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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

8:00 a.m. -
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Pre-Conference Workshop: Cost + Quality = Value, Solving the Health Equation (Additional $99 Fee Applies)
Patricia Hafer-Plunkett, Senior Director, Risk Management, ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Jonathan So, Senior Director, Customer Initiatives, DETROIT REGIONAL CHAMBER
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Andrea Davis, Editor-in-Chief, EMPLOYEE BENEFIT NEWS
John Young, Co-Chair and CEO, CONSUMERDRIVEN, LLC
1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Straight Talk From a Private Exchange Early Adopter: What HR Pros Need to Know
Don King, VP, Compensation & Benefits, ENVISION HEALTHCARE
Jacob Lawrence, Senior Consultant, Health & Group Benefits, TOWERS WATSON
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
The Washington Outlook: Perspectives on the Legislative Landscape
Sally Wineman, Area SVP, Compliance Counsel, GALLAGHER BENEFIT SERVICES
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Break in the Foyer

Sponsored by:
EAP

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
EBN Live 1: How FUN Is Your Wellness?
Zonya Foco, RD, CHFI, CSP, Author, Nutritionist, ZONYA HEALTH INTERNATIONAL, INC.
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
3:55 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Game On: Private Exchanges vs. Self-Managed Plans
Moderator: John Young, Co-Chair and CEO, CONSUMERDRIVEN, LLC
Panelists: Sean Clem, VP, Technology, Marketplace and Engagement Solutions, PACIFIC RESOURCES
Jennifer Forster, Human Resources Director, BUFFALO EXCHANGE
Rob Harkins, Practice Leader, Exchanges, Human Capital Practice, WILLIS
Michelle Murray, Manager, Benefits, TENNANT
Marie Spadorcia, VP, Strategic Business Development, AETNA
Scott Wood, Principal & CEO, BENEFIT COMMERCE GROUP
4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Keynote- Health Insurer Consolidation: What Does it Mean for Employers?
Moderator: Brian Klepper, Principal, HEALTH VALUE DIRECT
Panelists: Larry Boress, President & CEO, MIDWEST BUSINESS GROUP ON HEALTH
Jim Winkler, Global Chief Innovation Officer, AON HEALTH

Thursday, October 1, 2015

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6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
7:30 a.m. -
7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
8:15 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Conference Chair Remarks
Moderator: Elizabeth Galentine, Editor-in-Chief & Co-Chair, EMPLOYEE BENEFIT ADVISER
John Young, Co-Chair and CEO, CONSUMERDRIVEN, LLC
8:25 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Breakfast Briefing: Emerging Strategies to Help Brokers Thrive From 2015 to 2025
Tye Elliot, VP Broker Strategy, AFLAC

Sponsored by:
Aflac

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Breakfast Briefing - Leveraging Wearables and Smart Devices in Your Corporate Wellness Program
Alexis Normand, Healthcare Development Director, WITHINGS

