Schedule

Friday, February 9  |  Saturday, February 10  |  Sunday, February 11  |  Monday, February 12  |
 Tuesday, February 13 
 |  Wednesday, February 14  

 

Friday, February 9

Time Event Location
3:30 - 5 p.m. Finance and Board Meeting Fountain Room

 

Saturday, February 10

Time Event Location
8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. IADC Information Desk Frank Capra D, E
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting Fountain Room
8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 2018 Trial Academy Training Session and Breakfast for Faculty Frank Capra A
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. 2018 Trial Academy Faculty Luncheon (w/2017 Faculty) and Board of Directors, Past Presidents, and Spouses Morgan's Garden
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. First Timers Introductions Flores 1, 2
5:30 - 6 p.m. First Timers Reception All Grass Area (La Quinta Lawn)
6 - 7:30 p.m. Welcome to La Quinta Reception
Sponsored by SEA, Ltd.
All Grass Area (La Quinta Lawn)
10 - 11:30 p.m. After Dinner Gathering
Sponsored by Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Lobby Bar at Morgan's

 

Sunday, February 11

Time Event Location
6:30 a.m. Morning Run Meet in Lobby
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. IADC Information Desk Fiesta 4
7 - 9 a.m. Meet and Greet Breakfast Hotel Waterfall
7 - 9 a.m. Grab and Go CLE Breakfast Outside Morning Meeting Rooms
7:30 a.m. Morning Walk Meet in Lobby
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Foundation President's Circle Breakfast *For 2017 donors of $1,000 or more Morgan's Restaurant *please note the updated location
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Business Litigation/Corporate Counsel/Insurance and Reinsurance/Trial Techniques and Tactics - Coverage Issues for Non-Coverage Counsel: A Simple Primer for Issue-Spotting Some Complex Stuff Fiesta 11, 12
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Technology/In-House and Law Firm Management/Professional Liability - Ethical and Fiduciary Obligations Confronting Professionals in Protecting Their Clients' Records and Files from Unauthorized Disclosure by Data Breach Fiesta 13, 14
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Drug, Device and Biotechnology - Leveling the Playing Field on Ex Parte Communications with Treating Physicians Fiesta 10
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Product Liability/Toxic and Hazardous Substances Litigation - Personal Jurisdiction Post-Daimler: State of Law and Strategy Fiesta 9
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Opening Session Fiesta 5, 6, 7, 8
10:15 - 11:30 a.m. Foundation Forum - Immaculée Ilibagiza
Sponsored by The Foundation of the IADC
Fiesta 5, 6, 7, 8
12 p.m. Solos Activity - Lunch at Twenty6 Twenty6 Restaurant
12:30 p.m. Open Scramble Golf Tournament
Sponsored by Exponent
Mountain Course at La Quinta
1 - 5 p.m. Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Tour Offsite
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Tennis Mixer Tennis Club at La Quinta
5 - 6:30 p.m. Member Mix and Mingle Lobby Bar at Morgan's
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Foundation President's Circle Reception *For 2017 donors of $1,000 or more The Studio
10 - 11:30 p.m. After Dinner Gathering
Sponsored by Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Lobby Bar at Morgan's

 

Monday, February 12

Time Event Location
6:30 a.m. Morning Run Meet in Lobby
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. IADC Information Desk Fiesta 4
7 - 9 a.m. Meet and Greet Breakfast Hotel Waterfall
7 - 9 a.m. Grab and Go CLE Breakfast Outside Morning Meeting Rooms
7:15 - 8:45 a.m. Foundation Board Meeting Fountain Room
7:30 a.m. Morning Walk Meet in Lobby
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Alternative Dispute Resolution/ Business Litigation/International Arbitration - Innovations in ADR Fiesta 11, 12
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Construction Law and Litigation/Corporate Counsel/In-House and Law Firm Management/Product Liability - Two Sides of the Same Coin: Perspectives of a New Inside Counsel Fiesta 13, 14
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Drug, Device and Biotechnology/Insurance and Reinsurance - Punitive Damages Update: The Impact on Insurers and Their Insureds Fiesta 10
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Environmental and Energy Law - A New Environment for Climate Change Litigation Fiesta 9
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Law Practice Exit Strategies Fiesta 6, 8
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Civil Litigation in the "Post Truth" Era: Defending Against Motivated Reasoning
Sponsored by Tsongas
Fiesta 5, 7
9 - 10 a.m. Yoga Yoga Studio
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Human Trafficking: Legal and Regulatory Pitfalls for Corporations Fiesta 6, 8
12:00 - 1:03 p.m. Couples Golf Event (consecutive tee times) Dunes Course at La Quinta
1 - 5 p.m. Jeep Tour Offsite
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Tennis Mixer Tennis Club at La Quinta
2 - 2:30 p.m. Journal Board of Editors and Vice Chairs of Publications/Journal Articles Meeting Fiesta 1
2 - 3 p.m. Membership Committee Meeting Fiesta 2, 3
4 - 5 p.m. International Committee Business Meeting Fiesta 2, 3
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. First/Second Timers - Current/Past Board Members - Sponsors - 2018 Convention Committee - Happy Hour Reception Hotel Waterfall
6:30 - 10 p.m. Theme Party - Palm Springs Celebrity La Casa

