March 06, 2019

General Information

Advance Registration

Register online or complete the registration form included in this brochure for the 2019 Fidelity & Surety Law Spring Conference. The registration fee includes admission to the program, course materials, continental breakfast, breaks, welcome reception and dinner. If you wish to have your name appear on the advance registration list distributed at the program, ALL registration forms must be received no later than the registration deadline of May 1, 2019. Registration reservations will be confirmed in writing within 10 business days.

On-Site Registration

On-site registrations will be accepted if space is available. Call Danielle Daly at 312.988.5708 or email danielle.daly@americanbar.org, 72 hours prior to the program to confirm that space is available. Onsite registrants must pay the program fee by credit card or check made payable to the American Bar Association. A $25 fee will be charged to individuals registering on-site.

Cancellation Policy

No registration fee refunds will be granted for cancellations received after May 1, 2019. In order to receive a refund (less a $100 administrative fee), the ABA must receive written cancellation by May 1, 2019. Registrants who are unable to attend may send a substitute or will receive course materials in lieu of a refund.

Hotel Information

A limited number of rooms have been blocked for program registrants at the JW Marriott Austin, 110 E. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701. Hotel reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 512.474.4777 or toll-free at 888-236-2427. The room block will be held until Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 5:00 pm (CST) or until exhausted. After that date, reservations will be confirmed based on availability. To receive the special ABA negotiated hotel room rate of $279.00 single/ double plus 15.604% tax, identify yourself as attending the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section FSLC Spring Meeting when making reservations.

Hotel check-in is 3:00 p.m. and checkout is 12:00 p.m. (noon). All reservations must be guaranteed by credit card or deposit check. Individuals with guaranteed reservations must cancel their reservations 48 hours prior to the scheduled

ABA Negotiated Airfare Discounted Rates

With ABA Egencia*, you can automatically obtain ABA negotiated discounts for travel to the ABA Meetings. ABA Egencia enables you to purchase the best airfare at the time of booking, by providing you with the ability to search for and compare fares from virtually every airline serving the destination.

Reservations with ABA Egencia can be made online or offline. For offline reservations, call (877) 833-6285. ABA Egencia is available online via ABA Travel Services*. 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.  

Discounts can also be obtained directly from the airlines

American Airlines ABA Discount only available at ABA Egencia

United: Call 800-426-1122 For ABA Meetings Only Agreement Code: 8880300 Z Code: ZFX6 Discount available at: www.united.com Click All Search Options and enter Online Discount Code: ZFX6888030 in the Promotions and Certificates box. Not for Leisure Travel

Delta: Call 800.328.1111 ABA File Global Meeting Code: NMS9P Discount available at: www.delta.com Click Advance Search and enter Online Meeting Event Code: NMS9P in the Meeting Event Code.

Southwest tickets can be booked on ABA Egencia. If not booking via ABA Egencia you can book via www.swabiz.com and use ABA SWABIZ Company ID 99422890

* A Travel Profile is required when booking airline reservations with ABA Egencia, Click for more information

 

CLE Information

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 9.3 CLE credit hours in 60-minute states, and 11.2 credit hours in 50-minute states. 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, visit www.americanbar. org/tips or contact Danielle Daly at danielle.daly@ americanbar.org or 312.988.5708.

Membership Information

For more information about membership in the ABA or the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), please visit us online at ambar.org/tipsmembership or call 800/ 285-2221. Membership in TIPS includes three industry-leading periodicals, discounts of up to 20% on many TIPS CLE programs, and other career and practice-enhancing benefits. Join TIPS today! 

Persons With Disabilities

Services for persons with disabilities are available. If special arrangements are required for an individual to attend this program, please notify the ABA promptly at 312.988.5708. Reasonable advance notice is requested.