The Total Rewards'24 Program is now live!

This year's program is the most customizable yet, including eight inventive session formats ranging from 75 minute workshops to bite-sized 25 minute talks covering eight key topic areas. No matter what your learning style or area of specialization is, you’ll find sessions that deliver real impact, right now.

Search Made Easy: Use the filters to search by Day, Key Topic Area, Session Type and or Attendee Level. 

12:00PM
Registration, 1st Floor
12:00pm-5:00pm
8:00AM
Registration, 1st Floor
8:00am-6:00pm
12:00PM
Blair Jones CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP - Managing Director, Semler Brossy
Phillip Pennel - Principal, Semler Brossy
Room 260-262, 2nd Floor
Executive Compensation
Pre-Conference
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

Whether you’re considering a career shift towards executive compensation or currently managing related responsibilities, this quick and informative program is tailored to provide you with a foundational understanding of the essential elements, frameworks, and complexities of executive compensation. 

Don't miss your chance to acquire vital knowledge for navigating the realm of executive compensation confidently. Enroll now and build essential skills to thrive in today's business landscape. 

Key Takeaways: 

  • Grasp the significance of executive compensation for organizations, shareholders, and stakeholders, and its media and governance implications. 
  • Identify the components of executive compensation, including incentive design considerations, tailored for different organization types and their unique challenges. 
  • Understand external reporting considerations, including proxy anatomy and the impact of company strategy on compensation decisions. 
  • Explore how HR professionals can leverage executive compensation expertise and the opportunities a focus on this area can offer in their careers. 

Additional fee and registration required.

12:00pm-4:00pm
Room 235, 2nd Floor
12:00pm-4:00pm
Room 209, 2nd Floor
12:00pm-4:00pm
Room 210, 2nd Floor
12:00pm-4:00pm
Registration, 1st Floor

Meet with a Conference Coach outside the Connection Zone to get personalized guidance to enhance your Total Rewards'24 journey based on your unique goals and preferences. Let our coaches empower you to navigate with confidence and make the most of your Total Rewards'24 experience.

12:00pm-5:00pm
12:30PM
Meet at entrance to DECC
Networking

The Cincinnati Zoo is one of the oldest and best zoos in the nation. At its core lies an abundance of biodiversity, featuring over 400 species of animals and 3,000 plant species. It is also a world-renowned leader in the areas of endangered species reproduction, groundbreaking education collaboratives, and green practices.​

Additional fee and registration required.

12:30pm-3:00pm
1:00PM
Meet at entrance to DECC
Networking

Murder and blackmail are on the menu when six mysterious guests assemble at Boddy Manor for a night they’ll never forget! Was it Mrs. Peacock in the study with the knife? Or was it Colonel Mustard in the library with the wrench? Based on the cult 1985 Paramount movie and inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, CLUE is the ultimate whodunit that will leave you dying of laughter and keep you guessing until the final twist! *Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Additional fee and registration required.

1:00pm-2:30pm
Meet at entrance to DECC
Networking

Explore the historic Linck brewery tunnels that lie beneath the city's streets. Then, visit the location where Johnny Cash once filmed a movie, followed by a stop at one of Cincinnati's most important inclines. Next, get a rare glimpse inside the last remaining structures of the original Christian Moerlein Brewery complex, which has been closed to the public for decades. For guests 21+ we will end the tour with a beer at Northern Row Taproom​​.

Additional fee and registration required.

1:00pm-3:00pm
David Cichelli CSCP - Revenue Growth Advisor, The Alexander Group, Inc.
Room 263-264, 2nd Floor
Sales Compensation, Total Rewards
Pre-Conference
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

Get ready to step up to the plate when sales management turns to you for help with their sales compensation program! Whether you're new to sales compensation or a seasoned pro, it's time to revisit the fundamentals. In this 3-hour pre-conference session, dive into basic terms, plan concepts, and frameworks with sales compensation guru David Cichelli. Bring your questions and knotty issues for an engaging discussion. 

Key Takeaways: 

  • Master essential sales compensation terms for effective communication and strategy. 
  • Explore foundational plan concepts to optimize sales performance. 
  • Learn practical strategies for addressing complex sales compensation challenges. 

Additional fee and registration required.

1:00pm-4:00pm
1:30PM
Meet at entrance to DECC
Networking

Experience an in-depth history & culture tour of Cincinnati's oldest urban market from 1855. Enjoy foods from 9 different vendors from a NY style bagel and schmear to a fresh smoothie to a German Butcher shop to empanadas, Belgian waffles, gelato and more! ​

Additional fee and registration required.

1:30pm-3:30pm
4:30PM
Roundtable Area, 2nd Floor
Networking

Are you a Total Rewards conference rookie? Join us for an onboarding session on Sunday afternoon before the Welcome Tailgate to get to know some fellow participants and put some words of wisdom from our experienced Conference Coaches to use. We’ll end the session by walking over to the Welcome Tailgate together.

4:30pm-5:00pm
5:00PM
Fountain Square, Offsite
Networking

Kick off the conference on Sunday by tailgating with your fellow TR professionals on the iconic Fountain Square in the center of downtown Cincinnati. Get into the tailgate spirit by wearing your favorite team's gear and showing your hometown or alumni pride.

Powered by Fifth Third Bank and BetterComp

Menu

Food:

  • Big Dogs Pizza Truck
    • The Meat: Pepperoni, Sausage, Ham, Bacon
    • Veggie: Onions, Tomatoes, Green Peppers, Black Olives, Mushrooms
    • Buffalo Chicken Ranch: Chicken, Feta Cheese, Ranch, Hot Sauce
    • Cheese
    • Pepperoni
  • Taco Oso Taco Truck
    • Barbacoa: Braised, chopped brisket, onion & cilantro, cotija cheese
    • Chicken Pibil: Marinated, shredded chicken, onion & cilantro, cotija cheese
    • Leo: House made Mexican hummus, spice rubbed plantains, grilled onions and corn, cilantro and cotija cheese
  • Sweets & Meats BBQ Truck
    • Pulled Pork (Gluten Free)
    • Pulled Chicken Gluten Free)
    • Pulled Jackfruit (vegetarian)
    • Coleslaw
    • Mac & Cheese (vegetarian)
    • Loaded Potato Salad (vegetarian)
    • Baked Beans

Beverages:

  • Local Beer and Wine (Attendees receive 2 drink tickets.)
5:00pm-7:00pm
7:00AM
Registration, 1st Floor

Meet with a Conference Coach outside the Connection Zone to get personalized guidance to enhance your Total Rewards'24 journey based on your unique goals and preferences. Let our coaches empower you to navigate with confidence and make the most of your Total Rewards'24 experience.

7:00am-8:30am
Registration, 1st Floor
7:00am-6:00pm
7:30AM
Main Stage, Hall B, 1st Floor
Meals & Snacks

Powered by Trusaic

Menu

Food

  • Greek Yogurt Parfait with Berries, Granola and Honey
  • Country Fresh Scrambled eggs
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Goetta (A Cincinnati specialty!)
  • Potatoes O’Brien
  • Oatmeal, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon, Raisins and Mild
  • Sliced Fresh Fruit and Berries
  • Muffins and Danish (Including Gluten Free and Vegan Patries)
  • Fruits Preserves & Sweet Butter

Beverages

  • Fresh Orange Juice
  • Local Coffee (Regular & Decaffeinated)
  • Specialty Hot Teas
7:30am-8:30am
Room 210, 2nd Floor
7:30am-4:00pm
Room 209, 2nd Floor
7:30am-4:00pm
Room 235, 2nd Floor
7:30am-4:00pm
Room 212, 2nd Floor

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7:30am-5:00pm
8:30AM
Scott Cawood CCP, GRP, CSCP, CBP - CEO, WorldatWork
Megan Rapinoe - Two-time World Cup Champion and co-captain of the Women's National Soccer Team & Chief Equity Officer, Trusaic
Jeff Kreisler - Expert on Behavioral Economics, Head of Behavioral Science at JP Morgan, Best-Selling Author, & Former Stand-up Comedian, JP Morgan
Main Stage, Hall B, 1st Floor
Total Rewards
Main Stage

Employee engagement has never been more important—or less understood. The workforce has changed profoundly over the past few years, but the fact remains: Despite investing a lot of money and conducting a lot of surveys, few organizations have made real progress in activating engagement. Disengaged employees still cost the U.S. a whopping $550 billion each year.

In the first part of our energizing opening session, behavioral economics expert Jeff Kreisler explores the promising potential of behavioral science—which draws from psychology, sociology, and economics to shed light on human behavior—to drive employee engagement. Could this fascinating field hold the key to unlocking a long-elusive metric? 

Then, WorldatWork CEO Scott Cawood kicks off an electrifying conversation with soccer legend and pay-equity champion Megan Rapinoe! They’ll discuss leading through transformational times, including how to build resilient teams, drive real results, and strive for equity. Get the ball rolling on Total Rewards’24 with this unforgettable opening session! 

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8:30am-10:00am
10:00AM
Hall A, 1st Floor
Networking
10:00am-10:30am
Hall A, 1st Floor
Meals & Snacks
10:00am-12:00pm
Registration, 1st Floor

Meet with a Conference Coach outside the Connection Zone to get personalized guidance to enhance your Total Rewards'24 journey based on your unique goals and preferences. Let our coaches empower you to navigate with confidence and make the most of your Total Rewards'24 experience.

10:00am-12:30pm
Braindate Lounge, 1st Floor
Networking
10:00am-5:00pm
Headshot Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 207

Powered by Aon

10:00am-5:30pm
Hall A, 1st Floor
Networking
10:00am-5:30pm
10:30AM
Joe Krsul CCP - Partner- Sales Force Effectiveness Practice Leader, Aon
Sam Wilke - Director, Aon
Knowledge Corner, Connection Zone, Booth 700
Sales Compensation
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Explore how best to invest your sales compensation dollars to grow revenue, increase productivity, reward results, and retain talent. Joe Krsul and Sam Wilke of Aon will review the financial impacts of top and middle performers and show how incremental gains in their performance can drive significant growth in sales.

Takeaways

  • Explain the importance of aligning incentive programs with performance management systems.
  • Understand and harness the impacts of top and middle performers to drive sales growth.
  • Know how to link sales compensation and performance management to growth and overall return, including decision criteria for making sales compensation investments.
10:30am-10:55am
Elli Pippin - Compensation Analyst, Tailored Brands
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Career Growth and Development
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Are you ready to establish a career architecture for your organization but are facing a blank slate? Or do you want to toss out the current design and start again? During this session Elli Pippin, Americas Compensation Leader at IMI, will describe her journey — the path and pitfalls — as she developed a new career architecture. You’ll also discover the organization-wide benefits and efficiencies that can be driven with this type of compensation planning.

Takeaways

  • Gain organization-wide support for career architecture, find new efficiencies in compensation, establish a baseline for pay equity, and create a foundation for career mobility.
  • Be able to describe to stakeholders the key benefits of career architecture and the process steps to launching such a project.
  • Anticipate common pitfalls and barriers to launching an effective architecture.
10:30am-10:55am
Guy Brenner - Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP
Thomas Carnahan - Manager of Compensation Services, Berkshire Associates Inc
Fredrick Holt - Partner, Resolution Economics, LLC
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Workplace Equity
Fast Skills
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Pay equity is coming under increased scrutiny and oversight at both the state and federal levels. The challenge for HR and compensation professionals is to stay ahead of emerging compliance risks and expectations. Our panelists will provide a crash course on key regulatory changes you’ll need to be aware of and will equip you with the knowledge to protect your organization from potential risks.

