From the Presidents’ Desk

Anna Hewell

Large Group Analyst and Compliance Director
Turner, Wood & Smith Insurance

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Welcome to the DMEC Georgia (Greater Atlanta) chapter. We invite you to join us at one of our upcoming events. Our meetings focus on providing education and networking opportunities for absence and disability management professionals in the greater Atlanta area.

We are actively seeking meeting partners to support our chapter at a grassroots level. If your company is interested in becoming a meeting partner, please contact us at to discuss further.

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If you’d like to receive email invitations for upcoming chapter meetings, please contact us at and request to be added to the chapter mailing list.

Chapter Sponsored By

Lincoln FInancial Group

If you don’t see an upcoming event listed, please check back. Meetings are added throughout the year.


Our meetings are held in the late afternoon. Meeting times may vary slightly, but the typical program schedule is as follows:

  • 1:30 pm: Registration & networking
  • 2:00-4:00 pm: Presentation
  • 4:00-4:30 pm: Additional networking

We invite you to share meeting information with your absence, disability, and leave management colleagues (human resources, case or risk management, legal, safety, benefits, etc.).


All DMEC chapter meetings qualify for CPDM CEUs. Pick up a CPDM CEU reporting form at the close of each meeting. Any other CEUs provided for the meeting will be listed on the event details page.

Meeting Location

To benefit professionals throughout the region, we hold events at a variety of venues. Check the event details page for location information.


Fees may vary for special events or longer meetings, but registration fees are typically:

  • DMEC members*: $30
  • Nonmembers: $40

*All employees of a DMEC member organization enjoy a variety of benefits, including reduced chapter fees.

Please register online for each event. You can pay by credit card or select the “Pay by Check Onsite” option. If paying by check, please bring a check (or cash) to the meeting for the full registration fee. Checks can be made payable to DMEC.

Substitutions and Cancellations

Substitutions are accepted; however, these must be made by the RSVP date indicated on the event details page. To make a substitution, contact or 800.789.3632, ext. 101.

Cancellation for a refund is required by the RSVP date indicated on the event details page. To request a refund, contact or 800.789.3632, ext. 101.


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Upon request, a receipt is provided at the meeting. Members can download a receipt by logging into their DMEC Account. Select “My Account”, then “Orders”. Select the specific order and print.