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2016-2017 Chicago Law Planning Subcommittee

Signup Deadline: 09-26-2016
Starts: 10-03-2016
Ends: 06-30-2017
Location: Online Opportunity


The Chicago Law Symposium Planning Subcommittee is dedicated to strengthening the association sector and helping association and legal professionals reach their highest level of performance through the creation of a legal conference. This one day program will provide advanced-level program content that offers timely and relevant updates on changes to existing laws and legal precedents, explanations of new laws and regulations, as well as tips and practical tools for legal professionals and association executives. Subcommittee members will work with ASAE staff and legal peers to develop the Annual Association Law Symposium in Chicago scheduled for April 2016. Member assignments include:

  • Participation in monthly planning conference call meetings
  • Assisting with the creation of break-out sessions and program descriptions to be used for conference brochure
  • Contributing new, innovative and relevant ideas during planning discussions to aid in the development of the premier legal event in the Chicago area for association executives and attorneys
  • Working closely with ASAE staff to identify dynamic speakers and subject matter panel experts (can include subcommittee members)
  • Partnering with presenters to ensure the timely development and submission of PowerPoint presentations and session handout materials in accordance with set ASAE deadlines
  • Promotion of symposium materials and information via various media channels and word of mouth to assist with recruitment of conference attendees
  • Attendance at and participation in the Chicago Law: Association Law Symposium
  • Offer recommendations to ASAE staff regarding prospective passionate volunteers eager to assist with the development of future conferences and learning programs

Time Commitment:

Members are asked to make at least a one year commitment to conference planning and implementation efforts. The 2016-2017 subcommittee term will begin October 2016.

Due Dates:

 Sept 19th - Final day to respond to the Call for Volunteer

Mid-October 2016 (Exact Date TBD) – Subcommittee Kickoff Meeting (Conference Call)

Early June 2016 (Exact Date TBD) – Chicago Law: Association Law Symposium


Conference Description:

Chicago Law: Association Law Symposium is the definitive legal education event addressing the most pressing issues in association and nonprofit law today. Whether you are an in-house counsel for an association, an attorney with association clients, a CEO, or a senior-level association executive, this program will give you the insider perspectives you need to keep abreast of critical legal issues. You’ll hear timely and relevant updates and changes to existing laws and legal precedents, explanations of new laws and regulations, and tips and practical tools that can be implemented back at the office.

Applications for this opportunity will be accepted until September 19 or sufficient applications have been received.

In principle and in practice, ASAE values and seeks diversity and inclusive practices within the association management industry.
ASAE promotes involvement, innovation, and expanded access to leadership opportunities that maximize engagement across identity groups and professional levels. Identity groups include and are not limited to age, appearance, disability, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, nationality, professional level, race, religion, and sexual orientation.
ASAE will provide leadership and commit time and resources to accomplish this objective while serving as a model to other associations engaged in D+I endeavors.

Volunteers Needed:

10 (10 open slots)

Experience Required:

No Experience Necessary


Myisha Headen