Join Mercer at the 2024 WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference to learn how you can stand out from the crowd with a total rewards strategy that aligns with your employees’ needs!

Stop by Mercer’s booth #520 to speak with our expert consultants on total rewards, executive compensation, skills-based talent practices, GenAI integration, talent management, modernizing your employee experience, and more.

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Attend our conference sessions: 

Monday, May 20 

Are you concerned that AI and evolving technology will make the jobs of tomorrow less human? Then join job description expert Don Berman from JDXpert, and Katie Jenkins, Skills-Edge Product Director from Mercer, as they answer your most burning questions about the evolution of job roles, impact on the labor market and the adjustments needed in our talent toolbelt to stay ahead. You’ll discover the chilling challenges and thrilling opportunities that lie just over the horizon. Multiple viewpoints will be presented, and attendees will have the unique opportunity to drive the conversation by voting for the narrative they agree with. Whether you're concerned about the future of job work, the integration of AI in talent management, or adapting to the changing workforce, this session promises to arm you with actionable insights and strategies to navigate the future of work confidently.


  • Katie Jenkins, Skills-Edge Product Director, Mercer
  • Don Berman, Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist, JDXpert

Join this captivating conversation on merit-based compensation and its impact on work. Explore the pros and cons, discover its effect on employee motivation and performance, address fairness concerns, and learn best practices for designing and implementing merit systems. Our panel will challenge your assumptions and position you to unlock the potential of merit-based compensation for your organization.


  • LaCinda Glover, Senior Principal, Mercer
  • Belinda Roberts, Partner and US & Canada Data and Insights Leader, Mercer
  • Lisa Webb, Director, Compensation Programs & Analytics, Humana

As the use of AI proliferates across HR technology, compensation practitioners will become exposed to a greater breadth and depth of data to advance outcomes within their organizations. In this forward-looking discussion, leading consultants and data innovators will help compensation and rewards professionals prepare for changing regulations and technological innovation. Moderated by Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer of Lighthouse Research & Advisory and Artificial Intelligence for HR author, this panel will explore how AI-powered innovation leads to informed and predictive compensation management.

Through this session, practitioners will: 

  • Understand how AI has impacted HR and compensation data
  • Learn where the market is today and what the next 5 years may hold 
  • Identify ways an organization using AI may enhance its strategy even further to achieve business outcomes in line with AI-ethics
  • Identify the steps, processes and tools needed to implement AI driven solutions


  • Jason Averbook, Senior Partner, Mercer

Tuesday, May 21

Amidst the rising prominence of AI and generative AI in HR discussions, the prevailing narrative often focuses on the limitations of AI and liability risks. This session challenges that narrative by showcasing AI's power as a catalyst for equity and fairness. Join William Self, Workforce Strategy & Analytics Leader for Mercer, to learn about AI breakthroughs in the compensation, talent acquisition, and employee experience spaces and explore strategies for targeted AI solutions for your equity initiatives.


  • William Self, Partner & Global Leader, Workforce Strategy & Analytics, Mercer

Wednesday, May 22

The hot topic of skills can feel like an overwhelming new way of looking at work. And while many organizations want to take this journey, they’re unsure where to start. In this session, Lia Santos, Partner at Mercer, and Brian Sullivan, Director of Talent & Performance Management at Delta Air Lines, will provide key highlights of the approach Delta took to build its skills-based hiring foundation.


  • Lia Santos, Partner, Mercer
  • Brian Sullivan, Director, Talent & Performance Management, Delta Air Lines