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 Program at-a-glance

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Sunday, February 24   Monday, February 25   Tuesday, February 26   

Sunday, February 24

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8 - 8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Overview - Legal Affairs

8:15 - 9:30 a.m.

Conversation with FTA Chief Counsel /Deputy Chief Counsel

9:30 - 10 a.m.

Legislative Update

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Legal 101/Refresher

10 - 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Law Office Management: How do you run your office?

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Working Lunch: Roundtable Discussion (Transit Agency Attorneys Only)

(The roundtable discussion is intended as a forum for transit agency attorneys and their outside counsel to exchange information in a non-attribution, confidential setting.)
1 - 1:15 p.m.

Break

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Labor Panel – Collective Bargaining; 13(C); and the Janus Case

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Alternative Modes of Transportation: Automated Vehicles, Ferries, etc.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Clean Transportation: Electric Buses

Monday, February 25

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 10 a.m.

Rail Session: Liability Allocation on NE Corridor; Positive Train Control; and TX High Speed Rail

10 - 11 a.m.

Navigating the Buy America Landscape – New Technologies, Vehicles, and Tariffs

11 - 11:15 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Keynote Luncheon: General Manager New Orleans RTA (invited)

1:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Break

1:45 - 3 p.m.

TOD Joint Development Projects and P3s

3 - 4:30 p.m.

Ethics: General Counsel Ethical Dilemmas and Best Practices

5 - 7 p.m.

Opening Reception - Legal Affairs and Risk Management

Tuesday, February 26

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Legal Affairs and Risk Management: Why are we here together?

Legal Affairs and Risk Management Joint Session
9 - 10:30 a.m.

Sexual Harassment: Leadership in the #MeToo Era

Legal Affairs and Risk Management Joint Session
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Insurance & Risk Management: Litigation, Investigation, & Public Disclosures

Legal Affairs and Risk Management Joint Session
11:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Break

11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Keynote Luncheon: Cyber Security

Legal Affairs and Risk Management Joint Session
1:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks from Legal Affairs Committee Chair

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