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SBEN Regional Benefits Forum - Greenville
Greenville, SC | November 12, 2021



Benefits - The Strategic Game Changer in Your Total Rewards Package

7:30 AM - 8:20 AM - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM - Opening Remarks

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM - Session 1: The Regulatory, Compliance and Legislative - Your Rule Book Updates

Speaker: Daniel T. SultonShareholder, Ogletree Deakins

Daniel is a member of the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice group and focuses his practice in the area of employee benefit plan compliance and litigation. Daniel brings a unique perspective to his practice, having worked in human resources as a manager of employee benefit plans and payroll, in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 company and in private practice. His experience serves his clients well as he advises employers on all aspects of health and welfare plan design, strategy and administration. He also counsels employers on retirement and executive compensation issues and represents clients in benefit plan litigation.

9:40 AM – 10:40 AM - Session 2: Today's Multi-Cultural and Multi-Generational Workforce: 

                   Understanding What is Important

Speaker: Cynthia M. Sims, Associate Professor and program coordinator of the Master of Human Resource Development, Clemson University

Cynthia M. Sims is an Associate Professor and program coordinator of the Master of Human Resource Development, Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership, College of Education, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, U.S.A. Her research focuses on the ways gender and diversity influences the enactment of leadership in the workplace. She was recognized with an Emerald Literati Award, Highly Commended 2019 for a research publication. Dr. Sims is the founder director and co-lead of Clemson’s gender equity leadership development and mentoring program for faculty an ADVANCE initiative. She has a doctorate in organizational leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Sims was employed with a U.S. fortune 100 company, serving as the Director of Staff Operations, Director of Learning and Performance Improvement, and Director of Human Resources.

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM - Refreshment Break

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Session 3: Benefits Communication - More than Communicating - Educating 

Speaker:  Misty Guinn,  Benefitfocus 

12:00 AM – 12:50 PM – Networking Lunch

12:50 PM – 1:50 PM- Session 4: Digital Healthcare More Than A Virtual Reality - A True Reality

Speaker: F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh, Principal, Institute for Integrated Healthcare

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM- Session 5: Hot Retirement Topics - Super Hot

3:00 PM – Closing Comments and Adjournment

Phone: 404.812.9132

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