Past Events

2013 Mid-Year Seminar, Washington, DC

IMLA 2013 Mid-Year Seminar  

April 14 – 16 • Washington, DC 


 

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Join IMLA from April 14 to 16, 2013 for the Mid-Year Seminar at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The program this year includes Paul Clement and Jeff Rosen discussing the current Supreme Court term. Our annual legislative update features a discussion of what Congress and the Executive Branch may be doing to you. We will be highlighting the potential changes in “takings” law and “local government standing”.  We’ll revisit the DC Sniper case to learn about dealing with the media and have a very interesting program on the “tiny house movement”. Plus much, much more…

 

** IMLA now offers a special discount for individuals attending an IMLA event for the FIRST TIME and/or ENTRY-LEVEL Attorneys (1-5 years of practice). If you fall under one of these categories, then you can register for JUST $300 for the Mid-Year Seminar. Just fill out the regular registration form, and write-in FIRST TIME or ENTRY LEVEL to receive the discount!


REGISTRATION  

 

Register Today! 

 

IMLA CLE PROGRAMMING FOR THE MID-YEAR SEMINAR

 

View the Official Tentative Agenda  

 

The official Tentative Seminar Agenda contains information about all the CLE programming (half day Sunday AM, all day Monday, half day Tuesday AM).

The IMLA registration desk will be open at the following times:

SUNDAY - 8:00AM - 2:00PM; Reopens at 4:00PM - 6:00PM

MONDAY - 7:30AM - 5:00PM; (Closed 12 Noon – 1:30PM)

TUESDAY - 7:30AM - NOON

The registration desk is located near the steps below the Diplomat and Palladian Foyer- West End.

 

WELCOME RECEPTION

 

6:30PM - 8:00PM on SUNDAY, APRIL 14 in the DIPLOMAT BALLROOM.

Your BADGE is required so make sure you stop by the reception desk on Sunday to pick your materials and badge.

 

IMLA SEMINAR HOTEL/LODGING - OMNI SHOREHAM

 

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.

 

Make Your Hotel Reservations  

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Exhibitors & Registration

ON SITE at this year’s IMLA Mid Year Seminar – we’ve got great exhibitors waiting to meet you in the Omni Shoreham’s Palladian and Diplomat Ballroom Foyers! Look for the IMLA Registration Desk at the steps below the Diplomat Foyer, follow the signs and we’ll look very much forward to meeting you there!

See Omni Map

 

Networking at IMLA Presents: Meet to Eat WONK Breakfast!

This year we are happy to be including in our programming an intimate round-table event that will allow participants direct access to premier vendors and attorneys who concentrate on various areas of municipal law. We are certain this in-depth analysis of hot button issues by those in the KNOW will be the talk of the Seminar.

The Wonk’s Breakfast is a 1 hour event, 7:15AM-8:30AM on Monday, April 15th .

Reserve your seat now to be sure you don’t miss out on this one of a kind, power hour event!

This is a One Table/One Topic event. $10 participation fee per delegate. Seats are first-come, first-serve! 

  

 

 Register For The WONK Breakfast

 

Networking at IMLA Presents: Take Me Out to the Ball Game!  

IMLA has arranged a limited number of tickets to the baseball game on Sunday, April 14th, between the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves at 1:35pm. The cost is $20 per ticket. If you are interested, please complete and return the order form with payment or email IMLA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve tickets. For the ticket(s) order form, click here

Please note all sales are final, IMLA is not responsible for canceled or postponed games, please contact the Nationals directly.  

 

More information about this event will be provided as it becomes available. 

 

2012 Annual Conference in Austin, Texas

IMLA 2012 - 77th Annual Conference 
in
AUSTIN
Hilton Austin
500 East 4th Street
 

October 21st - October 24th, 2012
(some additional programming begins October 20th)*
* Add-On Programs, such as Code Enforcement and the introductory level program the Institute for Local Government Lawyers start early on Saturday, October 20th (separate registration required). Please make your travel plans accordingly if you are planning to attend either Add-On event.
   
