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AGENDA
MARCH 12 - 13, 2020
NEW YORK MARRIOTT MARQUIS
March 12 - 13, 2020

About the Conference

How do employers develop and deliver benefits that meet employee needs for both today and tomorrow? Join us to learn how your peers are drawing on emergent science and technology to implement practical and effective strategies and programs that focus on the employee.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions

The Conference Board will be following the CDC guidelines for prevention of the spread of respiratory diseases. There will be a “no handshake” policy in effect with signage as a reminder.  We will have tissues and hand sanitizer throughout the meeting space.  All public areas will be wiped down throughout the conference.  

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed exclusively for Heads, VPs, Directors, and Managers of:

  • HR
  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Wellness
  • Total Rewards

Earn Recertification Credits

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Earn up to 11 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.5 (General/HR) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

This Conference is eligible for 11 CEBS Credits.


Get Involved!

If you would like to get involved in this year’s conference, please contact us.

Joanne Abate, AVP Global Benefits and Insurance Programs, Unum

Jacquelyn Ainsley, Benefits Program Manager, Pinterest

Joanne Armstrong, Clinical Head of Women’s Health and Genomics, Senior Director of Medical Policy and Operations, Aetna, a CVS Health Company

Jeff Arnold, CEO, Sharecare

Brent Atkins, SVP, Business Development, Progyny

Gen Barron, Sr. Manager of Global Well-Being, Medtronic

Gina Bartasi, Founder & CEO, Kindbody

Verna Bartels, Data Inquiry Specialist, Nielson

Kelly Bliss, Chief Client Officer, Teladoc Health

Dennis Branch, VP of HR-North America, AGCO

Will Brockman, Chief Revenue Officer, Healthcare Bluebook

Jane Cheshire Gilbert, Director, Retiree Health Care, State of Kentucky Teacher's Retirement System

Tim Church, Chief Medical Officer, Naturally Slim

Mike Civello, Vice President, Employee Benefits, Rethink Benefits

Maayan Cohen, CEO, Hello Heart

Sara Correnti, Manager, Health and Welfare Member Wellness Products, Concordia Plan Services

Bryan Curran, Account Director, HDMS

Marco Diaz, SVP, Global Head of Benefits, News Corporation

David Dickey, Consultant Relations Lead, Bind

Connie Donnelly, VP of Neurodiversity, Rethink Benefits

Lynda Donovan, Director of Employee Benefits, Huntsville Hospital Health System

Jake Flaitz, Director, Benefits, Corporate Benefits Strategy Department, Paychex Inc.

Tim Foggin, Vice President & Medical Director (Asia Pacific), Teladoc Health

Julia Givens, Benefits Manager, Field, Wayfair

Steven Goldberg, VP, Medical Affairs, Population Health, and Chief Health Officer, Health & Wellness, Quest Diagnostics

Grant Gordon, CEO and Co-Founder, Artemis Health

Carolyn Gordon, Director of Benefits, FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation

Matthew Harmon, VP, Compensation Benefits and HR Systems, AutoZone

Kristin Herrera, Chief Growth Officer, 2nd.MD

David Hines, Founder & CEO, ConsumerMedical

David Hoke, Senior Director, Associate Health and Wellbeing, Walmart Inc.

Amy Holliday, Director of Global HR Benefits, Tangoe

Marianne Holt, Director of Benefits Innovation, Collective Health

Kate Hyatt, EVP Human Resources, Chief People Officer, Healthgrades

Kate Hyatt, EVP Human Resources, Chief People Officer, Healthgrades

Marsha Hyslop, Chief Clinical Officer, 2nd. MD

Andrew Jacobus, Vice President of Insights and Data Science, Virgin Pulse Institute

Amy Johnson, Director, U.S. Benefits, Medtronic

Katie Kirkland, Director of Benefits, Southern Company

James Klein, President, American Benefits Council

Steven Knight, Chief Operating Officer, Quantum Health

Rich Krutsch, Vice President, People Services, ArcBest

Rich Krutsch, Vice President, People Services, ArcBest

Lindsey Lanzisero, Senior Director, Global Health and Insurance Benefits, PepsiCo

Arthur Leibowitz, Founder, President Emeritus and Chief Medical Officer, Health Advocate

Steven Lester, Cardiologist and Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Alan Lubeck, Head of US Benefits, Sanofi

Diane MacLeod, Head of Benefit Vendor Management, MassMutual

Stacey Magness, Director of Global Benefits, Ellucian

Julie Maneen, Senior Director of Product Management, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Sean McBride, Head of Partnerships, Lyra Health

Bridget McCabe, Medical Director of Clinical Quality and Informatics, Teladoc Health

Scott Megill, President and CEO, Coriell Life Sciences

philip Micali, Managing Director, bWell international, inc.

