2020 Global TEC Forum

The Global TEC Forum: Empowering Change in Technology, Education and Careers (G-TEC) addresses diversity, inclusion & equity challenges in the tech industry and the latest disruptions and challenges facing the legal profession. There has been criticism of tech companies not doing enough to promote diversity, inclusion & equity. There is much to be done but, let there be no mistake there are tech companies, who are leading, engaged and pushing boundaries.

Salesforce, will be generously hosting MCCA’s 5th Annual G-TEC and the agenda will focus on leaders in the industry and best practices in improving diversity, inclusion & equity from leading companies. Our goal is to develop more effective strategies to improve diversity, inclusion & equity at the highest levels in companies and firms.

Please add events@mcca.com to your Address Book or Contacts to receive any future communications regarding G-TEC.

Hosted by:

April 6, 2020

415 Mission Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Online registration will close April 3 at 11:59 PM PST.
There will be no on-site registration.

Grand Hyatt San Francisco
Phone: 1-415-398-1234

The MCCA discounted room block is first come, first served. The room block will close on March 27, 2020.

Justification Toolkit

You recognize the value of attending Global TEC Forum, but how do you convey that message to your manager? With budgetary constraints and increased scrutiny on business travel, gaining approval to attend conferences can sometimes pose a challenge. It is important to demonstrate the benefits of attending in order to justify the expense. Use MCCA’s G-TEC Justification Toolkit to help you make the ask, prepare for G-TEC, and get the most from our conference and your membership.

Event Agenda

The schedule for the 2020 Global TEC Forum will be posted shortly. Click here to view the schedule of the 2019 Global TEC Forum.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

6:00 pm –
9:00 pm

Special Invitation Pre-Conference Dinner

Monday, April 6, 2020

8:00 am –
8:45 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:45 am –
9:00 am

Welcoming Remarks

9:00 am –
10:00 am


Additional details to be provided shortly.

10:15 am –
11:15 am


Additional details to be provided shortly.

11:30 am –
12:30 pm


Additional details to be provided shortly.

12:30 pm –
1:45 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 pm –
3:00 pm


Additional details to be provided shortly.

3:15 pm –
4:15 pm


Additional details to be provided shortly.

4:30 pm –
5:30 pm


Additional details to be provided shortly.

6:00 pm –
7:30 pm

Networking Reception

* Please note the agenda times are in P.S.T.
** Please note that the schedule in the agenda is subject to change.

Registration and Fees

Registration DateIn-House Law Firms Government/
In-House Law FirmsVendors
Early-Bird (until February 29)$400$550$400$550$850N/A
Regular (March 1 - April 3)$550$750$550$750$1,000 $1,000

There will be no on-site registration.

Payment Message

Visa, Mastercard and American Express accepted.

MCCA Law Firm Members and Corporate Members: Please note as part of your company’s/firm’s membership benefits you may be entitled to a complimentary registration or a member discount rate for the conference registration.

For member complimentary registrations, members must obtain their complimentary codes from their “Company/Firm” and use them during registration. The complimentary codes should be entered in the discount code field at the Payment Page and members must click “Apply Now” to zero their balance.

For member discount rates to apply, members must select their “Company/Firm” from a drop down labeled “MCCA Law Firm/Corporate Members” during the registration process. The member discount rate will automatically be applied at the Payment page.

For any questions or inquires, please contact events@mcca.com.

Cancellations & Substitutions

  • All cancellations MUST be received in writing.
  • Cancellations received before the “Early-Bird” deadline (February 29, 2020)  will be fully refunded minus a $100.00 administrative fee.
  • Cancellations received after the “Early-Bird” deadline but no later than March 31, 2020, will receive a credit in the amount paid for the 2020 Global TEC Forum towards attendance to MCCA’s 2021 Global TEC Forum.
  • There will be NO refunds or credits for cancellations received after March 31, 2020.
  • Any approved credits will be processed after the MCCA conference.
  • An organization may substitute one paid participant for another participant from the same organization. The deadline for registration substitutions is March 31, 2020.
  • Cancellations and requests for substitutions must be submitted to events@mcca.com.

Financial Hardship Policy

This financial hardship policy applies to attorneys from MCCA member organizations, non-member organizations, or attorneys in public service. Attorneys who are unable to afford event registration fees due to financial hardship may petition for registration fee waivers or discounted registration fees. Full scholarships and discounts to attend MCCA’s conference are given priority to pro bono attorneys, judges, law professors, lawyers who work for nonprofit organizations, legal services organizations or government agencies, and unemployed attorneys with financial hardships. MCCA may waive or reduce the registration fee for MCCA conference at their discretion.

Additional Information:

  • MCCA will review applications on a rolling basis. The deadline for financial hardship applications is February 29, 2020.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
  • Full scholarship or reduced registration fees will not be granted retroactively.
  • Full scholarship or reduced registration fees are non-transferable from event to event or person to person.
  • MCCA will not review applications that are not submitted via the official application form.

To apply for the financial hardship scholarship, please click here to complete the application.

Special Requirements

Any special needs for facilities, visual aids or dietary requirements must be sent to events@mcca.com.

Terms and Conditions

Click here to review the MCCA Conference Registration General Terms and Conditions.

Previous Global TEC Forums

To view a list of past participating companies, click here.


2019 Global TEC Forum

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2018 Global TEC Forum

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2017 Global TEC Forum

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2016 Global TEC Forum

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