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$99/person after December 15


Tuesday January 13, 2015 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM PST
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Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa 
5480 Grand Pacific Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008

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We are offering a special corporate rate of $169.00 at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa for those attending the conference. Space is limited. Reserve now by calling the Sheraton at (760) 827-2400.


Dana Larsen 
Emerge Diagnostics 


Emerge Diagnostics invites you to the NexGen Workers’ Compensation Summit 2015! Join us on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in beautiful Carlsbad to learn about the newest trends in workers' compensation while networking with colleagues and receiving CEU Credits. Registration starts at 7:00 a.m. with breakfast, followed by keynote speakers, lunch, and an evening reception included in one low price! Speaking topics include:  

  • 2015 Emerging Trends In Workers’ Comp.
  • The Institutionalized Decline of Workers’ Comp. Claim Service
  • Defenses in Longshore Cases
  • Maintaining A Healthy Aging Workforce
  • Assessing Cost Drivers & Strategies to Improve Outcomes in Workers Comp.
  • Better Management of Soft Tissue Injuries: Become a Superhero
  • Controlling claim cost using EFA and/or post offer, pre-hire functional testing while remaining compliant         with the ADA. Which one is right for us?


     Frank Tomecek, M.D.                                                                                                                                             Neurosurgeon, Oklahoma Spine and Brain/ Emerge Diagnostics

    MaryRose Reaston, Ph.D.                                                                                                                                       CSO, Emerge Diagnostics

    Adam Seidner, M.D. M.Ph.                                                                                                                                      Global Medical Director, Travelers

    Steven Ornish, M.D.                                                                                                                                                 Clinical Professor, UCSD School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry

    Roy Axelrod, Esq.                                                                                                                                                     Workers' Compensation Attorney

    Barry Thompson                                                                                                                                                       President, Risk Acuity, LLC

    Michael Davis, CSP ARM                                                                                                                                                Senior Vice President Risk Control Services, Lockton  

    Travis Biggert, CIC CRM                                                                                                                                                 Senior Risk Consultant, Hub International

    Chris Mitchell                                                                                                                                                            Managing Director; Wood, Gutman, & Bogart Insurance Brokers

    Kevin Schmidt                                                                                                                                                           Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions/ Workwell Systems

    Bill Litjen                                                                                                                                                                   Senior Vice President, HUB International

    John Kahle                                                                                                                                                                Senior Vice President / Chief Wellness Officer, HUB International

    We have partnered with the CEU Institute as our provider to accredit and manage the CE/CLE/ARM credits we will be offering for this program. We are offering 6 credits in total for CA, FL, OK, TX . We are accrediting CLE’s for attorneys, CE’s for adjuster and agents, ARM for risk managers and national nurse credit. For more information, please visit the CEU Institute website at