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Nov
17
Leaving on a Jet Plane: The Ins and Outs of Travel Health InsuranceNovember 17, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:30 AMHotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In PersonThis session will provide attendees with a better understanding of travel insurance benefits, cost drivers, plan features and various carrier options available in the marketplace. This session will be of interest to advisors, HR professionals, insurance representatives or anyone who travels or who has family members who do.
Event: ‘Event Full’
Nov
16
Will Baby Boomers Ever Retire? – Tips to Manage a Multigenerational WorkplaceNovember 16, 2011 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMHotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonThis presentation will focus on the changing needs in the workplace due to managing baby boomer expectations and the expectations of the up and comers. There are different approaches to engage and motivate which will be explored. We will also discuss HR practices which you can take back to your workplace. Speaker: John Ferris, Managing Director, STRATA Business Solutions
Oct
27
A Lawyer's PerspectiveOctober 27, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:30 AMCalgary Chamber of Commerce Ballroom, Calgary, Alberta Format: In PersonDevelopments and Trends in Pensions, Benefits and Executive Compensation.
Oct
25
Benefits, Beyond the BasicsOctober 25 - 26, 2011 9:30 AM to 3:00 PMHotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonJoin 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.
Oct
20
Gala Evening of the 2011 Ontario Regional ConferenceOctober 20, 2011 5:30 PM to 9:30 PMWestin Ottawa Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario Format: In PersonThis Time - It's Different
Oct
20
How Well Do Your Members Understand and Value Your Benefits Plans?October 20, 2011 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonSponsors make a substantial investment in the development and implementation of pension and benefit plans. But how well do their members understand and value these plans? This presentation highlights Mercer’s latest engagement drivers for Canadian workers, identifying how they rank pay, retirement and group benefits. It showcases innovative strategies for communicating your unique value proposition as well as your health and retirement plans, and identifies key metrics to determine the overall effectiveness of your communication in terms of its return on investment. Speaker: Judy Williams, Mercer. Judy is a Principal and Communication practice leader for western Canada.
Oct
20
DB/DC Pension Plan ConversionOctober 20, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:30 AMHotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In PersonThis session will examine the redesign of a pension plan, from decision factors and plan design considerations through to process and implementation.
Event: ‘Event Full’
Oct
19
2011 CPBI ONTARIO REGIONAL CONFERENCEOctober 19 - 21, 2011 6:00 PM to 2:00 PMWestin Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario Format: In Person.
Oct
19
How Well Do Your Members Understand and Value Your Benefits Plans?October 19, 2011 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMHotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonSponsors make a substantial investment in the development and implementation of pension and benefit plans. But how well do their members understand and value these plans? This presentation highlights Mercer’s latest engagement drivers for Canadian workers, identifying how they rank pay, retirement and group benefits. It showcases innovative strategies for communicating your unique value proposition as well as your health and retirement plans, and identifies key metrics to determine the overall effectiveness of your communication in terms of its return on investment. Speaker: Judy Williams, Mercer. Judy is a Principal and Communication practice leader for western Canada.
Oct
18
Legal UpdateOctober 18, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMFour Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In PersonThe CPBI Pacific Region invites you to join us for our popular annual Legal Update with guest speaker Murray Campbell from Lawson Lundell. The session will cover a wide range of legal issues that will be useful to you whether pensions or benefits is your area of expertise.
Oct
14
Pension Trends: Debunking Myths & Charting a CourseOctober 14, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:15 AMSheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Format: In PersonMember Appreciation Event - CPBI Members may bring guests at the member price.
Oct
12
Communication Priorities When the Market is ToughOctober 12, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonWhat you do and do not need in your communications strategy. Host: Sharon Vogrinetz, Alberta Teachers' Association. Presenters: M Biamonte, Ennbridge Pipelines; P Corner, ATRF. Note: prices below do not include GST
Event: 31 of 80 Registered
Oct
11
The De-Risking LandscapeOctober 11, 2011 8:00 AM to 11:30 AMBest Western Lamplighter Inn, London, Ontario Format: In Person.
Sep
29
Port & Chocolate Tasting with Liberty WinesSeptember 29, 2011 7:30 PM to 9:30 PMVancouver Rowing Club, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In PersonWe are please to extend an invitation to join in on this delectable way to close out the summer and welcome in the fall. Twist a few arms, rally the troops and come out to meet some of your fellow Pension & Benefits friends while enjoying Port & Chocolate paired with CPBI. The evening will explore new and classic pairings, featuring a wide range of ports with decadent chocolates from local vendors. Don’t pass on this perfect excuse to indulge!
Sep
20
Retirement from a DC Plan: What’s in store for Joe Canuck?September 20, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMFour Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In PersonIn an ideal world, retirement should be a period of enjoyment and relaxation, not filled with the unnecessary worry of how to pay for much needed medical care or where the next pension cheque will be coming from. But how realistic is this ideal world or is it merely fantasy? Join guest speaker, Neil Lloyd as he will walk us through options available to Canadian employers, and the ‘ins and outs’ of offering benefits for your retiree population. He will focus on how things are changing, in particular looking on the complexities facing retirees from DC plans and RRSPs where their income may be far less secure. He will also discuss some of the products being offered in an effort to address future retirees’ concerns.