The AMCOMP Annual Meeting provides top-tier education and networking with some of the leading professionals in workers compensation. This year's education program will feature the following sessions:
Dr. David A. Sampson, President & CEO of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America and former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce during the George W. Bush Administration. Dr. Sampson will be discussing the State of the Workers Compensation Industry.

John F. Finston, Esq., Partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath and former General Counsel and Deputy Insurance Commissioner for the State of California. Mr. Finston will discuss InsurTech investment, opportunities, and regulatory issues.

Jim Wrynn, Sr. Managing Director for FTI Consulting and former Superintendent of Insurance in the State of New York, and Gustavo Diaz, Vice President of Information Technology for Wright Specialty Insurance. Mr. Wrynn and Mr. Diaz will be presenting on Cybersecurity as it relates and affects the workers' compensation industry.

Bonnie Piacentino, Sr. Vice President of the PA & DE Compensation Rating Bureaus, will moderate a Rating Board Panel Discussion featuring Jeremy Attie, President & CEO of the NYCIRB, and Bill Mudge, President & CEO of WCIRB California.

Margaret Resce Milkint, Managing Partner of The Jacobson Group, will present the latest data and insights on “The Future Workforce” and how to position your company to excel in this new environment.

Daniel J. Hannon, Founder of Daniel J. Hannon & Associates (Rockville Centre, NY), will moderate a Fraud Panel featuring: Bob Balkenbush, Esq., of Thorndal Armstrong (Reno, NV)Mark Hamberger, Esq., of Hamberger & Weiss (Buffalo, NY)Dan Price, Esq., of Stone Loughlin & Swanson (Austin, TX)Mario Pecoraro of Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group (Albany, NY); and Robert Gordon, Vice President, Daniel J. Hannon & Associates (Rockville Centre, NY).

A high-level CEO panel consisting of Legends in the Workers Compensation Industry. This panel will be moderated by Don DeCarlo, Esq., WCP, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of AMCOMP. Panelists include: Neal Conolly, former CEO of New York State Insurance Fund and consultant to the Board of the State Insurance Compensation Fund of California (SCIF); Bill Fishlinger, founder and former CEO & Chairman of The Wright Insurance Group and current CEO & Chairman of Gramercy Risk Management; John Leonard, former CEO of MEMIC which was recently named Top Workers’ Compensation Company in the U.S. by ACORD; Thomas Phelan, President & CEO of Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company; and Matthew Zender, Vice President, AmTrust Financial Services. 

An engaging keynote by Joe Browne, who retired as the longest-serving employee of the National Football League. Mr. Browne will share stories, lessons, and challenges from his 50-year career with the NFL and from his time serving as the top advisor to Roger Goodell. 

Don't wait, register today and make your hotel reservations early as it is a busy time in Las Vegas with the opening round of March Madness. We appreciate your continued support and involvement in AMCOMP and look forward to the best Annual Meeting yet. Please continue reading below for more information about the meeting. All questions can be directed to Thomas Shovlin, AMCOMP Executive Director, at

The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held at The Venetian Las Vegas.  Please reserve your hotel room as soon as possible as this is a very popular time to be in Las Vegas and we expect our room block to sell out.

You can make reservations directly with The Venetian by visiting or calling The Venetian Reservation Center at (866) 659-9659 and mention our group code "RCOMP" to receive our discounted room rate. The deadline to reserve your room is Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

2018 AMCOMP Annual Meeting

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Hotel Information: The Venetian Las Vegas


March 15 & 16, 2018 | The Venetian | Las Vegas, NV