Your recipe for in-house success: CCCA National Conference, April 3-5, 2016 in Calgary AB

Venez faire de nouvelles connaissances et renouer avec de vieux amis Une formation agréée conçue spécifiquement pour les juristes d'enterprise. Mélanger affaires et droit, saupoudrez d'un brin d'innovation et d'une touche de créativité, et voilà! Le juriste d'enterprise à la perfection.

National Conference Program

BONUS: Free ethics webinar included in the registration fee for all conference attendees. Learn more.

All events will be held at the Westin Calgary


Sunday, April 3

8:00am – Registration Opens and Breakfast (for Spring Training Camp attendees)

8:30am – Spring Training Camp (offered in conjunction with Lex Mundi and its member firms in Canada)

Please note that Spring Training Camp is NOT part of the full conference registration. For those NOT participating in Spring Training Camp, the National Conference begins with the "Taste of Canada" Food Festival and Welcome Reception on Sunday evening.

5:30pm – "Taste of Canada" Food Festival and Welcome Reception

Mix and mingle with your peers in a fun and casual setting, while enjoying delicious snacks inspired by all regions of Canada!

Monday, April 4

7:30am – Breakfast in the Plenary Room / Registration Opens / Exhibit Hall Opens

8:00am – Opening Remarks

8:30am – Keynote Speaker: Jim Fisher

How to Be a Thoughtful Leader: Integrating Engagement

9:30am – Plenary 1

The Role of In-House Counsel in the Rule of Law

10:30am – Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

11:00am – 100-Series Workshops

Workshop 101 – CASL: Cooking with Gas
Workshop 102 – Moving From an Open Door to A Strategic Law Department
Workshop 103 – Data Analytics: Revolutionizing the Legal Function

12:30pm – Luncheon and Keynote - Law at the Push of a Button (Sponsored by Lex Mundi and its member firms in Canada)

2:30pm – Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:00pm – 200-Series Workshops

Workshop 201 – Protecting Your Organization's "Secret Sauce": Managing Risks Associated with Cloud Services
Workshop 202 – Regulatory Compliance: How to Follow a Recipe When the Cookbooks are Being Rewritten
Workshop 203 – Corporate Governance: Is There an Appetite for Change?

4:30pm - "Bites and Bubbly" Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

6:00pm onwards – Law Firm Dinners (not an official part of the CCCA National Conference) or Free Time

Tuesday, April 5

7:30am – Breakfast in the Plenary Room / Registration Opens / Exhibit Hall Opens

8:15am – Plenary 2

The Test of a Great Corporate Counsel

9:15am – 300-Series Workshops

Workshop 301 – Baked-In: Fairness in the Procurement Process
Workshop 302 – Hold the Toppings: Plain Language Drafting for Your Business Documents
Workshop 303 – From Soup To Nuts: Privacy Essentials For Corporate Leaders

10:45am – Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

11:15am – 400-Series Workshops

Workshop 401 – In-House Counsel Compensation: What is the Key Ingredient in Growing Your Career?
Workshop 402 – Knowing Your Business, Knowing Your Client: How to Prepare You and Your Legal Department for the Unknown
Workshop 403 – Legal Management in Challenging Economic Times

12:45pm – Luncheon and Keynote - The Boiling Frog Dilemma: Saving Canada from Economic Decline

2:00pm – Conference ends