AABANY and the ABA Section of International Law invite you to attend the 2014 Spring Meeting from April 1-5, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria New York. ABA International’s Spring Meeting is one of the world’s most important gatherings of international lawyers and we anticipate this year’s conference to break all attendance records with over 1,500 leading attorneys, corporate counsel, government officials, academics and NGO lawyers expected to attend. This conference will offer cutting edge programming on international legal and ethics issues, as well as amazing networking opportunities with colleagues, decision makers, and potential clients from around the world. In addition, the meeting will feature a complimentary day of programming for Corporate Counsel on April 2nd and evening receptions at some of the most exclusive venues in New York City.
The more than 70 substantive CLE sessions at the 2014 Spring Meeting will feature prominent speakers from start to finish, making it a “must-attend” meeting for lawyers with a practice or interest in international legal issues. The meeting begins Wednesday morning with Courageous Counsel, including prominent women General Counsels from the Fortune 500, and concludes Friday afternoon with a look at the future of the legal profession with former Senator Evan Bayh, the Honorable Judith Kaye, Bernard Nussbaum, Richard Revesz, and Frederic Ury. In between, you can hear from many prominent speakers, including Chancellor Leo Strine from the Delaware Court of Chancery and Lord Michael Burton, Chief Judge of Commercial Courts, Royal Courts of Justice, London.
The Early Bird registration deadline is Monday, February 24th and members of AABANY are entitled to register at discounted ABA member prices by submitting a hard copy form, downloadable here.
Build skills to deepen your organization’s work and your individual leadership
Connect with government officials and congressional offices
Expand your networks
Strategize on how to advance a movement in pursuit of justice
Early bird registration through March 1: $75
General registration after March 1: $125
Please visit Summit 2013 to learn more about this biannual event, then register to be one of hundreds of South Asian Advocates, community members, students, business leaders, and allies convening in our nation’s capital to work towards social change.
Changemakers Reception Keynote: Pramila Jayapal
Friday, April 19, 2013
Pramila Jayapal is an activist, author and speaker with over 20 years of experience in social justice issues. Pramila founded and led OneAmerica, Washington state’s largest immigrant organizing and advocacy organization, for almost 11 years. Pramila is currently the Distinguished Taconic Fellow at the Center for Community Change and a Distinguished Fellow at the University of Washington Law School. Learn more about Pramila here.
The ChangeMakers Awards recognizes individuals, programs, and organizations that have made a significant impact on social justice in the South Asian community in the US. Join us at theChangeMakers Reception to honor these agents of change in our community and to connect with fellow community members, leaders, and allies!
Registration for the ChangeMakers Reception is available through two great options:
Summit 2013 registration: Summit 2013 registrants will have the opportunity to RSVP for the ChangeMakers Reception when they complete their Summit 2013 registration form. If you register for Summit 2013, you do not need to register or pay separately for the reception using the form mentioned in option 2 below. You can register for Summit 2013 here to take advantage of all events and sessions. Early bird registration is only $75 until March 1!
Reception-only registration: Can’t attend the entire Summit 2013, but interested in networking with fellow community members, leaders, and allies? Tickets for the ChangeMakers Reception ONLY are available for $50 and you can register and pay online here. Please note, this option does not include Summit 2013 registration. If you would like to register for Summit 2013-which includes the ChangeMakers Reception, Summit, and Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill-please use see this information instead.