Capitol Forum: Social Security Reform Options
Capitol Forum: Social Security Reform Options
Aug. 13, 2020 | Noon to 1:30 p.m. EDT | USQS CE and JBEA CPE Eligible
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ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
Join the Academy for a discussion of the financial condition of Social Security and possible reform options during our Aug. 13 webinar. With Social Security’s combined trust funds reserves projected by the Social Security trustees to be depleted by 2035 (or perhaps sooner, reflecting the COVID-19 pandemic), Congress would have a wider range of options the sooner it addresses the program’s long-term solvency issues. A panel of experts will begin with the current financial status of the program. They will then provide their varied viewpoints on how well Social Security achieves its goals and possible reform solutions. The potential impacts of COVID-19 will also be addressed.
- Stephen C. Goss, MAAA, ASA
Chief Actuary, Social Security Administration
- Rachel Greszler
Research Fellow in Economics, The Heritage Foundation
- Bill Hoagland
Senior Vice President, Bipartisan Policy Center
- Nancy Altman
President, Social Security Works
- Linda K. Stone, MAAA, FSA
Senior Pension Fellow, American Academy of Actuaries
CONTINUING EDUCATION AND JBEA CPE CREDIT
The American Academy of Actuaries believes in good faith that attendance at this live webinar constitutes an organized activity as defined under the current Qualification Standards for Actuaries Issuing Statements of Actuarial Opinion in the United States, and that attendees may earn up to 1.8 organized and continuing education (CE) credits for attending this live webinar.
We also believe in good faith that Enrolled Actuaries may earn 1.8 continuing professional education (CPE) non-core credits under the JBEA rules for attending this live webinar. However, the JBEA ultimately determines what constitutes core, non-core, ethics, or non-ethics continuing education and the number of CPE credit hours allocated to same for Enrolled Actuaries.
NOTE ON JBEA CPE CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
You will not be able to receive a certificate of attendance for listening to any recorded webinars. In order to receive a JBEA CPE Certificate of Attendance you must attend the live event, follow the instructions provided during the live event, and request your certificate by completing the online form within 30 days of attending the live event.
To constitute formal CPE under the JBEA regulations, there must be three (3) or more people involved in substantive pension services physically present at your webinar location. Please note that this JBEA requirement has not changed during this time of social distancing: there must be at least two other people involved in substantive pension services physically present with you at the same webinar location—virtual connection will not satisfy this JBEA requirement. Actuaries unable to meet this JBEA requirement due to the global outbreak of coronavirus will receive non-formal credit.
GROUP REGISTRATION POLICY
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