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CWC & Risk Conference 
Host Hotel: Monarch Beach Resort (Formerly St. Regis) Dana Point, CA 
Conference & Expo: September 3-6, 2019
Charity Golf Tournament: September 3, 2019
AWWC Pre-Conference Leadership Forum: September 3, 2019

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USC TROJANS 2018 Keynote Speaker: Mark Sanchez


USC Trojans Rose Bowl Champion and MVP

9 year NFL Quarterback

New York Jets 5th Overall Draft Pick



2018 INFORMATION

REGISTRATION HOURS:

Tuesday, September 4th: 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Wednesday, September 5th : 6:30am- 11:00 am

Photo ID required in order to receive your badge, registration is located in the Aegean Ballroom on the 3rd floor.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, September 4th

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, 3rd Floor)

 

Wednesday, September 5th

6:00 am - 7:00 am: Yoga Session (Grand Lawn) Sponsored by: LegalNet, Inc.

6:30 am - 11:00 am: Attendee Registration (Aegean Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

7:00 am - 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast (Monarch Foyer by Sessions, 5th Floor)

8:00 am - 5:20 pm: Conference Sessions (Monarch Ballroom, 5th Floor)

9:30 am - 4:30 pm: Expo Hall Hours (Expo Hall, 3rd Floor)

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Opening Night Networking Cocktail Reception (Grand Lawn) Sponsored by: Medcor, Inc. Music By: Natalie Clark (NBC's The Voice)

7:00 pm - 12:00 am: Musical Entertainment (Hotel Lobby Bar & Aveo, 5th Floor )

 

Thursday, September 6th

6:00 am - 7:00 am: Yoga Session (Grand Lawn) Sponsored by: LegalNet, Inc.

7:00 am - 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast (Monarch Foyer by Sessions, 5th Floor)

8:00 am - 4:45 pm: Conference Sessions (Monarch Ballroom, 5th Floor)

9:30 am - 4:30 pm: Expo Hall Hours (Expo Hall, 3rd Floor)

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

8:30 pm - 12:30 am: DJ / Dancing with the Risk Professionals (Monarch Ballroom, 5th Floor) Sponsored by: Medata

 

Friday, September 7th

7:30 am - 10:00 am: Networking Breakfast (Expo Hall, 3rd Floor)

7:30 am - 10:00 am: Expo Hall Hours (Expo Hall, 3rd Floor)

9:00 am - 12:30 pm: Conference Sessions (Monarch Ballroom, 5th Floor)

10:00 am - 12:30pm: Exhibitor Breakdown

12:30 pm - Conference Concludes

 

MEALS & REFRESHMENT BREAKS:

·       Breakfast will be in the Monarch Foyer on 9/5 & 9/6 for attendees and 9/7 in the Expo Hall from 7:30am-10:00am for Attendees and Exhibitors

·       Morning and afternoon networking refreshment breaks will be held in the Expo Hall

·       Lunch will be on Pacific Lawn on 9/5 & 9/6

·       Dinner will be served at Casino Night on 9/6

 BADGE RULES:

Please keep your badge in a safe place and remember to wear it to ALL conference related events. We will have security at the conference checking for badges. You will not be able to enter sessions, expo hall or evening networking events without your badge. If you misplace your badge, it will be a $175 fee for a replacement badge.

EXPO HALL HOURS:

Wednesday, September 5th: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Thursday, September 6th: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Friday, September 7th: 7:30am – 10:00am – Networking breakfast in Expo Hall

 Expo hall is located on the 3rd floor. 


EMPLOYER ONLY ROUNDTABLES: Link will be sent out shortly via Survey Money. These small intimate sessions, 50 people maximum, will be held in the Adriatic room next to registration on the 3rd Floor.


CONFERENCE EVENING NETWORKING EVENTS:

All attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors are welcome to join the networking events, we highly encourage it. It is conference policy that no external client functions take place during the conference events & networking events.

(9/5) Wednesday: 5:30pm - 7:00pm Welcome Reception, located on the Grand Lawn - Sponsored by: Medcor

Music By: Natalie Clark (NBC's The Voice)

Drinks/Music/Networking

(9/6) Thursday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm Casino Night/ “Red Carpet” (Oscars) Theme

This is a GREAT EVENT that you will not want to miss! Includes DJ, “full blown” casino with Black Jack, Texas Hold’em, Roulette, Great Prizes, Drinks, Dinner, etc. The attire is formal (optional) and a prize for the best dressed male and female will be awarded.

(9/6) Thursday: 8:30pm - 12:30pm “Dancing with the Risk Professionals”, located in the Monarch Ballroom Sponsored by: Medata

Dancing/DJ/Cocktails/Networking


CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT:

September 4th, 8:30 AM shotgun (Scramble): Supporting Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) located at Monarch Beach Golf Course.

YOGA SESSION

A link will be sent out shortly via Survey Money to let us know if you are interested. Yoga Session on the Grand Lawn will be held from 6AM to 7AM Wednesday and Thursday Mornings, 50 people maximum, first come first serve. Sponsored by LegalNet, Inc.

AWARDS:

1. “RED CARPET” (OSCARS) CASINO NIGHT BEST DRESSED AWARD (2)

We will have an award for the best dressed female & male at Casino Night, so dress for success at this Red Carpet Oscars event. The winners will be selected by the CWCRC Advisory Board. Winners will receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card.

