Program Schedule – Annual Meeting

Program planning for the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting is currently in progress. Our 103 sections and the Annual Meeting program committees are working on a schedule filled with sessions that appeal to law school deans, faculty, and administrators at any level of their careers. Be on the lookout for more details in the coming months.

Want to be part of the programming at AALS? Please visit Request for Program Proposals for information, guidelines, and due dates for submitting a program proposal for the 2020 Annual Meeting

Thursday, January 2, 2020

11 am – 8 pmAALS Registration
1:30 – 3:15 pmSection Programs
3:30 – 5:15 pmSection Programs
2 – 5 pmSection Extended Programs
4 – 8 pmExhibits Open
5:30 – 6:30 pmSession for First Time Meeting Attendees
What is AALS and Why Does It Matter for My Career? And How Do I Get the Most Out of the Annual Meeting?
6:30 – 7:30 pmAALS Reception for New Law Teachers
5:30 pmSection Business Meetings
5:30 pmSchool and Organization Events

Friday, January 3, 2020

7 am – 6:30 pmAALS Registration
7 – 8:30 amSection Breakfasts or Business Meetings
8 am – 6:30 pmExhibits Open
8:30 – 10:15 amSection Programs
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Section on Institutional Advancement
10:30 am – 12:15 pmAALS Opening Plenary Program
Pillars of Democracy: Law, Representation, and Knowledge
12:00 – 12:45 pmSection on Institutional Advancement Luncheon
12:15 – 1:30 pmSection on Women in Legal Education Luncheon
12:15 – 1:30 pmSection Luncheons
1:30 – 3:15 pmSection Programs
1:30 – 4:30 pmSection Extended Programs
3:30 – 4:30 pmHouse of Representatives, First Meeting
3:30 – 5:00 pmSection Programs for New Law Teachers
Works‐in Progress and Pedagogy Programs for New Law Teachers
4:30 – 6:30 pmAALS Opening Reception
6:30 pmLaw School and Organization Events
6:30 pmAALS Law and Film Series

Saturday, January 4, 2020

7 am – 5 pmAALS Registration
7 – 8:30 amSection Breakfasts or Business Meetings
8 am – 5 pmExhibits Open
8 am – 4 pmAALS Deans Forum Program
8:30 am – 3:30 pmSection Daylong Programs
8:30 – 10:15 amSection Programs
9:00 – 11:45 amSection on Institutional Advancement
9:00 am – 12:00 pmSection Extended Programs
10:30 am – 12:15 pmSection Programs
12:15 – 1:30 pmSection on Minority Groups Luncheon
12:15 – 1:30 pmSection Luncheons
1:30 – 3:15 pmSection Programs
1:30 – 5:00 pmAALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color
3:30 – 5:15 pmSection Programs for New Law Teachers
Works-in-Progress and Pedagogy Programs for New Law Teachers
4:30 – 5:30 pmHouse of Representatives, Second Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 pmAALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color Reception
5:30 pmLaw School and Organization Events

Sunday, January 5, 2020

7 am – 2 pmAALs Registration
7 – 8:30 amPlanning Meeting & Continental Breakfast for 2019 and 2020 Officers
8 – 11 amExhibits Open
8:30 – 10:15 amSection Programs
9:00 am – 12:00 pmSection Extended Programs
9:00 am – 5:00 pmSection Daylong Programs
10:30 am – 12:15 pmSection Programs
12:15 – 1:30 pmSection Luncheons
1:30 – 3:15 pmSection Programs
1:30 – 4:30 pmSection Extended Programs
5:30 pmAALS Reception for Legal Educators from Law Schools Outside the United States