About the Conference

Networking. Professional Development. Golf.

Attend the 2017 TMA Western Regional Conference for quality networking with more than 200 attendees. Make new connections and learn the latest industry trends. 
The TMA Western Regional Conference is hosted by the Northern California, Rocky Mountain, and Southern California Chapters. Visit each chapter's website below.

Important News & Information

Keynote Speaker Announced

This year's keynote speaker at the 2017 TMA Western Regional Conference, Niloofar Razi Howe, is an expert on cyber security and will share her insights with attendees. Having spent the last decade focusing on security, Ms. Howe is well versed on how the current cyber-attacks are affecting companies and, more importantly, knows how companies can best prepare, defend, and avoid cyber threats. In addition, Ms. Razi Howe will discuss her TEDx talk, The Gift of Exile, about her childhood experiences of being driven out of her country during a revolution and how such experiences ultimately guided her into the position she holds today. Register today to hear for yourself.   

2017 Registration Is Open

Register today for the 2017 TMA Western Regional Conference. Be sure to register and make your hotel reservations before the deadline of July 7.

Our Sponsors


Wednesday, July 26

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch & Opening Session with
Niloofar Razi Howe
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  Networking Break
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  TMA NOW Presentation
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Alternatives to Chapter 11
Sponsored by BPM
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Opening Reception

Thursday, July 27

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by AlixPartners
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Cashing in the Crown Jewels:
Monetizing Intellectual Property in
and Out of Bankruptcy
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Fiduciary Duty
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Contemporary Valuations
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Lunch & Scheduled Networking
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Closing Reception

Friday, July 28

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Berkeley Research Group
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Whale Watching
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Golf Tournament

Agenda subject to change.

View 2017 Conference Agenda


The Ritz-Carlton 

1 Ritz Carlton Drive
Dana Point, California 92629

Online Reservations: Click here
Reservations Phone: 877-266-6065
Room Rate: $349 plus tax
Reservation Deadline: July 7, 2017

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