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Fellows Events at the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco

  • When: August 9–11, 2019
  • Where: San Francisco, CA

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ABF Fellows Registration Hours:
Marriott Marquis Hotel
780 Mission Street, San Francisco
Wednesday, August 7:     3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, August 8:        7:30am - 5:30 pm
Friday, August 9:             7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday, August 10:         7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday, August 9

8:30 am - 10:00 am
Fellows CLE Program: "Race, Law, and the Mind Sciences: The Many Implications of Implicit Bias"
Yerba Buena Salons 14/15 (Lower B2 Level)
Marriott Marquis Hotel
(CLE Requested. You must be registered for the ABA Annual Meeting to receive CLE credit)

For the past decade, legal scholars have been increasingly turning to the mind sciences, including the literature on implicit biases, to engage a range of complex legal problems. This session will discuss the importance of the mind sciences to debates about policing, affirmative action, and employment discrimination.  

Moderated By:
Jonathan Feingold, Research Fellow, BruinX

Devon W. Carbado, American Bar Foundation Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law (2018-19); Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, UCLA
L. Song RichardsonDean and Chancellor's Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fellows State Chair Workshop and Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
Yerba Buena Salons 14/15 (Lower B2 Level)
Marriott Marquis Hotel
This working lunch is a great opportunity for State Chairs to interact with the Fellows Staff and Officers, and to share ideas with other State Chairs. We will also recognize the work of outgoing Fellows State, International, and Territorial Chairs. 

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fellows Opening Reception (Ticketed Event)
$110 per person (15% discount if purchased by Friday, July 26)

111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street, San Francisco
Located within walking distance of the headquarters hotel, 111 Minna Gallery features contemporary art from local San Francisco artists. Come mingle with friends and enjoy the music and refreshments.

Saturday, August 10

7:30 am - 9:30 am
Fellows Annual Business Breakfast (Ticketed Event)
$60 per person (15% discount if purchased by Friday, July 26)
SoMa Room (2nd Level)
Marriott Marquis Hotel
Join us as we recap the work of the Fellows over the past year and discuss new Fellows business. We'll also recognize the work of outgoing State and International Fellows Chairs.

Featuring Keynote Speaker:  Associate Justice Goodwin H. Liu, California Supreme Court

The Fellows gratefully recognize Gold Sponsor:


Sunday, August 11

9:00 PM - ??
Fellows Sing-Along
SoMa Room (2nd Level)
Marriott Marquis Hotel
What better way to top off a long day of meetings than with a relaxed evening of sing-along favorites?  Bring some friends and enjoy!  Not much of a singer?  No problem!  Join us for a nightcap and enjoy the entertainment.

Join us in Napa for a special ABF Fellows event on Tuesday, August 13, 2019!

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