HASGC 2018
Heart of America Sentencing Guidelines Conference
April 26-27, 2018 | Kansas City

HASGC Agenda




The Kansas CLE Commission and Missouri CLE Commission have approved up to 3.0 hours of CLE credit for Day One and up to 7.0 hours of CLE credit for Day Two in Kansas City. The Kansas CLE Commission and Missouri CLE commission have approved the same hours of credit for the simulcasts in all locations (Topeka, Wichita, Jefferson City and Springfield).

All sessions will take place in Courtroom 655. To view a speaker's biographical information, click on the speaker's name below.


Time Session Description Speaker(s)
DAY 1 (Thursday April 26, 2018)
Basic Concepts of the Sentencing Guidelines
12:30pm-1:30pmRegistration
1:30pm-1:40pmWelcome
Hon. Julie Robinson, Hon. Daniel Crabtree and Hon. Stephen Bough
1:40pm-2:30pmOverview of Guideline Application
Raquel Wilson, Ebise Bayisa, Rusty Burress
2:30pm-3:20pmBasics of Relevant Conduct
Raquel Wilson, Ebise Bayisa, Rusty Burress
3:20pm-3:35-pmBreak
6th Floor Corridor
3:35pm-4:25pmBasics of Criminal History
Raquel Wilson, Ebise Bayisa, Rusty Burress
DAY 2 (Friday, April 27, 2018)
Advanced Sentencing Guidelines Issues
8:00am-9:00amRegistration
9:00am-9:10amWelcome
Hon. Julie Robinson, Hon. Daniel Crabtree and Hon. Stephen Bough
9:10am-10:00amImplicit Bias
Dean L. Song Richardson
10:00am-10:15amBreak
6th Floor Corridor
10:15am-11:05amThe Continuing Evolution of the Post-Johnson World
Where Do We Stand Now on the ACCA, the Career Offender Provision, 18 USC 924(c) and Beyond?
Paresh Patel, Ebise Bayisa
11:05am-11:55amResidential Drug Abuse Program and Classification Issues
Rick M. Winter, Mary Noland, Wanda O'Bryant
11:55am-1:15pmComplimentary Barbecue Lunch (Vegetarian Option Available)
1st Floor Rotunda, Room 162, Room 180
1:15pm-2:05pmKeynote: A Conversation Among Friends
Hon. Richard G. Kopf, Prof. Shon Hopwood
2:05pm-2:55pmSentencing Commission Update
Raquel Wilson
2:55pm-3:10pmBreak
6th Floor Corridor
3:10pm-4:00pmRelevant Conduct within a Conspiracy
Tom Bartee, Rusty Burress, Sheri Catania
4:00pm-4:50pmRestitution & Forfeitures
Restitution 101 or Balance Between Restitution and Forfeitures for Sentencing Guideline Issues
Annette Gurney
The Kansas CLE Commission and Missouri CLE Commission have approved up to 3.0 hours of CLE credit for Day One and up to 7.0 hours of CLE credit for Day Two in Kansas City. The Kansas CLE Commission and Missouri CLE commission have approved the same hours of credit for the simulcasts in all locations (Topeka, Wichita, Jefferson City and Springfield).