PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
A Distinguishing Between Business Ethics and Legal Ethics and Ensuring that the Code of Professional Responsibility is Followed with Regard to Conflicts Challenges, Privileges, Internal Investigations, and Waivers

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
B “I Wish Someone Had Told Me”: Advice from Energy, Oil and Gas, and Chemical General Counsel on Embracing Influence and Power and Running a Successful Legal Department

MAIN CONFERENCE
Day One, Wednesday, January 21, 2015

7:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

8:15 Welcoming Keynote Address from US Senator Mary Landrieu

8:45 Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: Changing the Perception about Women in Leadership Positions in Energy and Environmental Law

10:00 Morning Coffee Break

10:15 Proving You Are “Tough Enough:” Overcoming Gender Bias in the Fracing Space and Selling Yourself

11:30 Making your Voice Heard: Communication Strategies for Women in the Male Dominated Environmental and Energy World

12:45 Lunch and Expert Networking Roundtables

1:45 Thinking Like a GC: Updates on the Substantive Legal Developments Affecting Energy Companies in 2015 and Beyond

3:15 Afternoon Refreshment Break

3:30 Creating a Work-Life Balance by Learning How to Prioritize and Choosing which Battles to Take

4:45 Interactive Open Floor Discussion on How to Create, Sustain and Utilize a Robust Network

5:30 Conference Adjourns