Draft Agenda

Oct 6, 2022

ASU Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center, 1800 I Street NW, Washington, DC

6:00-8:00 pm

Reception and Featured Speaker  (Invited)

Oct 7, 2022

 National Press Club, Ballroom, 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC

8:00-9:00

Breakfast

8:45-9:00

Welcome

Kathlene Rosier
Assistant Dean, Institutional Progress
Executive Director, Indian Legal Program, ASU Law

Joseph Lilly
Communications and External Affairs
Caliber Financial Services

9:00-9:30

Indian Nations’ Corporate Structure & Sovereignty

Professor Robert J. Miller
Director, Rosette LLP Am. Ind. Eco. Devo. Program
Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

9:30-11:00

Legal Issues in Tribal Fintech 

Derrick Beetso (moderator)
Director, Indian Gaming & Tribal Self-Governance Programs
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Saba Bazzazieh
Partner, Rosette, LLP

Leonard R. Powell
Senior Associate, Jenner & Block

11:00-12:00

Tribal Regulatory Best Practices

Justin Gray
Attorney, Rosette, LLP

Eugene Big Soldier
Executive Director, Regulatory Commission, Otoe-Missouria Tribe

12:00-12:30

Lunch

12:30-1:00

Keynote Speaker (Invited)

1:00-1:15

Break

1:15-2:15

Public Relations Pro Trips

Kate Spilde
Professor, L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, San Diego State University and Endowed Chair of the Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming

Joseph Lilly
Communications and External Affairs
Caliber Financial Services

Richard Picard
Director of Public Relations & Advertising at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel
Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana’s Economic Development Committee

2:15-3:15

Working with Tribal Businesses

Jim Hopper
Otoe-Missouria Tribe

Ben Ray
Tribal Administrator & CEO
Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians

3:15-3:25

Break

3:25-4:30

Business Networking/Vendor Showcase

Debra LeJeune
Founder & President, Integrity Payments Group

Corey Owens 
CEO, Acquire Interactive

4:30

Closing