General Sessions

Opening Keynote Address: Wellness in the ATL: Top Employers Discuss Strategies

Produced in Conjunction with the Atlanta Wellness Professionals

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 • 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Some top employers in the Atlanta area will discuss their business case for offering a wellness program and the latest best practices and innovations for a successful program. Panelists will discuss how to improve employee participation and engagement — key elements that help create and run a top-notch wellness program.

Moderator: Elizabeth Dixon, Hospitality & Service Design, Chick-fil-A, Inc., and Founder, Atlanta Wellness Council

Panelists: Lauren Korzan, Regional Program Director, Aquila Ltd. (CDC); Jamie Benton, Managing Director Compensation & Benefits, Rollins, Inc.; McKay Kirkland, Wellness Coordinator, Cooper Aerobics (Chick-fil-A); Sarah King, Director of Wellness, Harbin Clinic

Opening General Session: How Millennials Are Changing Health Care and Benefits

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 • 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

As millennials become the largest living generation, they will shape our economy, health care and benefits. From the digital world of wearables to mobile-friendly tools to a shopping cart of plan enrollment options, the way health and benefits are offered and communicated to employees is changing – and companies are having to change with it. In this session, panelists will discuss how organizations are redefining their benefits to tailor to the needs and wants of the next generation of employees, including benefits packages, communications tools and overall education.

Moderator: Jodie Braner, Vice President, Willis Group

Panelists: Eric Bricker, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Compass Professional Health Services; Vinay Gidwaney, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder, Maxwell Health; Kevin Murphy, Risk Management Analyst, Willis Towers Watson; Kurt Cegielski, Founder, SVP, Employer Solutions, RedBrick Health; Rachel Freeman, Strategic Healthcare Marketing and Communications, CIGNA

Afternoon General Session: Health Reform and Compliance: Election Year Issues and Beyond

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 • 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Will new legislators in office equal new health care compliance? The past has seen the progression of the Affordable Care Act and its ramifications along with uncertainty around HSAs and HRAs. From the White House to your state house, big changes could be in store that may impact health care strategy. This session will look at what changes and regulations might be on the horizon as we approach November elections as well as what to expect after votes have been cast.

Moderator: Jody L. Dietel, ACFCI, CAS, Chief Compliance Officer, WageWorks, Inc.

Panelists: John Hickman, Partner, Alston + Bird LLP; J. Kevin A. McKechnie, Executive Director, The HSA Council, and SVP & Director, The Office of Insurance Advocacy, American Bankers Association

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Closing General Session: Rapid Fire Pitch Innovation Demos: What’s on the Horizon?

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 • 4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Want the latest ideas and products in the employer-sponsored health and benefits world? You have come to the right place. This session showcases the newest health care innovations and ideas. Watch participants feature their newest breakthroughs, demonstrating the most innovative, cutting-edge products affecting health and benefits management today.

This is a series of five-minute presentations by the latest innovators in the industry.

Watch this short clip of our rapid fire presentations from 2016 Private Exchange FORUM for a preview of what to expect in Atlanta.

Moderator: Meg Murphy, Communications and Business Development Manager, Maxwell Health

Presenters: Vineet Gulati, CEO, HealthExpense; Dave Slepak, Director of Field Sales and Marketing & Darcey Schoenebeck, Executive Vice President, Business Development, SingleCare (co-presenters); Jared Heyman, CEO & Founder, CrowdMed; Chris Logan, CEO, Capsci Health; Annette Griffin, VP, Business Development, Totem Solutions (co-presenting Alicia Artman, VP, Operations, Harrison Douglas, Benefits Specialist); John Hughes, Liaison, Georgia Partnership For Telehealth; Don Davenport, President and CEO, BARInet; Mike Tinney, Founder and CEO, FIX: Fitness Interactive eXperience; Burt Rosen, VP Marketing, CMO, HealthSparq; Aaron Burby, Director, Health and Wellness, Misfit & Fossil Group; Mike Greene, CEO, ID Watchdog; Mike Motta, Chief Sales Officer, & Annmarie DiMasi, SVP, EHE International (co-presenters); Chandler J. Rapson, Co-Founder, Benebay

Morning General Session: Private Exchanges: What Employers Should Know for 2016 and Going Forward

Thursday, May 26, 2016 • 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Exchange adoption has been slower than initially expected. Why is the pace so slow and will it pick up? Employers in this general session will share their perspectives about the state of exchanges and whether the future is positive or gloomy for exchanges. Hear experts discuss exchange adoption through their experiences, and gain an understanding of employer exchange strategy while comparing employer size and culture.

Moderator: Ryan Howells, Principal, Leavitt Partners

Panelists: Jeff Yaniga, Chief Revenue Officer, Maestro Health; Sean Clem, Vice President, Technology, Marketplace and Engagement Solutions, Pacific Resources; Barbara Gniewek, Principal, GHRS, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Robert Steele, President, Quadrant4 Health

Closing General Session: Prominent Employers Discuss Health & Benefits Strategies

Thursday, May 26, 2016 • 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Come hear this panel of top employers discuss how they have successfully addressed their organization’s communication, financial and workforce health and benefits challenges through their innovative ideas. Employers will share their proven strategies designed to make organizations more efficient through improving employee education and engagement. These mid and large employers will provide insights into how to make the best health care and health decisions for you and your organization without sacrificing cost and time.

Moderator: Margaret Rehayem, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives and Communications, Midwest Business Group on Health

Panelists: David Hines, Director of Employee Benefits, Metro Nashville Public Schools; Olga Reupert, Vice President, Benefits and Compensation, Hub International; Kristin H. Bajorat, Benefits Manager, Zurich North America; Bart Karlson, formerly Senior Director, Global Benefits Strategy, ConAgra Foods