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REBA Wellbeing Congress 2024

Combining leading-edge thinking with practical tips and guidance, the REBA Wellbeing Congress agenda will feature keynote talks, topical speaker sessions, panel debates, masterclasses and roundtable discussions.

Agenda: Thursday, 20 June 2024

Now in its 9th year, the carefully curated content-led agenda at the REBA Wellbeing Congress provides senior reward, benefits and wellbeing directors with the opportunity to take valuable time away from the day-job where they can learn, share, network and reflect. Combining leading-edge thinking with practical tips and guidance, the REBA Wellbeing Congress agenda features keynote talks, topical speaker sessions, panel debates, workshops, masterclasses and roundtable discussions. 

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8am – 8.20am
Registration and supplier showcase

Breakfast and explore the marketplace

8.20am – 9am
By invitation only - Breakfast demo workshop: Using AI to bring Spotify-level personalisation and UX to employee benefits

INVITATION ONLY workshop

By invitation only - Breakfast demo workshop: Creating a seamless benefits experience with the brand new, PwC-owned Benefits+ flexible benefits platform, hosted in Workday

INVITATION ONLY workshop

9.15am – 9.25am
Chair’s welcome and introduction

Chair sets the scene for the day with an insightful introduction

9.25am – 10.05am
Opening keynote: Why we must focus on healthy ageing to create a resilient multigenerational workforce

Keynote

10.05am – 10.40am
Supplier showcase and networking coffee break

Networking coffee break and visit exhibition, Lounge

10.40am – 11am
Topical breakout speaker sessions, masterclass or strategic workshop

Hear from industry experts providing actionable advice and insight in a series of concurrent streams during the morning and afternoon. Find out more under the 'More info' button.

Supporting employees’ need for financial advice: Hot-off-the-press research into the current position and attitudes to financial wellbeing in UK workplaces

Speaker session

Using data and wellbeing analytics to improve workforce resilience

Speaker session

I shouldn’t say this but … we’ve got workplace health wrong

Speaker session

10.40am – 11.25am
Panel: Current trends and shifts in employee health and protection benefits

Panel session

Masterclass: Shifting responsibilities and practical ways to unlock everyone’s health at work (launching the 2024 Employee Wellbeing Research)

Masterclass (NEW)

Invitation-only workshop: Tackling inequalities in workplace healthcare: how to create fair and equitable access for your employees

INVITATION ONLY workshop

11.05am – 11.25am
Fireside chat: Working for the future by supporting employees to become financially resilient

Speaker session

The ever-evolving role of employee benefits software in employee wellbeing

Speaker session

Using strategic recognition to strengthen wellbeing initiatives and build a skills-based environment to effectively train and retain talent

Speaker session

11.25am – 11.45am
Visit the exhibition and coffee break

Networking coffee break and visit exhibition, Lounge

11.45am – 12.05pm
Topical breakout speaker sessions, masterclass or strategic workshop

Hear from industry experts providing actionable advice and insight in a series of concurrent streams during the morning and afternoon. Find out more under the 'More info' button.

Exclusive findings: impact of financial stress on workplace wellbeing and productivity

Speaker session

Reframing manager bashing: supporting line managers and their teams to thrive

Speaker session

Case study: Proactive prevention through healthcare trust delivers more than £40m cost savings for Centrica

Speaker session

Addressing high functioning anxiety in the workplace: is your workplace wellbeing strategy fit for purpose?

Speaker session

11.45am – 12.30pm
Masterclass: Get behind the latest Benefits Design research to understand how business and cost pressures will drive the need for more evidence-based benefits strategies

Masterclass (NEW)

Invitation-only workshop: Using Strategic Recognition to Drive Workplace Culture Goals

INVITATION ONLY workshop

12.10pm – 12.30pm
Financial Wellbeing Pulse: exploring the financial health of the world’s employee population revealing the secret to achieving financial goals

Speaker session

Are we all just wasting our time? The harsh reality of workplace wellbeing

Speaker session

Mitigating rising benefit costs with prevention and behaviour change

Speaker session

Rethinking wellbeing: Unpacking the proof that a box-ticking exercise is not enough

Speaker session

12.30pm – 1.45pm
Supplier showcase and networking lunch

Lunch and visit exhibition

1.45pm – 2.05pm
Topical breakout speaker sessions, masterclass or strategic workshop

Hear from industry experts providing actionable advice and insight in a series of concurrent streams during the morning and afternoon. Find out more under the 'More info' button.

The unique financial wellbeing challenges facing mid-lifers, and how employers can offer support

Speaker session

Mind the gap - why prevention and health confidence could be the missing link in your health strategy

Speaker session

Exploring Healthcare Trusts & The integral role of a Nurse-Led service

Speaker session

1.45pm – 2.30pm
Panel: What are the workforce wellbeing issues coming down the line: and how Gen Z are shaking up the employee experience

Panel session

Masterclass: Building inclusive benefits: access the latest WTW global wellbeing research and hear directly from employers as they debate if inclusive employee benefits actually create inequality

Masterclass (NEW)

Invitation-only workshop: Managing and mitigating the economic and emotional impact of life events and challenges on your workforce

INVITATION ONLY workshop

2.10pm – 2.30pm
Creating employee ownership of pensions to drive value, engagement and retention

Speaker session

Using family-forming benefits to improve inclusion and employee retention

Speaker session

Creating an early cancer detection strategy that works across the whole of workforce

Speaker session

2.40pm – 3pm
Topical breakout speaker sessions, masterclass or strategic workshop

Hear from industry experts providing actionable advice and insight in a series of concurrent streams during the morning and afternoon. Find out more under the 'More info' button.

Why financial wellbeing data doesn’t have to be difficult

Speaker session

Insights and lessons on how to use data to drive value and create consistency in your global wellbeing strategy

Speaker session

Case study with AWE: Redefining the recipe of workplace productivity

Speaker session

2.40pm – 3.25pm
Panel: Pay and Reward strategies to support employee wellbeing

Panel session

Masterclass: A healthy workforce - opportunities to retain great talent while mitigating the risks of rising healthcare costs and long-term chronic illnesses for businesses

Masterclass (NEW)

3.05pm – 3.25pm
Shaping the future of workplace financial wellbeing and what the ingredients for success look like

Speaker session

Is rising staff absence the new normal? How preventative Employee Benefits can help improve health outcomes, engage talent and manage costs

Speaker session

What role does AI play in reward and benefits and how it can save your job

Speaker session

3.25pm – 3.55pm
Supplier showcase and networking tea break

Networking coffee break and visit exhibition, Lounge

3.55pm – 4.40pm
Curated roundtables or visit exhibition

Curated Roundtable Discussions

1. Mitigating future workforce health risks: the rise of prevention benefits to address future health needs

Curated Roundtable Discussions

2. Building financial literacy across different life ages and stages

Curated Roundtable Discussions

3. Reviewing benefits for value, impact and effectiveness

Curated Roundtable Discussions

4. Global benefits design to support inclusive and equitable access

Curated Roundtable Discussions

5. Pay and reward strategies to support employee wellbeing

Curated Roundtable Discussions

6. Impact of AI and digitisation on benefits decision-making and delivery

Curated Roundtable Discussions

7. Mental resilience: strategies for a multi-generational workforce

Curated Roundtable Discussions

8. Benefits to support life stages and major life events

Curated Roundtable Discussions

4.40pm – 5.15pm
Closing keynote: On the sofa with… Claudia Winkleman

Keynote

5.15pm – 5.45pm
After party sponsored by Peppy with special guest, Claudia Winkleman

Keynote