This year’s conference e-manual includes a Housekeeping section, the PowerPoint slide presentations for those speakers who have a slide presentation, the speakers’ and panelists' BIOs, and information about and directions to the conference site.

Conference House Keeping Matters 

Face to Face with the Texas Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation

PDF Version of PowerPoint Slides

Moderator and Speakers' BIOs: Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Cassie Brown and Albert Betts, Jr., Executive Director, Insurance Council of Texas
 

The Year 2030: What’s Ahead for the Workers’ Compensation Line of Insurance?

PDF Version of PowerPoint Slides

Mark Pew, Senior VP, Product Development & Marketing, Preferred Medical

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Chasing the Horizon: New Rules and What You Need to Know

PDF Version of PowerPoint Slides

Jason Musick, Partner, Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner, L.L.P.

 

Peer Review Reports – The Do’s and Don’ts

Session Note-Taker Document

Moderator’s and Panelists' BIOs:

Moderator: Stuart Colburn, Shareholder, Downs & Stanford PC

Panelists: James Loughlin, Partner, Stone Loughlin & Swanson LLP; Hiawatha Franks, Director, Workers’ Compensation Claims, Texas Association of School Boards;

Matthew Zurek, Deputy Commissioner for Health & Safety, Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation; Daniel Morris, The Morris Law Firm, PLLC; and Michael M. Albrecht, M.P., AFF., M.D.

 

The ABCs of Diagnostic Testing

PDF Version of PowerPoint Slides

Speakers’ BIOs: Brandi Prejean, Thornton Biechlin Reynolds & Guerra LC and Michael M. Albrecht, M.P., AFF., M.D.

 

Traveling Claims – What You Need to Know and the Latest Case Law

Session Note-Taker Document

Moderator: Stuart Colburn, Shareholder, Downs & Stanford PC

Panelists: LeeAnna Gainer Mask, Shareholder Adami, Shuffield, Scheihing & Burns, P.C.; Hiawatha Franks, Director, Workers’ Compensation Claims, Texas Association of School Boards; Daniel Morris, The Morris Law Firm, PLLC; and The Honorable Jeff Carothers, Administrative Law Judge, Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation

 

Directions to the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center

Directions for Parking and Entering Building