Program

The Forum 2013 program includes educational programming, committee meetings, and social events. Attendees can participate in all events by purchasing the All Access Pass. Other registration passes are available, including a Committee Meetings Pass and individual day passes.

All events and meal functions listed in the green text color require the purchase of an All Access Pass or associated individual day pass in order to participate. All other events in the standard black text are open to attendees with a Committee Meetings Pass or associated individual day pass.

This program is subject to change.

Monday, April 29  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration, Information Des, and Internet Cafe
9:00 am - 9:30 am Morning Coffee
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Executive Committee
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Workers' Compensation Orientation (must purchase All Access Pass or Monday Pass in order to participate in this session)
This short survey course provides an orientation to the complex world of workers' compensation. Topics covered include history, regulatory approaches, financing mechanisms, claims process, dispute resolution, and an overview of current issues.
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch (provided for All Access Pass or Monday Pass individuals only)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pappajohn Sculpture Park Tour
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm IAIABC New Attendee Orientation
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Happy Hour!
   
Tuesday, April 30  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration, Information Desk, and Internet Cafe
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am Executive Committee meets with Committee Chairs (working breakfast)
9:00 am - 11:00 am EDI General Session & EDI Jurisdiction/Industry Meeting
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Medical Issues Committee

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Break
11:15 am - 5:00 pm EDI Claims Committee
EDI Medical: ProPay Committee
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Executives' Forum (must purchase All Access Pass or Tuesday Pass in order to participate in this session)
Participation in this session is limited to jurisidictional attendees.
Jurisdictional agency staff will appreciate candid discussion on benefit adequacy and psychological claims with opportunities for discussion of other regulatory challenges. At 2:00, the Executives’ Forum will open to all attendees (All Access Pass/Tuesday Pass) for a discussion on data privacy and security.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (provided for All Access Pass or Tuesday Pass individuals only)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Associate Member Council
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Social Media in Workers’ Compensation (must purchase All Access Pass or Tuesday Pass in order to participate in this session)

What role does social media play in workers' compensation? Bob Wilson of WorkersCompensation.com will share valuable information about the demographics of social media use including who is using social media, on which devices, and what platforms they frequent. In addition, responses from the social media survey provide insight on the perceptions and trustworthiness of information gathered through various tools

This session will also be streaming live to a limited audience - more information available soon on how to participate virtually!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Data Privacy and Security (All Access Pass and Tuesday Pass)
The digital age has made communication and the collection of information more efficient than ever, but with this efficiency come complex policy, legal, and technical challenges. This session will examine the issues that must be considered when developing privacy and security policies. This will be a joint session with the Executives’ Forum.

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Executives & Associate Member Forum
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Networking Reception at West End Architectural Salvage
   
Wednesday, May 1  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration, Information Desk, and Internet Cafe
8:00 am - 9:00 am Hot Buffet Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Research and Standards Committee
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDI Medical Committee
EDI Systems Committee
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

IAIABC Medical Institute (must purchase All Access Pass or Wednesday Pass in order to participate in this session)

Morning: Presentation and small-group discussion on:
- Treatment guidelines
Afternoon: Presentations and small group discussions on:
- How the primary care doctor shortage will impact workers' compensation
- Electronic health records
- Impairment rating

10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (provided for All Access Pass or Wednesday Pass individuals only)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Regulation Committee (combined Compliance/Self-Insurance & Insurance Committees)
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm NAIC/IAIABC Joint Working Group
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Networking Reception in the Embassy Club (located in the Ruan Center)
   
Thursday, May 2  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration, Information Desk, and Internet Cafe
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDI Claims Working Group
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDI POC Committee
9:00 am - 10:00 am A Discussion of Strategies to Promote Successful Worker Reintegration (Hosted by the Disability Management and Return to Work Committee)
The goal in a workers' compensation claim is to successfully reintegrate an injured worker back to the workforce. Hear a presentation of ISSA's Technical Report on Work Reintegration which explores international practices that integrate or improve rehabilitation practices in workers' compensation systems. Following the report, participate in an exchange of perspectives on what role system administrators or regulators play, or could play, in promoting, encouraging, or supporting effective reintegration strategies.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Dispute Resolution
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Disability Management & Return to Work Committee
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (provided for all attendees)
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDI Claims Committee
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A Changing Workforce (must purchase All Access Pass or Thursday Pass in order to participate in this session)
1. Aging and RTW
2. Aging and safety
3. Ergonomics Lab

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDI POC Implemention Meeting
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm General Business Meeting
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino Trip (optional social event, additional fee required)
   
Friday, May 3  
7:30 am - 11:00 am Registration, Information Desk, and Internet Cafe
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 12:30 pm EDI Council

 

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