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ACLEA's 50th Annual Meeting
Westin Copley Place
Boston, MA
August 2-5, 2014

Conference at a Glance

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Saturday, August 2, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.



9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.



1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Add-On Pre-Conference Workshop (ticketed)
David Shore, PhD, Harvard University
The Incredible Intangibles: Leveraging Brand, Reputation, and Trust to Create a Unique and Adaptable Competitive Advantage



4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

SIG and Committee Chair Leadership Workshop (by invitation)



6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception Featuring the Legendary ACLEA Revue with a Tribute to ACLEA’s 50 years!
(open to all registered attendees)



7:30 p.m.

First Time Attendees’ Dinner (by invitation)




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Sunday, August 3, 2014

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.



8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Member Services/Registration Open



8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

SIG Meetings —
Executive Leadership, Publications, State & Provincial Bars



8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

51st Mid-Year Planning Committee Meeting (by invitation)



8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall



9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

President’s Welcome and Opening Announcements



9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

ACLEA’s 50th Anniversary
George A. M. Heroux



10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.



11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Functional SIG Lunches(ticketed) —
Executive Leadership, Marketing, Programming, Publications, Technology



1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Workshops A

  • Making the Most of Your Content with the Help of a Content Strategy
  • Beyond the Paycheck: Low Cost Ways to Reward & Incentivize CLE Staff
  • Business as Unusual: Seminar Selection Strategies that Work



2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Networking Break in Exhibit Hall



3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Workshops B

  • Digital Games Revolutionizing Workplace Learning?
  • How to Say “No” and Save the Relationship
  • Building Better Lawyers: The Twin Pillars of Lawyer Wellness and Law Practice Management
  • Fewer. Shorter. Better: Effective Meetings and an Introduction to Huddles for Higher Performing Organizations



5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

ACLEA Reception (open to all registered attendees)




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Monday, August 4, 2014

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.



8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Committee Meetings (open to attendees)
MCLE, Exhibits & Sponsors, Membership, Public Interest



8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall



8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Member Services/Registration Desk Open



9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.



11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Workshops C

  • Open for Business and the Business of Open
  • The Best of CLE: Rapid-Fire Idea Sharing
  • Best Practices: E-conferences
  • Association Management: Become More Efficient in the Workplace



12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Organizational SIG Lunches (ticketed)
Entrepreneurs, In House/Professional Development, Law Schools, Local & Specialty Bars, Nationals, State & Provincial Bars



2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Workshops D

  • Legal Publishers and Law Librarians
  • ACLEA/CLEreg “Meet and Greet”
  • Who Moved Their Cheese? Communicating Organizational Change to Stakeholders



3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Networking Break in Exhibit Hall



Meet in lobby by 4pm




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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Member Services/Registration Desk Open



8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

ACLEA Business Meeting & Breakfast (open to members)



9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Networking Break in Exhibit Hall



10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Exhibitor Wrap-up (exhibitors only)



10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Workshops E

  • What’s So Difficult About Accrediting In-House Alternative Format Programming? Let Me Count the Ways!
  • Online Publications —The Never-Ending Story
  • Technology- Slave or Servant: Is Technology Saving Time or Costing You Time?
  • Recruiting, Confirming and Hiring Speakers and Authors with Forms, Benefits, Contracts, and Communication



11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Workshops F

  • Copyright and Trademark Issues in Publishing for CLE Providers
  • Succession Planning: Beyond Theory
  • ACLEA Critical Issues Summit Group: CLE to Improve Lawyer Core Competencies
  • “ACLEA’s Best” Showcase



12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Networking Lunch (ticketed)



2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Workshops G

  • Copyright and Trademark Issues in Digital Media for CLE Providers
  • Effective Coaching Strategies for Top Performing CLE Teams
  • Partnering with Your Marketing and Business Development Colleagues: Opportunities, Challenges and Pathways to Success



3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closing Plenary — It’s the ACLEY’S!!



6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

ACLEA Closing Reception: ACLEA Through the Decades (open to all registered attendees)




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