Seminars and webinars are key opportunities for BAL to share knowledge with clients and other professionals working in the immigration, legal, and global mobility arenas. Many of these are scheduled in advance; others can be presented to your team according to your schedule.
São Paulo, Brazil | Renaissance São Paulo
December 5, 2017

Worldwide ERC® Sao Paulo Summit to focus on one of Latin America’s most exciting regions

Join BAL at the “Changes in Brazil Legislation” educational roundtable with Moderator, Fernando Teixeira.

Sydney, Australia | Hyatt Regency Sydney
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
8:00AM - 12:00PM AEST

Master Series: Employer Sponsored Temporary and Permanent Visa Changes Explained – Implications for Business and Strategies to Overcome

Join Managing Director Christina Karl, Associate/Solicitor Polina Oussova, and Director Martin Russell of BAL's Australian team as they analyze the impact of the recent changes and upcoming reforms to Australia’s temporary and permanent skilled migration programs.

London, UK
November 9-10, 2017

Join BAL at FEM’s EMEA Global Mobility Summit Nov. 9-10 in London

Please join BAL in London at the Forum for Expatriate Management’s EMEA Global Mobility Summit, where BAL’s Emily King will host a session on EU intra-company transfer (ICT) and posted worker directives.

Dallas, TX | Park City Club
November 8, 2017

Join BAL at EWL’s “Launch a Leader” Luncheon

BAL is proud to sponsor Empowering Women as Leaders’ “Launch a Leader” Luncheon Nov. 8.

Dubai, UAE
November 6-8, 2017

Join BAL in Dubai at the HR Summit and Expo Nov. 6-8

BAL will be at KNect365’s HR Summit and Expo at the Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre Nov. 6-8.

Santa Clara, CA
November 1, 2017

“How Companies Should Prepare for Increased Enforcement” with BAL at NFTC Nov. 1

Join BAL Senior Counsel Kelli J. Duehning and Senior Associate L. Ruth Clark in Silicon Valley Nov. 1 for a presentation on immigration compliance with NFTC.

Houston Country Club
Thursday, October 26, 2017
8:00AM - 11:00AM CDT

Houston Relocation Professionals’ “Hot Topics in Relocation” with BAL Partner, Rob Caballero

BAL Partner Rob Caballero to share insights on how organizations should navigate continuous changes to immigration policy.

Akron, Ohio
Thursday, October 12, 2017

BAL to talk “2017: The Whirlwind Year in Global Immigration” at Mercer Roundtable event

BAL Partner Kortney Gibson and Senior Associate Stephanie Lewin will speak at Mercer’s roundtable event in Akron, Ohio, Oct. 12.

Webinar
Thursday, October 12, 2017
2:00 PM EDT

Worldwide ERC® Learning Zone Webinar - Grabbing Visas, Compelling Compliance and EO Fake News: US Business Immigration Under the Trump Administration Ten Months In

Please join BAL Partners, Liane Cooney and Larry Drumm, as well as Senior Counsel's Kelli Duehning and Jeffrey Gorsky for a discussion on current enforcement trends and their impact on immigration program management.

Norris Conference Centers - Houston/CityCentre
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8:00AM - 2:30PM CDT

BAL Seminar: Navigating Immigration Today and Tomorrow: Veer Right or Stay Center?

Join BAL’s team of immigration professionals from our Houston office to discuss what changes to expect and how to adapt your company’s immigration program while maintaining compliance.

Hyatt Regency Chicago
Wednesday, 27 - Friday 29 September, 2017

Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium in Chicago!

Please join Partner Jeremy Fudge, Director of Enterprise Security Russ Moyer, WestRock Company's Senior Manager of Global Mobility Jim Carroll and University of Dallas Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Dean and Professor of Cyber Security Brett J. L. Landry, PhD for a special speaking session in Chicago.

HRMAC Chicago
Thursday, September 7, 2017
8:00AM - 10:00AM CDT

Join us at the HRMAC Panel on Global Immigration and Travel Bans in Chicago!

Join BAL Senior Associate, Stephanie Lewin as she speaks on a special panel about Global Immigration and Travel Bans in Chicago.  

São Paulo, Brazil | Renaissance São Paulo
31 August 2017
8:30AM to 12:00PM (BRT)

Master Series: New Brazilian Immigration Law and Highlights in the LATAM Region

Join us for a seminar that will bring you up to date on the region’s key changes in Immigration Law in the Latin American countries.

