2017 Annual Conference – Celebrating 11 Years

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CONFERENCE

Thursday-Friday, September 28-29th

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN

Map & Directions

Reserve online or via phone 1-800-GAYLORD and reference code TNI.

Group reservation discount deadline is August 30, 2017 @ 5:00pm CST.

Conference Schedule

Thursday, September 28th (Hermitage C & D)

1:00-2:00 – Registration

2:00–3:00 – Predictive Analytics in Workers’ Compensation

  • Kevin Grady – Managing Director, Beacher Carlson

3:00-3:30 – Break | Vendor Booths | KCOTN Silent Auction

3:30–4:30 – Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Panel Update

  • Abbie Hudgens – Administrator, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
  • Dr. Robert Snyder – Medical Director, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
  • Kenneth Switzer – Chief Judge, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

4:30-6:00 – Welcome Reception

Friday, September 29th (Hermitage C & D)

8:30-9:00 – Breakfast | Visit Vendor Booths | KCOTN Silent Auction

9:00–9:30 – Welcome & Update

  • Rob Behnke – TNSIA Chairperson
  • Jeff Ford – TNSIA Board Member
  • Jill Talbert – TNSIA Executive Director

9:30–10:30 – For Your (and your friends’) Eyes Only? How Social Media is Changing the Landscape of Litigation Today

  • James Exum – Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan
  • Frank Clark – Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan

10:30–11:00 – Break | Visit Vendor Booths | KCOTN Silent Auction

11:00-12:00 – Keynote Presentation I Thought I was a ‘People Person’… Until I Started Working with People

  • Lisa Smartt

12:00–1:00 – Lunch | Visit Vendor Booths | KCOTN Silent Auction Closes

1:00–2:00 – Department of Labor Panel Update

  • Abbie Hudgens – Administrator, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
  • Dr. Robert Snyder – Medical Director, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
  • Kenneth Switzer – Chief Judge, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

12:00 – Door Prizes & KCOTN Silent Auction Winners Announced for Pick-Up