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HC&B Total Rewards Summit

September 13, 2018
8:30 AM CDT to 4:30 PM CDT
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Embassy Suites Houston- Energy Corridor
11730 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77079


HC&B Total Rewards Summit

Early Bird Registration Ends August 17

Houston Compensation and Benefits is excited to announce the Total Rewards Summit on September 13, 2018. Join us for a full day of educational sessions, engaging speakers, and networking opportunities. This one-day program will provide valuable insights needed to meet the challenges facing total rewards professionals.  Register today and take advantage of the early registration discount.


8:15-9:00 am
Check-in & Breakfast

9:00-9:15 am
Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:15-10:15 am

Opening Keynote: Employee Engagement: How to Create a Culture of Caring
Shibu Varghese, SHRM-SCP, Sr VP, CHRO, Chief Diversity Officer,
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

10:15-10:30 am
Break & Exhibitors

10:30-11:30 am


Breakout Session

Trends in Designing Performance-Based Equity Awards
Anthony Eppert, Partner, Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

Health & Wellness Plan Compliance Issues and Updates
Wendy Carmichael, ERISA Counsel, Sr. Vice President of Regional Employee Benefits Compliance,
USI Southwest

11:30-12:30 pm

12:30-1:30 pm

Keynote Presentation: The Compensation Revolution: Technology's Transformative Effect 
on the Industry
Jeff Laliberte, CEO, Payfactors
Glen Szot, Senior Compensation Manager at Waste Management

1:45-2:45 pm

Breakout Session

Sales Comp Plan Assessment Panel Discussion
Bruce Jackson, Deloitte Consulting
Sheila Sever, CCP, Deloitte Consulting
Michael Williams, HR Sr. Comp Mgr & Head of Sales Incentive Compensation, AIG

Retirement Plans Fiduciary Best Practices
Edwin A. Razim, Partner, Locke Lord LLP

2:45-3:00 pm
Break & Exhibitors

3:00-4:00 pm

Closing Keynote: Pay Equity Panel Discussion
Ashley Kobelan, Senior Compensation Analyst, The Friedkin Group
Luna Corbetta, Partner, Multinational Client Group/Diversity & Inclusion, Mercer
Lynn Moffett, VP Total Rewards, BMC
Jenny Midyat, Director Total Rewards and Global Mobility, Parker Drilling Company

4:00-6:00 pm



Keynote Speakers

Shibu Varghese, SHRM-SCP

Senior Vice President, CHRO
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center




Jeff Laliberte




2018 Speakers

Anthony Eppert
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Wendy Carmichael
ERISA Counsel, Senior Vice President of Regional Employee Benefits Compliance, USI


Edward A. Razim
Locke Lord LLP
Glen Szot
Senior Compensation Manager
Waste Management
Michael Williams
HR Sr. Comp Mgr & Head of Sales Incentive Compensation
Ashley Kobelan
Senior Compensation Analyst

The Friedkin Group

Jenny Midyat CCP, SPHR, GPHR
Director Total Rewards & Global Mobility, Parker Drilling Company
Lynn Moffett
VP Total Rewards
Luna Corbetta
Partner, Multinational Client Group/Diversity & Inclusion



The Total Rewards Summit will be held at the Embassy Suites Energy Corridor.  A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees from September 12-14, 2018. Click here to book a room or call to take advantage of the room rate.


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Trends Designing Performance Based Equity Awards

Retirement Plan Fiduciary Best Practices

How To Create a Culture of Caring

Employer Health and Benefits Updates

Compensation Revolution