Education

Opportunities in a COVID-19 World
Wednesday, October 28, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

COVID-19 impacted the restructuring industry in many ways, but as they say, the show must go on. Hear from our NextGen panelists during this "Pardon the Interruption" style session on how COVID-19 has changed business development, personal habits, and what they have seen change in their practices. 


Tips from the Titans
Wednesday, October 28, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Learn from the Best of the Best in the Restructuring Industry! While luck can increase the chances of being successful, success is rarely a result of luck. Successful professionals in their field, or titans of their trade have, through mentorship, good habits and other efforts, endeavored to become the professionals they are today. This panel of prominent restructuring professionals will discuss how they got to where they are and tips to help young professionals elevate themselves and their practices.


Lessons from the PG&E Bankruptcy Case
Thursday, October 29, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

PG&E’s Chapter 11 case drew the active involvement of two official committees, multiple groups of key stakeholders, the California Governor’s Office, as well as a number of individual fire victims and local interest groups. PG&E confirmed its Chapter 11 plan in June 2020, with the support of a significant majority of its stakeholders. Panelists will discuss the key stakeholders in this case and the many unique issues faced in this bankruptcy, and how they were able to resolve key issues in the case that paved the way for the company’s reorganization. 


Industries in Distress & Distressed Investing Approaches
Thursday, October 29, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

This panel of strategic investors, lenders, and restructuring specialists is back! Before COVID-19, a lot of industries were in distress, now a lot more are struggling. This panel will highlight people that operate in this industry and look at where the opportunities are. What do lenders look at? Panelists will provide an updated overview of industries that are in distress, and share strategies and best practices for finding investment opportunities and capital solutions in these uncertain times.

ConferenceAgenda

Date & Time (all times in CDT) Event
   
Wednesday, October 28  
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks 
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  Education Session: Opportunity in a COVID-19 World
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Resume Hackathon sponsored by Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  TMA Connect LIVE: Certification (CTP/CTA)
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. TMA Connect LIVE: Chapter NextGen Program Brainstorm
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  NextGen Presents: TMA Town Hall "Standing Out and Making Movies in a Remote Environment"
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  TMA Connect LIVE: NextGen Membership Brainstorm 
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Education Session: Tips from the Titans
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Happy Hour & Cooking with NextGen Virtual Cooking Class
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  TMA Connect LIVE: Talk with the Titans 1
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  TMA Connect LIVE: Talk with the Titans 2
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Place Your Bets with TMA NextGen Poker Night
   
Thursday, October 29  
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Get up and Sweat: Virtual Yoga Class
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.  Get up and Sweat: Virtual High Impact Fitness Class
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  TMA Connect LIVE: Book Club & Hobbies
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Education Session: Lessons from the PG&E Bankruptcy Case  
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. TMA Connect LIVE: Hot Topics in Restructuring
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker Heather Vickery
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Speed Networking Event  Sponsored by Sherwood Partners

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. TMA Connect LIVE: Diversity & Inclusion Conversation to Implementation
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Education Session: Industries in Distress & Distressed Investing Approaches
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. TMA Connect LIVE: TMA NextGen Planning Committee 
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  

TMA NextGen Trivia Halloween Slam sponsored by Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP

6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.  TMA Connect LIVE: Happy Hour Cocktail Share
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  TMA NextGen Leadership Experience Closing Reception