Jennifer Moore, Senior Benefits Analyst, Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Paul Moskowitz, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Sysco Corporation

Christine Muldoon, VP Marketing & Strategy, WebMD Health Services

Emily Munroe, Senior Benefits Manager, Wayfair LLC

Stephen Neeleman, Founder/Vice Chair, HealthEquity

Stacey Nelson, Manager, Benefits, Sprint Corporation

Derek Newell, SVP Commercial, Virta Health

Maeve O'Meara, CEO, Castlight Health

Erin Packwood, Vice President, Total Rewards & HR Transformation, Sysco Corporation

Victoria Pavlov, Vice President, Global Benefits, Nielsen

Virginia Peddicord, Director of Global Employee Population Health, Merck

Sarah Pedersen, VP Customer Success, Big Health

Daniel Perez, CEO, Co-Founder, Hinge Health

Leslie Pilliod, Sr. Director, Benefits & Engagement, Target

Leslie Pilliod, Sr. Director, Benefits & Engagement, Target

Jim Pursley, Chief Commercial Officer, Livongo

Emily Rich, Patient, Progyny Patient

Doug Riley, Benefits Director, J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Andrea Rosler, Vice President, Human Resources, Huntsville Hospital Health System

Erin Schad, Benefits Analyst, Kohler Co.

Maria Scheeler, Administrator/Executive Director, Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund

Ian Schwartz, Patient, Progyny Patient

Seth Serxner, Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President of Population Health, Optum

Shelley Sinclair, Assistant Director, Health and Welfare Benefits, Ernst & Young

Thomas Sondergeld, Former VP HRIS, Global Benefits & Mobility, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Lindsey Sosin, Head of Global Benefits, Stripe

Erik Sossa, Vice President, Global Benefits & Wellness, PepsiCo, Inc.

Tyler Steben, Director, Offering Management, IBM Watson Health

Douglas Stein, Manager, Payroll & Benefits, Parker LORD

Josh Stevens, President, DayTwo

Vickie Strickland, Director, Health Strategy and Resources, Delta Air Lines

Tammy Sun, CEO, Carrot Fertility

Jessica Tracy, Director, Enterprise, Color

Matthew Vlieger, Manager, Finance and Analytics, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Amanda VonderHaar, Senior Director, Employee Benefits & Wellbeing, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Hannah Wilkowski, Global Benefits Manager, Buzzfeed

Riley Zahm, Livongo Member, Weight Management

Day One
Thursday, March 12: New York
Thursday, March 26: San Diego

Conference Registration: 7:15 am – 5:00 pm
Networking Continental Breakfast: 7:15 – 8:10 am

Hosted by: SLEEPQUEST   WW Health Solutions

General Session A: 8:10 – 8:15 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Gregg Mauro, Program Director, The Conference Board

General Session B: 8:15 – 9:15 am

Health Care 2020: Connecting People, Science and Technology

Experts with diverse perspectives discuss the essential elements of health care benefits: science and technology. Attendees will walk away with practical advice on how to build state-of-the-art benefit programs that are delivered with a human touch.

Steven Lester, M.D., Cardiologist and Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science, Associate Medical Director for the Department of Business Development; Associate Medical Director for Contracting and Payor Relations, Mayo Clinic

New York

Marco Diaz, SVP, Global Head of Benefits, News Corporation

Steven Tolle, Partner, HLM Venture Partners

San Diego

Bob Kocher, MD, Partner, Venrock

Michael Labianca, Global Head of Human Resources, SVP, Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

Concurrent C1: 9:30 – 10:15 am

San Diego: Using Benefit Programs to Enhance the Employee Experience (Repeats as L1)

Employers are continually looking for new and unique ways to delight employees in delivery of their Total Rewards programs. Hear from high-performing companies successfully exceeding employees’ expectations by delivering value and impact during the meaningful moments in their lives.

Karen Sylvester, Director, HRBP, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Concurrent C2: 9:30 – 10:15 am

New York: Reduce Musculoskeletal Spend: Where to Start and Why

Employees that are stressed, sedentary and eating poorly develop costly chronic diseases, including musculoskeletal conditions like back and joint pain. Research shows that health coaching to support physical activity, behavioral health, and patient education can improve chronic condition outcomes. Hear how leading employers evaluated solutions across the continuum of care to reduce medical spend, chronic pain, and improve outcomes. 

Carolyn Gordon, Director of Benefits, FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation

Matt Harmon, VP, Compensation Benefits and HR Systems, AutoZone  

Jeff Krauss, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Hinge Health 

Tom Sondergeld, Former VP HRIS, Global Benefits & Mobility, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Concurrent C3: 9:30 – 10:15 am

Navigation is Essential to the Future of Health Care

Genomic medicine is rapidly changing the clinical and economic face of medicine. This session will focus on trends in genomic medicine and strategies to drive value in this emerging field using case examples from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

New York

Dennis Branch, VP of HR-North America, AGCO            

Amy Holliday, Director of Global HR Benefits, Tangoe        

Steven Knight, Chief Operating Officer, Quantum Health

Stacey Magness, Director of Global Benefits, Ellucian        

Amanda VonderHaar, Director of Benefits, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center  

San Diego

Veronica Cossette, Director, Benefits, Lennox

Ron Lafrican, Director, Benefits and Compensation, Cottage Health       

Laura Schneider, Chief Human Resources Officer, Core and Main

Shannon Skaggs, President, Quantum Health

Concurrent C4: 9:30 – 10:15 am

San Diego: What’s Possible When You Move Beyond a Traditional Health Plan Partner?

