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CompCOn - Monday Oct 21, 2019


9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

KEYNOTE - You Have More to Give - David Goggins

David will use his personal life journey to inspire the audience to look at the obstacles and failures in life as opportunities for growth and share his tools for sharpening our strongest weapon: the mind!

David's "40% Rule" will challenge you to remove the governor in your mind to reach your full potential.


10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


BJ Fogg will share the truth about how habits really work. You’ll learn proven and practical ways to design for lasting change.


11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


Choose from one of the folllowing tracks:

  • Track 1: Pearl Habits - Creating beauty from irritations
  • Track 2: Difficult Conversations - Recognizing the context of difficult conversations and shift into shared communications
  • Track 3: Personal Productivity - Using the Tiny Habits Method to achieve your personal productivity wishes.

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.



1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

KEYNOTE - CompComms: Do Your People “Get It”? - Jennifer Benz + Jason Adwin

You spend a tremendous amount of time and energy designing your comp programs, but do your people know it? How can you get employees, managers, and leaders aligned and talking about pay in a strategic, consistent way?


2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Topics will include:

  • How to help your pay philosophy come to life
  • Tying pay to your EVP
  • What works when communicating total rewards

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

KEYNOTE - Stan Dunlap

Stan Dunlap, EVP Global Total Rewards, will share three use cases from Salesforce that explore the importance of adapting to growth and scaling in the current talent market. Hear about pay fairness and strategic frameworks for base pay and global benefits.


4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Client Day - Tuesday Oct 22, 2019


8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Becoming a Comp Strategist - Shawn LaVana


9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Using Real-Time, Organized Data - Sarah Kalogerakis

It's time to reduce the reactive, repetitive, typically manual tasks that plague our industry. The foundation for this is organized, centralized, real-time data. This lets us start using technology as our analyst.


10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Proactively Planning & Modeling - John Barry

Getting out of the reactive, repetitive tasks means that now is the time to shift to being proactive. This requires modeling current pay structures, analyzing the impact of changes, and building 'what-if' scenarios to help make the best possible decisions.


11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Communicating Results with Insights - Russ Wakelin

When tech is the analyst, you have more time to go on offense. This starts with effective communication. Your organization — particularly managers and executives — should understand the comp philosophy and be able to be your front line advocates to employees. Providing data visualizations is a very effective tool to communicate what's happening regarding compensation.


12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The Comp Revolution - Jeff Laliberte