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2015 Annual Conference
2015 Annual Conference
Pools: Driven with a Purpose
Pools: Driven with a Purpose
September 15-18, 2015
September 15-18, 2015
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
South Lake Tahoe, CA
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3 Keynote Speakers
3 Keynote Speakers
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Be Motivated.

Wednesday’s Opening Keynote Session will welcome Simon Bailey, a leadership imagineer and former sales director of the world-renowned Disney Institute. He will share with attendees strategic steps to steer those wavering in their business and career engagement on how to shift their focus and continue to grow personally and professionally. How to take control of your future and better serve your JPA members. He has been called, “One of the best keynote speakers ever heard…”

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Be Inspired.

Thursday’s lunch headliner is Wine to Water founder Doc Hendley. Started in 2003, Wine to Water is a non-profit organization focused on providing clean water to people around the world. Hendley is the epitome of an individual who has made a difference and shares his story about how a “tattooed kegtapper” can cure what ails the world. Wine to Water aims to help 1.1 billion people worldwide who lack access to clean water. His story will inspire attendees to make a difference in their “drop” of the world!

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Be Informed.

Former Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg will join CAJPA for the Friday morning legislative session. With more than 26 years of public service at the local and state levels, Steinberg will share his insight into public policy trends impacting public agencies and risk sharing pools as well as what challenges and opportunities face California today and tomorrow. All attendees will want to stay for the closing session to hear what insight Steinberg has to share on California’s political landscape.

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Preliminary Agenda

This conference runs through all 4 days from
September 15-18. Please note that the
schedule is subject to change.
Day 1
15 Sep 2015
Day 2
16 Sep 2015
Day 3
17 Sep 2015
Day 4
18 Sep 2015

28th Annual Frank James Invitational Golf Tournament

Benefiting the Joe Farrell Memorial Scholarship.

Morning Walk to the Lake with Jack!

Join Jack Blyskal for his annual walk to the lake and see the beautiful Lake Tahoe in all its morning glory. This is a great way to start your morning...
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7:30 - 5:00

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Opening General Session

Wednesday’s Opening Keynote Session will welcome Simon Bailey, a leadership imagineer and former sales director of the world-renowned Disney Institute. He will share with attendees strategic steps to steer those...
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Beyond Accommodations: Managing Megatrends Impacting Injured Workers

Beyond Accommodations: Managing Megatrends Impacting Injured Workers Aging, obesity and related co-morbid conditions are at epidemic levels in the United States and when members of these subgroups are injured, the...
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A Precognitive Approach to Trial – Mock Trial Focus Groups: A Tool for Trial Preparation

A Precognitive Approach to Trial – Mock Trial Focus Groups: A Tool for Trial Preparation With all of the unknowns, going to trial can be nerve-wracking.  How will jurors like...
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Communicating Underwriting to your Members: Showing Them How What They Do Affects Their Rates

Communicating Underwriting to your Members: Showing them how what they do affects their rates. Underwriting is part of the circle of cause and effect. The session will discuss foundations of...
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Benchmarking: Keys to Identifiying the Health of Your Pool

Benchmarking: Keys to Identifying the Health of Your Pool This session will discuss the type of benchmarking analysis and tools that pools may use to help determine their current financial...
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Detect the Lies

Detect the Lies The truth is everyone lies. Not all lies are harmful, but in business we know lies can be utilized to obtain unwarranted benefits. This energetic, multi-media presentation...
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Let’s Ask the Car What Happened: Reconstructing Traffic Accidents through the Use of Technology from Vehicles

Let’s Ask the Car What Happened: Reconstructing Traffic Accidents through the Use of Technology from Vehicles This session will be co-presented by a defense attorney representing public entities and an...
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Wearing Your Investigator’s Hat: Finding the Truth without Creating Liability

Wearing Your Investigators Hat: Finding the Truth without Creating Liability California law regulates workplace investigations in many ways. Oversight includes who is permitted to conduct investigations, what constitutes a “good...
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Risk Pool Board Game

Risk Pool Board Game You’ve heard of human chess – this is your chance to play the Risk Pool Board Game! Attendees will choose a role and can play the...
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15:30 - 15:45

Soda Break and Yoga at the Lake Tahoe Resort Atrium

MPN’s: Do They Work

MPN’s: Do They Work? This presentation will explore, using longitudinal data, whether Medical Providers Networks (MPNs) are a benefit for the participant. We will utilize before and after data on...
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The Reptile Theory – A Perspective from Both Sides of the Bar

The Reptile Theory – A Perspective from Both Sides of the Bar This session will provide an overview of the “Reptile Theory” used by the plaintiffs’ bar. The theory suggests...
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Drone Technology, Utilization and Risks

Drones are autonomous aerial vehicles, currently in the developmental and testing phase for use in public safety, environmental scans, news, sports and disaster scenarios. the use of drones by public...
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Workplace On-Site Health Clinics: A “Win-Win” For Employers and Employees

Workplace On-site Health Clinics: a “Win-Win” for Employers and Employees Learn how on-site clinics have evolved over the years from occupational health centers into wellness centers. Hear about the advantages...
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CAJPA General Membership Meeting

