11th Annual Nevada Workers' Compensation Educational Conference

The Basics:

When: Thursday - Friday, September 7th - 8th, 2023

Where: Tuscany Suites and Casino

             255 E Flamingo Rd

             Las Vegas, Nevada 89169  


The Nevada Department of Business and Industry, Division of Industrial Relations, Workers’ Compensation Section, and the International Workers' Compensation Foundation are jointly sponsoring an Educational Conference which is unique in Nevada. The goal of this conference is to educate those who participate in the Nevada workers' compensation system regarding current rules, procedures, policies and forms and to provide an opportunity for dialogue among these participants.


All employers, employees, insurance adjusters and agents, self-insurers, third-party administrators, safety and human resource managers, injured workers and attorneys, health care organizations, managed care organizations, researchers, medical providers and vocational rehabilitation counselors are encouraged to attend.


    Call for Presenters:

    The State of Nevada Division of Industrial Relations is looking for speaker submissions for our 11th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference.  Speakers should be engaging and knowledgeable of the proposed topic as it relates to the workers' compensation system.  Anticipated attendance is 300 people, consisting of health care providers, employers, attorneys, insurance adjusters, and other industry professionals.


    Sessions can be scheduled for 45, 60, or 75 minutes, to include both presentation and question and answer period.  Single presenters or panels of up to four presenters are permitted.  Presentation rooms will include a laptop, projector, screen, and microphones.


    Presentation submissions should be sent to wcsedutng@dir.nv.gov and are due by Friday, March 31, 2023.  Submissions should include the name(s) of presenter(s) and a summary of the topic(s) to be discussed.  Presenters may submit more than one presentation topic.

    •          All content presented must be factual, and statistics should be cited and current.

    •          All copyright permissions must be in place before submission.

    •          Presentations must not include solicitations on behalf of an individual, vendor, product, or commercial activity.


    PowerPoint Presentations are preferred and, if selected, MUST be submitted by Friday, August 18, 2023.

      Interested in Attending?

      Registration will open in the coming months!


      What to Expect:

       Past conference topics included:

      - Best Practices for Audits
      - Workplace Violence: A Risk Management Approach to Protecting the Workplace
      - Return to Work and Effective Communication with Treating Physicians
      - Ethical Administration & Litigation of Claims in a Changing Workers' Compensation Environment
      - The Making of a Claimant Fraud Criminal Referral
      - Workers' Compensation Adjuster Licensing
      - What is Worker Misclassification?


      Exhibitors and Sponsors:

      There will be exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities available through our partnership with the International Workers' Compensation Foundation (IWCF) once conference registration opens.