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Calling all agents of change passionate about advancing the art and science of Total Rewards. We are now accepting proposals to speak at WorldatWork's Total Rewards ’23 in San Diego.


Don't miss the opportunity to showcase your innovative insights on Total Rewards and the transforming workforce. Apply before December 5, 2022.

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

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Monday, June 12, 2022 – Wednesday, June 14, 2022
Program Overview

Total Rewards is the premier conference for Total Rewards and HR Professionals seeking to advance the impact and efficacy of rewards strategies to drive organizational outcomes. In 2023, our vision is to accelerate learning and engagement across the Total Rewards ecosystem through interactive learning formats that encourage deeper connections and thought-provoking discussions.

  • Higher-level, sophisticated content to boost your game plans
  • Business-focused tangible and actionable ideas that you can walk away with and implement immediately
  • We are determined on delivering wisdom

LEARNING TRACKS

In order to maximize talent acquisition and retention, your benefits program must keep up with the evolving needs of the workforce. The stress from economic and social factors have made mental, physical and financial wellness a top priority. In these sessions, find out if your benefits program is poised to keep up with these changing demands. Gain the tools you will need to level up your programs and get you a competitive edge.

  • Example topics in this track: Well-being; Mental Health; Stretching Healthcare Dollars; Long Term Impact of COVID on Benefits Plan Expense; Retirement Programs; Work Flexibility; Family Benefits; Paid Leave; Benefits Budgeting and Optimization; Benefit Actions in Inflationary Times; Social Determinants of Health, etc.

Navigating the challenges of inflation, pay transparency requirements and fluctuating pay in a competitive labor market can be daunting. During this track, learn solutions for developing innovative and flexible compensation practices and policies to address the diverse facets of the workforce from remote workers to gig workers.

  • Example topics in this track: Compensation; Pay Equity; Recognition; Sales Compensation; Pay in New Work Arrangements; Pay Transparency; Geographic Pay; Wage Compression; Analytics in Compensation; Compensation Planning; Compensation Budgets, etc.

The last two years have significantly shifted workforce expectations and the employee-employer relationship. This track will explore the drivers of the modern workforce, Human Capital sustainability and innovative reward strategies that fuel professional, purpose-driven outcomes and holistic health inside and outside the workplace.

  • Example topics in this track: The Future of Work; Total Rewards Transformation; Aligning Rewards to New Work Paradigms; Economic Landscape; Wage Volatility; Reskilling and Upskilling, Analytics for Better Decisions; HR Tech Stack/AI Solutions; Inclusive Rewards, People-centric Culture, Inflationary and Labor Shortage Solutions, etc.

Sound executive compensation strategies are critical to drive business performance and must align with stakeholder priorities. This track is dedicated to learning, adapting and responding effectively to an uncertain and unpredictable landscape to address performance alignment, recruitment and retention challenges of top tier talent. We will delve into the executive compensation challenges you currently facecompanies are now encountering, including the types of questions to you can expect from the board and other c-suite leaders as the role of the compensation committee expands beyond executive pay to include human capital management priorities.

  • Example topics in this track: Pay versus Performance Disclosure; the Evolving Role of the Compensation Committee; HCM Dashboards; ESG Integration in Compensation Strategies; Use of Equity to Address Talent Concerns including Broad-based Employee Equity Compensation Plans; Strategies for Executive Pay in Private Organizations; Approaches to Market Benchmarking and Peer Group Determination; Preparing for Recessionary Concerns; Executive Compensation Communication; Executive Pipeline with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES: NETWORKING WITH PURPOSE

Total Rewards ’23 provides an interactive experience, where every attendee can engage in an intimate experience—from participating in collaborative roundtables to experiential activations and entertaining events.


Key networking opportunity avenues:

  • Connection Zone
  • Champagne Welcome Reception
  • Cocktails and Conversation in the Hall
  • WorldatWork Afterparty
  • Team Meeting Rooms

Schedule at a Glance
Monday June 12, 2023
Time
Event
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Opening Session
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Energizer Break
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Sessions
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Sessions
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Sessions
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Featured Sessions
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Cocktails in the Connection Zone
Tuesday June 13, 2023
Time
Event
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Main Stage
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Sessions
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Energizer Break
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Sessions
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Sessions
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Featured Sessions
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cocktails in the Connection Zone
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
After Party
Wednesday June 14, 2023
Time
Event
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Features Sessions
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Sessions
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Energizer Break
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Closing Keynote

Note: Schedule is subject to change

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