This premier conference includes panels focusing on vital national security law topics. Look below for a link to the full conference agenda. Panel topics for the 28th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference will include:
· Space Law: Issues and Progress
· Legal Issues Confronting the Military National Security Law Community
· The 4th Amendment, Surveillance and the Future
· Reviewing Current Controversies Surrounding Security Clearances
· Ethical Challenges of the National Security Lawyer: A Roundtable Discussion
· Global Trade and National Security
· The Movement of Individuals Across Borders and National Security
· SCOTUS, GTMO, the FISC and More: The Role of the Courts in Shaping National Security Law
· Social Media: 2020
· The Role and Duty of the National Security Lawyer: The Audience Responds
We are pleased to announce that the conference will feature keynote addresses by Michael Chertoff, Executive Director, The Chertoff Group (November 1, Dinner); Glenn Gerstell, General Counsel, National Security Agency (November 1, Luncheon); and Suzanne Spaulding, Senior Adviser Homeland Security and International Security, CSIS (November 2, Luncheon).
Conference Rates (early bird rates are in effect until October 19th)
ABA Member - $370
Non- ABA Member - $390
Government/Military Lawyer - $349
Law Student - $125
Daily Rates - Daily Rates are available for those who are only able to attend Thursday, November 1st or Friday, November 2nd. One day rates are $235, or $210 for ABA Members and Government Lawyers, and $70 for Student Members.
Cancellations - Cancellation requests must be received in writing no later than Friday, October 19th in order to receive a refund. Substitutions are allowed.
Hotel Rooms - A block of rooms have been set aside at the Capital Hilton for October 31st and November 1st. The group rate of $239 will be available until Monday, October 15. Please make a reservation online at https://book.passkey.com/go/AMERIBARASSOC or over the phone at 1-800-HILTON with the code ABA.
CLE: The ABA directly applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA programs in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, MO, MP, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV. These states sometimes do not approve a program for credit before the program occurs. This course is expected to qualify for 12.25 CLE credit hours in 60-minute states including 2 hours of ethics credits and 14.7 credit hours in 50-minute states. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states. For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit
https://www.americanbar.org/cle/mandatory_cle.html All CLE program materials will be available
FREE online at www.americanbar.org/natsecurity after October 25.
Please contact Nicole Cacozza at (202) 662-1036 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Holly McMahon at (202) 662-1035 or email@example.com with any questions about the conference.