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Agenda


Day 1: Thursday, June 7, 2018
7 a.m. Registration (Chocolate Lobby) / Continental Breakfast (Exhibit Hall)
8:30 a.m. Welcome / Opening Remarks: Jerry Oleksiak, Acting Secretary, PA Dept. of L&I (Chocolate Ballroom)
9:15 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

Basic WC Law - Part 1 [Basic]

Employers Unplugged [Basid]

Opiod Crisis: Where are We Now? [Intermediate]

Avoiding Litigation [Intermediate]

10:30 a.m. -
11 a.m.
Break/Exhibits (Exhibit Hall)
11 a.m. -
12:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Basic WC Law – Part 2 [Basic]

Legal Updates (Repeated Friday at 1 p.m.) [Intermediate]

Hiring Individuals with Disabilities [Basic]

Workers' Compensation Research Institute: CompScope PA 2018 [Basic]

12:15 p.m. -
1:45 p.m.
Lunch (Chocolate Ballroom)
1:45 p.m. -
3 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Workers' Compensation Jeopardy [Intermediate]

Opiod Use: The Road to Recovery [Basic]

As the Claim Turns - Part 1 [Basic]

Avoiding Fatal and Life-Changing Injuries [Intermediate]

3 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.
Break/Exhibits (Exhibit Hall)
3:30 p.m. -
4:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

The Gig Economy - Workers’ Compensation and Liability Consideration [Intermediate]

Analytics: Injury Prevention and Safety [Intermediate/Advanced]

As the Claim Turns – Part 2 [Basic]

Legislative Process [Intermediate]

5 p.m. -
7 p.m.
Dinner (Chocolate Ballroom)

Day 2: Friday, June 8, 2018
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Exhibit Hall)
8 a.m. -
8:30 a.m.

General Session (Wild Rose)


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

8:30 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Keynote Address (Chocolate Ballroom)


Medical Marijuana [Basic]

9:45 a.m. -
10:15 a.m.
Break/Exhibits (Exhibit Hall)
10:15 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Workers’ Compensation Medical Marijuana - Legal/HR [Intermediate]

60 Tips in 60 Minutes [Intermediate/Advanced]

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

Judges Unplugged [Intermediate]

11:30 a.m. -
1 p.m.
Lunch (Chocolate Ballroom)
1 p.m. -
2:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions:

Workers’ Compensation Medical Marijuana - Medical [Intermediate]

Legal Updates (Repeat) [Intermediate]

Misclassification of Independent Contractors [Intermediate]

Subrogation - The Blame Game [Intermediate/Advanced]

2:15 p.m. Conference Adjourns