Think! 2017

Think! 2017
Thurs Oct 26, 2017 | 8am-3:30pm
Rattlesnake Point Golf Club (map)

It’s never too late to sharpen your critical eye and mind! 

This year Cowan Insurance Group joins forces with its subsidiary, The Williamson Group, and invites you to a full day Client Conference—THINK! It’s a day you simply will not want to miss.

Featuring curated in-house and guest speaker expertise, this year's THINK! will challenge common perceptions and receptions of today’s trending issues and hot topics—providing a clearer view of our ever-changing business environment.

Our goal is to innovate, educate, and motivate through thought-leadership and we’re confident that our lineup this year will do just that! Let us bring details into focus, simplify the complex, and demonstrate that there’s always—more than meets the eye. Register now!


Breakfast & Registration

Opening Remarks
Marc Benoit | VP, Consulting, Group Benefits, Cowan Insurance Group

Keynote: The Seven UPs of Happiness
Scott Christopher | Actor, and Author of The Seven UPs of Happiness

Book Signing & Networking Break

Drugs & Politics: Placebo, Sedative or Stimulant?
Noel MacKay | Principal Consultant, The Williamson Group

Financial Wellness: The Missing Piece in Your Employees' Financial Plan
Teresa Norris-Lue | National Vice-President,Pension & Retirement Consulting, Cowan Insurance Group

Lunch & Networking
Stop by our booths to learn about exciting products, and for a chance to win fabulous prizes!

Fighting Cyber Crime! How to develop a secure culture in your organization
Don Hunt | Vice President Risk and Audit, Princeton Holdings Ltd.

Keeping workers at work: Why prevention is better than cure
Heidi McCarney | Manager, Health & Disability, Cowan Insurance Group

What’s #trending? Top trends that will shape your Benefits Strategy in 2018
Don Williamson | Principal and VP, National Benefits Consulting, The Williamson Group

Stretch & Refreshment break

Who’s Your Data? The New DNA of Customer Experience!
Laura Simon | AVP, Digital Solutions & Customer Intelligence, Manulife Financial

Quiz Showdown! Interactive Game
Faye Bulloch, Director, Marketing Communications, Cowan Insurance Group

Closing Remarks & Prize Winners Reveal

Scott Christopher Portrait This Year's Keynote: Scott Christopher
The Seven UPs of Happiness

Scott Christopher travels the world entertaining and motivating thousands of people through his laugh-a-minute lectures. In this wise and witty new keynote address (book hitting newstands this Fall), Scott shares seven UPs that anyone can master to happily manage at work and home. Sections include dealing with change (Suck It UP), strengthening teams (Huddle UP), developing gratitude (Give It UP), and integrity and authenticity (The UP and UP), Scott provides easy-to-understand fundamentals and easy-to-implement tips for finding happiness (and staying happy!) in both the workplace and your everyday life.

In addition to his latest book, The Seven UPs of Happiness, Scott is the co-author of the bestselling book The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up, and the author of People People: Who They Are, Why They Win. He was also a contributing authorto A Carrot a Day, and is a regular columnist for Workplace HR magazine.

Scott has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, Fox Business Channel, BBC and has been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Ladies Home Journal, and many other publications.

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