BOSTON, FRIDAY – JULY 14

8am,  check-in desk opens

8:50am,  program starts

5pm,  reception

UPSKILL Your GlobalBusiness IQ

Host Sponsored by KPMG, 60 South Street, 02111

US Tax Deduction for Continuing Professional Education:
A US income tax deduction is allowed for expenses of education including registration fees, travel, meals and lodging, undertaken to maintain or improve skills (Treasury Reg 1.1662-5; Coughlin v. Commissioner Internal Revenue, 203 F2d 307, 2d Circuit 1953)

AGENDA

8, CHECK-IN opens

meet & greet, coffee & …


8:50 – 9:15, INTROS

Ed Cohen, Content Developer & Moderator

Publisher- GlobalBusinessNews.net


9:15 – 10:15,

INCREASED COMPLIANCE  ENFORCEMENTS COMING SOON:  Multi-jurisdiction enforcements will impact business travel, employee mobility

KPMG LLP, Global Mobility Services

Tom Recchuiti, KPMG Managing Director- Tax

Dave Mayes, Managing Director


10:15, BREAK


10:45 – 11:40,  

DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE HIDDEN COSTS OF RELOCATING YOUR TALENT?  MEASURING THE RISKS… IMPACT OF LOST PRODUCTIVITY … SOLUTION

Mary Beth Nitz, SCRP, SGMS-T
Vice President, Global Consulting Services

Altair Global 

This session will provide an interactive discussion of the results of Altair Global’s International Momentum Productivity Survey, a study series examining, identifying, and validating mobility-related events determined to have a significant impact on employees’ focus and productivity at work, and, as a result, companies’ bottom lines.  


11:40 – 11:55, 

ENGAGEMENT & INFORMATION AT THE RIGHT TIME AND PLACE 

Joyce Lee, Aperian Globalwhose mission is to enable individuals, teams and organizations to work effectively across boundaries.  GLOBE SMART is Aperian Global’s flagship online resource that was developed through extensive research and in-depth interviews with business professionals from more than 95 nations around the world. With GlobeSmart, you get instant access to detailed information that provides reliable guidance on how to conduct business dealings with individuals in other countries. 


11:55 – 12:25,

HOW TO BETTER MANAGE INTERNATIONAL / CROSS-BORDER EMPLOYEES

Ann Ellis, CEO/Founder, MAUVE Group

www.mauvegroup.com



12:25, LUNCH discussions

…  table topics



1:15 – 1:45,

INNOVATIVE EXPENSE SOLUTION; COMPLIANCE, BUSINESS TRAVEL, MOBILITY

Shawn Sweeney, SVP Sales – ORION Mobility



2 – 2:30,

ACCELERATING PERFORMANCE of the NEW WORKFORCE on ASSIGNMENT … to add value to the business

Sylvie Durand-Morris, AIRINC



2:30 – 5, TALK  SHOW 

Moderator:  Ed Cohen – Publisher, GlobalBusinessNews.net

Benefits/Rewards

Krystie Dascoli, Vice-President, WillisTowersWatson

Michael Nole, Global IPM,  CIGNA

Stephen J Hoffman, GMS®, Area Assistant Vice President | International; Arthur J Gallagher & Co


Talent Strategy, Single Point of Contact, Repay Agreements

Holly Clontz, CRP, GMS-T; Manager, Global Mobility- Ingersoll Rand

Alicia Browne, Senior Global Mobility Advisor, FM Global

Cheryl Craig, Mobility Director, Pivotal Software

Jessie Rinaldi, Global Relocation Program Manager- BOSE

Stephanie Dorsey, Immigration Specialist at Millipore Sigma


Expectations / Service Delivery

Colin LaBrie, Regional Director, Paramount Transportation

Annette Clement, Executive Vice-President, Furnished Quarters

Allyson Stewart, Altair Global


5, Reception

 

 

 




LEARNING MORE ABOUT:

GlobalBusinessNews.net (GBN), a trade publication and media company based in San Diego, California. Main activities: publishing, conference development & production, broadcasting.

EDITORIAL NARRATIVE:  “Globalization” …world trade’s impact on workforce strategies… job development, job positioning, job movement…  talent acquisition, development, deployment and mobility management, assignment performance management and development via retention…to add measurable value to the business.

PROCESS:  GlobalBusinessNews.net (GBN) aggregates industry-related news & information, as well as develops original content, edits the data and distributes it via publications, “live” events, and broadcasting. GBN participates in several other events year-round to learn, listen, and meet.

Audience / Readership / Reach

GOOGLE ANALYTICS INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

2016: 114,000 in ’16 in +100 countries;

Since 2007, 1.2 million reaching across time-zones, borders, cultures.

2017: January 1st thru May 2nd  31,109 audience-sessions / reader page-views in +100 countries…

58% US & Canada

25% Europe

  • 12% London metro/UK
  • 8%  Euro & continent
  • 5% Moscow

13% Asia/Pacific

  • 6% HK/Singapore/KL/China
  • 5% India
  • 2% Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Manila

3% LatAm/Carib

1% MidEast & Africa

 

 

 



4,  RECEPTION