Midyear Diversity Events

The ABA Diversity and Inclusion Center has compiled (below) a basic calendar of diversity and inclusion-related events taking place during the 2019 ABA Midyear Meeting -- January 23-28, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. All listed events are at Caesars Palace and all times are PST.

Note: The below calendar includes events and meetings directly related to diversity and inclusion issues and entities.  Click here to access a more Comprehensive List of these and other Midyear events that may be of interest (all event times listed are in PST).

Don't see your event here? To add an event, please email details to diversity@americanbar.org

Thursday, January 24

Time: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Event Name: Judicial Clerkship Program
Sponsors: Council for Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, Judicial Division
Location: Forum Ballroom 11+25 (Pool Level)

Friday, January 25

Time: 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Event Name: Business Meeting      
Sponsor: Commission on Women in the Profession
Location: Milano Ballroom V (Promenade Level)

Time: 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Event Name: Business Meeting
Sponsor: Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession
Location: Tarranto (Emperors Level)

Time: 8:30 AM-6:00 PM
Event Name: Judicial Clerkship Program
Sponsors: Council for Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, Judicial Division
Location: Forum Ballroom 11+25 (Pool Level)

Time: 8:30-11:30AM
Event Name: Business Meeting
Sponsor: Council for the Diversity in the Educational Pipeline
Location: Octavius Ballroom 10 (Promenade South)

Time: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Event Name: Civil Rights & Social Justice Section Council Meeting
Sponsor: Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice
Location: Pompeian Ballroom IV (Promenade Level)

Time: 10:00-11:00 AM
Event Name: Intellectual Property Law Diverstiy Action Group
Sponsor: Section of Intellectual Property Law
Location: Trevi (Promenade Level)

Time: 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
Event Name: Racial Justice & Diversity Committee Meeting
Sponsor: Criminal Justice Section
Location:
Livorno (Promenade Level)

Time: 12:30-4:30 PM
Event Name: Business Meeting
Sponsor: Diversity and Inclusion Center
Location: Pompeian Ballroom III (Promenade Level)

Time: 2:30-4:00 PM
Event Name: GOOD Guys (Guys Overcoming Obstacles to Diversity): The Next Generation of Leaders
Sponsors: National Conference of Bar Presidents, the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations, the ABA Young Lawyers Division, and the Commission on Women in the Profession. This event is open to all ABA and affiliate Midyear Meeting registrants. No ticket required to attend. 
Location: Octavius Ballroom 24 (Promenade South)

Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Event Name: TIPS Diversity in the Profession Committee Meeting
Sponsor: Tort, Trial, & Insurance Practice Section
Location: Neopolitan Ballroom IV (Promenade Level)

Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
Event Name: Present and Powerful Speaker Series with Networking Wine and Cheese Reception: How American Women Can Change the World & Author Signing with Marianne Williamson
Sponsors:
Commission on Women in the Profession; Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division
Location: Forum Ballroom 12+24 (Pool Level)

Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Event Name: Spirit of Excellence Honorees and Alexander Award for Pipeline Excellence Reception
Sponsors: Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession; Council for Diversity in the Educational Pipeline
Location: Palace Ballroom II-III Foyer (Emperors Level)

Saturday, January 26

Time: 7:30-8:30 AM
Event Name: Committee Meeting
Sponsor: Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice
Location: Octavius Ballroom 17 (Promenade South)

Time: 7:45-8:45 AM
Event Name: YLD Diversity Dialogue Brekfast: What Young Lawyers Can Do to Maintain  the Momentum of the Historic Turnout of the 2018 Election
Sponsor: Young Lawyers Division
Location: Florentine Ballroom III (Promenade Level)

Time: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
Event Name: Judicial Clerkship Program
Sponsors: Council for Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, Judicial Division
Location: Forum Ballroom 11+25 (Pool Level)

Time: 9:00-11:30 AM
Event Name: Business Meeting
Sponsor: Commission on Hispanic Commission on Legal Rights & Responsibilities
Location: Patrician (Pool Level)

Time: 10:00-11:30 AM
Event Name: Better to Be Rich & Guilty? How Implicit Socio-Economic Bias Influences Outcomes Judicial Bias CLE
Sponsor: Section of State & Local Government
Location: Augustus Ballroom V (Emperors Level)

Time: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Event Name: The Resurgence of Racism in the Age of "Making America Great Again": The Role of the Civil Rights and Social Justice Lawyer in Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in Modern America
Sponsors: Commission on Women in the Profession; Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice
Location: Florentine Ballroom II (Promenade Level)

Time: 12:00-2:00 PM
Event Name: Spirit of Excellence Awards Luncheon
Sponsor: Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession
Location: Palace Ballroom I (Emperors Level)

Time: 2:30-4:30 PM
Event Name: Business Meeting
Sponsor: Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council
Location: Tarranto (Emperors Level)

Time: 2:30-3:45 PM
Event Name: CLE: Conversion Therapy; the Current State of Law, Policy, Advocacy, and Awarness in the United States and Beyond
Sponsor: Commission on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Location: Florentine Ballroom IV (Promenade Level)

Time: 3:45-5:15 PM
Event Name: Movie Screening: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
(Sundance award-winning film about a young teen’s experience within a “conversion therapy” center.)
Sponsor: Commission on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Location: Florentine Ballroom IV (Promenade Level)

Time: 6:00-7:15 PM
Event Name: Stonewall Awards Reception
Sponsor: Commission on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Location: Emperors Ballroom II (Emperors Level)

Sunday, January 27

Time: 8:30-11:30 AM
Event Name: Business Meeting
Sponsor: Coalition on Racial & Ethnic Justice
Location: Messina (Promenade Level)

Time: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Event Name: Business Meeting
Sponsor: Commission on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Location: Neopolitan Ballroom I (Promenade Level)

Time: 2:00-5:00 PM
Event Name: Board Meeting
Sponsor: Center for Human Rights
Location: Milano Ballroom VIII (Promenade Level)

Time: 2:15-4:30 PM
Event Name: Women’s Caucus
Sponsor: Commission on Women in the Profession
Location: Pompeian Ballroom III-IV (Promenade Level)

Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Event Name: Minority Caucus
Sponsor: Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession
Location: Florentine Ballroom II (Promenade Level)

Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Event Name: LGBT Caucus
Sponsor: Commission on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Location: Pompeian Ballroom I (Promenade Level)

Don't see your event here? To add an event, please email details of your event to diversity@americanbar.org and we will post your event.