Houston, TX | Hotel Sorella
27 July 2017
8:00AM - 11:00AM

Join BAL for a Seminar About Immigration Compliance: How Companies Should Prepare for Increased Enforcement

Join Kelli J. Duehning, Senior Counsel at Berry, Appleman & Leiden and former Chief of the Western Law Division in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and L. Ruth Clark, Senior Associate in Berry, Appleman & Leiden in a discussion on navigating the various DHS worksite enforcement measures and preparing strategies for your company on the various DHS site visits.

Richardson, TX | Hyatt Regency North Dallas
25 July 2017
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join BAL for a Seminar About Immigration Compliance: How Companies Should Prepare for Increased Enforcement

Join Kelli J. Duehning, Senior Counsel at Berry, Appleman & Leiden and former Chief of the Western Law Division in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and L. Ruth Clark, Senior Associate in Berry, Appleman & Leiden in a discussion on navigating the various DHS worksite enforcement measures and preparing strategies for your company on the various DHS site visits.

Metro Meeting Centers
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
13 July 2017

Master Series: Current Enforcement Trends and Global Immigration Program Management

Please join BAL Partner Edward Rios and Senior Counsel Jeffrey Gorsky for a discussion on current enforcement trends and their impact on global program management.

Webinar
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (AEST)

Webinar: Changes and Reforms to Australia’s Skilled Immigration Programs: Now That the Dust Has Settled

Join senior members of BAL Australia’s team for an update on the recent changes and upcoming reforms to Australia’s temporary and permanent skilled migration programmes.

International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney
27, June 2017
09:00 - 18:30 PM AEST

Join BAL at the FEM Global Mobility Conference in Sydney!

Berry Appleman & Leiden is a sponsor for the Forum for Expatriate Management Global Mobility Conference in Sydney, Australia.

The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans, Lousiana
23 June 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join BAL at the American Immigration Council's American Heritage Awards

BAL is a sponsor of the American Heritage Awards. This inspiring event, organized by the American Immigration Council, celebrates the talents, contributions, and accomplishments of outstanding immigrants and their advocates.

Redmond, Washington
Thursday 15 June 2017
08:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT

Join BAL, The National Foreign Trade Council, and Fortune 500 Global Mobility Leaders for an All-Day Seminar: Global Business and Human Resources in an Era of Disruption

BAL, the National Foreign Trade Council, and Fortune 500 Global Mobility Leaders for an all-day seminar: Global Business and Human Resources in an Era of Disruption. BAL will be leading two sessions.

Mandarin Orchard Singapore Hotel | Singapore
15 June 2017

Master Series: Tips Of The Trade - How To Build A First-in-Class Immigration Programme in APAC

Join BAL Managing Director Christina Karl, Consular Services Manager Anastasija Kovesnikova, and Immigration Manager Susan Donaghy for a seminar that will bring you up to date on the region’s key changes and will provide you with needed tools to build your best-in-class APAC program.

Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel | Shanghai, China
13 June 2017

Master Series: Spotlight On the Immigration Trends On Moving Employees In and Out of Greater China Area

Join BAL and a panel of global mobility experts who will share tips and advice on the current immigration climate and most recent policy changes in the Greater China Region and more!

Crystal Gateway Marriott | Arlington, VA
11 - 14 June, 2017

Join BAL at the Council for Global Immigration Symposium in Arlington!

BAL is a Sponsor at the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) Symposium in Arlington, VA. Partner Frieda Garcia and Senior Associate Lynn O’Brien will be speaking at a special session: Corporate Immigration Program Management: Issues That Keep You Up at Night

Singapore Cricket Club
24, May 2017
9:00AM to 1:00PM (SGT)

Join BAL's Immigration Forum: "Staying Savvy, Secure, Safe & Strong"

BAL’s Singapore office will be holding a comprehensive half-day Immigration Forum.

Hyatt Regency | Atlanta, GA
17 – 19 May 2017

Join BAL at WorldWide ERC® Americas Conference in Atlanta!

Berry Appleman & Leiden is a sponsor for the WorldWide ERC® Americas Conference.

Chicago, IL
May 10-11, 2017

Join BAL at the Transatlantic Conference!

Berry Appleman & Leiden is a Bronze Sponsor at the upcoming Transatlantic Conference.

Marriott City Center | Denver, CO
3 - 4 May 2017

Join BAL at FEM Americas Summit in Denver!