 

Tuesday, February 13

Time Event Location
6:30 a.m. Morning Run Meet in Lobby
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. IADC Information Desk Fiesta 4
7 - 9 a.m. Meet and Greet Breakfast Hotel Waterfall
7 - 9 a.m. Grab and Go CLE Breakfast Outside Morning Meeting Rooms
7:30 a.m. Morning Walk Meet in Lobby
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Technology Committee Business Meeting Fiesta 2
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Business Litigation/Corporate Counsel/Insurance and Reinsurance/Trial Techniques and Tactics - Waking Your Jury Up with Creative Demonstrative Exhibits Fiesta 11, 12
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Construction Law and Litigation - Concurrent Delays: An Owner's Sword, Shield...or Land Mine? Fiesta 13, 14
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Drug, Device and Biotechnology/Medical Defense and Health Law - High Stakes Litigation: Same Actors, Different Script Fiesta 10
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Social Justice Pro Bono - The Judicial and Legal Response to Human Trafficking Fiesta 9
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Senior Advisory Committee Breakfast Meeting Presidential Suite (#735)
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Ageism and Sexism in Court Fiesta 6, 8
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Is Your Civil Client in Danger of Criminal Charges?
Sponsored by Lighthouse eDiscovery
Fiesta 5, 7
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. General Interest/Book Review - Bill Browder, author of Red Notice Fiesta 6, 8
12 - 2 p.m. Committee Chair Luncheon Fiesta 2
1 - 5 p.m. Indian Canyon Hiking Tour Offsite
1 - 4 p.m. Men's and Women's Round Robin Tennis Tournament
Sponsored by RGL Forensics
Tennis Club at La Quinta
1 - 2 p.m. Audit Committee Meeting Fountain/Grgich
1:45 - 4:15 p.m. Solos Activity - Escape Room Offsite
2 - 4 p.m. Centennial Planning Committee Meeting Fiesta 3
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Wine and Painting Activity Frank Capra A *please note the updated location
4 - 5 p.m. Diversity and Inclusion - Inclusion Nudges: Structural Changes That Help Lawyers and Legal Professionals Interrupt Unconscious Bias Fiesta 10
5 - 6 p.m. Diversity and Inclusion Committee Wine Tasting Reception The Studio
5 - 6:30 p.m. Member Mix and Mingle Lobby Bar at Morgan's
Various Times Dine-Around Various Locations
10 - 11:30 p.m. After Dinner Gathering
Sponsored by Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Lobby Bar at Morgan's

 

Wednesday, February 14

Time Event Location
6:30 a.m. Morning Run Meet in Lobby
7 a.m. - 2 p.m. IADC Information Desk Fiesta 4
7 - 9 a.m. Meet and Greet Breakfast Hotel Waterfall
7 - 9 a.m. Grab and Go CLE Breakfast Outside Morning Meeting Rooms
7:30 a.m. Morning Walk Meet in Lobby
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Insurance and Reinsurance Committee Business Meeting Fiesta 2
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Appellate Practice/Product Liability/Toxic and Hazardous Substances/Trial Techniques and Tactics - Make Sure Your Appellate Record Goes Platinum
Sponsored by MRC
Fiesta 11, 12
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Business Litigation/Intellectual Property - The Entertainment Industry: What Keeps In-House Counsel Up at Night? Fiesta 13, 14
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Corporate Counsel/In-House and Law Firm Management/White Collar Defense and Investigation - Legal Counsel in the Investigative Crosshairs Fiesta 10
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. International Arbitration - Dealing with Allegations of Illegality and Corruption in International Arbitration Fiesta 9
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Preparing a Corporate Witness for Deposition - Perspectives From a Corporate Witness and From Defense Counsel Fiesta 6, 8
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Issues Beyond Expertise - A History of Daubert and Other Details That Drive Interactions Between Litigators and Experts Fiesta 5, 7
9 - 10 a.m. Yoga Yoga Studio
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Judicial Hellholes: How They Are Selected and How They Can Be Remedied Fiesta 6, 8
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. 2018 Annual Meeting - Lisbon Overview Fiesta 6, 8
12:45 - 2:45 p.m. CLE Committee Meeting and Luncheon Fiesta 3
1 - 5 p.m. Celebrity Homes Bus Tour Offsite
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner Dance Reception and Foundation Silent Auction - Old La Quinta Cena y Baile Fiesta 6, 8
7:30 - 11 p.m. Dinner Dance - Old La Quinta Cena y Baile Fiesta 5, 7