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​​​TLA Webinar Series​

TLA’s webinar series seeks to expand the association’s CLE offerings by providing timely information on issues of concern to transportation attorneys from the leaders in the field.  TLA members, non-members and non-attorneys are welcome to attend.

  
Please see the Importan​t Information below before you register.​
 

More Than Just Blocking and Tackling:
Blockchain Is Coming Around the Corner and We’d Better Be Ready for It.  Here’s How!
Wednesday, October 24
2 p.m. Eastern; 1 p.m. Central; Noon Mountain; 11 a.m. Pacific

As a tsunami of technological advances reshape our transportation and logistics world, from both a practical and a legal standpoint, both in-house counsel and outside counsel must adroitly adapt to meet the needs of their clients.  One of those advances that is hurdling toward us, at breakneck speed, is blockchain.  This webinar, occurring on October 24, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. ET, will begin with the basics of blockchain, including its origins, its functionality, and its prospects for growth and development within the transportation and logistics industry.  It will also discuss how the rapid-fire, cloud-based transactions of blockchain apply to the rights and liabilities of transactional partners, in particular, shipment schematics.  Additionally, the panelists, Mark Newcomb, Counsel and Vice President - Claims & Insurance, Zim Integrated Shipping Services, and Kennedy K. Luvai, Shareholder at Parsons Behle & Latimer, will explore how this state-of-the-art, transactional technology is superimposed upon the arcane regimen of statutory and regulatory bodies and case law, upon which the transportation industry is based.  Finally, the panel will provide both pragmatic and legal pointers on how to advise our clients in dealing with blockchain transactions effectively, from contractual, transactional, and legal perspectives.  This is the cutting edge of change in our industry -- you won’t want to be left behind!  See you there.

Moderator:
Jeff Simmons, GlobalTranz

Panelists: 
Kennedy K. Luvai, Parsons Behle & Latimer
Mark Newcomb, Zim Integrated Shipping Services

Member price:  Complimentary; Non-member price:  $75

Click here to register.

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Suggestions for webinar topics and presenters are welcome.
Please email one of the following committee chairs​.​

 
2018-19 Webinar Committee
​Stephen Dennis​ (Co-Chair)
Stephanie Penninger (Co-Chair)
Tyler Hayes
Kathleen Jeffries
Daniel Sbanotto
Eric Zalud
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​IMPORTANT INFORMATION
​Before You Register for a TLA Webinar

  • TLA applies for Continuing Legal Education credit from every State in which it is required.
  • ​Please be aware that some states do not allow webinars as an approved format for continuing education (Delaware, Indiana, Kansas and Pennsylvania).
  • All participants who complete the evaluation following the webinar will be provided with the uniform certificate of attendance.
  • TLA is using an outside vendor, BlueSky Broadcast, to administer its webinars.  Your TLA members only login credentials will not work on the vendor's site.  
    • When you register for a webinar for ​the first time, you will need to Create A User Profile. We suggest creating your login credentials to be the same as the TLA website, but it is up to the user to determine what they will remember in order ​to return to the site. 
    • Once you have created a profile, you will be able to use the user name and password that you created to register for future events.  
    • Once you are registered, you should receive confirmation emails for both your payment as well as instructions about how to access the webinar. 
    • If you do not receive an email with instructions about how to access the webinar, you can go back to the registration site, log in and click the link below the Launch button to get the instructions.  
    • Be sure to test the system a few days before the webinar.  
    • If you have any questions or problems, support is available through the registration site.
  • ​Member price:  $50; Non-member price:  $75​ 
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