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Schedule

This is a very preliminary schedule for Convention weekend. As details become confirmed, we will flesh out this basic outline. In the meantime, this can serve as a planning tool.

     Thursday, May 12
 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Foundation Golf Tournament+  Wildcat Golf Club
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Executive Committee Transition Lunch*
3:00 p.m. Registration Opens
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SABA North America  Board Meeting*
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception Hosted by Orrick
Welcome by Mayor Sylvester Turner and Keynote Speaker Judge Ravi Sandill
     Friday, May 13
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Yoga with Bhavin Misra – the hotel will supply us with towels, but if you would like a mat, please bring one with you.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. The Art of Deal-Making in Sports & Entertainment South Asian Americans and the New Worker Movement So Much Fraud, So Little Time: A Primer on How to Prosecute Claims on Behalf of Investors
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Networking Coffee Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Everything You Wanted to Know about the CFPB and CFPB Enforcement www: The Wild Wild West of Brand Enforcement Taking Control of Your Own Destiny: How to Economically Open Your Own Plaintiff’s Firm
12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Speaker former Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry
Lunch Plenary – Defending High Risk Cases: The Cases Get Bigger and the Risks Get Worse
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breached:  The Ethics of Cybersecurity for Lawyers and their Clients Patent Damages: A Mock Exam Selected Tax Topics for Philanthropic Planning
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Networking Coffee Break
 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Annual Supreme Court (P)Review
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Corporate Counsel Reception* – Hosted by Locke Lord
IP Reception – Hosted by Volpe & Koenig
Small Firm Reception – Hosted by Kumar Prabhu Patel & Banerjee; The Wadhawan Law Firm; Shama & Associates; and New York Life Insurance
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. SABA North America Foundation Benefit and Presentation of Grant Recipients
Hosted by Vinson & Elkins LLP and Haynes & Boone LLP
8:00 p.m. Networking Dinners
     Saturday, May 14
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Yoga with Bhavin Misra – the hotel will supply us with towels, but if you would like a mat, please bring one with you.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. National Advisory Council Meeting*
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Anti-Human Trafficking Litigation in the Civil Justice System Emerging Risks for Healthcare Organizations: What Keeps Us Up at Night *Corporate Counsel Roundtable – Welcome, Now be a Business Lawyer
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Networking Coffee Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Eavesdropping Employer: A 21st Century Framework for Employee Monitoring Critical Moments & Critical Decisions: Conducting & Defending Congressional & Internal Investigations *Corporate Counsel Roundtable – “Somebody Ought to Go to Jail”: Representing Companies in the Age of the Yates Memo
12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Speaker State Bar of Texas Director Joseph Indelicato
Awards Presentation and Networking Lunch
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Politics of Immigration What Do I Expect from My  External Counsel? Best Practices from the Inside
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Networking Coffee Break
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cross-Border Energy Development and Integration: From Conflict to Collaboration and Growth Global Perspectives in Mergers & Acquisitions: Value Creation in an Increasingly Complex Corporate Environment *Corporate Counsel Roundtable – How to Handle Data Breaches: A Primer
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Barrels & Bubbles Whiskey and Champagne tasting+ Pre-Gala Glam Lounge+
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Gala Cocktail Reception
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. SABA North America 13th Annual Gala
Keynote Speaker Rais Bhuiyan
     Sunday, May 15
 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 2016-2017 Executive Committee Meeting*
* By Invitation Only
+ Requires a separate fee