Chronic Disease at Work

June 19, 2018
Toronto Region Board of Trade

Unmasking Chronic Disease
What does chronic disease look like? How are chronic conditions such as cancer, migraine, diabetes and obesity impacting the workplaces of today and tomorrow? 

This full-morning conference will include educational presentations around trends and treatments in an effort to help plan sponsors and advisors make the best decisions for their plans and members.

The Chronic Disease at Work conference will cost $129.00 plus tax to attend.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This conference is open to qualified plan sponsors, advisors and group insurers.

 

FOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
FOR AGENDA
INFORMATION
FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Francesca Allman
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Sara Ametrano
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Joanne Boccia
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Chronic Disease at Work

This is a full-morning conference, beginning approximately at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast and ending with closing remarks around noon.

Featured session:
A 38-Year Journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Hear from Jeff Aarssen as he describes his 38-year walk with rheumatoid arthritis from a patient perspective. Jeff will describe the ups and downs he experienced along the way and will outline the various progressive drug therapies that led him to attaining a strong remission with the help of biologic therapy. Jeff will provide a lifetime of perspective about the attitude, resilience and hope that is required to stay in the fight.

Speaker:
Jeff Aarssen, senior vice-president, sales, group customer division, The Great-West Life Assurance Co.

(This session has been made possible by Amgen.)

More information to be posted in a complete agenda shortly.

Chronic Disease at Work

Chronic Disease at Work - Speakers CONFERENCE SPEAKERS


Jeff Aarssen

Jeff Aarssen

Jeff Aarssen is the senior vice-president of sales for the group customer division of The Great-West Life Assurance Co. and its subsidiaries, London Life and Canada Life. Since joining London Life in 1980 as a group sales representative, Aarssen has held various roles including, vice-president of group sales, regional vice-president of individual sales, vice-president of the distribution division for Freedom 55 Financial and senior vice-president of GRS, Wealth Management. Aarssen is involved with several charities and organizations, both within the industry and the community. He is an advocate of the Arthritis Society, is honorary chair of Hockey Helps the Homeless for London and area, has served as vice-chair of the executive board of Huron University College and frequently speaks to audiences all over Canada about leadership, strategy and success. Aarssen received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in economics from the University of Western Ontario.

  


 

More speakers to be posted shortly.

For information on the conference, please contact Sara Ametrano, Conference Editor, Benefits Canada

Event Details

Location:
Toronto Region Board of Trade
77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Region Board of Trade
In the heart of Toronto's financial district, the Toronto Region Board of Trade, boasts modern design and unparalleled service. The beautifully renovated space, located inside the First Canadian Place, provides exquisite views of the city's Art Deco architecture. With cuisine prepared by the accaimled Oliver & Bonacini, the Toronto Region Board of Trade is the premier choice for any event, from an intimate business meeting to a grand celebration.

Toronto Region Board of Trade

Getting there:

By public transit:

• Take the subway to St. Andrew, King or Union Station, then follow the overhead PATH signs. 
• You can also arrive by the King Street streetcar (504 King) or the Bay Street bus (6 Bay). 

By car:

• Drive to Bay, King, Adelaide or York streets. Please note Adelaide is one-way east and York is one-way north.

By underground PATH:

• PATH connects through multiple subway stations, the GO Transit and VIA Rail transportation networks. Follow the directory maps posted in these locations, keeping your eye on the overhead signs.

Parking:

Valet Parking:
• Complimentary ValetAssist parking available on level A Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Self -Parking:
• Accessible from Adelaide and York Streets 24/7
• Daily tenant and visitor stalls on all levels
• Accessible entry on level F

20 minutes or less (6 AM - 6 PM) - $5
Weekday daily maximum (6 AM - 6 PM) - $30
Evening flat rate (6 AM- 6 PM) - $10
Lost ticket pays maximum - $40
Evenings - (from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. next day) $6
Weekends - (Saturday to Sunday and holidays, 6 a.m. to 6 a.m.) $6


FOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
FOR AGENDA
INFORMATION
FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Francesca Allman
Francesca.Allman@tc.tc

Sara Ametrano
Sara.Ametrano@tc.tc
Joanne Boccia
Joanne.Boccia@tc.tc