ABA Forum on Construction Law’s Diversity Scholarship to Attend the 2017 Midwinter Meeting, “Earth, Wind, Fire and Water: Sustainable Construction in a Changing Environment,” February 2-3, 2017, in Palm Desert, California.
The American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law is a nationwide organization of construction lawyers and professionals. The Forum’s focus is “Programs, Publications, and People,” with the stated mission of “Building the Best Construction Lawyers.” Each year the Forum hosts three national meetings which provide unequalled opportunities to learn from top industry professionals, and network and exchange ideas with colleagues from around the country and beyond. The Forum’s 2017 Midwinter Meeting, titled “Earth, Wind, Fire and Water: Sustainable Construction in a Changing Environment ,” will be held February 2 – 3, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Desert, California.
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The Forum is pleased to announce the availability of six (6) Diversity Scholarships for the cost of registration for this program for women and minority construction lawyers, construction lawyers with disabilities, and construction lawyers from the LGBT community. Individuals wishing to be considered for a scholarship should submit a copy of their resume and a letter describing their construction law practice and the reasons why they want to attend the Midwinter Meeting. Applications are due no later than December 5, 2016. If selected, candidates must commit to attend the program. The scholarships are not transferable. The Diversity Scholarship includes:
- admission to the Program with waiver of the registration fee;
- a set of Program course materials; and
- continental breakfast and lunch as noted in the attached brochure.
Applications for the scholarships should be sent to the Forum’s Diversity Committee Chair, David J. Theising, at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Theising by email at email@example.com or by calling him at 317-639-4511.
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