach
  2. Cast Studies 1 & 2
  3. Ransomware and Case Study 3
  4. Laws, Policies and Procedures
  5. What Can You Do?

Retirement Coordinator Online 8 Hour Seminar (Recorded Spring 2018) Course

This course introduces students to various aspects of financial management related to Police and Fire pension funds along with the administration of those pension funds. Each topic will be taught by a professional in their field.

When trained as a Retirement Coordinator you are the “go-to” person. The Retirement
Coordinator can be anyone in the municipality, a department head, union official, pension
trustee, HR Director or Finance Director.

  • IPPFA 8 Hour Online Seminar (Recorded Spring 2018) Course Fee is currently $250.00 for Members and $450.00 for Non-Members.
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Retirement Coordinator Online 8 Hour Seminar (Recorded Spring 2018)

1. Social Security Survivor’s Benefits, GPO, WEP, Medicare (Daniel Ryan – IPPFA)

2. How Benefits Occur (Allison Barrett – Lauterbach & Amen)

3. Taxation of Benefits & Service Purchase Calculations (Allison Barrett – Lauterbach & Amen)

4. Federal Public Safety Officers Benefits/Hometown Heroes Survivor’s Benefits Act (Michael Herbert- Pleasantville

5. Illinois Insurance Continuation Privilege, PEDA and PSEBA (Rick Reimer- Reimer Dobrovolny LLC)

6. IMRF (Tecya Anderson – IMRF Field Representative)

7. Supplemental Retirement Benefits (Kevin O’Brien – IPPFA Benefits)

8. Risk Management, Strategic Planning, and Central Bankers – Video

9. Ask Your Attorney – Video

Videos’ recorded at the 2019 MidAmerican Pension Conference