Annual Workers Compensation Seminar **New Date August 13-14**(Boise)


Event Details


Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Workers Compensation Section

March 12th and 13th dates have been rescheduled to Thursday, August 13th and Friday, August 14th, 2020

Thank you for understanding the decision to postpone the Annual Workers Compensation Seminar that was scheduled for Thursday and Friday, March 12th and 13th due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19.  The Seminar has now been officially rescheduled for August 13th and 14th at The Grove Hotel in Boise.

We are hoping to maintain the same agenda and speakers for the new August date, but it is subject to change based upon speaker availability.

If you have registered for the March 12-13th dates , your registration has been carried over to the new dates.  If the new dates will not work for your schedule, please contact Dayna Ferrero at dferrero@isb.idaho.gov for a full refund.

We apologize for the inconvenience that this may have caused and we thank you for your understanding.

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The Grove Hotel 
 245 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702

Welcome Reception on Thursday, August 13 / Program on Friday, August 14

Registration / Continental Breakfast on Friday, August 14 at 8:00 a.m.

**In Person Attendance Only

Join the Workers Compensation Section for their Annual Seminar. This year, topics include: The Aging Workforce and Work Place Injuries, Vocational Expert Observations, Workers’ Comp Ethical Questions for Bar Counsel, and more.

                                                                                                Seminar Agenda*

Thursday, August 13
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.     Welcome Reception

Friday, August 14

8:00       Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:30       State of the Industrial Commission – Thomas P. Baskin, Idaho Industrial Commission

9:00       Spinal Cord Injuries –  Dr. Qing-Min Chen, St. Lukes Health Partners

10:00      What the Heck is Going on with the Affordable Care Act? – Edith Pacillo, Office of the Idaho Attorney General

10:30      Morning Break

10:45      Introduction to OSHA – David Kearns, Area Director, Occupational Safety & Health Administration

11:45       Hosted Lunch and Workers’ Compensation Section Meeting

1:00       The Workforce and the Future: How a Forensic Vocational Evaluation Can Add Value to Your Case -Kourtney Layton, Kourtney Layton and Associates

2:00       Workers’ Compensation Ethical –  Questions for Bar Counsel Bradley G. Andrews, Idaho State Bar Counsel

2:45       Afternoon Break

3:00       Caselaw Review – Nathan Gamel, Gamel Law, PLLC

4:00       Program Concludes

* We are hoping to maintain the same agenda and speakers for the new August date, but it is subject to change based upon speaker availability.

Lodging:

The Grove Hotel: Book online HERE and use booking code: IDSTBAR or call 208-333-8000 and mention “Idaho State Bar” to receive the negotiated rate.