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IBIS Academy organizer Gallagher in March 2018 published updates to the conference agenda, particularly significant to the IBIS Mobility track running 7-9 May 2018. Three sessions are of particular interest to global mobility managers. Important Updates in the World of Mobility Tax Managing Risk, Managing Compliance Roundtable “I don’t know – Send it to HR:” Employment Essentials for the Global Mobility Professional

Conference Organizers, please send information about your events by email to the Editor. Publication is free at this time and remains at the discretion of the publisher. Organized by Event Begins Location Click here Lockton Lockton Global Benefits Forum, Chicago, 8-9 May 2018 08/05/2018 Chicago, IL Link IBIS “Your Future, Your Workforce” – IBIS Academy, Berlin, 7-11 May 2018 07/05/2018 Berlin, Germany Link Lockton Lockton Global Benefits Forum, London,

IBIS Academy organizer Gallagher in February 2018 announced two key sessions for the 48th edition, to be held in Berlin, Germany on May 7 – 11 , 2018. Global Family Leave Fred Thiele, general manager, global benefits and mobility for Microsoft, will discuss Microsoft’s “monumental effort to expand and enhance its global family leave benefits”. Fred will offer practical advice for organizations interested in leading the way in this

It’s a globalized world, and corporations are increasingly multinational, with multiple locations and ever-more-mobile employees. As pension burdens increasingly weigh on public finances, retirement is not only the responsibility of the state, but also of employers. The time has come for a more global HR policy on pensions.

The conference on pan-European pension plans organized by asset manager Amundi and insurer LaLux on 5 February 2018 in Luxembourg announced its final agenda. Introduction by Claudia Chalmes-Coumont, LaLux Vie, Director Keynote speaker, H.E. Mr Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Ministry of Finance 2017 Annual Pension Survey, key findings, by Prof. Amin Rajan, CEO Create Research Panel on the Pan-European Pensions Regulatory framework – where do we stand? Panel moderator: Sophie

The seventh annual World Pensions & Investments Forum will be held on 22 and 23 March 2018 in Paris, France. The conference focuses on “Remaking Long-Term Investment and Board Governance”; the provisional agenda can be downloaded here. The conference is organized by the World Pensions Council, the international association of pension and social security funds. It is open to representatives of pension funds, sovereign funds, government agencies, and insurance

The Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association together with the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association (IPEBLA) announce a joint conference, to be held in Boston, USA, June 10-12, 2018. This two-day session will deal in-depth with legal issues concerning pensions and benefits in the context of a changing global environment. It will provide educational and networking possibilities for lawyers from all countries, with attendees encouraged

This event organised by IGP on recent developments concerning employee benefits in Indonesia will be held on 11 April 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Maria Madjid, Head of Employee Benefit Distribution at Manulife Indonesia, will present “Employee Benefits Programs in Indonesia.” Followed by “Introduction to the World of Pooling”, presented by Chua Wan Ching, IGP’s Regional Director for Asia. The event is open to Human Resources professionals, benefits specialists and risk managers

Lockton hosts its annual Global Benefits Forum focusing on “Rethinking Corporate and Employee Wellbeing”. In 2018, the Forum will be held in Chicago, Hong Kong, and London. General and breakout sessions will address how corporate policies and employee benefit programs can best support the financial, physical, mental, and social wellbeing of employees in a global organization. The European edition of the Forum is held over two days on June

Lockton hosts its annual Global Benefits Forum focusing on “Rethinking Corporate and Employee Wellbeing”. In 2018, the Forum will be held in Chicago, Hong Kong, and London. General and breakout sessions will address how corporate policies and employee benefit programs can best support the financial, physical, mental, and social wellbeing of employees in a global organization. The American edition of the Forum is held over two days on May