Takeaways

  • Be fully aware of current regulations governing pay equity at both the state and federal levels.
  • Identify which of these regulations apply to your organization and be ready to prepare an appropriate organizational response to them if and when needed.
10:30am-10:55am
Rebecca Gorman - Senior Compensation Consultant, Salary.com
John Sumser - VP of Marketing, Salary.com
Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor
Compensation
Debate
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

In this session, legendary HR Tech analyst John Sumser and Salary.com Principal Compensation Consultant Rebecca Gorman will aggressively debate the implications of AI for the future of the compensation function in organizations. Together they will explore how AI is already seriously disrupting the work of compensation teams by automating data, analysis, job architecture and communications. Yet the aspirations of Tech visionaries may be missing critical factors, especially those relating to people – both those who staff the compensation function and the broader employee population. Sumser and Gorman will seek to disentangle hype from reality in a debate that promises to be provocative and action-packed.  Using Salary.com’s recently published “Attributes of a World-Class Compensation Function” as a framework, the duo will present a point-counterpoint discussion about the realities of AI in compensation. You won’t want to miss this lively, entertaining, and informative debate.

Sponsored by Salary.com

10:30am-11:15am
Steve Brink CCP - President, uFlexReward
Tanya Chan - Director, Compensation, Samsung Semiconductor US
Grand Ballroom B, 3rd Floor
Total Rewards
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

In a hotly competitive skills marketplace, Samsung Semiconductors (SSI) deployed a creative Total Rewards communications strategy that improved overall employee engagement. Tanya Chan, Director of Compensation for SSI, and Steve Brink, President of uFlexReward, will demonstrate how they gathered disparate data into one place to create an efficient and cost-effective online Total Reward communications platform — including a long-term incentive program.

Takeaways

  • Leverage examples of creative, effective rewards communications to improve your organization’s own online rewards communications.
  • Attract, retain, and motivate employees and candidates in a hot skills marketplace.
  • Engage employees with state-of the-art rewards communications.
10:30am-11:15am
Marybeth Gray - Senior Vice President, Health & Welfare Benefits Consulting, Trion, a Marsh McLennan Agency
Room 263-264, 2nd Floor
Benefits
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

The results of the latest Mercer Survey of Employee Benefits have arrived. If you think you know what employees really want, think again! The search for a common thread in the tangle of employees’ expectations is underway, and Marybeth Gray has a jumpstart on the process. Join us to learn how to satisfy the increasing demand for personalization while continuing to battle your budget.

Takeaways

  • Deconstruct the signal from the noise via case studies and survey data fresh from the Mercer Survey.
  • Customize total rewards packages that appeal to all five generations while balancing cost against effectiveness and demand.
  • Use survey data to help prioritize what to take on, in what order, and to what outcome.
     

Sponsored by Trion-Marsh McLennan Agency

10:30am-11:15am
Jeff Swerdlow - Managing Director, Alvarez
Roundtable Area, 2nd Floor
Evolving Work and the Workforce
Roundtable Discussion
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

With more companies allowing employees to work remotely from any location, companies are facing more complexity with varying state withholding and reporting requirements, especially for equity awards. Jeff Swerdlow, Managing Director for Alvarez & Marsal, will discuss the interplay of various state rules on allocating income from equity awards, how to manage processes when systems don't allow for tax in multiple states, and developing internal policies and procedures to track employee mobility.

Takeaways

  • Understand key areas that should be incorporated into decision-making processes on whether and to what extent to allow employee mobility.
  • Understand types of necessary tracking and withholding for employee compensation and determine if you have set it up properly.
  • Learn how to develop company policies to help manage employee movement while minimizing risk.

Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

10:30am-11:15am
Mykkah Herner CCP - Senior Talent Intelligence Principal, McKinstry
Justin Sun - Senior Compensation Manager, Expedia Group
ruth thomas - Chief Product Evangelist, Payscale, Inc.
Sonia Uddin - Compensation Analyst Sr, Western Digital Corporation
Grand Ballroom A, 3rd Floor
Compensation
Panel
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Compensation has undergone a seismic shift, transforming from a back-office analytical role into a strategic force in talent management. Our panel of compensation practitioners from Expedia, Western Digital, McKinstry and Payscale will explore the path of professional growth needed to become leaders in the Total Rewards and compensation fields. Through valuable and candid lessons, this session will provide insights to navigate change within your organization, adapt to evolving compensation expectations, and advance your career.

Takeaways

  • Understand the pivotal role of compensation as a strategic talent driver in the contemporary workforce.
  • Explore real-world experiences of compensation and rewards leaders, learning from their journeys in adapting to change.
  • Gain practical knowledge and timely examples of how to respond to changing expectations and approach challenging situations.
10:30am-11:30am
Steve Kapper - Associate Client Partner, Korn Ferry
Josh Reinhard - Vice President of Sales and Marketing, PTO Exchange
Davida Rivens - Managing Director of Growth and Development, E4E Relief
Maureen Sutton - Principal, Korn Ferry
Junior Ballroom D, 3rd Floor
Well-Being
Panel
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

As humans, we all want to be well. It’s in the organization’s best interest as well. In an uncertain economy and with evolving employee needs and expectations, organizations are rethinking the value of their employee benefit programs. Learn how a holistic, individual well-being strategy can optimize organizational performance. This panel of experts from Korn Ferry, PTO Exchange and E4E Relief brings unique perspectives so organizations can meet the distinct needs of their populations to drive workforce strategy.

10:30am-11:30am
Michelle Carpenter - Partner, Latham
Zach Georgeson - Managing Director, WTW
Michael Horne - Head of Global Rewards, Dow Chemical
Room 260-262, 2nd Floor
Executive Compensation
Panel
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Some compensation committee meetings need extra care and preparation. Maybe a pay philosophy is being overhauled, or a major shareholder is pressing for changes after a poor performance year. In this session, our seasoned panel will share data, war stories, and advice to ensure your materials, analysis, pre-calls, “seed planting,” and processes are all air-tight for managing a productive committee meeting. 

Takeaways

  • Collect best practices from leaders with more than 60 years of collective experience to take back to your organizations.
  • Learn how to meet the high expectations of compensation committees by mastering the basics (e.g., Board materials, clarity of analysis, and developing consensus behind the scenes)
  • Access a concise list of dos and don’ts for preparing for major compensation committee meetings. 
10:30am-11:30am
Beth De Lima - HR / Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant and Expert Witness, Leave Management Solutions and HRM Consulting
Room 236, 2nd Floor
Benefits
Workshop
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Optional Pre-Work: Please complete this optional pre-work by Sunday May 19 at 5PM. https://forms.office.com/r/VvmFgnz4mx

A simple Chat GPT tool can put you on the road to more effectively managing medical leaves and accommodations in the workplace. This session will demonstrate how this easy-to-use AI resource offers a comprehensive view of the employee life cycle, seamlessly integrating policies, performance management, and managing transitions from FMLA to ADA. Gain specific guidance on concurrent medical leave management, empowering you to navigate the intricate landscape of compliance effortlessly.

Takeaways

  • Acquire the knowledge to navigate concurrent medical leaves effectively when multiple leaves overlap.
  • Enhance your understanding of complex medical leaves and receive valuable insights into best practices for compliance management.
  • Learn the benefits and the boundaries of ChatGPT with HR leave and accommodation management strategies

Bring your laptop to the workshop for an interactive and hands-on experience. Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

10:30am-11:45am
11:00AM
Andrew Morales - Sr. Director, GTM Strategy and Operations, CaptivateIQ
Knowledge Corner, Connection Zone, Booth 700
Sales Compensation
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Harnessing the transformative potential of AI can amplify sales motivation and maximize revenue performance, unlocking unparalleled business growth. Andrew Morales, Senior Director, GTM Strategy and Operations for CaptivateIQ, will share three new opportunities afforded by AI that are helping compensation leaders and go-to-market teams save time, improve performance, and boost their incentive compensation ROI.

Takeaways

  • Understand how to use AI in incentive compensation management to speed up workflows, motivate sales teams, and surface robust insights to better inform decision making.
  • Clearly understand AI use cases and benefits in the world of incentive compensation management.
11:00am-11:25am
Patrick McNiel - Principal Consultant, Affirmity
Gwynne Zodrow - Technical Director, Management Systems International (MSI)
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Workplace Equity
Fast Skills
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

“Organizational climates” describe the themes and tones of beliefs, thoughts, and emotions across groups of employees. Such climates can be measured and used to guide and facilitate better individual and organizational outcomes in many areas of importance — in particular, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). In this session you will learn what climate is, how it works to influence people in organizations, how it's measured and changed, and how it relates to DE&I outcomes.

Takeaways

  • Understand organizational climates, with a focus on DE&I, and their effects on organizational outcomes.
  • Recognize the primary drivers of DE&I perceptions and start a measurement program to assess aspects of DE&I climate.
  • Modify your DE&I climate by understanding how targeted and consistent signals can change perceptions, expectations, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.
11:00am-11:25am
Eric Weinberg CCP GRP - VP, Compensation, Prudential Financial Inc.
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Compensation
TR Talks
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

As compensation leaders, we spend a lot of time and energy explaining to our executives, managers, and employees — with varying levels of success — that compensation is driven by cost of labor, not cost of living. Eric Weinberg, VP for Compensation at Prudential, proposes a better way to assess and demonstrate to stakeholders how your organization's investment in people might actually be matching or beating inflation.

Takeaways

  • Run analyses that show— despite discrepancies in comparing merit budgets with inflation statistics — the organization is actually doing far more than it may appear.
  • Deliver a clear message demonstrating how employee investments outpace inflation.
  • Give better answers to questions or challenges suggesting the merit budget is not adequate amid current inflation.
11:00am-11:25am
11:15AM
Hywel Jones - Vice President, Global Total Rewards, TD SYNNEX Corporation
Lynn Moffett CCP, CBP, GRP - Vice President of Human Resources, BMC Software Inc.
Warren Mueller CCP, CBP, GRP, CSCP - Senior Director of Global Compensation, FTI Consulting
Nancy Romanyshyn CCP - Senior Director, Total Rewards Strategy and Solutions, Syndio
Room 230-233, 2nd Floor
Workplace Equity
Panel
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

What makes a workplace equity Dream Team? Nancy Romanyshyn from Syndio will share research on leading practices in Total Rewards and talent management to advance workplace equity. You’ll also hear from Dream Team leaders, Lynn Moffett at BMC Software, Hywel Jones at TD Synnex, and Warren Mueller at FTI Consulting on their global plans for addressing workplace equity and how they are driving change across HR, legal and the business.

Takeaways

  • Learn how to build cultures of trust through solutions like pay equity, Fair Pay Workplace Certification, transparent pay decision processes, career progression, global reporting, and employee listening.
  • Examine three different approaches by global companies and understand the challenges and solutions available for addressing them.
  • Gain access to resources to help you build and execute on the strategies for your own company.
11:15am-12:15pm
Heather Kennedy - Leadership Coach, Sparq
Rachel Martin - Classification and Compensation Bureau Director, State of Wisconsin
Room 237-238, 2nd Floor
Career Growth and Development
Workshop
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Transition seamlessly from a compensation expert to a versatile team leader with the ability to navigate between technical expertise and broader leadership responsibilities. This session will help you hone your interpersonal skills and business acumen, enabling you to become a more effective business partner and leader. Explore the art of leading in every direction across the organization in this interactive session.

Takeaways

  • Develop the skill to assess problems and situations with a leadership mindset, shifting from subject matter expert (SME) to a strategic leader and use your new executive presence to influence up and across the organization.
  • Empower your team with the freedom and responsibility to solve problems and make decisions, knowing you have their back.
  • Utilize business partnering skills to inform, educate, and influence clients, enhancing your role as a strategic leader in the organization.

Bring your laptop to the workshop for an interactive and hands-on experience. Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

11:15am-12:30pm
11:30AM
Asha George - CEO and Co-Founder, SmartLight Analytics
Holly Moyer CCP - Assistant Human Resources Director, City of Fort Worth
Room 263-264, 2nd Floor
Benefits
Presentation
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Employers lose billions each year to unidentified waste in the form of low-value healthcare, abusive or improper billing, and claims errors. Preventing wasteful healthcare spending is an easy, high-return win for benefits leaders. Employers need access to employee claims data and an independent partner without financial ties to carriers or PBMs. Hear how the City of Fort Worth returned more than 7.6 million to its plan with methods available to all employers.

