Changing Workforce Workshop

WHAT: The Changing Workforce: How A New Era of Benefits Can Attract and Retain Talent
DATE: Wednesday, February 6
TIME: 8:00 am - 10:30 am
WHERE: Stone Room
PRICE: Free (Attendees must RSVP)

The world is changing – and so is the workforce. Consider this: the youngest baby boomer turns 55 this year, and 75% of employees will be millennials by the year 2025. This is an age of a multi-generational workforce.

During these dynamic sessions, you’ll learn key insights, issues, and trends in the employee benefits landscape. You’ll leave with actionable takeaways to help improve the health of your HR benefits program to help attract and retain valuable employees.

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Preliminary Agenda

Schedule is subject to change.

Time Session Information
8:00 am - 8:10 am Demographic and Attitude Shift.
Understanding your most important asset – your employees.
Ed Farrington, Executive Vice President, Retirement Strategies, Natixis Investment Managers
8:10 am - 8:30 am Transformation of Work.
Hear about the economic and workforce development trends. Learn how the workforce has changed over the years and advice on how to attract and retain a younger generation.
Philip Jordan, Vice President and Principal, BW Research Partnership
8:30 am - 8:45 am 2018 Benefits Trend Report - Future of Benefits
Surya Kolluri, Managing Director, Thought Leadership and Programs, Bank of America
8:50 am - 9:00 am Coffee Break
9:00 am - 9:15 am 401(k) Retirement Investments  
How to improve or start your company’s 401(k) plan. Learn 3 tips to help improve your company’s 401(k) plan.
John Russo, Regional Vice President, Empower Retirement
9:15 am - 9:30 am College Loan Repayment Programs
Student loan debt affects more than 40 million Americans. Hear why and how employers may incorporate college loan repayment programs into their benefits offerings.
Meera Oliva, Chief Marketing Officer, Gradifi
9:30 am - 9:45 am Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary Rule
Learn about the evolving DOL fiduciary rule and what you should know. Hear from a fiduciary expert and his 5 tips.
Dan Cassidy, FSA, CFA®, Senior Advisor, River & Mercantile Group
9:45 am - 10:00 am Aligning Retirement Investments with Company Values
Many companies believe in sustainability. But do they know what’s in their 401(k)? In a defined contribution plan survey, 74% of plan participants want more socially responsible investments in their retirement plan. Learn how employers can add sustainable funds to their 401(k) plan.
Jim Roach, Senior Vice President, Natixis Investment Managers
10:00 am - 10:15 am Open Questions