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2017 Theme: Kentucky Derby (Get your Bow Ties & Big Hats Ready)

CWC & Risk Conference 
Host Hotel: Monarch Beach Resort (Formerly St. Regis) Dana Point, CA 
Conference & Expo: September 6-8, 2017
Charity Golf Tournament: September 5, 2017
Pre-Conference Leadership Forum: September 5, 2017 (1pm-6pm), Hosted by: The Alliance of Women in W/C & Sedgwick Register Today! (Everyone is welcome)

Erin Andrews
Motivational Keynote Speaker
Sponsored by: 
Stockwell, Harris, Woolverton & Helphrey

The CWCRC is proud to announce Erin Andrews as our 2017 Keynote Speaker. Erin Andrews has become one of the most recognizable and respected sports broadcasters in the business. She is FOX Sports' lead NFL sideline reporter, contributing to major sporting events on FOX Sports such as Super Bowl LI. Erin co-hosts ABC's hit series, Dancing with the Stars. Previously, she had been a contestant where she came in third place.

2017 Sponsorship Options

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        Continuing Education credits will be offered at the 2017 CWC & Risk Conference for the following licensees:

        Adjusters and Agents (Brokers)       CA Department of Insurance:

                    P&C Agent Approval for 18 hours

                     Independent Adjuster Approval for 18 hours

                     CA WC Adjuster Approval for 18 hours

        Attorneys                                                      MCLE CA Approval for 18 hours

        Nurses                                                            CA Board of Nursing & National Approval for 18 hours (except IA)

        Certified Case Manager                         CCMC Approval for 18 hours

        Human Resources Professional        HRCI Approval for 16.50 hours

        2017 Press Pass

        Click Here: Press/Media Pass

        2017 Hotel Information

        Host Hotel:

        Monarch Beach Resort (Formerly St.Regis)
        DANA POINT, CA 92629

        Overflow Hotels:

        Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
        25135 PARK LANTERN
        DANA POINT, CA 92629

        The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
        DANA POINT, CA 92629

        Important Conference Hotel Booking Requirements:

        You must be a registered attendee/exhibitor/sponsor or speaker in order to have a room at the Host Hotel at the discounted rate. Unregistered attendees rooms will be canceled.

        Please note,  minimum night stay requirements

        -Monday (9/4) arrivals – four (4) night minimum required

        -Tuesday (9/5) arrivals – three (3) night minimum

        2017 Advisory Board

        Conference Chairs
        Denise Evans, Director of WC Claims (Staffmark)
        Kurt Leisure, Vice President, Risk Services/Assets Protection (The Cheesecake Factory)
        Ronnie Caplane, Former Chair of the WCAB (Retired VP at Zenith Insurance Company)
        Daniel Holden, Manager, Corporate Risk & Insurance (Daimler Trucks North America LLC)
        Robert Cartwright Jr., 
        Division Manager, Environmental-Health-Safety and Sustainability (Bridgestone)
        Heidi Bastien, Director of Risk Management (Rubio's Restaurants, Inc.)
        William Zachry, Senior Fellow (Sedgwick)
        Carol Lucas, Workers' Compensation Manager (L3 Technologies)
        Barry Wilson, Risk Manager (Phillips Edison)
        Jon Wroten, Sr. VP Regulatory Compliance & Quality (Sedgwick)
        Scott Ritto, VP Risk Management (Kilroy Realty Corporation)
        Mark Walls, Vice President Communications & Strategic Analysis (Safety National)
        Linda Locklear, Sr. Casualty Claims Consultant (Aon)

        Legal Chair
        Brian Egan, Partner (Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi LLP)

        Medical Chair
        Douglas Benner, MD, National Medical Director (Macy's)

        Board Members
        Dawn Alvarado, Workers' Compensation Administrator (City of Los Angeles)
        Monica M. Lichtenstein, Director of Claims Operations/Claims/Global Risk Management (Aramark)
        Fernando Barajas, Risk Manager (UPS)
        Shaun Jackson, Director of Risk Management (El Pollo Loco, Inc.)
        Ron Gray, Director of Risk Management (Anaheim Elementary School District)
        Rick Sumner, Director of Risk Management (Ulta Beauty)
        Dawn Watkins, Director (Los Angeles Unified School District)
        Eric Spalsbury, Director of Risk Management (Stanley Steemer)
        Michael Simmons, Director of Risk Management (Riverside Community College District)
        Sheryl Higa, Risk Management Analyst (Toyota Motor North America)
        Tyrone Spears, Workers' Compensation Administrator (City of Los Angeles)
        John Shin, Director of Risk Management (
        Monarch Landscape Companies)
        Erika Freiling, Senior Claims Adjuster (FirstComp Insurance)
        Becky Yee, Risk Manager (County of LA, Community Development Commission)
        Loyella Coutts, Director of Human Resources (Continental Currency Services)
        Mike Alio, Director of Risk Management (County of Orange)
        Scott Gardner, VP of Pleasanton Claims (California State Compensation Insurance Fund)
        Diana Rich, Principal (Clark Enterprise Partners)
        Xavier Piequet, VP National 
        Workers' Compensation Manager (Old Republic Contractors Insurance Group)
        Stephanie Creech, Sr. Risk Management & Insurance Analyst II (EXPRESS)

        Focus of CWC & Risk Conference

        • This event will address the new legal requirements, as well as the particular cost containment challenges faced by CA employers in the workers’ comp market

        • Gather the top risk professionals together to share experiences and gain expertise

        • This strong educational program will focus on Cutting-Edge Risk Management Strategies

        • Cost containment solutions for employers: Cost containment strategies, solutions and legal updates for surviving today’s workers compensation market in California

        • Great networking opportunities with industry experts and service providers

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