2017 NWCDC Early Program Details

"I’ve attended NWCDC for several years and always come away with something new! The sessions are great and the networking opportunities are endless."

Danny Ozuna
Regional Manager, Rehabilitation
Idaho Industrial Commission

Returning to Vegas for 2017 — Bigger and Better than Ever!

A few reasons why you’ll want to be in Vegas this December for the ONLY national event of its kind!
Dynamic Opening Keynote
The Nordstrom Way: Boosting Injured-Worker Engagement
Janine Kral Janine Kral
VP of Risk Management, Nordstrom
At Nordstrom, injured-worker advocacy isn’t just a recent strategy. Learn how the retailer — widely recognized for its customer service culture — has applied its customer-focused approach when engaging injured workers to ensure that injured employees are able to stay on the job, delivering the service level crucial to the company’s bottom line.
Powerful Speakers
Living Abled! Achieving Shorter Disability Durations and Better Outcomes
Christopher Brigham Christopher Brigham
President, Brigham and Associates Inc.
Known for his inspirational presentations on human potential, impairment and disability, Dr. Brigham argues that we must change our current “disabling systems” — despite the resistance of professionals with financial stakes in maintaining the status quo. Hear his enlightened insights on how we can all experience happy and productive lives.
60 Tips in 60 Minutes — Taming Tough Claims Christopher Brigham
A panel with decades of combined experience taming tough cases will deliver fast-paced advice on how to keep from exacerbating complex claims and how to improve your odds of closing them more quickly. Come ready for rapid-fire learning!
Real-World Lessons & Practical Takeaways Christopher Brigham
All sessions are created and delivered by senior executives from leading organizations — no speaking slots are sold — guaranteeing you a high-caliber learning experience. World-class organizations presenting this year include Coca Cola Bottling Co., Delta and Sysco Corporation — just to name a few.
New Expanded Curriculum! Explore 6 Key Areas
Claims Management
Gain practical insight on today’s strategies and tools for mitigating claim issues
Medical Management
Examine the latest ways to control increasing medical costs
Program Management
Learn actionable tactics to eliminate injuries, enhance operational performance, support injured workers and speed RTW
Disability Management
Identify strategies to alleviate drivers of employee illness and absence
Legal/Regulatory Solutions
Explore legal and regulatory trends and practices you need to know about
Technology Christopher Brigham
Discover emerging tools shaping workers’ comp and disability programs now and in the future
The Liveliest Expo Yet!
There is no better place to touch, compare and contrast the newest solutions from leading vendors in every category. NEW for 2017 … The first-ever NWCDC Pub Crawl and informative, exhibitor-sponsored sessions right on the show floor!
Location, Location, Location
You asked, we listened. NWCDC returns to the luxurious Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, located at the heart of the Vegas strip! Discounted rooms sell out quickly, so be sure to reserve yours today!
Full Program Details Available July 17!
Workers' Comp Expo
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