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Welcome to the 2013 NAELA Annual Conference site. In the tabs that follow you will find all the information you need to determine this is the meeting for you. We are excited to offer such quality programming. There is something for everyone. Come hear the latest news in Elder and Special Needs Law and how to apply this practical knowledge when you get back to your office. 

Program Brochure

2013 Annual Conference Atlanta Dine Arounds

Your registration fee includes access to all general and breakout sessions, exhibit hall, Welcome Reception/Networking Event on Thursday evening, buffet breakfast on Friday and Saturday, annual business luncheon on Friday plus complimentary access to all recorded sessions post conference.

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Conference Material will be provided electronically - this year USB drives will not be produced

In lieu of a USB drive, session materials will be available for download on the 2013 NAELA Annual Conference website. There will be complimentary Internet access during the conference. This year, as part of your registration for the Annual Conference, you will have unlimited, complimentary access to all audio-recorded sessions and materials from the conference after the meeting.

Keynote Address Speaker: Tony West, Acting Associate Attorney General
Title: The Federal Government’s Efforts to Combat Elder Abuse
Thursday, May 2 | 1:45 p.m.
The 2013 Annual Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce that Acting Associate Attorney General, Tony West, will be one of the keynote speakers in Atlanta. Tony West was appointed the Acting Associate Attorney General of the United States on March 9, 2012. Previously, he was nominated by President Barack Obama to be the Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Civil Division on January 22, 2009. He was confirmed as the head of the Civil Division by the U.S. Senate on April 20, 2009.

As the Acting Associate Attorney General, Mr. West's primary responsibility is to advise and assist the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General in formulating and implementing Departmental policies, and programs related to a broad range of issues, including civil litigation, federal and local law enforcement and public safety. Mr. West, the third ranking official at the agency, oversees the Department's civil litigating components (Antitrust Division, Civil Division, Civil Rights Division, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Tax Division, Community Relations Service, Executive Office of U.S. Trustees, Office of Information Policy and Foreign Settlement Claims Commission) and grant-making components (Office of Justice Programs, Office on Violence Against Women and Community Oriented Policing Services).

Registration information here

Networking and Social Opportunities

Among the many reasons attorneys attend NAELA programs is the opportunity to network with leaders in the Elder and Special Needs Law field. NAELA has worked to bring the following opportunities to build camaraderie with colleagues and to meet fellow NAELA members.
Thursday evening cocktail reception (included with your Annual Conference Registration. Spouse/guest passes available)
The Exhibit Hall offers a hands-on opportunity to learn about innovative products and services essential to your practice.
Optional offsite educational activities including:
     - Tour of 
     - A visit to the
Georgia Aquarium
     - The
World of Coke and more. Grab a colleague and make plans to continue your networking “offsite.”
    The hotel concierge will be glad to help you reserve tickets or arrange group rates.  You can also find more on the Atlanta 
visitor's guide.
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Travel & Accommodations

Take advantage of our reduced rates.

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