Schedule of Events

THURSDAY MAY 16, 2019
 
1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Conference Registration Desk Open
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
California Bankruptcy Forum (CBF) Board of Directors Meeting
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
California Bankruptcy Journal (CBJ) Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CBF & CBJ Board of Directors, Sponsors & Exhibitors Welcome Reception
 
FRIDAY MAY 17, 2019
 
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Conference Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Exhibitors Setup
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CBJ Editorial Board Meeting
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
California Lawyers Association (CLA) Insolvency Law Section Board of Directors Meeting
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ethics Program - A Star is Born: Navigating Legal Ethics for the Social Media Bankruptcy Influencer
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Exhibits Open
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Lunch & Welcome Announcements
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Keynote Address Featuring Dean Song Richardson - Promoting Equity: The Influence of Unconscious Biases on Decisions and Judgments (CLE)
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Judges' Roundtable
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Coffee Break
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Concurrent Session 1A - Fly Me to the Moon: Are Bankruptcies and Receiverships Jointly Available to the Cannabis Industry?
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Concurrent Session 1B - Beam it Up, Scotty! Practicing Law in the E-Discovery Era - What Every Bankruptcy Attorney Needs to Know
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Coffee Break
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Concurrent Session 2A - A Space Odyssey: Understanding LLC Reorganizations, Rights and Remedies
4:25 PM - 5:25 PM
Concurrent Session 2B - Strategies and Remedies to Recover Hidden Assets Even the Hubble Telescope Can't See
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CLA Annual Reception
 
SATURDAY MAY 18, 2019
 
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM
Fitness Class - Optional Activity
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Exhibits Open
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Gameshow - Starry Decisis: Concentration Part III
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Stretch Break
10:00 AM -11:00 AM
General Session - What Planet Are You On? An Examination of Caselaw Influencing Corporate Debtors to Seek Bankruptcy Protection in Jurisdictions Other than California
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Family/Guest Optional Activity
11:00 AM -12:00 PM
Judges’ Roundtable
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Exhibitor Breakdown
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Young Insolvency Professionals (YIP) Program
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Consumer Bankruptcy Program
1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Annual Golf Tournament- Optional Activity
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2020 Bacara Conference Planning Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dinner Under the Stars
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
YIP Oasis Den Mixer
 
SUNDAY MAY 19, 2019
 
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
Fitness Class - Optional Activity
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Farewell Brunch
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
California Receivers Forum (CRF) Board of Directors Meeting
 

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You can get involved! The 2019 Conference Planning Committee has volunteer leadership opportunities available for the May conference at Westin Mission Hills. Contact president Chris Hawkins for details.