Sponsored by:
Withings

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: Health Care Sponsored by Quadrant 4 View Track ACA in 2015: What's Next for Employers
Laura Molly, VP, FIRST ADVANTAGE TAX CONSULTING
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: Wellness Sponsored by Interactive Health View Track Wellness is Old School: A New Era in Health and Productivity Management
Thomas Parry, President, INTEGRATED BENEFITS INSTITUTE
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Shifting Gears: How PeoplesBank Used Communication and Engagement to Transform Culture
Janice Mazzallo, EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, PEOPLESBANK
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: HR Technology View Track Streamlining Employee Communication & Education
Jay Krishnan, Director, Product Marketing, GUIDESPARK
Michele Wisniewski, Benefits Leader, ERIE INSURANCE GROUP
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: Voluntary Benefits View Track Creating The Best Voluntary Options For Your Employees
Nicholas Christin, Managing Partner, WICKER SMITH O'HARA MCCOY & FORD P.A.
Ron Stone, President, THE COMPREHENSIVE COMPANIES
10:55 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Track: Health Care Sponsored by Quadrant 4 View Track What’s New in Plan Design
Moderator: John Young, Co-Chair and CEO, CONSUMERDRIVEN, LLC
Panelists: Praveen Mooganur, President & CEO, MEDLION DIRECT PRIMARY CARE
John Park, Chief Strategy Officer, ALEGEUS
Jim Priebe, CEO, BLOOM HEALTH
10:55 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Track: Wellness Sponsored by Interactive Health View Track Wearables: A Believable Future or a Passing Fad?
David Spierer, President, Human Physiology Division, WELLNESS SCIENCE, LLC
10:55 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Millennials in the Workplace: Engaging an Emerging Demographic
Sean Kelly, CEO, SNACKNATION
Cari Kojima, Director, HR and Corporate Social Responsibility, MURAD
10:55 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Track: HR Technology View Track Streamlining Human Capital Management Processes
Susan Hanold, Vice President, Talent and Change Management, STRATEGIC ADVISORY SERVICES ADP, LLC
10:55 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Track: Voluntary Benefits View Track Best Kept Secrets of Voluntary Benefits
Jeff Caldwell, Marketing Director, TRANSAMERICA
Tadako Gallione, CEBS, PHR, Benefits Manager, VWR CORPORATION
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Track: Voluntary Benefits View Track Financial Wellness at Work
Jake Flaitz, Director, Benefits, PAYCHEX INC.
Ted Goldman, Managing Director, US Retirement Leader, Wealth Practice, BUCK CONSULTANTS, A XEROX COMPANY
Joe Saari, Founder, FINANCIAL FITNESS GROUP
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Track: Health Care Sponsored by Quadrant 4 View Track Everyone Just Calm Down: Why More Employers Are Feeling the Good Vibes from Private Exchanges
Rhonda Dickinson, Payroll/Benefits Coordinator, FRIENDSHIP HAVEN
John Fiacco, CEO and Co-founder, CONNECTEDHEALTH
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Track: Wellness Sponsored by Interactive Health View Track Devices: Spices or Vices? How to Use Them to Your Wellness Program’s Advantage
Brian Berchtold, Vice President Sales & Marketing, HUBBUB HEALTH
Barbara Cecil, Director of Human Resources, MAPS CREDIT UNION
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Generational Communication Clashes & Challenges
Dan Potterton, COO, FEI BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio, VP, Health and Wellness, PRUDENTIAL LIFE INSURANCE
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Track: HR Technology View Track Decision Support Tools for Employees
Andrew Brickman, Director, Benefits Administration, CORPORATE SYNERGIES
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Industry Innovation Session: Beyond "Spray and Pray" Employee Communications - How Consumer Marketing Techniques Will Revolutionize Employee Benefits
Kris Gates, VP, Marketing Strategy & Customer Experience, MASSMUTUAL RETIREMENT SERVICES & WORKPLACE INSURANCE DIVISION

Sponsored by:
Mass Mutual

12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Industry Innovation Session: Improve Decision Making With Advanced Data Analytics & Reporting
Kristel Schimmoller, VP, Product Management, TRUVEN HEALTH ANALYTICS
Blake Zenger, Chief Informatics Officer, Equity Healthcare, BLACKSTONE

