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Dec
12
Economic Forecast 2013: Edmonton and Beyond December 12, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Join us as Paul Reid, Economic Analyst with Edmonton Economic Development Corporation presents his forecast of economic trends and drivers for our region, Alberta and beyond in the year ahead. It will include an outline of the opportunities and threats of living in our strong economy, as well as an overview of where the economy could be headed globally. Host: Bruce Mills. Note: prices below do not include GST
Event: 24 of 80 Registered
Dec
6
2012 Holiday Reception December 6, 2012 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia Format: In Person Join us for our Annual Holiday Reception
Event: ‘Event Full’
Nov
21
Pension Legislative and Regulatory Update - 2012-2014 - Nov 21 November 21, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Get you Pension Update here. Presenters: Ellen Nygaard, Executive Director, Pension Policy, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance; Paul E. Owens, Deputy Superintendent of Pensions, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance. Host: Tom O'Reilly, Field LLP. Prices below do not include GST
Event: 55 of 67 Registered
Nov
15
Stop the Insanity: Take a Proactive Approach to Managing Employee Health November 15, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Radisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In Person With Einstein's definition of insanity in mind, this presentation will encourage a shift from a reactive approach to managing illness to a proactive approach to managing health. Susan Brown, principal and Central Region leader for Mercer’s Health and Productivity team, will use a case study to demonstrate the benefits and outline the requirements to include wellness in health and benefit programs.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Nov
15
The sanofi-aventis Healthcare Survey - 2012 Results November 15, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In Person The annual sanofi-aventis healthcare survey is a recognized Canadian instrument that provides valuable information to plan sponsors and employers.
Event: ‘Event Full’
Nov
13
Stop the Insanity: Take a Proactive Approach to Managing Employee Health November 13, 2012 7:45 AM to 9:15 AM Hotel Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In Person With Einstein's definition of insanity in mind, this presentation will encourage a shift from a reactive approach to managing illness to a proactive approach to managing health. Susan Brown, principal and Central Region leader for Mercer’s Health and Productivity team, will use a case study to demonstrate the benefits and outline the requirements to include wellness in health and benefit programs.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Nov
8
Highway to the Future: The Power of Technology - Nov 8 November 8, 2012 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club Valleyview Room, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person In this session you will review the results of a recent survey surrounding technology currently available in the marketplace and discuss what the future may hold. In addition, you will see what a Plan Sponsor and Plan Member will experience when using this technology and you will hear from a large Plan Sponsor regarding how they use a carrier's technology to meet the needs of their plan and its members. We will also take a look at the technology available to Plan Sponsors and Plan Members with respect to Wellness tools and initiatives. Presenters: P Houweling, Mercer; G Evans, Finning Canada; D McPherson, Great-West Life Assurance Company. Host: M Akhtar-Newlands, Finning Canada. Note: Prices below do not include GST
Nov
6
Benefits, Beyond the Basics November 6 - 7, 2012 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Radisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In Person Join us for a full program addressing in-depth aspects of Group Benefits Plans, current trends and emerging issues. This 2-day seminar will provide a comprehensive framework that will enhance your understanding of benefits, act as a primer for the CEBS program, and offer valuable continuing education credits. This is also an excellent opportunity to network with fellow participants and event speakers. In addition, attendees will receive a binder of presentation material and certificate of completion. Please see below for more details. This seminar qualifies for 9 Continuing Education credits for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Oct
30
Legal Update October 30, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In Person *Student pricing is available to CPBI members who have student status.
Oct
25
Forging New Pathways - Emerging Trends in Benefits - Oct 25 October 25, 2012 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person This session will profile cutting edge developments that are now shaping the benefits and wellness strategies of employers. Covered topics will highlight emerging rends, a look at what the future holds and what plan sponsors should consider in their planning. Products discussed will include Flexible Benefits, Wellness and Spending Accounts, Health Risks, Disability, the impact of Mental Illness, Critical Illness benefits, Long Term Care and Post Retirement Benefits. Presenter: Chris MacDonald, Manulife Financial. Host: Bruce Mills, Manulife Financial Note: Prices below do not include GST
Event: 10 of 80 Registered
Oct
25
Pension Case Law and Regulatory Update October 25, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In Person Pension case law and regulatory update - what's new and why it matters.
Event: ‘Event Full’
Oct
18
The Marketing Revolution: What You Need to Know About an Interconnected World October 18, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Radisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In Person What happened to marketing and the media? Why is advertising so difficult today? Jeph Maystruck is a marketing consultant who, through working with clients, speaking and writing, never passes up a moment to help someone understand what has happened to marketing and why we are going through an information revolution. The future of marketing is NOT social media but "Social Objects". In this presentation, Jeph will look into the online world of the pension and benefits industry, explore interesting case-studies, and present a go-forward strategy.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Oct
17
2012 CPBI Ontario Regional Conference October 17 - 19, 2012 6:00 PM to 12:00 PM Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario Format: In Person .
Oct
17
The Marketing Revolution: What You Need to Know About an Interconnected World October 17, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Hotel Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In Person What happened to marketing and the media? Why is advertising so difficult today? Jeph Maystruck is a marketing consultant who, through working with clients, speaking and writing, never passes up a moment to help someone understand what has happened to marketing and why we are going through an information revolution. The future of marketing is NOT social media but "Social Objects". In this presentation, Jeph will look into the online world of the pension and benefits industry, explore interesting case-studies, and present a go-forward strategy.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Oct
17
Biologics, Biosimilars and Reimbursement October 17, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Biologics are the fastest growing specialty drug classification on the market. As the population ages and the popularity of biologics increases, employers need to understand the impact these highly successful yet costly drugs can have on benefit plans. Join Suzanne Lepage, a private health plan strategist as she addresses the developments of biologics and how they differ from traditional drug therapies, as well as how the market for biologics and subsequent entry biologics is likely to develop, She will also discuss some of the issues plan sponsors should consider when planning coverage for biologic therapies, including case management, patient support programs, value of the drugs beyond the price tag and evident based plan design and the impact on workplace productivity. Host: Donna McPherson: Great-West Life. Note: Prices below do not include GST
Event: 21 of 80 Registered