Takeaways

  • Learn to use data to reduce spending on items like low- and no-value care, pharmacy overpayments and schemes with disrupting benefits.
  • Know how to critically review your healthcare spending plan and third-party administrator contracts to find areas to reduce spending.
  • Use data analytics to uncover waste in the form of overpayments, duplications, low-value care, and fraud and realize savings without having to change employee behavior or reduce benefits.
11:30am-12:15pm
Tiffany Jones CCP - Global Head of Rewards, Recognition, and Performance, Accenture LLP
WIlliam McDowell - Global Head of Rewards Systems, Accenture LLP
Grand Ballroom B, 3rd Floor
Total Rewards
Presentation
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Generative AI (GenAI) may be the buzzword of the year, but when and how can it be used effectively for rewards and performance? Get a crash course from AI/HR experts at Accenture on navigating the different types of AI and see what you can do now, what's next, and what to avoid. You'll even have an opportunity to try some of the tools live!

Takeaways

  • Speak confidently about the different types of AI and their applications and uses.
  • Know how to ensure “Responsible AI” is considered as your team proceeds on its AI journey.
  • Consider immediate use cases for different types of AI in your Total Rewards plan you can implement fast — and how to get started.
11:30am-12:15pm
11:45AM
Justin Hampton CCP - Founder, CompTool
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Workplace Equity
Fast Skills
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

With the proliferation of pay transparency, much is changing for the compensation practitioner. Justin Hampton, Founder and CEO of CompTool, will discuss the many ways the field is changing and will continue to change. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical case studies, this session will showcase the new realities of pay transparency and provide strategies for implementing greater transparency within your organization.

Takeaways

  • Gain skills to build a clear, actionable roadmap for navigating the inevitable growth of pay transparency in your organization.
  • Develop a strategy to roll out greater transparency within your organization, including the likely inevitable future need to post salary ranges.
  • Craft a plan for managing the employee experience as your employees become more keenly aware of internal rates of pay as well as pay opportunities outside the organization.
11:45am-12:10pm
Rebecca Warnken - Senior Vice President, Health Solutions, Aon
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Benefits
TR Talks
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

Research shows that a strong sense of belonging positively correlates with engagement, commitment, productivity. Benefits is an area where we see vastly different experiences in how employees perceive employer support based on their individual characteristics and circumstances and plays a crucial role in driving a positive sense of belonging for individuals and company culture overall. How can employers advance DEIB priorities with benefits?

Sponsored by Aon

11:45am-12:10pm
Kevin MacDuff - Product Management Director II, Visier
Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor
Compensation
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

We all know that there is an art and a science to compensation management, but where do we draw the line? We know data can help us to price jobs, but why do we abandon science when it comes to decisions about individuals? Join us for a session that will spark your imagination and show you how recent advancements in science and technology are revolutionizing compensation management and allocation. We'll explore how to break down barriers and unlock a whole new world of possibilities for attracting, retaining, and rewarding your top talent.

What’s changed?

This session goes beyond theory and invites you to participate in a new scientific endeavor to improve the research and practice of compensation - discover practical ways science, technology (and software!) can streamline your processes, empower data-driven decisions, and create a more competitive compensation strategy.

Leave with actionable insights and inspiration for all compensation stakeholders to take your strategy, process, and manager effectiveness to the next level.

Sponsored by Visier

11:45am-12:30pm
Chad Atwell CCP, GRP - Director, Client Solutions, Red Cat Systems
Mia White - Sr Compensation Program Manager, Instacart
Andrea Ayala - People Operations, Instacart
Grand Ballroom A, 3rd Floor
Compensation
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Innovative approaches to compensation planning require more than a simple merit matrix. But adding too many metrics and formulas can easily overwhelm managers and confuse employees. In this session, you'll hear about Instacart's journey to educate and engage managers and maintain a clear focus on rewarding results. RedCAT Systems’ Chad Atwell and Instacart’s Mia White and Andrea Ayala will give their first-hand perspectives on rewarding employees for their contributions, simplifying manager decision-making, and promoting transparent pay practices.

Takeaways

  • Understand how organizations can utilize modernized tools and communication strategies to train and engage managers in the compensation planning process, accommodating more sophisticated and complex metrics without overwhelming managers and confusing employees.
  • Reinforce a pay-for-performance philosophy with meaningful metrics that connect to pay recommendations.
  • Learn how compensation practitioners work with vendors and their internal teams to put these strategies into practice.
11:45am-12:30pm
Marjorie Williamson CCP, GRP, CCCP - SVP, Global Total Rewards, RTI International
Junior Ballroom D, 3rd Floor
Evolving Work and the Workforce
Presentation
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

RTI International is a nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. It recently announced an ambitious goal: to positively impact 1 billion people across the globe by 2030. With this strategic imperative came an opportunity to develop a compelling People Strategy that will ensure staff fully understand how they contribute to this ambitious undertaking. During this session you'll learn about the organization’s rigorous cross-functional process of creating a People Strategy that empowers people and enhances culture.

Takeaways

  • Think and act more strategically as HR and Total Rewards leaders and professionals.
  • Know how to create a comprehensive People Strategy— not just an HR strategy — that enables an organization to fulfill a big ambition.
  • Learn about the process to begin the development of a Culture and Organizational Health Dashboard for your organization.
11:45am-12:30pm
Jannice Koors - Senior Managing Director, Pearl Meyer
Shane Meredith CECP - Vice President Total Rewards, CDW
Renee Rudolph CECP - Sr. Director Exec and Broad-Based Compensation, General Mills
Doug Friske CECP - Managing Director, Executive Compensation, WTW
Athar Siddiqee CCP, GRP - Vice President of Total Rewards, Micron Technology Inc
Room 260-262, 2nd Floor
Executive Compensation
Debate
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Executive compensation is a hot topic — and everyone has an opinion. Our panel of consultants and leaders in the field will tackle key topics, including, are RSUs an effective tool? Are mega-grants ever warranted? Are CEOs really worth their pay packages? This sure-to-be-lively forum is designed to show participants that exec comp is as much art as it is science. There is not always a right answer, and reasonable minds can disagree.

Takeaways

  • Gain a clear understanding of the arguments for and against some of the most controversial executive compensation practices.
  • Be a stronger participant in internal discussions on the merits of different executive compensation practices.
  • Understand the rationale underlying executive compensation practices where there is no clear consensus on what is viewed as a best practice.
11:45am-12:30pm
12:00PM
Puppy Park, Connection Zone, Booth 245

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12:00pm-1:30pm
Hall A, 1st Floor
Meals & Snacks

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Food: Mediterranean Build Your Own Bowl Bar

  • Choose Your Base
    • Chopped Kale and Romaine Mix
    • Red and White Quinoa Blend
    • Brown Rice Blend
  • Choose Your Protein
    • Mediterranean Sliced Chicken Breast with Roasted Tomatoes, Olives and Garlic
    • Baked Cod with a Lemony Tahini Garlic Sauce topped with Fresh Parsley
  • Toppings
    • Shredded Carrots
    • Diced Tomatoes
    • Sliced Cucumbers
    • Roasted Red Peppers
    • Red Onion
    • Shredded Brussels Sprouts
    • Zatar Spiced Garbanzo Beans
    • Green Queen Olive & Kalamata Olives
    • Diced Scallions
    • Crumbled Feta Cheese & Shaved Parmesan
  • Sauces
    • Tzatziki Sauce
    • Traditional Hummus
    • Roasted Eggplant Spread
    • Olive Tapenade
    • Bottles of Siracha, Olive Oil and Red Wine Vinegar
  • Warm Baked Naan and Toasted Pita Chips

Dessert: Build Your Own Brownie or Blondie with Assorted Toppings

  • Flavored Whipped Cream
  • Gluten Free Dessert Option

Beverages:

  • Local Roasted Coffee (Regular and Decaffeinated)
  • Assorted Hot Teas
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12:00pm-1:30pm
12:15PM
Don Berman - Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist, JDXpert
Katie Jenkins - Skills-Edge Product Director, Mercer
Knowledge Corner, Connection Zone, Booth 700
Career Growth and Development, Evolving Work and the Workforce
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Are you concerned that AI and evolving technology will make the jobs of tomorrow less human? Then join job description expert Don Berman from JDXpert, and Katie Jenkins, Skills-Edge Product Director from Mercer, as they answer your most burning questions about the evolution of job roles, impact on the labor market and the adjustments needed in our talent toolbelt to stay ahead. You’ll discover the chilling challenges and thrilling opportunities that lie just over the horizon. Multiple viewpoints will be presented, and attendees will have the unique opportunity to drive the conversation by voting for the narrative they agree with. Whether you're concerned about the future of job work, the integration of AI in talent management, or adapting to the changing workforce, this session promises to arm you with actionable insights and strategies to navigate the future of work confidently.
 

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Consider the Impact of AI and Technology on Job Evolution: Participants will gain insights into how traditional job roles are expected to change and the impact that will have on the labor market. Also, learn about the types of work and skills that may be important in the future.
  • Strategize Adaptations to Talent Management Tools: Attendees will learn options to critically evaluate and adapt their current talent management tools—including job descriptions, recruiting practices, and skills distribution mechanisms—to better prepare for the dynamic future of work.
  • Anticipate and Plan for Industry Challenges and Changes: Participants will be exposed to expert predictions on the major challenges and exciting changes facing our industry in the next 5-10 years. Concerns like privacy, change management and the fate of human decision making.

Sponsored by JDXpert

12:15pm-12:40pm
Theresa Harkins-Schulz - Senior Vice President of Customer Experience and Products, Inspirus
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Well-Being
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Burnout is a state of physical, emotional, or mental exhaustion caused by prolonged stress, often related to work or personal life. In today’s fast-paced, always-connected world, individuals are facing increasing demands and pressures, making them more susceptible to burnout. Factors like remote work, extended work hours, and blurred boundaries have contributed to this issue.

Common signs of burnout include persistent fatigue, a sense of cynicism or detachment from work, reduced productivity, and even physical symptoms like headaches and sleep disturbances. Recognizing these signs early can help individuals take proactive steps to address burnout.

It’s essential for both individuals and organizations to address burnout. Individuals should prioritize self-care, set boundaries, and seek social support. Organizations should promote a healthy work culture, encourage work-life balance, and provide resources like employee assistance programs. Recognizing and tackling burnout requires a multi-faceted approach.

12:15pm-12:40pm
Lori Wisper - Managing Director, WTW
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Compensation
Fast Skills
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

In this quick skills-building session, participants will learn to think through what an effective compensation philosophy looks like for their unique organization and how to develop one.

12:15pm-12:40pm
Lauren Hoggatt - Senior Consultant and Unit Manager, Lockton Companies
Aaron Schlipman - Senior Compensation Consultant, Lockton Companies
Room 236, 2nd Floor
Total Rewards
Workshop
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Total Rewards is integral to shaping an organization's employee experience and reflection of culture. Establishing a well-defined total rewards philosophy and strategic framework is essential to ensuring each program consistently reflects a positive and sustainable employee value proposition. This session dives into the critical elements of compensation, benefits, time off, retirement, career development, and workplace experiences, aligning them with employee needs and business objectives. Join us to discover how to effectively engage senior leadership in defining the current and future state of total rewards, explaining market dynamics, and implementing program-specific strategies to attract and retain high-performing talent.

Takeaways

  • Define a Total Rewards philosophy and strategic framework to reflect a consistent, sustainable, and positive employee value proposition.
  • Learn how to engage senior leadership in defining the current and future state of Total Rewards.
  • Understand and explain the market and program-specific strategies to help attract and retain the very best talent ensuring alignment with both employee needs and broader business goals.

