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ACLEA's 53rd Annual Meeting in Montreal


ACLEA's 53rd Annual Meeting

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth | Montréal, Québec – Canada | July 29 – August 1, 2017





 
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Schedule at a Glance

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Member Services/Registration Desk Open


8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

New Member Orientation and CLE Boot Camp (ticketed)


3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m

54th Mid-Year (San Antonio) and 54th Annual (Portland) Planning Committee Meetings (by invitation only)


4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

SIG and Committee Chair Leadership Workshop (by invitation only)


5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception (open to all attendees)


7:00 p.m.

Optional Dine-Arounds (meal at individual’s expense)


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Sunday, July 30, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Member Services/Registration Open


7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Healthy Fitness Options

  • Running
  • Walking
  • Zumba

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace


8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

SIG Breakfast Meetings

  • Executive Leadership
  • State & Provincial Bars

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

President’s Welcome and Opening Announcements


10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Plenary: Legal Innovation — Developing the Lawyer's Competitive Advantage
Chris Bentley, Executive Director, Law Practice Program & Legal Innovation Zone, Ryerson University


11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace


11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.


12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Functional SIG Lunches (ticketed — attendance open to all functional SIG members)

  • Executive Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Programming
  • Publications
  • Technology

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Plenary: Cultural Competency — What's the Point?
Jeffery Hewitt, General Counsel, Rama First Nation and Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Windsor 
Sandra Yamate, Chief Executive Officer, The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession


3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace


3:15 – 4:15 p.m.


4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Reception Sponsored by the Practising Law Institute


7:00 p.m.

Optional Dine-Arounds (meal at individual’s expense)

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Monday, July 31, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Member Services/Registration Desk Open


7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Healthy Fitness Options

  • Running
  • Walking
  • Yoga

7:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast in the Exhibitor Marketplace


8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Committee Meetings (open to registered attendees)

  • Exhibitor and Sponsor
  • MCLE
  • Membership

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Plenary: Is Learning Different for Lawyers?
Natalie Wieland, Managing Director, CPD Interactive


10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace


10:30 – 11:30 a.m.


11:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Organizational SIG Lunches (ticketed – attendance for respective organizational SIG members only)

  • Entrepreneurs
  • In-House/Professional Development
  • Law Schools
  • Local & Specialty Bars
  • Nationals
  • State and Provincial Bars

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Plenary: Influence: The Art & Science of Changing Minds
Steve Hughes, Founder and President, Hit Your Stride


2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace


2:45 – 3:45 p.m.


3:45 – 4:00 p.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace


4:00 – 5:00 p.m.


5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

International SIG Meeting (open to attendees)


7:00 – 10:30 p.m.

Offsite Networking Event at the Montréal Museum of Contemporary Arts/Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal.
Tickets to this event are included in your registration fee, but we ask that you RSVP. Guest tickets are available for $75.


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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Member Services/Registration Desk Open


9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Plenary: Team Millennial — A New Legal Services Paradigm
Mitch Kowalski, Author, Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century


10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ACLEA Brunch & Business Meeting (open to ACLEA members)


12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace


12:30 – 1:30 p.m.


1:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Networking Break in the Exhibitor Marketplace


1:45 – 2:30 p.m.

Plenary: The Case for Competence Based CLE
Casey Flaherty, Procertas


2:45 – 3:45 p.m.


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