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Agenda


Day 1: Monday, May 17, 2021
9:00 a.m. -
9:30 a.m.
Welcome / Opening Remarks: Jennifer Berrier, Acting Secretary, Department of Labor & Industry
10:00 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

Basic WC Law - Part 1 [Basic]

Legislative Process [Intermediate]

Wearable Technology in the Workplace [Intermediate/Advanced]

Healthcare Services Review Division Update [Basic/Intermediate]

11:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
Break
11:30 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Basic WC Law – Part 2 [Basic]

Legal Updates (Repeated Tuesday, May 18 at 1:30 p.m.) [Intermediate]

Adjusterology [Basic]

COVID-19 [Basic]

12:30 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.
Lunch
1:30 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Managing Pain through Alternatives to Opioids (not just medical marijuana) [Basic/Intermediate]

As the Claim Turns – Part 1 [Basic]

Employers Unplugged [Basic]

Gig Economy [Intermediate/Advanced]

2:30 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.
Break
3:00 p.m. -
4:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Workers' Compensation Game Show [Intermediate]

As the Claim Turns–Part 2 [Basic]

A Physician Speaks: Treatment and Evaluation of the Injured Worker [Intermediate]

WCAIS – New Tips and Tricks [Intermediate]


Day 2: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
9:00 a.m. -
9:30 a.m.

Kids' Chance Presentation

Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania ... We are all about the Kids!

9:30 a.m. -
10:00 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Active Shooter [Basic]

Role of the Nurse Practitioner and Physicians' Assistant in Treatment of the Injured Worker [Advanced]

Employment Law Interaction with Workers' Compensation: A Case Study [Advanced]

Avoiding Litigation [Intermediate]

11:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
Break
11:30 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Workplace Security[Basic]

50 Tips in 50 Minutes[Intermediate/Advanced]

Medical Cost Regulations – Part 1 (Pre-Litigation) [Intermediate]

EDI Practices and Pitfalls [Intermediate]

12:30 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.
Lunch
1:30 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Legal Updates [Repeat] [Intermediate]

Judges Unplugged [Intermediate]

Medical Cost Regulations – Part 2 (Post-Litigation)) [Intermediate]

Mental Health Issues [Basic/Intermediate]

2:30 p.m. Conference Adjourns