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Day 1, Thursday, September 06, 2018

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Welcome by Co-Chairs

Amy E. Garrett, Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC, Alton, IL
Brenda G. Baum, HeplerBroom LLC, Edwardsville, IL

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Jurisdictional Update

Candice C. Kusmer, Kurowski Shultz LLC, O'Fallon, IL
David W. Aubrey, Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., Edwardsville, IL

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Minnesota Law Update

David E. Scouton, Thibodeau, Johnson & Feriancek, PLLP, Duluth, MN
Chad C. Alexander, Sieben Polk P.A., Eagan, MN

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Alternative Medical Causation in Asbestos Cases

Paul L. Knobbe, Goldberg Segalla, St. Louis
Luke Dalton, SWMW Law, St. Louis

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Women in the Law

Honorable Ellen Sue Levy, Missouri 21st Judicial Circuit Court, St. Louis County, St. Louis
Allyson Romani, Shrader & Associates L.L.P., Alton, IL
Margaret Samadi, Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd, LLC, St. Louis
Jacqueline Redmond, Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C., St. Louis

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.


1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

A New Approach to Low Dose Cases

Mark G. Zellmer, Husch Blackwell LLP, St. Louis
J. Conard Metcalf, Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC, Alton, IL

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Emerging Trends in Genetics

• Update on EPA's Actions On An Asbestos Ban Under Amended TSCA
• Preview of Mesothelioma Abstracts from IASLC Meeting
• Update on Mesothelioma and Genetic Issues, Including Findings From The Cancer Genome Atlas and Multi-Gene Testing Possibilities
• Comments on Smoking and Mesotheliomas
Kirk. T. Hartley, LSP Group LLC, Chicago
Bill Kohlburn, Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC, Alton, IL

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

St. Louis Asbestos Cases: Practice Pointers

Hon. Elizabeth B. Hogan, Missouri 22nd Judicial Circuit Court, St. Louis City, St. Louis
Aaron Heckaman, Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC, Houston
Rebecca A. Nickelson, HeplerBroom LLC, St. Louis

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Madison County Roundtable

Honorable Stephen Stobbs, Illinois Circuit Court, Madison County, Edwardsville, IL
Eric P. Hall, HeplerBroom, LLC, Edwardsville, IL
Christopher T. Layloff, Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., Edwardsville, IL

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Networking Cocktail Reception

Networking Cocktail Reception is Sponsored by Flint Law Firm LLC.

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September 06, 2018

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