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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 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
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
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
Apr
18
Diagnosing Your Health & Wellness Strategy - Using a Targeted Approach to Employee Health April 18, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Diagnosing Your Health & Wellness Strategy - Using a Targeted Approach to Employee Health. An overview of industry trends and wellness strategies that create a targeted approach specific to your workplace will be provided. This includes leveraging tools, resources and services that may be available to support employees in identifying their own risk factors; provide individualized feedback and links employees with at least one intervention to promote health, sustain function and prevent disease. We will hear how organizations are using a targeted approach to sustain their employees' health and well being. Host: Bruce Mills, Manulife Financial. Presenter: Chris MacDonald, Manulife Financial. Prices below do not include GST.
Event: 17 of 80 Registered
Mar
14
Everyone Into the Pool? Dipping a Toe in the New Pooled Retirement Pension Plans March 14, 2012 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Host Thomas O'Reilly, Field LLP. Presenters: Paul E Owens, Alberta Finance; Ellen Nygaard, Alberta Finance, Jeff Aarssen, Great West Life. Note: This is a two hour session. Prices below do not include GST
Event: 19 of 80 Registered
Feb
15
The Pharmacy Landscape: Drug Reform and More February 15, 2012 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Join us for this half day session on drug reform costs. Presenter: Wendy Poirier, Towers Watson Canada Inc; Host: Giselle Evans, Finning Canada. CEU credits through the AIC will be requested. Prices below do not include GST.
Event: 14 of 80 Registered
Jan
18
Current Trends in Pensions January 18, 2012 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Join us to learn about current trends in pensions. Host Robert Thiessen, Aon Hewitt. Presenter: TBA. Prices below do not include GST.
Event: 17 of 80 Registered
Dec
14
Investment Forecast 2012 December 14, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person What does all of this economic turmoil mean for Canada and for Alberta? How will commodity prices fare? And what's in store for the future? Join us for this popular session. Host/Presenter TBA. Prices below do not include GST.
Event: 37 of 80 Registered
Nov
24
Mental Health in the Workplace November 24, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Mental Health in the Workplace is discussed. Host: Donna McPherson, Great West Life. Presenter: TBA. Prices below do not include GST
Event: 30 of 80 Registered
Oct
12
Communication Priorities When the Market is Tough October 12, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person What you do and do not need in your communications strategy. Host: Sharon Vogrinetz, Alberta Teachers' Association. Presenters: M Biamonte, Ennbridge Pipelines; P Corner, ATRF. Note: prices below do not include GST
Event: 31 of 80 Registered
Sep
14
Sanofi-Aventis - Benefits Survey September 14, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Join us as Art Babcock, Aon Hewitt, discusses the results of the Sanofi-Aventis Benefits Survey. Host: Chris Archibald, City of Edmonton. Prices below do not include GST.
Event: 31 of 80 Registered
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