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ACLEA's 54th Annual Meeting
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ACLEA's 54th Annual Meeting

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront | Portland, OR 97201 – U.S.A. | July 28 - 31, 2018

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Blazing the CLE Trail with ACLEA in Portland, Oregon!

From the opening event on Saturday night to the TED-style CLE talks on Tuesday, the ACLEA Annual Meeting brings you speakers who will inspire you, change your perspective, and give you the tools to make a difference in your organization.

Need assistance getting approval to attend? Download the ACLEA Meeting Toolkit and Sample Letter

Plenary Sessions Include:

  • The Power of Strengths – Stop Trying to Fix Weaknesses and Focus on What You Already Do Best
  • A Brave New World: Artificial Intelligence and the Practice of Law
  • How Binge Watching Affects CLE and Learning
  • 10 Ways that Embracing Your Vulnerabilities Increases Your Success at Work

>> View full schedule

Registration Fees

The program registration fee includes conference materials, admission to Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday sessions, the Saturday and Sunday evening receptions, and the Monday night offsite event. The CLE Boot Camp course and all optional lunches are separately priced. We must receive payment for optional courses and lunches in advance of the conference to guarantee your reservation. Unless otherwise stated, all ticket payments are nonrefundable after July 13, 2018.

Download PDF Registration Form

Early Bird Rates (on or before June 29, 2018)
Member - $685 | Emeritus Member - $585 | Non-Member - $895 | Spouse/Guest - $185

Regular Rates
Member - $740 | Emeritus Member - $640 | Non-Member - $950 | Spouse/Guest - $235

Optional Education Program Fees: Saturday, July 28, 2018

(Pre-Registration Required.)

CLE Boot Camp Add-on to Meeting Registration:
Member - $175 | Non-Member - $235

CLE Boot Camp Only
Member - $210 | Non-Member - $435

Functional SIG Luncheons, $40 each

(Pre-Registration Required*, ticketed, open to all registered attendees)

Sunday, July 29, 2018 | 12:30 - 1:45 PM
Executive Leadership | Marketing | Programming | Publications | Technology

* Onsite Luncheon Registration is $50

Organizational SIG Luncheons, $40 each

(Pre-Registration Required*, ticketed – attendance for respective organizational SIG members only)

Monday, July 30, 2018 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
In-House/Professional Development | Law School | Local & Specialty Bars | Nationals | State/Provincial Bars | Vendors and Speakers

* Onsite Luncheon Registration is $50

Optional Ticketed Event: Monday, July 31 Offsite Networking Event

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
Included in registration fee (additional guests: $75) | Pre-Registration Required

Hop across the Willamette River and join us for an evening of good eats and engaging exhibits at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). Tickets to this event are included in your registration fee, but we ask that you RSVP. Guest tickets are available for $75.

Spouse/Guest Fee

ACLEA has a spouse/guest fee for attendance at ACLEA meetings by those not eligible for ACLEA membership. This is a restricted fee intended for family members. Any spouse/guest who is interested in networking with other spouses/guests as well as friends in ACLEA may pay a fee to cover the costs of food and beverage and attendance at some meetings. This $185/$235 fee includes continental breakfasts, Saturday Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Marketplace, morning and afternoon breaks, and attendance at any sessions on topics that may be of interest, but does not include conference materials, luncheons, or optional events. Tickets for the Saturday Welcome Reception are available separately for guests who attend this event only. This benefit is extended only to those spouse/guests who are not eligible for ACLEA membership. ANYONE CONSULTING WITH, OR EMPLOYED BY, AN ORGANIZATION ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP IN ACLEA IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS FEE.

Thank You Sponsors

Practising Law Institute

Platinum Sponsor:
Practising Law Institute – Sunday Night Reception Sponsor


Gold Sponsor:
InReach – Hotel Keycard Sponsor

Micron Systems

Gold Sponsor:
Micron Systems – Lanyard & Badge Sponsor


Gold Sponsor:
viGlobal – Cocktail Sponsor

Community Brands

Silver Sponsor:
Community Brands – Notepad Sponsor

Thank You Exhibitors

  • Agile Professionals, LLC
  • Beacon Live
  • Blue Sky eLEARN
  • CE21
  • CLE Abroad
  • Clear Law Institute
  • Comedian of Law
  • Community Brands
  • Empowerment Publications
  • Fastcase
  • GTxcel
  • InReach
  • Internet For Lawyers/
  • Lexum, Inc.
  • Micron Systems, Inc.
  • NextJuris, Inc.
  • Practising Law Institute
  • Prime Prose, LLC
  • ReelTime Creative Learning Experiences
  • Rock N Roll Laws
  • Rocket Matter, LLC
  • Snowmass Tourism
  • The Texas Lawbook
  • viGlobal
  • Vocalmeet

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Special Thanks to Our 54th Annual Meeting Planning Committee!

  • Chair: Kes Joerg, Oregon State Bar
  • Annette Buras, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Dennis Cuevas, District of Columbia Bar
  • Sarah Fluke, State Bar of Arizona
  • Betsy Hults, Jones Day
  • Erin Monahan, Trial Lawyers Association of BC
  • Susan Munro, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
  • Mark Rosch, Internet For Lawyers/

Registration Information

To edit your registration, please contact the ACLEA office at or 1+ (651) 366-6082.

Both members and nonmembers need to log in to register for events. If you are a member, login here. If you are a nonmember, you need to create a record in the system; we will require your first and last name, organization, email, username and password. Set up an account here.

Online registration requires credit card payment; ACLEA accepts American Express, Visa and Mastercard. If you want to pay by check, please download the form here (available soon). Payment is required prior to the event. If you want to join ACLEA, please do so here, or log into your profile to renew and receive member rates. Then return to register for the event. These will be two separate transactions. You can pay for both by downloading forms.

Registration and attendance at, or participation at association events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to association’s use and distribution of the registrant's or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.


If you are not a member and would like to join to receive reduced conference rates, you may join here.

Cancellation Policy

All ticketed event payments are nonrefundable after July 13, 2018. Registration refunds, less a $50 processing fee, will be given to registrants who cancel by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on July 13, 2018. No refunds will be granted thereafter.

>> Submit a cancellation request

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Questions? Contact Us!

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