WASHINGTON, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program and the Future of Work Initiative will host a cutting edge conversation to explore the urgent retirement challenges facing contingent workers and the need for innovative solutions in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. The event will examine the changing nature of work in America and how we might adapt the social contract for workers in a way that can make retirement benefits and protections more portable.
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
- The Obama Administration's efforts to address on-demand workers' needs, from a senior US Department of Labor official
- Trends in technology and emerging products and services for meeting the needs of contingent workers, from innovators and entrepreneurs in business and nonprofits
- Lessons and best practices from behavioral economics, from a leading scholar in retirement policy
Press and cameras are welcome at the event, and a Q&A will follow both the keynote address and the panel discussion.
Join the conversation live via Twitter at @Apsen_FSP and @AspenInstitute, and with #FutureofWork.
- KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The Honorable Phyllis C. Borzi, Assistant Secretary for the Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
- Bruce Reed, Co-Chair, The Future of Work Initiative
- Ida Rademacher, Executive Director, Aspen Institute Financial Security Program
- MODERATOR: Margaret "Peggy" Collins, Finance and Investing Reporter, Bloomberg News and Businessweek
- Anthony Bunnell, Chief Product Officer, Honest Dollar
- Shelby Clark, Chief Executive Office, Peers
- Karen Elinski, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Head of Government Relations, TIAA
- Brigitte Madrian, Aetna Professor of Public Policy and Corporate Management, Harvard Kennedy School
WHEN: Monday, April 11th, 2016, 3:00 – 5:00 PM EST. Reception to follow from 5:00 – 6:30 PM.
WHERE: The Aspen Institute, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036
The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program (Aspen FSP) is dedicated to solving the most critical financial challenges facing America's households, and to shaping policies and financial products that enable all Americans to save, invest, and own. For more information on Aspen FSP, please visit www.aspenfsp.org.
The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative is a year-long nonpartisan effort to identify concrete ways to strengthen the social contract in the midst of sweeping changes in the 21st-century workplace and workforce. The Initiative will focus on two challenges in particular: first, how best to advance and protect the economic interests of Americans in the rapidly growing economy of shared goods and services; and second, how best to inspire a 21st-century capitalism for a 21st-century workforce by incenting employers to help workers get ahead. For more information, please visit as.pn/futureofwork.
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit www.aspeninstitute.org.
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