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Employer Education Week

Educational. Interactive. Just for you.

The OMERS Education & Training team is delighted to host our second annual Employer Education Week. This virtual conference will take place the week of October 25th and features something for everyone.

Whether you want to learn more about popular administration topics, hear from our investment businesses or you’re looking to connect with fellow OMERS employers from across the province, we’ve created an engaging itinerary to ensure there will be something for all experience and business levels.

Registration is required and only takes a few minutes. Choose which days and sessions you would like to join from the options below and register now. You’ll need to register for each session individually. After you register, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a link to the session.

Come be part of the experience; we’re excited to connect with you virtually!

Monday, October 25

Celine Chiovitti, EVP & Head of Pensions, will provide an overview of OMERS members and shifting plan demographics, the external pension landscape, and upcoming service improvements.

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Looking to connect with fellow OMERS employers from across the province? Come join the fun during our interactive networking session. Turn your camera on and we’ll introduce you to OMERS Pension Education & Relationship Management team so we can get to know each other.

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Learn how to administer a disability leave and the process for submitting a disability benefit request using the new e-access portal.

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Tuesday, October 26

Join us as we sit down with OMERS Chief Operating Officer, Bob Aziz, to learn more about OMERS vision of the future of work.

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Explore the complexity of the disability administration process as we navigate through different situations related to disabilities.

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Want to learn more about the OMERS pension, survivor benefits and the AVC option? Become pension savvy and join us for this one-hour session covering the OMERS pension promise.

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Please join Brandon Weening, Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance, for a discussion on OMERS views of the PSAB Exposure Draft and the potential implications for municipal employers.  

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Wednesday, October 27

With the mindset of recovery, this session will outline how Oxford plans to navigate and lead the industry with “the mall of the future”. Oxford Shopping Centres are destinations that feed the functional requirements of people's lives as well as their need to be social. In the future, they will be designed to be thriving communities where people connect to socialize, shop, dine, play, stay, live, work and learn. Be the first to hear how Oxford is integrating technology and expanding uses to connect the on-line and in-mall experience, elevate the customer-journey and how we shop.

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The new e-access system is almost complete, and as we prepare to decommission the legacy system in late October, we are introducing a new and convenient tool for optimizing your Plan administration experience.

Take the opportunity to catch up on the recent changes as we navigate through the new e-access portal and OMERS Learning Experience (OLE).

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Learn the latest tips and helpful hints for enrolling a member in the OMERS Plan and the upcoming changes for non-full-time enrolment effective January 1, 2023.

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Understanding how the OMERS Pension Plan works is important to any senior municipal official.  The Sponsor’s Corporation (SC) will provide an overview of their mandate as it relates to their three main obligations under the OMERS Act: appointments to both the AC and SC Boards, setting contributions and determining benefits.  They will also discuss the process for making changes to the plan. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

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Thursday, October 28

The next annual reporting year is just around the corner. This may be your first year completing the process using the new e-access portal, and we are here to help!

This session will ensure you are ahead of the curve and prepared to complete your e-Form 119.

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Learn how to quickly and accurately report a member's leave period using the new e-access portal.

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An Overview of Oxford Properties and its approach to global thematic real estate investing

Michael Turner, President of Oxford Properties, will share an overview of Oxford’s past, present and future. Together with its portfolio companies, Oxford manages $70 billion of high-quality real estate assets across four continents. It invests thematically, and with conviction, to buy, build and grow world-class real estate businesses across the globe.

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Friday, October 29

As we continue to navigate through this pandemic there are new questions popping up every day. Sit down with OMERS Chief Medical Officer, Dr. James Aw, to get answers to a new series of frequently asked questions.

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A few of our employer administrators share how their organization handles OMERS administration and provides a few tips and tricks they have learned along the way.

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Have a question?

Get in touch with us via email at EmployerEducation@Omers.com