Wednesday, June 26, 2024

9:00–9:45 a.m.2024 Affiliate Leadership Workshop Registration & Networking Breakfast
(By Invitation Only)
9:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.2024 Affiliate Leadership Workshop & Forum
(By Invitation Only)
2:00–8:00 p.m.2024 Annual Convention Registration
4:00-6:00 p.m.NELA Law Students & New Lawyers Program
6:00—6:30 p.m.NELA Law Students & New Lawyers Reception
6:30–8:00 p.m.President’s Welcome Reception

Thursday, June 27, 2024

7:00–9:00 a.m.2024 Annual Convention Registration
8:30–9:15 a.m.Paul H. Tobias Roll Call Of The States & Opening Remarks
9:15–10:30 a.m.Forging the Future of Workers’ Rights: Honoring Courageous Plaintiffs
10:30–11:30 a.m.Exhibitor Open House
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
Fundamentals of Employment LawDemystifying the Class or Collective Action Case
Practical Skills Trauma Informed Lawyering
Discovery/Pre-Trial Advocacy 30(b)(6) & Data Depositions
Ongoing Developments in Private-Sector Whistleblower Litigation
State of the ADAAA
12:30–2:0 p.m.Annual Luncheon & Keynote Address
2:15–3:15 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Class & Collective Action Practice
Practical Skills/ Fundamentals of Employment LawHow to Conduct an Arbitration Successfully
Effective Law Practice Management
Diversity, Equity & InclusionDiscrimination in the Age of AI
Workplace Defamation Claims
4:00–5:15 p.m.The Impact of the Affirmative Action Decision on Employment Law
5:30–6:30 p.m.Forging the Future of Workers' Rights: 2024 Gala Awards Ceremony
6:30–7:45 p.m.Annual Reception

Friday, June 28, 2024

7:00 a.m. Tobias 5K Run
7:30–9:00 a.m. 2024 Annual Convention Registration
10:45–12:00 a.m. Summary Judgment Jiujitsu
12:30–1:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
Fundamentals of Employment LawEffectively Using Expert Witnesses
Practical SkillsDeveloping a Successful Client Relationship
Concerted Activity Under the NLRA
Forced Arbitration Update 2024
Considerations in Representing Executives
1:45–2:45 p.m.NELA Committee & Practice Group Meetings
3:00–4:00 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
Fundamentals of Employment Law Cross Examination Skills for Deposition & Trial
Practical Skills/Diversity, Equity & InclusionPractical Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Discovery/Pre-Trial Advocacy Organizing Your Discovery for Success
Helping Caregivers Get the Care They Deserve: Wage & Hour Claims for Homecare Workers
Ethics for the Plaintiffs' Employment Lawyer
4:30–5:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
Cutting Edge Voir Dire
Recurring Challenges in Representing Plaintiffs in Sexual Harassment & Assault Cases
Labor Trafficking–What You Need to Know
8:00–11:00 p.m.Forging the Future of Workers' Rights: 2024 Gala Dance Party

Saturday, June 29, 2024

7:30–9:00 a.m.2023 Annual Convention Registration
9:15–10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
Fundamentals of Employment LawGuide to Using AI in Your Law Practice
Practical SkillsWellness Skills for the Plaintiffs' Employment Lawyer
Discovery/Pre-trial AdvocacyCreative & Effective Storytelling for Workers’ Rights Advocates
Available Claims at the Hiring Stage
Legislative Efforts, Deferred Action for Labor Enforcement (DALE), and Other Potential Relief for Exploited Immigrant Workers
10:50 a.m.–12:40 p.m.The Year In Review: Significant Developments In Employment Law