The NextGen nomination deadline has been extended through Friday, May 19, 2017!  

The lack of younger talent, particularly in the insurance industry, has been identified as an important issue within the workers’ compensation community. Workers’ compensation is complex, highly regulated, and facing disruption across many dimensions. In order to successfully respond, workers’ compensation needs to engage and foster leadership in the younger generations.

Through the IAIABC NextGen initiative, the IAIABC will recognize the contributions of professionals under 40 to the workers’ compensation community. The effort will raise the visibility of emerging talent and highlight perspectives of the industry and its future through the younger generation.

Download the NextGen Info Sheet

Nominate an individual



NextGen is a great opportunity to recognize an employee, colleague, or peer for their contributions to your organization or the workers' compensation industry.

  • Nominations open on March 20, 2017
  • Nomination deadline extended through May 19, 2017
  • Nominations must be made by someone other than the nominee (cannot self-nominate)
  • Nominations can be made at: www.iaiabc.org/nextgen-nomination



IAIABC NextGen recipients will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Their impact on their organization and/or the workers' compensation industry
  • Special projects and/or initiatives the individual has led or worked on
  • Under the age of forty (40) as of December 31, 2017
  • Employed in the workers' compensation industry (does not have to be a member of the IAIABC)



  • Featured in Perspectives, the IAIABC digital magazine
  • Invited to the IAIABC's 103rd Convention, October 2-5, 2017 in Portland Oregon. Registration fee will be waived, and recipients will be asked to participate in a special session at the Convention. 
  • Potential to be interviewed for "Accidentally," the IAIABC podcast



  • March 20 - May 19, 2017: Nominations accepted
  • July 7, 2017: IAIABC NextGen selections announced
  • July 8 - August 20, 2017: NextGen interviews
  • October 2-5, 2017: Attend IAIABC 103rd Convention

Download the NextGen Info Sheet to share with your colleagues

Nominate an individual