Attend Benefits Forum & Expo 2016 to learn from the most successful leaders in the benefits industry and make new relationships with people and organizations that will help you achieve new levels of success and service.

 

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

 

10:00 - 12:00

Pre Conference Workshop: Digital Wellness Tools: The Good, the Great and the Ugly

Winston Ball Michelle Clark Brandi Williams

Winston Ball
COO, hubbub health

Michelle Clark
Health and Performance Director, Central Region, HUB International

Brandi Williams
Director, Human Resources, Producers Dairy Foods

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10:00 - 12:00

Pre-Conference Workshop: The Ins & Out of Plan Design and Implementation

Shannon Anglin Erica Cordova, JD Jason Sheffield, JD

Shannon Anglin
VP, Total Rewards, Pilot Flying J

Erica Cordova, JD
VP, Legal Counsel, OneDigital

Jason Sheffield, JD
National Legal & Research Group, Willis Towers Watson

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1:00 - 1:15

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Kathryn Mayer John Young

Kathryn Mayer
Co-Chair and Editor-in-Chief, Employee Benefits News

John Young
Co-Chair and CEO, Consumerdriven, LLC

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1:15 - 1:45

Keynote - Choosing Well and Living Well: Michelin's Strategy for Keeping Employees Healthy

Barry Cross

Barry Cross
Senior Director, Total Rewards Benefits, Compensation and Retirement, Michelin North America

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1:45 - 2:15

Keynote - FutureVision: Employers and Digital Health

John Nosta

John Nosta
Digital Health Philosopher, NOSTALAB

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2:15 - 2:45

6 Weeks to Go: How This Election Will Change Everything

Roger Abramson Kevin McKechnie

Roger Abramson
General Counsel, Ameriflex

Kevin McKechnie
Executive Director, The HSA Council of the American Bankers Association

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3:45 - 4:15

Robos for Retirement

Tom Clark Cynthia Loh Andrew Wank

Tom Clark
Of Counsel, The Wagner Law Group

Cynthia Loh
General Manager, Betterment for Business

Andrew Wank
Director, Business Development, blooom

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4:15 - 5:00

What’s Hot in Benefits?

John Young Steven Auerbach Chris Chan Craig Lack Carol Ann Parker

John Young
Co-Chair and CEO, Consumerdriven, LLC

Steven Auerbach
CEO, Alegeus

Chris Chan
Innovation Imagineer, Health Innovation LABS, Mercer

Craig Lack
CEO, ENERGI

Carol Ann Parker
Director, Compensation and Benefits, Childrenís National Health System

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5:30 - 7:30

Opening Reception in the Expo Hall

Sponsored by:

ADP

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

 

7:30 - 8:15

Breakfast Briefing - The Benefits of ID Protection

Laura Bruck Angela Murphy

Laura Bruck
VP Marketing and Solution Strategy, EZShield

Angela Murphy
COO, EZShield

Sponsored by:

EZShield

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7:30 - 8:15

Breakfast Briefing - Set it and Forget it: Reduce Cost and Concern Over Retiree Health Benefits

Marie Pero

Marie Pero
Senior Director, Group Retiree Channel, UnitedHealthcare

Sponsored by:

UHC AARP

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7:30 - 8:15

Coffee in the Foyer

Sponsored by:

EZShield

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8:15 - 8:25

Conference Chair Remarks

Kathryn Mayer

Kathryn Mayer
Co-Chair and Editor-in-Chief, Employee Benefits News

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Health Care

10:00 - 10:45

The Future of Transparency – Separating Fact from Fiction

Michael O'Neil Jeffrey Eck Nancy Reardon Mary Catherine Person

Michael O'Neil
SVP, Healthcare Bluebook

Jeffrey Eck
Compensation and Benefits Manager, Nashville Electric Service

Nancy Reardon
Chief Product Officer, Maestro Health

Mary Catherine Person
President, HealthSCOPE Benefits

Track sponsored by:

AFLAC

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Wellness

10:00 - 10:45

How to Combat Obesity in the Workforce: The Playbook (as demonstrated by the Cleveland Clinic Employee Health Plan)

Tricia Kendall Patricia A Zirm

Tricia Kendall
VP, Healthcare Business, Jenny Craig

Patricia A Zirm
Senior Director, Cleveland Clinic Health Systems Employee Health Plan(s)

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Digital Benefits

10:00 - 10:45

Innovation in Employee Benefits Ecosystem

Nate Randall Oron Afek Benjamin Pitts Jennifer Schneider, MD

Nate Randall
Founder and President, Ursa Major Consulting

Oron Afek
CEO and Founder, BookMD

Benjamin Pitts
CEO, myFinancialAnswers

Jennifer Schneider, MD
CMO, Livongo

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Voluntary Benefits

10:00 - 10:45

Are Your Employees Financially Fit? Integrating financial literacy, Game-based Learning, and Holistic Wellness Into Your Benefits Program