Bring your laptop to the workshop for an interactive and hands-on experience. Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

12:15pm-1:30pm
1:00PM
Kim Evans - Vice President of Partnership Development, bswift
Tanya Mulqueen - Senior Director, Communication Agency, bswift
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Well-Being
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

With healthcare costs continuing to rise at an alarming rate, many employees aren't financially equipped to address their immediate health concerns. Today's HR professionals are tasked with bringing the topic of short-term financial planning to the forefront of employee benefits programs and education. Hear how organizations can help employees to thrive at the intersection of health and wealth, and improve overall engagement with their wellbeing. 

Takeways

  1. Examination of the "wellbeing circle" and the interconnectedness between financial and physical wellbeing
  2. Exploration of holistic, comprehensive strategies and methodologies aimed at fostering behavior change and promoting wellbeing across the entire organization
  3. Actionable tips and strategies for effectively engaging employees across all dimensions of wellbeing to create a culture of wellbeing, not just a program
     

Sponsored by bswift

1:00pm-1:25pm
Reid Rasmussen - CoFounder, Freshbenies
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Benefits
Fast Skills
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Being an American healthcare consumer is difficult; there is no GPS for navigating our complex system. Advocacy services can provide guidance to help people move through the intersection of healthcare, benefits, and insurance. How do these services work? What level of quality and price transparency insights are available today? How can employers use this as a strategy? Reid Rasmussen, Cofounder and CEO of freshbenies will explore these questions using real-life case studies.

Takeaways

  • Articulate the many types of employee frustrations with benefits.
  • Better understand why quality and price transparency are so difficult to find.
  • Have a clear understanding of the level and quality of concierge services available to employees.
1:00pm-1:25pm
Lipika Verma - VP-Rewards, Schneider Electric
Room 263-264, 2nd Floor
Benefits
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Learn how Schneider Electric wove elements of local and global approaches to create a Family Leave Policy that felt inclusive for all and helped position Schneider Electric as a Caring & Responsible employer.

Takeaways

  • Learn how to navigate enhancing certain benefit policies in spite of cost pressures
  • Understand how to apply benefit policies with minimum standards, allowing for local “flavour”
  • Leverage policies that balance global needs and local perspectives to demonstrate care as an employer and enhance attraction and retention
1:00pm-1:45pm
Amy Stern - Managing Director of Research and Strategy, BI WORLDWIDE
Carl Saunders - SVP, Global Total Rewards, The Coca-Cola Company
Grand Ballroom A, 3rd Floor
Total Rewards
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Employees who say they have a great company culture more often stay, work hard and feel inspired. However, about one in three are not happy with their culture. BI WORLDWIDE will discuss their latest research on culture and its business impact. Carl Saunders will then share how The Coca-Cola Company uses strategic communications, targeted recognition, non-cash rewards, and ongoing measurement to impact culture and drive key, global enterprise initiatives. Hear how this results in higher engagement and a true culture of recognition.

Takeaways

  • Understand key drivers that build a strong culture.
  • Gain the tools to develop and evaluate a recognition and rewards program to reinforce and build the culture globally.
  • Learn how to use data to maximize the effectiveness of your recognition program.
1:00pm-1:45pm
Andrew Cripe - Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Stefan Gaertner - Partner, People Analytics Leader, Aon
Anuj Mongia - EVP of Products and Revenue, Trusaic
Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor
Workplace Equity
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Join us for an insightful session where Anuj Mongia, Executive Vice President of Products and Revenue will lead a discussion on integrating pay equity strategy into global pay data reporting. Our expert panelists, including Andy Cripe, Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, will provide invaluable insights into navigating the complex legal landscape and compliance considerations surrounding pay equity. Stefan Gaertner, Partner and Innovations Leader for Talent Analytics at Aon will offer analytical approaches, showcasing the significance of statistical modeling and key metrics in pay equity analysis. The session will conclude with a panel discussion and Q&A, providing attendees with actionable takeaways to enhance their pay equity strategies and ensure compliance with global pay data compliance and reporting requirements. Don't miss this opportunity to gain comprehensive insights and expert guidance to help you achieve your global pay equity goals.

Sponsored by Trusaic

1:00pm-1:45pm
Donald Hubbartt - Head of Sales Incentive Center, Siemens Industry, Inc
Elizabeth Walgram CCP, CBP, GRP, CCCP - Senior Director, Sales Compensation, Siemens
Room 260-262, 2nd Floor
Sales Compensation
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Business is global, and organizations often face the challenge of compensating a multinational salesforce. However, sales compensation professionals are not always sure when to implement a global design, and when to leave sales incentives to local country management. Even when the decision is clear to “go global,” getting the process started is not easy. Two sales comp leaders from Siemen’s will draw on their experience of building a global center of expertise.

Takeaways

  • Learn how to identify, anticipate, and address challenges of implementing a global sales compensation framework.
  • Find out what aspects of a sales compensation framework should be defined at the global vs. local level.
  • Learn what to watch for when rolling out a global framework.
1:00pm-1:45pm
Takis Makridis - CEO, Equity Methods
Gillian Moldowan - Partner, Shearman
Grand Ballroom B, 3rd Floor
Workplace Equity
Presentation
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

In June 2023, the Supreme Court held that certain college admission practices favoring underrepresented groups violated the Equal Protection clause of the U.S. Constitution. Although seemingly removed from the field of Total Rewards, this decision will have major implications on corporate compensation programs, messaging, external reporting, and internal modeling and tracking. This session will walk through how D&I, pay equity, and related activities may (or may not) need to change after the Supreme Court ruling.

Takeaways

  • Learn to critically assess pay equity programs and to revise compensation programs that have problematic metrics.
  • Adjust CSR and 10-K language pertaining to D&I.
  • Update strategies for promoting D&I in a sustainable manner, maintaining and growing D&I progress while avoiding litigation as laws evolve.
1:00pm-1:45pm
Lacinda Glover - Senior Principal, Career Office Practice Leader, Mercer
Belinda Roberts - Partner and US, Mercer
Lisa Webb - Director, Compensation, Humana Inc.
Room 230-233, 2nd Floor
Compensation
Debate
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Join this captivating conversation on merit-based compensation and its impact on work. Explore the pros and cons, discover its effect on employee motivation and performance, address fairness concerns, and learn best practices for designing and implementing merit systems. Our panel will challenge your assumptions and position you to unlock the potential of merit-based compensation for your organization.

Takeaways

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of merit-based compensation, including the advantages and disadvantages and potential impact on employee motivation, performance, and organizational success.
  • Understand and address fairness and equity concerns with a merit-based model to create a compensation system less likely to have inherit bias.
  • Address the challenges of limited compensation budgets and historic high market compensation increases.
1:00pm-1:45pm
1:15PM
Eric Weinberg CCP GRP - VP, Compensation, Prudential Financial Inc.
Roundtable Area, 2nd Floor
Executive Compensation
Roundtable Discussion
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Where and how can exec comp pros free up time spent on activities that add less value? Additionally, where can you invest saved time to maximize impact? Join this roundtable discussion designed for experienced executive compensation professionals and walk away with concrete steps to maximize your effectiveness. Possible areas of discussion include –

  • Streamlining Preparation of the Comp Sections of the Annual Proxy Statement
  • Innovations in Proxy Design
  • Compensation Committee Annual Calendar of Topics
  • Compensation Committee Materials

Takeaways

  • Exchange ideas for minimizing low-impact activities and prioritize high-impact ones for executive compensation professionals.
     

Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

1:15pm-2:00pm
Laurie Bienstock - Managing Director and Global Solution Line Leader, Work & Rewards, WTW
Joan Gliboff - Compensation Partner, Global Compensation Programs, Bristol Meyers Squibb NJ
Junior Ballroom D, 3rd Floor
Career Growth and Development
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Bristol Myers Squibb recently created an enterprise-wide job architecture and leveling approach and streamlined its job catalog. Building upon this foundation, BMS is now establishing starter job descriptions for each role to support more efficient talent acquisition and provide relevant content for career discussions. Join this conversation to learn how BMS teamed up with WTW and used their data science methodology to identify skills, accountabilities, and qualifications across the job catalog.

Takeaways

  • Understand how global job architecture and job leveling serve as an effective foundation for building job documentation and skills taxonomies that align with career pathways and experiences.
  • Learn how to leverage the power of data science to quickly build job description and skills content across your job catalog.
  • Review the steps and approaches used to generate and validate job descriptions and skills content with the business and across the job catalog.
1:15pm-2:00pm
1:30PM
Aymen Dewji - CEO, ShiftRight, ShiftRight Consulting
Knowledge Corner, Connection Zone, Booth 700
Evolving Work and the Workforce
TR Talks
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

Learn from the successes of industry giants like Walmart, Pepsi, and Apple, who recognize the pivotal role of emotional connection in motivating a workforce through change. Utilizing Kotter's “See-Feel-Change” model, in addition to neuroscience-based research on behavior adoption, this session will demonstrate the critical correlation between rationality and emotionality to drive lasting behavioral change.

Takeaways

  • Grasp the significance of crafting a compelling change narrative to ignite engagement within your organization.
  • Learn to appeal to both rationality and emotionality to drive truly sustainable behavior adoption.
  • Leverage real case examples and draw on data-backed insights to develop and utilize tactical strategies that encourage emotional connectivity to drive transformative objectives with lasting impact.
1:30pm-1:55pm
Lynn Tan - Marketing, Demand Generations, Forma
Ellen Meza - People Operations Advisor, Ellen Meza Consulting
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Benefits
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Amidst the widespread adoption of employee-centric benefits, a significant challenge remains prevalent – benefits packages frequently include underutilized programs, leading to inefficient capital allocation, especially during challenging economic periods. Join Forma as we delve into the current state of the benefits market and examine why Lifestyle Spending Accounts (LSAs) have emerged as a groundbreaking solution to address the individual needs of each employee.


You’ll leave the session with actionable insights and data-backed recommendations from Forma’s 2024 LSA benchmark report – collected from over 200 companies and 450K employees worldwide – so you can design best-in-class LSAs that employees love.

Sponsored by Forma

1:30pm-1:55pm
Marina Vassilev CCP, CBP, CECP - VP, Rewards & Performance, Schneider Electric
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Total Rewards
Fast Skills
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Want to take your compensation programs and processes to the next level? Join us to learn how! Marina Vassilev, VP of Rewards for Schneider Electric, will talk about how her organization has used AI to create job descriptions, job postings and determine FLSA and EEO classifications. You'll see creative examples of how IT and HR teams partnered to gain efficiencies and position the company as an employer of choice.

Takeaways

  • Learn about Schneider Electric’s internally developed AI tool and the impact it has on attracting and retaining key talent and realizing cost savings.
  • Explore ideas on partnering with your IT team and develop an AI-based compensation model.
  • Make compensation processes efficient, fair, and compliant and position your organization as an employer of choice.
1:30pm-1:55pm
Hall A, 1st Floor
Meals & Snacks
1:30pm-3:00pm
Workspace Cafe, 1st Floor

Complimentary coffee beverages of your choice are available during these pop-up cafe hours.

 

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1:30pm-3:30pm
2:00PM
Erik Charles - Executive Director, SalesGlobe
Knowledge Corner, Connection Zone, Booth 700
Compensation
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

While group rewards acknowledge employees for collective efforts, they often fall short in driving individual behavior. Individual incentives motivate higher performance and monetary recognition. In Japan, the longstanding practice of team bonuses is giving way to new approaches after three decades of flat GDP growth. This session will explore how to make course corrections — and avoid pitfalls — when adding individual measures to supplement team measurements, using examples from Japanese companies.

Takeaways

  • Effectively engage with leadership to target employees with individual incentives in a way that will drive corporate performance.
  • Learn how to increase individual performance, reduce the “free rider” risk, and transition from a team bonus to a system that includes individual incentives.
  • Avoid pitfalls when implementing individual incentives.
2:00pm-2:25pm
Stacey Petrey CCP - Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Courtney McMillian CCP, CBP, GRP, SHRM-SCP - Founder, Vanguard HR Strategy Group
Mary Lynn Fayoumi - President, HR Source
Grand Ballroom A, 3rd Floor
Evolving Work and the Workforce, Total Rewards
Panel
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

With rapidly shifting employee expectations and market upheaval, leaders and organizations are trying to catch their break, take a beat and rebase line. Workplace culture has evolved, and some leaders and organizations are clinging to obsolete practices with others feeling overwhelmed and disoriented.

