Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
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3003 Corporate West Drive
Lisle, IL 60532

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Illinois Chamber of Commerce 
Illinois Chamber of Commerce 

Rolling up our sleeves and working hard for WC Reform! The 10th Annual Workers’ Compensation and Safety Conference will include updated topics, and new, valuable information for Illinois Employers. Anyone who is involved in controlling the costs of workers’ compensation or safety issues will find the workshops and general sessions valuable.

Tentative Agenda - Subject to Change

7:30 – 8:30 am Conference Opens - Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking and
                             Visiting with Exhibitors
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome & Opening Remarks - by Jay Shattuck, Executive Director,      
                          Employment Law Council, Illinois Chamber of Commerce
8:45 – 9:45 am  Opening Session - Update on Workers' Comp Costs in IL Based on WCRI Study - By Shuaib Ahmed, ASA Law Group
9:45 – 10:15 am Morning Break & Visit Exhibitors
10:15 – 11:05 am First Series of Workshops 

Workshop #1: Illinois Workers' Compensation Fraud - Presenter Norm Burdick, Garofalo, Schreiber & Storm, Chartered
Workshop #2: How to Survive an OSHA Inspection From an Ex-OSHA Guy  - Presenter Nick Walters, Safety Control Technology
Workshop #3: Evaluation of the Injured Shoulder - Cost Effective Management - Presenter Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

11:10 – 12:00 pm Second Series of Workshops 

Workshop #1: Topic to Be announcedPresenter Eric Chehab, M.D., Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Workshop #2: Ethical Management of Disability & Employment Law Concerns Arising in Workers' Comp Claims  - Shawn Biery, Bradley Smith, and John Campbell, Keefe Campbell Biery & Associates
Workshop #3: Strategies to Manage and Reduce TTD and PPD Costs – Presenter Steve Murdock, Inman & Fitzgibbons, Ltd.

12:00 – 12:35 pm Break and Visit Exhibitors
12:20 - 1:45 pm Luncheon with Joann Fratianni, Chairman, Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission - Chairman's Remarks and Overview and Update of the Commission's IT Project
1:45 – 2:45 pm  Panel Discussion on Workers' Compensation Rate Rwegulation with Q&A Moderated by Jay Shattuck, Executive Director, Employment Law Council, Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Panel will Discuss:  How Workers’ Compensation Rates are determined; How a Company Applies NCCI advisory Rates; What Kind of Disruption in the Marketplace Would a File and Use Law Create: and What should an Employer Do if they are Unsatisfied with their Workers’ Compensation Premium

2:45 – 3:00 pm Drawings for Prizes & Closing Remarks - Adjournment

For more information or sponsorship information call Laurie Silvey at (217) 522-5512 ext 223 or lsilvey@ilchamber.org





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Frasco Investigative Services
Zelis Healthcare
Toxicology Management
Illinois ESGR
Kids Chance of Illinois
Inman & Fitzgibbons, Ltd.
Keefe Campbell Biery & Associates
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
ASA Law Group
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Physicians Immediate Care
Medical Consultants Network