Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Challenges Facing Social Security: A Discussion of the 2013 Trustees Report

Challenges Facing Social Security:
A Discussion of the 2013 Trustees Report
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
  
 
Hyatt Regency
400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20002
Room: Columbia AB
   
 
Space is limited:
 
 
Breakfast will be served.  
 
In anticipation of brand new Social Security projections, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and Third Way invite you to attend a forum on the findings of the 2013 Social Security Trustees Report and the future of the Social Security program.
 
The event will feature a presentation from Social Security Public Trustee Charles Blahous, as well as a bipartisan panel moderated by CNNMoney's Jeanne Sahadi.
 
Prior to the event, we invite you to join us for a continental breakfast, where you will be able to try your own hand at improving Social Security's finances through a preview of "The Reformer: An Interactive Tool to Fix Social Security."
 
RSVP to join us at the event.

Agenda:
 
8:00 a.m. Breakfast and "Reformer" Interactive Tool Preview
 
8:30 a.m. Decoding the 2013 Trustees Report
Charles Blahous, Social Security Public Trustee; Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center
 
9:00 a.m.  Panel: What's Next for Social Security?
Charles Blahous, Social Security Public Trustee; Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center
Jim Kessler, Senior Vice President for Policy, Third Way
Virginia Reno, Vice President for Income Security, National Academy for Social Insurance
Nick Troiano, Co-founder, The Can Kicks Back
Moderator: Jeanne Sahadi, CNNMoney
 
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