Lawyers, scholars, and activists will gather at this virtual conference to examine the law and policy issues governing harassment of students, staff, and faculty at schools, colleges and universities in the U.S. and globally, through a series of plenary sessions, workshops, and keynote addresses, with opportunities to meet and network with others in the field. Plenary topics include new developments in Title IX law and policy, harassment prevention education, and the development of toolkits to address the problem of sexual harassment in education.
Speakers on Title IX will include lawyers, policy makers, Title IX officers, and student organizers from institutions across the United States.
Speakers on global responses to harassment will include lawyers, policy makers, and activists from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, India, Kenya, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.
When & Where
Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 2021
Virtual UC Berkeley School of Law
Who should attend
Attorneys, Title IX officers, activists, and others who work on the issue of sexual harassment at schools, colleges, and universities.
For attorneys, this course will be approved for up to 12 hours of California MCLE credit, which will include 1 hour of elimination of bias credit.
Regular Program Rate:
Either Day $150, Both Days $250
Either Day $100, Both Days $175
- Berkeley graduates
- Members and supporters of our partner bar associations
- Employees of government or non-profit organizations
- Persons who are unemployed
Group rate for groups of ten or more people:
- Both days $150
The fees cover access to materials which will be distributed in an electronic format.
All fees are quoted in US dollars.
For further information and inquiries on group rates, contact David Oppenheimer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Professor Catharine MacKinnon, who pioneered the legal claim for sexual harassment, gave the keynote address at the 2019 #MeToo conference.
Speaker List (in formation)
Program Manager, Economic Justice and Workforce Initiatives
Affiliated Professor, Sciences Po Law School; Associate Law Professor, The Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)
Professor of Law, University of Manitoba
COO of Cabrera-Williams Consulting; PhD Candidate; Sociologist; Civil Rights Strategist; Title IX Expert, UC Irvine
Immediate Past President, Australian Law Students’ Association; Law Graduate, University of Technology, Sydney
Student Activist and Research Staffer, Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law
Pre-law Undergraduate double majoring in Political Science & Legal Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Ethics & Investigations, Intuit; Former Title IX Officer, UC San Diego
Director & Founder of Prosperous Health Life Initiative (PHLI); Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania; Human Rights Activist
Director of Student Conduct & Accountability; Founding Member, Restorative Justice Training Team, University of Alberta
Staff Attorney – Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, ACLU
Executive Director, Equal Rights Advocates
Vice President for Student Affairs, Cal Poly Pomona
Chief of Staff to the President/ AVP Strategic Initiatives & Diversity, Sonoma State University
Strategic Litigator, Hutchinson, Black, and Cook LLC
Partner, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
General Counsel, California Fair Employment and Housing Commission (Ret.); Co-Director, Berkeley Center’s Sexual Harassment/Violence Working Group
Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney
Director, Title IX Officer, UC Berkeley (Retired)
Managing Partner, The Law Offices of Amy Oppenheimer
Clinical Professor of Law Faculty Co-Director, Pro Bono Program Director, Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law
Director of Justice for Student Survivors & Senior Counsel, National Women’s Law Center
Managing Attorney, Family Violence Law Center (FVLC)
California Civil Rights Attorney; Member, Price for AD18 Democratic Party Central Committee
President, Public Interest Investigations Inc.
Prevention Program Manager and CARE Advocate, UC Hastings College of the Law
Professorial Lecturer in Law, George Washington University; Staff Attorney, Solidarity Center
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Title IX Officer, EEO Officer & ADA Coordinator Office for the Prevention of Harassment & Discrimination
Founder and Regional Coordinator, Africa End Sexual Harassment Initiative (AESHI)
Visiting Professor of Public Policy, Metropolitan University of London
Systemwide Title IX Director, University of California; Former Civil Rights Attorney, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education
Partner, The Law Offices of Amy Oppenheimer
Associate Professor, University of Oregon School of Law
A Special Thanks to our Sponsors:
A Special Thanks to our Partner Organizations:
Alameda County Bar Association
Members and supporters of partner organizations are entitled to a discount on the cost of attendance.