29th Annual Conference

Location: American Family Campus,
6000 American Parkway, Madison, WI 53783

Date: Friday, May 15, 2020
Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm

. . . included in your registration fee, a continental breakfast starting at 8:00am
and a buffet lunch served at noon

Come and join us to learn about our Wisconsin Retirement System. Have the opportunity to ask questions of those from the State of Wisconsin Investment Board and Employee Trust Funds who direct the programs. Understand how and where your retirement funds are invested. Additional topics include: Financial Security & Well-being in Retirement,Ending WI Partisan Gerrymandering & Aging in Place.

This conference is open to the public. You do not need to be a member of the Wisconsin Retirement System to attend.


Friday, May 15, 2020


8:00am - 9:00am Arrival and Registration
Continental Breakfast available
9:00am - 9:15am Welcome
9:15am - 10:15am WI Retirement System - Spring 2020 Update
Robert Conlin, Secretary, Employee Trust Funds
10:15am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:30am Financial Security and Well-being in Retirement:What Lies Ahead ?
J. Michael Collins, UW Faculty Director of the Center for Financial Security
11:30am -12:00pm What's Ahead For Ending Partisan Gerrymandering In WI
Jay Heck, Executive Director, Common Cause in Wisconsin
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch (lower level)
1:00pm -2:00pm Aging In Place
Jennifer Fischer, Aging & Disability Resource Center
2:00pm - 3:00pm SWIB - An Update for Today & Tomorrow
David Villa, Executive Director & Chief Invest. Officer
Rochelle Klaskin, Dep. Exec. Dir. & Chief Adm. Officer
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Blair Testin Award
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Remarks and Closing
Map to Conference HERE


West Allis Retirees - DILHR Retirees - Epsilon Sigma Phi - AFSCME Retirees Chapter 32 – WI Professional Police Association Retired - DNR Retirees - Wisconsin Retired School District Administrators - Wisconsin Education Association Council Retired - Beloit Area Retired Educators Association - UW Eau Claire Emeriti Faculty - UW Madison Retirement Association – Office of the Commissioner of Insurance - UW Milwaukee Retiree’s Association - Bay Lakes United Educators/Retired - Wisconsin State Attorneys Association - Association of Career Employees - AFSCME Retirees Chapter 52 - SWIB Retirees - WFT/AFT Retirees Retired Professional Fire Fighters of WI - Wisconsin Retired Corrections Personnel - State Engineering Association - Central Wisconsin Center Retirees - State Attorneys Association - DOT Retirees - Wauwatosa Employees Retirement Club - Wisconsin Retired Educators Association - Dodge County Area Retired Educators Association - Kettle Moraine Retired Educators