Conference Concierge/Help Desk Open (12-5pm); Exhibit Hall Open (1:30-3pm)
Boot Camp Agenda
12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Welcome Rob Seto, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Programming Best Practices Jeff Kirkey, Institute of Continuing Legal Education Determine how to balance the unique qualities of your CLE programming with the common best practices of others.
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
What’s a Credit and Why Should You Care? Gina Roers-Liemandt, American Bar Association Gain an understanding of the MCLE application and recording process even if you don’t work directly with accrediting agencies.
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tips for Working with Contributors Nadia Myerthall, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC Learn helpful tips for working with contributors, including best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and how to maintain a positive relationship with your contributors.
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Break
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Negotiating Contracts with Hotels, Non-Traditional Venues, and/or Paid Speakers – Best Practices for CLE Professionals Kes Joerg, Oregon State Bar; Alexandra Wong, Law Society of Ontario Learn best practices for CLE professionals on how to get the best bang for your buck when working with hotels, alternative venues, and/or paid speakers
for your seminars and conferences. Manage expectations and budgets when negotiating meeting room rental rates, internet, power, food and beverage, speaker fees, travel, etc.
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Technology and CLE Lucas Boling, DRI Learn how to maximize technology in your daily operations, programming, marketing, and website presence.
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Hacking Through the CLE Marketing Jungle: Tips for Beginners Karen Lee, Oregon State Bar Gain a basic understanding of marketing principles and practice tips specific to CLE.
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Publications Best Practices Amy McFadden, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Discover the latest trends in publications and some key pointers that you’ll need if you’re joining an existing publications department or starting
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Getting the Most Out of ACLEA & Wrap Up Lucas Boling, DRI; Alexandra Wong, Law Society of Ontario Structure of ACLEA, volunteer opportunities, using the website and listservs, connecting with other members, the resources and core curriculum, etc.
Conference Concierge/Help Desk Open; Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Welcome & Introduction — "How to navigate the virtual meeting site"
12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Vancouver, We Have a Problem ... and so Does the Rest of the CLE World: Delivering CLE in a Pandemic Karen Lee, Oregon State Bar; Kes Joerg, Oregon State Bar
1:05 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.
Session 1. Marketing Today: Breaking the Old Rules Bernadette Lawson, Joseph Hollander & Craft LLC; Amy Danziger Shapiro, National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
Session 2. Dealing with High Conflict Individuals Michael Lomax, High Conflict Insititute
Session 3. Virtual Meetings that Work Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin Communication; Dale Ludwig, Turpin Communication
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Session 4. Breaking the Law of Stress Michael Kahn, Reeltime CLE
Session 5. Let's Get Virtual! Moving Your Live Events Online Lisa Wise, CE21
Session 6. Accreditation: Getting to Yes: How to Effectively Collaborate with SMEs Keisha Francine Channer, Sidley Austin LLP, NYC; Virginia Izaguirre, State Bar of Texas; Brandi-Leigh Miller, Cooley LLP, NYC
2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Break
3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Session 7. The Eyes Have It: Proofreading for Legal Editors Roger Siebert, Texas Bar Books; Tim Slating, Illinois State Bar Association; Linda Kruschke, Oregon State Bar; Katelyn Rattray, CLEBC
Session 8. Conducting Effective Market Research Joanna Piros; Heather Gore Liddell, Osgoode Professional Development
Session 9: Creating Content in Times of Crisis – COVID and Other Hot Topics Daniel Becker, American Bar Association - ABACLE; Martha-Marie Kleinhans, American Bar Association - ABACLE; Noah Hagan, Institute for Continuing Legal Education
4:15 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
How to Cultivate Networking Relationships When Networking
Itself Feels Outside of Your Comfort Zone Carol Schiro Greenwald, Ph.D, Marketing Partners
5:05 p.m.– 5:20 p.m.
Networking Reception Welcome and Introductions
5:20 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Join ACLEA for a variety of games to end the first day of the virtual conference with a fun mixer opportunity.