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Global Benefits in a Rapidly Changing World Sessions

All times listed are in Eastern Time.


In order to download session handouts you must be logged in and registered for the program.

Session handouts will be available to registered attendees Thursday, July 30, 2020 through Friday, August 6, 2021.

Thursday, August 6

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

GVC00  Test Your System

Access this session before attending the virtual conference to familiarize yourself with all of the features of the environment.

(#11—Global)

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

GVC01  Global Economic Outlook

Ian Toner, CFA Speaker
Chief Investment Officer
Verus Investments
Seattle, WA

This session will provide perspective on the state of the current global economy and the impact of recent events on specific industries.

This session is worth 1 credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#11—Global)

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

GVC02  Global Mobility Challenges in a COVID-19 World

Kristin M. Sampson, GPHR Speaker
Area Vice President Global Mobility
Gallagher
Rochester, NY

Join this session to learn about the “noninsurance” aspects of the recent challenges employers are facing with global mobility of their workforce. This session will include a discussion on how to support employees who need to suddenly move, including the tax and immigration implications. You will also hear case study examples of how other employers reacted to these obstacles.

This session is worth 1 credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#11—Global)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

GVC03  Business Travel During COVID-19

Edward I. Cha Speaker
Senior Vice President, Global Benefits and Property & Casualty Practice Leader
ABD Insurance and Financial Services, Inc., San Mateo, CA /
Chicago, IL

Join this session to learn about the insurance aspects of the recent challenges employers are facing regarding the global mobility of their workforce. This session starts with the basics—an overview of travel insurance and policies. Discussion will include what departments typically have responsibility for managing insurance coverage and COVID-19 exclusions. You will also hear opinions on action steps to allow employees to begin traveling again.

This session is worth 1 credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#11—Global)

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

GVC04  Trends in Global Mental Health and Well-being

Kembre Roberts, Ph.D. Co-Speaker
Assistant Vice President
Lockton Dunning Benefits
Dallas, TX

Nicholas C. Dobelbower, Ph.D., CEBS, DipIEB, GPHR Co-Speaker
Senior Vice President, Director, Global Benefits Practice
Lockton Companies
Washington, D.C.

Shealynn Buck, M.D. Co-Speaker
Chief Medical Officer
Lockton Companies
Dallas, TX

Recent events have shifted the way employers are responding to the mental health and well-being of their workforce. Join this panel discussion to hear about concerns employers are facing and how they are approaching these challenges with meaningful solutions.

This session is worth 1 credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#11—Global)

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

GVC09  Roundtable Discussion on Current Topics

Edward I. Cha Facilitator
Senior Vice President, Global Benefits and Property & Casualty Practice Leader
ABD Insurance and Financial Services, Inc., San Mateo, CA /
Chicago, IL

Kandrice (Kandy) A. Cantwell, CEBS Facilitator
Partner
Montridge Advisory Group Ltd.
Vancouver, BC

Join this live Zoom session for a facilitated discussion with your colleagues to learn how other multinational employers have adapted to recent events. Can’t join live? Watch a recording of the discussion on demand anytime.

This session is worth 1.5 credits toward CEBS compliance.

(#11—Global)