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04:00 PM - 06:00 PMCheck-inBiltmore Hotel
07:00 PM - 10:00 PMWelcome Party By AngeionCascade Lawn

The Cascade Lawn at The Biltmore Hotel in Miami sets the stage for an unforgettable welcome party, ushering in the excitement of the inaugural Angeion Group Mega Settlement Summit. Mingle and network, savoring heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails expertly crafted by the hotel’s skilled bartenders. Join Angeion Group as we set the tone for a productive, insightful, and exciting few days ahead.

  • Day 1
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMBreakfast By Biltmore HotelAragon
10:00 AM - 10:15 AMWelcomePrado
10:15 AM - 11:05 AMPanel 1: Big Class, Big Data, Big Fraud By Bryan Heller, Derek Loeser, John Yanchunis, Ryan Clarkson, Ryan McGee, and Ryan HallmanPrado

Moderator: Derek Burrows

The rise of megacases has brought with it headline-making settlements and eyepopping claims counts. The story behind these numbers is a new breed of challenges impacting every phase of the settlement administration process – from notice to distribution. Ensuring the broadest notice coverage, handling massive amounts of data, coordinating communications with tens of millions of people, and combatting ever more voluminous and sophisticated fraud attacks on the process are all becoming day-to-day issues confronted by counsel and administrators alike.

11:10 AM - 12:00 PMPanel 2: Optimizing Outcomes Through Effective Communication in Litigation: Keys to a Successful Settlement when Hundreds of Millions or More Class Members are at Stake By Chris Chorba, Elizabeth Cabraser, Eric Cramer, and Paul GellerPrado

Moderator: Steven Weisbrot

An in depth look at the importance of communication in both the litigation process and settlement administration.

12:05 PM - 01:00 PMPanel 3: Maximizing Claims Rates By Adam Levitt, Dan Bryson, Derek Loeser, Jon Shub, and Thomas LoeserPrado

Moderator: Steven Weisbrot

What are the best ways to ensure maximum class member communication with a mega class?

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMLunch By Alhambra LoggiaAlhambra Loggia
02:00 PM - 02:50 PMPanel 4: Neuroscience & Notice: All Words Are Not Created Equal By David Stellings, Joe Meltzer, and Melissa WeinerPrado

Moderator: Steven Weisbrot

What makes some settlements go viral and some stall? How important is choice architecture? Are we behind the times?

03:00 PM - 03:50 PMJonah Berger Key Note By Jonah BergerPrado

One of our distinguished speakers, and renowned author of “Contagious: How to Build Word of Mouth in the Digital Age.” Jonah Berger is widely recognized for his expertise in the field of marketing and viral content, and he has been described as the man “who knows more about what makes information ‘go viral’ than anyone in the world.”

Jonah Berger’s work has revolutionized the way we think about the spread of ideas and content and has personally affected my thoughts and strategies on how to design the best notice practicable in class action settlements.

04:00 PMPanels End
05:45 PM - 06:00 PMTransportation to Dinner at Ariete

Transportation will be provided. Meet in the Biltmore Lower Lobby at 5:45 PM. Transportation will depart at 6 PM.

Ariete https://www.opentable.com/ariete
06:45 PM - 10:00 PMDinner at Ariete By ArieteDinner

Ariete is the Michelin star rated vision of partners Michael Beltran, former Cypress Room sous chef, and Jason Odio, owner of popular Brickell watering hole, Sidebar. An indoor, outdoor experience on a lush, tree-lined avenue in Coconut Grove, Ariete offers innovative cuisine in anew-American-meets-New-World way. Featuring a Sunday supper-style, family-friendly feel, the menu features shareable entrees and snacks revolving around a wood fired grill. Options include the likes of Foie Gras and plantains & Venison Tartar.

  • Day 2
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMBreakfast By AragonAragon
10:00 AM - 10:55 AMPanel 5: International Angle: Can you take this settlement on the road? By Alex Neill, Harris Pogust, Jonathan Selbin, Miguel Sousa Ferro, Maria Jose Azar-Baud Prado

Moderator: Steven Weisbrot

Will a meaningful settlement in the US necessarily work in other jurisdictions? Why it isn’t so simple.

