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Annual Conference Committee

Description: Responsible for selecting educational topics and identifying speakers for the Annual Conference. Also works with ALA headquarters staff to put together the right mix of education and networking events to meet the needs and interests of ALA members.

Committee Size: 12

Term: 1 year, renewable for additional terms

Appointments per year: 6-9

In-Person Meetings / Expectations: Three per term (winter before prior annual conference, prior annual conference, annual conference). Service involves an initial planning meeting about 18 months in advance of the Conference, 2 meetings at the Conference 12 months prior, plus frequent (at least monthly) conference call meetings and individual committee member assignments.

Call for volunteers: Summer.

Selections made: Fall
ALA Headquarters Liaison:

 

Law Firm Financial Management Conference Committee

Description: The Law Firm Financial Management Conference will be held on an annual or semi-annual basis. When such conferences are contemplated, ALA will appoint a conference chair and issue a call for volunteers.

Committee Size: 5

Term: 1 year

Appointments per year: Varies

In-Person Meetings / Expectations: Attendance at the conference. Committee work will be accomplished through conference calls and other electronic exchange of information. See the full list of roles and responsibilities.

Call for volunteers: Winter prior to the fall conference

Selections made: Winter prior to the fall conference
ALA Headquarters Liaison:

 

IP Conference for Legal Professionals Planning Committee

Description: This committee plans the educational content for the annual IP Conference for Legal Professionals.

Committee Size: Varies

Term: 1 year

Appointments per year: Varies

Expectations / In-Person Meetings: One per year (IP Retreat). Committee work may be accomplished through conference calling and other electronic exchange of information. See the full list of roles and responsibilities.

Call for volunteers: Winter

Selections made: Winter
ALA Headquarters Liaison:

 

Large Firm Retreat Planning Committee

Description: This committee plans the educational content for the annual Large Firm Administrators Retreat.

Committee Size: 5

Term: 1 year, renewable

Appointments per year: Varies

Expectations / In-Person Meetings: One per year (LFA Retreat). Committee work may be accomplished through conference calling and other electronic exchange of information.

Call for volunteers: Spring/Summer. Eligibility: Must be a member of the LFA Caucus (principal administrators of firms with 100+ lawyers) and attend the previous year’s retreat.

Selections made: Summer, at LFA Retreat
ALA Headquarters Liaison:

 

Fall Conference Planning Committee

The group is responsible for planning the 3-4 2014 Logistic i.e. eastern, mid-west, western (former regional) conferences.

Description: Responsible for selecting educational topics and speakers for the 3-4 fall Conferences. Also works with ALA headquarters staff to put together the right mix of education and networking events to meet the needs and interests of ALA members.

Committee Size: 6

Term: 2 year, renewable for additional terms

Appointments per year: Varies

Expectations / In-Person Meetings: Attendance at the conference. Committee work will be accomplished through conference calls and/or at conference locations and other electronic exchange of information.

Call for volunteers: Winter prior to the fall conference.

Selections made: Winter prior to the fall conferences.
ALA Headquarters Liaison:

 

HR Conference Planning Committee

The group responsible for planning the 2014 Fall HR Conference.

Description: The Legal Professional’s HR Conference will be held on an annual or semi-annual basis. When such conferences are contemplated, ALA will appoint a conference chair and issue a call for volunteers.

Committee Size: 5

Term: 1 year

Appointments per year: Varies

Expectations / In-Person Meetings: Attendance at the conference. Committee work will be accomplished through conference calls and other electronic exchange of information. See the full list of roles and responsibilities.

Call for volunteers: Winter prior to the fall conference.

Selections made: Winter prior to the fall conference.
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