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13may8:00 am1:30 pmFeatured2022 WCTI Annual Meeting

Event Details

Registration Deadline is Monday, May 2, 2022

It is time for the 2022 WCTI Annual Meeting!  This meeting is for you and for anyone in your organization who has responsibility for safety, claims or the financial aspect of your workers’ compensation program.  The following topics will be presented in breakout sessions.  Please refer to the emailed Annual Meeting invitation for more information and use the registration form below to make your selections.

There will be four Breakout Sessions held consecutively at 9:35 AM and at 11 AM.  Choose one at each time to attend.  Descriptions are below.

Adjustment Bills

CCMSI Underwriting and Accounting

  • How to interpret the Adjustment Bill and the Preliminary Adjustment Bill.
  • Early return of deposit held.

The Post Covid-19 Workplace

Mark A. Lies II and Adam Young, both partners with Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Topics of Discussion:

  • The current competence and experience of OSHA compliance officers to conduct inspections, the issuance of meritless citations.
  • The post COVID-19 workplace, composition of the workforce, loss of critical knowledge of safety and health at the workplace due to early retirements of managers and lack of knowledge by the new generation of supervisors and new hires.

Continuous Improvements in Safety

Brent Bryden, Interactive Safety Solutions Inc.

The focus of this session is about the ongoing improvements we all can make in just a few steps. We have the pinnacle of information in our hands and we are more in contact with technology than ever before, but have we assembled the resources to be successful?  The goal of this topic is to provide a methodology in terms we all can understand which helps give meaning to the metrics we keep and cost of indirect and direct safety management. Essentials of understanding are the following:

  • Learning to identify, predict, decide and execute
  • Proactive vs reactive management styles
  • Inspecting to Protecting Persons, property and profits.
  • Maintaining to sustaining.

Fraud Prosecution (Offered Twice)

Norm Burdick, Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry

Noman Burdick is the pre-eminent Workers’ Compensation fraud attorney in Illinois.  He is a former attorney/investigator for the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit and has referred more than 100 fraud cases with a 95% acceptance rate.  Mr. Burdick will discuss the Fraud Unit’s system, what employers can do when they suspect an employee is committing workers’ compensation fraud, and will discuss some of his most colorful fraud cases.

Swaying Organizational Change: How to Discuss Drug Testing Safety + Fairness with Leadership

Jaime Feinberg from Hound Labs

Organizations are struggling to balance safety and fairness in today’s cannabis legalization environment. You know zero-tolerance drug testing policies for cannabis are outdated, but you still need to maintain safe workplaces.  This presentation will give you the conversational tools you need to bring modern cannabis testing change to your organization.

Learnings from the Henry Pratt Shootings

Chief William Powell, Aurora Police Department (retired) 

  • Discussion of what happened at Henry Pratt Co.
  • Review of what the company learned from that incident.
  • Discussion of how the police responded to the active shooting situation (What’s their thought process when they go into an active shooting situation).
  • Review of what the police department learned from the Pratt incident.
  • Discussion of how organizations can reduce the potential for workplace violence.

OSHA Activity

Jacob Scott,  Area Director U.S. Dept. of Labor – OSHA

  • Accident and fatality trends,
  • Enforcement data and frequently cited violations,
  • Standard updates,
  • Upcoming compliance assistance/outreach activities

Vendors that can help your company manage your safety and claim needs will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Please register below and choose your lunch and sessions.

If you have questions prior to registering, contact Robin Bodine.

You will receive an email with the registration information you submitted. If you don’t see it, check your “junk” email folder and add no-reply@wcti.info to your allowed email contacts.


(Friday) 8:00 am - 1:30 pm Central


DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville

3003 Corporate West Drive, Lisle, IL 60532 US


Gina Reynolds