Health benefits is a critical part of your company culture, people strategy, and business finances, but too often legacy health plan options limit your strategy and your impact. Learn how benefits leaders are using a workforce health management system to rewrite the health benefits playbook and leave their mark on their organization.

Lauren Casterson, Global Benefits Lead, Palantir Technologies

Marianne Holt, Director of Benefits Innovation, Collective Health

Concurrent C5: 9:30 – 10:15 am

The Emergence of Genomic Medicine

Genomic medicine is rapidly changing the clinical and economic face of medicine. This session will focus on trends in genomic medicine and strategies to drive value in this emerging field using case examples from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

Joanne Armstrong, MD, MPH, Clinical Head of Women’s Health and Genomics, Senior Director of Medical Policy and Operations, Aetna, a CVS Health Company

Concurrent C6: 9:30 – 10:15 am

Closing the Access Gap: Delivering High-Touch, High-Quality Experiences with Virtual Care

This session will explore how virtual care transforms the patient experience — empowering employees with a better way to access a spectrum of quality, affordable care. Hear a leading employer discuss the important role that virtual care plays as employees face more chronic conditions and best practices for making virtual care a key component of your benefit strategy.

Joanne Abate, AVP Global Benefits and Insurance Programs, Unum

New York

Kelly Bliss, Chief Client Officer, Teladoc Health

San Diego

Kristen Moody, Vice President, Employer Client Management, Teladoc Health

Concurrent C7: 9:30 – 10:15 am

San Diego: Reduce Musculoskeletal Spend: Where to Start and Why

Employees that are stressed, sedentary and eating poorly develop costly chronic diseases, including musculoskeletal conditions like back and joint pain. Research shows that health coaching to support physical activity, behavioral health, and patient education can improve chronic condition outcomes. Hear how leading employers evaluated solutions across the continuum of care to reduce medical spend, chronic pain, and improve outcomes.

Greta Gentile, Sr. Manager, Benefits, FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation

Matt Harmon, VP, Compensation Benefits and HR Systems, AutoZone  

Jeff Krauss, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Hinge Health 

Tom Sondergeld, Former VP HRIS, Global Benefits & Mobility, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Networking Refreshment Break: 10:15 – 10:40 am

Hosted by: businesssolver    omada 

Concurrent D2: 10:40 – 11:25 am

HR Change Agents: Harnessing Change to Modernize Business and Benefits (Repeats as J2)

Change is the one constant all organizations can count on. Learn how two organizations experiencing significant change in their business models modernized their benefit programs to propel their organizations forward and meet the needs of a changing workforce.

Kate Hyatt, EVP, Human Resources, Chief People Officer, Healthgrades

Concurrent D3: 10:40 – 11:25 am

New York: Connecting Employee Wellbeing to Business Metrics

During this session, you will learn how one of the largest global pharmaceutical companies approaches population health, how to measure the impact of employee wellbeing programs and how these efforts move the needle on the most important business outcomes. You’ll receive actionable takeaways to help you prove that investing in employee wellbeing is a critical business strategy that yields significant value-on-investment.

Andrew Jacobus, Vice President of Insights and Data Science, Virgin Pulse Institute

Virginia Peddicord, Director of Global Employee Population Health, Merck

San Diego: Driving Real-World Health Care Outcomes with Quality 

Health care in the U.S. is stubbornly inefficient—nearly one-third of spend is wasteful. And employers, who pay for nearly half of Americans’ health care, are on the hook for rising health care costs without getting better outcomes. This national crisis is a quality problem—improving access to top-quality care saves lives and saves money. Learn about an innovative quality-driven approach to health care navigation that drives real-world health outcomes, reduces waste, and delivers a simpler and more positive member experience.

Greg Landmark, SVP of Compensation & Benefits, Travelers

New York

Owen Tripp, Co-founder & CEO, Grand Rounds

San Diego

Nupur Srivastava, SVP of Product & Marketing, Grand Rounds

Concurrent D4: 10:40 – 11:25 am

"I Owe My Employer My Life": Voices from the Front Lines of Diabetes Reversal

During this presentation, The Nielsen Company will share results of diabetes reversal treatment to their employees – and the impact of eliminating more than 50% of diabetes-specific prescriptions for patients on reversal treatment has had on Nielsen’s bottom line. You’ll meet real Nielsen employees who will share their personal journeys of reversing diabetes and how it has transformed their lives.

