10th Transatlantic Conference

  • Start: 30/05/2018 00:00
  • End: 01/06/2018 00:00

In line with the core activities of the partnering organizations, the Transatlantic Conference traditionally addresses three key topics: healthcare, pensions and social dialogue. The objective of the conference is to compare and follow trends, challenges and opportunities from different political, social and economic contexts. The result is a platform to exchange on the new approaches of the participating global players in the field of social protection.

The 10th edition of the Transatlantic Conference will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands between 30th May – 1st of June and will bring together social protection institutions, government representatives, social partners and insurance representatives from international organizations operating around the globe.

The final agenda will be available shortly. You will receive the official invitation with a registration link in the following weeks. Please, consult the website for regular updates.

Please, mark the dates in your agenda.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Amsterdam!


On 30th May 2018 there will be an unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences concerning retirement around the globe. The European Association of Paritarian Institutions – AEIP, the Federation of the Dutch Pension Funds, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) and the World Pension Alliance (WPA) of which NCCMP and MEBCO are part, have joined forces to organise the Global Pension Dialogue. The event will be held at the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam, more information on the venue here.

Olivier Guersent, Director-General FISMA of the EU, will open the Global Pension Dialogue. Nicholas Davis of the World Economic Forum will give us more insight into several global developments and their impact on pensions. David Hudson (J.P. Morgan) will tell us more about pension tech and its practical implications. The world top 5 pension countries – as ranked by the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index – help us understand the areas in which they excel in adequacy, sustainability and integrity. David Knox will facilitate the discussion. A selection of the available break out sessions: infrastructure investing, adequacy, ESG, investment management fees and financial education and literacy of beneficiaries.

The Global Pension Dialogue is sponsored by Mercer.

On 31st May, AEIP, in partnership with the American National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP) and the Multi-employer Benefit Plan Council of Canada (MEBCO) is organizing a Day dedicated to healthcare, focusing on exchange of experience and best practices from North America and Europe.

During the morning of 1st June the focus of the Conference will be on Social Dialogue/ Collective Bargaining disscussed from a sectoral perspective. This session will explore how social partners (trade unions & employers’ organizations) or public private providers develops schemes to address the challenges of new forms of employment (e.g. part-time work), trends on mobility of workers, etc.

The Healthcare and Social Dialogue Days of the Conference will take place in NH Centre Hotel, Amsterdam – for more information on the venue, please see here.

Amsterdam, Hollande-Septentrionale , Pays-Bas