WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
12:30 PM – Registration
12:50 PM – Welcome
1:00 PM – “You Are the Product”: Interactive Professional Development
Joanna Bloor, a self-described “people accelerator, scalability junkie and belief agent for brave and curious women,” leads an interactive session on how to understand the impact and manage the story of “you.”
Speaker: Joanna Bloor, Chief Executive Officer, The Amplify Lab
2:30 PM – Oh, the Places You’ll Go: Different Career Paths
Lawyers have traditionally faced a solid but limited menu of options, especially at the start of their careers. Then again, the world is changing—and well-behaved women rarely make history. Accomplished women with a variety of perspectives share their history, experience, and advice for people looking for success off the beaten path.
Speakers: Claire Huffstetler, Command Judge Advocate, USS Theodore Roosevelt
Tricia Timm, Founder, GCAssist
Judge Elizabeth Laporte, Northern District Magistrate Judge
Laura Norris, Assistant Clinical Professor and Director, Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic, Santa Clara University
Moderator: Emily Hostage, Director of Corporate Development & Policy Counsel, RPX Corp.
3:20 PM – Networking Break
3:30 PM – The O’Malleys: Mother-Daughter Interview
Judge O’Malley, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and her daughter Nora O’Malley, entrepreneur, share their experiences as professional women in a one-on-one interview.
4:00 PM – Raising Your Profile: Putting Innovation & Social Media To Work
Panelists use their personal experience and professional strengths to offer tips and advice on making the digital age—from innovative blogging to inclusion technology—work for you.
Speakers: Julie Brush, The Lawyer Whisperer
Annsley Merelle Ward, IPKat and Bristows LLP
Eileen Carey, Founder & CEO at Glassbreakers
Moderator: Sarita Venkat, Senior Counsel, Apple Inc.
5:00 PM: – Reception