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2022 EBPA & WP&BC Spring Seminar

  • April 28, 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • Washington Athletic Club


  • Discount of 10% applied when you registered for both events.
  • Discount of 10% applied when you register for all events

2022 EBPA & WP&BC Spring Seminar

Thursday, April 28, 2022 | In Person!

Washington Athletic Club, 1325 6th Ave Seattle, WA

The Employee Benefits Planning Association (EBPA) is co-sponsoring with the Western Pension & Benefits Council, Seattle Chapter (WP&BC) to offer a full day of educational sessions. We are excited to be back in person with you at the Washington Athletic Club on Thursday, April 28, 2022

This year's Spring Seminar offers key industry updates necessary to stay current as benefits professionals.  Register here: 2022 Spring Seminar.  Early bird registration discounts EXTENDED to April 22nd.  

Session 1 | What Drives Your Plan's Trend  (#)

The first morning session, "What Drives Your Plan's Trend" features Kirsten Staveland, Principal and Charlie Partridge, Senior Health and Benefits Analyst both with Mercer.

Breakfast is also included.  

Session 2 | HR Employer Panel on COVID Return to Work Strategies 

  • Britt Provost, Chief Human Resource Officer, SiteImprove
  • Sherrie Geitzen, Chief People Leader, Healthcare Management Administrators (HMA)
  • Joseph Smecker, Director of Operations, Western Washington Medical Group
  • Moderator – Ben Helsel, Senior Manager of Sales and Account Management, Premera Blue Cross
For those who stay for all sessions, the luncheon speakers - Kendra Kosko Isaacson, Senior Benefits Counsel for the U.S. Senate HELP Committee and Josh Oppenheimer, Counsel to the U.S. Senate HELP Committee - will be providing a timely and informative "WA DC Legislative Update". 

Afternoon continues with educational breakouts, closing out the day's activities with a hosted reception.


8:30                 Registration & Breakfast

9:00 - 9:55       What Drives Your Plan's Trend? (#)

10:00 - 10:55   HR Employer Panel on COVID Return to Work Strategies

10:55 - 11:15   Break

11:15 -11:45     Registration for Afternoon and seating for lunch

12:00 - 1:00      Keynote Presenters - WA DC Legislative Update 

1:00 - 1:50        Break Out Sessions: Paid Family Leave Act 
(#) or 

                         What's New for Benefit Plan Audits - SAS 136
2:00 - 2:50        Break Out Sessions: Use of Technology in HR 

                         The Beat Goes On-Legal Update (#)
3:00 - 3:50        Observations on Culture’s Role in Your Organization 

4:00 - 6:00        Sponsors' Reception

After attending these educational programs, plan to stay for the Spring Seminar Sponsored Reception which will be from 4 - 6 pm.  Join us for hors d'oeuvres, a glass of wine and time to talk to colleagues, speakers and sponsors. Even if you are not attending all the sessions, be sure to come back!

NOTE:  Sessions marked with (#) have been approved for one hour (each) of Insurance Credits from the Office of the Insurance Commissioner. In addition the Washington State Bar Association is pending. All sessions qualify for one (1) hour each of continuing education for all self-reporting organizations 

For more information on the schedule, be sure to visit the Spring Seminar page

Morning, Afternoon or Full Day Registration Options!  


Early Registration by 4/22/2022 Member* Non-Member
WP&BC Event Only (11-5) $180 $300
EBPA Event Only (8:30-10:55) $65 $85
Both Events (10% discount) $221 $347

Registration after 4/22/2022 Member* Non-Member
WP&BC Event Only (11:15 -5) $200 $325
EBPA Event Only (8:30-10:55) $80 $100
Both Events (10% discount) $252 $383

*Members of either organization receive the member rate and a 10% discount if attending both events.

Note: No refunds can be issued after April 15, 2022

Thank you to our Sponsor:

Thank You 2023 Event Sponsors!




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