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2019 SIDES Seminar

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2019 SIDES Seminar
April 2 - 4, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee

The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) Seminar is a gathering for state workforce members, employers and third party administrators (TPAs) to discuss current and developing trends in the unemployment program and how SIDES can be used to enhance integrity measures, streamline claims processing and reduce agency costs.

The SIDES Seminar will begin Tuesday, April 2nd with Bootcamp from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Official kickoff of the Seminar will be Wednesday, April 3rd through Thursday, April 4th, from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. There is NO COST to attend any of the SIDES Seminar sessions. Additionally, there will be NASWA Policy Committee meetings held during the week. 

The Seminar and additional meetings will take place at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

2019 SIDES Seminar Schedule

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2019 SIDES Seminar Presentations

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

NASWA UI SIDES Overview

Session: SIDES Bootcamp: This is How We Roll | Tuesday April 2, 2019 | 1:00 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Abbott, Jamie -

Fundamentals of Unemployment Insurance

Session: Let’s Talk About the (BTQ) Blues: Understanding Unemployment Fundamentals | Tuesday April 2, 2019 | 2:45 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Vanek, Maridale - National Association of State Workforce Agencies

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Walk the Line

Session: I Walk the Line: Attracting Attention Online the Right Way | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 9:15 AM
Presenter(s):
  • Hoffmeier, Hank -

Determination Quality - USDOL

Session: Let Me Tell Ya the Story: Exploring Discharges | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 10:45 AM
Presenter(s):
  • Edens, Candace - USDOL Office of Unemployment Insurance, Employment and Training Administration (ETA)

Georgia’s SIDES Marketing Initiatives

Session: Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About: SIDES Employer Outreach | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 10:45 AM
Presenter(s):
  • Beckwith, Denise - Georgia Department of Labor

Montana UI eServices for Employers

Session: Portals for Employer Mortals: Exploring Online Services | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 10:45 AM
Presenter(s):
  • Ernst, Jeffrey - Nebraska Department of Labor
  • Benjamin, Corena - Montana Department of Labor and Industry

Responding to Voluntary Quits

Session: These Boots Are Made for Walking: Responding to Voluntary Quits | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 1:00 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Edens, Candace - USDOL Office of Unemployment Insurance, Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
  • Carboni, Renee - New Hampshire Employment Security
  • Bowen, Kris - Washington State Employment Security Department

State Claim Processing - Michigan

Session: Suspicious Minds: State Claim Processing | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 2:30 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Kratz, Kristine - Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development

State Claim Processing - Utah

Session: Suspicious Minds: State Claim Processing | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 2:30 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Whitney, Julianne - Utah Department of Workforce Services

State Claim Processing - Virginia

Session: Suspicious Minds: State Claim Processing | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 2:30 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Walton, William - Virginia Employment Commission

LinkedIn - Let's Take a Ride

Session: Let's Take a Ride: Economic Graph Project | Wednesday April 3, 2019 | 4:00 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Williams, Nate - LinkedIn Corporation

Thursday, April 4, 2019

NASWA Update - April 2019

Session: NASWA Update & SIDES Awards | Thursday April 4, 2019 | 8:30 AM
Presenter(s):
  • Golombek, Ellen - National Association of State Workforce Agencies

Including SIDES in Modernization - North Carolina

Session: Let's Straighten it Out: Including SIDES in Modernization | Thursday April 4, 2019 | 1:00 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Alexander, Wanda - North Carolina Department of Commerce - Division of Employment Security

Including SIDES in Modernization - Wyoming

Session: Let's Straighten it Out: Including SIDES in Modernization | Thursday April 4, 2019 | 1:00 PM
Presenter(s):
  • Pesek, Trish - Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
  • Ramsey, Derek - Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

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