41st Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

Sunday, August 7 - Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, ON
41st Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

The Symposium is the must-attend event for thousands of corporate benefits professionals every year. Designed with a variety of U.S., Canadian and globally oriented sessions, the Symposium is an unparalleled opportunity to learn from and alongside hundreds of industry colleagues, experts and leaders. Solution-oriented workshops, discussions, case studies and strategic sessions offering practical, timely takeaways are designed with your professional needs in mind.


    • Available in person
    • Available virtually
    • Health
    • Retirement
    • Canadian
    • General

    No sessions match your selected criteria.

    Sessions will be announced soon.

    The diversity and breadth/depth of the attendees and the multiple industries represented were astounding. This is definitely a community! This conference supersedes that of any conference I have attended.

    Sophia Moise, CEBS Project Director Federal Reserve Employee Benefits System Newark, New Jersey

    Benefits of Attending

    Each session delivers valuable and practical ideas and solutions that you can immediately take back to the office:

    • Customized education. Sessions are grouped into health, retirement, general strategic benefits, and Canadian benefit tracks.
    • Numerous opportunities to interact with an experienced and diverse group of industry practitioners.

    Who Should Attend

    The Symposium is one of the largest gatherings of credentialed benefits professionals in the country. Attendees represent corporations, consulting firms, health care organizations, hospitals, banks, insurance companies, investment and administration firms, jointly trusteed and public employee benefit plans, law firms and other organizations involved with employee benefits.


    • Lisa J. Allen, CEBS Senior Director Total Rewards Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana
    • David Atkinson Senior Vice President, HR Strategy and Transformation Atrium Health
    • Laurel Beedon Senior Research Fellow WISER
    • Nate Black Vice President, Consumer Driven Health Voya Financial
    • Andrea Boctor Partner Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    • Alex Boucher Principal and National Practice Leader MMB Canada
    • Virginia O. Brennan, CEBS Head of ABA Retirement Funds and Multiple Employer Solutions Voya Financial
    • Donna L. Brewer, CEBS Compliant, ISCEBS-Fellow Director of Employee Benefits Wesleyan University
    • Marti Cardi Vice President, Product Compliance Matrix Absence Management Inc & Reliance Standard Life Ins Co
    • Simon Chan, M.B.A., CFP, PMP Principal Adapt With Intent Coaching & Consulting
    • Jenah Chandani Associate Osler Hoskin & Harcourt
    • Leonard B. Comberiate, CEBS Compliance, ISCEBS-Fellow Assistant Associate Professor New York University
    • Mary Delaney President Vital Incite
    • Jennifer Doss Senior Director, Defined Contribution Practice Leader CAPTRUST
    • Mike Drak Author, Speaker, Retirement Lifestyle Designer
    • Roselyn Feinsod, FSA Principal, People Advisory Services Ernst & Young LLP
    • Brian Gilmore Vice President, Lead Benefits Counsel Newfront
    • Josh Golden Senior Vice President of Strategy CapitalRx
    • Andrew Grantham Executive Director and Senior Economist CIBC Capital Markets
    • Steven E. Grieb, J.D., CEBS Compliant Senior Compliance Counsel Gallagher
    • John Griffin Principal ASC Institute
    • Patrick J. Haraden, CEBS Compliant President Lockton Companies
    • Justin M. Held, CEBS Senior Research Analyst International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
    • Samuel A. Henson, J.D., CEBS, CEBS Compliant, ISCEBS-Fellow, ASPPA-APM Legal Officer Creative Legal Planning
    • Katherine A. Hesse, CEBS Compliant, ISCEBS-Fellow Partner Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane LLP
    • Sarah A. Holden, Ph.D. Senior Director of Retirement and Investor Resesarch Investment Company Institute
    • Patricia Jesperson Chief Curiosity Officer EmployeeEXP
    • Zaheed Jiwani, CFA Principal Eckler Ltd.
    • Rick E. Jones, FSA, EA, MAAA Senior Partner Aon
    • Richard Jones Executive Vice President Heritage CARES/Heritage Health Solutions
    • Jay M. Kirschbaum, JD, LLM Benefits Compliance, Director and Senior Vice President World Insurance Associates LLC
    • James A. Klein President American Benefits Council
    • Orly Krause Principal Mercer
    • Ronald S. Krupa, CEBS Compliant, ISCEBS-Fellow Director, Health & Benefits Consulting Willis Towers Watson
    • Katherine Lacy-Wilson, CEBS Compliant, ISCEBS-Fellow Employee Benefits Compliance Attorney USI Insurance Services
    • Suzanne M. Lepage Private Health Plan Strategist Suzanne Lepage Consulting
    • Elena Lynett, J.D. Senior Benefits Consultant Segal Co
    • Christian M. Moreno Senior Vice President Lockton
    • Cheryl Nienhuis, CEBS Compliant Director, Complex Care Program Mayo Clinic
    • Ryan M. Olson, CEBS Sr. Retirement Plan Consultant Gallagher Benefits Services
    • Michelle M. Oram, CEBS Compliant Product Owner, Guidance & Advice Manulife
    • Kamila B. Polus Legal Consultant Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc.
    • Jim Priebe Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Empyrean
    • Jillian Ritter AVP, Account Executive Lockton Companies
    • Ady Sharma Vice President and National Cyber Sales Operations Manager and Broker Aon
    • Susan M. Sieger Senior Compliance Consultant Employee Benefits Corporation
    • Ryan A. Siemers, CEBS Compliant, ISCEBS-Fellow Principal Aegis Risk LLC
    • Wes Smith Senior Vice President, Advisory and Consulting Certilytics Inc
    • Darren B. Steeves, M.Sc., CEP, CSCS Founder JackHabbit
    • Julie M. Stich, CEBS Vice President, Content International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
    • Linda K. Stone, FSA Senior Pension Fellow WISER
    • Bonni Titgemeyer, CEBS-Compliant, CHRL, CMS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Managing Director The Employers' Choice Inc.
    • J.M. Jack Towarnicky, CEBS of Counsel Koehler Fitzgerald LLC
    • Valerie Travis Founder Bespoke Benefit Solutions
    • Meghan J. Vallis, CEBS Compliant Group Sales Vice President, Western Canada Equitable Life
    • Lisa Villalobos, CEBS Managing Consultant Aeolic Consulting
    • Mark S. Weinstein, CEBS Compliant, J.D., LL.M., M.P.H., CPA President/ CEO Independent Colleges and Universities Benefits Association (ICUBA)
    • Brent Westra Director, Complex Care Program Mayo Clinic
    • Sandra M. Wood, CEBS Compliant Chief Benefits Consultant The Benefits Academy
    • Darryl Wright National Lead, Talent and Future of Work EY
    • John Zutter CEO Employer Direct Healthcare

