NU Online News Service, July 24, 1:15 p.m. – The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Brookfield, Wis., is covering benefits administration technology at a conference Aug. 5-8 in Seattle, and a continuing education seminar Sept. 24-25 near its offices in Brookfield.

The conference will feature a legislative update by Judith Mazo, director of research at The Segal Company, Washington, and a basic introduction to benefits communications technology by J. Richard Zimmerman of Covansys Public Retirement Practice, Columbus, Ohio.

The continuing education course will deal with the major benefits software companies; benefits Web services companies; traditional outsourcing services; and trends in employee self-service.

Course leaders will also discuss privacy, confidentiality and the responsibilities of fiduciaries.

More information is available from the foundation Web site, at http://www.ifebp.org/education/datelist.asp