Alex Assaley Maggie Crutchfield Mark Singer

Alex Assaley
Managing Principal, AFS 401(k) Retirement Services, LLC

Maggie Crutchfield
Benefits Manager, So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Mark Singer
President & Founder, Financial Literacy Toolbox

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Health Care

10:55 - 11:40

Health Care Consumerism and the Impact of Digital & Mobile

Jared Fryksdale Ann Mond Johnson

Jared Fryksdale
Manager, Total Rewards, Echo Global Logistics

Ann Mond Johnson
CEO, Zest Health

Track sponsored by:

AFLAC

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Wellness

10:55 - 11:40

Sleep: The Next Frontier in Wellness?

Mary Jane Osmick, MD

Mary Jane Osmick, MD
VP, Medical Director, for Medical Services Department, American Specialty Health (ASH)

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Employee Engagement

10:55 - 11:40

Employers: Picking Benefits Should be Easier Than Solving a Rubik’s Cube

Kay Curling Christine Durkee Bart Yancey

Kay Curling
SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Salient CRGT

Christine Durkee
VP, Human Resources Operations, BJís Wholesale Club, Inc.

Bart Yancey
Co-Founder and CEO, DirectPath

Track sponsored by:

ADP

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Digital Benefits

10:55 - 11:40

Painting a Holistic Picture of Employee Health & Financial Security with HR Technology

Joe Donlan Pamela Newbold

Joe Donlan
SVP, Segment Leader - Broker Business, Connecture

Pamela Newbold
Director, Human Resources & Staff Development, University of Mount Union

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Health Care

11:45 - 12:30

Redefining Exchanges – The Future Work of Benefit Administration and Employee Empowerment

John Young Don Biron Sherri Bockhorst William Giaconia

John Young
Co-Chair and CEO, Consumerdriven, LLC

Don Biron
Senior Consultant, Milliman

Sherri Bockhorst
Managing Director, Willis Towers Watson

William Giaconia
VP, Healthcare Strategy, ADP

Track sponsored by:

AFLAC

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Wellness

11:45 - 12:30

Wellness 2.0: Financial Wellness The Next Upgrade

Denise Winston

Denise Winston
CEO and Founder, Money Starts Here, LLC

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Employee Engagement

11:45 - 12:30

Beyond Benefits: Creating an Exceptional Employee Experience to Drive Your Business

Chris Boyce Wayne Nemath

Chris Boyce
CEO, Virgin Pulse

Wayne Nemath
Benefits Manager, Knoll, Inc.,

Track sponsored by:

ADP

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Digital Benefits

11:45 - 12:30

HR is Going Mobile

Carrie Barth Jessica Marshall

Carrie Barth
Solutions Consultant, HR Technology & Outsourcing Practice, Lockton Companies

Jessica Marshall
Senior Benefits Manager, Loganís Roadhouse

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Voluntary Benefits

11:45 - 12:30 p.m

Approaching the Value and ROI Measurement of Ancillary Benefits

David Hines Mike Reha

David Hines
Director of Employee Benefits, Metro Nashville Public Schools

Mike Reha
Vice President of Product Development, EPIC Hearing Healthcare

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Health Care

2:00 - 2:45

Minimizing the Cost of ACA penalties - Not the same thing as avoiding ACA penalties

David Godofsky Jason Rothman

David Godofsky
Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Jason Rothman
Managing Consultant, Findley Davies, Inc.

Track sponsored by:

AFLAC

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Wellness

2:00 - 2:45

Using Data as Your Power Source

Mark Fritts

Mark Fritts
Director, Product Marketing, Fitbit Group Health

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Employee Engagement

2:00 - 2:45

Total Rewards Education: Motivating the Masses

Wayne Bogosian Betsy Harrison

Wayne Bogosian
Founder, President & Managing Director, PFE Advisors, Inc.

Betsy Harrison
Director of Benefits, Relationship Management, North America, PepsiCo

Track sponsored by:

ADP

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Digital Benefits

2:00 - 2:45

Maximize Employee Engagement by Leveraging Technology

Will Bondurant Beth Jackman

Will Bondurant
Director, Product Marketing, Castlight Health

Beth Jackman
Global Benefits Administration Director, Cummins Inc.

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Retirement

2:00 - 2:45

Keeping Retirement on Track: Regulatory, Demographic and Technological Disruption

Paul Henry

Paul Henry
Managing Director, Retirement Clients and Products, LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute

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Health Care

2:50 - 3:35

The Future of Health Care in America: HSAs are the key to Retirement Readiness

Kevin McKechnie Jody Dietel Deborah Macchia

Kevin McKechnie
Executive Director, The HSA Council of the American Bankers Association

Jody Dietel
Chief Compliance Officer, WageWorks, Inc.

