Program Schedule

Friday, October 14, 2016

11:00 a.m. – Noon      Check-in for Peggy Browning Fellows

Noon – 4:00 p.m.        Fellowship Luncheon & Wrap-Up Workshop
                                   (This is a pre-conference activity restricted to Peggy Browning Fellows, Mentors & invited guests only.)

2:00 – 8:00 p.m.         Conference Registration
                                   Check-in for Overnight Guests

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.          Fellowships & Career Paths:  Alumni Perspectives
                                   (Open only to pre-registered students arriving early for the conference. Not open to PBF Fellows.)

5:30 – 6:45 p.m.         Informal Reception and Buffet Dinner
                                   (Buffet will remain open until 9 p.m. for late arrivals)

6:45 – 9:00 p.m.         Program To Be Announced
                                      
9:00 p.m. – Closing    Networking/Free Time
(Cash Bar open
until 11 p.m.)

Saturday, October 15, 2016

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.        Breakfast
                                  Conference Registration

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.        Introductions & Conference Overview

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.        Keynote Address - Mark Gaston Pearce, Chairman
                                                                National Labor Relations Board

9:45 – 11:00 a.m.      Workshops
                                       Introduction to Basic Labor Law
                                       Protecting & Organizing Immigrant Workers
                                       Public Sector Labor Law
                                       The Rewards of Labor Law Practice

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.    Networking Break & Refreshments

11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Workshops 
                                      Employee Benefits Law
                                      International Trade & Workers' Rights
                                      Protecting & Organizing Immigrant Workers
                                      The Rewards of Labor Law Practice
 
12:30 – 1:45 p.m.     Networking Luncheon

1:45 – 3:00 p.m.       Workshops
                                      Employee Benefits Law
                                      International Trade & Workers' Rights
                                      Introduction to Basic Labor Law
                                      Public Sector Labor Law
                                      Sports and Labor Law

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.       Networking Break & Refreshments                                    

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.       Plenary Session - Organizing Workers in the Gig Economy