2011 EATS Schedule

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
We will start with registration and a continental breakfast starting at 8 a.m.
At the conclusion of the last session of the day (approximately 5 p.m.) conference attendees will join us for a banquet to honor Edward Ohlbaum who will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy.

Thursday, May 26, 2011
We again start the day with a continental breakfast from 8 - 8:30 a.m.
The day should end by 5 p.m.

Friday, May 27, 2011
We start with a continental breakfast from 8 - 8:30 a.m.
We expect to end around 4 p.m.

The first day of the conference includes:

Presentations:
Challenges faced by our Profession
Advocacy Teams: An Experiential Learning Opportunity
Developing your Individual Critiquing Methodology

Break Out Sessions:
Teaching and Critiquing Trial Advocacy
Teaching and Critiquing ADR
Teaching and Critiquing Appellate Advocacy

Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner
Recipient - Professor Eddie Ohlbaum

The second day of the conference includes:

Presentation:
Ethics and Competitions Teams: Time for a Model Code?

Break Out Sessions:
Teaching and Critiquing Trial Advocacy
Teaching and Critiquing ADR
Teaching and Critiquing Appellate Advocacy

Special Sessions:
Communication Arts for Those Who Teach Advocacy Skills
The Future of Advocacy Teaching in the Current Legal Climate
Changing Nature of Ethics in 21st Century Trial Practice

The Third Day of the Conference includes:

Special Sessions:
Communication Arts for Those Who Teach Advocacy Skills
Advanced Advocacy Teaching Techniques
Designing Programs, Writing Scholarship and Developing Skills

Presentations:
Teaching Ethics Experientially by Adapting Advocacy Curriculums
Advocacy Teaching Tips for the Road