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CCA offers programs designed to enhance professional knowledge and skills. Our programs explore current HR trends and issues for professional development. Programs also offer excellent networking opportunities. CCA works continually to broaden our program offerings to address the needs of our membership. We hope to see you at an upcoming program!

Upcoming CCA Education Programs

CCA Annual Summit

Wednesday, June 19, 2019  |  8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Loyola University Chicago, Schreiber Center | 16 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611

The Chicago Compensation Association is delighted to announce the 2019 CCA Annual Summit at the conference facilities of Loyola University Chicago, Schreiber Center. This year, we are excited to expand more networking opportunities and have secured some great speakers!

Here's what you can expect when you attend the CCA Annual Summit...

8:15 - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast, Welcome, Networking

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. - CCA Business Portion of Annual Meeting

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

Join WorldatWork President & CEO, Scott Cawood, as he discusses the unique role today’s professionals play in helping organizations make the connection between highly effective organizations and deeply meaningful rewards that ultimately place your organization ahead of your competitors.

Dr. Scott Cawood Ed.D, CCP, GRP
President & CEO, World at Work

10:30  - 11:45 a.m. – Panel Discussion -  A Diverse Board’s View on Compensation

Moderated by: 
Cindy Burrell
President, Diversity in Boardrooms
Ana Dutra
Corporate Board Director, CME Group, Elkay, Lifespace,
Greeley & Hansen and Latino Corporate Directors Associations
JoAnn Lilek
Corporate Board Director, Prior CFO, both public and private companies
  Jannice Koors
Senior Managing Director and Western Region President
Rebecca Wing
Corporate Boards, COO, General Counsel, SEC Financial Expert

11:45 - 1:00 p.m. – Lunch with networking 

1:00  – 1:15 p.m. -  Networking Break

1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion - Compensation Careers

Sometimes you choose compensation, and other times compensation chooses you. In this panel, we will discuss the various career pathways for a compensation practitioner, discussing how compensation careers start, evolve, and can even create a pathway into other roles.

Moderated by: 
Paul Reiman
Head of Total Rewards, COMMVAULT
Jill Assad
Senior Director, Crate and Barrel

Lindsay Caughlin
Manager, Compensation, Tyson Foods

Ami Patel
Total Rewards Leader, SC Johnson

2:30 p.m - Event Concludes



Registration includes the keynote presentation, seminars, handout materials, breakfast, and lunch.

  • Current CCA Members - $75
  • Non-Members with CCA Membership
    (save 20% + on dues; valid for new members only) - $150
  • Non-Members - $125



CCA Comp and Cocktails

Thursday, September 26, 2019  |  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Townhouse Restaurant & Wine Bar, 111 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

Comp & Cocktails is designed to generate discussions among members, about today's compensation issues and hottest topics.

Don't miss this month's networking opportunity and join your peers from throughout the Chicagoland area. The industry's best will gather for some networking and informative fun. 

NO COST TO ATTEND, but registration is required.











All of the seminars presented at the CCA Annual Summitqualify for recertification credit for the Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional® (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)®, Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)®, Advanced Certified Compensation Professional (ACCP)™ and Master Certified Compensation Professional (MCCP)™ designations granted by WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals.  For more information on recertification, visit the WorldatWork recertification webpage at