June 2, 2015

External Affairs
(916) 795-3991
Robert Udall Glazier, Deputy Executive Officer
Brad Pacheco, Chief, Office of Public Affairs
Contact: Bob Burton, Information Officer


Statewide Events Support Retirement Planning for All Career Phases

SACRAMENTO, CA -The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) will continue its series of events to support retirement planning with a schedule of nine events in the coming fiscal year. Whether new to CalPERS, in mid-career or close to retirement, the CalPERS Benefits Education Events (CBEE) offer all CalPERS members a wealth of information about their retirement and health benefits, supplemental savings plans, long-term care coverage, and more. Representatives from CalPERS Regional Offices will be on hand to answer questions.

Open both Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the events feature breakout sessions specific to both early through mid-career members and those nearing retirement. Topics to be covered include CalPERS Retirement Benefits, CalPERS Health Benefits and Deferred Compensation. The Deferred Compensation session is sponsored by the California Department of Human Resources' Savings Plus Program. In addition, sessions on my|CalPERS Member Self-Service and Social Security will be offered.

Fiscal Year 2015-16 CBEE Schedule

2015 Events
Date Location
Jul 10, 11 Los Angeles - Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Jul 17, 18 Riverside - Riverside Convention Center
Aug 7, 8 Bakersfield - Double Tree by Hilton
Aug 14, 15 Garden Grove - Hyatt Regency Orange County
Sep 18, 19 Sacramento - Sacramento Convention Center
2016 Events
Date Location
Jan 29, 30 Rohnert Park - Double Tree by Hilton Sonoma
Feb 26, 27 Seaside - Embassy Suites Monterey Bay-Seaside
Apr 15, 16 Oakland - Marriott Oakland City Center
May 20, 21 Redding - Red Lion Hotel

For more information and to register, go to the CalPERS Benefits Education Events page. Included on the site is the "What’s a CBEE?" video, which shows what to expect at one of our events. Members are encouraged to pre-register for their preferred event date to expedite registration check-in, but registration is not required and walk-ins are welcome. Registration opens approximately six weeks before each event.

For more than eight decades, CalPERS has built retirement and health security for state, school, and public agency members who invest their lifework in public service. Our pension fund serves more than 1.7 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and administers benefits for nearly 1.4 million members and their families in our health program, making us the largest defined-benefit public pension in the U.S. CalPERS’ total fund market value currently stands at approximately $304 billion. For more information, visit www.calpers.ca.gov.