From the President’s Desk

J. Michael Vittoria

Director of Benefits
Lifespan Health & Benefits

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Welcome to the DMEC New England chapter, serving absence management professionals in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. We invite you attend one of our upcoming events, and we look forward to working with employers from a variety of industries to deliver quality-packed programs and educational information.

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.



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


We offer three meetings per year, providing education around a variety of disability and absence management topics.

Employers and suppliers are welcome. Employers are typically represented by professionals from employee benefits, absence management, integrated disability, wellness and productivity, case or risk management, safety, and workers’ compensation.


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

Meeting sites vary between two venues. Two meetings are held at the Liberty Mutual Training Center in Weston, Massachusetts, which is located at the crossroads of I-90 and I-95/128. One meeting each year is held in Portland, ME to reach a wider audience.


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

  • DMEC members*: $25
  • Nonmembers: $35

*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.