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2017 OWC Educational Conference Features Spirited Discussion of Second Injury Fund

The Seventh Annual Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, held February 2nd and 3rd at the Renaissance hotel in Baton Rouge featured topical sessions on state regulation, opioids, return-to-work, and a range of other issues. One standout included a point/counterpoint style debate between Office of Workers’ Compensation (OWC) Deputy Director Pauline Williams and LCTA Executive Vice-President Troy Prevot about Louisiana’s Second Injury Fund.

SIIA Executive Forum Focused on Industry Challenges, Donelon Touted Katrina Recovery and Strong Local Comp Market

The Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) held its Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation Executive Forum Tuesday and Wednesday of this week at the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans. The gathering, which focuses on industry-wide challenges, is a popular choice among both local and national comp leaders for its strong speakers and panels. This year, the event featured some local flair with a speech by current Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, and former National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) President, Jim Donelon.

Commissioner Jim Donelon to Speak at SIIA Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation Executive Forum, Industry Leaders to Address Market Issues

The Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) is holding its Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation Executive Forum at the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans May 12th and 13th. The Forum is an industry favorite and leaders from a variety of workers’ comp self-insured group funds, plus other stakeholders, are expected to be in attendance at this year’s event. SIIA bills the conference as a strong educational program focusing on such topics as excess insurance and risk management strategies. Additionally, “tremendous” networking opportunities are specifically designed to help strengthen business relationships within the self-insured/alternative risk transfer industry. Louisiana Comp Blog spoke with two SIIA workers’ comp leaders to get their take on the upcoming event and what participants stand to gain.