October 23, 2020

ABA to host virtual state and local government law conference focused on COVID Issues

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 —  The American Bar Association Section of State and Local Government Law will hold its 2020 Virtual Fall CLE and Networking Conference with six program panels over three days, Oct. 27-29. Leading state and local government law experts and industry leaders will discuss top issues affecting cities today including COVID-19 and the elections, evictions, homelessness, congregate living facilities, disaster planning and technology education access.

What:    A Perfect Storm: COVID Issues Affecting State, Local, Regional & Tribal Governments              Sponsored by the ABA Section of State and Local Government Law

When:  Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 27-29

Where: Online/ Eastern Time

Scheduled panels:

Tuesday, Oct. 27

·         Predicting A Perfect storm: COVID-19 and Election 2020, 2-3:30 p.m.

·         E-Rate, Equity, Education…OH MY! 4-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 28

·         Disaster Planning Amid a Pandemic, 2-3:30 p.m.

·         Congregate Living Facilities and COVID, 4-5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 29

·         Moratoria on Evictions, 2-3:30 p.m.

·         Homelessness and the Eighth Amendment: What’s Next for our Cities? 4-5:30 p.m.

Details of program panels can be found online. This event is open to members of the media. To register for the online event, contact Betsy Adeboyejo at betsy.adeboyejo@americanbar.org or 202-662-1039.

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