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2016 Symposium – Register Today; You Belong Here!

There's no time like the present to register for the Symposium, September 18-21 in Baltimore, Maryland. Edgy topics with actionable takeaways, customized learning opportunities and the chance to connect with the benefits community - see what's in store for you in Baltimore!

Make your travel arrangements now and plan to arrive in Baltimore early. The local chapter has arranged several exciting sightseeing tour options and the annual golf outing is a "can't miss" event on Sunday. [Register for the Symposium now] (7/13/16)

NOTE: Possible Disruption of Canadian Mail Service

Due to the possible disruption of Canadian mail service, please use online payment for the Symposium or Society/chapter membership.

Those Canadian ISCEBS members and nonmembers wishing to register for the Symposium or membership with payment by check can do so via UPS or Fedex to our U.S. bank street address for ISCEBS as listed below.  

Attn: International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists
681092 Network Place
Chicago, IL 60673-1681

2017 Governing Council Nominations

Up to three Society members will be elected this fall to serve on the Governing Council beginning January 1, 2017.

Any CEBS graduate member in good standing is eligible for nomination to the Governing Council. Information was sent to Society members. If you are interested, or know a Society member who should be considered, please participate in the nominating process. Information needs to be postmarked by August 15 in order to be considered valid. Contact the Society at (262) 786-8771 with additional questions. Forms may be emailed to

The Governing Council is the main policy-making body of the Society. It meets in person twice a year and by conference call when necessary. One of the primary functions of the Governing Council is to review the recommendations from Society committees (Strategic Planning, Symposium Planning, Professional Development and Membership and Chapter Development). In many instances, committee recommendations are the initial source for launching new educational programs and series, modifying membership policies and practices and setting future direction.

The Nominating Committee recommendations will be announced to the membership in October.
Nomination Form | Personal Profile | Nomination Letter

3rd Quarter Issue of Benefits Quarterly

The 3rd quarter issue of Benefits Quarterly is now available in Members Only. With a focus on Tax Reform Impact, the issue offers thought-provoking articles on the special topic as well as information on Global Benefits, Parental Leave Policies and Wellness Programs.

Start your reading with "Examining the Evolution of Paid Parental Leave" by Carol Sladek, Aon Hewitt. Society members will receive a copy of BQ in the mail soon. (7/13/16)

What's New in ACA University?

ACA University is a virtual environment that provides the essential information needed to work though the changes ACA will bring to the industry, your daily responsibilities and health care's long-term future. Access to ACA University is included with Society membership. Recently released information includes:

  • FAQ: Do 1095 forms need to be completed for employees waiving medical coverage for the entire year, and if so, what codes are used?
  • IRS Releases Draft ACA 2016 Employer Health Coverage Reporting Forms
  • HIPAA and ACA Compliance Checklists for Self-funded, Non-federal Governmental Plans

View these documents and more now. [Registration is required] (7/19/16)

Report Your CEBS Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits

Enter, view or edit your CPE activities and credits through your International Foundation profile. Log in at and click "Manage Your CPE Credits" to the right of your name. The username or login is your 6- or 8-digit member number and the password is traditionally your last name. If you need assistance, please contact the CEBS customer service team during business hours at 800-449-2327, option 3 or


Membership = Information

Society membership gives you the collective information resources of exclusive periodicals like Benefits Quarterly, the ISCEBSLink listserve, unlimited access to live and on demand webcasts, local ISCEBS chapters and discounted educational programs, all just a few keystrokes away. Join our community of benefits professionals.

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