2013 LCA Annual Conference
The 2013 Annual Conference will be held at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, MS June 12 - 14, 2013.
Join us for great fun, outstanding educational workshops and an opportunity to network with your peers.
Registration fee includes access to the following: General Sessions, Educational Workshops, Ice-Breaker Reception on Wednesday, Continental Breakfast on Thursday and Friday, Lunch and Dinner in the exhibit hall on Thursday, Coffee Breaks and Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall throughout the duration of the convention.
Register with a Credit Card.
Download a copy of the Convention Brochure and send in a check.
Schedule & Program
Wednesday, June 12th
8:00 am —5:00 pm Exhibitor Set Up
12:00 pm —2:00 pm Conference Registration
2:00 pm—3:00 pm Keynote Address by Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne
3:15 pm—5:15 pm Ethics Workshop by Matt Monson, Esq.
“Tropical Breeze” Reception
Thursday, June 13th
7:30 am—8:30 am Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30 am—9:30 am
A1—”Property Bad Faith in Louisiana-Emerging Trends in Claims Handling & Litigation” by David Strauss, Esq. and Susan Dinneen, Esq.
B1--Negotiating Roadblocks to Successful Mediation” by Joe Hassinger, Esq.
C1 —“How the Medical Tourism Industry can Lower the Cost to the Insurance Industry and Halthcare Providers” by Mick Dubuis
9:30 am—10:30 am
A2 — ”Benefits of Mediation” by Mark Myers, Esq.
B2 — “Understanding Body Language” by Jerry DeFatta, CFE, CRT
C2 — “Use of Telemedicine and Technology in Psychological Evaluations and Treatment” by Dr. Aaron Wolfson
10:30 am—11:00 am Break with Exhibitors
11:00 am—12:00 pm
A3 — “Electrical Arcing: Is it the Culprit, a Collaborator, or a Non-Sequitur?” by Kelley Stalder, PE, CFEI
B3 — “Flood Damage Evaluations” by Bill Janowsky, P.E.
C3 — “Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance—A Focus on Liability Cases and Recent Updates” by Tom Spratt
12:00 —1:15 pm
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:15 pm—2:15 pm
A4—”Firefighter Strategy and Tactics: Why is there a #!* hole in my roof!” by Kelley Stalder, PE, CFEI
B4—”The Facts Behind Vehicle Accident Reconstruction” by Jeremy Hoffpauir, PE
C4 — “The Impact of the Aging Workforce on Workers’ Compensation and Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance” by Kathleen Losada
Break with Exhibitors
2:45 pm—3:45 pm
A5—”Successful Fire Origin & Cause Examinations” by Don Horaist, IAAI-CFI
B5 —“BP Claims” by Don Sunseri, Esq.
C5—”Fibromyalgia” by Kevin Glennon
3:45 pm—4:45 pm
A6—”The Good, The Bad and The Ugly in Claims” by William Folks
B6 —”Legislative Update” by Tim Basden, Esq.
C6 — “OWC Utilization Review Guidelines Update” by Will Green
5:00 pm—5:30 pm Annual General Membership Meeting
5:30 pm—7:30 pm Beach Party in Exhibit Hall—Exhibitor Prizes and $1000 Grand Prize awarded at the party.
Friday, June 14th
8:00 am—8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am—9:30 am
A7—”Mold—What you should know” by Jeremy Benoit
B7— “Origin and Cause as it Pertains to Subrogation” by James Enos, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI
C7—”Update on Current and Emerging Issues and Legislative Developments in Workers Comp” by Steve Glusman
9:30 am—10:30 am
A8— “Thermal Imaging” by William Creeden, P.E.
B8—”Pipeline Hazards” by Gary Jackson, P.E., CSP, CFEI
C8—”Combating Injuries in an Aging Workforce” by Trevor Bardarson
10:30 am—10:45 am Break
10:45 am — 11:45 am
A9 — “Tire Failure” by Brian Darr, P.E.
B9 — “Flash Fire Hazards” by Gary Jackson, P.E., CSP, CFEI
C9 — “Overview of Jones Act/Maritime Law” by Dawn Marullo
The 2013 Exhibit Showcase consistently provides the opportunity for information exchange among vendors, claims professionals and specialist. It is your opportunity to talk with 50+ specialized vendors and learn about the technology, products and services available in today's marketplace.
Vendors who wish to obtain a booth should download the exhibitor package and submit their applicaton with a check no later than May 15th to obtain the early bird rate.
We have a limited number of rooms reserved at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, MS. Our room rate is $135++ per night.
Make your reservations by calling 888-567-6667 and identify the group rate as Louisiana Claims Association. This rate will be held until May 20th.