EVENTS & CLE

Schedule

Wednesday, November 13

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Registration

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM | Plenary: Control: Establishing Respect & Authority in the Federal Trial Courts

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Welcome Reception

Thursday, November 14

7:00 AM – 4:30 PM | Registration

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM |  Mental Health and Wellness Activity

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM |  Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM |  Welcome Remarks

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM |  Plenary: We May Have Come a Long Way Baby ... But Miles To Go

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM |  Networking Break

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM |  WAC Breakout:  Women Litigators in The Age of Implicit Bias

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM | WISL Breakout: New Girls on the Block

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM |  Networking Lunch (Ticketed Event) $ 65

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM |  Plenary: How to Balance a Successful (and Stressful) Career with Greater Personal Well-Being

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM |  WIN Breakout: Hindsight is 2020: How Lessons from the Past will Inform Coverage Litigation in 2020

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | WISL Breakout:  Defending and Managing Cyber Security Threats: Lessons Learned from the Year's Biggest Breaches

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM |  Networking Break

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM | WAC Breakout: What Keeps Your CCO Up At Night? Managing Compliance Risk in an Age of Regulatory Change

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM | WIPL Breakout: Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives: How are They Changing the Mindset and Actions of Women in Product Liability?

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM | Networking Break

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM |  Plenary: Getting Into the Mind of Jurors: What They Think May Surprise You

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM |  An Evening at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (Ticketed Event $100) White Attire Suggested

Friday, November 15

6:30 AM – 3:30 PM | Registration

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM | Mental Health and Wellness Activity

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM | Breakfast

8:00 AM –  9:15 AM | Plenary: At the Top of Their Game: Women at the Podium

9:15 AM –  9:30 AM | Networking Break

9:30 AM  – 10:45 AM | Plenary: Men in the Mix: How a Few Good Men Can Help Advance Women Lawyers

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM | Networking Break

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM | Plenary: You're Not in Kansas Anymore: What Litigators Need to Do Differently When Acting as Advocates in Arbitration

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM | Keynote Luncheon with Linda T. Coberly (Ticketed Event: $100)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | WIN Breakout: For Whom The Statutes Toll: Developments in Liabilities and Potential Insurance For Sexual Abuse Claims

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | WIPL Breakout: Sending the Elevator Back Down

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM | Networking Break

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM | Plenary: Taking the High Road: How Women Advocates Can Ethically Deal with Bullies Who Don't Play by the Rules