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Day 1: Wednesday, March 2, 2022


WELCOME REMARKS

ALLEN WAXMAN | President & CEO | CPR Institute


KEYNOTE ADDRESS

HOSSEIN NOWBAR | General Counsel - Corporate Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary | Microsoft Corporation


CORPORATE COUNSEL ROUNDTABLE
Topic: The ways companies use technology to prevent disputes or facilitate identification of litigation or compliance/regulatory risk

Moderator:
JANICE SPEROW | Sperow ADR Services

Panelists:
NICK BARNABY | Staff Vice President and Associate General Counsel | General Dynamics Corp
CHRIS NELSON | Assistant General Counsel | Microsoft Corporation
KEN OH | AVP, Privacy | Bath & Body Works
AMY YEUNG | General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer | Lotame


RISING STAR VIDEO


CPR AWARDS CEREMONY
Participants were invited to celebrate the achievements of 2021 Awards Honorees.


EVENING PROGRAM & NETWORKING
From Imagery to Reality: The Birth Of A Nation to #BLM and Implications for DEI Efforts In Dispute Management
Presented by the Institute for Inclusion In The Legal Profession (IILP)

Hosted By:
BRUCE BYRD | General Counsel | Palo Alto Networks

Speakers:
HON. TIMOTHY K. LEWIS | Co-Chair | CPR Diversity in ADR Task Force
GAIL WRIGHT SIRMANS | Mediator | CPR’s Panel Of Distinguished Neutrals and Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators

 

 
Day 2: Thursday, March 3, 2022


COFFEE WITH THE CO-CHAIRS

CINDY RANDALL | Associate General Counsel | Microsoft Corporation
BRUCE BYRD | General Counsel | Palo Alto Networks


PANEL #1: CREATING LEVERAGE: HOW TECH COMPANIES CAN USE INVESTMENT TREATIES TO MITIGATE REGULATORY RISK

Moderator:
THOMAS WALSH | Counsel | Freshfields

Panelists:
CRISTEN BAUER | Legal Advisor | U.S. Department Of Commerce (unable to attend)
CARLOS CONCEPCION | Partner | Shook Hardy
ANNIE LESPERANCE | Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Head of Latin America Group | Omni Bridgeway
LEON SKORNICKI | Senior Managing Counsel | VISA Inc.


PANEL #2: WHY DO I.T. OUTSOURCING PROJECTS FAIL: HOW TO KEEP THEM GOING WITH DISPUTE RESOLUTION BOARDS AND STANDING NEUTRALS

Moderator:
ZACHARY HILL | Partner | Morgan Lewis

Panelists:
CHERRIE FISHER, PMP | Civil Engineer and ADR Consultant
DAVID FRYDLINGER | Managing Partner | Cirio Advokatbyrå Ab
KATE VITASEK | Halsam College of Business | University of Tennessee


1:15 PM | LUNCH BREAK AND OPTIONAL “TABLE CHATS”


PANEL #3: ODR AND TECHNOLOGY IN DISPUTE MANAGEMENT – FUTURISTIC APPROACH

Moderator:
COLIN RULE | President and CEO | Mediate.com and Arbitrate.com

Panelists:
OLADEJI TIAMIYU | Clinical Fellow | Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program
AMY SCHMITZ | John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Endowed Chair in Law | The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
LAURA KEILY | Founder & Managing Director | Immediation


PANEL #4: CYBERSECURITY RISKS

PANEL DISCUSSION AND BREAKOUT TABLE TOP DISCUSSIONS

Moderator:
MICAELA MCMURROUGH | Partner | Covington

Panelists:
AVI GESSER | Partner | Debevoise
SUNEETA HAZRA | Partner | Arnold & Porter
ANNA RUDAWSKI | Partner | Norton Rose Fulbright Us LLP
WENDI WHITMORE | Senior Vice President of Cyber Consulting and Threat Intelligence | Palo Alto Networks


DAY 2 WRAP-UP

ELLEN PARKER | Senior Vice President | CPR Institute


5:15 - 6:00 PM | ENTERTAINMENT

ALAN HUDSON VIRTUAL MAGIC AND MENTALIST SHOW

 
Day 3: Friday, March 4, 2022


COFFEE WITH A CPR BOARD MEMBER

CRAIG GLIDDEN | Executive Vice President and General Counsel | General Motors

PANEL #5: ADVANCES IN HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY – CURE OR CAUSE?

Moderator:
DANNY TOBEY | Partner | DLA Piper

Panelists:
MICHELE SUGGS ADELEYE | Vice President and AGC | Chief Counsel Digital | Pfizer
DAVID VIDAL | Director, Regulatory | Mayo Clinic
JULIEN WILLÈME | Senior Legal Director | Medtronic (unable to attend)


PANEL #6: ETHICS IN THE EVOLVING WORLD OF REMOTE, HYBRID, AND IN-PERSON ADR

Moderator:
STEVEN BIERMAN | Mediator and Arbitrator, and Founder | Bierman ADR LLC

Panelists:
PAUL GENENDER | Partner | Weil, Gotshal & Manges
SUSAN GUTHRIE | Founder/Mediator | Mosten Guthrie Academy
JILL PILGRIM | Founder & Managing Attorney | Pilgrim & Associates Arbitration, Law & Mediation
ELLEN WALDMAN | CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution


PANEL #7: HOT TOPICS/INITIATIVES IN ADR

Moderator:
LUCILA HEMMINGSEN | Partner | King & Spalding

Panelists:
ANGELA DOWNES | Assistant Director of Experiential Education and Professor of Practice Law | UNT Dallas College of Law
BENJAMIN GRAHAM | Associate | Williams & Connolly
RACHEL GUPTA | Arbitrator, Mediator, General Counsel | Gupta Dispute Resolution


PANEL #8: RISK OF IMPLICIT BIAS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE/PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

Moderator:
ROBIN NUNN | Partner | Morgan Lewis

Panelists:
APOORV AGARWAL | CEO and Founder | TextIQ
BERT KAMINSKI | Director, Legal | Google Cloud
AMIE NOLAN-NEEDHAM | Assistant General Counsel | General Motors


CLOSING REMARKS BY THE CO-CHAIRS

CINDY RANDALL | Associate General Counsel | Microsoft Corporation
BRUCE BYRD | General Counsel | Palo Alto Networks