Berry Appleman & Leiden is a sponsor for the Forum for Expatriate Management Americas Summit.

The Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL
April 4-5, 2017

Join BAL at the Midwest Relocation Conference!

Berry Appleman & Leiden is sponsoring the Corporate Round Table at the Midwest Relocation Conference.

Intercontinenal Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore
31 March 2017

Join BAL at the WorldWide ERC® Singapore Summit: Mobility in APAC: Singapore is a Standout!

The 2017 Singapore Summit brings insight, solutions and strategy from thought leaders and world-class speakers; connects mobility professionals for in-depth discussions and collaboration; and features an active and productive Marketplace to learn about service partners and peers.

Fairmont Princess Hotel Scottsdale, AZ
March 27 - 28, 2017

Join BAL at SIRVA University 2017!

Don't miss this opportunity to participate in roundtable discussions on new and pending changes in the US, the UK, and China.

Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai, 33 Fu Cheng Road, Shanghai 200120, China
24 March 2017

Join BAL at the WorldWide ERC® Shanghai Summit: From Global Insight to Regional Application

The 2017 Shanghai Summit brings insight, solutions and strategy from thought leaders and world-class speakers; connects mobility professionals for in-depth discussions and collaboration; and features an active and productive Marketplace to learn about service partners and peers.

Webinar
23 March, 2017
16:00 PM - 17:00 PM (GMT) | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)

Webinar: Making Sense of Brexit and Tier 2 Skilled Worker Reforms for UK Employers

This briefing will guide you through April’s key changes to the Tier 2 Skilled worker rules and appropriate employer responses to the challenge of Brexit.

Chennai, India
Tuesday February 28 – Wednesday March 1 2017

Join BAL at the 2017 AILA Bangkok District Chapter APAC Conference!

Join BAL’s Senior Counsel Jeff Gorsky at the 2017 AILA Bangkok District Chapter APAC Conference.

Penang, Malaysia
28 February 2017 - 03 March 2017

Join BAL at the IMC 2017 6th Annual International Mobility Conference!

Join BAL in Malaysia for IMC World's 6th Annual International Mobility Conference

1200 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002 USA
February 28, 2017

Join BAL at the FEM Global Mobility Conference Houston!

The FEM Global Mobility Conference Houston will bring together global mobility professionals, consultants, industry experts and HR specialists.

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, E1 8GP London, UK
24 February 2017

Join BAL at WorldWide ERC® London Summit: EMEA, Present and Future!

The 2017 London Summit brings clarity, solutions, strategy and foresight to the issues that EMEA mobility professionals are encountering.

Crowne Plaza Hotel | Foster City, CA
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Join BAL at the 2017 BAMM Annual Mobility Conference!

Please join us for this one-day informative and entertaining event that promises to provide insight on the latest relocation industry trends, tangible ways to add value to your business, and opportunities to network with other BAMM Service & Corporate Members.

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore
14 February 2017

Join BAL at the HumanResources Workforce Mobility Singapore 2017

Workforce Mobility Singapore 2017 will bring you a line-up of talent mobility superstars to share their insights into some of your biggest challenges through keynote presentations, panel discussions and interactive round tables.

Norris Conference Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
9-10 February 2017

Join BAL at the South Texas HR Symposium

Berry Appleman & Leiden is a gold sponsor for the South Texas Human Resources Symposium! BAL will be exhibiting in the exhibit hall for the duration of the conference.

Chinatown Garden Restaurant 618 H. Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
February 8, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

Join BAL's Jeff Gorsky for a Panel Discussion on Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

Latest Updates and discussion of Immigration related Executive Orders by President Trump and related immigration issues

Level 6, 10-16 Queen Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
Tuesday, 7 February 2017
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (AEDT)

Australian Corporate Immigration: 2016 in Review and the Outlook for the Year Ahead

BAL’s Australian offices will be holding seminars to discuss the Australian immigration changes that occurred in 2016 and how these may impact Australian businesses’ immigration programs or recruitment efforts.

Webinar
Monday, February 6, 2017
2:00 p.m. EST

BAL Webinar: What Companies Need To Know About President Trump’s Executive Orders On Immigration

Join BAL attorneys as they share the latest updates and separate fact from rumor on the president’s Executive Order.

Level 30, 31 Market Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Thursday, 2 February 2017
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (AEDT)

Australian Corporate Immigration: 2016 in Review and the Outlook for the Year Ahead

BAL’s Australian offices will be holding seminars to discuss the Australian immigration changes that occurred in 2016 and how these may impact Australian businesses’ immigration programs or recruitment efforts.