This panel will discuss evolving trends in Strengthening the Employee Experience

  • · As the world and work becomes more agile and rapid, the new social contract between employer and employee is to create a work experience that allows you to bring your whole self and create a work experience that addresses the whole self. Hear from global leaders who leveraged AI, conjoint analysis and other tools to deliver a tailored Total Rewards offering to their employees.
  • · Panel Discussion underscores the necessity for a reimagined employee experience due to the widening gap in employee relationships, expectations, and loyalty.
    •  It highlights the need to build modern employee experiences that invite, empower, and inspire, by connecting meaningful work to those who seek it, balancing the needs of all parties involved, and strengthening trust throughout the employee journey.
    • The presentation also emphasizes the importance of keeping all employees at the center, understanding employee preferences, and the role of trust in the use of data and technology.
    •  It further stresses that pay, meaning, skills, and culture are crucial for attraction and retention efforts, and that great tech enables great work.
    • The presentation concludes by outlining an approach to employee experience transformation, which involves listening, designing meaningful experiences, continuously turning insights into action, prioritizing what is valued, and measuring and improving.
2:00pm-3:00pm
Scott Dinwiddie - Director, Client Success, Learn to Live
Room 236, 2nd Floor
Well-Being
Workshop
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

The bottom-line value of workplace mental health is impossible to ignore. Untreated conditions lead to reduced productivity, increased absenteeism, and higher turnover. This workshop empowers you to recognize the real costs of unaddressed mental health struggles. Learn to quantify the costs of absenteeism, attrition, and lost productivity, and measure the value of mental health programs. Join us to access customizable models that help build an irrefutable business case for supporting mental health at your organization.

Takeaways

  • Understand the costs associated with untreated mental health conditions in the workplace.
  • Learn how to calculate the ROI of implementing mental health initiatives, clearly articulating the numbers behind mental health to quantify effectiveness.
  • Enable ongoing optimization by tracking ROI over time to determine appropriate scale and identify areas needing adjustment.

Bring your laptop to the workshop for an interactive and hands-on experience. Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

2:00pm-3:15pm
Charlie Saffro - CEO, CS Recruiting
Room 237-238, 2nd Floor
Evolving Work and the Workforce
Workshop
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

This session will delve into the transformative potential of human connection and its impact on shaping the future of work. By challenging conventional approaches to recruiting and retention, Charlie Saffro, CEO of CS Recruiting, will unveil the immense power of authentic interactions in attracting top talent and nurturing a thriving workplace culture. Join us on a journey to humanize the workplace, empowering companies to embrace a new paradigm that values people as the cornerstone of organizational success.

Takeaways

  • Leverage unique company values to clearly define what makes your company unique in the hiring market, identifying areas of strength and potential improvement compared to competitors.
  • Learn actionable tactics to create and maintain a strong company culture.
  • Understand why employees stay, why employees leave, and the importance of putting your people first.

Bring your laptop to the workshop for an interactive and hands-on experience. Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

2:00pm-3:15pm
2:15PM
David Herrera - Associate Client Partner, Korn Ferry
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Workplace Equity
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Pay equity is a crucial aspect of a holistic talent strategy — not a siloed activity only focused on statistical analysis and pay remediation actions. This session will challenge you to reconsider and broaden your role in fostering overall workplace equity, understanding that pay (thus pay equity) is an outcome of organizational culture, people strategy, talent management processes, and the capabilities of people managers.

Takeaways

  • Gain insights into the principles of inclusive design and learn how to identify root causes of talent and pay inequities.
  • Learn to use these principles to transform pay equity processes and develop sustainable workplace equity.
  • Understand how to utilize advanced analytics to pinpoint drivers of inequity and develop a strategic mindset to build equitable Total Rewards strategies that resonate with the modern workforce.
2:15pm-2:40pm
Zach Basich - Director, Compensation, Alvarez and Marsal
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Compensation
Fast Skills
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Automation is one of the most powerful tools available to compensation professionals, and it can be used to improve the accuracy, efficiency, and fairness of compensation programs. Zach Basich of Alvarez & Marsal will guide you through the tools and resources you need to streamline tasks and processes, developing an automation strategy that meets organizational needs, freeing up your time to focus on more strategic initiatives.

Takeaways

  • Fully understand the benefits of using automation to improve compensation programs.
  • Identify the news-breaking trends in compensation automation.
  • Implement specific automation tools and processes to improve your compensation programs.
2:15pm-2:40pm
Eun-Mee Jeong - VP, Slate
Susanne Harris - SVP, Total Rewards, Lending Club
Roundtable Area, 2nd Floor
Benefits
Roundtable Discussion
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Your severance strategy is not just a policy — it's a statement of your organization's values and commitment to your talent pool. Join Eun-Mee Jeong, VP & General Manager of Career Slate, and Susanne Harris, SVP, Total Rewards & People Operations at LendingClub to navigate the complexities of severance — balancing cash severance, benefits continuation, and career services with organizational goals. Together, we'll unpack how to infuse your severance framework with intention and empathy, ensuring alignment between your culture and goals.

Takeaways

  • Learn how to avoid common mistakes which can compromise your employer brand, employee morale and talent attraction.
  • Evaluate whether your current severance strategy supports your company's goals and aligns with your culture.
  • You’ll be able to articulate ideas or options to explore for adjusting your company's severance strategy.

Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

2:15pm-3:00pm
Muir Macpherson - Partner, Aon
Scott Reithel - Director, People Analytics, Aon
Junior Ballroom D, 3rd Floor
Career Growth and Development
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Moving to become a skills-based organization will come with a number of roadblocks. Understanding the challenges is the first step on implementing a skills-based transformation. Join Aon leader Muir Macpherson, North America Performance & Analytics, and Scott Reithel Director, People Analytics, for real-world examples and tested tools that will equip you to initiate a skills transformation and set your company up for future success. 

Takeaways

  • Grasp the reasons behind the growing emphasis on skills in organizations and how it addresses key business and talent issues.
  • Acquire practical knowledge about the potential obstacles and roadblocks organizations may encounter when transitioning to a skill-based model and understand the persistent challenges organizations face in effectively managing nurturing skills over the long term. 
  • Gain actionable insights and practical examples on how to kickstart a skills transformation, leveraging real-world use cases and experiences.
2:15pm-3:00pm
Tyler Huddleston - Total Rewards Solutions Leader, Morningstar
Mariann Madden - North America Pay Equity Co-Lead, WTW
Grand Ballroom B, 3rd Floor
Workplace Equity
Interview
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Since beginning their fair pay journey in 2021, Morningstar has publicly evaluated their pay gaps, sharing results internally and externally. Tyler Huddleston, Total Rewards Solutions Leader for Morningstar, and Mariann Madden, North America Pay Equity Co-Lead for WTW, will discuss Morningstar’s pay equity roadmap, including plans for sharing individual pay ranges with employees globally in 2024. Learn tangible steps for providing clarity and visibility into your organization's own pay programs and processes.

Takeaways

  • Learn about global pay transparency trends and what’s driving the demand for pay transparency.
  • Be ready to build a business case for greater pay transparency within your own organization.
  • Understand key components of a pay transparency roadmap and the steps toward shining more light on your pay programs and processes.
2:15pm-3:00pm
Supriya Bahri CCP, CBP - VP of Total Rewards at Roblox, Roblox Corporation
Priya Padmanabhan - Director of Compensation, Roblox Corporation
Charlie Franklin - Co-founder and CEO, Compa
Room 230-233, 2nd Floor
Compensation
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Today the best compensation teams in the world are turning to offer data to stay ahead of market trends. This data can help identify market premiums for emerging roles, uncover market trends, and drive impact with signing bonuses. Dive in with Charlie Franklin, Co-founder and CEO of Compa, and Supriya Bahri, VP of Total Rewards at Roblox and Priya Padmanabhan, Director of Compensation, at Roblox, to learn how the digital gaming company leverages offer data from Compa to build a competitive benefits strategy.

Takeaways

  • Incorporate offer data into new and existing compensation strategies to gain an edge in the talent market.
  • Enhance collaboration between compensation and talent acquisition teams to ensure more data-driven decision-making.
  • Learn how to equip yourself with real-time market intelligence data while talking about emerging roles and compensation concerns with business leaders.
2:15pm-3:00pm
James Diaz - Manager, Variable Compensation and Data Strategy, American Airlines
Kim Wicker - Managing Director of Executive Rewards and Mobility, American Airlines
Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor
Career Growth and Development, Executive Compensation
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

The Executive Compensation team at American Airlines is taking a deliberate, technology-first approach to its work. Recruiting tech talent has been a key initiative to support that approach. Seven years into this initiative, American’s entire variable compensation team is comprised of technical roles.

Learn the benefits American has gained through hiring tech talent, its key projects, how to attract tech talent, and how to leverage your team's tech talent for success.

Takeaways

  • Explore specific examples of creative and effective technical solutions at American Airlines to boost their executive compensation team's productivity, accuracy, and capability.
  • Learn how to recruit tech talent and how to determine which projects are most appropriate for your embedded tech professionals to engage.
2:15pm-3:00pm
Maria Colacurcio - CEO, Syndio Solutions
Athar Siddiqee CCP, GRP - Vice President of Total Rewards, Micron Technology Inc
Zack Vinton - VP, Global Compensation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Room 260-262, 2nd Floor
Executive Compensation
Panel
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Learn how leading organizations are moving from simply reporting about pay equity audits to truly advancing workplace equity at their compensation committee meetings by presenting a robust, data-driven framework. In this session Maria Colacurcio, CEO of Syndio, and Athar Siddiqee, VP of Total Rewards at Micron Technology will show you how to build the business case that will inspire your leaders to advance workplace equity efforts.

Takeaways

  • Create customized workplace equity frameworks/scorecards with the right human capital metrics to advance the conversation at your compensation committees and other meetings.
  • Learn how to advance pay and opportunity equity efforts with executives in a robust, data-informed manner to obtain the buy in needed and meet growing shareholder, regulatory and employee demands for disclosure.
  • Plan for steps taken at each point of the journey as you build a framework for your organization, including predicting outcomes and demonstrating progress.
2:15pm-3:15pm
2:30PM
Sharell Thomas - Total Rewards Director, YMCA/Early Childhood Development Co. LLC
Knowledge Corner, Connection Zone, Booth 700
Total Rewards
TR Talks
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

Dive into a world where work meets play! Explore how gamification is revolutionizing traditional Total Rewards strategies. Join Sharell Thomas, Total Rewards Director for the YMCA of Metro Atlanta to discover how incorporating game elements and mechanics can turn everyday incentives into an exhilarating adventure, fostering employee motivation and driving peak performance.

Takeaways

  • Explain why and how gamification in Total Rewards can contribute to higher employee retention and overall workplace satisfaction.
  • Effectively implement gamification strategies, using the tools and knowledge gained to transform the workplace into a high-energy, rewarding game.
  • Leverage this engagement to boost employee morale, improve performance, and create a more engaging and enjoyable work environment.
2:30pm-2:55pm
Martha Cook - Global & EMEIA Total Reward Leader, Ernst & Young
Peter Newhouse - CEO, uFlexReward
Room 263-264, 2nd Floor
Total Rewards
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Join Martha Cook of EY and Peter Newhouse of uFlexReward as they present strategies and solutions to surf the Digital Wave for Total Rewards. The digitalisation of Rewards is inevitable – are you ready to surf the wave or will it sweep you aside?

Hear about the Digital Reward Cube – a navigational tool to help you develop your strategy and prioritise where to apply technology and AI to Total Rewards with intelligence.

Hear about Global Total Reward & Digital Optimisation trends and data driven insights – to help you stay ahead of the wave.

