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6/17/14View the updated speaker line-up.

 

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Wynn Resort
3131 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

9:00 a.m. -
Registration Opens

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10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pre-Conference Workshop – NEW! NAHU Self-Funding Certification Training (Additional fee applies)
Workshop Leader: Robin Frick, Account Executive, GLOBAL INSURANCE GROUP, INC.

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pre-Conference Workshop – The Ins and Outs of Spousal Carve-Outs (Included with your conference registration)
Workshop Leader: Scott Snow, FSA, MAAA, President, S. M. SNOW & ASSOCIATES, INC.
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Welcome & Introduction
Elizabeth Galentine, Editor-in-Chief, EMPLOYEE BENEFIT ADVISER
Walt Podgurski, President, CONNECTION CAMPUS
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Keynote Panel: Survivor: Private Exchange Jungle
Moderator: Carol Harnett, Benefits Consultant
Panelist: David Beech, Client Executive and Health Care Consultant, BARNEY AND BARNEY, A MARSH COMPANY
Panelist: Alan Cohen, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder, LIAZON
Panelist: Shandon Fowler, Director of Marketplaces, BENEFITFOCUS
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Keynote: Employee Benefits “Employer” Panel
Warren Benoit, President, BENOIT AND ASSOCIATES INC.
Panelist: Mike Feeney, Owner, ALLIED COLLECTION SERVICES
Panelist: Daniel Rigato, Employee Benefits Administrator, CITY OF LAS VEGAS
4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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7:30 a.m. -
Registration Opens

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7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Coffee in the Foyer

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8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Keynote: The Best And Quickest Ways To Build Your Personal Brand
Mark Mikelat, Business Growth Consultant
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Keynote Panel: Capitalizing On The Shift From DB to DC Health Plans
Moderator: Rob Thurston, President, HR CONSULTING GROUP, INC.
Moderator: Gregg Dennis, President, IIS BENEFIT ADMINISTRATORS
Panelist: Dave Taylor, Head of Programming, NEUROGY
11:10 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Track: Benefits Administration & Product Solutions View Track Earn More With Legal Plans
Moderator: Walter Podgurski, Publisher, Conference Co-Chair, INSURANCE BROADCASTING, WBA, SOURCEMEDIA
Panelist: Bowie Ballard, LEGALSHIELD
Panelist: Rick Cavanaugh, Managing Director, ARAGŪ
Panelist: Robert Heston, President and CEO, LEGAL ACCESS COMPANIES
Panelist: Donald Rowe, VP, Employee Benefits, LEGAL CLUB OF AMERICA
11:10 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Track: Employee Benefits Distribution & Marketing View Track Taking the Consumerism Movement By Storm With CDHPs
Kathleen Ellmore, Vice President, Engagement Sciences, SILVERLINK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Frederick Karutz, Senior Vice President, Business Development, CONNECTEDHEALTH
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Track: Benefits Administration & Product Solutions View Track Case Management: The Invisible Skill
Ginger Panepinto, Manager, Workplace Benefits, METLIFE PREMIER CLIENT GROUP
John Weisinger, Director, Worksite Solutions, M3 INSURANCE
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Track: Employee Benefits Distribution & Marketing View Track Simple Solutions For Acquiring New Accounts
Panelist: Mark Gaunya, Principal, BORISLOW INSURANCE
Panelist: Bill Hughes, Owner, HUGHES BENEFITS
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Track: Benefits Administration & Product Solutions View Track Benefits Bewilderment
Harry Gottlieb, Founder, THE JELLYVISION LAB, INC.
Joe Markland, President and Founder, HR TECHNOLOGY ADVISORS, LLC
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Track: Employee Benefits Distribution & Marketing View Track How To Close Voluntary Sales
Chad Schneider, Broker Market Director, AFLAC
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Break in the Foyer

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Benefits Connect
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Track: Employee Benefits Distribution & Marketing View Track The New Enrollment Paradigms - Rethinking Responsibility
Moderator: Phyllis Falotico, AVP, Group Marketing, THE GUARDIAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
Panelist: Brian Busanni, Broker Sales Executive, BENEFITMALL
Panelist: Summer Hamilton, VP, Sales, BENETRAC
Panelist: Jennifer Martinez, VP, Human Resources, KONAMI GAMING, INC.
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Track: Benefits Administration & Product Solutions View Track Voluntary Non-Insurance Products Profit Machines
Craig Lack, CEO, ENERGI
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

8:00 a.m. -
Registration Opens

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9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Keynote: Enroll Low-Income Employees in Medicaid and Generate Substantial Employer Savings
Panelist: Benjamin Geyerhahn, Founder and CEO, BENESTREAM
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Keynote: Which Healthcare Services Were Left Out Of ACA
Reid Rasmussen, CoFounder & President, FRESHBENIES
11:15 a.m. -