Sunday October 28

7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.



9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.



Presidential Remarks:

Edward B. Krinsky, NAA President, Madison, WI


2018-2019 Slate:

Richard Adleman, NAA, Nominating Committee Chair, New York, NY


9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Red Light / Green Light


The Panel will address such issues as whether to apply external law; contract interpretation; admissibility of evidence; disciplinary matters; and past practice.



Amedeo Greco, NAA, Madison, WI



Lise G. Gelernter, NAA, Amherst, NY

Dennis R. Nolan, NAA, St. Helena Island, SC

Theodore J. St. Antoine, NAA, Ann Arbor, MI


10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Transition Break



10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Concurrent Session – Update Your Technology Skills


From the initial appointment to the filing of your Award, there are several technologies that can make your practice easier and more efficient.  Learn tips and tricks to using the latest technology from two computer-savvy arbitrators.  Discover software you didn’t know you needed until you learned what it could do and appreciate tasks you can do better with the software you already own.  Whether you are looking for simple ways to advance your practice management or are wondering what’s in the cloud, there is something in this session for you!



Kathryn A. VanDagens, NAA, Lansing, MI




Mark I. Lurie, NAA, West Palm Beach, FL

Will Hartsfield, NAA, Dallas, TX


10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Concurrent Session – What To Do When:  An Ethics Primer


Panelists will address how best to respond when you suddenly are confronted with ethical issues.



James S. Cooper, NAA, Boston, MA



Sarah Kerr Garraty, NAA, Concord, MA

Jasbir O. Parmar, NAA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Andrew M. Strongin, NAA, Takoma Park, MD


Location: Sheraton Hotel Date: October 28, 2018 Time: 7:45 am - 11:45 am