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April 02, 2024

Heading to the 2024 ABA Dispute Resolution Spring Conference? Here’s your insider guide.

The 26th Annual Dispute Resolution Spring Conference takes place April 10-13, 2024 in San Diego.

The 26th Annual Dispute Resolution Spring Conference takes place April 10-13, 2024 in San Diego.

Have a plan for your programs

With over 50 programs available at the Spring Conference, a different networking event each night, and such a short time in the fabulous San Diego, it can be overwhelming to decide what programs to attend. Review our program schedule ahead of time so you don’t miss the top programs.

Pro tip: You can also add sessions to your individualized schedule in our app so you can curate a personalized schedule fit for your interests. 

Download the app

There’s an app for the 2024 Dispute Resolution Spring Conference! The app contains all of the information you need to navigate the conference. Use it to view the conference schedule, navigate the hotel layout, connect with fellow attendees, download the program materials, stay up to date with the latest conference announcements, and more.

Learn how to download the app here

Visit the Exhibit Hall

Located at the heart of the Spring Conference in the San Diego Ballroom, the Exhibit Hall will highlight many of the top companies in ADR. Attendees can stop in to see technology demonstrations, network with representatives from the top ADR schools and get to know firms in the field.

Exhibit Hall Hours & Days

  • Wednesday, April 10: 8 am - 5 pm
  • Thursday, April 11: 8 am - 5pm
  • Friday, April 12: 7 am - 5 pm


See our full list of sponsors  here.

Make sure to get a photo in front of our ABA backdrop

Grab your colleagues and take a photo in front of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution backdrop! We'd love to include you in our collage of conference pictures. 

It's a Photo Finish! Play Bingo at the ABA DR Spring Conference!

Get ready to capture the energy and excitement of the ABA DR Spring Conference with our Photo Bingo game!

Here's how to play:

  1. Grab a Bingo Board: Head to the conference registration desk or section membership table to snag your free Bingo board.
  2. Snap Epic Photos: Throughout the conference, capture photos that match the squares on your board.
  3. Bingo! Blackout! Win! Complete a row, column, diagonal (bingo) or the entire board (blackout) for a chance to win fantastic prizes!
  4. Submit your board by Friday, April 12 at 11 am PT.

What's at Stake?

  • Bingo Winners (2): Take home signed copies of books authored by our three fabulous conference plenary speakers!
  • Blackout Winner (1): Win COMPLIMENTARY registration to next year's ABA DR Spring Conference!

Don't miss out on the fun!

Photo Bingo is a great way to:

  • Network: Strike up conversations while snapping photos for the game.
  • Explore the Conference: Discover hidden gems and capture the event's energy.
  • Win Big! Who knows, you might just be next year's conference attendee for free!

Share your photos and conference experience on social media. Use #ABA_SpringDR24

Head off-site and explore San Diego

San Diego is home to a wide variety of great experiences. Including top restaurants, shopping and more. Check out our Section Chair Ana Sambold's guide on what to do while you're here! 

Stay in the Know

For live updates at the Conference, follow our LinkedIn. We’ll post photos, session updates, and more.

Taking a picture at the Conference? We want to see! Post with our event hashtag #ABA_SpringDR24 so we can see what you’re up to.

Already registered? Keep an eye on your inbox for more conference logistical information! See you in San Diego!