Takeaways

  • Gain insights into how companies are approaching Reward Optimisation through data driven insights
  • Learn how to apply a practical tool to help you develop your company’s Digital Reward Strategy

Sponsored by uFlexReward

2:30pm-3:15pm
2:45PM
Grant Berthold - Senior Manager, Workiva
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Evolving Work and the Workforce
Fast Skills
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

In our data driven world, our intuition often takes a backseat in our decision making and analysis. But should it? Grant Berthold, Director of Sales Planning and Performance for Workiva believes that our intuition is actually our superpower and should be used alongside data and processes consistently. Join this session to learn how to trust and incorporate your intuition into your work in a way that elevates your capacity and influence within your organization.

Takeaways

  • Be able to present intuitive ideas in a way that conveys professionalism and expertise.
  • Reconcile differing viewpoints between data and your “gut feel” so you feel confident with the insights/recommendations you’re bringing to the business.
  • Gain confidence in trusting you intuition and leaning on it when applicable.
2:45pm-3:10pm
3:30PM
James Atkinson - Vice President, Data Products,
Jason Averbook - Senior Partner and the Global Leader of HR Transformation, Mercer
Elizabeth Crofoot - Senior Economist, Lightcast
Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research
Main Stage, Hall B, 1st Floor
Evolving Work and the Workforce
Featured Session
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

As the use of AI proliferates across HR technology, compensation practitioners will become exposed to a greater breadth and depth of data to advance outcomes within their organizations. In this forward-looking discussion, leading consultants and data innovators will help compensation and rewards professionals prepare for changing regulations and technological innovation. Moderated by Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer of Lighthouse Research & Advisory and Artificial Intelligence for HR author, this panel will explore how AI-powered innovation leads to informed and predictive compensation management.

Through this session, practitioners will be able to:

  • Understand how AI has impacted HR and compensation data.
  • Learn where the market is today and what the next 5 years may hold.
  • Identify ways an organization using AI may enhance its strategy even further to achieve business outcomes in line with AI-ethics.
  • Identify the steps, processes, and tools needed to implement AI-driven solutions.
     
3:30pm-4:30pm
Melissa Anderson - Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion, WorldPay
Ariel Hardin - Well-being Partner, FIS
Sheila Krueger - Manager People Operations Reporting, Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
Junior Ballroom D, 3rd Floor
Well-Being
Featured Session

Whether it’s due to financial challenges, caregiving demands, or polarizing politics, long-term stress is driving increases in chronic illness and mental health diagnoses among Americans. It’s also hurting workplaces, since stressed-out employees are less engaged and productive. In this practical session, you’ll explore a state-of-the-art well-being program designed to promote workers’ well-being and learn how to develop your own effective plan, regardless of company size. You’ll leave ready to achieve the ultimate win-win—healthier workers and a better bottom line.

3:30pm-4:30pm
Steve Browne - Chief People Officer, LaRosa's, Inc.
Fermin Diez - Adjunct Professor, National University of Singapore
Jessica Klein - Senior Vice President, Total Rewards, Humana Inc.
Billy Schultz - Global VP, Total Rewards, Mars, Inc.
Andy Valenzuela - SVP, Global Total Rewards, Salesforce
Grand Ballroom B, 3rd Floor
Total Rewards
Featured Session

Given that economic and social realities are constantly evolving—and increasingly unpredictable—how can we create Total Rewards programs that will engage and retain tomorrow’s workforce? That’s the question four global rewards leaders will explore in this lively, Oxford-style debate. They’ll discuss the state of Total Rewards, from design to communication to measurement, and weigh in on whether current systems are sufficiently “future-proof.” By the end of the session, you’ll be able to gauge your own readiness for the uncertain road ahead.

3:30pm-4:30pm
Jim Bagley - Manager, Deloitte
Jeremy Feinstein - Managing Director, Empsight International, LLC
Sheila Sever CCP - Senior Manager, Compensation, Deloitte
Justin Sun - Senior Compensation Manager, Expedia Group
Devann Steele - AVP, Compensation, Humana Inc.
Grand Ballroom A, 3rd Floor
Compensation
Featured Session
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Have you asked any of the below questions?

  • How does the cooling labor market and high inflation rates impact compensation programs?
  • Is my job architecture optimizing the organization's future by including emerging roles like AI?
  • Is my company a technology company?
  • How do I best compensate your critical workforce segments while pursuing cost optimization efforts?

Please join Expedia Group, Empsight, Humana, and Deloitte Consulting as we discuss recent research findings on navigating cyclical change.

Takeaways

  • Analyze the interconnectivity between labor market trends and the broader economy.
  • How to create and optimize the organization's strategic compensation positioning.
     
3:30pm-4:30pm
4:00PM
Hall A, 1st Floor
Networking

Powered by Affirmity/Peoplefluent, US Bank, Mercer, Compport, Bank of America and Trusaic

Menu

  • Food:
    • Pretzel Bites with Spicy Mustard and Beer Cheese on Small Plates
    • Corkscrew Macaroni with a Creamy 4 Cheese Sauce with Roasted Chicken, Button Mushrooms and Topped with Seasoned Bread Crumbs - Topped with Green Onions, Chili Flakes, and Grated Cheese
    • Asian Meatball with Sweet Teriyaki and Green Onions and 1 Vegetable Spring Roll with Sweek Chili Sauce Glaze
    • Pulled BBQ Pork with BBQ Sauce on Slider Bun and Cole Slaw on the Side
    • Crab Cakes with Traditional Cocktail Sauce and Remoulade
    • Shredded Potato & Root Vegetable Cakes with Lemon Caper Sauce
    • Charcuterie Station with Imported Cheeses and Italian Sliced Meats with seasonal Marinated Roasted Vegetables, Dried Fruits, Assorted Condiments, parmesan Crisps, Vegetable Chips, and Focaccia Bread Sticks
  • Beverages
    • Madtree Psychopathy IPA
    • High Grain Pilsner
    • Rhinegeist Bubbles Rose Ale
    • Rhinegeist Hugh Hefeweizen
    • Belgium Tripel
    • House Wine
    • Non-Alcoholic Beer

 

4:00pm-5:30pm
7:00PM
Great American Ballpark, Offsite
Networking

The After Party has moved to Monday night this year as Total Rewards takes over the Great American Ballpark. Join us for an unforgettable night of nostalgia, games, and ballpark fare at the Cincinnati Reds stadium. Powered by Payscale

Transportation: Shuttles to the Ballpark will begin service at 6:30 PM from the Duke Energy Convention Center. If you wish to take a shuttle, please meet at the main entrance. Return shuttles will also be available after the after-party to bring you back to the Convention Center.

Bring your badge to be admitted. You are allowed to bring a guest.

Menu

Food:

  • Cheeseburger Sliders | Pickles, Cheese, Ketchup and Mustard
  • Scouts Dog | Mini Hot Dogs, Cole Slaw, Smoked Bacon, BBQ Sauce, Crushed Chips
  • Nachos | Queso, Pico de Gallo and Tortilla Chips
  • Crispy Chicken Sliders | Honey Hot Sauce, Pickles, Cole Slaw, Brioche Bun
  • Soft Pretzels with Tangy Mustard
  • Glier's Bratwurst | Martin Potato Roll, Ballpark Kraut, with Mustard
  • Vegan Impossible Slider | Lettuce, Vegan Cheese, Pickles and Vegan Fry Sauce
  • Popcorn
  • Gluten Free Buns Available for all Sliders and Dogs!

Beverages:

  • Full Bar (Attendees receive 2 drink tickets)

 

7:00pm-9:30pm
6:00AM
Buckeye AB, 3rd Floor, Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
Networking

Bodyweight Strength + Metabolic Conditioning
Join us as we play through an energetic and powerful combination of bodyweight strength and cardiovascular intervals. After a solid warm-up and mobility set, we’ll alternate blocks of functional strength and high intensity (HIIT) movements creating a full-body training session. 

The class will be accessible for all fitness levels.

There is no fee to participate in the class, but a small donation to the WorldatWork Foundation is encouraged. A QR code for donations will be displayed at the class location.

Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app. 
 

6:00am-7:00am
7:00AM
Braindate Lounge, 1st Floor
Networking

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7:00am-8:15am
Registration, 1st Floor

Meet with a Conference Coach outside the Connection Zone to get personalized guidance to enhance your Total Rewards'24 journey based on your unique goals and preferences. Let our coaches empower you to navigate with confidence and make the most of your Total Rewards'24 experience.

7:00am-8:30am
Registration, 1st Floor
7:00am-5:00pm
7:30AM
Lulu Seikaly - Sr. Corporate Attorney, Payscale
ruth thomas - Chief Product Evangelist, Payscale, Inc.
West Pre-Function Lobby, 2nd Floor
Workplace Equity
Roundtable Discussion

Today, 60% of organizations now publish salary ranges when advertising jobs. This marks a fifteen-percentage point increase from the 45% who said that they did so in 2023. While this represents a marked improvement in pay transparency for job postings, it does not represent pay transparency across an organization. Pay philosophy, processes, outcomes, and communications all require organizations to assess the level of transparency they're willing to embark on.  
  
Many organizations have embraced pay transparency in recruiting due to changing legislation, but still fail to foster transparency with an incumbent workforce. Failing to bring the incumbent workforce along this pay transparency journey can degrade employee trust, engagement, and productivity. They’re “transparent” and yet failing to experience the benefits of attracting and retaining the best talent. Moreover, in the current economic landscape, many compensation and rewards professionals are faced with a challenge set by leadership to take their transparency efforts further: “Pay transparency shouldn't cost us money.” 
  
But it's bound to cost something, right? 
  
In this roundtable, Lulu Seikaly and Ruth Thomas will outline the myriad costs of a failure to address pay transparency fully — engagement implications, social implications, legal implications, or otherwise. This discussion will equip compensation leaders to be strategic partners to their HR and executive teams and identify the types of cost their organization should be prepared for as legislation and employee sentiment continues to evolve.

 

Sponsored by Payscale

7:30am-8:15am
Theresa Harkins-Schulz - Senior Vice President of Customer Experience and Products, Inspirus
West Pre-Function Lobby, 2nd Floor
Compensation
Roundtable Discussion

In today's competitive business landscape, nurturing a positive employee experience is paramount for organizational success. This highly-interactive roundtable discussion brings together HR leaders, managers, and experts to delve into strategies for enhancing employee experience through effective recognition, engaging managers, and fostering meaningful connections within the workplace.

Key Discussion Points:

Employee Experience in Focus: Understanding the holistic concept of employee experience and its impact on organizational performance. How can organizations create a conducive environment that prioritizes employee well-being, growth, and satisfaction?

The Power of Recognition: Exploring the significance of employee recognition in driving motivation, productivity, and retention. What are the best practices for designing and implementing recognition programs that resonate with diverse workforce demographics and organizational cultures?

Engaging Managers as Key Enablers: Recognizing the pivotal role of managers in shaping employee experience. How can organizations empower and support managers to effectively engage with their teams, provide constructive feedback, and foster a culture of trust and collaboration?

Building Meaningful Connections: Emphasizing the importance of fostering connections and building a sense of belonging among employees. What strategies can organizations employ to facilitate peer-to-peer interactions, mentorship opportunities, and cross-functional collaboration?

Measuring Success: Identifying metrics and tools to evaluate the effectiveness of employee experience initiatives. How can organizations leverage data and feedback mechanisms to continuously refine their strategies and ensure alignment with employee needs and organizational objectives?

Overcoming Challenges: Addressing common obstacles and pitfalls in implementing employee experience initiatives. How can organizations navigate resistance to change, cultural barriers, and resource constraints to drive sustainable improvements in employee engagement and satisfaction?

 

Sponsored by Inspirus

7:30am-8:15am
Chris Dohrmann - Executive Director, Business Development, J.P. Morgan
West Pre-Function Lobby, 2nd Floor
Total Rewards
Roundtable Discussion

Thing don’t stay the same. No matter what industry you’re operating in you’re going to be always dealing with change. Technological advances and culture shifts lead people to find improvements and discover new, often better ways of doing things. So it should be no surprise that companies should be always looking for ways to optimize their total rewards package.

