Seminar Programme

10.00 – The US Totally Expat Show 2011 – Doors Open
Seminar A Seminar B
10.20-11.05 International SOS ECA International
Putting Duty of Care on Your Radar Screen: A Next Best Practice for Every Global HR Executive 

Lisbeth Claus, Ph.D, SPHR, GPHR, Professor of Global Human Resources, Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University &

Suzanne Garber, Chief Operating Officer, Americas Region, International SOS Assistance, Inc.

Global business and international HR – the world of mobility  

Ian Ridgwell, Managing Director, ECA International

11.15-11.45 Fragomen DFA Intercultural Global Solutions
How Can My Organization Centralize Policy for Mobility and Immigration? 

Ethan Kaufman, Partner, Fragomen

& Lisa Ryan, Partner, Fragomem

Culturally Thriving or Merely Culturally Surviving?: The Hidden ROI of Intercultural Training 

Dean Foster,
President, DFA Intercultural Global Solutions

11.55-12.25 Equus Software Grant Thornton
Business Process Automation in Global Mobility 

Tyler Reynolds, Vice President of Operations, Equus Software

US Secondments to Europe – current trends and planning ideas 

Clive Fathers, Partner, Grant Thornton UK

& Linette Barclay Senior Manager, Grant Thornton US

12.35-13.35 BREAK
13.35-14.05 Berlitz KPMG
Voice of the Expatriate 

Diane McGreal,

Director, Berlitz Global Leadership Training

Mobility Risk Management – The Baggage That Needs to be Handled 

Bob Church, Head of Reward – Americas, BNP Paribas Inc.

& Tom Condon, Partner, KPMG LLP

14.15-14.45 Clements International SIRVA
From Expat to Refugee: Remaining Relevant from 3,000 Miles Away 

Dante Disparte, Director, Partner Solutions,Clements International


Andres Franzetti, Manager, Partner Solutions,Clements International

Pros and cons of non-traditional global assignment programs 

Julian Yates,

Vice President, Global Client Services, SIRVA Inc.


Trey Delmark,

Senior Manager, Global Mobility, Tyco International

14.55-15.25 Cartus Net Expat Inc
Mobility Challenges and Strategies for New and Emerging Markets 

John Arcario, Executive Vice President, Cartus

Talent Management and international mobility: comparison of best practices between US and Europe 

Alain Verstandig, President


Jess Dods, Senior Consultant, NET EXPAT Inc

15.50-16.20 AIRINC Aetna
Expatriate Packages: Lower Cost Alternatives 

Genie Martens, Senior Manager, AIRINC


Allyse Scher, Senior Analyst, NYSE Euronext

Creating Effective Healthcare Systems: The Role of a Global Wellness Strategy 

Toby Dobbs, International National Head of Sales, Aetna International

& Karen Eckert,

Head of International Medical Management, Aetna International

16.30-17.00 Corporate Speaker TheMIGroup
Talent Management: A Panel Discussion chaired by Robert Lesser 

Leading Corporate Speakers to be announced.

Global Deployment Policy Design 

Neil Krupp, CMC, Vice President, HR Consulting and Global Compensation Services, TheMIGroup

Lead Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors