Annual Review Conference earlybird deadline ends October 30 – keynote speakers announced

October 29, 2009

* ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, 19th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference registration and hotel deadline extended:

The Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law; the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security and the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University School of Law

proudly announce the

19th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference

November 12 and 13, 2009

Renaissance Washington DC Hotel ** 999 Ninth Street NW,  Washington, DC

Early Bird Rate Ends FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

Panels include: Executive and Legislative updates on developments in national security law; Emerging Issues in National Security Law: Narco-Violence Along the Border; Modern Piracy: Legal and Policy Options; Revised Military Commissions: Lingering Questions; Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare and Ethics Challenges for National Security Lawyers.

The opening reception for registered attendees, hosted by the law firm of Arnold & Porter will be on Wednesday, November 11, in their Garden Room, 555 12th Street, NW in Washington from 6-7:30 p.m.

Conference keynote speakers include:

  • DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano
  • Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg
  • Jamie S. Gorelick, WilmerHale

Registration form is attached and full program information is posted on the Committee’s website –www.abanet.org/natsecurity.