New National Aging and Law Conference

Vol. 35 Issue: 3

(Note: The pdf for the issue in which this article appears is available for download: BIFOCAL Vol. 35, Issue 3.)

Save the Date!
Planning is underway for the—

New National Aging and Law Conference

October 16 & 17, 2014
Washington, DC 

This October 16-17, the American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging will sponsor the New National Aging and Law Conference in Washington, DC.

This year's conference theme will be: 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty: Progress & Challenges for the Future.

For information, contact the Commission's David Godfrey at: David.Godfrey@Americanbar.org.

Stay Updated!

Conference website:
www.ambar.org/nalc2014  

Facebook page:
http://t.co/fWDko0uL1R

Twitter
@NtlAgingLawConf

Conference Attendees will enjoy:

  • A unique agenda focusing on substantive core issues in elder law
  • A track focusing on legal service development and delivery
  • High-quality written materials
  • Very low registration rates and an agenda designed to minimize travel costs
  • Limited conference size, with opportunities to get to know your fellow attendees

Interested in Presenting?

  • Download the Speaker Proposal: http://bit.ly/1b53qKX
  • Submit your Proposal by March 15.

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