Calendar - BADC Antitrust Committee 2011 Symposium On Associations and Antitrust
When: Thursday, February 10, 2011 11:00 AM - Thursday, February 10, 2011 05:00 PM

Where: The Capital Hilton Hotel, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Contact: MaryEva Candon via e-mail at: or call 202-223-5457

The Capital Hilton Hotel
1001 – 16th Street, NW  (16th & “K”)
Washington, DC 20036

CLE credit pending

The BADC is pleased to present once again its Symposium on Associations and Antitrust.  This Symposium, which has a history going back almost 50 years, is the only program of its kind in Washington, DC.  It represents a unique opportunity for association executives, staff and counsel to hear from and interact with current and former federal antitrust officials from the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, and to stay current on antitrust issues of particular interest to associations.

Registration Fee:

  • BADC Members: $125 ($150 at the door)
  • Non-members: $170 ($195 at the door)
  • Government Employees: $100
  • Student: $75



11:00 AM Welcome

11:05 AM Opening Remarks

Thomas B. Leary

Former Federal Trade Commissioner; Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells US LLP

11:30 AM The Federal Antitrust Agencies

Sharis A. Pozen
, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, DOJ Antitrust Division
Christopher Renner, Anticompetitive Practices Division, Federal Trade Commission
Deborah A. Garza – Moderator, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP; former Acting Assistant Attorney General, DOJ Antitrust Division
12:30 PM Information Sharing and Standards Setting

David L. Meyer
, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Michael Spector, Senior Associate Counsel, America’s Health Insurance Plans
Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
Elaine Metlin – Moderator, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP

1:30 PM Luncheon and Keynote Remarks

R. Bruce Josten
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

3:00 PM Lobbying Activity

Makan Delrahim
, Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
Karin Moore, Vice President & Co-General Counsel, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America
Christopher L. Sagers, Associate Professor, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Seth Bloom, General Counsel, Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Holt Lackey, Counsel, House Judiciary Committee
David Balto – Moderator, Law Offices of David Balto; Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress 

4:00 PM Who is the Client?

Hope C. Todd
, Director of Legal Ethics Program, Department of Regulation Counsel at the District of Columbia Bar
Melissa Kimmel, Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Larry Walke, Associate General Counsel, National Association of Broadcasters
Kathryn M. Fenton – Moderator, Partner, Jones Day

5:00 PM Reception

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