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2017 Annual Meeting
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Annual Meeting Pricing and Registration

First, when you arrive, pick up your badge at the Annual Meeting Registration desk at the New York Hilton Midtown. Here are directions from the Grand Hyatt New York to the New York Hilton Midtown.

Next, attend meetings! We have listed recommended events below, but you are welcome to review the full list of events and select what you would like to attend. ABA Representatives and SBA Presidents, please note which events below you are required or recommended to attend.

Assembly Delegates, please visit the LSD Information Desk to pick up your voting ribbons.

LSD Information Desk and Assembly Delegate Ribbon Pickup:
Thursday, August 10: 8:00am – 3:00pm & 11:45-12:30 at ABA Representative and SBA President training
Friday, August 11: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday, August 12: 8:00am – 10:30am

Thursday, August 10

9:00am-11:45am: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom II & III
ABA Representatives & SBA Pres. Training***
– Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Sponsored by Brooks Brothers
ABA Rep & SBA attendance required

10:45am-11:45am: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom I
SBA Presidents Programming
SBA attendance required

12:30pm–2:00pm: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom II & III
All Students Roundtable and Idea Raiser
ABA Rep & SBA attendance highly recommended

2:00pm–3:30 pm: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom I
Road To Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment
Co-Sponsor: Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

4:00pm-5:00pm: Hilton Midtown, 2nd Floor, Nassau East/West
Why Emotional Intelligence Matters for Lawyers
Emotional IQ Training and Reception

5:15pm–5:30pm, Hilton Midtown, 2nd Floor, Clinton
First Time Attendee Orientation

5:30pm-7:00pm, Hilton Midtown, 2nd Floor, Rhinelander/Americas Hall I
ABA Trial of Two Pizzas and Reception
Reception included in all law student registration packages

Friday, August 11

6:00am: Leaving from the Grand Hyatt New York
US Army JAG #Fit2Practice 5k Run or 1k Walk

8:00am-9:30am: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom V
Planting the Seed for a Judicial Career
Judicial Division and the Young Lawyers Division

8:30am-9:30am: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom II Foyer
US Army JAG YLD & LSD Networking Breakfast
Sponsor: US Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps

8:30am-10:30am: New York Hilton, 3rd Floor, Americas I
2017 Community Service Project: Operation Gratitude

9:00am-10:00am: Grand Hyatt, Alvin & Carnegie
Labor and Employment Law Program
– Ticketed Event, Lunch Provided
Sponsor: Labor & Employment Law

9:45am-10:45am: Grand Hyatt, see program book for rooms
YLD Programing Options**
– Disability & Due Process: Equal Access to the Judicial System
– Finding Your Grit to Trump Adversity in Your Career

11:00am-12:00pm: Grand Hyatt, see program book for rooms
YLD Programing Options**
– Marijuana: Legal Issues at Work (and at home, too!)
– Ethical Red Flags for Public Lawyers: Responsibilities, Conflicts and More

12:00pm-1:00pm: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom II, III, & IV Foyer
YLD Section Connect
– Meet ABA Sections and learn about different areas of law

12:00pm-1:00pm: Grand Hyatt, Gallery on Lex
TIPS Interviewing Workshop
– Ticketed Event, Lunch Provided
Sponsor: Tort Trial & Insurance Practice

12:00pm-4:00pm: Hilton Midtown
ABA Expo

1:00pm-4:00pm: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom III & IV
YLD Assembly

1:00pm-2:00pm: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom I
Law Student Diversity Roundtable
Sponsor: The NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education

2:15pm-3:15pm: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom I
LSD Caucus Meetings

4:00pm-6:00pm: Regal Cinemas E-Walk Stadium
“Marshall” Movie Screening

4:00pm-5:30pm: Hilton Midtown
It’s Only Fair: A benefit concert and rally in support of the Legal Services Corp.

5:00pm-7:00pm: Hilton Midtown
ABA Expo Reception***
Included in all registration packages

10:00pm-12:00am: Grand Hyatt, Museum Space
TIPS, YLD, and LSD Mixer
Sponsor: Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS)

Saturday, August 12

6:30am-8:00am: New York Hilton Midtown
Charity Fun Run

8:00am-8:45am: Grand Hyatt, Manhattan Ballroom & Foyer
YLD & LSD Networking Breakfast

8:45am–12:30pm: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom III & IV
YLD Assembly & Distinguished Guest Speeches
ABA Rep & SBA attendance required

1:00pm-4:00pm: Grand Hyatt, Ballroom III & IV
Law Student Division Assembly
– Resolutions Debate and Voting
– Awards Presentation
– Election Results Announcement
ABA Rep & SBA attendance required

4:30pm-6:00pm: Hilton Midtown, 3rd Floor, Grand Ballroom
ABA General Assembly and Presentation of the ABA Medal

6:30pm-8:00pm: Rockefeller Center
ABA President’s Reception***
All-Access or Standard registration package required

Sunday, August 13

12:00 Noon-2:00pm: Hilton Midtown, 3rd Floor, Grand Ballroom
Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards Luncheon
Ticketed Event

Monday & Tuesday, August 14-15

9:00am-5:00pm: Hilton Midtown, 3rd Floor, Grand Ballroom
ABA House of Delegates

*All events are subject to change. Please check back for updates. As of: July 13, 2017

**See full Annual Meeting schedule for additional programming options from ABA Sections.

***The Law Student Limited ticket package includes all non-ticketed LSD & YLD sponsored events. The Law Student Standard ticket package includes all non-ticketed LSD & YLD events plus ABA President’s Reception.

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