Planning Committee

2017 Planning Committee

George P. Blanco, CTP, Co-Chair, EMA Group
Peggy Hunt, Co-Chair, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Jeffrey C. Krause, Co-Chair, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 
Matthew D. Covington, CTP, Alvarez & Marsal
Stephen Emerson, Excelsior Capital Partners LLC
Matthew S. English, CTP, Arch + Beam, LLC
Scott F. Gautier, Robins Kaplan LLP
Reed Gillis, Summit Investment Management LLC
Eric Goldberg, DLA Piper
Douglas Hall, Enterprise Management Advisors LLC
Sharon Kopman, sk2 Partners, LLC
Richard Lapping, Law Office of Richard A. Lapping
Jennifer Mercer, Epiq Systems Inc
Shane O'Grady, TAB Bank
Michelle Salazar, Tiger Group LLC
Ryan Stern, East West Bank
Paul Stiplosek, Rabobank NA
Robert Tormey, CTP, Carl Marks Advisors
Edward Webb, Burr Pilger Mayer’s Consulting Practice Group 



Wednesday, July 26, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration in Salon Foyer
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 in Salon Foyer
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  TMA NOW Presentation
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Networking Break in Salon Foyer
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Alternatives to Chapter 11
Sponsored by BPM
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration on Dana Lawn
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Opening Reception on Dana Lawn
Sponsored by Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Thursday, July 27, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Registration in Salon Foyer
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast in Monarch Bay Courtyard
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 in Salon Foyer
Sponsored by DLA Piper LLP 
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Contemporary Valuations
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Fiduciary Duty
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Lunch & Scheduled Networking
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Closing Reception in Monarch Bay Courtyard

Friday, July 28, 2017

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration in Salon Foyer
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Networkin Breakfast in Monarch Bay Courtyard
Sponsored by Berkeley Research Group
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Golf Tournament
Sponsored by Robins Kaplan LLP and
SierraConstellation Partners
10:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Whale Watching

Agenda subject to change.

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The Ritz-Carlton 

1 Ritz Carlton Drive
Dana Point, California 92629

Online Reservations: TBD
Reservations Phone: TBD
Room Rate: TBD
Reservation Deadline: TBD

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