Register online by October 12, 2018 to receive the early bird registration rates. The attendee registration fee includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, the Friday luncheon, the receptions, and program materials available in advance through a web link that will be provided to attendees. The registration fees provide for reduced registration fees for government employees, academics, public interest lawyers employed with non-profit organizations, lawyers admitted to practice for less than five years and law students.
A limited number of registration fee reductions are available for this program for government employees, public interest lawyers employed with nonprofit organizations, and academics. The fee-reductions will be determined on a one-time only, case-by-case basis. For programs with tuition costs of $500 or more, qualifying attorneys will receive at least a 50% reduction in the course fees only. Requests must be received by October 1, 2018. You will be notified prior to the program if your application is approved. To apply, send a letter outlining the basis for your request of a fee reduction to Patty Brennan.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville, 315 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN is only 10 miles from Nashville International Airport. The special room rate for meeting attendees is $209 single / double, plus 15.25% tax per room per night. You may reserve your accommodations by calling the DoubleTree directly at 800.222.TREE (8733) or 615.244.8200 and providing the group code ABA or ABA Section of Public Contract Law — 2018 Fall Educational Conference and Council Meeting to make a reservation. You may also reserve your hotel room online. ABA guests will receive complimentary internet access in guest rooms. Rooms are available for check-in after 4pm and checkout time is 11am.
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A very limited number of rooms are also available for government employees at the rate of $124 single / double plus taxes. Please email Patty Brennan regarding availability and booking. Proof of current government employment will be required at checkin to be entitled to the government room rate.
CLE Program Materials
Prior to the program, all advance registrants will receive an email with a link to the CLE materials. No printed materials will be available onsite. You are encouraged to bring a laptop, notebook, or tablet to view the materials onsite. Complimentary Wi-Fi access will be available.
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 transitional program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in NY. 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, contact Patty Brennan or call 312.988.5623.
Special Airline Discounts
Reservations with ABA Egencia can be made online or call 877.833.6285. A Travel Profile is required when booking airline reservations with ABA Egencia. Visit Egencia for more information. ABA airfare discounts on some carriers may also be obtained by purchasing your tickets under the ABA Discount Codes directly from the airline or through your travel agent.
American Airlines ABA Discount only available at ABA Egencia.
United Airlines 800.426.1122. For ABA Meetings Only - Agreement Code: 633818 / Z Code: ZE6X, Discount available at united.com. Click All Search Options and enter Online Discount Code: ZE6X633818 in the Promotions and Certificates box. Not for leisure travel.
Delta Airlines 800.328.1111 ABA File Global Meeting Code: NMR3V. Discount available at delta.com. Click Advance Search and enter Online Meeting Event Code: NMR3V in the Meeting Event Code.
If you have any dietary restrictions, please email Patty Brennan or call 312.988.5623.
Services For Persons With Disabilities
If any special arrangements are required for a person with a disability to attend this conference, please call Patty Brennan at 312.988.5623 by October 16, 2018.