CPBI Professional Development Day 2018

CPBI Professional Development Day 2018

October 24, 2018 8:00 AM to 4:00 PMFairmont Palliser, Calgary, Alberta
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits, Investments, Networking Format: In Person

Cancellation Policy




The employee benefits industry is in a time of dynamic evolution. This full day event will feature several seminars that will provide you with unique insights and critical information to position you and your company to be on the forefront of this transformation.   


We invite those of you who want to be ahead of the curve to join us on October 24, 2018 for an information packed day.  Our sessions will include:


The Future of Healthcare in the Workplace

Presented by Kelly Blackshaw, Wello and Jeremy Wilcox, RPM Software

This session will examine the technological advances in healthcare and will include firsthand experience of a plan sponsor who has adopted virtual healthcare as part of their benefits portfolio.


Selling the Sizzle!

Presented by Brent Perdue, Encana Corporation

Learn about Encana’s innovative approach to employee communication and the tangible results it generated.


Perspectives on National Pharmacare

Presented by Jean-Michel Lavoie, Sun Life Financial, and Carrie McElroy, Sanofi Canada

Jean-Michel Lavoie and Carrie McElroy will discuss their industry’s perspectives on the national pharmacare program in Canada, followed by a moderated question & answer session.

Sleep and your Workforce - Beyond Health and Wellness

Presented by Dr. Katherine Rasmussen, Centre for Sleep & Human Performance

This session will explore the impact of sleep on health, productivity and on-the-job safety and how employers can educate their workforce on this important topic.


Big Data, Better Strategies

Presented by Paula Allen, Morneau Shepell

It's not the amount of data that's important, it's what you do with it that matters; strategies for utilizing data to analyze and improve your benefits programs.

Demystifying Pharmacogenetics: What Drives Value in Personalized Medication Management

Presented by Veronica Litinski, GeneYouIn.

Through case studies and real world implementation experiences, Veronika Litinski will illustrate how data, communication and digital infrastructures combine to optimize the impact of Pharmacogenetics on human health, and the health of your Plan. 



This full-day event provides exceptional value. Your registration includes a hot buffet breakfast and lunch, as well as a cocktail networking event immediately following the educational sessions.

Who should attend:

  *   Mid-level to senior employee benefit professionals

  *   Employee benefit consultants, brokers and providers

  *   Total rewards and HR professionals with responsibility for employee benefits

Wednesday, October 24, 2018          

7:30 am to 8:00 am - Registration and Buffet Breakfast  
8:00 am to 4:00 pm – Presentations and Buffet Lunch  
4:00pm - Networking Event

Fairmont Palliser Hotel                
133 9th Avenue SW       
Turner Valley Room

Registration Fee:    
CPBI Members: $299 + GST  
Non Members: $450 + GST
Table of 8: $2,850 + GST

GST #106865330 RT0007

Krista Frayn               
Phone: (587) 435-2724                
[email protected]             

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