From transformative technology to the ever-changing regulatory landscape and plan design enhancements, this roundtable sets out to highlight what trends are most impactful in today’s climate. 

Our discussion will consider the evolution of AI and its seemingly limitless potential and how innovative technologies and gamification can boost interactive learning. We will look, not only at the benefits of implementing such technologies, but also at their associated risks too. 

The importance placed on financial wellness by companies continues to grow, and we will explore solutions such as local customization for global plans, targeted communication and nurture journeys that can support the audience in optimizing employee literacy when it comes to their total rewards packages.

From a regulatory standpoint the past year has seen many changes being introduced in the U.S., with more signposted to follow, and this session will serve as an opportunity to hear about compliance best practices for both new and incoming State legislations.

Chris Dohrmann, Executive Director, Global Shares, a J.P. Morgan company, will facilitate an insightful conversation to explore how these trends can affect your total rewards package and help with empowering employee prosperity. The audience will have the opportunity to hear stories from industry peers who have navigated challenges similar to those currently being faced or which attendees may come across in the future.
 

Sponsored by J.P. Morgan

7:30am-8:15am
Lauren Mason - Partner, Mercer
William Self - Partner & Global Leader, Workforce Strategy & Analytics, Mercer
West Pre-Function Lobby, 2nd Floor
Workplace Equity
Roundtable Discussion

Join us for an engaging roundtable session focused on pay transparency and equity, exclusively tailored for global rewards leaders. With the EU Directive on Pay Transparency and Equity upping the game for multinational organizations, this session is designed to be a catalyst for change, empowering you to take decisive action and position your organization for success.

We will address the unique challenges faced by global organizations as they navigate diverse pay equity and transparency legislation around the globe. Explore the contrasting approaches of a global shared vision for transparency versus local compliance-focused strategies and discover the actions companies are taking to prepare for this paradigm shift, and ultimately, explore how these changes will disrupt long-held norms around how compensation is managed. Our expert facilitators, with extensive experience in pay transparency and equity strategies, will share insights and trends from Mercer's research and client experiences.

Key Takeaways

  • Understand the challenges and implications of diverse pay equity and transparency legislation for global organizations.
  • Acquire valuable insights, trends, and innovative practices to stay ahead of the competition.

 

Sponsored by Mercer

7:30am-8:15am
Vicky Phrydas - Director, Equity Plan Corporate Trainer, UBS Workplace Wealth Solutions
West Pre-Function Lobby, 2nd Floor
Workplace Equity
Roundtable Discussion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) has evolved. Companies focus on attracting and retaining diverse talent by removing biases and discrimination in the workplace, addressing disparities in pay and offering more desirable benefits packages. One critical element often overlooked is financial wellbeing. Evidence shows minorities are more likely to face financial challenges throughout their life compared to white Americans, and lack of financial education is contributing to the growing wealth gap. By helping employees build a more positive relationship with their money, companies can play an important role in reducing the wealth gap and changing the life of generations to come.

 

Sponsored by UBS Workplace Wealth Solutions

7:30am-8:15am
John Ford - Chief Revenue Officer, Trusaic
Anuj Mongia - EVP of Products and Revenue, Trusaic
West Pre-Function Lobby, 2nd Floor
Workplace Equity
Roundtable Discussion

Are you navigating the complexities of pay equity in your organization? Do you want to distinguish fact from fiction when it comes to pay equity practices? John Ford, Chief Revenue Officer at Trusaic, and Anuj Mongia, Executive Vice President of Products and Revenue at Trusaic, will dissect prevalent myths and misconceptions surrounding the methodologies employed to achieve pay equity. Through candid dialogue, attendees will address various challenges encountered in implementing pay equity methodologies, ranging from workforce segmentation to developing pay models to remediation strategies. Join us for an engaging exchange of ideas, insights, and actionable solutions aimed at driving positive change in the realm of pay equity. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation. 

 

Sponsored by Trusaic

7:30am-8:15am
Luke Corby CCP - Director, Professional Services, Salary.com
Angela Bailey CCP - Senior Compensation Consultant, Salary.com
West Pre-Function Lobby, 2nd Floor
Compensation
Roundtable Discussion

The modern workforce is constantly evolving, bringing about significant changes in organizational dynamics, expectations, and demographics, which is a crucial focus for HR teams today.

However, amidst these changes, it's essential to assess the impact on compensation strategies. Are traditional compensation principles still effective, or do we need to adapt to the evolving landscape?

In this engaging Q&A roundtable, we'll delve into the core principles of effective compensation programs and their heightened significance in today's dynamic workplace.

 

Sponsored by Salary.com

7:30am-8:15am
Main Stage, Hall B, 1st Floor
Meals & Snacks

Powered by J.P. Morgan

Menu

Food:

  • Greek Yogurt Parfait with Berries, Granola and Honey
  • Country Egg Scrambled with Herbed Cream Cheese
  • Sauteed Multi-Colored Peppers and Onions
  • Honey Cured Ham, Chicken Apple Sausage
  • Sweet Potato Hash with Kale and Cumin – Vegan
  • Homemade Biscuits and Country Gravy
  • Sliced Fresh Fruit and Berries
  • Muffins and Danish (Including Gluten Free and Vegan Patries)
  • Fruits Preserves & Sweet Butter

Beverages:

  • Fresh Orange Juice
  • Local Coffee (Regular & Decaffeinated)
  • Specialty Hot Teas
7:30am-8:30am
West Pre-Function Lobby, 2nd Floor
7:30am-8:30am
Room 209, 2nd Floor
7:30am-4:00pm
Room 235, 2nd Floor
7:30am-4:00pm
Room 210, 2nd Floor
7:30am-4:00pm
8:00AM
Room 212, 2nd Floor

Powered by iFood Benefícios

8:00am-5:00pm
8:30AM
Katie Burke - Chief People Officer, Hubspot
Donald Knight - Chief People Officer, Greenhouse
Courtney McMillian CCP, CBP, GRP, SHRM-SCP - Founder, Vanguard HR Strategy Group
Theresita Richard - Chief People, Patagonia
Main Stage, Hall B, 1st Floor
Total Rewards
Main Stage

The pressure is on Total Rewards professionals to optimize the return on the single biggest investment their companies make today—in total rewards—while navigating a constantly changing labor landscape where exceptions have become the rule.

In this must-attend Main Stage Session, three chief people officers at top global companies—Greenhouse Software, HubSpot and Patagonia—will share their secrets on creating successful rewards strategies amidst so much disruption and uncertainty. They’ll cover how to:

  • Meet business goals and provide value
  • Structure your Total Rewards function
  • Leverage data effectively
  • Incorporate leading technologies like artificial intelligence to enhance decision-making

In a dynamic discussion moderated by WorldatWork board member Courtney McMillian, this diverse panel of transformative leaders will deliver insight and inspiration in equal measure. You won’t want to miss it!

 

Powered by J.P. Morgan

8:30am-9:30am
9:30AM
Registration, 1st Floor

Meet with a Conference Coach outside the Connection Zone to get personalized guidance to enhance your Total Rewards'24 journey based on your unique goals and preferences. Let our coaches empower you to navigate with confidence and make the most of your Total Rewards'24 experience.

9:30am-10:00am
Hall A, 1st Floor
Meals & Snacks
9:30am-12:00pm
Braindate Lounge, 1st Floor
Networking

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9:30am-5:30pm
Headshot Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 207

Powered by Aon

9:30am-5:30pm
Hall A, 1st Floor
Networking
9:30am-5:45pm
10:15AM
Theresa Harkins-Schulz - Senior Vice President of Customer Experience and Products, Inspirus
Chip Stalter - Director of Compensation, White Castle System Inc
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Compensation
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

In this presentation, we will explore White Castle's development and implementation of a comprehensive employee incentive & recognition program designed to consolidate performance measurement tools across various divisions into a single, centralized platform. We will discuss the challenges of integrating diverse data sources and the solutions that enabled a unified system offering a wide array of rewards. The outcome of this initiative has significantly enhanced employee engagement by simplifying the incentive & recognition processes and providing a variety of reward options that cater to different employee needs. The presentation will conclude with insights into the ongoing improvements and future direction for White Castle's recognition strategies.  

 

Sponsored by Inspirus

10:15am-10:40am
Michael Schmit - Director, Alvarez
James Deets - Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Benefits
Fast Skills
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Even the most diligent plan sponsors occasionally run into operational errors in their qualified retirement plans. Timely identification and correction of these issues is key to maintaining compliance. Michael Schmit and James Deets of Alvarez and Marsal will walk you through the many correction programs, procedures, and requirements, which can be confusing to navigate. During this session, you’ll gain the knowledge to properly correct (and potentially avoid) errors and failures which can save money, time, and resources for everyone.

Takeaways

  • Identify common operational, fiduciary, and filing issues with retirement plans.
  • Understand the differences in IRS and DOL correction programs and the common methodologies for resolving issues as well as alternatives.
  • Mitigate potential resource burdens associated with identifying and correcting operational failures in qualified plans.
10:15am-10:40am
Stefan Gaertner - Partner, People Analytics Leader, Aon
Aria Glasgow CCP - Head of Rewards Advisory, Aon
Room 260-262, 2nd Floor
Workplace Equity
Presentation
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

Ensuring pay equity is not just a regulatory requirement – but a strategic imperative for companies. Join our speakers Aria Glasgow, Partner and Rewards Practice Leader at Aon, and Stefan Gaertner, Leader in People Analytics at Aon, for this compelling session on why organizations need to prioritize pay transparency now for a more equitable tomorrow. Attendees will learn actionable strategies to navigate legal requirements with a roadmap to kickstart your pay transparency program and foster a culture of fairness and inclusion. Lead the change for pay transparency within your organization and unlock the benefits of equity and excellence.

Sponsored by Aon

10:15am-11:00am
Jeff Tulloch - Managing Principal, FINANCIAL WELLNESS CONSULTING
Grand Ballroom A, 3rd Floor
Well-Being
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Not getting the desired results from your financial wellness programs? While most companies boast a financial wellness initiative, achieving optimal outcomes and engagement remains a challenge for many. Join this session for an insider's look into the financial wellness marketplace. You’ll gain invaluable insights on how to design or transform a program that supports your organization's business objectives, drives awareness, and actually improves the financial lives of your employees.

Takeaways

  • Understand the current financial wellness marketplace and vendors with specific examples of how the most successful financial wellness programs are designed and implemented.
  • Understand how a properly designed financial wellness program can support and drive awareness of your benefits offering.
  • Be ready to evaluate the various financial wellness vendors with key questions to ask yourself and your potential partners.
10:15am-11:00am
Athar Siddiqee CCP, GRP - Vice President of Total Rewards, Micron Technology Inc
Renee Rudolph CECP - Sr. Director Exec and Broad-Based Compensation, General Mills
Shane Meredith CECP - Vice President Total Rewards, CDW
Roundtable Area, 2nd Floor
Executive Compensation
Roundtable Discussion
Entry: Awareness with Limited Experience

What does it really take to be successful in executive compensation? Join our group of experts as they take you through a day in the life of a busy exec comp practitioner. Whether it's discussing bonus targets with the CFO, reviewing equity grant agreements with legal, or explaining the Pay for Performance disclosure to the investor relations team, this career is never dull and requires certain skills our experts deem essential to your success. 

Takeaways

  • Explore and understand the varied nature of the exec comp role and where you may have a gap in your own skill set. 
  • Understand current hot topics in executive compensation and which key stakeholders you engage.
  • Identify key skills required for exec comp practitioners and be able to apply to your own career growth.

Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

10:15am-11:00am
Christine Belknap - VP of Talent, Tractor Supply Company
Ken Kunkleman - Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry
Room 263-264, 2nd Floor
Career Growth and Development
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

During this session learn about Tractor Supply Company’s (TSC) year-long immersive learning experience for high potential associates, Leadership EDGE. Christine Belknap, VP of Talent & Leadership Development for TSC, and Ken Kunkleman, Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry, will describe the program’s design and creation, delivery and execution, and ongoing impact, with a particular focus on the strategic Total Rewards intent, inputs, and impact of the program.