Deborah Macchia
Executive Director, Global Benefits & Wellness Programs, ITT Corporation

Track sponsored by:

AFLAC

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Wellness

2:50 - 3:35

Taking it to the Bank: How a National Financial Institution Turned High Stress, High Cost Population Into a Healthy, High Performing Culture

Wendy King Stephanie Laws

Wendy King
Director of Health & Performance, HUB International

Stephanie Laws
EVP, and Chief Adminsitrative Officer, Crescent Bank

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Employee Engagement

2:50 - 3:35

Would You Buy What you are Selling?

Anita Chamblee

Anita Chamblee
Director of Human Resources, Associated Wholesale Grocers

Track sponsored by:

ADP

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Digital Benefits

2:50 - 3:35

The Impact of Wearable Technology on Wellness Program Results

John Capobianco Kevin Schlotman

John Capobianco
President and CMO, HCIactive

Kevin Schlotman
VP, Employee Benefits, Benovation

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Retirement

2:50 - 3:35

Inspiring Employees to Save More for Retirement

Joe Williams

Joe Williams
Director of Employee Benefits and Programs, NC State University

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Health Care

3:50 - 4:35

The Value of Embracing a Holistic Population Health Management Strategy

Elaine Wood

Elaine Wood
Director of Business Services, Lake Havasu Unified School District #1

Track sponsored by:

AFLAC

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Wellness

3:50 - 4:35

Making the Shift from Employee Wellness to Employee Wellbeing

Margie Rodino Jennifer Spock

Margie Rodino
Chief Talent Officer, Sloan

Jennifer Spock
Manager, Americas Benefits, Bain & Company

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Employee Engagement

3:50 - 4:35

Win the War for Top Talent

April Consulo Angie Pruitt

April Consulo
Vacation Benefits Specialist, ROVIA

Angie Pruitt
Manager, Compensation & Benefits, The General

Track sponsored by:

ADP

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Digital Benefits

3:50 - 4:35

Wellness as a Digital Benefit

Jesse Hercules Suzy Mason

Jesse Hercules
President, Extracon Science LLC

Suzy Mason
Manager, HR and Wellness, Connectivity Wireless

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Retirement

3:50 - 4:35

The New DOL Fiduciary Landscape

Stephen McCaffrey Emily Meyer

Tom Clark
Of Counsel, The Wagner Law Group

Stephen McCaffrey
Senior Counsel, National Grid U.S.

Emily Meyer
Senior Associate, King & Spalding

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Friday, September 30, 2016

 

Health Care

10:00 - 10:45

Breaking Barriers to Revolutionize Healthcare with an On/Near-Site Health and Wellness Center

Ernie Clevenger Mickey Hall

Ernie Clevenger
President, Self-Insurance Institute of America

Mickey Hall
Deputy Director, Wilson County Board of Education

Track sponsored by:

AFLAC

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Wellness

10:00 - 10:45

A Comprehensive Approach to Managing Costs and Creating a Culture of Health

Christine Fritz Kim Stroud

Christine Fritz
Wellness Manager, Manatee County Government

Kim Stroud
Employee Health Benefits Manager, Manatee County Government

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Employee Engagement

10:00 - 10:45

Social Media Engagement for Employers and Employees

Scott Matthews

Scott Matthews
Independent Healthcare Benefits Product Marketing, Consultant

Track sponsored by:

ADP

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Retirement

10:00 - 10:45

401(k) of Tomorrowland

Jeffrey Petrone

Jeffrey Petrone
Managing Director, SageView

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Health Care

10:50 - 11:35

Employer Case Study: A Three Tier Approach to Addressing Presenteeism, Workplace Illness and Rising Health Care Costs

W. Butler Gates Tony Murray

W. Butler Gates
Senior Marketing Consultant, Access Health

Tony Murray
HR Director, Diamond B Construction Co, LLC

Track sponsored by:

AFLAC

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Wellness

10:50 - 11:35

Rebels with a Cause: Building an Out-of-the-Box Wellness Initiative That Works

Shawn Gulyas Michelle Spehr

Shawn Gulyas
VP, Human Resources, La Macchia Enterprises (LME)

Michelle Spehr
Health and Wellness Consultant, The Benefit Services Group, Inc.

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Employee Engagement

10:50 - 11:35

A Better Process- How to Select a Vendor/Technology for Employee Engagement

Matt Gabrielson Rob Thurston

Matt Gabrielson
President, Connect Your Benefits

Rob Thurston
President, HR Consulting Group, Inc.

Track sponsored by:

ADP

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Retirement

10:50 - 11:35

Wait…What Have You Done? Transitions in Retirement Benefits

Robin Hope Jeffrey Kowalczyk

Robin Hope
HR Director, Haag Engineering Co.

Jeffrey Kowalczyk
Senior Investment Consultant, Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC

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