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Iowa Self Insurers Assocation

Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ISIA Member Attendee Credit Card Ended $100.00 $7.72
ISIA Member Attendee (Mail $125 Check) Ended Free $0.00
Non-ISIA Member Attendee Credit Card Ended $150.00 $10.76
Non-ISIA Member Attendee (Mail $150 Check) Ended Free $0.00
ISIA Member Vendor Registration Credit Card Ended $275.00 $18.38
ISIA Member Vendor Registration (Mail $275 Check) Ended Free $0.00
Non-ISIA Vendor Registration Credit Card Ended $525.00 $33.59
Non-ISIA Vendor Registration (Mail $525 Check) Ended Free $0.00
Lunch Sponsorship Ended $750.00 $47.29
Breakfast Sponsorship Ended $300.00 $19.89


Event Details


Event Details 

If you are an Iowa employer or workers' compensation representative, you won't want to miss the Eleventh Annual Iowa Self-Insurers Association Conference on September 19, 2019 in West Des Moines, Iowa. This conference is a great opportunity to network and develop relationships with others who handle Iowa workers' compensation claims, and gain valuable insights from top attorneys and claims representatives in the field. 

The 2019 conference is once again filled with hot topics and some of the best speakers in the industry.   The  conference will be one, full day, and will include lunch and a social-networking event immediately following the final presentation. 

Hotel Accommodations

The ISIA has negotiated a room rate of $134 a night at the Holiday Inn for both Wednesday and Thursday nights. Please contact the Holiday Inn at (515) 309-3900 and request the ISIA rate or reserve online at the following link: Iowa
Self Insured Association
This link will take you to the hotel website and will preload the event code with the ISIA $134 rate after you select the dates.  Rooms must be reserved by August 19, 2019 to receive the conference rate.



Registration must be completed on this (Eventbrite) website by credit card (with small service charge)  or, if you pay by check (no serice charge) you will still need to complete registration on the Eventbrite website and then mail a check to ISIA, P.O. Box 166, North Sioux City, SD 57049.

Registration is $100 for ISIA members and $125 for non-ISIA members. 

If you are registering multiple people please note the full names of all those attending.  Registration will go up by $25 after September 12, 2019. Refunds will be accepted until September 16, 2019 minus service charge.

Exhibitor/Vendor Registrations

Each Exhibitor registration will entitle you to two (2) representatives at the booth and all activities including Lunch and Reception.  If you will have more than two representatives, additional will have to register as attendee.  Please specificy each person that will be attending. 

Exhibitor registration is $250 for ISIA members and $500 for non-ISIA members.  Registration will go up by $25 after September 12, 2019. 

Conference Materials

Onca again conferece materials will only be procvided digitally.  All registrants will be provided  link before the confernce to download or print the materials and presentations as well as a flash drive the day of conference when you sign in at the conference. 


There are a number of sponsorships available for the conference which are listed below. For more information, or to reserve your spot, please send email to Sponsorships will be on first come first basis. 


Reception (2 Available at $1,000 each)
1.MVP Law
Lunch (2 Available at $750 each)
Breakfast (2 Available at $300 each)
1. Sedgwick
Morning Break (2 Available at $250 each)
1.  EMC Risk
2.  Joe Happe Mediation

Afternoon Break (2Available at $250)
1. Doctors Now
2. MyMatrixx

Thursday September 19, 2019 

8:00 a.m.          REGISTRATION 

8:30-9:30 a.m. "A look at the July 1, 2017 workers' compensation statutory changes, including relevant case law that has addressed specific changes to the workers' compensation act,  A sneak peek at cases in the pipeline that have yet to be decided on spefific issues which include potential issues that we expect to be raised in future cases."

  • Eric Lanham, MVP, Kansas City, KS

 9:30-10:00 a.m.  "How an experience modification factor is computed and some tips and programs to reduce your mod rate."

  • Shawn Miner, SFM, Des Moines, IA

10:00-10:15 a.m.  BREAK

10:15-11:00 a.m. "Wellness programs in the workplace.  How they can reduce your workers' compensation costs while improving your employees health and well-being."

  • Glenda Anderson, Vermeer, Pella, IA

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  "How to apportion out pre-existing or non-industrial injuries or conditions when evaluating functional loss, disaability and permanent restictions."

  • Chris Scheldrup, Esq., Scheldrup Wiltfang, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Matt Rathje, True North, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Charles Mooney, M.D., Ames, IA

12:00-1:00 p.m.  LUNCH

  "New innovations in the workers' compensation industry."

  • Jason Gross, EMC, Des Moines, IA

2:00-2:30 p.m. "Movement health questionnaire-the impact it could have on employer's workers compensation costs."

  • Kelly Robison, ATC, Select Physical Therapy

2:30-2:45 p.m.  BREAK

2:45-3:15 p.m. "How to measure and effective PBM.  Does price=cost?"

  • Kevin Lanphier, Equian, Des Moines, IA

3:15-4:00 p.m. "Cyber security in the world-Protecting your data is an enterprise wide matter, not an IT matter.

  • Matt Evans, True North, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Aaron Voss, True North, Cedar Rapids, IA

4:00-5:00 p.m. "The current status of medical marijuana in Iowa and the impact on workers' compensation."

  • Jason Kidd, Esq., Engeles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith, Omaha, NE
  • J. Wesley Rayburn, M.D., Iowa Ortho, Des Moines, IA
  • Deputy Stephanie Copley, Esq., Iowa Workforce Development, Des Moines, IA



Have questions about ELEVENTH ANNUAL IOWA SELF INSURERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE? Contact Iowa Self Insurers Assocation

When & Where

Holiday Inn & Suites at Jordan Creek
6075 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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