2022 Conference Dates

  • August 15 - 17, 2022

Theme

  • Workers' Comp: It Matters

See you in Murfreesboro!


Agenda

The 2022 agenda is still being developed. All sessions listed here are subject to change.

 

Registration Opens

9:00 AM

Grab a name tag and make yourself at home.

 

REWARD Employer Brunch

9:45 AM in Cambridge AB

A free, pre-conference event open to employers who are interested in creating or sharpening their return-to-work programs.

 

Pre-Conference Session

11:00 AM in Oakleigh Ballroom

Alberto Gonzales 

 

Opening Comments

1:00 PM

 

Wild & Wacky World of Comp

1:30 PM

Bob Wilson

 

Networking Break

2:30 PM

30 minutes

 

50th Anniversary of National Commission's Report

3:00 PM

Paul Sighinolfi/Panel

 

Worker Memorial Presentation

4:15 PM

 

Conference Reception

4:30 PM

 

Breakfast

7:00 AM

 

REWARD Program

8:00 AM

 

Networking Break

9:00 AM

30 Minutes

 

DORN Industries: Injury Prevention and Wellness

9:30 AM

Kevin Lombardo

 

Networking Break

10:30 AM

30 Minutes

 

Reducing Risk of Re-Injury by Using Wearable Technology to Return Injured Workers Back to Their Pre-Injury Workload

11:00 AM

Scott Coleman

 

Plated Lunch and Sue Ann Head Award Winner Announcement

12:15 PM in Oakleigh

 

Case Law Update

1:30 PM

Fred Baker

 

Networking Break

2:45 PM

30 Minutes

 

Breakout Session #1

3:15 PM

Current Developments from the Board of Professional Responsibility

Speakers: Sandy Garrett, Marshall Davidson

Audience: Attorneys/Mediators

Breakout Room: Oakleigh

 

Managing a Pandemic in the Workplace with No Rules

Speaker: Teresa Overton, Vanderbilt

Audience: Medical/Adjusters

Breakout Room: Mirabella F

 

Onboarding New Employees/Injury Prevention

Speaker: Marsha Wood, Volkswagen

Audience: Employers

Breakout Room: Mirabella G-J

 

Adjourn

4:30 PM

 

Breakfast

7:00 AM

 

Breakout Session #2

8:00 AM

How The Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program Operates To Assist Lawyers In Crisis

Speaker(s): TN Lawyers Assistance Program

Audience: Attorneys/Mediators

Breakout Room: Oakleigh

 

Case Management Ethics

Audience: Medical

Breakout Room: Mirabella F

 

The Total Worker Health® Approach – Promising Policies, Programs, and Practices

Speaker: Alysha Myers, NIOSH

Audience: Employers

Breakout Room: Mirabella G-J

 

Overcoming barriers to cross-professional communications between healthcare advisers, state workers’ compensation professionals and employees

Speaker: Dr. Joe Jarret

Audience: Adjusters

Breakout Room: Cambridge AB

 

Networking Break

9:15 AM

 

TODAY in Tennessee: The Workers' Compensation Review

9:30 AM

 

Mental Injury Claims: Stand Alone Work-Related Injuries

10:30 AM

 

Closing Comments

11:45 AM

 

Adjourn

12:00 PM

 

Administrator Hudgen's Retirement Lunch

12:30 PM

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