North Carolina Business Group on Health

2023 Spring Forum Agenda

(Friday sessions/timing subject to change as they are being finalized at this time)

Thursday, April 27

Evening Reception
 Join us from 6 PM to 7 PM for our evening reception.
All Forum registrants are Welcome!

7:00 PM – Advisory Council Meeting
(By invitation only)
 NC Healthcare Advisory Council Meeting/Dinner 


Friday, April 28

“Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in the Workforce”

Our 2023 spring Forum is a focus on obesity, diabetes, and associated diseases.. 

7:30 AM –   Networking Breakfast
Come early to enjoy a fantastic hot breakfast with your peers from across the state!

8:45 AM –  NCBGH updates and announcement
Jon Rankin, NCBGH President/CEO

9:00 AM – Legislative and Legal Update for Employers
J.D. Piro, National Practice Leader, Health Solutions Legal Consulting Group, Aon

9:40 AM – Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Health Inequities – The Time To Act Is Now
Bruce Sherman, M.D., NCBGH Medical Director

10:10 AM – Panel: Innovations in Care for Sustainable Outcomes 
Panelists to be announced soon

11:10 AM –  North Carolina Culture of Wellness
Recipients of this year’s NC Culture of Wellness Award

11:30 AM – Innovations in Employer Health/Wellness Benefits
A fast-paced session from current innovators in employee benefits and health
focusing on the latest trends, tools, and innovations!

12:00 PM – Networking Lunch 
Great opportunities for networking, learning best practices, or even problem-solving with other HR/Reward leaders while enjoying a fantastic Grandover lunch!

1:00 PM – State Transformation Collaborative
Rebecca Whitaker, PhD, Research Director, Duke-Margolis Center for Heatlh Policy

1:40 PM – State Partnership and Programs on Obesity and Diabetes
NC DHHS speaker(s) to be announced

2:15 PM – Employer – Community Partnership
Speaker(s) to be announced

2:45 PM – Next Step Considerations for Employers

3:00 PM – Wrap-up