2017 Annual Conference Schedule

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McMenamins Edgefield Program Schedule

Thursday, July 20, 2017

7:00 – 7:45 am Exhibitor Set Up – The Ballroom
7:45 – 3:00 pm General Registration – The Ballroom
7:45 – 8:45 am Exhibitor Fair
7:45 – 8:45 am Breakfast – Be a Sponsor
8:45 – 8:50 am President’s Welcome & Conference Announcements
8:50 – 9:05 am Annual Business Meeting
9:05 – 9:55 am Acupuncture and Work Related Injuries – Maureen Becker, ND, LAC
9:55 – 10:45 am How to Maximize a Claim Review – Terry Johnson TPA Oversight Manager, Safeway;Ron Bohy, Bohy Conratt, LLP;and Cynthia Bijleveld, Sedgwick 
10:45 – 11:05 am Refreshment Break and Exhibitor Fair – Be a Sponsor
11:05  – 12:00 pm OSHA’s Take on Employee Injury & Illness Reporting Procedures: What’s

“Reasonable,” What’s Not, & Why It Matters – Michael Wood, Administrator, OR-OSHA and Andrew H. Graham, Attorney, Cummins, Goodman, Denley & Vickers P.C.

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch – Be a Sponsor
1:00 – 1:55 pm Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain in the Occupational Setting – M. Sean Green, MD
1:55 – 2:55 pm Gongs, Bongs and Cases Gone WrongGreig Lowell, WCB

A light-hearted yet nourishing study of unusual and significant workers’ compensation cases in 2016 & 2017 from the Board and the Courts.

2:55 – 3:10 pm Refreshment Break and Exhibitor Fair – Be a Sponsor
3:10 – 4:30 pm A Review of the 2017 Legislative Session and An Update from WCD – Lou Savage, Administrator, and Sally Coen, Deputy Administrator, Workers’ Compensation Division; Guy Boileau, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation and MLAC Management Co-Chair; and Bill Cross, Executive Director & Government Affairs Advocate, OSIA

The panelists will review the 2017 Legislative Session as well as current WCD rules and workers’ compensation projects. Updates will be provided on rules addressing the Brown Supreme Court decision and issues being considered by MLAC for the 2018 session.

4:30 – 5:30 pm President’s Reception – The Ballroom. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverage – Be a Sponsor