Past Events

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – Mary Wells, Director of Risk Management, will be representing Minnesota Comp Advisor on a panel of experts addressing opioid abuse at the Minnesota RIMS (Risk and Insurance Management Society) 45th Annual Conference in Minneapolis. Register or find event details online at www.mnrims.orgPlus don't miss special guest and keynote speaker, former Minnesota Viking, Matt Birk!

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Albert Lea - Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce presents Work Comp and Risk Management Experts, Mark Kraemer and Mary Wells, sharing tips Albert Lea area employers can use to prevent injuries, get the right care for injured employees, and get injured employees quickly and safely back to full health and productivity. Plus special guest, Ergonomic and Occupational Rehab Specialist, Jessica Ogren! 11:00am - 1:00pm at the Freeborn County Historical Society Museum, 1031 Bridge Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007. Check-in starts at 10:30 and lunch is included. No cost to attend. Open to all Minnesota employers. Learn more at


Thursday, January 25, 2018
 – Minnesota Comp Advisor presents Big Changes in Pennsylvania Work Comp Law, a free webinar, Thursday, January 25 from 9:00am to 10:00am (Central Time). Work comp defense attorney Jill Gilden addresses how changes to Pennsylvania work comp law will significantly impact employers operating in the state. Register online at Open to all Minnesota employers.

Friday, February 9, 2018 – Mark Kraemer, Certified Work Comp Advisor, to present Experience Mod: The Key to Solving the Work Comp Puzzle at the 2018 Minnesota Association of School Business Officials (MASBO) Winter Conference in Brooklyn Park. Learn how your experience mod impacts how much you pay for work comp, plus steps you can take NOW to lower your mod and save big money on your work comp premium. Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Dr N, Brooklyn Park, MN. Register online at

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – Minnesota Comp Advisor presents Emerging Workers Compensation Trends in Your Aging Workforce. Seasoned Work Comp Attorney, Janet Monson, and Physical Therapist, Melissa Gill, DPT, address work comp issues employers face concerning older workers, how to deal with those new challenges, and avoid legal action. 8:30am - 10:00am at Southview Country Club, 239 Mendota Rd E, West St. Paul, MN 55118. Check-in and breakfast start at 8:00. No cost to attend. CE Credits Available for Janet's presentation. Open to all Minnesota employers.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – Minnesota Comp Advisor presents Recent Updates in Nebraska Work Comp Case Law, a free webinar, Wednesday, March 7 from 10:00am to 11:00am (Central Time). Work comp defense attorney Abigail Wenninghoff addresses how recent work comp case law updates in Nebraska impact employers operating in the state. Plus, discover how the decisions made by other states affect your work comp efforts in Minnesota. Register online at Open to all employers.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – Minnesota Comp Advisor presents Employer's Guide to General Liability, a free webinar, Wednesday, March 14 from 10:00am to 11:00am (Central Time). We’ve invited casualty defense attorney Bill McElligott from Illinois to address what is (and is not) covered by your General Liability insurance plus real life examples from our safety expert, Brian Plautz. Register online at Open to all employers.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - Traumatic Brain Injuries: the Lingering Impact of the Latest Work Comp Trend Minnesota Comp Advisor will be hosting a morning symposium featuring leading medical, legal, and work comp experts on traumatic head injuries in the workplace. 8:00am - 11:30am (registration and breakfast at 7:30am) at the Golden Valley Country Club. Call or email Mary Wells at 612-236-1771 or to register. No cost to attend, but space is limited. CE Credits Available. Open to All Minnesota Employers.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
 – Minnesota Comp Advisor presents Changes in Illinois Case Law, a free webinar, Thursday, April 19 from 10:00am to 11:00am (Central Time). Work comp defense attorney Peter Sink addresses how changes in Illinois work comp law impact employers operating in the state. Plus, discover how the decisions made by other states affect your work comp efforts in Minnesota. Register online at Open to all employers.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 – See you at the MASBO 2018 Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Duluth! Find Minnesota Comp Advisor at booth #5. Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), Thursday, May 10 from 1:30 – 3:30pm. Visit MASBO Conference Central to register

Thursday, May 17, 2018 – Minnesota Comp Advisor presents Make Work Comp Less Work: Discover the Advantages of Occupational Medicine & Certified Managed Care. 8:00am - 10:00am at Minnesota Occupational Health – Eagan, 1400 Corporate Center Curve, Suite 200, Eagan, MN 55121. Check-in and breakfast start at 7:30. No cost to attend. Open to all Minnesota employers.


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