17th Annual Employee Health Care Conference

The Power of Performance and Engagement:
Driving Health Care Value Forward

Presented by The Conference Board and sponsored by Willis Towers Watson

Generational shifts in the workforce, evolving delivery models, technologies and provider systems, and the ever-expanding array of new market entrants are among the top trends shaping health care today. Employers continue to meet the challenges head-on — raising the bar for performance and engagement, and driving the business value of health programs forward.

Just announced: pre-conference workshop added in San Diego
Wednesday, March 8: San Diego
1:30 – 5:00 pm
The Changing Benefits Landscape: Exploring Tailored Solutions to Modernize Your Benefits Delivery
Human Resources professionals are constantly challenged to modernize their benefits in order to attract, engage and retain top talent across multiple generations. Private health care exchanges have evolved into a powerful and cost-effective engine to drive innovative benefits strategy and delivery. Join us for a discussion to learn where private exchanges are heading and how they can propel your organization’s employee value proposition forward.

We invite you to join us in San Diego and New York where you will network with  industry leaders and your peers in exploring the latest developments:    

  • Innovation as strategy: new opportunities, new solutions
    Ted Kezios, Sr. Director of Global Benefits, Cisco Systems
  • Private exchanges: current performance and future enhancements
    Deb R. Macchia, Executive Director, Global Benefits & Wellness Programs, ITT Corporation
    Justine Turpin, VP, Human Resources for Global Business Services, United Parcel Service, Inc.
  • The health care experience: how leading organizations are enhancing employee navigation
    San Diego: Rachelle Taylor, U.S. Benefits Consultant, NetApp
    New York: Kim Dowd, Sr. Manager Global Benefits & Wellness, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
  • Modernizing health benefits for business value: holistic approaches to workforce health
    Judith Verhave, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Compensation and Benefits, BNY Mellon
    Brendon Perkins, Vice President of Global Benefits and Mobility, The Nielsen Company
  • Pharmacy benefits: actionable steps to manage costs and outcomes
    Arthur A. Fabbro, Jr., Director, Total Compensation Programs, Magna International Inc
    San Diego: Matthew C. Harmon, Director of Benefits & HRIS, Customer Satisfaction, AutoZone, Inc.
    New York: Aliza Steinberg, Benefits Manager, Covenant Retirement Communities
  • Strategies in action: performance, value and the employee experience
    San Diego: Jeffrey Shapiro, Vice President, Enterprise Benefits, The Walt Disney Company
    New York: Jennifer Bruno, Vice President, Global Health Services, Johnson & Johnson
  • Behavioral health benefits: the struggles employers face -- and what can be done
    Tonyia Ragland-Davis, RN, MSN, MBA/HCM, CPDM, Corporate Disability Manager, Michelin North America, Inc.
    Debra Reynolds Dr.PH CEAP, Director of Benefits-EAP/Behavioral Health, United Airlines, Inc.
  • Global brokerage for multinationals
    Katie Knowlton, MCIPD, International Benefits Manager, Global Human Resources, Jacobs
    Sue Fleming, Sr. Director Global Benefits, Nike, Inc.
  • Financial well-being: new vision, new tools
    Jason J. Podvin, Director, Global Benefits, Eastman Chemical Company
    San Diego: Pam Hembrow, Global Retirement Benefits Manager, Microsoft Corporation
    New York: Sonja Kellen, Director, Global Retirement, Microsoft Corporation
  • Following the dollars: what today's health care industry investments signal  for the future
    Yumin Choi, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
    San Diego: Teresa Wolownik, Senior Director, Global Benefits & Health Services, Qualcomm Incorporated
    New York:
    Stephen Kraus, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
    Bernadette Branosky, Global Benefits Manager, JPMorgan Chase
  • Innovations in health care delivery
    Kim Berdinsky, Director, Benefits, Alliance Data
    Calvin Hilton, Vice President Corporate Human Resources, Alliance Data
    San Diego: Andrea Trudelle, Director, World Wide Benefits, NVIDIA Corporation
    New York: Beau Davidson, VP, Human Resources, NVIDIA Corporation
  • Voluntary benefits: building engagement and value
    Kate Hyatt, SVP, Chief People Officer, Healthgrades
    Robin L. Benoit, Managing Director, Head of Global Benefits, State Street Corporation
  • Washington update: post-election employer impact
    James A. Klein, President, American Benefits Council