LATIN AMERICA FORUM 2018

A New Era of Productivity:

Revolutionize your Business to Succeed in the Digital Economy

Miami, 9–11 May 2018

Megatrend Sessions, Workshops and Closing Panels

Megatrend sessions bring a new approach to global issues that organizations are living with and must address. There's no more time to wait. The future has arrived, and Mercer will play a protagonist role in discussing relevant topics and bringing interaction and reflection to the table so we can work toward a brighter tomorrow, today — together.

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Megatrend Session 1

Megatrend Session 1 presents three recently discussed business strategy megatrends to help you address them in your organization. We discuss the broad issues related to:

  • EMERGING MARKETS/GOING GLOBAL – The emergence of new global economic powers shift the way our multinational organizations operate.
  • INNOVATION AND AGILITY – Critical factor for leaders to consider as they evolve their organizations' innovation capabilities
  • AGING SOCIETY AND LONGEVITY FOR THE BUSINESS – Aging, longevity and their impact on your business

Jeanniey MullenGlobal Chief Marketing Officer, Mercer

Clara KlukDirector, Center for Certification in Creativity

Cara WilliamsSenior Partner and Global Wealth Leader, Multinational Client Group, Mercer

Megatrend Session 1 Workshops

Megatrend workshops bring you the opportunity to deepen the discussion and find possible answers to help you catch up with the future in your organization. Three facilitated discussions by some of our top global and regional experts create an open and transparent environment to make sure you bring home good insights for creating the future of your organization. Review the details below, and pick the discussions where you can bring more to the table! Let's exchange ideas!

Workshop 1.1: Emerging Markets / Going Global

  • What does the full ecosystem of well-being look like in the future for thriving organizations in the digital and global economy?
  • How can you leverage financial security to improve global employee engagement and productivity?
  • What must be considered for efficient global workforce management?

Daniel NadbornyMultinational Client Group Leader, Latin America, Mercer

Cameron HannahGrowth Markets Multinational Client Group Leader, Mercer

Workshop 1.2: Innovation and Agility

  • What factors are critical for leaders to consider as they evolve their organizations' talent innovation capabilities?
  • When does innovation add value to the organization for effective investment management and achieving growth in a complex world?
  • How does innovation help organizations reimagine health so employees and their families can live healthier, happier and more productive lives?

Julie Van WaverenMultinational Client Group North America, Career, Mercer

Luna CorbettaPremier Program Lead, MCG, Rising Professionals BRG Lead, Mercer

Workshop 1.3: Aging Society and Longevity for the Business

  • What is the role of government, employers and individuals in managing health, wealth and careers for longevity?
  • What factors will be critical for managing health costs in an aging workforce?
  • How can we prepare all generations for the digital workplace and leverage overall company productivity?

Cara WilliamsSenior Partner and Global Wealth Leader, Multinational Client Group, Mercer

Ana Maria WeiszWealth and Growth Leader Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and Uruguay and Women@Mercer Latam Leader, Mercer

Megatrend Session 1 Closing Panel

This megatrend panel summarizes the relevant findings from each workshop, giving delegates the opportunity to share and discover ideas for better business and people performance. This is a fun and interesting panel offered by the facilitators in the main plenary room, mediated by one Mercer leader and an invited guest. We clarify and review the main workshop findings to leverage the momentum of this great group of people generating ideas for a better tomorrow, today.

Jeanniey MullenGlobal Chief Marketing Officer

Clara KlukDirector, Center for Certification in Creativity

Cara WilliamsSenior Partner and Global Wealth Leader, Multinational Client Group, Mercer

Megatrend Session 2

Megatrend Session 2 presents three recently discussed people strategy megatrends to help you address them in your organization. We discuss the broad issues related to:

  • WORKFORCE TRANSFORMATION AND THE FUTURE OF JOBS – The impact of AI/digital technology on workstyle transformation and the future of work
  • THE MULTIFACETED WORKFORCE – Using data to manage inclusion in the workplace
  • ACHIEVE HIGH PERFORMANCE THROUGH ENGAGED EMPLOYEES – Engagement signals: How digitization is transforming employee engagement and productivity

Antonis ChristidisPartner, Mercer

Tania CosentinoPresident, Schneider Electric South America

Lewis GarradGrowth Markets Engagement Leader, Mercer Sirota

Megatrend Session 2 Workshops

Megatrend workshops bring you the opportunity to deepen the discussion and find possible answers to help you catch up with the future in your organization. Three facilitated discussions by some of our top global and regional experts create an open and transparent environment to make sure you bring home good insights for creating the future of your organization. Review the details below, and pick the discussions where you can bring more to the table! Let's exchange ideas!

Workshop 2.1: Workforce Transformation and the Future of Jobs

  • How will AI/digital technology impact workstyle transformation and the future of work?
  • How technology and AI will impact efficiency and better financial decisions for companies and employees?
  • How might technology innovation impact our health and lifestyles?

Martin Ibanez-FrochamSenior Partner, Mercer

Antonis ChristidisPartner, Mercer

Workshop 2.2: The Multifaceted Workforce

  • How do we use data to thoughtfully design a consistent diversity and inclusion program in the workplace?
  • How can we implement effective saving strategies for a growing and diverse multigenerational workforce?
  • How can we implement a flexible benefits management program for a multigenerational workforce to create a more productive, efficient and engaged team?

Marcelo ModicaGlobal Chief People Officer, Mercer

Pam JeffordsPartner, Mercer

Workshop 2.3: Achieve High Performance Through Engaged Employees

  • How can we innovate more effectively to develop more compelling and healthier career pathways?
  • What is the role of financial security in overall employee engagement?
  • What actions should we take to drive high performance through an engaged workforce?

Diego RamirezGlobal Health Management Consultant, Mercer Marsh Benefits

Lewis GarradGrowth Markets Engagement Leader, Mercer Sirota

Megatrend Session 2 Closing Panel

This megatrend panel summarizes the relevant findings from each workshop, giving delegates the opportunity to share and discover ideas for better business and people performance. This is a fun and interesting panel offered by the facilitators in the main plenary room, mediated by one Mercer leader and an invited guest. We clarify and review the main workshop findings to leverage the momentum of this great group of people generating ideas for a better tomorrow, today.

Antonis ChristidisPartner, Mercer

Tania CosentinoPresident, Schneider Electric South America

Lewis GarradGrowth Markets Engagement Leader, Mercer Sirota

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