Join us for the Seventh Annual Wiring the Rez: Innovative Strategies for Business Development Via E-Commerce CLE Conference – Free Webinar Series
February 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (MST)

February 4: The Sovereign Model of Economic Development: Structural and Conceptual
Discuss building prosperous private sector economies on reservations, Tribal business structure, Tribal business law and the growth potential of E-commerce.

Welcome: Adam Chodorow, Vice Dean, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
Opening Keynote: Chairman John R. Shotton
, Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians 
Panel Speakers:

Robert Miller, Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar and the Faculty Director of the Rosette, LLP American Indian Economic Development Program at Arizona State University (Moderator)
Chairman Mark N. Fox, Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation
Miriam Jorgensen, Research Director of the Native Nations Institute at the University of Arizona and Research Director of the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
Lance Morgan, CEO of Ho-Chunk Inc, Faculty Associate for Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
Joe Sarcinella (’09), Shareholder, Drummond Woodsum

February 11: Immunity from Suit and Challenges to E-Commerce
Review the fundamentals of Indian law and explore “Arm of the Tribe” tests. Includes an overview on recent attacks on Tribal lending. 

Panel Speakers:
Rob Rosette (’96), Founder and Managing Partner, Rosette, LLP (Moderator)
Tanya Gibbs, Partner, Rosette, LLP
Alexander Mallory (’19), Attorney Advisor, Department of Justice Honors Program
Robert Miller, Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar and the Faculty Director of the Rosette, LLP American Indian Economic Development Program at Arizona State University
Q&A with Lac Vieux Desert Band:
Chairman James Williams Jr., Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians 
Shelly Hazen, Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians 

February 18: Current Political Landscape and Tribal Priorities 
Analyze the current political landscape with experts discussing
policy and legislation, protecting Tribal sovereignty, broadband and economic development.  

Opening Keynote: Geoffrey Starks, FCC Commissioner
Panel Speakers:
Larry Roberts, Professor of Practice and Executive Director of the Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance Programs, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (Moderator)
Charles Galbraith (’05), Co-chair of Native American Law Practice and a Partner in the Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation Practice, and the Government Relations Practice, Jenner & Block
Clara Pratte, Biden Tribal Engagement Director 
Kyle Scherer, former Deputy Solicitor Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior
Kevin Washburn, Dean of Iowa Law and former Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior (Invited)

February 25: Sports Betting & Mobile Betting 
Learn more about the progress of mobile sports betting. What are the new developments? What success and challenges have the tribes seen?

Panel Speakers:
Kate Spilde
, Professor in the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at San Diego State University and Endowed Chair of the Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming (Moderator)
Steve Bodmer (’06), General Counsel, Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians
Carissa Coze, Partner, Chair of Sports and Gaming Practice and a Co-chair of Corporate Practice, Jenner & Block
Rion Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer, Port Madison Enterprises
David Trujillo, Washington State Gambling Commission Director (Invited)
Future of Online Tribal Economic Development Keynote:
Hilary Tompkins, Partner, Hogan Lovells and former Solicitor, Department of Interior

Register once and attend all/any of the sessions
Conference and CLE materials will be available by electronic download in February