Q. What sets SEAK apart?
A. Our conference is interdisciplinary, permitting professionals of many professions and disciplines to interact with and learn from one another. In addition, we feature very highly credentialed speakers who are leaders in their fields
Q. Is late June a good time to be on the Cape?
A. Late June is an ideal time to be on the Cape. You will enjoy all the benefits of summer, but with fewer crowds, less traffic and lower hotel rates.
Q. What do you do differently to you ensure that your presentations are bias free?
A. Unlike other conferences, we don’t attempt to manage or mitigate/disclose speakers with conflicts of interest – we exclude them.
Q. Do you offer any discounts on tuition?
A. Yes. Early registration discounts of up to $200/per person are available. In addition, we offer a 20% discount for two or more people registering together from the same company. You can save up to 33% if you register early and bring a colleague.
Q. What are my lodging options beyond the site hotel?
A. As a tourist destination, the Hyannis area has numerous alternative lodging options for different tastes and budgets. Hyannis features national chains such as Holiday Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Doubletree, Fairfield Inn and Suites, Comfort Inn as well as numerous independent inns, hotels and bed and breakfasts. Since our dates are not over weekends there is typically wide lodging availability.
Q. Who will I be able to network with at the conference?
A. The diversity of our conference is one of our strengths. Typical attendees are anyone interested in reducing workers’ compensation costs and improving employee health along with their employer’s bottom line. This includes occupational physicians and nurses, risk managers, attorneys, executives, case managers, insurers, employers, TPAs, adjusters, etc. We also will have numerous exhibitors at the conference.
Q. What are my options for getting to the Cape?
A. There are many. You can drive from anywhere in the Northeast, fly in to major airports in Boston or Providence (70 and 80 miles respectively) and rent a car, or connect into Hyannis’ own regional airport. There is even bus service from Boston if you prefer not to rent a car.
Q. Will I have time to get out and enjoy the Cape?
A. Yes. Our sessions start early each day so that they can end between 3:40 and 4:40 in the afternoon. This will allow you several hours of daylight (sunset is around 8pm in July) to enjoy the Cape, as well as every evening.
Q. Do you offer continuing education credit?
A. Yes. Credits are available for many specialties, please see page 4 of the brochure.
Q. What if I have additional questions about the conference? Who can I speak with?
A. You may call our president, Steve Babitsky on his direct line 508-548-9443 and he will be pleased to speak with you.