NWCDC Sessions: Dec. 1, 2016
EXPO HOURS: 9:45 – 2:00 • Box Lunch in Expo Hall 11:45 – 1:45
8:30-9:45 Preventing Prolonged Disability by Assessing and Eliminating Psychosocial Barriers
MEGA Session. Dr. Marcos Iglesias, VP and medical director, The Hartford, provides practical tools and interventions for mitigating psychosocial risk factors as well as examine how to help workers re-engage with normal life activities through measures such as a biopsychosocial model of health
8:30-9:45 Steal These Ideas!
MEGA Session. Teddy Award-winning employers showcase their successful strategies, with Laurie English, SVP and CHRO, Excela Health; Jennifer Massey, corporate director of safety and health and claims management, Harder Mechanical Contractors; and Danielle Hill, human resources compliance manager, Hampton Roads Transit . Moderated by Roberto Ceniceros, chair, NWCDC and senior editor, Risk & Insurance; and John Santulli, EVP, PMA Cos.
1:45-2:45 Don’t Let Workers’ Comp Claims Generate FMLA, ADA or Discrimination Complaints
DM4. Strategies that help comply with intricate and inconsistent laws to protect companies from dual liability, with Richard Graham, workers’ compensation director, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority; and Lauri Kavulich, attorney member, Clark Hill
4:15-5:15 Bloggers Banquet: A Feast of Workers’ Comp Perspectives
PM6. Unedited thoughts from the industry’s high-profile bloggers, with Joseph Paduda, principal, Health Strategy Associates; Mark Walls, VP, communications and strategic analysis, Safety National; and Robert Wilson, president and CEO, WorkersCompensation.com. Moderated by Lisa Anne Forsythe, senior consultant, workers’ comp government relations, Coventry Workers’ Comp Services