General Information and Tips for Making Plans for IMLA's Annual Conference in Austin

Registration Forms for the Conference and for the October 20th Code Enforcement Program are now available. If you register for both, you will receive a discount on the Code Enforcement registration form. All forms are available on the top left of this page under "2012 Conference Quick Links."

The Annual Conference will occur from Sunday, October 21st - Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. Remember, there are other programs available on the day before, Saturday October 20th. These "add-on" programs (Code Enforcement AND the Institute for Local Government Lawyers) require you to fill out a separate registration form and a separate fee. 

AGENDA AND ACTIVITES

The FINAL PROGRAM is available HERE.

HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

The official Conference Hotel is the Hilton Austin. The Hilton Austin hotel is located in downtown Austin and features a Health Club & Spa and is only one block from Austin's famous Sixth Street nightlife  and a short stroll to the entertainment, shopping and dining in the Warehouse Entertainment District and 2nd Street District . It is convenience to many attractions such as the Capitol BuildingBob Bullock Texas Historical Museum  and the LBJ Presidential Library. The Hilton is only seven miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.   

The IMLA Conference Room Rate is $199/night. Make your Hilton Austin reservations today by going to the IMLA-specific Hilton webpage. You can also call Hilton's Central Reservations number at 1-800-236-1592 and reference group code MLA to receive the special $199 room rate. 

CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR HILTON AUSTIN RESERVATIONS 

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 Hilton Austin 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, IMLA could 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.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE AN EXHIBITOR IN AUSTIN?

Click here for our exhibitor's form.  

 

2011 Annual Conference - Chicago

IMLA 2011 - 76th Annual Conference 
in
CHICAGO

September 11th - September 14th, 2011*
 
* Add-On Programs, such as Code Enforcement and the introductory level program the Institute for Local Government Lawyers start on Saturday, September 10 (separate registration required)
* The first official session (not including "Add-On" programming) starts 9:00am September 11th and the last program ends at Noon on September 14th)
   
General Information and Tips for Making Plans for IMLA's Annual Conference in Chicago

Planning is underway at IMLA headquarters to make the 76th Annual Conference in Chicago the best yet! Before you register for the Conference (using the link menus on the left side of this page), please read this section for some basic guidance. 

Conference Registration vs. Add-On Programming 

IMLA's 76th Annual Conference officially starts at 9:00am on Sunday, September 11 and will conclude by Noon on Wednesday, September 14th. Your Conference registration includes all CLE programming on Sunday, Monday (including Canadian Department meeting), Tuesday, and Wednesday, EXCEPT the Sunday afternoon Mobile Land Use Workshop (separate registration required). Your Conference registration also includes access to our Opening Reception, which will be at Navy Pier, and our Confernece luncheons on Monday and Tuesday.  

IMLA also offers "Add-On" Programming, consisting of: 1) Code Enforcement Program and 2) Institute for Local Government Lawyers. BOTH ADD-ON PROGRAMS WILL START ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th. Both these Add-On Programs require separate registration. 

Hotel and Travel Information

The official Conference Hotel is the Hilton Chicago, located in the heart of Chicago at 720 South Michigan Avenue. IMLA has secured a block of sleeping rooms and a special room rate at the Hilton Chicago Hotel, a first class facility, in Chicago, IL. The IMLA room rate is $269 for a single or a double, also these rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes. 

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 Hilton Chicago 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 seminar registration fee, we need your help in limiting our financial exposure. Reservations may be made by calling the Hilton Chicago directly at (312) 922-4400 or the toll-free reservation number at 1-800-HILTONS. In order to receive the preferred room rate you must identify yourself as an International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) 2011 Annual Conference attendee, Group Code IML or to register online.

The official hotel cut-off date for making reservations is August 8, 2011, 5:00pm, EST. This is an extremely popular time of year in Chicago and hotels typically sell out. It would be in your best interest to make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. 

IMLA has a discounts available with Continental Airlines and Avis (see menu on left side of page for links). 

Official Activities

Get to know and network with other Conference attendees by signing up for: 1) IMLA Softball Game; 2) Golf outing; and 3) the very popular Mobile Land Use Workshop. Remember, all three of these activities require separate registration forms! 