Victoria Pavlov, Vice President, Global Benefits, Nielsen

Verna Bartels, Data Inquiry Specialist, Nielson

Derek Newell, SVP Commercial, Virta Health

Concurrent D5: 10:40 – 11:25 am

San Diego: On Demand Health Insurance Saves Employers Money and Satisfies Employees by Reducing Waste 

When health care costs increase, employers often face the hard choice of shifting costs to employees. Medtronic decided against this. They deployed a new design called on demand health insurance that targeted the 30 – 50% of wasteful expenses. Learn more about this new benefit design and the results of reduced premiums, enriched benefit coverage, and satisfied employees.

David R. Dickey, Consultant Relations Lead, Bind

Amy Johnson, Director, U.S. Benefits, Medtronic

San Diego: Leveraging Wellbeing for the Employee and Customer Experience

Award-winning hospital system MemorialCare has created one of the industry’s most innovative wellbeing programs. Learn how the organization is driving the best possible patient care and customer experience by helping its employees reduce stress, combat burnout, sleep better, and improve their general health and wellbeing.

Melanie Cumbee, MS, CWP, Director, Organizational Health and Wellbeing, MemorialCare Health System

Andrew Jacobus, Vice President of Insights and Data Science, Virgin Pulse Institute

Concurrent D5: 10:40 – 11:25 am

Leveraging Technology to Deliver Life-Changing Mental Health Care

Join Pinterest in New York and the University of Southern California in San Diego to discuss how it has transformed its mental health benefits, including details on metrics and a tech-based approach that has allowed the company to transform mental health care benefits and deliver more care to employees who need it.

New York

Jacquelyn Ainsley, Benefits Program Manager, Pinterest

Sean McBride, Head of Partnerships, Lyra Health

San Diego

Prateek Bhatia, BPharm, PhD, Assistant Vice President, Health Plans, University of Southern California

Amelia Gilbert, Director of Partnerships, Lyra Health

Concurrent D6: 10:40 – 11:25 am

Turning Insights into Action: Using Data to Increase Employee Engagement

Learn how data and a custom approach can be used to educate employees and influence decisions in their benefit programs. You’ll gain insights from a leading organization, learn how to use data to generate awareness, and help your employees save for the present and invest in their future.

Stephen Neeleman, MD, Founder/Vice Chair, HealthEquity

New York

Stacey Nelson, Manager, Benefits, Sprint Corporation

San Diego

Laronne Faulkner, Program Manager, University of California Office of the President

Gabby Jung, Director of Operations and Financial Management, University of California Office of the President

Mandy Lau, Director, Global Benefits, Adobe Inc.

Concurrent E1: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

New York: The Power of Navigation: A Delightful, Personalized Benefits Experience

When it comes to helping your employees navigate their health and wellbeing, it can be tempting to offer a variety of innovative point solutions to serve your diverse population. But too many solutions can create friction in the benefit experience. Learn how health navigation has helped PepsiCo create a delightful and deeply personalized experience that guides employees to the right care at the right time.

Tamar Rudnick, SVP of Marketing, Castlight Health

Erik Sossa, Vice President, Global Benefits & Wellness, PepsiCo, Inc.

Concurrent E3: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

Driving Engagement and Quality Care Through Clinical Concierge

Physician quality transparency and navigation can help improve quality, diagnostic and treatment accuracy, and avoid unnecessary or inappropriate care. To improve outcomes and curb health care costs, employers are activating employees using medical decision support and expert opinion programs. Learn how clinical concierge and winning engagement strategies have resulted in desired outcomes.

New York

David Hines, CEO & Founder, ConsumerMedical

Alan Lubeck, Head of US Benefits, Sanofi

San Diego

Randy K. Hawkins, MD, FACHE, Chief Medical Officer, ConsumerMedical

Vito Rubino, AVP of Benefits, MassMutual

Concurrent E4: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

New York: Measuring the ROI of Wellbeing in the Real World

When showing the ROI of behavioral health programs, it can be challenging to know where to start – but it doesn’t have to be. Gain insight into evidence-based strategies you can use to build a rock-solid ROI model that proves the cost-effectiveness of your behavioral health programs.

Gen Barron, Sr. Manager of Global Well-Being, Medtronic

 

Tim Church, MD, MPH, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Naturally Slim

Sara Correnti, Manager of Health and Wellness, Concordia Plan Services

Rich Krutsch, Vice President, People Services, ArcBest

San Diego: SAP Sees ROI and Engagement ASAP with an Rx Benefit Solution

Join two Total Rewards and benefit leaders from SAP who will share why SAP decided to implement an enhanced pharmacy benefit solution, what keys to success drove them to a 1:1 ROI in under 12 months, and how it has impacted engagement across a diverse member population.

Katie Allen, SeniorVice President of Marketing, Rx Savings Solutions

Jeff Bergin, Benefits Consultant, Total Rewards, SAP

Jason Russel, Head of North America Total Rewards, SAP

Concurrent E5: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

Combating the Silent Killer: Delivering 2x Clinical Outcomes than Industry Standard in Blood Pressure Management Without Leaving Patients Behind

This session will review the key insights from industry-leading employers as they discuss implementing a smartphone solution, pros and cons of different technologies available in the market, enrollment methods that got the highest engagement rates, and, most importantly, clinical outcomes achieved.

