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SPECIAL SESSIONS 

Sunday, September  18

Sunday Workshops

These gatherings are designed as informal workshop sessions to share strategies and practices.

12:00-2:30 p.m.
New Attendee Meet and Greet Luncheon
Calling any first time Symposium attendees: start your Symposium experience with a bang! Join ISCEBS chapter volunteers from across the U.S. and Canada to learn more about the ISCEBS chapter network, meet a fantastic group of your peers and discuss what's in store for you at the Symposium. Lunch will be provided; please indicate your interest in attending when registering for the Symposium.

2:30-4:30 p.m.

Consulting Practice Owners Forum
A long-standing Sunday tradition, this unstructured gathering of consulting practice owners is designed to share issues and strategies for best serving client needs now and moving forward.

5:00- 7:00 p.m.

Conferment Ceremony and Reception
The CEBS conferment ceremony will recognize new graduates of both the U.S. and Canadian CEBS® programs. Don't miss this opportunity to meet and congratulate the new CEBSs and new GBA, RPA and CMS designees! A reception honoring the new graduates will follow the conferment ceremony. All Symposium registrants, speakers and their guests are invited to attend the ceremony and reception.
 

 

Monday, September 19

 

12:00-1:15 p.m.

Luncheon Roundtables
To maximize networking and the exchange of information, some of the tables at the Monday luncheon will be designated to discuss benefit topics.  If you would like to participate in one of the discussion groups, make your selections on the Symposium registration form.

Consulting Practice Owners Luncheon Workshop
This valuable networking opportunity is designed to give consulting practice owners a chance to learn new ideas from fellow business owners on issues critical to running a practice. Attendees are asked to share experiences.

 

Tuesday, September 20

12:15-1:30 p.m.

Fellowship Recognition Luncheon
This luncheon will recognize those individuals holding fellowship and their ongoing commitment to professional education.  

ACTIVITIES

Sunday, September 18

8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m..

 

23rd Annual Symposium Golf Outing
Keeping with tradition, another memorable round of Sunday morning golf will be available at this year's Symposium. Check out the golf page for additional details.

 

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

Sightseeing Tour

Golf not your game? Would you like to see some of the local sights before the Symposium? Join other attendees, speakers, guests and families as they tour Baltimore on a guided tour. Additional information will be available soon.

 

Sign and Dine
Join a group of fellow Symposium attendees for dinner. Exciting and unique dining opportunities will be available Sunday and Tuesday evenings. Members from the area will host several dining options.  They will also provide other information about the city. Click here for more information about dining options.


 

Monday, September 19

8:30-10:30 a.m.

Hospitality Room Spouses/Guests
Here is an opportunity for spouses and guests to make new acquaintances and to plan their sightseeing activities. A representative from the area will be available to highlight the many attractions and sights in the Baltimore area.

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

It's time for some "lighter fare"! Before embarking on your Baltimore experience, plan to stop by the ISCEBS Welcome Reception. Join your fellow attendees for appetizers, refreshments and of course, great conversation! Symposium registrants, speakers and guests are invited to attend.

Tuesday, September 20

6:30 a.m.

Fun Run/Walk

Start your day off right with an invigorating walk or run. The route and other details will be posted at the Symposium registration desk.

Sign and Dine

Join a group of fellow Symposium attendees for dinner. Exciting and unique dining opportunities will be available Sunday and Tuesday evenings. Baltimore chapter members will host several dining options.  They will also provide other information about the city.

 

SERVICES

 

 

Monday, September 19

Shipping Service

Ship your Symposium materials home from Baltimore. We will make all of the arrangements, provide the shipping materials and print the shipping label. And best of all - it's free of charge! The shipping service is open Monday through Wednesday.

Information Specialist

During the Symposium, meet one of the International Foundation's information specialists who will be on site to:

  • Take your benefits, compensation and human resources information requests. Come prepared and take advantage of the world's most extensive employee benefits library.
  • Give guided tours of the ISCEBS and International Foundation websites. You can look at survey data, frequently asked questions, industry news, hot benefits topics, our benefits glossary, full-text articles and much more!

Hospitality Room

Spouses and guests have an opportunity to make new acquaintances and to plan their sightseeing activities. A representative from the area will be available to highlight the attractions and sights in the Baltimore area.

Sponsor Exhibit

Stop by the display tables in the sponsor exhibit area to pick up information on products and services available to benefits and compensation professionals. If you are interested in Symposium Sponsorship, please contact the Society office at (262) 786-8771, or e-mail iscebs@iscebs.org.

Recognition Items

CEBS recognition items (jewelry, pens, etc.) are on display in the registration area. Stop by and take home a useful and valuable memento of your well-deserved CEBS designation.