THE ILLINOIS SELF‐INSURERS’ ASSOCIATION

39TH ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR AND MEMBERSHIP MEETING

AT THE CHICAGO MARRIOTT OAK BROOK

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PROGRAM AGENDA

 

Monday, October 9, 2017

5:00pm ‐ 6:00pm MEETING OF THE ISIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS


 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

8:00am ‐ 9:00am REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

VENDORS will be available for Networking


 

9:00am – 9:05am INTRODUCTIONS

Moderators: Diane M. Pidgeon, Board Member, Illinois Self‐Insurers’ Association;

Director, Workers’ Compensation, Advocate Health Care

Robert E. Harrington, Jr., Esq., Co‐Managing Shareholder, Attorney at Law,

Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry, P.C.


 

9:05am – 9:15am ISIA BUSINESS MEETING

Speaker: Diana Alvarez, President, Illinois Self‐Insurers’ Association;

Sr. Occupational Health Manager, Risk Management, Hyatt Hotels Corporation


 

9:15am– 10:00am REPORT FROM SPRINGFIELD: A LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Speaker: Mark Denzler, Vice President and COO, Illinois Manufacturers’ Association


 

10:00am – 10:15am UPDATE FROM THE IWCC

Speaker: Joann M. Fratianni, Esq. Chairman, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission


 

10:15am – 10:30am STATE OF SELF‐INSURANCE IN ILLINOIS

Speaker: Maria Sarli‐Dehlin, Manager of Self‐Insurance, Illinois Workers’

Compensation Commission


 

10:30am ‐ 10:45am BREAK (Exhibits and Networking)


 

10:45am – 11:30am THE TOP 5 ISSUES FACING SELF‐INSURERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Speaker: Dave Kaplan, Executive Director, National Council of Self Insurers


 

11:30am – 12:00pm THE STATE OF TRAINING IN HEALTH CARE – ANALYTICS, FINANCIAL IMPACT

AND MACRO TRENDS FOR PAYERS

Speaker: M. Courtney Hughes, PhD, Senior Researcher, Relias Institute


 

12:00pm – 1:15pm LUNCHEON – KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Speaker: CHRISTOPHER G. KENNEDY, Chairman, Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises, Inc.;

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate; Illinois


 

1:30pm – 2:30pm POTPOURRI OF ILLINOIS APPELLATE DECISIONS

Speakers: Christopher J. Gibbons, Esq., Executive Director, Illinois Self‐Insurers’ Association;

Shareholder, Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry, P.C.

Keith J. Herman, Esq., Executive Secretary, Illinois Self‐Insurers’ Association;

Shareholder, Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry, P.C.


 

2:30pm – 3:30pm HOW TO USE AN INTEGRATED APPROACH INVOLVING INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE

AND MEDICINE TO EVALUATE A MOLD COMPLAINT AT THE WORKPLACE

Speakers: Shirley A. Conibear, M.D., MPH, MRO, The OMS, Ltd.; Carnow, Conibear & Associates, Ltd.

John M. Dobby, CIH, CSP, Carnow, Conibear & Associates, Ltd.


 

3:30pm – 3:45pm BREAK (Exhibits and Networking)


 

3:45pm – 4:30pm EMPLOYER SPONSORED COVERAGE AND THE ACA

Speaker: David Kasper, Vice President, National Accounts, Cigna Healthcare


 

4:30pm – 5:15pm HOW 3D PRINTING IS SHAPING SPINE SURGERY

Speaker: Wellington K. Hsu, M.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


 

5:30pm ‐ 7:30pm COCKTAIL RECEPTION/DINNER BUFFET


 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

8:00am – 9:00am BREAKFAST BUFFET


 

9:00am – 12:00pm OPIOID SYMPOSIUM

CLEANING UP THE MESS: ARE WE THERE YET?

Moderator: Amy E. Bilton, Esq., Shareholder, Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry, P.C.

Panelists: Gregory McKenna, Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Gallagher Bassett Services

Vennela Thumula, Policy Analyst, Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI)

Mark Pew, Senior Vice President, PRIUM


 

10:15am – 10:45am BREAK (Exhibitor/Sponsor Presentations and Networking)


 

12:00pm PRIZE DRAWING AND ADJOURNMENT

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