Thursday, July 30
9:00 - 9:30 AM
Conversation: Fairness, Equity and Justice in the Workplace
Following the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that Title VII prohibits discrimination against LGBTQ employees in the workplace, former Commissioner of the EEOC, Chai Feldblum will discuss a range of equity, fairness, and justice issues within the workplace and how to create respectful, diverse, and inclusive environments.
Patricia Lee Refo, President-Elect, American Bar Association
Chai Feldblum, Director of Workplace Culture Consulting at Morgan Lewis
12:00 - 12:30 PM
Conversation: Online Courts and the Future of Justice
Richard Susskind is the world's most cited authority on the future of legal services. The author of books such as “The Future of Law,” “The End of Lawyers? Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services,” and the recent “Online Courts and the Future of Justice” will discuss how technology will transform litigation and provide solutions to the global access to justice problem.
Judy Perry Martinez, President, American Bar Association
Richard Susskind, Author, Speaker, and Independent Adviser to International Professional Firms and National Governments
4:30 - 5:00 PM
Conversation: Climate Change and Environmental Justice
Kit DesLauriers, National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year in 2015 and environmental advocate, will look at the many facets of climate change and the intersection of environmental justice, as well as the legal and moral implications that accompany these issues.
Karen Mignone, Director of Sustainability, Qualus, Arrowsic, ME
Kit DesLauriers, American Ski-Mountaineer and Environmental Advocate