Jul 31 2017

California Workers Compensation – Risk Conference #national #workers #compensation #conference


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: September 5, 2017 (1pm-5pm) Leadership, Diversity Inclusion Hosted by:The Alliance of Women in W/C

Erin Andrews
Motivational Keynote Speaker

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.

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

Denise Evans, Director of WC Claims (Staffmark )
Kurt Leisure, Vice President, Risk Services/Assets Protection (The Cheesecake Factory )
Ronnie Caplane, VP/Claims Legal (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 )

Brian Egan, Partner (Laughlin, Falbo, Levy Moresi LLP)

Douglas Benner, MD, National Medical Director (Macy’s)

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 Risk Management (Bodega Latina Corporation )
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, Risk Management ( BrightView Landscapes, LLC )
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


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

Adjusters/Claims Professionals, Agents/Brokers CA Department of Insurance P C Agent and Independent Adjuster Approval- 18 hours; CA WC Adjuster 18 hours

Attorneys MCLE CA Approval- 18 hours

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

Certified Case Manager CCMC- Pending Approval- 18 hours

Human Resources Professional HRCI- Pending Approval- 18 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- 7 hours (must attend in full)

Day 3- 4 hours (must attend in full)

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