Annual Meeting - Schedule at a Glance! More information coming soon!

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Monday, November 28th (EST)  
   
 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM 

Church Alliance Steering Committee Meeting 

 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  Optional CEO Dinner 

You may register for this dinner when you register for the meeting. 

   
   
Tuesday, November 29th (EST)  
   
 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM 

Large & Small-Mid CEO Meetings

 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  

CBA Annual Business Meeting

 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM 

CEO Lunch 

 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

Registration Opens

 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 

Church Alliance Annual Business Meeting

 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Topical Interest Committee Meetings 

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM 

New Member Orientation 

 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Reception 

 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM 

Dinner & Opening Program
Speakers: 
Rev. Dr. Todd Adams, President & CEO, Pension Fund of the Christian Church, CBA Planning Committee Chair 
Rev. Jeff Thiemann, CEO/President, Portico Benefits Services, CBA Chair 
Susan Sparks, Preacher, Comedian, Author, Speaker

   
   
 Wednesday, November 30th (EST)   
   
 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM 

Registration Opens 

 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM 

Vendor Hall Opens 

 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM  

Continental Breakfast 

 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome & Devotional 
Speakers:
Rev. Dr. Todd Adams, President & CEO, Pension Fund of the Christian Church, CBA Planning Committee Chair
Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale, Ray of Hope Christian Church 

 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM 

Church Alliance Chair Report & Washington Update 
Speakers:
Jim Sanft, President & CEO, Concordia Plan Services of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, Church Alliance Chair
Karishma Page, Practice Co-Lead & Partner, K&L Gates
Ann Stillman, Vice President & General Counsel, Concordia Plan Services of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM 

Group Lunch 

 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM 

Learning Communities

 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM 

Networking Break 

 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM 

Wayfinding a New Normal: The Great Resignation & Employee/Participant Wellness and Financial Security
Moderator: 
Terry Arya, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, Christian Brothers Services

Speakers: 
Thad Austin, Strategic Initiatives and Congregational Engagement, Ormond Center
Gerald Delk, VP of Education and Wellness, Church Pension Group
Stephanie Berger, Director of Marketing & Communications, Reform Pension Board 

 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM  30 Minute Break 
   
 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 

Wayfinding from the COO Perspective: How the Work Gets Done in this Brave New World
Moderator:
Laurie Kazilionis, SVP, Integrated Benefits Account Management Services, Church Pension Group 

Speakers: 
Sharon Coleman, COO, Pension Fund of the Christian Church
Beth Roberts, EVP/COO, Church Benefits Board
Chet Lilly, Vice President of Operations, Geneva
Frank Armstrong, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Church Pension Group  

   
   
Thursday, December 1st (EST)  
   
 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Registration Opens 

 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Vendor Hall Opens 

 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM  

Continental Breakfast

 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 

Keynote Session 
Diane Swonk, Chief Economist Grant Thornton; Founder and CEO of DS Economics

 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM  30 Minute Break 
   
 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM 

Future of CBA Conversation 
Speaker:
Rev. Jeff Thiemann, CEO/President, Portico Benefits Services, CBA Chair 

 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

Closing Devotional & Remarks 
Speakers: 
Rev. Dr. Todd Adams, President & CEO, Pension Fund of the Christian Church, CBA Planning Committee Chair 
Rob Fox, President, CBF Church Benefits, CBA Planning Committee Vice-Chair 
Gerry Hutchinson