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What is the Public Policy Forum?

The Public Policy Forum brings together industry leaders with policy makers and other thought leaders to discuss ways to improve the retirement security of American workers through the retirement savings system. The agenda focus will be on policies and how they do or do not support DCIIA’s mission and core beliefs to expand access to the current retirement savings system and improve retirement outcomes for American workers.

Each member organization may register up to four people to attend the Public Policy Forum. Please check with your DCIIA Board Member representative to ask about availability before registering.
Click here to access the Board Member representative list.

Note: DCIIA reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by DCIIA, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. DCIIA may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by DCIIA including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, websites, etc.

Registration is open: April 19-20, 2018


Important Dates



The DCIIA Public Policy Forum group room block is currently sold-out. Below is a list of nearby hotels. Please note, no DCIIA room rates have been negotiated for any alternate hotels.

.6 miles/12 min walk/4 min taxi

InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf
801 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202.800.0844

.7 miles / 15 min walk/ 5 min taxi Hyatt House Washington D.C. – The Wharf
725 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202.554-1234
7 miles / 15 min walk / 5 min taxi Canopy by Hilton Washington D.C. – The Wharf
975 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202-.488.2500
If you need to cancel a hotel reservation at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, please contact our event team.

Telephone: 201-445-7007




The agenda and forum materials will be posted beginning April 12th, or as soon as available. Please print or download forum materials in advance. All forum sessions will be off-the-record.



Registration desk opens for the Public Policy Forum at 1:00 p.m.

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Forum Location

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

1330 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20024
Make reservations here before March 19 deadline.

Public Policy Forum

Schedule of Events - a two-day event

We are finalizing a great agenda and speaker lineup and you won't want to miss this year's forum. Forum sessions include a Fireside Chat with Preston Rutledge, new Head of the Employee Benefits Security Administration, a panel of speakers from Capitol Hill, and a Think Tank panel to explore emerging ideas and trends 
(a detailed agenda is in progress).

Thursday, April 19

1:00 pm Registration opens - Grand Ballroom Foyer
2:00 - 6:00 pm Welcome Remarks & Forum Sessions - Grand Ballroom
6:15 pm Cocktail Reception & Dinner - Hillwood Foyer and Oriental Ballroom AB

Friday, April 20

7:30 - 9:15 am Registration & Breakfast Buffet - Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 - 8:45 am Committee Meetings (Optional)
Global Committee - Freer
Investment Policy & Design Committee - Garden I
Plan Administration Committee - Portrait
Public Policy Committee - Garden II
Retirement Income Committee - Gallery
9:15 am - 1:00 pm Welcome Remarks & Forum Sessions - Grand Ballroom
1:00 pm Boxed Lunch & Departures

Public Policy Forum Materials

2018 Public Policy Forum Materials (to be posted)
2017 Public Policy Forum Materials
2016 Public Policy Forum Materials