IAIABC 102nd Convention

Event Date: 9/26/2016 - 9/29/2016

Event Overview

Advance registration has closed. All new event registrations can be processed onsite at the IAIABC Check-In and Registration Desk.   

About the Conference

The IAIABC Convention is the premier conference for workers' compensation professionals looking to learn more about current policy, regulatory, and administrative challenges in the industry. 

Join your peers for this three and a half day conference, featuring: 

  • In-depth discussion in committee meetings about regulatory issues and updates

  • 17+ hours of educational programming

  • 9+ hours of regulatory and policy roundtable and committee discussion with agency administrators and leaders 
  • Access and networking with industry leaders and decision-makers

Who Attends?

The Convention is attended by regulators, administrators, medical directors, claims administrators, medical providers, services providers, government affairs, administrative law judges, insurers, and industry stakeholders. 

Also, catch the meetings, programs, and/or gatherings of these organizations that meet in conjunction with the Convention: 

CSA
Central States Association
NAWCJ
National Association of Workers' Compensation Judiciary
NSA
Northeast States Association 
SAWCA
Southern Association of Workers' Compensation Administrators
SIGFA
Self-Insured Guaranty Fund of America 
WAWCB
Western Association of Workers' Compensation Boards 

 

    Jurisdictions registered for the 102nd Convention (as of August 16):

    Arizona Nevada
    Arkansas New Mexico
    Colorado New York
    District of Columbia North Dakota
    Florida Ohio
    Georgia Oregon
    Germany Pennsylvania
    Idaho Rhode Island
    Iowa Saskatchewan
    Kentucky Tennessee
    Louisiana Texas
    Maine Utah
    Maryland Vermont
    Michigan Virginia
    Minnesota Washington
    Missouri West Virginia
    Montana Wisconsin
    Nebraska

    Last year at the Convention...

    • 314 attendees
    • 41 US and non-US jurisdictions represented
    • 50% of attendees represented jurisdictions, other 50% represented industry
    • 83% of attendees are leaders within their organizations (administrators, commissioners, directors, CEOs, presidents, vice presidents, managers, and senior staff)

    Conference Sponsors


     
           

     
               

    Sponsorship puts you out in front of hundreds of decision-makers at IAIABC events and thousands of people in outreach materials. Read the 2016 Sponsorship Prospectus to learn more.

    Future Dates

    103rd IAIABC Convention
    Portland, Oregon
    October 2-5, 2017
    104th IAIABC Convention

    Williamsburg, Virginia
    October 1-4, 2018

    Schedule

    The final version of the IAIABC 102nd Convention Schedule can now be found on our mobile conference website, at www.iaiabc.org/102

     

    Location

    Conference Venue and Hotels

    Conference Venue & Main Hotel 

    Westin Portland Harborview Hotel
    157 High Street
    Portland, Maine 04101
    United States of America

    The Westin hotel has sold out

    Nightly Rate: $189
    Book Online

    Reservations: (855) 811-0043
    Mention IAIABC 2016 Annual Convention

    Overflow Hotel

    Holiday Inn By the Bay
    88 Spring Street
    Portland, Maine 04101

    0.2 miles/5 min walk from Westin

    Nightly Rate: $202

    Reservations: (800) 345-5050
    Mention IAIABC Annual Conference

    Rate ends 8/25/16 or until sold out. 

     Hotels will sell out quickly. We recommend booking your hotel reservation as soon as you register, as hotels will likely sell out far in advance.  
    Air Travel

    Portland International Jetport (PWM)

    • American Airlines
    • Delta Airlines
    • Elite Airways
    • Jet Blue
    • Southwest Airlines
    • United Airlines

    Ground Transportation

    Hotel Shuttles

    Both the Westin and Holiday Inn offer a complimentary airport shuttle to and from the Portland International Jetport for hotel guest.

    • Westin: please call ahead to make arrangements - (207) 775-5411
    • Holiday Inn:  please call from the phone in baggage claim and hotel will send a shuttle for pick-up

    15 minutes / ~4 miles

    Taxi

    Portland taxicabs are available outside of the baggage claim area of PWM.

    14 minutes / 4 miles
    Fare is approximately $15

    Uber

    Visit www.uber.com to reserve your ride. 

    14 minutes
    $7-15 fare

    Rental Cars

    • Alamo: 207-775-0855
    • AVIS: 207-874-7501
    • Budget: 207-874-7501
    • Enterprise: 207-615-0030
    • Hertz: 207-774-4544
    • National: 207-773-0036

    Hotel parking:  

    • Westin: Valet parking is available for $24 per night. Self parking is available next to the hotel for a daily fee of $24.
    • Holiday Inn: parking is available for $10 per night. 

    Private Transportation

    If you prefer a private car, limousine or van service, visit www.portlandjetport.org/Car_Services for reserved ground transportation providers that serve PWM.

    Portland Sightseeing and Tours

    Interested in exploring Portland? Here are a few recommendations you can explore on your own:


    Note: Typical Portland "rush hours" occur between 7am-9am and 4pm-6pm. Traveling during these times may take longer to reach your destination. 

    Add-Ons
    Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM President's Reception Spouse/Guest Ticket
    This is an a-la-carte spouse/guest ticket to this event. Admission to this event is included for attendees with a full Convention registration. Fee is $75 per ticket.
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016
    6:15 AM - 7:00 AM Sunrise Yoga - Wednesday Morning
    Enjoy a relaxing start to the day with this 45 minute yoga session, taught by a local Portland Yoga Instructor. Space is limited, please RSVP in advance to reserve your mat! There is no fee to participate.
    6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Attendee Dinner Spouse/Guest Ticket
    This is an a-la-carte spouse/guest ticket to this event. Admission to this event is included for attendees with a full Convention registration. Fee is $75 per ticket.
    Thursday, September 29, 2016
    6:15 AM - 7:00 AM Sunrise Yoga - Thursday Morning
    Enjoy a relaxing start to the day with this 45 minute yoga session, taught by a local Portland Yoga Instructor. Space is limited, please RSVP in advance to reserve your mat! There is no fee to participate.