 2. BEST BOOTH AWARD (1)

We will have an award for the best booth. The winners will be selected by the CWCRC Advisory Board. Winners will receive a Table Top Booth for 2019.

3. FREE EMPLOYER PASS DRAWING (1)

For Employers Only. Pick up a free employer pass for 2019 at registration, complete and bring to the Welcome Reception on Wednesday niight. We will hold a drawing for a $500 Visa Gift Card!

4. SESSION FEEDBACK (3)

Use link to session surveys to provide feedback each day. A winner will be drawn each day (wed-fri). Winners will receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card.

5. SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: #CWCRC18  (1)

Post on LinkedIn or Tweet your way to a $1000.00 Gift Card Prize! Use the official conference hashtag #CWCRC18 to show off all your favorite #CWCRC18 photos, give a shout out to a great speaker or sponsor and you will be entered to win! Make sure to tag @cwcrc or the CWCRC Official LinkedIn Page. Each hashtag use will be one (1) entry into the drawing. BONUS ENTRIES: A “Red Carpet” themed related photos (1) extra entry. The drawing will be made in the Expo Hall on Friday Morning at the Networking Breakfast. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. All post qualify from 9/4 - 9/6 at 9:30pm.





Host Hotel:

Monarch Beach Resort (Formerly St. Regis)

ONE MONARCH BEACH RESORT

DANA POINT, CA 92629

Overflow Hotels:

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa ($249.00 per night)

25135 PARK LANTERN

DANA POINT, CA 92629

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel ($349 per night)

1 RITZ CARLTON DRIVE

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 (9/3) arrivals – four (4) night minimum required

-Tuesday (9/4) arrivals – three (3) night minimum



Advisory Board


Executive Director
Lanette Hanson

Conference Chairs
Denise Evans, Director of WC Claims (Staffmark)
Kurt Leisure, Vice President, Risk Services/Assets Protection (The Cheesecake Factory)
Dan Holden, Risk Manager (BBSI)
Robert Cartwright Jr., Division Manager, Environmental-Health-Safety and Sustainability (Bridgestone)
Heidi Bastien, Director of Risk Management (Rubio's Restaurants, Inc.)
Carol Lucas, Workers' Compensation Manager (L3 Technologies)
Scott Ritto, VP Risk Management (Kilroy Realty Corporation)
Linda Locklear, Sr. Casualty Claims Consultant (Aon
Shaun Jackson, Executive Director of Risk & Insurance (Panda Restaurant Group)
Ron Gray, Risk Manager (Rowland Unified School District)
Eric Spalsbury, Director of Risk Management (Stanley Steemer
Sheryl Higa, Risk Management Analyst (Farmer Brothers)
Tyrone Spears, Workers' Compensation Administrator (City of Los Angeles)
Becky Yee, Risk Manager (County of LA, Community Development Commission)
Diana Rich, Risk Management (Foundation Building Materials)

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

Medical Chair
Douglas Benner, MD, Medical Director (Marriott International)

Board Members
Stephanie Creech, Risk Manager (ODW Logistics, Inc)
Barry Wilson, Risk Manager (Phillips Edison
Monica M. Lichtenstein, VP of Operations (EK Health)
Fernando Barajas, Risk Manager (UPS)
Rick Sumner, Director of Risk Management (Ulta Beauty)
Dawn Watkins, Director (Los Angeles Unified School District)
Michael Simmons, Director of Risk Management (Riverside Community College District)
John Shin, Director of Risk Management (Monarch Landscape Companies)
Erika Freiling, Senior Claims Adjuster (Markel Corp)
Loyella Coutts, Director of Human Resources (Continental Currency Services)
Mike Alio, Director of Risk Management (County of Orange)
Mark Walls, Vice President Communications & Strategic Analysis (Safety National)
Michelle Middendorf (Stanley Steemer)

Honorary Board Members - Retired

Scott Gardner (California State Compensation Insurance Fund)
Ronnie Caplane, (Zenith Insurance Company, Former Chair of the WCAB)
William Zachry (Sedgwick)
Cora Lee (State of California)
Jon Wroten (Sedgwick)
Drenee Miners (Gallagher Bassett)




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


2018 CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

Continuing Education credits will be offered at the 2018 California WC & Risk Conference for the following licensees:

 

Adjusters, Agents, Claims Professionals, Brokers         CA Department of Insurance P & C Agent and Independent Adjuster Approval- 15 hours; CA WC Adjuster 15 hours

Attorneys                                                                      MCLE CA Approval- 15 hours

Nurses                                                                          CA Board of Nursing & National Approval- 15 hours (except IA)

Certified Case Manager                                              CCMC Approved- 15 hours

Human Resources Professional                                   Approved- 15 hours

               CSP Cert Safety Professional                                       Approved- 15 hours

 

**Adjusters, Agents, CCM, and HRCI:  the states and boards have approved per day of activity.  For credits to be awarded you must attend in full for that day.

Day 1-    7 hours (must attend in full)

                                Day 2-    5 hours (must attend in full)

                                Day 3-    3 hours (must attend in full)


Recent Press Release

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/2017-cwc--risk-conference-announces-motivational-keynote-speaker-300470146.html





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