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Emerging Trends Impacting Healthcare Organizations

A complimentary program especially for healthcare human resource leaders on October 2 - 3, 2019

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Agenda At-A-Glance

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2
5 - 7 p.m.       Welcome Cocktail Reception
                        The Pump Station | 19 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12203

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3
                       HANYS Benefit Services Headquarters | 1 Empire Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144

8:30 a.m.      Breakfast

8:45 a.m.      Opening Remarks
                       Avon Scherff, Director, Employee benefit services, HANYS Benefit Services

9:00 a.m.      Panel Discussion: Benefits Survey, Trends and Benchmarks
                       Wes Price, Sales Account Executive, HANYS Benefit Services
                       Thomas Cummins, Managing Director, Gallagher surveys, AJ Gallagher
                       Rob Brinkerhoff, National Managing Director, Healthcare Practice, AJ Gallagher

10:30 a.m.    Break

10:45 a.m.    The Essentials of the Family Medical Leave Act
                       Shequeila Birdsong, Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist, 
                       Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

                       Paid Family Leave for Human Resource Professionals
                       Joseph Cavalcante, Advocate, New York State Workers’ Compensation Board

12:30 p.m.    Final Q&A and Closing Remarks

A boxed lunch will be provided

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Program Questions? Contact Avon Scherff, Director, Employee Benefit Services, HANYS Benefit Services, at ascherff@hanys.org or 518.431.7735.

Registration Questions? Contact HANYS’ Healthcare Educational and Research Fund at learning@hanys.org.

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