* WHO :* P. Brett Hammond, managing director, TIAA -CREF,Asset Allocation in Volatile Markets,8 a.m.; Jean C. Setzford, director of financial security, AARP , 1 p.m.

  • WHAT :* RetirementGot a Plan?an all-day conference of concurrent workshops focused on key topics for a successful retirement plan; a wide range of retirement resources and services will also be available.
  • WHEN :* Tuesday, Oct. 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., sponsored by the WVU Division of Human Resources Benefits Administration
  • WHERE :* Waterfront Place Hotel, Morgantown
  • WHY :* National statistics indicate that many in the nations work force will be retiring over the next several years, cutting across all industries, including higher education.

These sessions are designed to help faculty and staff create an individualized retirement pathway, whether retirement is right down the road or a number of years away.

Media are invited to all or parts of the conference, but of particular interest are the keynote addresses listed above.

For the complete schedule, visit http://www.hr.wvu.edu/benefits/retirement_conference.cfm .