Workforce Strategy 2019
A National Business Group on Health® Conference

September 17 - 19, 2019
San Diego, CA

2018 WORKFORCE STRATEGY CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS *

* Unlisted conference sessions have not been approved for post-conference sharing. Presentations are available for download by 2018 Workforce Strategy Conference attendees only.

To download presentations, click on the hyperlinked session titles and speaker names below.

NOTE: Only Employer-only Day attendees are able to download Employer-Only Day presentations.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 — EMPLOYER-ONLY DAY

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 1

Breakout Session 1A: Live Your Best Life: Aetna’s Emotional Health Strategy
Kay Mooney, VP, Workforce Well-being and InclusionAetna
Amy Kruse, Lead Benefits ConsultantAetna

Breakout Session 1B: Taking Care of Caregivers: Forward-thinking Companies Focus on Work and Family
Moderator: Janis Davis-Street, Associate Manager, Health and ProductivityChevron
Ann Marie Kelly, Senior Manager, BenefitsThe Home Depot
Audrey Adelson, Work-Life ConsultantEmory University
Pam Hannon, Senior Director, Benefits Practice CenterAbbott Laboratories

Breakout Session 1D: Beyond Minimum Wage: Designing Benefit Strategies that Incorporate the Needs of Low-Income Workers
Brandi Newman, Assistant Vice President of Human ResourcesAtrium Health
Gregor Teusch, Vice President of Total RewardsLowe’s Companies
Bruce Sherman, M.D., Clinical FacultyCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 2

Breakout Session 2A: The Future of Mental Health at Work: High Tech & High Touch
Jae Kullar, Manager – Health & Well-beingDelta Air Lines
Julie Krause, Benefits ManagerMicrosoft
Donna Sexton, Director Employee BenefitsCostco Wholesale

Breakout Session 2B: Promoting a Global Culture of Health
Alberto Acosta, M.D. Ph.D., Executive Director, Medical ServicesIngersoll Rand Company
Deborah Gorhan, Global Planning and Governance LeadJohnson & Johnson
David Roomes, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Director, Health, Safety, Sustainability & EnvironmentRolls-Royce

Breakout Session 2C: What’s Working Now? Scaling Successes in Weight Management
Moderator: Jake Flaitz, Director, BenefitsPaychex, Inc.
Tara Sherman, Well Being Strategy LeaderThe Boeing Company
Julianne Guzik, VP, Well-being Benefits ConsultantWells Fargo

Breakout Session 2D: The Work-Family Transformation: Integrating Benefits to Win Talent
Moderator: Erik Sossa, Vice President, Global Benefits and WellnessPepsiCo, Inc.
Tammy Yee, Vice President of Benefits & MobilityAmerican Express
Christine Miller, PartnerEY
Emma Tapscott, Manager, Worldwide Wellness – Healthe at CernerCerner Corporation

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 AND THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 — OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 3

Breakout Session 3A: Making Well-being a Business Imperative at T-Mobile and JetBlue
Kristen Brown, Director, BenefitsJetBlue Airways
Tina Marshall, Sr. Director, Employee Total RewardsT-Mobile
Seth Serxner, Ph.D., Chief Health OfficerOptum

Breakout Session 3C: What’s Working Well? Findings from a Global Survey of Workforce Well-being Strategies 
Yongchil Ly, Program Manager, Institutional BenefitsThe World Bank Group
Ruth Hunt, Principal, Engagement and CommunicationsBuck

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 4

Breakout Session 4A: Creating a Unified Well-being Benefit Strategy to Enhance Employee Engagement and Business Performance
Tammie Hansen, Manager, Total Rewards, Benefits & Well-BeingTrinity Health
Anna Henderson, VP, Physical Well-Being Lead, Human ResourcesSunTrust Bank
David Shepperly, Head of Employee Health and FitnessBristol-Myers Squibb
Farrah Spellman, System Benefits Wellness Program ManagerUniversity System of Georgia
Kurt Cegielski, Founder and Senior Vice President Client SuccessVirgin Pulse + RedBrick Health

Breakout Session 4C: Engaging the C-Suite by Connecting Well-being to Business Metrics
Virginia Peddicord, Global Employee Population HealthMerck
Kristin Parker, Total Health Management Specialty PracticeMercer

 

GENERAL SESSIONS

Morning Headliner
The Value of Employee Well-Being
Alex Edmans, Ph.D., Professor of FinanceLondon Business School

General Session
A Look Under the Hood at Engagement Platforms: Current Capabilities and the Future State
Maeve O’Meara, Chief Product OfficerCastlight Health
Rhett Woods, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Head of ProductRally Health
Lenny Fayard, Vice President of Product Strategy and DevelopmentEvive
Toni Pashley, Senior Vice President of ProductSharecare

General Session
New Rules Apply: How Popular Culture, Implicit Bias and Scientific Evidence are Shaping the Weight of the Nation
Allison Grupski, PhD, Director, Behavioral ChangeWeight Watchers
Joe Nadglowski, President & CEOObesity Action Coalition
Christine Kessler, MN, FAANP, Clinical Consultant and FounderMetabolic Medicine Associates

 

INNOVATIONS SESSIONS

Pilot Results – Employer Experiences with Novel Offerings
Grady Arnold, Director of BenefitsVail Resorts (Speaking about Hinge Health)
Joe Toniolo, Sr. Director, Health and Welfare PlansUS Foods (Speaking about Virta Health)
Milt Ezzard, VP Global BenefitsActivision Blizzard (Speaking about Joyable)

A Look to the Future – Emerging Innovations for Better Health and Well-being
Grant Gordon, Co-Founder & CEOArtemis Health
Ofer Leidner, President & Co-founderHappify
Katherine Ryder, Founder & CEOMaven

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