Benefit Communication and Technology Institute

Monday, July 18 - Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA
Benefit Communication and Technology Institute

As we emerge from the pandemic with remote or dispersed workforces and changing participant needs, the challenge of communicating the value of benefits has become more complex but never more important. Join us for the Benefit Communication and Technology Institute and get the tools you need to evaluate your current communication strategies, learn best practices and uncover emerging trends that will help you better connect with your plan participants.

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2022 Agenda

    • Available in person
    • Available virtually
    • Health
    • Retirement
    • Canadian
    • General
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    This conference gave me some great ideas and direction to start addressing my communication needs.

    Josh HertzbergBusiness/Finance Manager
    International Longshoremen's Association

    ​Benefits of Attending

    • Understand how legal and regulatory requirements impact your communications.
    • Learn how to help your participants navigate the changing retirement and health care landscapes.
    • Discover how to leverage technology to help your participants and operate your plans more efficiently.
    • Interact with industry experts and participate in hands-on learning experiences.
    • Get a handle on key issues, trends and future direction.
    • Take a strategic look at your communications.
    • Network with other professionals facing similar challenges.
    • Engage in productive dialogue and come away with creative ideas and workable solutions.

    Who Should Attend

    The Benefit Communication and Technology Institute is for those responsible for communicating employee benefits in the United States and Canada. This includes communications managers and consultants, trustees and administrators of multiemployer plans, corporate human resources directors and managers, public sector benefits managers and administrative staff.


    • Jennifer S. Abrams, Esq. Attorney Susanin, Widman & Brennan, PC
    • Jeff Applegate Trustee Equity League Benefit Funds
    • Uche Enemchukwu, Esq. Chief Executive Officer Nelu Diversified Consulting Solutions
    • Jordan L. Fischer, Esq., CIPP-E, CIPP-US, CIPM Global Data Privacy Practice Group Leader Octillo Law PLLC
    • Kelly Knight, M.A. Benefits Program Specialist (Communication) Virginia Beach City Public Schools
    • Christopher Lee Vice President, Employee Communications Practice Gallagher
    • Padraigin Murphy, J.D. Associate Koskie Minsky LLP
    • Joanna M. Pineda Chief Executive Officer and Chief Troublemaker Matrix Group International, Inc.
    • Judy N. Plotkin, M.S.W., ICD.D Vice President, Health Solutions People Corporation
    • Sally Sandoval Director, Member Communications New York City Board of Education Retirement System
    • Michelle Spehr, M.A., M.Ed., MCHES®, CWF Consultant | Facilitator ViDL Solutions
    • Heidi E. tenBroek Principal and Communication Consultant Milliman, Inc.
    • Megan Yost, M.B.A. Senior Vice President, Engagement Strategist Segal Benz


    We are currently working to bring you subject matter experts that will be able to provide insights into the latest about the benefits industry. Please check back soon.

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    Continuing Education

    Continuing Education credit for professions and designations MAY be available for attendance at live sessions. You must register for the program and request CE credit at least 60 days prior to the beginning of the program so that the Foundation can seek preapproval from the governing agency.

    Note: Requests made for continuing education credit do not guarantee administration of credit. For further information on continuing education credit, please call (262) 786-6710, option 2.

    Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit for additional information.

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    Registration Information
      Member Nonmember

    Through 6/6/2022 US $1,325.00 US $1,545.00
    After 6/6/2022 US $1,625.00 US $1,845.00

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