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2012 Higher Education Risk Management Conference - Agenda Overview

Day One:  Sunday - April 1, 2012

TimeTrackSession Details
09:45 AM07:00 PM     Registration
10:00 AM07:00 PM Sea World Adventure and Picnic  
01:00 PM06:00 PM Golf  

Day Two:  Monday - April 2, 2012

TimeTrackSession Details
07:00 AM05:00 PM     Registration
07:00 AM08:00 AM     Breakfast
08:00 AM09:30 AM Risk Management in the CIA  
James Olson , Senior Lecturer, The George Bush School of Government and Public Service Organization, Texas A&M University
09:30 AM10:00 AM   Exhibit Hall Grand Opening  
10:00 AM12:00 PM Risk Control Emergency Management Committee (UT Business Only)  
10:00 AM12:00 PM Risk Finance Risk Management Advisory Committee (UT Business Only)  
10:00 AM12:00 PM Workers' Comp Workers' Compensation Business Meeting (UT Business Only)  
10:30 AM12:00 PM Unemployment - The Latest National Employment Trends and Strategies to Contain Costs   (Download PDF)
Debi Bretz , Assistant Director, Unemployment Compensation Services, TALX Corporation
Kristi Weigant , Chief Operations Officer, NextJob
Luther Johnson , Senior Human Resource Advisor, The University of Texas at Austin
12:00 PM01:30 PM Lunch and Opening Remarks  
Wm. Eugene "Gene" Powell , Chairman of the Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
Phillip B. Dendy , Director of Risk Management, The University of Texas System
01:30 PM02:45 PM Risk Control Learning From The Past: Higher Education Emergency Preparedness Case Studies, Best Practices, and the Virtues of Hazard Mitigation  
Andrew R. Sachs , Vice President for Disaster Services, Witt Associates
01:30 PM02:45 PM Risk Finance International Human Capital: Plan and Protect Your Institution's Most Valued Asset   (Download PDF)
Joan D. Rupar , President - WorldRisk Division, WorldSource, a division of Chartis
01:30 PM02:45 PM Risk and Legal Management Liability Claims Trends and Their Impact on Universities   (Download PDF)
John Ergastolo , Area Executive Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher Management Liability Practice
01:30 PM02:45 PM Workers' Comp Prescription Drug Abuse and the Workers' Compensation System  
Stuart Colburn , Shareholder, Downs Stanford
02:45 PM03:15 PM     Break
03:15 PM04:30 PM Risk Control Research Laboratory Explosives Safety   (Download PDF)
Randall J. Cramer , Ordnance Environmental Support Office, Naval Ordnance Safety & Security Activity, United States Navy
03:15 PM04:30 PM Risk Finance The Challenge of International Oversight; UT Austin's Approach to High Risk Travel   (Download PDF)
Erin Wolf , International Risk Analyst, The University of Texas at Austin
03:15 PM04:30 PM Risk and Legal The Ins and Outs of Indemnity Agreements   (Download PDF)
John F. Sullivan , Partner, WattBeckworth
03:15 PM04:30 PM Workers' Comp "I Have a Job, My Condition Must Be Work-Related"   (Download PDF)
Melissa D. Tonn , President and Chief Medical Officer, OccMD Group P.A.
06:00 PM09:00 PM Dinner and Networking Event  