CAJPA’s 2015 General Membership Meeting will be held in the Emerald/Nevada Rooms at the Lake Tahoe Resort. At this time, the Nominating Committee will be presenting its recommendations for the...
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Concussions, Molestations, and Shooters, Oh My! Taking a Psychological Look at How to Manage the Unimaginable

Concussions, Molestations and Shooters, Oh My! Taking a Psychological Look at How to Manage the Unimaginable What gives? You’ve followed the book, you’ve identified your risks, you’ve assessed them all,...
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The Aftermath of GASB68

The Aftermath of GASB 68 A walk through of the processes and analysis needed to translate the information provided by CalPERS (and others) into the discussion, notes and financial statements...
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Public Safety Worker Grab Bag

Public Safety Worker Grab Bag Using an interactive “grab bag” format, this session will navigate through issues concerning §4850 salary continuation benefits, coordination with industrial disability retirement, as well as,...
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From the Director’s Office: Policy Making with Purpose

From the Directors Office: Policy Making with Purpose Christine Baker, Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), will provide updates on the important work being done at the DIR....
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The Past Does NOT Predict the Future Medical…But We Can

The Past Does NOT Predict the Future Medical…But We Can. In the last decade, public entities have been strongly encouraged to reserve workers’ compensation claims to the California Office of...
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Litigation Management

Litigation Management Effective litigation management is a key factor in reducing a pool’s liability costs. This session will provide a litigation road map for attorneys, HR professionals and risk managers...
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Real Returns for Fixed Income Investors

Real Returns for Fixed Income Investors This session will discuss the latest federal quarterly projections with a focus on long-term inflation expectations and what the historical returns have been for...
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HEADS UP! How Sexual Predators Manipulate your Organization: Preventing Abuse of Children in Your Agency

Heads Up! How Sexual Predators Manipulate your Organization: Preventing Abuse of Children in Your Agency This session is geared towards helping management staff and administrators to learn specific skills and...
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Awards Luncheon

Thursday’s lunch headliner is Wine to Water founder Doc Hendley. Started in 2003, Wine to Water is a non-profit organization focused on providing clean water to people around the world....
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Doc Hendley

Coming Out of the Darkness of Ferguson-Part 1

Coming Out of the Darkness of Ferguson This session will provide an overview of the Ferguson, Missouri shooting and details of the immediate aftermath. The discussion will include how the...
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Medical Marijuana In Workers’ Compensation

Medical Marijuana in Workers’ Compensation  Medical marijuana has been identified as a top workers’ compensation issue—and with good reason. Today, there is a great deal of debate and uncertainty around...
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15:30 - 15:45

Soda Break and Yoga at the Lake Tahoe Resort Atrium

Concussion and the Injured Worker

Concussion and the Injured Worker This session will discuss how a multi-disciplinary approach to concussion treatment and care can return the injured worker to life and work. Each year, employees...
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ACA Reporting Requirements for Large Employers

ACA Reporting Requirements for Large Employers Large employers who are subject to the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate will be required to file annual information returns with the IRS starting...
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Navigating Your Way through the Media Minefield

Navigating Your Way through the Media Minefield In today’s instantaneous Internet environment, public agencies must often face high-profile situations that challenge reputations and put your organization in the middle of...
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The Role of Technology for Pool Managers and Members

The Role of Technology for Pool Managers and Members This session with explore the technology challenges and trends within the pooling community. What are the emerging solutions and benefits to...
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The Implications of a CA Pharmacy

The Implications of a California Pharmacy Formulary Pharmacy formularies, mandated for worker’s compensation claims by individual jurisdictions, are gaining momentum across the country. The California Workers’ Compensation Institute’s October 2014...
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Closing Keynote Presentation

Former Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg will join CAJPA for the Friday morning legislative session. With more than 26 years of public service at the local and state levels, Steinberg...
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Darrell Steinberg

South Lake Tahoe, CA

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Exhibitor and Sponsorship Packet

When you exhibit at the CAJPA Fall Conference, you will be provided with many opportunities to build and develop quality relationships with your current clients and prospects…

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Golf Tournament Sponsorships

Have questions? Or want to know how to become a sponsor? Please contact Beth Ramirez, Exhibits & Sponsor Manager at (714) 616-4306 or Beth@cajpa.org.

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Convince Your Boss!

Five Reasons Why You Should Send Your Pool’s Amazing, Hard-Working, Dedicated Staff (and Board Members) to the CAJPA Conference! A helpful visual guide to present to your boss!

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Registration Rates

CAJPA Member
300.00 USD

Booth Opening

Networking Receptions

Late Night Party

Thursday Tasting

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Non-Member
700.00 USD

Booth Opening

Networking Receptions

Late Night Party

Thursday Tasting

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Exhibitor/Sponsor
500.00 USD

There are a variety of opportunities to showcase and promote your company at the CAJPA Fall Conference and Annual Golf Tournament.

 

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Sponsors

We could not present this conference without the generosity and support of our sponsors.
Thank you for your continued support and dedication to CAJPA, its members and mission.