One Place 2017 Agenda

Your three-day One Place experience is currently under construction, and we promise not to disappoint...

Take look at last year's agenda to get an idea of what to expect, but be prepared for new surprises in 2017.

Pre-Conference

Conference

March 13
March 14
March 15
March 16
       
  Registration    
       
University Training Keynote Address General Session
       
  Breakout Sessions
       
Welcome Reception Evening Events  
       
Monday, March 13

University Pre-Conference Training

Start your One Place experience by joining us for exclusive pre-conference training sessions. Get the most out of your benefits technology investment through hands-on learning with our Benefitfocus University certified software trainers.

7:00 am

One Place 2017 Registration Employers Brokers Benefitfocus University CEU Credits Networking
7:00 am to 8:00 am

8:30 am

Benefitfocus Marketplace for New Users: The Benefits Administrator Role Employers
8:30 am to 11:30 am

Audience: Benefits administrators new to the Benefits Administrator role within BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace

Session Description: If you’re new to BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace and ready to discover the key features and tools of the application, this three-hour interactive workshop is specifically designed for you. In this course, you will practice performing essential benefits administration tasks, such as running reports, optimizing employee communication and managing employee profiles.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

Benefitfocus Marketplace for New Users: The Benefits Administrator Role Employers
8:30 am to 11:30 am

Audience: Benefits administrators new to the Benefits Administrator role within BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace

Session Description: If you’re new to BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace and ready to discover the key features and tools of the application, this three-hour interactive workshop is specifically designed for you. In this course, you will practice performing essential benefits administration tasks, such as running reports, optimizing employee communication and managing employee profiles.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

Communication Portal for New Users Employers
8:30 am to 11:30 am

Audience: Benefits administrators new to Benefitfocus or the BENEFITFOCUS® Communication Portal

Description: The BENEFITFOCUS® Communication Portal is a powerful, web-based content management system designed to help you communicate effectively with your employees about benefits, HR policies, health, wellness and other topics. In this three-hour course, you’ll revisit the basics you learned during your initial Communication Portal training to help you better tap into the extensive functionality of the application. The hands-on experience  will enable you to practice navigating, editing and customizing the Communication Portal.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

Benefits Analytics: Gaining Strategic Insight Into Your Health Care Cost Drivers Employers
8:30 am to 11:30 am

Audience: Customers new to BENEFITFOCUS® Core and Advanced Analytics

Session Description: BENEFITFOCUS® Core and Advanced Analytics provides a suite of metrics and rich analysis applications that give you the data insight needed to positively impact plan design and work with strategic decision makers to analyze plan performance. In this three-hour course, you’ll learn how analytics impacts health care, examine key metrics and integrated claims data, and explore Advanced Analytics tools to guide your decision-making when developing benefit plans that support the strategic goals of your company.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

11:30 am

Lunch Employers Insurance Carriers Brokers Benefitfocus University CEU Credits Networking
11:30 am to 12:30 pm

12:30 pm

Communicating Using Benefitfocus Tools: Improving Employee Engagement with Better Communication Employers
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Audience: Benefits administrators with access to the suite of BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace communication tools

Description: In this two-hour course, you’ll learn when and how to use the communication tools included in BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace. You’ll gain a better understanding of the important characteristics of your employees that must be considered in your communication strategy to increase their engagement in the benefits election process. Through hands-on training and group discussion,  you’ll leave this course confident in your ability to engage your workforce using Benefitfocus tools.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

Communication Portal for Advanced Users Employers
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Audience: Benefits administrators with experience using the BENEFITFOCUS® Communication Portal

Description: This two-hour course is perfect for benefits administrators with Communication Portal experience who are ready to take their knowledge to the next level. In this course, you’ll take a deep dive into Communication Portal and a number of sophisticated application features designed to help you easily and effectively share information with your employees. Be prepared to work with the application for an interactive experience using content libraries, training programs and managing to-do lists.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

Data and Reporting: An Introduction Employers
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Audience: Benefits administrators new to Benefitfocus or BENEFITFOCUS® Platform data and reporting features

Description: Benefitfocus has created a robust set of reporting tools that give you the data visibility you need to strategically manage your benefits program in an increasingly complex environment. In this two-hour course, you’ll get a hands-on introduction to the standard data and reporting capabilities of the BENEFITFOCUS® Platform and learn concepts that will help you match standard reports to your specific business needs. We’ll also provide an overview and demonstration of Benefitfocus ACA Reporting functionality.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

2:45 pm

Data and Reporting: An Introduction Employers
2:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Audience: Benefits administrators new to Benefitfocus or BENEFITFOCUS® Platform data and reporting features

Description: Benefitfocus has created a robust set of reporting tools that give you the data visibility you need to strategically manage your benefits program in an increasingly complex environment. In this two-hour course, you’ll get a hands-on introduction to the standard data and reporting capabilities of the BENEFITFOCUS® Platform and learn concepts that will help you match standard reports to your specific business needs. We’ll also provide an overview and demonstration of Benefitfocus ACA Reporting functionality.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

One Place 365 Tools: Collaborate, Communicate and Manage Employers
2:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Audience: Benefits administrators new to Benefitfocus and BENEFITFOCUS® One Place 365

Description: BENEFITFOCUS® One Place 365 is a collaborative online environment through which customers can access and manage account information and engage in direct communication with Benefitfocus. In this course, you’ll learn how to use this set of tools to manage cases, review and approve group requirements and share ideas via the Idea Community. You’ll also learn how to use BENEFITFOCUS® One Place 365 to manage your open enrollment (OE) project and to track tasks by OE milestone.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

Communicating Using Benefitfocus Tools: Improving Employee Engagement with Better Communication Employers
2:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Audience: Benefits administrators with access to the suite of BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace communication tools

Description: In this two-hour course, you’ll learn when and how to use the communication tools included in BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace. You’ll gain a better understanding of the important characteristics of your employees that must be considered in your communication strategy to increase their engagement in the benefits election process. Through hands-on training and group discussion,  you’ll leave this course confident in your ability to engage your workforce using Benefitfocus tools.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.

Open Enrollment: Strategize, Plan and Develop Employers
2:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Audience: Benefits administrators from any employer preparing for their Benefitfocus open enrollment

Description: Open enrollment (OE) can be one of the most exciting, and challenging, times of the year for benefits administrators who aim to plan a clear, easily navigable OE process. This two-hour course will walk you through the six milestones of a successful OE using BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace and BENEFITFOCUS® One Place 365. You’ll  learn how to identify potential risks, develop strategies and understand enrollment process changes that can help you and your company achieve a successful OE.

Note: To maximize the effectiveness of the classroom learning experience, all Benefitfocus University courses are limited to 15 attendees.