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MARCH 2015

10-11   Mercer –
2015 Africa and the Middle East Compensation and Benefits Conference
Grange St. Paul’s Hotel, London, UK

The conference gives HR professionals from a wide range of global organizations the opportunity to learn and discuss the latest trends, practices and developments in the two regions. The event comprises one-and-a-half days of presentations and thought-provoking discussions providing a solid platform for exchanging and developing HR practices. This annual event also gives attendees from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa the chance to network and compare their HR strategies. It encourages participation through workshop sessions which are designed to examine compensation and benefit trends by region as well as by industry.

Contact: Ms Eldorna Mapp
Events Planner
Mercer
Tel: + 44 20 7178 3322
E-mail: eldorna.mapp@mercer.com
Website: www.imercer.com/amecbconference

10-12   IEBA –
15th Annual Conference
Radisson Blu Hotel, Brussels, Belgium

This conference is a learning and networking forum designed specifically for international employee benefit professionals in multinational companies. It attracts senior individuals from all aspects of the field, including benefit, pension or reward directors and managers from multinationals, actuaries, lawyers, accountants and tax specialists, and representatives from insurance and investment companies.

Contact: IEBA Conference Office at CL Events
Tel: + 44 20 8432 4320
E-mail: ieba@cl-events.com
Website: www.ieba.org.uk

11-12   ECA International –
The International HR Practitioner
InterContinental Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

This two-day training course provides a comprehensive insight into both the theory and the practical elements of managing international assignments. Incorporating workshops and discussions, it begins with the fundamentals and looks at the day-to-day challenges facing HR practitioners. The course is designed as an introduction or a refresher for anyone involved in the practical administration of international assignment policy and salary calculations.

Contact: Ms Claudine Turner
Head of Training and Knowledge  Management
ECA International
Tel: + 44 20 7351 5000
E-mail: claudine.turner@eca-international.com
Website: www.eca-international.com

11-12   ECA International –
The International HR Practitioner
Hilton Singapore, Singapore

This two-day training course provides a comprehensive insight into both the theory and the practical elements of managing international assignments. Incorporating workshops and discussions, it begins with the fundamentals and looks at the day-to-day challenges facing HR practitioners. The course is designed as an introduction or a refresher for anyone involved in the practical administration of international assignment policy and salary calculations.

Contact: Ms Claudine Turner
Head of Training and Knowledge Management
ECA International
Tel: + 44 20 7351 5000
E-mail: claudine.turner@eca-international.com
Website: www.eca-international.com

17-18   ECA International –
The International HR Practitioner
Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This two-day training course provides a comprehensive insight into both the theory and the practical elements of managing international assignments. Incorporating workshops and discussions, it begins with the fundamentals and looks at the day-to-day challenges facing HR practitioners. The course is designed as an introduction or a refresher for anyone involved in the practical administration of international assignment policy and salary calculations.

Contact: Ms Claudine Turner
Head of Training and Knowledge Management
ECA International
Tel: + 44 20 7351 5000
E-mail: claudine.turner@eca-international.com
Website: www.eca-international.com

17-18   WorldatWork –
AWLP 2015 Future of Work Forum
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tex., USA

This two-day event will examine how employee experience has an impact on an organization’s success, the drivers affecting the way we work now and will in the future and how HR professionals’ roles will evolve in this changing environment. Speakers will facilitate high-level discussions, share new ideas and impart strategies for success. While the majority of attendees are from North America, there is value in this event for anyone working in the benefits/work–life space.

Contact: Ms Jessica Starr
WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work–Life Progress
Tel: + 1 480 304 6784
E-mail: jessica.starr@worldatwork.org
Website: www.worldatwork.org//future-of-work-forum/2015/

APRIL 2015

22-23   ECA International –
The International HR Practitioner
ECA International offices, London, UK

This two-day training course provides a comprehensive insight into both the theory and the practical elements of managing international assignments. Incorporating workshops and discussions, it begins with the fundamentals and looks at the day-to-day challenges facing HR practitioners. The course is designed as an introduction or a refresher for anyone involved in the practical administration of international assignment policy and salary calculations.

Contact: Ms Claudine Turner
Head of Training and Knowledge  Management
ECA International
Tel: + 44 20 7351 5000
E-mail: claudine.turner@eca-international.com
Website: www.eca-international.com

23-24   Mercer –
2015 Expatriate Management Conference
Meliá Castilla, Madrid, Spain

The theme of this conference will be ‘Developing Smarter Global Mobility Strategies’. It aims to give HR professionals from a wide range of global organizations the opportunity to learn and discuss the latest trends, practices and developments in expatriate management. The event comprises one-and-a-half days of presentations and thought-provoking discussions which allow delegates to increase their knowledge and share ideas on best practices in international assignments. This annual event also allows attendees from around the globe the chance to network and compare their expatriate management strategies. It encourages participation through workshop sessions, which are designed to examine various areas of developing expatriate compensation packages and provide practical solutions to successfully manage a global workforce.