Takeaways

  • Be inspired to build out a more holistic value proposition for your Total Rewards program.
  • Connect strategic Total Rewards to employee development.
  • Demonstrate the business case and linkage to measurable Total Rewards outcomes.
10:15am-11:00am
Brooke Fernandez - VP & General Manager, MainData Group
Jannice Koors - Senior Managing Director, Pearl Meyer
Junior Ballroom D, 3rd Floor
Executive Compensation
Interview
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

ESG metrics is a hot topic in the boardroom, but many organizations are still in learning mode. Brooke Fernandez, VP & General Manager for MainData Group, and Jannice Koors, Senior Managing Director for Pearl Meyer, will separate fact from fiction through an analysis of Russell 3000 ESG proxy disclosures. This session will help you understand the latest ESG metrics, emerging trends, and which metrics are gaining popularity in compensation plans — or losing ground.

Takeaways

  • Identify which ESG measures are being included in compensation plans and prevalence trends by sector.
  • Understand which measures are gaining ground in terms of impact and inclusion in executive compensation plans and which are falling out of favor.
  • Have a more educated discussion with your Board and management on how to approach ESG measures for inclusion in compensation plans and why it may or may not make sense for your unique circumstances.
10:15am-11:00am
Hem Patel - VP Total Rewards, Moderna, Inc.
Paul Smithivas - Managing Director and Solution Advisor, WTW
Laurie Bienstock - Managing Director and Global Solution Line Leader, Work & Rewards, WTW
Room 230-233, 2nd Floor
Total Rewards
Panel
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Join Paul Smithivas, Managing Director and Solution Advisor and Laurie Bienstock, Managing Director and Global Solution Line Leader for Work and Rewards at WTW, for a panel discussion on optimizing Total Rewards amid a volatile and uncertain economic landscape. Hem Patel, VP of Total Rewards for Moderna, will explain how the company is using analytics and AI to make Total Rewards decisions and drive business performance. Learn how they and other entrepreneurial companies are embracing the future to create a modern Total Rewards experience for employees today.

Takeaways

  • Gain both strategic and practical applications of analytics and AI to use at your company.
  • Understand how to use analytics and new digital technologies such as generative AI as a Total Rewards professional. 
10:15am-11:15am
Sean Luitjens - General Manager of Total Rewards, Visier
Rebecca Mcconnell - Director of Compensation, Konica Minolta Business Solutions
Brad Robinson - Director, Compensation, MasTec Power Delivery
John Baldino - President, Humareso
Grand Ballroom B, 3rd Floor
Compensation
Panel
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

How much budget do you really need to deliver on a pay for performance strategy? Recent studies indicate that we have finally broken the stagnant 3% annual budget increase and may expect more. So how can you get the most bang for your buck with a pay-for performance program? Our panel will explore practical ways to differentially reward top performers now that budgets seem to finally be on the rise.

Takeaways

  • Leverage performance management tools and strategies to assist in differentially rewarding top performers.
  • Think more strategically in executing your compensation planning cycle, utilizing lessons learned in other organizations.
  • Understand best practices around equity and market adjustments, paying for performance while also addressing pay equity, utilizing company assets like stocks as a vehicle for rewarding performance, and more.
10:15am-11:15am
Bryan Briscoe - SVP Compensation, Marriott International, Inc.
Gail Greenfield - Executive Vice President of Pay Equity and Total Rewards Strategy and Solutions, Trusaic
Warren Mueller CCP, CBP, GRP, CSCP - Senior Director of Global Compensation, FTI Consulting
Devann Steele - AVP, Compensation, Humana Inc.
Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor
Workplace Equity
Panel
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

Join Gail Greenfield, Trusaic’s EVP of Pay Equity and Total Rewards for a deep dive into the most challenging conversations in compensation and Total Rewards. Our panelists from Marriott International, FTI Consulting and Humana will offer a sometimes serious, sometimes lighthearted look at their most hair-raising encounters. Each story will provide practical takeaways to improve communication with non-compensation/Total Rewards colleagues. Prepare to laugh as we take a walk on the wild side of workplace interactions.  

Takeaways

  • Effectively communicate complex pay equity and pay transparency concepts to colleagues who may not be well-versed in these areas. Navigate challenging conversations with confidence, addressing tough questions and concerns.
  • Be equipped to prevent misunderstandings related to pay equity and transparency by providing clear and accurate information to your colleagues, reducing the risk of conflicts and disputes arising from miscommunication.
  • Build stronger workplace relationships with colleagues in various departments by improving communication and understanding of compensation-related topics.
10:15am-11:15am
Margret Bjarnadottir - Associate Professor of Management Science and Statistics, University of Maryland
Room 236, 2nd Floor
Compensation
Workshop
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

In the evolving landscape of employer branding, demonstrating pay and workplace equity is critical. When faced with a significant pay gap, the challenge lies in correcting it promptly. Join Margret Bjarnadottir, Associate Professor of Management Science and Statistics at the University of Maryland, as she unveils a nuanced approach to closing pay gaps. This session focuses on dissecting specific segments of the salary structure contributing to pay gaps and addressing inequity at its roots.

Takeaways

  • Explore the complexities of closing pay gaps and understand why solutions may not be immediately apparent.
  • Understand the limitations of focusing only on employees who have the largest negative differences to close pay gaps.
  • Apply diverse and specific approaches to effectively address and close pay gaps within your organization.

Bring your laptop to the workshop for an interactive and hands-on experience. Pre-register for this session through the conference mobile app.

10:15am-11:30am
10:30AM
Magdalena Bugallo - Director Total Rewards Experience, VCA Animal Hospitals
Knowledge Corner, Connection Zone, Booth 700
Total Rewards
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

The life of a rewards professional can no longer be centered on spreadsheets and formulas. Today, building influential human connections is critically important; we need to be less data technician and more strategic partner to the whole HR function and business leaders. Magdalena Bugallo, Director of Total Rewards Experience, for VCA, will present a new way to approach Total Rewards that will help you re-think the skills and capabilities you need to conquer the future of work.

Takeaways

  • Re-think the role of the Total Rewards function within your organization evaluating your team’s capacity for strategic partnership.
  • Create an action plan on how to up-skill rewards professionals for the future.
  • Resource your Total Rewards function with the right talent to face the challenges of the future.
10:30am-10:55am
11:00AM
Jack Towarnicky - Of Counsel, American Retirement Association
Skill Building Theater, Connection Zone, Booth 110
Benefits
Fast Skills
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

HSAs are 20 years old while 401(k)s are 45. It is long past time for strategies that blend them together to gain a competitive cost advantage in the war for talent. HSAs offer maximum utility while 401(k)s provide liquidity — and both improve financial resiliency. Give your workers access to America's most valuable tax-preferred benefit by creating a synergistic combination of HSA and 401(k) benefits that work better together.

Takeaways

  • Create a plan that lowers employer-paid and worker-paid medical expenses while increasing financial resiliency as well as aggregate retirement savings and retirement preparation.
  • Learn how to leverage available transition provisions and innovations to improve associate engagement, as well as real and perceived perceptions of improved value.
  • Significantly improve retirement preparation (especially with respect to retiree medical and long-term care risk exposures) by leveraging tax preferences.
11:00am-11:25am
11:15AM
Jannice Koors - Senior Managing Director, Pearl Meyer
Nate O'Connor - Managing Director, Equity Methods
Junior Ballroom D, 3rd Floor
Executive Compensation
Presentation
Advanced: Applied Theory and Strategy

The SEC released new guidance on pay vs. performance in late 2023, sending many companies back to the drawing board in preparing for their second round of disclosures for the 2024 Proxy. With proxy season now wrapped up, Jannice Koors from Pearl Meyer and Nate O'Connor from Equity Methods will recap key themes and best practices that emerged in the second round of disclosures, plus a rundown of changes companies made in year two.

Takeaways

  • Prepare your next proxy with an understanding of how other companies approached their recent proxy on several methodological questions that impact the current proxy
  • Understand how to prepare an important disclosure in the proxy and receive a pay vs performance disclosure development checklist
11:15am-12:15pm
Danielle Luz GRP, CCCP - Global Reward Professional, Forhma Consultoria em Gestao de Pessoas Ltda
Room 237-238, 2nd Floor
Evolving Work and the Workforce
Roundtable Discussion
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Danielle Luz, Reward Manager, GRP and master student in IT and HR areas at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, will offer advice and tips for HR and Total Rewards professionals who want to use modern tools, API's and AI to generate predictive analysis and elevate their compensation strategies, increasing productivity and data quality. This session will provide you practical insights and guidance.

Takeaways

  • Realize the benefits of using AI and new technologies as strategic tools and reduce the fear that AI will threaten your career.
  • Gain knowledge and strategies to effectively navigate the integration of AI in compensation practices and advance their professional capabilities.

 

11:15am-12:15pm
11:30AM
Thomas Mcmullen - Sr. Client Partner, Korn Ferry (Visi)
Knowledge Corner, Connection Zone, Booth 700
Total Rewards
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Dive into the evolving landscape of organizational rewards with Korn Ferry, drawing insights from a comprehensive study encompassing 4000 organizations worldwide. In the face of compounding challenges—ranging from high inflation and a competitive talent market to gloomy economic outlooks—organizations are compelled to reimagine their reward program strategies. Join us in this session as we delve into the 'what,' 'why,' and 'how' behind organizations reshaping their employee reward programs to navigate unprecedented levels of uncertainty.

Takeaway

  • Walk away with a profound understanding of the current state of reward strategy trends, empowering you to elevate the reward strategy within your own organization.
11:30am-11:55am
Jamie Newton - Managing Director, Total Rewards Search
Learning Lounge, Connection Zone, Booth 720
Career Growth and Development
TR Talks
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Jamie Newton, Managing Director for Total Rewards Search, has spent over a decade guiding careers to new heights. The Total Rewards industry is always short on talent, and companies often just throw money at the problem rather than offering genuine career opportunities. In this session, learn how to navigate through the traps of sideways moves while actively increasing your skill set and overall market appeal.

Takeaways

  • Understand your market positioning and worth and why this assessment of your value is crucial to navigating your career.
  • Gain a roadmap to success by avoiding pitfalls, expanding your skill set, and escaping siloed positions.
11:30am-11:55am
Chris Nordman - Senior Vice President, Commercial Team, Cylinder
Room 260-262, 2nd Floor
Well-Being
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

More than 40% of Americans’ lives are disrupted daily by digestive issues. Not only does this cost 6 billion in annual spending — more than heart disease, trauma, and mental health together — but people are suffering in silence, painfully navigating a fragmented care system that leads to anxiety, frustration, and lack of relief. Chris Nordman, Senior Vice President, Commercial Team, of Vivante Health, will discuss how employers and benefits leaders can implement GI health solutions that tackle this growing problem.

Takeaways

  • Know how to integrate GI health into your wellness and benefits programs, reducing rising healthcare costs and bringing employees the digestive care they need to feel better, gut first.
  • Better understand how gut health and wellbeing increases employee productivity and participation in the workplace.
11:30am-12:15pm
Ryan Farber - Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Room 263-264, 2nd Floor
Sales Compensation
Presentation
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

Do you own the sales compensation process? Depending on structure, size, industry, and even personalities involved, the team or individual who owns sales compensation, from strategy to execution, can vary wildly. During this session learn what it really means to own sales compensation and the massive professional and organizational benefits you will gain from taking full control of the end-to-end process.

Takeaways

  • Know how to work with all cross-functional stakeholders involved and be at the center of major decision-making processes.
  • Gain the skills to own and take control of the sales compensation process to drive optimal financial results. 
11:30am-12:15pm
Jeremy Hollander - ceo, Milio
Greg Roche - VP, Compensation, UnitedHealth Group