WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 7, 2012) - Senior federal and association officials will offer an insider's view of healthcare reform, retirement-plan issues, legislative initiatives and the presidential election at the New England Employee Benefits Council's annual Washington Update, in Boston.

The powerhouse speakers are Phyllis Borzi, assistant secretary of labor of the Employee Benefits Security Administration; Mark Iwry, senior advisor to the secretary of the treasury and deputy assistant secretary (tax policy) for retirement and health policy at the U.S. Treasury Department; and Paul Dennett, senior vice president, health care reform, American Benefits Council.

Attendees will get the scoop on emerging trends in healthcare and retirement policymaking, recent benefits legislation and regulations, and key insights into what the fall election may mean for the world of employee benefits.

The program offers continuing education credits for actuaries, brokers and agents. It will be held Friday, September 28, 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Ropes & Gray Conference, Prudential Center, Boston. 

More information and registration are available at www.neebc.org/calendar-of-events or calling 781-684-8700 or emailing sue@neebc.org.

NEEBC, Waltham, Mass., is a nonprofit that advances knowledge and education in employee benefits. NEEBC's 1,350 members manage benefits for an estimated 2.5 million employees. Members include employers and providers of benefits consulting and services throughout New England. NEEBC's monthly educational programs feature presentations by guest speakers on topics of interest to the benefits community. Members have the opportunity to discuss ideas, become informed about new developments in the field and network with peers. Web: www.neebc.org.

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