Lockton hosts its annual Global Benefits Forum focusing on “Rethinking Corporate and Employee Wellbeing”. In 2018, the Forum will be held in Chicago, Hong Kong, and London. General and breakout sessions will address how corporate policies and employee benefit programs can best support the financial, physical, mental, and social wellbeing of employees in a global organization. The Asian edition of the Forum is held over two days on June

IGP’s “Workshop on International Employee Benefits, Multinational Pooling & Captives” provides an opportunity for representatives of global companies to learn more about multinational pooling, captives and employee benefits from an international perspective. The program runs from Monday, June 4 at 14:00 to June 5 at 14:30 and includes dinner and a light lunch. Registration is subject to a contribution of EUR 125 to defray costs (payable by credit card).

IGP’s “Workshop on International Employee Benefits, Multinational Pooling & Captives” provides an opportunity for the European advisor community to learn more about multinational pooling and captives. The workshop is mainly aimed at newcomers to the international benefits field or people needing a refresher course on international pooling & captive matters and the services IGP can offer. The program runs on June 7, 2018 from 10:00 to 16:15 and includes

As the growth of pan-European pension plans is reported to accelerate, asset manager Amundi and insurer LaLux jointly organize a topical half-day conference on 5 February 2018 in Luxembourg. Featured speakers include: Luxembourg Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna European Commission head of the insurance and pensions unit, Nathalie Berger PensionsEurope CEO, Matti Leppala EIOPA Executive Director, Fausto Parente Create Research CEO, Prof. Amin Rajan Group head of compensation &

The overarching theme of the 48th edition of the IBIS Academy is “Your Future, Your Workforce” – what does it take to be an employer of choice in the coming years? Sponsors Announced Sponsors announced for 2018 include headline sponsor Cigna; Diamond sponsor GeoBlue; other sponsors known as of mid-December 2017 include tax advisors GTN, ECA International, and law firm Littler Mendelson. The week-long 2018 IBIS Academy includes a

Advocacy organization Cross Border Benefits Alliance-Europe (CBBA-Europe) will hold its inaugural conference to a packed audience on 6 December, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. Over 100 delegates have registered and the conference no longer accepts applications to attend, due to space restrictions. Focusing on ‘Cross-border and pan-European Pensions, and Why CBBA Supports Them’, the inaugural event is supported by the likes of Mercer, Zurich, Generali’s GEB, Amundi, and Previnet. As

The 9th edition of the annual AEIP Venice Conference will focus on innovative approaches in delivering pensions and healthcare and will bring together representatives of the main actors driving forward the evolution of pensions and healthcare systems in Europe. The conference program focuses on new technologies and more efficient investments in pensions, and on developments in workplace health. AEIP, the European Association of Paritarian Institutions, was founded in 1996

Advocacy organization Cross Border Benefits Alliance-Europe (CBBA-Europe) will hold its inaugural conference on 6 December, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. CBBA-Europe’s purpose is to promote cross-border and pan-European employee benefit plans in Europe. The two keynote speakers are former Obama Administration’s Assistant Secretary for Employee Benefits Security of the US Department of Labor, Phyllis Borzi, and Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), Gabriel Bernardino. Attendance is

Recently launched advocacy organization Cross Border Benefits Alliance-Europe (CBBA-Europe) in August 2017 announced plans to hold its inaugural conference in November or in December, 2017. CBBA-Europe’s purpose is to promote cross-border and pan-European employee benefit plans in Europe. To join the Alliance or for more information about the upcoming conference, contact CBBA-Europe’s Secretary General, Francesco Briganti. Phone +32 2 401 87 92, email francesco.briganti@cbba-europe.eu

Now in its 48th edition, the 2018 IBIS Academy will be held in Berlin, Germany, from May 7 to May 11, 2018. It will include a three-day Global Mobility track, co-developed and co-hosted with ECA International, as well as the IBIS Institute, a “boot camp” for practitioners; and the IBIS Conference, a series of cutting-edge presentations and panels for more experienced colleagues. Some sessions are shared between tracks and