Maayan Cohen, CEO, Hello Heart

New York

Douglas Stein, Manager, Payroll & Benefits, Parker LORD 

San Diego

Todd Smasal, Vice President of Total Rewards, Northwestern Mutual 

Concurrent E6: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

Navigating Employees to High-Value Care: Learn How Using Provider Quality and Cost Data Drives Patients Outcomes

During this session, find out how two organizations are curbing the upward cost trend by teaching employees across multiple locations to become smarter health care consumers. Learn how a strong partnership and design plan helps drive members to an innovative tool that protects them from overpaying for health care, while also helping employers cut their annual medical spend.

Will Brockman, Chief Revenue Officer, Healthcare Bluebook

New York

Katie Kirkland, Director of Benefits, Southern Company

San Diego

Charles White, Vice President - Compensation & Benefits, HD Supply

Networking Luncheon: 12:25 – 1:40 pm

Hosted by: vsp

General Session F: 1:40 – 2:35 pm

Stories from the HR Frontlines: Tackling Tough Issues

How can HR professionals respond to wide-ranging employee preferences and, at the same time, provide affordable, accessible, modern and competitive benefits? Learn about unconventional tactics that can take your benefit programs to the next level.

Paul T. Moskowitz, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Sysco Corporation 

Erin Packwood, Vice President, Total Rewards & HR Transformation, Sysco Corporation


San Diego

Barbara A. Parker, MD, Professor of Medicine, Breast Medical Oncologist, University of California, San Diego

Concurrent G2: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

New York: The Power of Certainty in Your Employee’s Health

In this session you will learn how large employers have developed Total Rewards solutions that bend the cost curve, improve outcomes and deliver a concierge member experience that helps their employees and families make the right treatment decision the first time.

Jeff Brodsky, Chief Human Resources Officer, Morgan Stanley

Kristin Herrera, Chief Growth Officer, 2nd.MD

Marsha Hyslop, Chief Clinical Officer, 2nd.MD

Rich Krutsch, Vice President, People Services, ArcBest

Shelley Sinclair, Assistant Director, Health and Welfare Benefits, Ernst & Young

Vickie Strickland, Director, Health Strategy and Resources, Delta Air Lines

Concurrent G3: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

New York: Drilling Into Lowe’s Data to Identify Members At-risk for Opioid Abuse

Learn how Lowe’s reviewed enrollment, medical and pharmacy claims to develop relative risk scores for members of the population and evaluated population for major organizational breaks such as retail, distribution, corporate and total. Based on this information, learn how Lowe’s managed the problem, what steps they took to resolve it and how things are looking today.

Bryan Curran, Account Director, Health Data & Management Solutions, Inc. (HDMS)

Jennifer Moore, Senior Benefits Analyst, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

San Diego: On Demand Health Insurance Saves Employers Money and Satisfies Employees by Reducing Waste

When health care costs increase, employers often face the hard choice of shifting costs to employees. Medtronic decided against this. They deployed a new design called on demand health insurance that targeted the 30 – 50% of wasteful expenses. Learn more about this new benefit design and the results of reduced premiums, enriched benefit coverage, and satisfied employees.

David R. Dickey, Consultant Relations Lead, Bind

Amy Johnson, Director, U.S. Benefits, Medtronic

Concurrent G5: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

Ready, Set, Launch: How to Create the Well-Being Program Your Employees Want

Launching a new well-being program doesn’t have to be painful. In this session, Kohler will share how they launched a new well-being experience that addresses the unique needs of their 15,000 employees. Learn why they are bringing together all of their employee offerings in one place and how it has enabled their employees to play an active role in their health and well-being.


New York

Christine Muldoon, VP Marketing & Strategy, WebMD Health Services

Erin Schad, Benefits Analyst, Kohler Co.


San Diego

Julie Lyons, Manager, Wellness, Kohler Co.

Alex Nguyen, VP of Product and Solutions, WebMD Health Services

Concurrent G6: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

Redefining Fertility and Family Building Benefits with a Smarter Solution

Join this panel discussion to hear from key stakeholders – patients – as they discuss the mental, physical and economic tolls of infertility and the power of a comprehensive and supportive benefit. You will also hear from an employer about how a comprehensive fertility benefit with emotional support has improved clinical outcomes, employee satisfaction and loyalty.

Emily Rich, Progyny Patient

Ian Schwartz, Progyny Patient

New York

Brent Atkins, Senior VP, Business Development, Progyny

Diane MacLeod, Head of Benefit Vendor Management, MassMutual

San Diego

Ann Speltz, Senior Benefits Consultant, Capital Group

Julie Stadlbauer, SVP, Progyny

Concurrent G7: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

Holistic Benefits Data: How Wayfair Justified New Programs and Planned a Successful Open Enrollment

Ask any benefits leader to name their biggest challenges, and you’ll likely hear about Open Enrollment. In this session, we’ll explore how Wayfair, one of the world’s largest online retailers for home goods, tracks key metrics like overspending, find opportunities for new programs, and improve the member experience during Open Enrollment.

