Welcome to “Marginal Interests,” a series highlighting the varied reading habits of the local comp community. This month, we spoke to Troy Prevot, Executive Director of the Louisiana Commerce and Trade Association (LCTA), a group self-insurance fund for workers’ comp, currently in the midst of making the change to a mutual insurance company.
The Mississippi Association of Self-Insurers will host its 18th Annual Fall Conference from Wednesday, September 23rd to Friday, September 25th, at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. The event promises to be an especially informative one for self-insured workers’ comp and health professionals as several national speakers and local experts take the stage to provide their perspective on trends and concerns in the industry.
Louisiana Comp Blog hosted its first “Comp in Focus” luncheon last Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 at Ralph’s on the Park in New Orleans.
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.
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.
The Self-Insurance Institute of America will host their annual Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation Executive Forum at the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans from May 12-14, 2015.
Demotech Inc. is not a household name, it isn’t A.M. Best or Standard & Poor’s – it also doesn’t want to be. Ratings and actuarial studies often take the brunt of insurance industry clichés; Louisiana Comp Blog spoke with Douglas Powell, Senior Financial Analyst at Demotech Inc. to clear up some of the misconceptions and talk about what Demotech has to offer as a smaller independent rating service. In Powell’s words: “Our focus is on the business model of the entity, not its size.” Read on for the rest of Powell’s take on the issue.
On November 5,6 and 7th, 2014, at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, the Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE) will host their annual educational conference. The theme this year is “Whistle Stop Tour” with the goal of getting workers’ compensation in Louisiana “back on track.”
The Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) will hold its 34th Annual National Educational Conference & Expo at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge hotel on October 5-7th, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.
From September 24th-26th, the Mississippi Association of Self-Insurers (MASI) will host its 2014 annual Fall conference at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi. Louisiana Comp Blog will report from the event Thursday the 25th and Friday the 26th, so stay tuned for coverage of conference speakers and the exhibit hall.