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Four Pivotal Benefits Initiatives for 2017 and Beyond | IN1
Ed Bray, Senior Vice President of Compliance, Ascension Insurance Inc.
As we move away from six years of significant ACA benefits-implementation requirements, you now
have time to refocus your efforts on developing and executing employee-benefits strategies to control
costs, effectively communicate with employees and minimize competitive pressures. Health and benefits
authority Ed Bray will discuss how employers are finding success in four key strategy-based benefits
initiatives — financial wellness, telemedicine, mobile-device communications and decision-support tools
— and explore how you can use their experiences to form your own game plan going forward.
Evaluate a variety of strategy-based benefits initiatives, including the value each can provide
Apply benchmark and case-study data to support the introduction of each initiative within your
Implement each initiative efficiently and effectively within your organization
Getting to the Why:
Breaking Down Benefits to Create a Dream Scheme at Hulu | IN2
Denise Jackson, Senior Manager of Benefits, Hulu LLC
Jennifer Eilers, Vice President, Senior Account Executive, HUB International
Wednesday, April 19 | 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
It’s all very well and good to want to offer an innovative and competitive package of benefits to your
employees — but do you really know why you want to do it? In this interactive session, top tech employer
Hulu and its benefits adviser at HUB International will show you, firsthand, exactly how Hulu devised its
benefits offering to attract and retain top talent in a competitive marketplace. Jennifer Eilers and Denise
Jackson will walk you through the steps Hulu took to realize its vision and benefits strategy — and how
you can adopt its approach to elevate your own benefits program.
Learn the importance of knowing the “why” in the equation of your benefits plan
Create an innovative benefits strategy aimed at attracting top talent
Assess the alignment of your benefits strategy with business priorities
Driving Benefit Plan Design Through Your Employee
Value Proposition | IN3
John Bremen, Managing Director, Willis Towers Watson
Thursday, April 20 | 9: 30 - 10: 30 a.m.
Employers are increasingly understanding the importance of using the employee value proposition to
shape employee benefits such as retirement and healthcare, but far too many still aren’t connecting the
dots. Drawing from extensive global research on talent management and rewards, John Bremen will build
the business case for using employee preferences to drive your organization’s plan and give you a proven
roadmap for successfully making it happen. He’ll be joined by a benefits leader from a Fortune 500
company, who will share the specific steps the organization has taken to use the EVP to shape its plan
design — and the impact it has had on employee engagement and productivity.
Unlock the key for employee productivity by driving benefits design through the EVP
Adopt a model for viewing employees as consumers via an actual case study
Measure the success of your efforts in linking benefits design to EVP