Sponsored by:
Truven Health Analytics

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Track: Health Care Sponsored by Quadrant 4 View Track Retiree Medical: A Changing Landscape
Moderator: Dave Osterndorf, Partner and Chief Actuary, HEALTH EXCHANGE RESOURCES
Panelists: Patrick Burke, VP, Health Exchange Solutions & Strategies, AON HEWITT
Christine Leo, Assistant Vice President, Senior Products, CIGNA
Amy Ostop, Director of Benefits, HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY, INC.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Track: Wellness Sponsored by Interactive Health View Track 10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Employee Corporate Wellness Program
Ann Wyatt, Regional Vice President, Account Management, HEALTHFITNESS
Kimberly Shotwell, Health & Wellness Services Efficiency Manager, MARS
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Well-being: The Secret to an Energized, Focused, and Driven Workforce
Mary Pitman, Manager, Health Promotion, NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION
John Sutliffe, VP of Sales, VIRGIN PULSE
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Track: HR Technology View Track Driving Better Benefit Decisions Through Data & Analytics
Cheryl Hayter, Senior Benefits Consultant, BATTELLE
Cindi Van Meir, Product Manager, BENEFITFOCUS
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Track: Retirement View Track Securing the Future for Employees: The Role of Guaranteed Income in Retirement
Paul Henry, Managing Director, Retirement Clients and Products, LIMRA LOMA SECURE RETIREMENT INSTITUTE
2:50 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Track: Health Care Sponsored by Quadrant 4 View Track Healthcare Strategies For What Lies Ahead
Jim Rogan, SVP, Corporate Benefits Division Manager, M.E. WILSON COMPANY
2:50 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Track: Wellness Sponsored by Interactive Health View Track Mindfulness in the Workplace
Erin Barfels, Chief Human Resources Officer, ARAG
Sarah Noll Wilson, Talent Development Business Partner, ARAG
2:50 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Driving and Assisting Employee Consumerism
Mary Schafer, VP, Strategic Advisory Services, ADP, INC.
Laurie Wells, M.A., Benefits Manager, AVAYA
2:50 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Track: Retirement View Track The Roadmap to Medicare Coordination
Heather Schwartz, Director, Benefits North America, THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC.
Cambria Smith, President, Transitions, RBG
3:35 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
3:50 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.
Track: Health Care Sponsored by Quadrant 4 View Track Spousal Carveouts-Pros and Cons
Howard Gerver, President & Founder, HR BEST PRACTICES
3:50 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.
Track: Wellness Sponsored by Interactive Health View Track Best Practices in Telemedicine: Creating a Health Care Win-Win for Employer and Employee
Alan Roga, M.D., FACEP, SVP & General Manager, Provider Market, TELADOC
Cameron Sharp, RN, BSN, Nurse Consultant, DISCOUNT & AMERICA’S TIRE
3:50 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Working Families & Child Care Challenges: An Innovative New Approach
Moderator: Ralph Bershefsky, VP, LifeMart Business Development, LIFECARE, INC.
Panelists: Patti Oestreich, Benefit Analyst, PRIME THERAPEUTICS
Mark Schmitz, SVP, Business Solutions, KNOWLEDGE UNIVERSE, INC.
3:50 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.
Track: Retirement View Track “RoboAdvisor” the Solution or a New Burden for Your Employees
Paul Nigrelli, CFO, EQUILEND
Kevin Pohmer, President, FINANCIAL GUARD
3:50 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.
Track: Outsourcing View Track Outsourcing Overview: Pros, Cons, Lessons Learned
Heather Garcia, Partner, ETC HR, LLC
Harold (Harry) Seggelke, VP, Business and Finance, M&E TECHNICAL SERVICES, LLC

Friday, October 2, 2015

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7:15 a.m. -
7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: Health Care Sponsored by Quadrant 4 View Track Do Millennials Think Differently About Benefits?
Vlad Gyster, Founder and CEO, AIRBO
Janet McNichol, Human Resources Director, AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: Wellness Sponsored by Interactive Health View Track Hallmark: Effective Communication Drives Wellness Participation
Jennifer Patel, Director, Wellness Engagement, HALLMARK BUSINESS CONNECTIONS
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Engaging the Entitled Employee
Anita Chamblee, Director of Human Resources, ASSOCIATED WHOLESALE GROCERS
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Track: Outsourcing View Track The Outsourcing Landscape: A Vendor Evaluation
John Marston, Principle, ADMINISOURCEHR
10:50 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Track: Health Care Sponsored by Quadrant 4 View Track Achieving Cost Savings – and Improved Healthcare – Through a Personal Physician Network
Russ Blakely, President, RUSS BLAKELY & ASSOCIATES
Dr. Keith Helton, President/CEO, ONE TO ONE PERSONAL PHYSICIAN NETWORK
10:50 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Track: Wellness Sponsored by Interactive Health View Track Communities for Health: A Healthier Workforce Initiative Designed to Yield a Higher ROI for Employers
Nebeyou Abebe, Senior Director, Health & Well-being, SODEXO
Kelly Prather, Executive Director, Health Strategies, YMCA
10:50 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Track: Employee Engagement View Track Impact of Social Media in the Workplace
Sharon LaSure-Roy, Senior Consultant, Social Media, FLORIDA BLUE
10:50 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Track: Outsourcing View Track Using TPAs to Optimize Budgets and Benefits
Laurie Burke, President, BURKE COMPANY
11:35 a.m. -