Julia Givens, Benefits Manager, Field, Wayfair

Grant Gordon, CEO and Co-Founder, Artemis Health

Networking Refreshment Break: 3:35 – 4:00 pm

Hosted by: businesssolver   omada

General Session H: 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Preparation and Protocols for Addressing the COVID-19 Outbreak

This session will provide a global update on the COVID-19 outbreak based on tight collaboration with the CDC and WHO and discuss the vital role of virtual care to improve access and speed to care.

Tim Foggin, MD, BSc, MDCM, MPH, FCFP, FRCPC, FACHE, Vice President & Medical Director (Asia Pacific), Teladoc Health (Joining virtually)

Bridget K. McCabe, MD, MPH, FAAP, Medical Director of Clinical Quality and Informatics, Teladoc Health

Networking Cocktail Reception: 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Hosted by: Willis Tower Watson   Day Tow   exprogram   Groker   happify Health   Health Net   Lively   onduo   Quit Genius   maven   vida   spring health

Day Two
Friday, March 13: New York
Friday, March 27: San Diego

Networking Continental Breakfast: 7:15 – 8:00 am

Hosted by: SLEEPQUEST   WW Helth Solutions

General Session I: 8:00 – 9:00 am

Politics 2020: The Health Care Debate Heats Up

The one sure bet in the coming national elections is that health care will be front and center throughout. Get the inside scoop, as only Jim Klein can provide, on the likely scenarios and what it all means for your organization and employees.

James A. Klein, President, American Benefits Council

Concurrent J2: 9:10 – 9:55 am

New York: The Teamsters Health & Welfare Fund: How to Better Identify Major Risks with Genetics and Precision Health

Join us for this session to learn why The Teamsters Health & Welfare Fund brings genetics and precision health to union members and their dependents and how this unique program

helps identify current and potential health risks, empowers members to take important preventative actions and how the program has impacted members and the organization as a whole.

Maria Scheeler, Administrator/Executive Director, Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund

Jessica Tracy, GBDS, CLCS, Director, Enterprise, Color

San Diego: SAP: How to Better Identify Major Risks with Genetics and Precision Health

Join us for this session to learn why SAP brings genetics and precision health to employees and their dependents and how SAP benefits managers use this unique program to help them better identify current and potential health risks, how they empower employees to take important preventative actions and how the program has impacted the entire organization.

Jeffrey Bergin, Sr. Benefits Consultant, Total Rewards, SAP

Caroline Savello, VP Commercial, Color

Concurrent J4: 9:10 – 9:55 am

How to be Member Obsessed When It Comes to Whole-Person Care

Almost half of U.S. adults manage multiple chronic conditions and this rate is rapidly rising. Explore Target’s team member-obsessed approach to building whole-person benefits that remove barriers to care and meet members where they are. In addition to exploring Target’s results, you’ll also hear a Livongo member share their health care story.

Riley Zahm, Livongo Member, Weight Management

New York

Leslie Pilliod, Sr. Director, Benefits & Engagement, Target

Jim Pursley, Chief Commercial Officer, Livongo

San Diego

Julia Hoffman, PsyD, VP of Behavioral Health Strategy, Livongo

Lucinda Ward, Division Vice President, Western & South West, VSP Vision Care

Concurrent J5: 9:10 – 9:55 am

New York: Building a Culture of Wellbeing Through an Integrated and Targeted Approach

When a company decides to go “all in” on building a culture of wellbeing, what does that mean, and what’s involved? During this session you will learn how AIG identified their current wellness approach using data, surveys and employee results to determine their wellness solution and hear what they’ve learned after several years in their current program. You will also learn how PepsiCo has built an integrated advocacy and clinical/population health model to help drive their members to the appropriate solutions and resources and ensure they are getting the right care when they need it. 

Lindsey Lanzisero, Senior Director, Global Health and Insurance Benefits, PepsiCo

Seth Serxner, Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President of Population Health, Optum

Concurrent J6: 9:10 – 9:55 am

San Diego: The Power of Certainty in Your Employee’s Health

In this session you will learn how large employers have developed Total Rewards solutions that bend the cost curve, improve outcomes and deliver a concierge member experience that helps their employees and families make the right treatment decision the first time.

Kristin Herrera, Chief Growth Officer, 2nd.MD

Marsha Hyslop, Chief Clinical Officer, 2nd.MD

Rich Krutsch, Vice President, People Services, ArcBest

New York

Jeff Brodsky, Chief Human Resource Officer, Morgan Stanley

Shelley Sinclair, Assistant Director, Health and Welfare Benefits, Ernst & Young

Vickie Strickland, Director, Health Strategy and Resources, Delta Air Lines


San Diego

Ann Reed, Director of Benefits, Republic Services 

Concurrent J7: 9:10 – 9:55 am

More than IVF: Inclusive Fertility Benefits for Your Global Population

The scope of fertility benefit solutions has expanded significantly as more large employers aim to promote inclusivity, benefits parity and support for a diverse worldwide workforce in their family building efforts. Learn how these benefits can reinforce a company’s values and serve as an important recruiting and retention tool for top talent.

