The IAIABC Forum 2018

Event Date: 4/16/2018 - 4/19/2018

Event Overview

Atlanta, Georgia

Collaborate at The Forum

About the Conference

The Forum brings together workers' compensation leaders for three and a half days to collaborate and connect on major industry issues.

There are plenty of reasons why your peers have been attending The Forum year after year, including:

  • Access to industry leaders and decision-makers
  • In-depth dialogue in committee meetings about regulatory issues and updates
  • Collaborating in educational sessions to generate new ideas and strategies 

Who Attends?

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

Additional Programming

The Forum 2018 will host two additional programs that require separate registration.

Foundations of Workers' Compensation Administration: Workers' Compensation Principles course
Monday, April 16 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This program is only for jurisdictional agency staff. This program may be added during The Forum registration process. If you are interested in the entire Foundations Program, visit www.iaiabc.org/foundations-2018

EDI Claims Release 3.1 Training
Thursday, April 19 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This program may be added during The Forum registration process. 

Save the Date

The Forum 2019
April 1-4, 2019
San Diego, California

Registration
Member
Fee End Date Description Amount
2/10/2018 IAIABC Member Early Bird Rate $565.00
Non-Member
Fee End Date Description Amount
2/10/2018 Non-Member Early Bird Rate $690.00
Schedule

Schedule is subject to change without notice. Registrants of The Forum are welcome to attend any committee meeting on the schedule. 

View a printable schedule

 

Sunday, April 15, 2018

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Board of Directors' Meeting 
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  Check-In and Registration

Monday, April 16, 2018

7:30 am - 5:00 pm  Check-In and Registration 
7:30 am - 9:00 am  Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:30 am   New Attendee Orientation and Breakfast
9:00 am - 4:00 pm  IAIABC Foundations of Workers' Compensation Administration: Principles of Workers' Compensation Course
Separate registration required; include as an "Add-On" during the registration process. For jurisdictional agency staff only. 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm  EDI Claims Meeting
11:30 am - 1:00 pm  Lunch (on your own)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Dispute Resolution Committee Meeting
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Medical Issues Committee Meeting 
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm  Break 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Board of Directors and Joint Committee Council Meeting 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  Happy Hour

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

6:45 am - 7:30 am  Sunrise Yoga
7:30 am - 5:00pm Check-In and Registration 
7:30 am - 9:00 am   Breakfast
8:00 am - 10:00 am  EDI Jurisdictional Forum 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm  Disability Management and Return to Work Committee Meeting
9:00 am - 12:00 pm  Regulation Committee Meeting
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Break
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  EDI Medical Provider to Payer (ProPay) Committee Meeting
10:30 am - 5:00 pm  EDI Claims Committee Meeting 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  Lunch (on your own)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  EDI XML Task Group Meeting
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Associate Member Council Meeting 
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Uninsured Employer Funds: Workshop 
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Heads of Delegation and Associate Members' Forum
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
EDI Medical Committee Meeting
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  Attendee Reception

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

6:30 am - 7:00 am  Westin Buckhead Atlanta Hosted Run/Walk   
8:00 am - 5:00 pm  Check-In and Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am   Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm  Changing Landscape of Work Relationships: Seminar
9:00 am - 12:00 pm  EDI Systems Committee Meeting
10:15 am - 10:45 am   Break
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  Luncheon
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  EDI Proof of Coverage Committee Meeting 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm   International Committee Meeting 
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Medical Institute 
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm  Break 
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  EDI Council Meeting 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

7:30 am - 12:00 pm   Check-In and Registration 
7:30 am - 9:00 am   Breakfast 
8:15 am - 8:45 am   IAIABC Business Meeting
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Research Roundtable 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm  EDI Claims Release 3.1 Training
Separate registration required; include as an "Add-On" during the registration process. 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  Research and Standards Committee Meeting 
10:15 am - 10:30 am  Break 

Location

Event Venue and Hotel

Westin Buckhead Atlanta
3391 Peachtree Rd NEWestin Buckhead Atlanta
Atlanta, GA 30326 

The Westin is offering a reduced room rate of $209 per night (not including taxes and fees). The cut off to reserve your room at the Westin at the reduced rate is March 23, 2018. Rooms will go quickly, so make your reservation early.

Book your Room

Mention "IAIABC The Forum 2018" when making your reservation. 

Make your reservation online

Phone: +1 (800)-253-1397

Regional Transportation Services

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
MARTA offers an inexpensive and convenient way to navigate the city. One-Way fare is $2.50. From the Airport please take the North-North Springs Line to Buckhead Station (N7). Walk one (1) block North on Peachtree Road and the hotel is on the right.

Taxi Service
A taxi ride from Hartsfield-Jackson International airport to The Westin Buckhead is approximately $38 exclusive of tax and gratuity. 

Parking
Covered parking is available on property.  Overnight self-parking is $29 per car per night while valet parking is $39 per car per night.   

Add-Ons
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:15 AM - 7:00 AM Tuesday AM Sunrise Yoga
Take the opportunity to focus on your health and fitness during this early morning yoga session. Relax your mind and work your body before the day begins. Participants are asked to RSVP during online registration to save a mat. There is no cost to participate, available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited to first 30 RSVPs.