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DRI PROGRAM - 2017 DRI Annual Meeting

2017 DRI Annual Meeting

2017 DRI Annual Meeting


Join us for DRI's 2017 Annual Meeting October 4-8, at Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel. We have planned a week of spectacular keynote speakers, cutting-edge CLE presentations, and plenty of networking events-- all just for you.

Click here to watch the 2017 DRI Annual Meeting video.

Those who attend will have the following opportunities:

    *Experience outstanding educational programming on timely topics to include the ever-changing world and developing legal topics to stay ahead of the game.

    *Earn up to 12.0 hours of CLE credit including up to 3.0 hours of ethics credit.

    *Get involved-- join your substantive law committee colleagues for committee business meetings and dine-arounds designed to provide you with leadership and business development opportunities.

    *Strengthen old relationships and develop new ones while networking with over 1,000 of your peers.

    The registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or before August 8, 2017. Cancellations received between August 9 and September 6 will receive a refund, less a $200 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after September 6. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Substitutions may be made at any time without charge. All refunds will be processed and mailed within four weeks of the conclusion of the Annual Meeting.



10/4/2017 - 10/8/2017
The Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E. North Water St
Chicao, IL 60611



Wednesday, 04 October 2017


Save $200 when you register on or before September 6! Registration fee includes; Admission to all CLE programs; Admission to all non-ticketed events; Email with link to Annual Meeting course materials; Access to the DRI App; Continental breakfast each morning; Refreshment breaks; Networking receptions; Speed Networking and TSA Global Entry Approval Program; Opportunity to purchase tickets to the Awards Luncheon, Women's Networking Luncheon, and the President's Gala. To ensure that your name is listed in the Annual Meeting App in advance of the meeting, DRI must receive your registration on or before September 27. Registrations received after September 27 will be processed on-site.

In-house counsel are eligible for a reduced registration rate to the DRI Annual Meeting. In-house counsel is defined as a licensed attorney who is employed exclusively by a corporate or other private sector organization, for the purpose of providing legal representation and counsel only to that corporation, its affiliates and subsidiaries.


DRI Public Service Committee will host its 8th Annual Silent Auction, with proceeds benefitting the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence (NFJE). The auction will be held in conjunction with the DRI Annual Meeting, October 4-8, 2017, in Chicago, IL. For further silent auction details, questions on how to participate, or to make a donation, please contact Tiffany Higgins by calling 312-698-6280 or emailing Tiffany Higgins.

10/4/2017 7:00 AM - 10/8/2017 4:30 PM
7:00 AM
Speed Networking
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM

Thursday, 05 October 2017

10/5/2017 8:00 AM - 10/6/2017 5:00 PM
8:00 AM
Awards Luncheon (Ticketed Event)
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
12:30 PM
NFJE Raffle $10 per ticket (up to 4)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM
NFJE Raffle Book $50 Per Book (6 tickets-buy 5 get one fre)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM

Friday, 06 October 2017

Women's Networking Luncheon (Ticketed Event)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
12:30 PM

Saturday, 07 October 2017

President's Reception and Dinner (Ticketed Event)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM

Must click applicable “ADD” button(s) associated with each event listed above before checking out.