Day 1: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

WELCOME REMARKS BY CPR INSTITUTE PRESIDENT & CEO ALLEN WAXMAN

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DANA BASH
CNN's Chief Political Correspondent 

RISING ADR STARS PRESENTATION

CPR AWARDS CEREMONY
Participants were invited to celebrate the achievements of 2020 Awards Honorees.

VIRTUAL TRIVIA AND NETWORKING BY TEAMBUILDING™


Day 2: Thursday, January 28, 2021


PRESENTATION AND Q&A WITH AM21 CO-CHAIR CARLOS HERNANDEZ
Retired Chief Executive Officer, Fluor

 

PANEL #1: MANAGING EXTRAORDINARY RISK: CREATIVE APPROACHES TO “BET THE COMPANY” CRISES

Moderator:
SCOTT PARTRIDGE | General Counsel & Senior Vice President | Bayer

Speakers:
KENNETH FEINBERG | Founder, Law Offices of Kenneth R. Feinberg
HONORABLE CHARLES R. BREYER | Senior District Judge | United States District Court, CD CA
LANA VARNEY | Partner | King & Spalding
BOB CHLOPAK | Founding Partner | CLS Strategies
MICHAEL KRAMER | Partner and Chief Executive Officer | Ducera Partners LLC

 

LUNCH WITH THE GENERAL:
Leading In Conflict – Lessons Learned by General Jim Mattis
A conversation between former Secretary of Defense General Jim Mattis and CPR Institute President and CEO Allen Waxman

 

PANEL #2: EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF ADR: THE CASE FOR CONFLICT PREVENTION AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Moderator:
LOREN BROWN | Partner, Global and US Co-Chair, Litigation Practice | DLA Piper

Speakers:
T. REED STEPHENS | Partner | Winston & Strawn LLP
LAURA ROBERTSON | Deputy General Counsel, Litigation, Arbitration and IP | ConocoPhillips
MEGAN WESTERBERG | Assistant General Counsel | Eisai US

 

PANE: #3: GREAT IDEA – HOW DO WE DO IT?  LIVE SIMULATION

Moderator:
NOAH J. HANFT | Co-Founder | Acumen ADR | Arbitrator, Mediator, ADR Advisor

Speakers:
STEVEN M. BIERMAN | Partner | Sidley
KIMBERLY CACCAVARO | Counsel (Director) | General Motors
SASHE DIMITROFF | Partner | BakerHostetler
DEBORAH HYLTON | Arbitrator, Mediator | Hylton ADR
KIMBERLY MANEY Assistant General Counsel, Head Global Contracting Organization | GSK
PILAR RAMOS | General Counsel | North America at Mastercard
MYRA SELBY | Partner | Ice Miller

 

PANEL #4: ETHICAL CHALLENGES IN ARBITRATION

Moderator:
DEBORAH GREENSPAN | Partner | BlankRome

Speakers:
DANA WELCH | Arbitrator/Mediator | Welch ADR
ADOLFO JIMENEZ | Partner | Holland & Knight
DAVID PRYCE | Founding Partner | Fenchurch Law (UK)

 

DAY 2 CLOSING REMARKS 
ELLEN PARKER | Senior Vice President
 | CPR Institute

 

LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
REID UMSTADDT | Singer, Songwriter, Musician 
The Voice Season 14 favorite contestant


Day 3: Friday, January 29, 2021


OPENING REMARKS

KIMBERLY PHILLIPS | General Counsel, Global Litigation | Shell Oil Company

PANEL #5: SNEAK PEEK AT UPCOMING DISPUTE PREVENTION TRAINING

Presenters:
JOAN STEARNS JOHNSEN | Senior Legal Skills Professor | University of Florida, Levin School of Law
ANDREA KUPFER SCHNEIDER | Professor of Law | Marquette University Law School
NOAM EBNER | Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution | Creighton University
ALYSON CARREL | Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director Center on Negotiation and Mediation | Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

 

PANEL #6: BEST PRACTICES FOR ADDRESSING AND RESOLVING WORKPLACE DISPUTES

Moderator:
KIMBERLY LUNETTA | Of Counsel | Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Speakers:
WAYNE OUTTEN | Chair and Founding Partner | Outten & Golden LLP
ALFRED FELIU | Feliu Neutral Services LLC
CHERYL M. MANLEY | Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel - Employment Law | Charter Communications
ANDREW J. WEISSLER | Partner, The Link Virtual Office | Husch Blackwell

 

PANEL #7: HOT TOPICS IN ADR AND YEAR END WRAP UP

Moderator:
ANA REYES | Partner | Williams & Connolly

Speakers:
J. MICHAEL MCNUTT | Senior Litigation Advisory & Of Counsel | Lazareff Le Bars
YVETTE OSTOLAZA | Partner | Sidley
THOMAS J. ROBERTS | Chief Counsel, Litigation | Boeing Defense, Space & Security

 

PANEL #8: TIME TO MOVE THE NEEDLE! 
CPR’s Diversity Commitment and Model Clause – and How to Track for Accountability

Moderator:
ANNA HERSHENBERG | Vice President Programs and Public Policy & Corporate Counsel | CPR Institute

Speakers:
HANNAH SHOLL | Senior Counsel, Global Litigation & Competition | Visa
BRENDA CARR | Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer | Arnold & Porter
TIM HOPKINS | Senior Consultant | McKinley Advisors
LINDA KLEIN | Partner | Baker Donelson

 

DAY 3 CLOSING REMARKS AND Q&A WITH AM21 CO-CHAIR SCOTT PARTRIDGE
General Counsel & Senior Vice President | Bayer