2009 Events & Speaking Engagements
Marler Clark regularly presents at meetings and annual education conferences for food industry groups, environmental health associations, and FDA-sponsored Regional Retail Food Seminars. Contact Leslie Dale at (206) 407-2204 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request a speaker for an upcoming event.
Drew Falkenstein traveled to New York City to present to American Association for Justice at their Weekend with the Stars event.
Bill Marler will be the luncheon speaker at a day-long symposium presented by the Government Accountability Project (GAP) on the topic of “Empowering Employees to Protect Food Integrity.” The event will be held at the American College of Law in Washington, DC.
Colin Caywood will be addressing Legal Perspectives on Food Safety at the NW Organic Farm Food Safety Summit in Portland, OR.
Bill Marler will return to Beijing as a keynote speaker and sponsor at the China International Food Safety and Quality Conference (CIFSQ)
Bruce Clark, Patti Waller, and Debbie Carr will travel to Myrtle Beach, SC for the SE regional meeting of the FDA.
Denis Stearns will be addressing the 4th Annual International Food HACCP Conference in Redondo Beach, CA
Patti Waller will be in Baton Rouge to address the annual educational conference for Louisiana sanitarians.
Drew Falkenstein will return to North Dakota to speak at the annual EHA meeting, being held this year in Fargo.
Bill Marler will co-chair the 3rd National ACI Forum on Foodborne Illness Litigation with Alan Maxwell. The conference is being held in Chicago, IL.
Denis Stearns will be the guest lecturer at USC Regulatory Science Course: Medical Products and the Law
Bruce Clark will deliver the keynote speech to the 10th Annual BC Food Protection Association Conference in Vancouver.
Bruce Clark will be in Boston, MA to address the ACC on “Ensuring Safety and Quality of Products Manufactured in China”.
Denis Stearns will be a featured speaker on the GMA webinar on Emerging Issues in Food Litigation.
Bruce Clark will take part in an online CLE on Children’s Products Litigation.
Drew Falkenstein will present to the Oregon EHA Annual Training Conference being held in Lincoln City, OR.
Bruce Clark will give the keynote presentation to the Annual Environmental Health Conference for NEHA, Region 4.
Bill Marler travels to Washington, DC to address the Liability Claims Subcommittee Meeting of the AIA.
Patti Waller will present to the FDA Retail Food Seminar in Atlanta, GA.
Bill Marler will be a guest lecturer at the University of Arkansas School of Agricultural Law in Fayetteville, AK.
Denis Stearns will travel to Washington DC to address USDA District Managers on the topic of Adulteration Standards. The session he is taking part in is titled “FSIS’ Actions in the Judicial Branch”.
Colin Caywood will be in Wenatchee, WA to present to tree fruit producers of Washington.
David Babcock will be in Las Vegas, NV to address the annual meeting of the Nevada Environmental Health Association.
Bill Marler will speak to the AVMA on the history and legal issues of raw milk. He will also participate in a panel discussion on raw milk.
David Babcock will be addressing the annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium for the Almond Board of California in Lodi, CA.
Bill Marler and Patti Waller will travel to Atlanta and present a mock deposition of a restaurant inspector for the Annual NEHA conference. Bill Marler will also take part in the Food Safety Summit.
Bill Marler will be traveling to Minneapolis, MN for the ACTL conference.
Bill Marler will take part in the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association SeminarWeb program, presenting “Separating the Chaff from the Wheat: How to Determine the Strength of a Foodborne Illness Claim” online.
Denis Stearns will be in London on June 11 for the 2009 BIICL conference on the Law of Food and Drink. He will present “Current Approaches to Proof of Defect in US Food Cases.”
Bill Marler will travel to Anaheim to take part in a session titled “Irradiation of Fresh Produce: Commercial Application”
Bill Marler will be in New York, NY to take part in a panel on Food Liability Claims for the ESLCA.
Denis Stearns will be speaking at the 2009 annual joint conference of AFHVS (Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society) and ASFS (the Association for the Study of Food and Science) at Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania.
Bill Marler travels back to the UK to present at the Royal Institute of Public Health E. coli Conference.
Bruce Clark and Patti Waller will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina for VTEC 2009. They will present a poster on non-O157:H7 STEC E. coli.
Drew Falkenstein will address the NEFDOA at their 2009 conference in Burlington, VT.
Denis Stearns will travel to New Orleans to address the GMA. His topic will be “Lessons Learned From Recent Outbreaks and Recalls”.
Bill Marler will present a keynote address at the 75th Annual conference of CIPHI, being held in Kananaskis, Alberta.
Andy Weisbecker will travel to Lincoln, NE for the Governor’s Conference on Food Safety. This year’s conference will focus on E. coli.
Patti Waller and Colin Caywood will travel to the California Environmental Health Association’s AES in Monterey
Colin Caywood will address the monthly gathering of the Washington State Hospital Food Service Providers.
Drew Falkenstein will be traveling to Richmond Virginia to take part in the Virginia Department of Health’s Food Safety Task Force Seminar.
Denis Stearns will travel to Manhattan Beach, CA to address the Fresh & Easy Technical Summit.
Bill Marler travels to Rancho Mirage to the conference, which is focused on Emerging Issues in Food-Related Litigation
Bill Marler travels to Las Vegas to take part in a roundtable discussion on the FSIS.
Bruce Clark will speak on the topic “A Legal Perspective on Raw Milk Consumption” as part of the IAFP Symposium titled “Raw Milk Consumption: Emerging Public Health Threat?”
Bill Marler will take part in a panel discussion following the film Denied? The Fight for Corporate Accountability. The event is taking place here in Seattle.
Drew Falkenstein will travel to Blacksburg VA to address the Dining Service Employees of Virginia Tech.