We host a broad range of industry-based conferences throughout the year, featuring top experts in their fields and focusing on areas that make Boston a hub of research and innovation. Tapping into our city’s network of higher education institutions, science and technology companies, hospitals, financial institutions and law firms, we offer a unique and immersive educational experience that brings together in-house counsel and private practitioners.
Life Sciences Conference
Home to biotech startups, leading research institutions, multinational pharmaceutical companies, and venture capital firms, Boston is at the forefront of the life science industry. Amidst these emerging technologies and rapidly expanding business sectors, come new legal issues. This conference brings together industry leaders and experts to explore the interplay between the life sciences sector and the law, spanning across corporate, regulatory, and IP law.
White Collar Criminal Law Conference
This full-day conference brings together the best and brightest from private practice, in-house legal departments, government, and the judiciary for a full-day event that no member of Boston’s white collar crime bar can afford to miss. Attend interactive breakout sessions, high-level keynote discussions, and in-depth examinations on recent cases and developments in healthcare fraud, securities enforcement, FCA, government investigations, and more. The 2023 White-Collar Crime Conference will take place on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at the Aloft Hotel in Boston’s Seaport District. Click below for early sponsorship and registration information.
Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference
After two years in the virtual format, the BBA is excited to host the annual Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference. Join us on Thursday, December 8th at the BBA to hear from top cybersecurity, privacy, and digital law practitioners and business leaders discuss surveillance technology, data transfer and transactions, and the recent U.S V. Sullivan decision. The 2022 Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference is scheduled for Thursday, December 8th at the Boston Bar Association.
Employment Law Conference
Employment laws protect employees from discriminatory treatment, unfair labor practices, unsafe work conditions, and more. With thousands of employment law firms and professionals in Boston, this conference provides practitioners with an opportunity to network and learn from industry experts on critical developments to help better advise clients in this ever-changing landscape.
Real Estate Conference
This conference engages top firm practitioners, in-house counsel, premier developers, government agencies, and more from across the industry for a full-day event examining trends, challenges, and opportunities facing Boston’s commercial real estate and development landscape.
Corporate Deals Conference
This half-day conference covers topics relevant to both Mergers & Acquisitions and Venture Capital & Private Equity practitioners and features robust networking opportunities and substantive panel discussions on the world of corporate deals.
Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants
Serving practitioners working in trade secret and restrictive covenant protection and litigation, this conference covers state and federal developments, practical guidance for mitigating risk during the departure of key employees, insights from the bench, and key practice tips for both outside counsel and in-house lawyers.
Health Care Conference
Practitioners working within the health care sector will hear important updates on a variety of legal issues and developments affecting providers and institutions, payers, insurers, physicians and medical groups, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference
The Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference is an annual opportunity for bankruptcy professionals and the Federal Bankruptcy Court Judges to meet and share insights, observations and analysis on key issues.
Energy Law Conference
The energy sector is rapidly changing, bringing about complex legal and regulatory challenges, along with emerging opportunities. The BBA’s Energy Law Conference provides lawyers from the private bar and public sector with cutting edge insights into some of the changes that are shaping the sale, use, and conservation of energy resources.
Higher Education Legal Conference
Hear from leaders in higher education about the emerging legal issues impacting their institutions. This full-day conference brings together college and university in-house legal departments, administrators, and firm practitioners to discuss the complex legal needs of higher education institutions in a changing world. The 2023 Higher Education Legal Conference took place on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at the Aloft Hotel in Boston’s Seaport District. Click below to see photos from the event and learn more about the panelists.