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

Jun 04, 2013
8:00am10:00am
Hyatt Regency 400 New Jersey Avenue NW Washington, DC 20002 Room: Columbia AB

Event Speakers

Charles Blahous

J. Fish and Lillian F. Smith Chair

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, 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 and Mercatus Center at George Mason University senior research fellow 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 CRFB's "The Reformer: An Interactive Tool to Fix Social Security."

RSVP here.

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

Space is limited. Breakfast will be served.

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