Systemwide Risk Management


Conference Summary (subject to change)

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CSURMA Meetings (Open public meetings for committee and board members)  
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CSURMA EC Meeting Balboa Room
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CSURMA BOD Meeting California Ballroom
  * For information on CSURMA meetings, please contact Mimi Long at  
CSU WERCS Affinity Group Meetings (Meetings for group members)  
2:00 - 4:00 pm EHS Group Meeting Calaveras
5:30 - 6:30 pm RM Group Meeting Granada
1:00 - 2:00 pm BC Group Meeting Hermosa
2:00 - 2:30 pm BC / EM Combined Group Meeting Hermosa
2:30 - 3:30 pm EM Group Meeting Hermosa
3:00 - 5:00 pm WC Group Meeting Fresno
  * For information on CSU WERCS Affinity Group meetings, please contact Rebecca Skidmore at  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open Foyer
8:00 am - 9:30 am Breakfast California Ballroom
9:30 am - 10:30 am Opening Session - Telling Our Story: Advocating for the CSU (Nichole Munoz-Murillo, Office of Advocacy & State Relations) California Ballroom
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break  
10:45 am - 12:00 Noon General Session - The Wedge (Gerry Preciado, Bickmore) California Ballroom
12:00 Noon - 1:30 pm Luncheon Session - The Top Ten Employment Mistakes in the University Workplace (Framroze Virjee, OGC) California Ballroom
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CONCURRENT SESSION - 1
  It's No Minor Issue: Taking Responsibility for Programs with Children on Your Campus (Amy Thomas, Douglas Dawes & James Strong, CSU Stanislaus; Candace Collins, Praesidium) Calaveras
  Bridging the Gap: Developing a Mutual Aid Agreement to Support Counseling Centers in Response to Traumatic Incidents (Ana Aguayo-Bryant, CO) Granada
  Maximizing the CSAC-EIA Training Resources (Michael Fleming, CSAC-EIA) Hermosa
  Coordination of Leave Benefits: IDL, WC, NDI, FMLA (Beth Ryan & Delta Williams, CO; Kevin Mackey, CSUS; Jennifer Acfalle, SDSU; Trisha Ramos & Heather Cain, SSU; Nora Johnson & Pliny Reynolds, State Controller's Office) Fresno
Focus Group (1:30-2:15) Policy Group EOC Training (Frank Castro-Wehr, Witt O'Brien's) Balboa
Focus Group (2:15-3:00) EOC / COOP Integration (Frank Castro-Wehr, Witt O'Brien's) Balboa
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Refreshment Break Foyer
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm CONCURRENT SESSION - 2
  Special Events Resource Guide - SERG Project (Joe Risser, Risk Management Design) Calaveras
  CSU Systemwide Emergency Response - Communications (Frank Castro-Wehr & Matt Stanley, Witt O'Brien's) Granada
  Library North Property Loss (Kevin Brady, CSULA; David Warters & Tom Stufft, Belfor; Bob Frey, Alliant) Hermosa
  Delving into the Root Cause of the Workers' Compensation Claim (Jeff Rush, JPIA; De Ann Wagner, York) Fresno
Focus Group (3:30-4:15) Property / Fine Arts Insurance (Daniel Howell & Rob Leong, Alliant) Balboa
Focus Group (4:15-5:00) Rating Plans (Daniel Howell & Rob Leong, Alliant) Balboa
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CSU WERCS EC Meeting Balboa
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception Sierra Ballroom (16th Floor)
  Dinner on Your Own  
  *Dining discounts & map (PDF)  
8:00 am - 2:30 pm Registration Open Foyer
8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast California Ballroom
9:00 am - 10:30 am CONCURRENT SESSION - 3
  Safety Strategies for International Programs (Leo Van Cleve, CO; Gary Rhodes, CSUDH) Calaveras
  The Northridge Earthquake: 22 Years Later, Are There Lessons To Be Learned? (Mark Crase, CO Retired) Granada
  Dealing with the New OSHA Landscape (Dick Monod de Froideville, OSHA) Hermosa
  Successful Management of Risks and Responses in Return to Work and Disability Accommodation Requests in the Workplace (Marc Leibowitz, Laughlin Falbo Levy & Moresi; Robert Cutbirth, Tucker Ellis) Fresno
Focus Group (9:00-10:30) UC Centers of Excellence (Brent Cooley, UC; Zachary Gifford, CO) Balboa
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break  
10:45 am - 12:00 Noon CONCURRENT SESSION - 4
  Faculty Perceptions of Managing Risks (Jody Van Leuven, CSUSB) Calaveras
  Sexual Incident Investigations on Campus (Pamela Thomason, CO) Granada
  How to Win Advocates and Influence the Masses Through Collaboration, Persuasion & Presentation (Regina Frasca, CSUSM; Janette de la Rosa Ducut, UC Riverside) Hermosa
  Test Your Workers' Compensation Knowledge (Cindy Parker & Patricia Daniels, Sedgwick; Jacki Graf, Alliant) Fresno
Focus Group (10:45-12:00) CSURMA / AORMA 101-201 (Rob Leong & Mimi Long, Alliant) Balboa
12:00 Noon - 1:15 pm Lunch - Closing Remarks and Opportunity Drawings (must be present to win) California Ballroom
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Closing Session - CSU-CCC-UC Collaborations and Other Initiatives (Mike Redmond, CO) California Ballroom