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2005 NATLE Winter Meeting Program

Kay Shields, ID, Executive Director
NATLE President

La Quinta Resort & Club
Palm Springs, California
January 29 - February 1, 2005

Program Chairs

Beth Bernard, Executive Director, OR
Suzanne Keith, Executive Director, TN

Social Event Chair
Robin Brewer, Executive Director, CA

Program Schedule

Saturday, January 29

2:30pm - 4:30 pm NATLE Executive Committee (Fountain  Room)

Sunday, January 30

9:00 - 10:00am Equipping Board Members for Success Micki Wilson and Teresa L. Todd, ITLA President

10:00 - 11:00am Research & Polling ReportH. Lazarus, Lazarus Strategic Services, MD

11:00- Noon A Blueprint for a TLA Media CampaignMichael Kesten, KestenMedia, OR

Noon - 1:00pm Post Session Discussions with Speakers

1:00 - 2:00pm ATLA Partnership Task Force Meeting (Tentative)

4:30- 6:00pm NYSTLA Reception

7:00 - 9:00pm Networking Dinner sponsored by RinglerEnjoy an evening of fun and camaraderie with your colleagues.

Monday, January 31

8:30 - 9:00am ATLA Staff Reports

9:00 - 10:15am Roundtable Discussions: 1. All About Lobbyists 2. Fundraising & Special Events 3. Membership Recruiting and Retaining

10:15 - 10:30am Break

10:30  - 11:00am Identifying and Recruiting Volunteer Leaders Tony Callaway, GA

11:00 - Noon NATLE Business Meeting

12:30 - 2:00pm ATLAPAC Town HallMeeting featuring Bill Press

2:30 - 3:30pm Easy Nondues Revenue An in-depth exploration of ways NATLE members can use existing NATLE affinity programs to earn nondues revenue with Kent Hughes, TrialSmith; Larry Jeffres, PremiereConferencing; and, Brock Aldred, Xpedite/Data Delivery

Tuesday, February 1

8:30 - 9:00amATLA Staff Reports

9:00 - 9:45amTechnology Update Kent Hughes, President & CEO, TrialSmith

9:45 - 10:15amTrends in CLE Delivery

10:15 - 10:30am Break

10:30 - 11:30amLegislative Negotiations and Winning with Compromise


Due to the small attendance at this particular NATLE meeting, only juice and coffee will be offered in the morning rather than the continental breakfast usually provided at NATLE meetings. Please note that ATLA provides complimentary refreshment breaks daily in the Exhibit Hall.

Plan to bring samples of cle, pac, and membership brochuresfor the take one table.