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TENTH ANNUAL IOWA SELF INSURERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Iowa Self Insurers Assocation

Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

TENTH ANNUAL IOWA SELF INSURERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ISIA Member Attendee Credit Card Sep 19, 2018 $75.00 $6.24
ISIA Member Attendee (Mail $75 Check) Sep 19, 2018 Free $0.00
Non-ISIA Member Attendee Credit Card Sep 19, 2018 $100.00 $7.62
Non-ISIA Member Attendee (Mail $100 Check) Sep 19, 2018 Free $0.00
ISIA Member Vendor Registration Credit Card Sep 19, 2018 $250.00 $15.99
ISIA Member Vendor Registration (Mail $250 Check) Sep 19, 2018 Free $0.00
Non-ISIA Vendor Registration Credit Card Sep 19, 2018 $500.00 $29.92
Non-ISIA Vendor Registration (Mail $500 Check) Sep 19, 2018 Free $0.00

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 TENTH  ANNUAL IOWA SELF INSURERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Event Details 

If you are an Iowa employer or workers' compensation representative, you won't want to miss the Ninth Annual Iowa Self-Insurers Association Conference on September 28, 2018 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 2018 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 speaker. 

Hotel Accommodations

The ISIA has negotiated a room rate of $133 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 $133 rate after you select the dates.  Rooms must be reserved by August 29, 2018 to receive the conference rate.
 
Registration

Registration must be completed on the Eventbrite website by credit card (with small service charge)  or, if you pay by check 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 $75 for ISIA members and $100 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 6, 2018. Refunds will be accepted until September 13, 2018.

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. 

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. 

Sponsorships

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 todd@iowasia.org. Sponsorships will be on first come first basis. 

 

Reception (2 Available at $1,000 each)
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Lunch (2 Available at $750 each)
1. 
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Digital Materials (1 at $300 plus provide flash drives)
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Breakfast (2 Available at $300 each)
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Morning Break (2 Available at $250 each)
1. Engeles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith
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Afternoon Break (2Available at $250)
1. Corridorlaw Group
2.

Thursday September 20, 2018 

8:00 a.m.          REGISTRATION 

 

8:30 a.m.          “Are Your Job Descriptions Helping....or Hurting? Weak Job Descriptions Will Hurt Employees and Your Bottom Line.  

Find out the benefits of having good job descriptions and how bad or no job descriptions can impact your workers compensation costs.

Mindy Oxenford., E3 Millennium Work Therapy Services, Des Moines, IA

 

9:30 a.m.          Difference in Settlement Options in Iowa.”

                          Learn about the different types of W.C. settlement options that are available in Iowa

                          and determine how  to pick the right option in different situations. 

                          Caitlin Kilburg, JD, Hennessy & Roach Omaha, NE

 

10:00 a.m.       BREAK 

 

10:30 a.m.        Case Law Update."

                          Learn about relevant Appellate and Agency cases impacting Iowa W.C. claims

                          including an update on Evenson v. Winnebago from an attorney involved in the

                          case which may be headed back to IA Supreme Court.  

                          Kathryn Johnson JD, Peddicord Wharton, Des Moines, IA 

 

11:00 a.m.        Idiopathic Injuries in Iowa. Is This Really Work Related?”

                         Not all injuries sustained at work are compensable in Iowa.  Learn about some

                         injuries that happen at work which may not be compensable.  

                         Valerie Landis, JD, Hopkins and Huebner, Des Moines IA 

 

12:00 p.m.       LUNCH PROVIDED

 

1:00 p.m.          “How to Get the Most Out of Your IME.”

                           Learn how to getthe most value for your IME.  A panel consisting of a Physican,

                           Defense Attorney and Case Manager will provide advice from their various

                            perspectives to ensure you are getting the most out of your IME.  

                           John D. Kuhnlein, DO, MPH, FACPM, FACOEM, Medix, Ankeny, IA  

                           Donna Totton, RN, Restore Rehabilitation, Peoria, IL  

                           Jason Kidd, JD, Engles Ketcham, Omaha, NE 

 

2:00 p.m.           "Effective and Efficient Team Approach for Limb Salvage to Improve

                            Functional Outcomes After High Energy Extremity Trauma."

                            Learn how to get a severly injured employee back to productive work

                             following a signficant trauma.

                             Michael C. Wiley, MD, Clinical Assistant Profesor of Orthopedics

                             and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

                             Joseph A. Buckwalter, V, MD, Ph.D, Assitant Professor of Orthopedics

                              and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hosptials and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 

 

3:00 p.m.         BREAK 

 

3:30 p.m.         “What is Suitable Work?”  

                        Learn about what constitutes “suitable work” under the new provision

                        in Iowa Code Section 85.33 (3).

                        Sasha Monthei, JD, Smith, Mills & Schrock, Cedar Rapids, IA 

 

4:00 p.m.         “Anatomy of the Shoulder"

                         The July 1, 2017 W.C. law placed a “Shoulder” into a scheduled member injury.

                         Found out what you need to know from both the medical and legal perspective

                         on this important change.   

                        Steven A. Aviles,  MD, Iowa Ortho, Des Moines, IA  

                        William Scherle, JD, Hansen, McClintock & Riley, Des Moines, IA 

 

5:00                 RECEPTION

 


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

Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


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