Hong Kong
18 January 2017

Worldwide ERC® Summit: Mobility in APAC: Turning Challenge into Opportunity!

Changing demography, declining workforces, immigration issues and slowing economies are concerns for companies headquartered in or doing business in the Asia-Pacific.

Pudong Shangri-La Hotel
Shenyang, Level 2 of River Wing
30 November 2016, Wednesday
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Managing Talent Mobility Risks in a VUCA World

Join your peers and a panel of industry experts for an afternoon of lively discussion to learn about the current and future strategies on Managing Talent Mobility Risk in a VUCA World.

Webinar
November 16, 2016
2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. EST

Webinar: U.S. Election and High-Skilled Immigration Reform

BAL encourages companies to participate in our upcoming webinar to learn about the election and what the implications will be for high-skilled immigration.

7901 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 320
McLean, VA 22102
November 15, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (EST)

Immigration & Compliance Basics 101: Do's and Don'ts When Hiring Foreign Talent

Join us for an instructive session on the most common visa types and green card processes, basic program management, the multifaceted PERM Labor Certification process as well as compliance and benchmarking techniques.

Marriott Singapore Tang Plaza
Singapore
11 November, 2016

Masters Series: What's Happening in the World of Asia Immigration?

Please join Christina Karl, Raj Mann, Natasha Rae, and Anastasija Kovesnikova at the Worldwide ERC® Master Series in Singapore on November 11 for an update on the latest trends and challenges within the Asian world of immigration.

ITC Gardenia Hotel No 1
Residency Road Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025 India
November 10 – 11, 2016

Meet BAL in India: Join BAL at INSZoom Immigration Conference 2016, Bengaluru

Berry Appleman & Leiden is an exhibitor at INSZoom Immigration Conference in Bengaluru this November. The INSZoom Immigration Conference is the premier networking and education event for the global mobility management community. Human resources professionals and senior executives gather in Bengaluru to network with peers and to learn about the latest developments in the global immigration industry.

InterContinental London - The O2
1 Waterview Dr, London SE10 0TW
10-11 November, 2016

Join BAL at the FEM EMEA Summit in London!

Berry Appleman & Leiden is a module sponsor of the Forum for Expatriate Management EMEA Summit in London, UK.

Metro Meeting Centers – Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
10 November, 2016

Masters Series: Best Practices in Global Immigration Program Management

Please join BAL Partners Edward Rios and Michelle Funk for an in-depth discussion on best practices for establishing and maintaining your global corporate immigration programs.

Renaissance São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
25 October, 2016

Masters Series: Focus on Immigration in Brazil

Immigration legislation in Brazil is getting more complex, and risk management and compliance is getting more critical for all mobility professionals who manage or support movement into and out of the region.

ABC Channel 8, Good Morning Texas
October 20, 2016
9:25a.m. Central Time
Karstens Conference Center
111 Harrington Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
21 October 2016
8:30a.m.-12:00p.m.

Master Series: Oceania Immigration Updates – Australia and New Zealand in Focus

Please join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Master Series in Sydney, Australia this October

Melbourne, Vic. 3000 Australia
25 AUG, 2016
8:00 AM

Pathways to Australian Permanent Residency

Australian Permanent Residency

Melbourne Victoria 3006
17, JUL 2016
8:00 AM

Join BAL at the FEM Global Mobility Conference in Melbourne!

Please join Director Martin Russellas he speaks as part of the panel discussion, ‘Managing Immigration and Compliance’ at 3:10 pm on 20 July. Martin joins other noted immigration professionals from leading companies on this keynote panel, including IBM Australia.

Sydney, Australia
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
10:30 a.m. AEST

2016 Update on APAC Immigration - Corporate Compliance and Emerging Developments 

Please join BAL’s Asia and Oceania leaders as they present an update on the immigration environment within the Asia-Pacific region.

Tuesday 28 June 2016
16:30 - 17:30 British Summer Time

Brexit: The Likely Impact on Immigration Law and the Free Movement of Workers between the U.K. and Europe

The British exit is very likely to impact immigration law and the free movement of workers between the U.K. and Europe. While the impact will not be immediate, employers should prepare their employees and begin to assess their own recruitment strategies as soon as possible.

