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2015 Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills -
Agenda

Conference Schedule (subject to change)

Monday, May 18, 2015

12:45-1 p.m.
Registration

1-1:15 p.m.
Welcome

1:15-2:45
Revamping Advocacy Programs:
Best Practices, ABA Standards, Regional Practices

2:45-3:30 p.m.
Break
Meet and Greet Ice Cream Social

Visit Sponsors and Exhibitors

3:30-5 p.m.
Interactive Panel Discussion:
Obstreperous Coach and Rogue Trial Team Member

5-6 p.m.
Persuasive Narratives and Effective Storytelling

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

8:30-9 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9-10:30 a.m.
Interactive Panel Discussion:
Navigating the Post Model Rules World of Advocacy Competitions as a Competitor, Coach and Coordinator

10:30-10:45 a.m.
Break, Visit with Sponsors and Exhibitors

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Individual Skills Training Breakout Sessions
This program has been designed so you can attend the skills topic of your choice.

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Effective Teaching Tips, Techniques and Flash Points
  • Trial Advocacy: Effective Teaching Tips, Techniques and Flash Points
  • Moot Court: Effective Teaching Tips, Techniques and Flash Points

12:15-1:15 p.m.
Lunch, Visit with Sponsors and Exhibitors

1:15-2:45 p.m.
The Experiential Learning Conundrum

2:45-3 p.m.
Break, Visit with Sponsors and Exhibitors

3-4 p.m.
Improvisation Techniques for Teaching Trial Advocacy


4-4:15 p.m.
Break, Visit with Sponsors and Exhibitors

4:15-5:15 p.m.
Dealing with Gender Bias in Trial Advocacy

4:45-6:15 p.m.
Just Do It:
Trying Cases While Serving as a Trial Advocacy Instructor

6:15-6:45 p.m.
Cocktail Reception

6:45 p.m.
Dinner
Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Award
Edward D. Ohlbaum Professionalism Award

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

8:30-9 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

This program has been designed so you can attend one presentation in the morning, and another in the afternoon. Each session will have a break at the discretion of the instructor.
Please Note: First time attendees should attend a session of On Paper vs. In Person

  • On Paper vs. In Person
  • Psycho Drama
  • Storytelling

12-1 p.m.
Lunch

1-4 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

  • On Paper vs. In Person
  • Psycho Drama
  • Storytelling

4-4:15 p.m.
Break, Visit with Sponsors and Exhibitors

4:15-5 p.m.
Concluding Remarks

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - Optional Program

9-9:15 a.m.
Introduction to Program

9:15-10:15 a.m.
TAT Method

10:15-10:30 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

12-1 p.m.
Lunch

1-2:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

2:30-2:45 p.m.
Break

2:45-4:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

4:15-5 p.m.
Concluding Remarks

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