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Technology Webinar

Artificial Intelligence with Real Consequences: A Government Lawyer’s Survival Guide of Navigating the Brave New World Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful tool that has the potential to revolutionize the way in which governments work. AI-powered tools are already being used to review documents, conduct legal research, and write descriptions for webinars. However, the adoption of AI also comes with many risks, such as misinformation, bias, and discrimination. This webinar will explore the legal, ethical, and practical risks of AI...

Climate Change Webinar

The Climate Change Litigation and Municipalities as Plaintiffs Municipalities are often defendants in court, but increasingly they have become plaintiffs, suing a variety of industries and seeking remedies for city-wide injuries that also further public-policy goals. The climate-change litigation provides a prism for understanding how state law can provide some of the tools for this type of litigation and the types of roadblocks defendants throw up to reliance on state law through removal to federal court and the use of...

Protests and First Amendment Webinar – Free Live For IMLA Members

Protest and Demonstration Permits CLE available to Kitchen Sink Subscribers and in some cases to others but fees may apply. A presentation discussing key considerations for governmental entities creating regulations that require permits for public protests and demonstrations. The webinar will cover the First Amendment standards for prior restraints - including strict scrutiny, intermediate scrutiny, limiting the discretion of government officials, justifications supporting the regulation, narrowly tailoring the permit requirements, content neutrality, and permit conditions. Speaker: Ian Williams

Police Alternatives Meeting

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DEI Webinar

Governing with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as Fundamental Principles Addressing community issues such as lack of access to affordable housing and infrastructure, economic and health disparities, sustainability, and systemic racism requires sound legal advice. Best practices include creating an environment where creative solutions to social issues are valued and respected and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are fundamental principles. This discussion will include DEI policies and state preemptions surrounding these policies, including structural racism initiatives; anti-LGBTQ+ legislation; environmental, social and...

Negotiations Webinar

The Three Barriers to Resolution Have you ever listened like a cow?  Predicted United Nations membership? Determined how to make an offer?  In this session you will learn how issues in understanding, planning, and executing negotiations creates barriers to reaching resolution.  Immediate Past Chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and University of North Dakota Law Dean Brian Pappas will provide the exercises and information that will give you new tools and ideas for making your next negotiation a...

Free Speech Webinar – Free Live For IMLA Members

First Amendment Audits - How to Handle and Protect Against Liability CLE available to Kitchen Sink Subscribers and in some cases to others but fees may apply. There has been an increase in private citizens, known as First Amendment Auditors, engaging in activities against local governments designed to provoke a response that violates the First Amendment. First Amendment audits typically involve an individual photographing or filming his or her surroundings from a public space, and is often categorized by its...

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2024 IMLA Mid-Year Seminar
Washington, D.C.: Thursday, April 18 – Sunday, April 21, 2024
Omni Shoreham Hotel

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2025 IMLA Mid-Year Seminar
Washington, D.C.: April 25 – April 28, 2025
Omni Shoreham Hotel


2026 IMLA Mid-Year Seminar
Washington, D.C.: April 10 – April 13, 2026
Omni Shoreham Hotel


2024 IMLA 89th Annual Conference
Orlando, FL: Wednesday, September 25 – Sunday, September 29, 2024
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

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2025 IMLA 90th Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana: Friday, October 17 – Tuesday, October 21, 2025
Hilton New Orleans Riverside


2026 IMLA 91st Annual Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah: Wednesday, September 23 – Sunday, September 27, 2026
Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City


2027 IMLA 92nd Annual Conference
Denver, Colorado: Thursday, October 14 – Monday, October 18, 2027
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

Other Events

Employment Law Program
May 30-31 & June 3, 2024

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IMLA in Italy
Lake Como, Italy
October 16-20, 2024

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