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Monday, October 25, 2021

1:00 - 5:00 pm            Board of Directors' Meeting
4:00 - 6:00 pm            Pre-Conference Check-in & Registration 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 

7:30 am - 5:00 pm       Check-in and Registration
7:30 am - 5:00 pm       Marketplace
7:30 - 8:30 am               Breakfast
8:30 - 9:15 am               User Guide: Crafting Your 107th Convention Experience
                                          This session will serve as your convention user guide. Learn about the program and technology to craft your                                            best conference experience.
10:00 - 10:45 am          Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee: Lessons from Muhammed Ali
                                          Learn the story of Muhammad Ali's incredible life and hear about the six core principles that fueled his                                                      journey.
10:45 am - 12:30 pm  Tour Muhammed Ali Center
                                          In-person attendees will have the opportunity to explore Muhammad Ali's life, achievements, and service                                                with guided tours of the The Muhammad Ali Center.
10:30 am - 12:30 pm  Working Luncheon: Board of Directors and Joint Committee Council Meeting
12:30 - 1:30 pm            Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 pm              EDI Council Meeting
3:30 - 5:00 pm              Associate Member Council Meeting
6:00 - 7:30 pm              Additional Fee: Sip, Savor, and Bid!
Attend this social event to raise funds for Kids' Chance of Kentucky. Delight your senses during a Bourbon                                                 tasting, enjoy Kentucky food specialties, and bid on silent auction items.  

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

7:30 am - 5:00 pm       Check-in and Registration
8:00 am - 5:00 pm       Marketplace
8:00 - 9:00 am               Breakfast 
9:00 - 10:00 am             Welcome and President's Address
10:00 am - 12:00 pm   EDI Jurisdictional Forum
                                           Hear from more than 30 regulatory EDI leaders on changes and challenges in data reporting. The updates                                                 shared provide essential information for reporters to plan and prepare for future jurisdictional                                                                       requirements.
12:00 - 1:30 pm             Lunch (on your own)
12:00 - 1:30 pm             Heads of Delegation Luncheon Sponsored by Concentra (Invitation only) 
1:00 - 3:00 pm               Heads of Delegation and Associate Members' Forum (Open)
                                           Listen to more than 35 regulatory leaders on what is shaping the future of workers' compensation in their                                                 jurisdiction. Appreciate dialogue between regulators and industry to identify areas of friction and find                                                       solutions.
1:30 - 3:00 pm               Heads of Delegation Forum (Jurisdictional participation only)
                                           Once described as group therapy for regulators. This closed session is an opportunity to ask questions,                                                       discuss emerging issues, and share concerns among jurisdictional peers.
6:00 - 7:30 pm               IAIABC President's Reception

Thursday, October 28, 2021

7:30 am - 3:00 pm       Check-in and Registration 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm       Marketplace
8:00 - 9:00 am               Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am             Keynote: John Quiñones on the "Moved and the Shaken"
                                          Throughout his career as a journalist and television host, John Quiñones, seeks out the quiet and forgotten                                              voices. When we listen to those who are "moved and shaken," we can better understand. Using this as a                                                    lesson, Mr. Quiñones's story will begin a day focused on the voices of workers' compensation.
10:15 - 11:00 am          A Fireside Chat on Recovery, Rehabilitation and Return to Work
                                          This conversation between a vocational rehabilitation professional and a worker who has experienced an                                                  injury at work will share the real journey of recovery, rehabilitation, and return to work. The story will                                                          highlight motivations, uncover barriers, and share strategies that lead to successful outcomes following an                                              injury or illness at work.
10:15 - 11:00 am          TBD Education Session
10:15 - 11:00 am          EDI Claims Education
                                          Release of pre-recorded educational content on the IAIABC EDI Claims Standard.
11:00 am - 12:15 pm  Awards Luncheon Sponsored by NCCI
                                          Join us in congratulating the recipients of the 2021 President's Awards and NextGen.
12:15 - 1:15 pm            The Employer View: Investing in an Effective Workers' Compensation System
                                           Employers can often see workers' compensation as a cost not an investment. Perspectives from employers                                               will share opportunities to enhance the benefits and value of workers' compensation to an organization's                                                 culture, productivity, and employee well-being.
12:15 - 1:15 pm            NextGen Ignite
12:15 - 1:15 pm            EDI Medical/ProPay Education
                                          Release of pre-recorded educational content on Benefits and ROI of ProPay with Medical State Reporting.
1:30 - 2:30 pm              Voices of Those Who Aid, Assist, and Advocate
                                          There are many roles that aid, assist, and advocate throughout the workers' compensation process.                                                              Perspectives from claims, ombuds, and attorneys will spotlight common challenges and frustrations. These                                              discussions will identify opportunties to improve communication and resources to make the system work                                                more effectively.
1:30 - 2:30 pm              Canadian Spotlight: Hosted by the International Committee
                                          Leaders from three Canadian workers’ compensation jurisdictions will join us to discuss how the workers'                                                  compensation system is structured in their province or territory including what different mandates exist for                                            such key areas as enforcement and prevention. The panelists will also share current and further                                                                    organizational challenges and opportunities.
1:30 - 2:15 pm              EDI Proof of Coverage Education
                                          Release of pre-recorded educational content on EDI Proof of Coverage: Steps / Process of introducing a                                                      change (new DN) to the standard.
1:30 - 2:15 pm              EDI Systems Education
                                         Release of pre-recorded educational walk-through of the Trading Partner Tables and how they are used                                                     within the standards with examples.
2:45 - 3:30 pm              Global Perspectives on Delivering Care: Hosted by the Medical Issues Committee
                                          The most successful outcomes occur when there is a trusting relationship between the care provider,                                                          worker who was injured, and employer. Providers will discuss how policy, practice, and reimbursment are                                                  shaped by different healthcare environments. These perspectives will offer strategies on how to promote                                                  recovery and return to work.
2:45 - 3:30 pm              Compliance Spotlight: Hosted by the Regulation Committee
                                          Compliance programs create fairness across employers and protect employees within a jurisdiction. The                                                    Compliance Spotlight Series describes different approaches and techniques to enhance compliance                                                            programs of all sizes.
2:45 - 3:30 pm              EDI Claims Education
                                         Release of pre-recorded educational content on Alaska 3.1 Discussion, Net to Zero, and XML.
3:30 - 4:00 pm              IAIABC Annual Business Meeting
                                          The IAIABC Board of Directors will report on the Association's membership, financials, programs, and                                                          resources and members will have the opportunity to provide feedback. The 2021-2022 Board of Directors                                                election results will be announced and new leadership sworn-in.

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