11:00 AM - 11:50 PMPanel 6: Ethical Considerations in Early Resolution of Mega Cases By Steve Jaffe, Shanon Carson, and Myriam GillesPrado

Moderator: Kendall S. Zylstra

Class counsel in mega cases will confront ethical issues when trying to resolve cases early. There is tension between avoiding costly litigation and developing the merits for broader resolution.

11:55 AM - 01:00 PMPanel 7: Mass Problems: Mass Arbs & Mass Torts By Bryan Aylstock, Steven Schwartz, Kiley Grombacher Prado

Moderator: Eric Eckhardt

Managing a large inventory of cases comes with large responsibilities. How can you make sure your clients are cared for properly, when you couldn’t possibly talk to each and every individual you represent?

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMLunch By Alhambra LoggiaAlhambra Loggia
02:05 PM - 03:00 PMPanel 8: Attorney’s Fees in Mega Settlements Including Valuing Injunctive Relief By Jon Jagher, Katrina Carroll, Todd Garber, and Tony WeibellPrado

Moderator: Steven Weisbrot

A deep look at attorneys fees in mega settlements including the value of injunctive relief.

03:00 PMConference ConcludesPrado
05:45 PM - 06:00 PMTransportation to Dinner at Klaw Rooftop

Transportation will be provided. Meet in the Biltmore Lower Lobby at 5:45 PM. Transportation will depart at 6 PM.

06:30 PMDinner at Klaw Miami RooftopDinner

Rustic meets luxury within the walls of Edgewater’s historic Miami Women’s Club, which has been honored through a thoughtful restoration, while floor-to-ceiling windows offer stunning views of Biscayne Bay. Executive Chef Michael Paley and his team, carefully choose the best suppliers, and believe that treating product with respect, and cooking it the right way can greatly enhance the flavor. Klaw honors its Spanish Renaissance roots with a large dining room decorated with deep colors and dark woods, massive colonial arched windows, and a theater kitchen. The roof top bar, has an amazing view and offers a great selection of cocktails

  • Day 3
12:45 PM - 01:00 PMTransportation to Activity 1Biltmore Main Lobby

Transportation will be provided. Meet in the Biltmore Lower Lobby at 12:45 PM. Transportation will depart at 1:00 PM.

12:00 PM - 02:00 PMActivity Option 1: Lunch at BarTaco Wynwood
02:00 PM - 05:00 PMActivity Option 1: Wynwood Art and Brewery Experience

The microbrew culture has arrived to Miami. Join local graffiti artists and craft beer connoisseurs on a stimulating stroll through the heart of Miami’s art and brew scene. This tour will explore the massive and enchanting murals inside the Wynwood Walls. Learn about the artists as well as shape, color, materials and the technical skill executed on some of the most prominent walls. The local artist guide will share stories behind the creation of Wynwood, its history, and the people who helped create one of the largest, open-air street-art installations in the world. Visit a local brewery where they will enjoy beer tasting. Create your own “tag” and a design for your own 8×10 canvas while being led by an experienced graffiti artist.

01:30 PM - 01:45 PMTransportation to Activity 2Biltmore Main Lobby

Transportation will be provided. Meet in the Biltmore Lower Lobby at 1:30 PM. Transportation will depart at 1:45 PM.

02:15 PMActivity Option 2: Catamaran CruiseBayside Marina

Take advantage of one of Florida’s finest highlights upon the comfortable catamaran. Sit back and relax while we set sail on the Atlantic Ocean. This catamaran boasts both a generous deck size and interior spaciousness. On the deck, the area between the hulls is netted. This provides for extra lounging space and it is the perfect spot for sun-bathing. The catamaran is complete with a spacious sundeck, shaded seating area, two restrooms, a convenient serving bar and a dual stairway that leads to the sea for swimming and snorkeling. This cruise allows for spectacular intracoastal views and is perfect for lounging and entertaining.

Non-slip shoes, towels, hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended. Snacks and beverages will be provided on board.

12:30Check-out By Biltmore HotelBiltmore Hotel

12:30 is check-out time for all guests staying at The Biltmore Hotel.

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