2013 NERA Winter Meeting

  • 06 Mar 2013
  • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • The Four Points Sheraton Norwood, MA
  • 27


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The 2013 NERA Winter Meeting is March 6th at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood, MA.

8:00-9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast 
9:00-9:15 a.m. President's Remarks
9:15-10:15 a.m. To Flex or Not to Flex
Russ Haynie, Director Consulting Services with Brookfield Global Relocation Services
Sherrie Tessier, Sr. Relocation Manager, CVS Caremark
Additional Corporate Managers and Vendor Representatives

In today’s world everyone continues to evaluate how to meet the mobility needs of transferees while controlling cost.   Control or choices, limits or not, lump sums and lessons learned. Representatives from various segments of mobility will share their views, results and experiences.  We’ll present the view from corporate managers and vendor representatives.

You’ll walk away with key takeaways to consider for your programs and services.

  • Policy structure 
  • Key advantages and disadvantages of standard mobility polices compared to flexible policies
  • Issues to consider
  • Strategies to ensure successful implementation
  • What is the impact of changes to your program and budget, the transferee experience and provider services
  • NERA “Pulse Survey” results will be provided

10:15-10:30 a.m. Break 
10:30-11:30 p.m. Global Trends, Challenges and Solutions
Cindy A. Madden  |  Director, Consulting Services

This presentation will draw on Cartus research that identifies the top challenges facing global relocation programs and employees on the ground. The discussion will include an exploration of the issues driving these trends, as well as solutions being used or considered by program managers. Among the issues to be discussed: the continuing focus on cost, the ongoing influence of emerging/challenging markets and changing assignment patterns.
11:30-11:45 a.m. Break
11:45-12:45 p.m. The Relocation "HOP"

This session allows you as participants to interact with your peers and other industry professionals to discuss hot topics in today's domestic and global relocation arena.  You'll have three opportunities to select different topics of interest to you as we rotate throughout the session. Whether it's talking about policy issues, challenges in the household goods market or today's rental market from the real estate provider's perspective, there is something for everyone!

12:45 Lunch 

This meeting has been approved for 3 CRP credits.

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