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Nov
15
Stop the Insanity: Take a Proactive Approach to Managing Employee HealthNovember 15, 2012 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, 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
15
The sanofi-aventis Healthcare Survey - 2012 ResultsNovember 15, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:30 AMHotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In PersonThe annual sanofi-aventis healthcare survey is a recognized Canadian instrument that provides valuable information to plan sponsors and employers.
Event: ‘Event Full’
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
8
Highway to the Future: The Power of Technology - Nov 8November 8, 2012 8:00 AM to 11:30 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club Valleyview Room, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonIn 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
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
30
Legal UpdateOctober 30, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMFour Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In Person*Student pricing is available to CPBI members who have student status.
Oct
25
Forging New Pathways - Emerging Trends in Benefits - Oct 25October 25, 2012 7:30 AM to 11:30 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonThis 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
25
Pension Case Law and Regulatory UpdateOctober 25, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:30 AMHotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In PersonPension case law and regulatory update - what's new and why it matters.
Event: ‘Event Full’
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
2012 CPBI Ontario Regional ConferenceOctober 17 - 19, 2012 6:00 PM to 12:00 PMSheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario Format: In Person.
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.
Oct
17
Biologics, Biosimilars and ReimbursementOctober 17, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonBiologics 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 ManagementOctober 11, 2012 8:00 AM to 11:30 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonThis 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 Basics SeriesOctober 4 - 22, 2012 8:00 AM to 11:30 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonBenefits 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
Oct
4
Benefits Begin Here - An Introduction to the World of Group BenefitsOctober 4, 2012 8:00 AM to 11:30 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonThis 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
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