Contact: Ms Jodie Rollison
Marketing Specialist – Global Mobility
Mercer
Tel: + 44 20 7178 5644
E-mail: jodie.rollison@mercer.com
Website: www.mercer.com

MAY 2015

4-6       Lockton –
Global Benefits Forum
Hotel Arts Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

The 2015 Lockton Global Benefits Forum will cover a range of topics, including governance strategies for multinational companies, multinational pooling and risk financing, international assignments, global travel and risk management and global employee wellbeing programmes, together with country sessions on key markets. It is aimed at employee benefit professionals from around the globe interested in enhancing their international benefits expertise and meeting market-leading experts and professional peers. The programme will provide continuing education credit opportunities for attendees with professional designations.

Contact: Ms Pam Enright
Director
Lockton Global Benefits
E-mail: penright@lockton.com
Website: www.lockton.com/2015globalforum

18-20   WorldatWork –
Total Rewards 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minn., USA

The WorldatWork Total Rewards 2015 Conference offers the opportunity for companies to improve their total reward formulas by discovering solutions that work best for the organization. This is also an opportunity to network with peers from around the world.

Website: www.worldatwork.org/waw/conference/html/ conference-home.html

18-22   IBIS Academy
The Bristol Hotel, Bristol, UK

Now in its 45th year, this two-track event – comprising the Institute and the Conference – aims to promote industry growth and provide multinationals with knowledge and resources on international pensions and employee benefits. The tracks of the Academy attract delegates from around the world.

Contact: Mr Conrad Starr
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
E-mail: info@ibisacademy.com
Website: www.ibisacademy.com

19-20   ECA International –
The International HR Practitioner
Park Inn Sandton Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa

This two-day training course provides a comprehensive insight into both the theory and the practical elements of managing international assignments. Incorporating workshops and discussions, it begins with the fundamentals and looks at the day-to-day challenges facing HR practitioners. The course is designed as an introduction or a refresher for anyone involved in the practical administration of international assignment policy and salary calculations.

Contact: Ms Claudine Turner
Head of Training and Knowledge  Management
ECA International
Tel: + 44 20 7351 5000
E-mail: claudine.turner@eca-international.com
Website: www.eca-international.com

JUNE 2015

7-10     Pensions, Benefits, Social Security and Life Insurance Sections (of the IAA)
Colloquium 2015
Grand Hotel, Oslo, Norway

This event will provide a forum for the exchange of information on the latest international pensions, social security and ageing population issues. It will provide excellent continuing professional development and networking opportunities.

Website: www.actuaries.org/oslo2015/

8-12     International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans – 
Certificate in Global Benefits Management
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Chicago, Ill., USA

Designed for professionals working in global benefits, compensation and/or HR, this training course provides a thorough education in the critical areas of global benefits management, allowing participants to obtain a solid foundation in international benefits and an enhanced understanding of the differences between benefit packages around the world. Limited class sizes allow global industry experts to answer questions and address participants’ unique needs.

Contact: Ms Tiffany Ulbing
IFEBP
Tel: + 1 262 373 7652
E-mail: tiffanyu@ifebp.org
Website: www.ifebp.org

14-17   International Insurance Society –
51st Annual Seminar
Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA

Attracting over 500 insurance professionals from more than 50 countries across all industry sectors, this seminar is attended by executives, regulatory authority representatives and academics. The programme includes presentations by prominent speakers from leading insurance companies globally, original and unpublished research on vital issues facing the industry and timely discussions with peers on subjects relating to the future of insurance and reshaping the industry to capitalize on global trends.

Website: www.iisonline.org/seminars/iis-seminars

SEPTEMBER 2015

15-16   European Networking Group –
14th Annual Executive Compensation and Benefits Conference
Radisson Blu es. Hotel, Rome, Italy

Every year this event brings together experts on executive pay to deal with the crucial topics in global remuneration. This conference will focus on overcoming the challenges of creating policies that will satisfy both top talent and shareholders, with the aim of helping attendees to design compensation and benefit packages that attract and retain executives and ensure competitiveness. Interactive debates and workshops will cover a variety of topics, including the effects of mergers and acquisitions on executive remuneration and creating an effective communication strategy.

Contact: Ms Joanna Serweta
Event Marketing and Operations Manager
The European Networking Group
Tel: + 34 91 535 7087
E-mail: jserweta@engspain.com
Website: www.engevents.com

29        IGP –
-1 Oct  International Employee Benefits Seminar
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, Mass., USA

In just two-and-a-half days, both the newcomer and the experienced benefits specialist will have an opportunity to learn about employee benefits in the countries of their choice. Topics of general interest to all attendees are presented in Special Interest Sessions. Representatives of multinational corporations and their advisers will be able to meet informally with the IGP Network Partners and exchange information on international benefits. Attendees will also have ample time to network and discuss issues of mutual interest with their peers.

Contact: Ms Elaine Paradiso
International Group Program
Tel: + 1 617 572 8637
E-mail: eparadiso@jhancock.com
Website: www.igpinfo.com

OCTOBER 2015

19-23   International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans – 
Certificate in Global Benefits Management
Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel, San Francisco, Cal., USA

Designed for professionals working in global benefits, compensation and/or HR, this training course provides a thorough education in the critical areas of global benefits management, allowing participants to obtain a solid foundation in international benefits and an enhanced understanding of the differences between benefit packages around the world. Limited class sizes allow global industry experts to answer questions and address participants’ unique needs.

Contact: Ms Tiffany Ulbing
IFEBP
Tel: + 1 262 373 7652
E-mail: tiffanyu@ifebp.org
Website: www.ifebp.org


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