2019 Agenda

2019 Schedule at a Glance &  Agenda Topics 
(Full Speaker list will be updated soon)

Conference Theme:

“Wild Wild West” Get your boots and hats ready! Prizes for best decorated booth and best dressed male and female.


2019 Conference Schedule


Tuesday, September 3rd

7:00 am - 8:30 am: Golf Tournament Registration (Monarch Beach Golf Links)

8:30 am - 2:30 pm: Golf Tournament (“Scramble” at Monarch Beach Golf Course)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Golf Tournament Awards Reception (Club 19)

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Pre-Conference: Leadership Forum & Cocktail Reception (Monarch Ballroom – Everyone Welcome)

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Attendee Registration & Exhibitor Set Up/Registration (Aegean Ballroom)


Wednesday, September 4th

6:30 am - 11:00 am: Attendee Registration (Aegean Ballroom)

7:00 am - 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast (Monarch Foyer by Sessions)

8:00 am - 5:15 pm: Conference Sessions (Monarch Ballroom)

9:30 am - 4:30 pm: Expo Hall Hours (Expo Hall)

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Opening Night Networking Cocktail Reception (Grand Lawn)

7:00 pm - 12:00 am: Musical Entertainment (Hotel Lobby Bar & Aveo)


Thursday, September 5th

7:00 am - 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast (Monarch Foyer by Sessions)

8:00 am - 5:15 pm: Conference Sessions (Monarch Ballroom)

9:30 am - 4:30 pm: Expo Hall Hours (Expo Hall)

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm: “Wild Wild West” Themed Casino Night - Dinner, Drinks & Music (Grand Lawn)

8:30 pm - 12:30 am: DJ / Dancing with the Risk Professionals (Monarch Ballroom) 


Friday, September 6th

7:30 am - 10:00 am: Networking Breakfast (Expo Hall)

7:30 am - 10:00 am: Expo Hall Hours (Expo Hall)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Conference Sessions (Monarch Ballroom)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Exhibitor Breakdown

12:30 pm - Conference Concludes


 ·        Risk Management Topics: 

o   Cyber Regulation Changes – Are you prepared for the cyber changing landscape (Part 1)

o   Current Treats in Cyber Security (Part 2)

o   TPA / RFP (show what questions, give actual examples)

o   Reputational Risk - Management of a Crisis (Public Relations)

o   Drones

o   Employees’ safety (i.e. wearables, etc.)

o   Future of autonomous driving and the impact on auto insurance

o   A.I. – What are we doing with the information, how does it move forward

o   Panel of Risk Managers (Current Events)

o   Active Shooters

§  Early warning system

§  Universities putting programs in place

§  The mindset of an active shooters

o   PAGA – uninsurable claims

o   Emerging Risk: Impact Metoo and Times up, Movement 

o   Engaging your claims carrier

o   NFIP

o   Captives

o   Insurance Market Forecast (broker and carrier) Change the name


Work Comp Topics : 

o   Cannabis and pain management

§  CBD Oil

§  Opioid

o   Emerging Trends + Innovations in Medical Tech 

§  3-D printing

o   Telemedicine

o   Cost Containment and managing Frictional Cost

§  Copying Fees and Block Chain Technology 

o   CA WorkComp and how it’s leading the way

o   Ergonomics

o   Strategies for resolving claims – Litigation avoidance

§  Mediation strategies (mock process) 

o   Self-Insurance Topic

o   Work Comp Fraud 

o   Case Law Update (Sullivan)

§  Top cases

o   Work Comp Case Study


·        HR & Misc.Topics 

o   Implementing a comprehensive safely program and a culture of accountability

o   ADA FMLA / Interactive Process

o   ADA – Serial Claimants

o   Diversity and Inclusion

o   Building bridges with cross-functional team (HR claims with comp claims)

o   Social Media Management / Guidelines

o   GL - Contract Liability and Risk transfer

o   Tort Liability / Work Comp vs GL claim

§  i.e. something happens with a team member is on break

§  Loss of exclusive remedy

o    Silent witness – use of video surveillance

§  When to keep the video

o   OSHA

§  Reporting

§  New Standards

o   GL – building walks and what this means for active shooters / workplace violence

o   Service animals in the workplace 

o   Auto claims and where is the gap

o   Next generations coming into the workplace – what does this mean for the workforce as we know it

o   Defense wish list – what would be the idea things for you to provide

o   Preparing for a hard property market in 2019

o   What keeps your C-suite up and night and how do risk managers support that

§  Building the business case for internal workers comp departments, preventing loss of control





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