2017 NAOHP/Ryan Associates 31st National Conference

October 16-18, 2017

Intercontinental Hotel
Chicago, Illinois


This year’s National Conference is definitely one event that you will NOT WANT TO MISS!

Comments from last year’s NAOHP National Conference 

  • It was great with many useful topics
  • Great learning experience
  • Excellent conference!
  • Nothing better than NAOHP for learning more about occupational health!
  • It was a wonderful experience
  • Excellent resource presentations and speakers
  • Very good!  The sessions were great.
  • Networking, and educational sessions – fabulous.
  • Always valuable and keeps me up to date with current occupational health trends
  • Walked away with a lot of great ideas to implement
  • Better than most of the other association conferences
  • Best networking receptions I have ever been to!
  • Have been attending for years, and each time I learn something new!
  • I learned some new techniques on selling occupational health.


Keynote   Larry Boress, President & CEO of the Midwest Business Group on Health, and Executive Director of the National Association of Worksite Health Centers.

Learn how public and private employers are offering new and innovative services to their covered populations to improve health, reduce costs and increase access to services.

Monday - October 16 (7am-5pm)

Special Session   "From the Employers’ Perspective" - Hear What Employers are Really Looking For!

Special Session   Panel of Industry Employers & Occupational Health Professionals

Track 1   Topics with an “Employer Focus” (4 sessions) (Including Direct Contracting, OSHA, DOT, Broker Relationships)

Track 2    Blending Urgent Care & Occupational Health (4 sessions) (Including Reimbursement Issues)

Track 3    Workplace Health Concerns (4 sessions) (Topics Including: Fatigue, Mental Health, Recreational Marijuana) 

Networking Reception (5-7pm) with occupational health & related professionals and be entertained by Jim Bulanda. He is a singer who is most famous and appreciated for his impressions of Dean Martin and of course, the 'Chairman of the Board,' Frank Sinatra.

Tuesday - October 17 (7am-5pm)

Track 4   Future Trends in Occupational Health (4 sessions) (Telemed, Functional Med, Travel Med & more)

Track 5   Ideas for Optimizing Your Program (4 sessions) (Benchmarking, Certification, Performance Metrics)

Track 6   Occupational Health & Beyond (4 sessions) (Population Health, Wellness Portal Innovations & more)

Track 7   Potential Challenges for the Future (4 sessions) (Lyme Disease, Opioids in Workplace & more)

Track 8   The "Other" Essential Topics (4 sessions) (Best Practices of Employee Health, Staying Ahead of the Competition)

Track 9   Topics Specific to your Program Size (4 sessions)

SPECIAL SESSION   Opioids in the Workplace

Networking Reception (5-7pm) Relax/enjoy/more networking and have some fun "Great Gatsby" Theme

Wednesday - October 18 (7am-Noon)

Special Session   Town Hall Forum with the NAOHP Board

 Track 10   The New Era of Occupational Health Sales & Marketing (Learn How to Promote your services successfully)   

Track 11    The "CORE"  Program of Occupational Health & Certification (Learn the Essentials of Occupational Health)

  • Giving you new concepts on how to reach your clients, what the employers are really looking for!
  • Offering ideas to both large AND small programs- tools to help you enhance your existing program
  • How to incorporate occupational health into existing urgent care business
  • How to successfully market your services
  • How to build lasting relationships with your clients- not just sell them a service
  • Expanded Exhibitor Hours to 2 days
  • New topics of focus will be added to this year's conference

You Want to Learn About Occupational Health, and How to Stay Ahead of Your Competition?


Two Options of Booking Hotel Reservation:

  • Online:  This link will allow you to book, modify and cancel your reservations    https://goo.gl/EuBvZG
  • Call the Intercontinental Hotel directly at 1-800-628-2112   OR   (312-944-4100 for International Calls) and identify yourself as a participant of the NAOHP-Ryan Associates Annual Meeting (or group code NQX).

Book Your Hotel Reservations for the NAOHP Conference in October, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago

Block of Rooms Have Been Reserved at Special Rate for NAOHP/Ryan Associates- these will go fast.

Intercontinental Hotel

October 16-18, 2017

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