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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 3:00pm

The Lennox Ballroom, Sheraton New York Times Square
811 7th Avenue (W 53rd St) New York, NY 10019

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
919 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022

Organized by the CPR Institute and CPR’s Diversity in ADR Task Force, in collaboration with the National Bar Association’s ADR Section, this dynamic program will feature an expert panel and networking event for inside counsel, outside counsel and neutrals. The panel discussion, which will take place during the National Bar Association's 94th Annual Convention, will be followed by a meeting of the CPR Diversity in ADR Task Force and a networking reception generously hosted by Debevoise & Plimpton.


3:00 - 4:30 pm: CPR/NBA Panel Presentation (The Lennox Ballroom, Sheraton New York Times Square)
5:30 – 6:30 pm: CPR Diversity in ADR Task Force Meeting (Debevoise)
6:30 - 7:30 pm: CPR/NBA Networking Event (Debevoise)


Noah J. Hanft | President & CEO, CPR Institute | Co-founder, AcumenADR
Gloria Johnson | Chair, National Bar Association ADR Section | Arbitrator, Mediator
Hon. Timothy K. Lewis
| Counsel, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP | Arbitrator, Mediator | Co-Chair, CPR Diversity Task Force
Natalie L. Reid | Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP | Co-Chair, CPR Y-ADR Steering Committee
Moderator: Gail Wright Sirmans | Board of Directors, National Bar Association, ADR Section | Mediator

To request an invitation, please contact Richard Murphy at