Panel Will Discuss Challenges Facing Temporary Staffing Companies at Work Comp Educational Conference

Moderating “Insomnia for Temporary Staffing?” is Lisa Abernathy, Risk Management and Programs Practice Leader for Wells Fargo Insurance Services.

Orlando, FL, July 13, 2012 --( It is hard for employers to rest easy when they are juggling employees, clients, regulations, competition, and the latest threat to their success. Executives involved with temporary staffing companies have their own reasons for insomnia. During a panel discussion at the August 19-23 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott, experts will share their insider’s view on what keeps them awake at night, and also offer their remedies for a restful sleep.

Moderating “Insomnia for Temporary Staffing?” is Lisa Abernathy, Risk Management and Programs Practice Leader for Wells Fargo Insurance Services. Panel members are Denise Sutton, owner of A.J. O’Neal & Associates in Tampa, and Corey Berghoefer, Vice President Risk Management at Randstad.

The session will be presented from 1:00 to 2:30 pm on Tuesday, August 21.

About WCEC & WCI
Now in its 67th year, the Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference (WCEC) is the must-attend event for C-level executives, risk managers, claims adjusters, insurers, and medical and legal experts. Presented by the Workers’ Compensation Institute (WCI), the conference offers attendees an extraordinary opportunity to connect with their peers and learn from nationally recognized experts. The website is

Ongoing registration for the 2012 gathering reflects the global perspective of the conference, with an expected 8,000 participants from over 35 states and a number of foreign countries. The conference itself has been expanded to four days to accommodate the several hundred speakers presenting discipline-specific programs, break-out sessions and CEU opportunities. Of particular interest are a National Trends’ program featuring three national medical directors; a Risk Managers’ break-out paneled by two insurance company presidents; and a two-day “Center for Excellence: The Study of Medical Cost Drivers in Workers’ Compensation,” sponsored by Liberty Mutual. Additionally, more than 300 exhibitors will present information on their products and services.

The 2012 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held August 19-23 at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

The WCI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization that serves as a comprehensive resource to all members of the workers’ compensation community. The WCI is an outgrowth of the long-established Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute. FWCI remains in existence under the WCI umbrella and continues its Florida focus, while the national organization provides a broader outreach across all states.
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Joan Collier