Agenda At-A-Glance

Tuesday, January 26, 2015

7:30 Registration Begins and Continental Breakfast 8:30 Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks — Summit Roadmap 8:45 State of the Food Court — Update on 9th Circuit Trends that May Affect Your Litigation Strategy 9:30 Dissecting the Class Certification Requirement of Commonality — What Guidance Can You Glean from the Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo Supreme Court Case? 10:15 Morning Coffee Break 10:30 Class Action Moot Court — Debating Why the Issue of Ascertainaiblity is So Important in Defending Your Case 11:40 In-House Roundtable: How Counsel at Food Companies Manage Consumer Fraud Cases from Start to Finish 12:25 FDA Keynote Address:
FDA Enforcement and Labeling Updates 12:00 Registration for Main Conference 12:45 Networking Luncheon 2:00 Attacking Plaintiff’s Damages Model — Understanding Damages Theories Used in Consumer Fraud Class Actions 2:45 Settlement Best Practices — Strategies on When, Why, and How to Settle a Claim 3:45 Networking Break 4:00 Beech-Nut and its Backlash — The Battle Over Prop 65’s Fundamentals 4:45 What’s Coming Next — PHOs, Beyond “Natural”, and the New Mislabeling Claim Trends 5:30 Town Hall Wrap Up Session — Are Food Cases the New Tobacco Litigation? 6:00 Summit Concludes