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May
22
Privacy Update May 22, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Alberta’s privacy awareness and legislative efforts to protect personal privacy and manage access to information have been growing apace with technology’s challenges to our “right to be left alone.” This session will examine what contemporary privacy looks like and why we should care how the balancing act between corporate / state interests and individual rights is playing out. Transparency, privacy awareness, and access to information savvy are empowering and the session will highlight how. But there remain strong arguments that counter universal transparency. This session will also look at those situations where transparency creates more problems than it solves. Host: Sharon Vogrinetz, Alberta Teachers`Association. Presenter: Margaret Shane, Alberta Teachers' Association. Note: prices below do not include GST
Event: 24 of 80 Registered
Apr
17
Retirement Transition April 17, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Learn strategies to assist your staff in their transition to retirement. Host: Chris Archibald, Alberta Corporate Human Resources, Presenter: Bob Donlevy Note: Prices below do not include GST. Personal cheque, corporate cheque or cash are acceptable forms of payment. Personal cheques and cash do not enjoy corporate exempt status.
Event: 31 of 80 Registered
Mar
20
Primary Care Network and Family Care Networks March 20, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Learn more about the primary care network and family care networks. Host: Lorraine Wohland, City of Edmonton. Presenter: Dr athryn Andrusky. Note: Prices below do not include GST
Event: 35 of 80 Registered
Feb
13
Current Industry Trends in Wellness and Disability February 13, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Join usto discuss this important timely topic. Host: Giselle Evans, Finning Canada. Presenter: Jean-Marc MacKenzie, Senior VP, Health Management, Morneau Shepell Note: prices below do not include GST
Event: 45 of 80 Registered
Jan
16
Target Benefit Plan - One Part DB One Part DC January 16, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Target Benefit Plan - One Part DB One Part DC. Presenter: Troy Milnthrop, FSC, FCIA, Aon Hewitt. Host: Robert Thiessen, Aon Hewitt. Note: prices below do not include GST
Event: 41 of 80 Registered
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
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
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
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
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
Oct
11
The Inside Scoop - Understanding Claims and Cost Management October 11, 2012 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person This session will define Trend and Utilization and how it impacts the pricing of a plan. We will examine cost drivers, why costs are increasing and what can be done to slow the escalation. We will discuss marketing a plan, when is it appropriate, what is required and how is a new carrier selected. Presenter: John Goode, Belay Benefits. Host: Chris Archibald, City of Edmonton Note: Prices below do not include GST.
Event: 7 of 80 Registered
Oct
4
Benefits Begin Here - An Introduction to the World of Group Benefits October 4, 2012 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person This session will provide an introduction to group benefits, including answers to questions like: What is a group benefit plan. How is a plan design determined? What types of underwriting arrangements are appropriate? How is a plan renewal handled? Presenter: Brian Rennie, Aon Hewitt. Host: Bruce Mills, Manulife Financial Note: Prices listed do not include GST
Event: 7 of 80 Registered
Oct
4
Benefits Basics Series October 4 - 22, 2012 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Benefits Basics: The Series: March 22, April 5, April 19 and May 3 Session 1: Benefits Begin Here: An Introduction to the World of Group Benefits: Host: Bruce Mills, Manulife Financial, Presenter: Brian Rennie, Aon Hewitt Session 2: The Inside Scoop - Understanding Claims and Cost Management: Host: Lorraine Wohland, The City of Edmonton, Presenter: John Goode, Belay Advisory Group Session 3: Forging New Pathways - Emerging Trends in Benefits, Host: Bruce Mills, Manulife Financial, Presenter: Chris MacDonald: Manulife Financial Session 4: Highway to the Future - The Power of Technology. Host: Giselle Evans, Presenter: Parnell Houweling, Mercer; Giselle Evans, Finning Canada; Donna McPherson, Great-West Life. Note: Fees below do not include GST
Event: 11 of 80 Registered
Sep
19
Multi Generational Work Environment September 19, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person This session will focus on the current workforce situation in Alberta and the impact it has on managing employees as we move into the future. Host: Elaine Shannon, Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan. Presenter: Mark Razzolini, Alberta Blue Cross Note: prices below do not include GST.
Event: 13 of 80 Registered
May
9
DC Pension and Investment Knowledge Transfer May 9, 2012 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person DC Pension and Investment Knowledge Transfer. This presentation will address the challenges, alternatives, stakes and the rewards in helping employees in the retiremengt planning process. Speaker: Daniel Audet, Mercer and David Mulyk, Alberta Finance. Host: Lorraine Wohland, City of Edmonton. Note: Session is 2.5 hours. Prices below do not include GST
Event: 12 of 80 Registered
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