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Presented By: Taft Law, Brady Ware and Hylant Group

Type of Event: Conference

Duration: 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Location: The Mandalay

Address: 2700 East River Road
 Dayton, OH 45439

Registration and Lunch: 12:00 p.m.-12:40 p.m.
Conference: 12:40 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

RSVP by emailing kkitchen@taftlaw.com or 937.641.1750.

The seminar costs $35.00 per person and includes lunch and the cocktail reception The seminar is pending approval for SHRM and OCLIB credits.

About the Presenters
State of the Construction Industry

Keynote Speaker: Tom Haverkos, President, Danis Building Construction Company

Tom has been in the construction industry for 36 years. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati and holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and Associate Degree in Civil Engineering. He is a member of ASHE. He has been with Danis since 1984 and now leads the company as its President.

Are your accounting systems ready to handle the new revenue recognition standards?
Speaker: Todd Roberts

Todd Roberts will walk you through the changes you need to prepare for the new changes.

Surety Bond Industry Update and Emerging Products
Speaker: Joel Speckman

Joel Speckman has 18 years’ experience as a bond underwriter and branch manager for several leading surety companies and 6 years with a major international surety brokerage firm. Joel is a member of the Chicago Building Congress, Construction Financial Management Association and the Surety Associations of Illinois and Michigan.

Substance Abuse Testing - The Marijuana Challenge with OSHA Implications
Speaker: Bob Dunlevey

One of the hottest topics in HR today.

Is Ohio Trending Toward Insurance Coverage for Defective Work?
Speaker: Lowell Woods

Lowell Woods will take you through the Ohio Northern University v. Charles Construction Services, Inc. case.

Recent Updates in U.S. Immigration and Tips for Compliance
Speaker: Jennifer Snead

Immigration is a hot topic – Jennifer Snead talks about ways to ensure your company has proper work authorization procedures in place.

New Rules on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors, Wage and Hour Update and Trump’s Changes for the Department of Labor
Speaker: Jeff Mullins

Jeff Mullins will discuss how government contractors in the construction industry are impacted by new rules providing paid sick leave for covered employees, the most common wage and hour mistakes made by contractors and how the Trump Administration is changing the face of the Department of Labor.

Effectively Managing Workers’ Compensation Claim Costs
Speaker: Jennifer Hann Harrison

Jennifer Harrison will help you explore how to reduce workers’ compensation claim costs, including when (and when not to) pay salary continuation, effective light duty job offers, and how to reduce costs when a worker is injured by a third party.

Construction Reform/Statehouse Developments
Speaker: Valerie Dahlberg

Valerie Dahlberg is Legislative Director of the Subcontractors Association of Western Ohio located in Columbus, OH.  She is very actively involved in working for  construction reform related to construction delivery methods, contracts and procedures. She will bring you up to date on what the Statehouse has in mind for our industry.



About Danis Building Construction Company
Founded in 1916, Danis serves the Midwest and Southeast regions of our country, with five offices in Ohio, North Carolina and Florida. Specializing in public and private building and industrial projects, Danis offers expertise in construction management, general construction, design/build and build-to-suit lease-back.

About Brady Ware
Construction companies choose Brady Ware for their accounting and financial management needs. With more than 60 years of experience in serving the construction industry, Brady Ware’s experienced CPAs speak the language of contractors, builders, developers, and owners.  The firm combines unparalleled tax, audit and advisory expertise with industry-specific knowledge to guide clients through the complex financial and tax issues they face in today’s market. Brady Ware is located in Dayton and Columbus, Ohio; Atlanta, Georgia; and Richmond, Indiana.

About Hylant Group 
Since 1935, Hylant has provided some of the most competitive and strategic insurance solutions to businesses including the construction industry. As one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in the United States, Hylant is committed to delivering exceptional long term results through customized insurance and risk management programs. Hylant’s nationwide Construction Team is dedicated to managing the unique exposures found in construction operations. Its strategically crafted plans for its clients blend risk management, insurance and surety approaches. Hylant’s construction specialists are dedicated to building solutions to manage the unique exposures found in construction operations.

About Taft Stettinius & Hollister Law 
With over 400 attorneys in nine offices and six states, the Taft Team serves a wide array of general and specialty construction contractors in all facets of construction law.  Partners are affiliated with the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law Division which is comprised of attorneys emphasizing construction law. Since 1885, it has capably met the needs of its construction clients offering services in corporate, environmental, labor and employment, OSHA, workers’ compensation, real estate, and construction law, as well as construction claims litigation. Taft attorneys from Dayton and Cincinnati will address multiple topics in a fast paced presentation.

About Subcontractors Association of Western Ohio 
The Subcontractors Association of Western Ohio consists of all types of construction subcontractors. It is the industry voice for improving the business environment in the construction industry representing its members before all branches and levels of government and before users of subcontractor services. It also promotes good business practices and business ethics.

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