Celebrate – Network – Discover

Join us as we celebrate and network, while discovering successful benefit strategies for our new dynamic world.

"Participating in SBEN gives me unbiased insights and helps me learn from fellow Benefits Industry Pros." - Past Attendee


Wednesday, May 3

4:00pm - 7:00pm Registration

5:00pm - 7:00pm Cocktail Party

 Thursday, May 4

8:00am - 8:40am  Breakfast

8:35am - 8:40am Welcome

8:40am - 9:40am  IRS National Office Update John Wright (Internal Revenue Service)

9:40am - 10:40am ERISA Litigation Update Johnny Wentzell (Jackson Lewis)

10:40am -10:50 am Break

10:50am - 11:50am Trends in Cybersecurity  Trish McGinity (Empower) & Audrey Odonkor (Crenshaw Ware & Martin)

11:50am - 1:15pm Lunch  - The Evolving Workscape John Diehl (Hartford Funds)

How shifting demographics, technology

innovations, and new employee

expectations are shaping the

workplace of the future

Breakout 1

1:15pm - 2:15 pm Diversified Real Assets and their Role in DC Plans Kim Tilley (Lazard Asset Management)

1:15pm - 2:15pm  Healthcare Price of Transparency Megan Cumbers (Mercer)

Breakout 2

2:15pm - 3:15pm  Correction of Retirement Plan Errors Scott Wagner (Morris Manning) & Chelsea Deppert (Morris Manning)

2:15pm - 3:15pm  The Benefits Superhero Formula: Jet Blizzard (SWORD Health)

Using Digital Therapy to Lower Costs

and Improve Benefit Equity

3:15pm - 3:30pm  Break

Breakout 3

3:30pm - 4:30pm M&A Boot Camp Tom Simonson (Creative Planning). Alek Bevernsee (Elliott Davis), Eric Penkert (Ogletree) & Ashli Smith (Creative Planning)

3:30pm - 4:30pm Personalized Medicine:  Randy Vogenberg (EPIC), Alasdair Roe (Turtle Grass), Ira Klein MD (Tempus)

Forcing Change on Healthcare

Benefits Finance and Management

4:30pm - 6:00pm Cocktail Party

 Friday, May 5
  • 8:00am - 8:45am Breakfast
  • The Future of Work: 2023 Workplace Julie Anderson (Calm)
  •               Mental Heath Trends

  • 8:45am - 9:45am             Retirement PlansLegislative and regulatory update      Sam Henson (Creative Planning)

  • 9:45am - 10:45am           Remote Workforce Compliance          Christina Broxterman (Ogletree), Mike Mahoney (Ogletree) and Greg Hare (Ogletree)

  • 10:45am - 10:55am         Break

  • 10:55am - 11:55 am        Safe Passage: Navigating Mental Health in the Workplace  Julie Sharp (FEI Workforce Resilience)

  • 11:55am                          Grab & Go Lunch

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