Tammy Sun, CEO, Carrot Fertility

New York

Lindsey Sosin, Head of Global Benefits, Stripe

San Diego

MaryBeth Kramer, SPHR, GSD, Global Benefits Director, Box

Networking Refreshment Break: 9:55 – 10:25 am
Concurrent K2: 10:25 – 11:10 am

New York: Food as Medicine: Microbiome-based, Personalized Nutrition to Enable Type 2 Diabetes Remission

Join us and learn how the largest hospital system in Alabama (Huntsville Hospital System) achieved HbA1c reduction, improvement in blood sugar “time-in-range,” weight loss, and strong adherence enabling cost reduction and a path to remission for employees with Type 2 diabetes.

Lynda Donovan, Director of Employee Benefits, Huntsville Hospital Health System

Andrea Rosler, Vice President, Human Resources, Huntsville Hospital Health System

Josh Stevens, President, Day Two

Concurrent K3: 10:25 – 11:10 am

A Better First Step in Mental Health Care: Why Employers Are Offering Digital Solutions Before Therapy and Medication

It’s time for a tactical tear-down of mental health strategy — what will increasing access really look like in 2020? There’s a good chance your employees either don’t think they need help at all or prefer to handle things themselves.

Sarah Pedersen, VP Customer Success, Big Health

New York

Leslie Pilliod, Sr. Director, Benefits & Engagement, Target

Concurrent K4: 10:25 – 11:10 am

Building a Data-Driven Benefit Strategy that Transforms Engagement and Maximizes Value

Enhancing member support and access to data-driven, personalized information can allow an employer to shape benefit design and encourage employee participation. Hear from an employer who successfully leveraged expanded support and data analytics as part of an integrated strategy to improve employees’ health and wellbeing.

Arthur "Abbie" Leibowitz MD, FAAP, Founder, President Emeritus and Chief Medical Officer, Health Advocate

New York

Jake Flaitz, Director, Benefits, Corporate Benefits Strategy Department, Paychex Inc.


San Diego

Susan W. Sproat, Executive Director, HR – Benefits, University of Pennsylvania

Concurrent K7: 10:25 – 11:10 am

The Future of Family Benefits

How are employers innovating their benefits strategy to meet the needs of millennial families while reducing rising health care costs?  Why are employers opting to go directly to the provider and what are the benefits of doing so?  What are the key components of an impactful ROI-positive family benefits model? Learn about a new fertility benefit program directly from the provider uniquely able to control for costs, outcomes and patient experience.

Gina Bartasi, Founder & CEO, Kindbody

New York

Hannah Wilkowski, Global Benefits Manager, Buzzfeed

San Diego

Reena Scoblionko, Vice President, People, GoodRx

Concurrent L1: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

San Diego: Using Benefit Programs to Enhance the Employee Experience (C1 repeated)

Concurrent L2: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

Empower Your Employees, Transform the Community

Now more than ever, employers have a responsibility to empower their workforces on the journey to better health. In this session, learn how CareFirst and Walmart have leveraged their most important asset – their own associates – to accelerate wellbeing of their workforces, the populations they serve and the communities in which they live. 

David Hoke, Senior Director, Associate Health and Wellbeing, Walmart Inc.

New York

Jeff Arnold, CEO, Sharecare

Julie Maneen, Senior Director of Product Management, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield


San Diego

Carrie Greene, Manager, Wellness and Disease Management Programs, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Brian Woods, SVP Enterprise, Sharecare

Concurrent L3: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

New York: The Importance of Pharmacogenomic Testing for All Employers

Attend this session to hear how the Pharmacogenomics Outcomes in Employers Measured (POEM) initiative is targeting a 24-month ROI in health care spend for employers offering pharmacogenomics testing plus medication therapy management to employees, with the goal of improving the experience of care and curbing prescription drug costs.

Jane Cheshire Gilbert, CPA, CGBA, Director, Retiree Health Care, State of Kentucky Teacher's Retirement System

Dr. Steven Goldberg, MD, MBA, VP, Medical Affairs, Population Health, and Chief Health Officer, Health & Wellness, Quest Diagnostics

Scott Megill, President and CEO, Coriell Life Sciences

Concurrent L4: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

New York: The Business Case for AI in Benefits

Can artificial intelligence (AI) revolutionize the way human resources and benefit teams perform their jobs? This session will showcase how large employers are using AI technology to reduce costs for their employees and their organizations. Learn how these tools can assist employees in selecting the best-fit benefit plans during open enrollment and optimize employee health programs.

