Session Descriptions / Presentations
Peer-to-Peer Roundtables are an opportunity for supplier-partners to exchange knowledge and views on six topics:
These mini-sessions are limited to 15 minutes each to encourage lively discussion. The Roundtable session will also include general information on the Conference overall and the sessions participants will want to attend for more in-depth discussion of these and other topics.
John Merriweather, Go Destination
Panelists:Brad Laspe, VIP St. Louis
Breakout Session: RFPs: Taking the Mystery out of the Process
The RFP process is an integral part of our relocation industry but sometimes the more we do, the more mysterious they become. How do we design the best answer, how do we get the attention of our Client, how do we creatively structure the best pricing or how is the data analyzed once it’s received by the Client or Procurement? These are some of the topics that our panel will discuss during our session.
Pam Jacknick, NEI
Breakout Session: Successful Business Cases in Mobility
In this session, our panel will review successful business cases for both domestic and global mobility programs, specifically addressing what made a good business case, the structure and data that were involved and the metrics that define success.
Frederick Schmitz, BGRS
Panelists:Isabell Polotzek, Allianz
Breakout Session: Navigating Business Travel in 2018: Tips and Tools from the Experts
In this breakout session, we will discuss key challenges for business travelers and the mobility managers who are responsible for them. The focus will be on increasing transparency and control and mitigating risk. Topics will include:
Sandy McKinney, Weichert Workforce Mobility
Latchi Delchev, Boeing Global Mobility
All-Conference Session: Talent Management and Mobility Trends
Talent Mobility is uniquely positioned to assist organizations realize the business imperative of global talent development and deployment. The next generation of competent global mobility leaders will ensure the sustainability of their organization’s success in the global marketplace. Join this session to hear panelists discuss how mobility can be a modern solution and partner to Talent Management teams within their organizations.
Moderators:Frederick Schmitz, BGRS
Breakout Session: 2018 Tax Reform Impact on International & Domestic Mobility
In this session, we will discuss the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act and its impact on domestic and global talent mobility. The session will include a variety of views from service providers and corporate mobility professionals who move employees domestically and internationally.
Diana Greco, KPMG
Stacie B. Durnil, Energizer
Breakout Session: Enhancing the Family Experience
An in-depth discussion with Karen Kraus of Monsanto and Stephanie Hancock of NEI regarding what steps organizations and their RMC partners can take to ensure the move goes well and the family will be willing to relocate again.
Erica Oldani, Impact Group
Panelists:Karen Kraus, Monsanto
All-Conference Session: Disruption, Innovation and Emerging Leaders
This session will focus on the changing demographics of the mobility industry and across the workforce as a whole. We will dial in on the “disruptive” behaviors and innovative ideas that are forging a new path, as well as those innovations we would like to see happen.
Peggy Smith, Worldwide ERC
Kathryn McCallister, Caterpillar
Stewart McCardle, Weichert Workforce Management
Matt Tobel, Suite Home Chicago
Ben Good, UniGroup Worldwide