Mark Your Calendar for the 2014 Annual Conference at Sunriver Resort!

October 1 - 3, 2014

The Agenda for the 2014 Annual Fall Conference includes another great line up of speakers, topics, entertainment and networking opportunities!  Mark your calendar so you don't miss a single minute!  The conference will offer sessions on:

  • Employee Emergency Response Team
  • Cyber Liability
  • Workers’ Comp Legislation  Round Table
  • Is the Exclusive Remedy of the OR Workers’ Compensation Act Under Threat?
  • Contracts & Purchasing
  • Records Retention
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • BYOD at Your Own Risk
  • Ergonomics and Worker’s Comp
  • Medical Marijuana  


Paralympic Cyclist and motivational speaker, Sam Kavanagh, will provide our key note session and the Thursday evening banquet will feature comedian, Milt Abel.

Watch check back soon for online registration. Please feel free to share this announcement with interested colleagues.


Room reservations at Sun River are the responsibility of the participants and can be made now by contacting Sun River Resort directly at 1-800-547-3922 to reserve a room. To receive the conference nightly room rate of $119 for a Lodge Village Guestroom, you must identify as an attendee of this event when making the reservation. There is a local tax of 8%, a resort fee of 15%/night, and a 1% state tax on the resort fee.  Please request any special room arrangements when making your reservation. Reservations made after September 10th will be subject to availability and the prevailing nightly room rate at the time. Check-in time is mid to late afternoon on the arrival date. Checkout time is 11am on the departure date. A valid credit card will be required at check-in.


What's New!

As the community in the small town of Oso, Washington, continues to deal with the devastating property and human losses from the March 22 landslide that hit it, some are turning their thoughts to the potential liability for the tragedy.  Could a local government have legal responsibility for a case such as this?  The following link provides some thought-provoking analysis:

Could county, loggers be liable in mudslide?

2014 Annual

Conference Sponsors (as of July 7, 2014)

We love our sponsors!  Thank you for your support!

Diamond Level - $5,000 or more

Brown & Brown Northwest

 Platinum Level - $2500 - $4999

Gold Level - $1500 - $2499

Apex/Global Intermediaries

 Silver Level - $800 - $1499

Bio-Med Testing Services


SAIF Corporation

Bronze Level - $799 or less

Garrett Hemann Robertson, PC

MacColl Busch Sato, PC




Our Mission

Our mission is to support and strengthen an effective, efficient public sector through the concepts and strategies of risk management.