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2017 State Safety & Loss Control Conference Schedule


Time Day One – Tuesday, September 26, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Pre-Conference Course and Conference Registration Begins
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Pre-Conf 1 | Safety Pre-Conf 2 |Work Comp Pre-Conf 3 | RM/P&C
View from the Top, Executive Engagement for Safety Improvement – Mike Williamsen, Caterpillar Safety Services The Life Cycle of a Workers' Compensation Claim – Jim Germain & Kristin Brusegard, RMD Questions and Answers about Water and Mold Losses – Jacklyn Christian and Cian Chase, Paul Davis Restoration
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Conference Registration (continues)
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Partner/Vendor Booths/Demonstrations
12:30 p.m. – 12:35 p.m. General Session – Welcome and Opening Remarks
12:35 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. General Session – Courageous Leadership, Living a Life of Influence – Dan Meers
1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Network Break – Partner/Vendor/Demonstration Booths
Concurrent Sessions Safety | Option 1 RM | Option 2 WC | Option 3 Other | Option 4
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Focusing on Leading Indicators to Transform your Safety Culture – Mike Williamsen, Caterpillar Safety Services Fleet Safety Standards and Telematics – Adam Bald, RMD Holly Gustner, Fleet & Surplus Services Fraud in Minnesota Workers’ Compensation System – Jonathan J. Ferris MN Commerce Fraud Bureau Step by Step Communication to Transform Difficult Interactions – Dr. Jodi Janati
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break – Partner/Vendor/Demonstration Booths
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. General Session – Safety Perceptions of the State Workforce – David Weightman, PMA Corp

Time Day Two – Wednesday, September 27, 2017
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Conference Registration
8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m. General Session – Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:05 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. General Session – Distraction Free Driving: Saving Lives through Awareness and Education – Vijay Dixit, Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation
Concurrent Session II Safety | Option 1 RM | Option 2 WC | Option 3 Other | Option 4
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Minnesota OSHA Update – James Krueger, MN OSHA Compliance Product Liability & Subrogation – Juan Ramirez, Rimkus Consulting Group Basic Investigation & Elements of a Workers’ Compensation Claim – Luke Seifert, RMD Workplace Violence: Knowledge is Prevention – Isaac Monson, Hilmerson Safety Services
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break
Concurrent Session Safety | Option 1 RM | Option 2 WC | Option 3 Other | Option 4
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Agency Safety Initiatives How to Analyze & Photograph a Vehicle Accident – Michael Urban, Rimkus Consulting Group Exploring the Ekdahl & Hartwig decisions – Gary Westman, RMD Verbal De-Escalation Strategies – Isaac Monson, Hilmerson Safety Services
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. General Session – Dream it, Do it – Kat Perkins
11:55 a.m. – Noon General Session – Conference Closing
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