    ​2019 Keynote Speakers

    Megan Greene

    Chief Economist
    Manulife Asset Management
    Boston, Massachusetts

    James A. Klein

    American Benefits Council
    Washington, DC

    Lisa Chamzuk

    Lawson Lundell LLP
    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Katherine Hesse, CEBS

    Murphy Hesse Toomey & Lehane LLP
    Quincy, Massachusetts

    Michael Sullivan

    Cubic Health
    Toronto, Ontario

    ​Registration Includes:

    • Access to more than 50 sessions over 2½ days
    • All handouts provided electronically
    • Extensive networking opportunities with more than 500 attendees
    • Continental breakfast on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
    • Lunch on Monday and Tuesday
    • CEBS Conferment Reception (open to all attendees, speakers and guests) on Sunday
    • Welcome Reception on Monday.

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    Continuing Education

    Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for additional information.


     Programs sponsored by the International Foundation and International Society are consistently accepted for credit by agencies governing continuing education for license renewal and professional recertification. Direct inquiries to continuinged@ifebp.org  or (262) 786-6710 option 2.

    Young Professionals Scholarship Available

    The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) have teamed up to create a scholarship opportunity for young employee benefits professionals to encourage participation in the benefits industry. [Learn More]


    COVID-19 Safety Protocols

    We're excited to be bringing this meeting back to an in-person experience. See our safety protocol for details.

    Our registration policies have changed. Learn more


    Registration Information

    Registration Information
    Through 6/30/2022
    US $1,295.00US $1,480.00
    After 6/30/2022
    US $1,395.00
    US $1,580.00
    Registration Information
      Member Nonmember

    Through 7/11/2022 US $1,295.00 US $1,480.00
    After 12/31/2021 US $1,395.00 US $1,580.00


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