Defined contribution pension plans in Canada are maturing quickly and becoming more sophisticated. Contributions and plan assets continue to grow, investment options are evolving and many employers are now operating in multigenerational workforces with a wave of employees who are nearing retirement.

How plan sponsors can respond to the evolving landscape was a key focus of Benefits Canada’s Defined Contribution Plan Summit in Vancouver in February. With case studies, panel discussions and interactive workshops, the conference explored the shifting environment and possible solutions to the challenges plan sponsors are facing.

ATB focuses on flexibility in pension redesign

Optimizing the member’s journey to retirement

Dynamic investment strategies to ensure no one left behind

The impact of low-volatility equities on DC behavioural biases

Australian pension shares details on new option to help members deal with lump sums

Tracking the DC model’s ongoing transition

Plan sponsors share unique approaches to encouraging successful retirement

Is talking retirement readiness enough to draw employees’ attention to their DC plan?

CPP expansion and the coming shift for CAPs

How well are you positioned for the coming of age?

Focus on retirement income health, not retirement wealth

Holistic retirement planning

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All 2017 DC Plan Summit event photography by Jeff Chan

Copyright © 2018 Transcontinental Media G.P. This article first appeared in Benefits Canada.

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