Seminars

2018 Mid-Year Seminar

IMLA's 2018 Mid-Year Seminar

Washington, D.C.

April 20 - April 23, 2018

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Program

Click here to view a TENTATIVE schedule. 

Registration

Click here to register for the 2018 Mid-Year Seminar. 

Click here to register for the 2018 Mid-Year Seminar AND Annual Conference for one great price!

What could be even better than the bundle deal?? The MEGA BUNDLE DEAL!!! This deal allows 1 registration to the Mid-Year Seminar, 1 registration to the Annual Conference AND access to all IMLA's 40+ CLE webinars for the ENTIRE office for $1,300. Deal ends 12/15/2017. Deal applicable to non-members too! Don't miss out and register today!! Click here to register.

Seminar App

 

IMLA Seminar App

THE MOBILE APP IS THE METHOD OF DELIVERY FOR ALL SPEAKER MATERIALS

IMLA will be using a mobile app at the 2018 Mid-Year Seminar! IMLA Seminar attendees will have the program, speakers, papers, exhibitors, sponsors, maps, attendee list and much much more directly on their iPhone, Android, iPad and/or tablet (must have Google Play Store or App Store to download the App)


THE APP CAN ONLY BE DOWNLOADED ON YOUR PHONE, IPAD or TABLET THAT HAVE THE GOOGLE PLAY STORE OR APP STORE


IMLA App on Your Phone/iPad ONLY

DOWNLOAD APP ON MOBILE DEVICE
CLICK HERE for a tutorial on how to download and log into IMLA's mobile app on a MOBILE device (i.e- iPhone, android, tablet or iPad)

ALREADY HAVE THE APP?
Already have the mobile app? Follow the tutorial above and just click the “Verify account” button in the email from CrowdCompass. If you think because you already have the app, you are set to go, then think again! CLICK HERE to see why.


IMLA App Information on Your Computer/Laptop/Tablet

(DOES NOT HAVE GOOGLE PLAY STORE OR APP STORE)

The IMLA App information can be viewed on a laptop, computer, or tablet using a web browser. 

VIEW APP ON COMPUTER
CLICK HERE for a tutorial on how to view the app on your COMPUTER through a web browser.

IMLA Events

 SUPREME COURT APPELLATE PRACTICE PROGRAM- NEW!!

FRIDAY, APRIL 20th, 2018

This program is designed to help local government lawyers maximize their chances of success before the Supreme Court by providing practical tips and knowledge from some of the most prominent Supreme Court practitioners in the country.  Participants in the program will learn how to frame the question presented and draft the petition for certiorari in a way to capture the Justice’s attention and increase their chances of having the Court accept the case.  Where local governments are on the receiving end of a petition for certiorari, participants will learn how to craft a response and under what circumstances a local government should consider waiving their response.  The program will conclude with a discussion on oral argument practice tips from two Supreme Court practitioners who combine for over 130 oral arguments before the Supreme Court.   A networking lunch is included.

Program Fee: $85. MUST be registered for the seminar to attend. Please fill out the 2018 Mid-Year Seminar form and check the Supreme Court Appellate Program box and include an additional $85 to your seminar registration. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Afternoon CLE/Networking Program

Sunday, April 22, 2018 

IMLA has heard your feedback and is giving you more free time in DC this Spring.  But for those of you who want more CLE and networking opportunities, we are offering an additional add-on program (registration required) for Sunday afternoon that will include lunch.  This afternoon program will include substantive CLE presentations in a more informal setting that will be geared toward providing in depth audience discussion and networking opportunities.

Program Fee: $85. MUST be registered for the seminar to attend. Please fill out the 2018 Mid-Year Seminar form and check the Afternoon CLE/Networking Program box and include an additional $85 to your seminar registration. 

Chief Legal Officers Forum (CLOF)

Sunday, April 22, 2018

This year's Chief Legal Officers Forum will be held in conjunction with the Mid-year Seminar and will include topical programming for chief legal officers representing jurisdictions with populations between 100,000-300,000. This is a half day program (maybe longer) that is part of the IMLA Seminar and designed for those city and county attorneys who lead and manage public law offices.

More information and registration coming soon!

State/Province Breakfast

The State/Province Breakfast is an intimate round-table event that will allow participants to join their colleagues form their state and neighboring states/provinces for a networking breakfast. 

**Advance registration for the breakfast is REQUIRED**

**A ticket is REQUIRED for entry**

**NO on-site registration will be available**

**Space is limited. First Come, First Served**

More information coming soon!

WONK Breakfast

IMLA is delighted to offer you an opportunity to network with your colleagues and have direct access to premier vendors and attorneys who concentrate on various areas of municipal law at breakfast! The breakfast will be organized tables by “Topic” and you can enjoy your breakfast together with your colleagues.

**Advance registration for the breakfast is REQUIRED**

**A ticket is REQUIRED for entry**

**NO on-site registration will be available**

**Space is limited. First Come, First Served**

More information coming soon!

IMLA Welcome Reception

Please join IMLA for a Welcome Reception! IMLA will provide two drink tickets (you will receive in your badge) and light hor d'oeuvres. The dress is business casual.  We hope to see you there!

**Badge is required for entry!**

**Spouse tickets are available for purchase**

More information coming soon!

Sponsors

IMLA has a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities as well as customizable ones. If you are interested, please contact Julie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. At IMLA's Mid-Year Seminars, we generally get anywhere from 250-350 attendees.

Exhibitors

If you are interested in Exhibiting, please e-mail Julie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The exhibit cost for the seminar is $1,850  ($1100 for not for profits). This registration includes set up for two representatives. One individual can have admission to all sessions, event materials, social events and all refreshment breaks. At IMLA's Mid-Year Seminars, we generally get anywhere from 250-350 attendees.

Hotel

Omni Shoreham Hotel 
2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-234-0700

IMLA has secured a block of sleeping rooms and a special room rate at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, a first class facility, in Washington, D.C. Click here to book your room.

In order to secure this block of specially priced sleeping rooms and to keep meeting costs to a minimum, IMLA has entered into a total meeting package and contract with the Omni Shoreham Hotel. If you choose to make your sleeping room reservations outside the IMLA group block, such as through an Internet reservation system or with a discount coupon, we need to advise you that IMLA can suffer significant financial penalties. IMLA can be held financially responsible for the attrition or difference between what was promised in the group block and what was actually utilized.

To allow IMLA to continue to provide a reasonable conference registration fee, we need your help in limiting our financial exposure. Please take advantage of the special room rate and block of sleeping rooms we have negotiated and make your reservation.CLICK HERE to read more about the Omni Shoreham Hotel.CLICK HERE to book your hotel room. Rooms sell out FAST!

The room block is not yet open! If you have any questions, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.