 


2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPONSORS

IMLA thanks our generous sponsors for the 2011 Annual Conference. Please make sure to visit our sponsors' websites and meet them personally during your time in Chicago!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
















 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

2012 Mid-Year Seminar

IMLA Presents
 2012 Mid-Year Seminar


April 22 - 24

Washington, DC

     
 
 
OVERVIEW 
 
Join IMLA from April 22 to 24, 2012 for the Mid-Year Seminar at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. IMLA has a number of NEW features for this year's Mid-Year Seminar, highlighted by our partnership with the World Jurist Association (WJA).This year, IMLA and WJA will be hosting programming alongside each other at the same hotel, and for an additional $100, IMLA Mid-Year Seminar attendees can also attend WJA sessions. 
 
Registration forms are available on the left hand menu of this webpage. The two registration options available are:
 
1) Registering for the Seminar-only**
 
2) Registering to attend WJA programming during the Mid-Year Seminar
 
** IMLA now offers a special discount for individuals attending an IMLA event for the FIRST TIME and/or ENTRY-LEVEL Attorneys (1-5 years of practice). If you fall under one of these categories, then you can register for JUST $150 for the Mid-Year Seminar. Just fill out the regular registration form, and write-in FIRST TIME or ENTRY LEVEL to receive the discount! 
  
IMLA CLE PROGRAMMING FOR THE MID-YEAR SEMINAR 
 
The official Seminar Agenda contains information about all the CLE programming (half day Sunday AM, all day Monday, half day Tuesday AM).
 
The IMLA registration desk will be open at the following times:
SUNDAY - 8:00AM - 2:00PM; Reopens at 4:00PM - 6:00PM
MONDAY - 7:30AM - 5:00PM
TUESDAY - 7:30AM - NOON
The registration desk is located near the steps below the Diplomat Foyer
 
The Welcome Reception is 6:30PM - 8:00PM on SUNDAY, APRIL 22 in the DIPLOMAT BALLROOM. Your BADGE is required so make sure you stop by the reception desk on Sunday to pick your materials and badge.  
 
IMLA SEMINAR HOTEL/LODGING - OMNI SHOREHAM
 
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.  For the details about the hotel rates and to make your reservations, click the link below. 
 
 
 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 
 
Exhibitors & Registration

ON SITE at this year’s IMLA Mid Year Seminar – we’ve got great exhibitors waiting to meet you in the Omni Shoreham’s Palladian and Diplomat Ballroom Foyers!  Look for the IMLA Registration Desk at the steps below the Diplomat Foyer, follow the signs and we’ll look very much forward to meeting you there!  See Omni Map click here.

Networking at IMLA Presents: Take Me Out to the Ball Game! 

IMLA has arranged for a limited number of tickets to the baseball game on Sunday, April 22, between the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins at 1:35 pm. The cost is $20 per ticket. If you are interested, please complete and return the attached form with payment or email IMLA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve ticket, for the ticket(s) order form click here.

Networking at IMLA Presents: Meet to Eat!

New to this event or don’t want to go out to dinner alone in DC (Saturday-Monday evenings), IMLA can arrange for you to meet with other IMLA attendees for dinner – Stop by the IMLA Registration Desk  on Sunday and we will still try to connect you with a group for evening Meet to Eat Sunday or Monday evenings. 
 
WORLD JURIST ASSOCIATION'S CONCURRENT PROGRAMMING
 
As mentioned above, IMLA and WJA will be partnering and hosting separate sessions from April 22 - 24, during the Mid-Year Seminar.  The theme for WJA's programming is Law and Technology: Innovation in the Digital Age. Check back in the coming months for more details on this international-level program. WJA's tentative program is available here
 

IMLA thanks our generous sponsors for the 2012 Mid-Year Seminar. Please make sure to visit our sponsors' websites and meet them personally during your time in Washington!

 

 









 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsors - 2011 Annual Conference

IMLA thanks our generous sponsors for the 2011 Annual Conference. Please make sure to visit our sponsors' websites and meet them personally during your time in Chicago!