When: April 6-7, 2022

Start: Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 1:00 PM EDT
End: Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 3:15 PM EDT

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2022 MSIA Spring Conference
April 6-7, 2022

DeVos Place Convention Center
303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI

Register Now!   Covid protocals will be observed


Wednesday, April 6, 2022

 1:00 pm – 1:10 pm     Welcome

                                    Chair – Jerome Hooper

 1:10 pm – 1:20 pm      Kids’ Chance of Michigan

                                    Speaker: Brooke Blower

 1:20 pm – 2:05 pm     The Future of Work – The Challenge of Hiring and Retaining Top Talent

                                    Speaker: Chloe Ryan, EG Workforce Solutions

                                    Sponsored by Shadow Investigations

2:05 pm – 3:05 pm     Keynote: The Recent, Relevant, and Recurring Reality of Remote Working:

                                  7 Key Points for Implementing Remote-Work Policies

                                    Presentation on the implementations of a hybrid and remote workforce

                                    Speaker: Aaron V. Burrell

                                    Sponsored by Team Rehabilitation

3:05 pm – 3:25 pm     Networking Break

3:25 pm – 5:00 PM     Group Discussions: What are the things that will affect the future of work

                                   (COVID and non-COVID trends)

                                    Facilitator: Jerome Hooper

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm     Reception

                                    Food sponsored by Midwest Employers Casualty


Thursday, April 7, 2022

 7:45 am – 8:45 am      Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:20 am      Welcome

                                    Chair, Jerome Hooper

 9:20 am – 9:30 am      Kids’ Chance of Michigan

                                    Speaker: Brooke Blower

9:30 am – 10:00 am    Legal Issues Affecting Employers and Workers Compensation

                                    Administration Rule Changes

                                    Speakers: Dawn Drobnich and Donald Hannon

                                    Sponsored by Ascension Michigan Employer Solutions

10:00 am – 10:30 am  Learning from the Past: How the Employer Landscape

                                    Has Been Changed for The Good

                                    Speaker: Gerald Marcinkoski

                                    Sponsored by ExamWorks

10:30 am – 11:00 am Break

11:00 am – 11:45 pm The Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency Update

                                    Speakers: Jack Nolish, Daryl Royal, Emily McDonough, and Luke McMurray

                                    Sponsored by Genex

11:45 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch and Networking

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm    Keynote: The Latest News

                                    Keynote Speaker: Charlie Langton, WWJ

                                    Sponsored by Athletico Physical Therapy

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm      Covid 19 Update: A Medical Perspective

                                    Dr. Dennis Cunningham

                                    Sponsored by Detroit Medical Devices

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm      Conference wrap-up

                                    Chair, Jerome Hooper





Register Now!    Covid safety protocols will be observed