Conference: 2016 SRLN Equal Justice Conference Pre-Conference (Chicago 2016)

The Self-Represented Litigation Network is excited to present the Pre-Conference to the ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference on May 11, 2016, in Chicago, IL. This program brings together leaders and stakeholders from the access to justice community, including the courts, bar associations, legal aid, private practice, law libraries and other community programs. The one-day event will feature prominent keynote speakers and interactive breakout discussions that address topics on achieving 100% access to justice and engaging in access to justice solutions for self-represented litigants.

Please find the complete agenda below:

7:30 - 8:30 Newbie Coffee Hour Led by Melissa Moss, Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives at The Florida Bar Foundation.
8:00 - 8:30 Check In  
8:30 - 9:30 Welcome and Introductions Led by Katherine Alteneder, SRLN Coordinator
9:30 - 9:45 Table-Topics Introduction  
9:45 - 10:15 Topic "Speed-dating" Attendees will be advised to spend 10 minutes at 3 tables to “test the waters” and find a topic of their choice
10:15 - 10:30 Break  
10:30 - 11:30 Table-Topics (create your own "Ignite" talk) Groups will have time to create their own ignite talks. We will provide a template and presentations will take place in the afternoon
11:30 - 11:45 Work and Network Combo time to let groups to finish their ignite talks or just mingle with others!
11:45 - 12:00 SRLN Updates Announcements from the SRLN organization
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch & Networking Box lunch provided
1:00 - 1:30 Announcements Attendees are invited to announce any information they would like to share
1:30 - 2:30 Keynote Presented by Judge Burke
2:30 - 3:30 "Ignite" Talks Tables present their outcomes from their group discussions earlier in the day
3:30 - 3:45 Break Snacks provided
3:45 - 5:00 Panel Discussion (SRLN Executive Committee) Moderated by the Honorable Lora Livingston