Expert from The Standard to Present at DMEC Annual Conference

David Setzkorn, national practice leader — absence management for The Standard, is presenting at the 2018 Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference. Held Aug. 6-9 at the Hilton Austin, the conference will feature discussions around the complex and rapidly changing landscape of leave and disability management.

Setzkorn will be part of a preconference workshop, Beyond Benchmarking: Creating Value Beyond the Numbers. The discussion will walk attendees through the steps for establishing benchmarking data that is meaningful for their organizations and discuss best practices for evaluating both the data and other factors to determine how well programs are performing.

  • Beyond Benchmarking: Creating Value Beyond the Numbers
    • Speakers:
      • Deborah Labonar, Ph.D., Senior Director, Absence Analytics, ReedGroup
      • David Setzkorn, MBA, CPCU, CPM, National Practice Leader, The Standard
      • Suzanne Wilson, Vice President, Reporting & Analytics, Matrix Absence Management
    • Aug. 6, 2018
    • 9-10 a.m.
    • Hilton Austin, 500 E 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701

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If you would like to speak to Setzkorn about this presentation or the topic of benchmarking, please contact Katharine Foley at

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