3232 McKinney Avenue, Suite 500 Dallas, TX 75204
June 21, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 1:00pm CDT​
Monday 20 June 2016
16:30 - 17:30 BST

UK Work Authorisation

Latest Tier 2 Immigration Rule Changes, Employer Compliance Obligations and the Potential Impact of Brexit

Level 30 31 Market Street Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
Tuesday, 7 June, 2016
8:00 - 10:00 am (AEST)

Pathways to Australian Permanent Residency

Pathways to Australian Permanent Residency

Hilton Americas Hotel Houston, TX
May 18 -20, 2016
10:45 – 11:45 a.m

Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Americas Mobility Conference in Houston!

Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Americas Mobility Conference in Houston!

1204 Broadway 4th Floor New York, NY 10001
Monday, May 16
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EDT)

America and Australia: Key Immigration Requirements for Residence and Employment

America and Australia: Key Immigration Requirements for Residence and Employment 

Hilton City Avenue Philadelphia, PA
May 4 & 5, 2016
3:05 p.m

Join BAL at the FEM Americas Summit in Philadelphia, PA!

Join BAL at the FEM Americas Summit in Philadelphia, PA!

Level 6, 10-16 Queen Street Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 Australia
April 28, 2016
8:00 - 10:30 am (AEST)

Australia's Temporary Visa Programmes: Which Visa is Best and Why, April 28, 2016

Australia's Temporary Visa Programmes: Which Visa is Best and Why, April 28, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
1:30 p.m. EST

U.S. v. Texas: the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans

 U.S. v. Texas: the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
2:00 pm EDT
11:00 am PDT

How to Comply with the New STEM OPT Regulations

Part 2: Best Practices – How to Comply with New OPT Paperwork and Reporting Obligations

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
2:00 p.m. EDT
11:00 a.m. PDT

How to Comply with the New STEM OPT Regulations

 Part 1: Overview of the New OPT Program for STEM Graduates

BAL Sydney Level 30 31 Market Street Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
Tuesday, 22 March 2016
8:00 - 10:30 am (AEDT)

Australia's Temporary Visa Programmes: Which Visa is Best and Why

Australia's Temporary Visa Programmes: Which Visa is Best and Why

Pudong Shangri-La Hotel Shanghai, China
March 17 & 18, 2016

Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Shanghai Summit: Talent Mobility in APAC

Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Shanghai Summit: Talent Mobility in APAC

The Houstonian, Houston, Texas
March 16 - 17, 2016

Join BAL at the National Foreign Trade Council Annual International Human Resources Management Forum

Join BAL at the National Foreign Trade Council Annual International Human Resources Management Forum

Intercontinental Singapore Hotel Singapore, Singapore
March 11, 2016
1:30 p.m

Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Singapore Summit

 Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Singapore Summit

Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
February 26, 2016

Join BAL at the HR Online Workforce Mobility Interactive Conference

Join BAL at the HR Online Workforce Mobility Interactive Conference

BAL Dallas 3232 McKinney Avenue, Suite 500 Dallas, TX 75204
Friday, February 26
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (CST)

Latest US and Global Immigration Policy and Compliance Trends

 Latest US and Global Immigration Policy and Compliance Trends

Lancaster London Hotel London, UK
February 18, 2016

Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Summit: Talent Mobility in EMEA

Join BAL at the Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Summit: Talent Mobility in EMEA

Level 14 140 William Street Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
Tuesday 16 February 2016
8.00 am - 10.00 am (AEDT)
he Stanford Room 100 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
9:30 a.m. - Noon (PST)

The Global Impact of Terrorism: Managing Business Travel and Assignments in the Current Global Environment

 The Global Impact of Terrorism: Managing Business Travel and Assignments in the Current Global Environment

Hyatt Regency Houston Houston, TX
February 9, 2016
1:15PM

Join BAL at the FEM Global Mobility Conference

Join BAL at the FEM Global Mobility Conference

BAL Sydney Level 30 31 Market Street Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
Thursday, 28 January
8:30 - 10:30 am (AEDT)

2016 Sponsorship Obligations and Compliance Checks for Global Mobility and HR Professionals

2016 Sponsorship Obligations and Compliance Checks for Global Mobility and HR Professionals 

BAL San Francisco 10th Floor Conference Room 353 Sacramento Street San Francisco, CA 94111
Wednesday, January 27
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (PST)

Immigration Basics 101: Do's & Don'ts When Hiring Foreign Talent

 Immigration Basics 101: Do's & Don'ts When Hiring Foreign Talent