This year's General Meeting features a captain's choice golf tournament (registration for golf is now CLOSED) for all ability levels on the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club's Gold Course (a classic Robert Trent Jones layout which recently underwent a one-year major renovation by his son, Rees Jones), a cocktail party (casual business attire), and an information-packed workers' compensation educational program (breakfast and lunch are included) featuring national and state experts and Virginia's three workers' compensation commissioners discussing in detail the following topics of importance to everyone involved with Virginia's workers' compensation system:
- The Current Status of the Presumptions that the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) will be Reviewing During their 2019 Study of Virginia's Workers' Compensation System; How Other States are Addressing Medical Conditions and Presumptions Involving Firefighters / Other Public Safety Employees; and a Detailed Look at Recent Programs Implemented in Georgia and Colorado.
- The Virginia General Assembly's Request to Reform the Statute of Limitations; Negotiations of Appointed Stakeholders; and Resulting Legislation: Why Employers Must Change Their Claims Handling Practices to Avoid Significant Monetary Exposure.
- Using Telemedicine in Virginia's Workers' Compensation System and How to Best Formulate and Maintain Your Panel of Physicians Considering Current Requirements and Medical Practice Developments.
- Updates from the Commission.
- Legislative Update.