FORUM 2015 Agenda    |    Sessions      


Monday May 25, 2015

4 PM - 9 PMRegistration  
9 PM - 11 PMWelcome Reception

Tuesday May 26, 2015 

7:30 AM - 6:30 PMRegistration
7:30 AM - 6:30 PMExhibition
7:30 AM - 8 AMBreakfast
8 AM - 9:15 AM 
Welcome & Opening Keynote 
The Future of Health & Medicine:  Where Can Technology Take Us 
Daniel Kraft, MD, Executive Director, Exponential Medicine and Faculty Chair, Medicine Singularity University
9:30 - 10:30
Session 1Breaking Down Benefit Silos: Integrating Drug & Disability Claims 
Loretta Kulchycki, Vice-President, Group Marketing, Great-West Life
Mike Sullivan, President & Co-Founder, Cubic Health Inc
Session 2Gamification: It’s In Our Future!
Nadia Darwish, Vice-President, Market Development, Sun Life Financial
Session 3Innovative Alternative Investing – A Global Perspective 
David C. Saunders, Founding Managing Director, K2 Advisors
Session 4La fin de votre régime est proche ? Préparez votre portefeuille!
Emmanuel Matte, Directeur général principal et tête dirigeante mondiale, Solutions de placement, Gestions d’actifs Manuvie
10:30 AM - 11 AMBreak, Expo & Showcase 
11 AM - 12 PM 
Session 5

Innovations In Benefit Plan Design
Peter Gove, Innovation Leader - Health Management, Green Shield Canada

Session 6

Retirement Help Matters
Sally Bradley-Golding, Vice President, Strategic Alliances Financial Engines, US  

Session 7

Searching For Yield: What Is Next?
Janet Rabovsky, Director, Investment Consulting Services, Towers Watson

Session 8Décaissement : il est temps d’agir
Jean-Daniel Côté, Membre du partenariat, Mercer
Lucie Dutil, vice-présidente, Régimes de retraite et avantages sociaux, Finances de Bell Canada
Animé par: David Charbonneau, Premier Vice-président Épargne-retraite collective de Desjardins Assurances
12 PM - 1 PMNetworking Lunch
1 PM - 2 PMConcurrent Sessions 
Session 9
Promises And Pitfalls Of Precision Medicine – Making Sense Of The Science And Economic Evidence
Dr. Ruslan Dorfman, Molecular geneticist & co-founder and CEO, GeneYouIn
Session 10
Decumulation: Time To Take Action
Jean-Daniel Côté, Partner, Mercer
Lucie Dutil, Vice-president, Pension & Benefits, Finances of Bell Canada
Moderated by: David Charbonneau, Senior Vice-President, Group Retirement Savings, Desjardins Insurance
Session 11
Demography is Destiny? Global Demographic Trends, Macro Concerns and Asset Valuations 
Erik S. Weisman, Ph.D., Investment Officer and Portfolio manager, Fixed Income, MFS Investment Management
Session 12

Diversifier : l’unique moyen de récolter la prime de risque?
Stéphane Detobel, Directeur général, TOBAM,  Amérique du nord 

2 PM - 2:30 PMBreak and Expo
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 13
Retiree Exchanges Are Coming To Canada, What Will Be The Impact?
Brian Lindenberg, Senior Partner, Mercer
Session 14

How to Prudently Make, Execute and Monitor Employee Benefit Plan Investments—An Antidote for Costly Mistakes and Expensive Lawsuits
Rory Judd Albert, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, US
Anthony S. Cacace, Associate, Proskauer Rose LLP, US

Session 15
De-Risking Strategy
Michael T. Boychuk, FCPA, FCA, President, Bimcor Inc.
Session 16Stephane Detobel, Directeur général, TOBAM, É.-U. 
5 PM - 10 PMCocktail Reception and Broadway 

    Wednesday May 27, 2015

7:30 AM - 2 PMRegistration
7:30 AM - 2 PMExhibition
7:30 AM - 8 AMBreakfast
8 AM - 9:15 AMBig Data: From Hype to Real Value
Matthew Kuckuk, Practice Leader, Business Intelligence, Big Data and Analytics, CGI
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Plenary 1When A Patient Becomes A Consumer  
Matt Miles, Vice President, Product & Marketing, Group Benefits & Retirement Solutions, Manulife Financial
Plenary 2Who’s Risk Is It Anyway?
British and Canadian perspectives on how pension risk should be allocated
Henry Tapper, Director First Actuarial, Pension PlayPen, Friends of Auto-Enrolment, UK
Simon Nelson, Consulting Actuary, Eckler Ltd. 
Moderated by Jordan Fremont, Vice-Chair & Secretary, CPBI Board of Directors 
10:30 AM - 11 AMBreak and Expo
11 AM - 12 PM
Plenary 3Worldwide Wellness: Global Perspectives That You Can Take Home 
Mike Kennedy, National Leader, Health strategies & Solutions, Aon Hewitt 
Plenary 4

Europe's Pension Reality 
Elsa Fornero, Professor of Economic, Univerity of Turin, Former Minister of Labour and Welfare of Italy

12 PM - 1 PMHon. Mitzie Hunter, MPP
Associate Minister of Finance, Ontario Retirement Pension Plan 
1 PM - 2 PM Lunch
2 PM - 3 PM
Session 17
How Employers Got On the Hook for Employee Mental Health, and How to Make the Best of It
Sean Slater, EVP Sales and Marketing, Homewood Health
Session 18
The Rise in the Responsible Investor 
Amanda Young, Head of Responsible Investment, Standard Life Investments, UK
Thank you to the FORUM 2015 sponsors