Tyler Steben, Director, Offering Management, IBM Watson Health

Matthew Vlieger, Manager, Finance and Analytics, Liberty Mutual Insurance

San Diego: Polychronic by Design: Why We Can’t Solve for the Physical Without Treating the Behavioral

Whether anxiety, depression, or simply stress, these mental challenges can create a foundation of poor habits that lead to chronic illness. In this session, you’ll hear why innovative employers believe integrating the treatment of physical and emotional health is essential in order to achieve sustained results.

CJ Mark, Chief Commercial Officer, Vida

Chris Mosunic, PhD, Chief Clinical Officer, Vida

Elvia Soberanes-Iniguez, MPH, Benefits Program Manager, Cisco Systems

Concurrent L5: 11:20 am - 12:05 pm

San Diego: The Power of Navigation: A Delightful, Personalized Benefits Experience

When it comes to helping your employees navigate their health and wellbeing, it can be tempting to offer a variety of innovative point solutions to serve your diverse population. But too many solutions can create friction in the benefit experience. Learn how health navigation has helped PepsiCo create a delightful and deeply personalized experience that guides employees to the right care at the right time.

Maeve O’Meara, Chief Executive Officer, Castlight Health

Suroor Raheemullah, Vice President, Human Resources, Dover Corporation

Concurrent L6: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

San Diego: The Business Case for AI in Benefits

Can artificial intelligence (AI) revolutionize the way human resources and benefit teams perform their jobs? This session will showcase how large employers are using AI technology to reduce costs for their employees and their organizations. Learn how these tools can assist employees in selecting the best-fit benefit plans during open enrollment and optimize employee health programs.

Dana Maul, Growth Leader, IBM Watson Health

Jyoti Peters, Leader, Business Development, Employer Market, IBM Watson Health

Matthew Vlieger, Manager, Finance and Analytics, Liberty Mutual Insurance

General Session M: 12:15 – 12:30 pm

Conference Wrap-Up

Lively discussion with take-aways and prizes.

 

**PLEASE NOTE**

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Precautions

The Conference Board will be following the CDC guidelines for prevention of the spread of respiratory diseases. There will be a “no handshake” policy in effect with signage as a reminder.  We will have tissues and hand sanitizer throughout the meeting space.  All public areas will be wiped down throughout the conference.

Other scheduled dates and locations for 2020 Annual Employee Health Care Conference - New York:

June 24 - July 02, 2020 – Virtual Meeting, ,

Pre-Conference Workshop:

Boosting Employee Satisfaction: Using Data-Driven Insights to Improve Employee Wellbeing


March 11, 2020

Nearly half of benefits leaders list improving employee productivity and satisfaction as their top organizational goal. They rely heavily on employee feedback to measure program success – but leaning on employee feedback alone isn't enough. Employers are frustrated by the limited insights they receive from their benefits data, with 53% saying one of their biggest challenges is accessing the right data. Hear from experts and leaders who are boosting employee satisfaction by leveraging benefits data and learn how to get access to the right insights to help you make better, employee-centric decisions.

Lara Battema, Senior Alliances Consultant, Artemis Health

Julie Givens, Benefits Manager, Wayfair

Grant Gordon, CEO and Co-Founder, Artemis Health

Chris Savoie, VP of Product, Artemis Health

Allie Skoly, Lead Associate, Health and Group Benefits, Willis Towers Watson

LOCATION

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Tel: 212 339-0345

Please Note: Registration fees do not include accommodations. To book a room at a reduced rate by February 25th, call 877-303-0104 or 800-843-4898. You can also book online here.

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

meQuilibrium
Lead Sponsor
Willis Towers Watson
Sponsored By
2nd.md
Accolade
ActiveHealth
Aduro
Aetna Inc.
Anthem, Inc.
Artemis Health
Bank of America
Big Health
Blue Shield of California
bswift
Businessolver, Inc.
Carrot Fertility, Inc.
Castlight Health, Inc.
Cigna
Cleo
Collective Health
Color Genomics, Inc.
ConnectYourCare
ConsumerMedical
CVS Health
DayTwo, Inc.
eMindful
Evive Health
EX Truth Initiative
EyeMed
Further
Ginger.io
Grand Rounds
Grokker
Happify Health
HDMS
Health Advocate
Health Net, Inc.
Healthcare Bluebook
HealthEquity
Hello Heart
Hinge Health
IBM Watson Health
Kindbody
Lively
Livongo Health
Lyra Health
Maven
Meritain Health
Omada Health
Onduo
One Medical
Ovia Health
PayFlex
Progyny
Quantum Health, Inc.
QuitGenius -DigiThera
Rethink Benefits
Sharecare
SleepQuest
Spring Health
Springbuk, Inc.
Sword Health
Teladoc Health
UnitedHealthcare
Vida
Virgin Pulse, Inc.
Virta Health
VSP Vision Care
Walgreens & Co.
WebMD Health Services
Wellbeats
Wellthy
Welltok
WW International

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