Defined Benefits Pensions Conferences. Listed below is a selection of DB pensions conferences taking place around the world. Many of these are conferences on pensions risk and de-risking, liability-driven investing (LDI), derisking strategies for mature pension funds, and pensions settlements. P&I Conferences is a major U.S. event organiser in the DB pensions conferences space, running LDI events and pensions settlements events in major U.S. cities. In the UK, SPS Conferences runs pensions derisking events for UK pension schemes. Hot topics of conversation at these events include longevity risk, longevity swaps and risk transfer, interest rate and inflation protection, actuarial assumptions, strategies for closed pensions funds, developments in mortality trends, funding policies, changing pensions regulation and structured products for DB pensions.