Day 1:  Wednesday, January 27

3:45 PM

ANNUAL MEETING OPENS TO ATTENDEES

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

4:00 - 4:30 PM

WELCOME REMARKS | PRESIDENT & CEO ADDRESS

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ALLEN WAXMAN

President & CEO | CPR Institute

4:30 - 5:00 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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DANA BASH

CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent

5:00 - 5:30 PM

MEET OUR SPONSORS’ RISING ADR STARS!

5:30 - 6:30 PM

ANNUAL CPR AWARDS CEREMONY

CPR Partner of the Year

Outstanding Student Article Award

Outstanding Book Award

Outstanding Professional Article Award 

Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in ADR Award

6:30 -7:30 PM

VIRTUAL TRIVIA AND NETWORKING BY TEAMBUILDING™

 

Day 2: Thursday, January 28

9:45 AM

ANNUAL MEETING OPENS TO ATTENDEES

CARLOS HERNANDEZ

Retired Chief Executive Officer, Fluor

10:00 - 10:30 AM

PRESENTATION AND Q&A WITH AM21 CO-CHAIR

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Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion

10:30 - NOON

MANAGING EXTRAORDINARY RISK: CREATIVE APPROACHES TO “BET THE COMPANY” CRISES

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MODERATOR:

SCOTT PARTRIDGE

General Counsel & Senior Vice President | Bayer

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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KENNETH FEINBERG

Founder, Law Offices of Kenneth R. Feinberg

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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HONORABLE CHARLES R. BREYER

Senior District Judge
United States District Court, CD CA

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LANA VARNEY

Partner, King & Spalding

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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BOB CHLOPAK

Founding Partner, CLS Strategies

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MICHAEL KRAMER 

Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Ducera Partners LLC

Panel presented in cooperation with a Premier ADR Partner Level Sponsor
Premier ADR Partner

12:00 - 1:00 PM

LUNCH WITH THE GENERAL: 
Leading In Conflict – Lessons Learned by General Jim Mattis

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GENERAL JAMES MATTIS

Senior Counselor, The Cohen Group
Secretary of Defense (2017-2018)
Commander, US Central Command (2010-2013)
Commander, US Joint Forces Command (2007-2010)
Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (2007-2009)

1:00 - 1:15 PM

BREAK

1:15 - 2:15 PM

EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF ADR: THE CASE FOR CONFLICT PREVENTION AND RISK MANAGEMENT

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MODERATOR:

LOREN BROWN

Partner, Global and US Co-Chair, Litigation Practice

DLA Piper

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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T. REED STEPHENS

Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP

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LAURA ROBERTSON

Deputy General Counsel, Litigation, Arbitration and IP
ConocoPhillips

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MEGAN WESTERBERG

Assistant General Counsel
Eisai US

2:15 - 3:30 PM

GREAT IDEA – HOW DO WE DO IT?  LIVE SIMULATION

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MODERATOR:

NOAH J. HANFT

Co-Founder | Acumen ADR
Arbitrator, Mediator, ADR Advisor

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STEVEN M. BIERMAN

Partner
Sidley

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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KIMBERLY CACCAVARO

Counsel (Director)
General Motors

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SASHE DIMITROFF

Partner
BakerHostetler

Panel presented in cooperation with a Premier ADR Partner Level Sponsor
Premier ADR Partner
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DEBORAH HYLTON

Arbitrator, Mediator
Hylton ADR

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KIMBERLY MANEY

Assistant General Counsel, Head Global Contracting Organization
GSK

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PILAR RAMOS

General Counsel
North America at Mastercard

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MYRA SELBY

Partner

Ice Miller

3:30 - 3:45 PM

BREAK

3:45 - 4:45 PM

ETHICAL CHALLENGES IN ARBITRATION

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MODERATOR:

DEBORAH GREENSPAN

Partner
BlankRome

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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DANA WELCH

Arbitrator/Mediator
Welch ADR

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ADOLFO JIMENEZ

Partner

Holland & Knight

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DAVID PRYCE

Founding Partner
Fenchurch Law (UK)

4:45 - 5:00 PM

DAY 2 CLOSING REMARKS

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ELLEN PARKER

Senior Vice President
CPR Institute

5:00 - 6:00 PM

LIVE PERFORMANCE

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REID UMSTADDT

 Singer, Songwriter, Musician 

The Voice Season 14 favorite contestant

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Day 3: Friday, January 29

9:45 AM

ANNUAL MEETING OPENS TO ATTENDEES

10:00 - 10:15 AM

OPENING REMARKS

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KIMBERLY PHILLIPS

General Counsel, Global Litigation

Shell Oil Company

10:15 - 11:30 AM

SNEAK PEEK AT UPCOMING DISPUTE PREVENTION TRAINING

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JOAN STEARNS JOHNSEN

Senior Legal Skills Professor
University of Florida, Levin School of Law

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ANDREA KUPFER SCHNEIDER

Professor of Law
Marquette University Law School

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NOAM EBNER

Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Creighton University

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ALYSON CARREL

Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director
Center on Negotiation and Mediation
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

BEST PRACTICES FOR ADDRESSING AND RESOLVING WORKPLACE DISPUTES

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MODERATOR:

KIMBERLY LUNETTA

Of Counsel
Morgan Lewis & Bockius

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WAYNE OUTTEN

Chair and Founding Partner
Outten & Golden LLP

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ALFRED FELIU

Feliu Neutral Services LLC

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CHERYL M. MANLEY

Senior Vice President
Associate General Counsel - Employment Law
Charter Communications

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ANDREW J. WEISSLER

Partner, The Link Virtual Office
Husch Blackwell

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion

12:30 - 1:30 PM

BREAK & BROWN BAG NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 - 2:30 PM

HOT TOPICS IN ADR AND YEAR END WRAP UP

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ANA REYES

Partner | Williams & Connolly

MODERATOR:

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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J. MICHAEL MCNUTT

Senior Litigation Advisory & Of Counsel

Lazareff Le Bars

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YVETTE OSTOLAZA

Partner

Sidley

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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THOMAS J. ROBERTS

Chief Counsel, Litigation

Boeing Defense, Space & Security

2:30 - 3:30 PM

TIME TO MOVE THE NEEDLE!

CPR’s Diversity Commitment and Model Clause – and How to Track for Accountability

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MODERATOR:

ANNA HERSHENBERG

Vice President Programs and Public Policy & Corporate Counsel, CPR Institute

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HANNAH SHOLL

Senior Counsel, Global Litigation & Competition

Visa

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BRENDA CARR

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Arnold & Porter

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion
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TIM HOPKINS

Senior Consultant

McKinley Advisors

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LINDA KLEIN

Partner

Baker Donelson

3:30 - 4:00 PM

DAY 3 CLOSING REMARKS AND Q&A WITH AM21 CO-CHAIR

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SCOTT PARTRIDGE

General Counsel & Senior Vice President

Bayer

Panel presented in cooperation with a Global ADR Champion Level Sponsor
Global ADR Champion

4:00 - 5:00 PM

STAY FOR NETWORKING BREAKOUTS

Bring your favorite cocktail or mocktail and join your co-attendees in some conversations

 

CLE Credits

This program has been approved for a total of 9.5 New York CLE Credits, including 1 Ethics Credit and 1 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.

This program has also been approved for a total of 9.0 Texas CLE Credits, including 1 Ethics Credit.

This program is for experienced attorneys only.

The CPR Institute has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. CPR is a non-profit organization.

CPR will charge a fee of $75 for anyone requesting a CLE certificate for this program.