Day Three:  Tuesday - April 3, 2012

TimeTrackSession Details
07:00 AM08:30 AM     Breakfast
07:00 AM05:00 PM     Registration
08:30 AM09:45 AM Risk Control NFPA 101 Update   (Download PDF)
Michael A. Crowley , Senior Vice President, Rolf Jensen & Associates, Inc.
08:30 AM09:45 AM Risk Finance Conducting Security Assessments for International Scholastic Programs   (Download PDF)
Ken Walton , Security Operations Manager, Travel Security Services, a Joint Venture Between International SOS and Control Risks
08:30 AM09:45 AM Risk and Legal Aircraft Exposures - What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!   (Download PDF)
Doug Meyer , Account Executive, Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.
08:30 AM09:45 AM Workers' Comp Innovative Strategies for Successful, Cost-Effective Occupational Health Programs   (Download PDF)
Elizabeth Frenzel , Director, Employee Health & Well-being Department, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Mary B. Carlson , Employee Health Specialist, Employee Health and Well-being Department, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Linette Moore , Safety Program Manager, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
09:45 AM10:15 AM     Break
10:15 AM11:30 AM Risk Control The Push to Tier One - Risk and EHS Issues at Emerging Research Universities  
Robert Moss , Assistant Vice President for Environmental Health and Safety, The University of Texas at El Paso
James O. Wright , Assistant Vice President, Chief Safety Officer, The University of Texas at Dallas
J. Brian Moroney , Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Ramon Ruiz , Environmental & Laboratory Program Manager, The University of Texas at Arlington
10:15 AM11:30 AM Risk Finance Improving Safety Performance Through "Leadership"   (Download ZIP)
Mark L. Schaeffer , Safety Analyst, The University of Texas System
10:15 AM11:30 AM Risk and Legal Clery Act Reporting Requirements for Overseas and Distance Learning Programs   (Download ZIP)
Joseph Storch , Associate Counsel - Office of General Counsel, The State University of New York
10:15 AM11:30 AM Workers' Comp Biomechanics of Slip and Fall Accidents / Vehicle Accident Reconstruction   (Download PDF)
Eric J. Mayes , District Manager, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
11:30 AM01:30 PM Lunch and Keynote Address - What's So Funny About Risk Management   (Download MOV)
David Glickman , Keynote Speaker
01:30 PM02:45 PM Risk Control NFPA 72 and Emergency Communication Systems   (Download PDF)
Waymon Jackson , Fire Protection Engineer, The University of Texas at Austin
01:30 PM02:45 PM Risk Finance Managing Social Media: From Baby Boomers to Gen-Y   (Download PDF)
Michael J. Golden , Partner, Boulette & Golden L.L.P
01:30 PM02:45 PM Risk and Legal Managing Social Media: From Baby Boomers to Gen-Y   (Download PDF)
Michael J. Golden , Partner, Boulette & Golden L.L.P
01:30 PM02:45 PM Workers' Comp Update of Recent Workers' Compensation Cases and the Impact on System Participants   (Download PDF)
Laura Fountain , Team Leader - Workers' Compensation Section, Office of the Attorney General
02:45 PM03:15 PM     Break
03:15 PM04:30 PM Risk Control Emerging Safety Issues at University Nanomaterials Labs   (Download PDF)
Paul Sarahan , Counsel, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P
03:15 PM04:30 PM Risk Finance Construction Insurance Coverage Affecting Owners - How to Manage Risk and Costs Without Losing Your Shirt   (Download PDF)
Mike Mawson , Assistant Vice President, Construction Defect & Professional Liability Claims, Zurich North America
Tracy Seiler , Manager of Risk Finance, The University of Texas System
John J. Egan , Senior Vice President, Marsh USA
Angela G. Skow , Vice President, Controlled Insurance Programs, Zurich NA
03:15 PM04:30 PM Risk and Legal Real Estate, Risk and the Law - Using Judgment, Insurance and Contracts to Manage the Risks of Owning, Leasing and Operating Real Estate   (Download PDF)
Ed Walts , Senior Real Estate Officer - Real Estate Office, The University of Texas System
03:15 PM04:30 PM Workers' Comp Functional Capacity Evaluations  
Steven Clark , Regional Director of Industrial Services (Western Division), Select Medical Corp
06:00 PM10:00 PM Dinner and Networking Event  

Day Four:  Wednesday - April 4, 2012

TimeTrackSession Details
07:00 AM08:30 AM     Breakfast
07:30 AM10:00 AM     Registration
07:30 AM08:30 AM   Texas Campus Safety Association Business Meeting  
08:30 AM10:00 AM Employment Law Jeopardy: Top Employer Mistakes that Get Plaintiff's Lawyers Excited   (Download PDF)
Sheila B. Gladstone , Principal Attorney, Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.
10:00 AM12:00 PM Risk Control Environmental Health & Safety Advisory Committee Meeting (UT Business Only)  
10:00 AM12:00 PM Workers' Comp Workers' Compensation Institution Committee Meeting (UT Business Only)