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Nov
13
Stop the Insanity: Take a Proactive Approach to Managing Employee HealthNovember 13, 2012 7:45 AM to 9:15 AMHotel Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonWith 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
6
Benefits, Beyond the BasicsNovember 6 - 7, 2012 9:30 AM to 4:00 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, 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. Please see below for more details. This seminar qualifies for 9 Continuing Education credits for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Oct
18
The Marketing Revolution: What You Need to Know About an Interconnected WorldOctober 18, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonWhat 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
The Marketing Revolution: What You Need to Know About an Interconnected WorldOctober 17, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMHotel Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonWhat 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.
Apr
18
CPBI Saskatchewan Regional Conference: Insight & IntrigueApril 18 - 19, 2012 8:00 AM to 3:00 PMHotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonSaskatchewan continues to be the shining light in the Canadian economic landscape. Join us in Regina, April 18th and 19th at this year’s regional conference “Insight and Intrigue” which will be infused with the excitement of mystery and learning while we discover together the challenges and opportunities facing the pension and benefits industry. Building on the success from last year’s event, we’re certain this year's regional conference is going to be bigger and better than ever; bringing together professionals in the fields of pensions, employee benefits and institutional investments. Take the opportunity to learn from industry leaders that will provide provocative information on the provincial and national scene. Whether it’s examining the latest pension legal and regulatory developments, posing opportunities for solving the quagmire of drug plan strategies, or finding a wealth of intriguing ideas to create high employee engagement and employ total rewards – the CPBI Saskatchewan Regional "Insight and Intrigue" Conference will explore it all!
Mar
22
Panel Discussion: Advice - Is Now the Time?March 22, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonAdvice has been discussed constantly over the years as to whether pension plan sponsors wanted, or were required, to offer it and the potential liability of offering such advice. What is the risk? Has the time come to reconsider offering advice? This panel discussion will explore pension plan members' needs and wants, as well as considerations for both plan members and sponsors.
Mar
20
Panel Discussion: Advice - Is Now the Time?March 20, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMHotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonAdvice has been discussed constantly over the years as to whether pension plan sponsors wanted, or were required, to offer it and the potential liability of offering such advice. What is the risk? Has the time come to reconsider offering advice? This panel discussion will explore pension plan members' needs and wants, as well as considerations for both plan members and sponsors.
Feb
16
Saskatchewan Drug Plan UpdateFebruary 16, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonThis session expands on the information presented by Ms. Smith to delegates of the CPBI Saskatchewan Regional Conference in Regina on April 21, 2011. Topics will include an update on Saskatchewan's generic drug pricing strategy, prescriptive authority for Saskatchewan pharmacists, national drug review processes, and details regarding Drug Plan programs such as Special Support and Exception Drug Status. Speaker: Tracey Smith, Saskatchewan Health
Feb
15
Saskatchewan Drug Plan UpdateFebruary 15, 2012 7:45 AM to 9:15 AMHotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonThis session expands on the information presented by Ms. Smith to delegates of the CPBI Saskatchewan Regional Conference in Regina on April 21, 2011. Topics will include an update on Saskatchewan's generic drug pricing strategy, prescriptive authority for Saskatchewan pharmacists, national drug review processes, and details regarding Drug Plan programs such as Special Support and Exception Drug Status. Speaker: Tracey Smith, Saskatchewan Health
Jan
19
Canada and the World EconomyJanuary 19, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonHendrik Brakel, the Economist responsible for Europe, the United States and Canada with the Economic & Political Intelligence Centre at Export Development Canada (EDC), will discuss exciting growth prospects for the world economy and Canadian trade with a focus on whether the recovery is on track, particularly in the US. There are three big risks that could derail the global economy that will be described, as well as the outlook for emerging markets. Finally, the forecast for Canadian exports will be explored and how Canada can flourish as a trading nation in a competitive global economy.
Jan
18
Canada and the World EconomyJanuary 18, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMHotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonHendrik Brakel, the Economist responsible for Europe, the United States and Canada with the Economic & Political Intelligence Centre at Export Development Canada (EDC), will discuss exciting growth prospects for the world economy and Canadian trade with a focus on whether the recovery is on track, particularly in the US. There are three big risks that could derail the global economy that will be described, as well as the outlook for emerging markets. Finally, the forecast for Canadian exports will be explored and how Canada can flourish as a trading nation in a competitive global economy.
Nov
17
Will Baby Boomers Ever Retire? – Tips to Manage a Multigenerational WorkplaceNovember 17, 2011 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, 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
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
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
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.
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