Annual Meeting Agenda

The Annual Meeting will be held in person at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. 

Unless otherwise noted below, Annual Meeting project sessions and many speaker and award  presentations will take place in the Ballroom of the Westin St. Francis. Please note below alternate locations for some events in bold. Special guests and speakers are still being confirmed and will be announced soon.

Please note: The 2024 Annual Meeting is taking place in San Francisco; all times listed are in Pacific Time.

Tentative Agenda, Subject to Change
Updated 4/01/2024
Sunday, May 19
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Special Program: Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court
Moderator: Diane Wood
Speakers: Renee Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
ALI CLE Program, The Bot Stops Here: Issues and Ethics of Artificial Intelligence and Civil Liability
Moderator: Colleen Chien
Panelists: Richard Boulware, Mark Geistfeld, Tom Lue, and Andy Song
6:30 p.m.
Council Reception and Dinner
Golden Gate Room
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Welcome Dinner for New Members and First-Time Attendees
John's Grill
Monday, May 20
8:30 a.m.
Opening Session
9:00 a.m.
Restatement of the Law Fourth, Property
10:30 a.m.
Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Miscellaneous Provisions (part one)
12:30 p.m.
Members Luncheon Welcoming New Members
Speakers: Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers and Pam Karlan
Colonial Room
1:45 p.m.
Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Miscellaneous Provisions (part two)
4:30 p.m.
Presentation of Distinguished Service Award to Lance Liebman
Presented By: Roberta Cooper Ramo
4:50 p.m.
Presentation of Wisdom Award to Thelton Henderson
Presented By: Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers
5:15 p.m.
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Members Reception
Location: Exploratorium
Tuesday, May 21
8:30 a.m.
Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Medical Malpractice
11:30 a.m.
Restatement of the Law, Copyright (part one)
12:30 p.m.
Members Luncheon
Moderator: Diane Wood
Panelists: Anna Blackburne-Rigsby and Tani Cantil-Sakauye
Colonial Room
1:45 p.m.
Restatement of the Law, Copyright (part two)
2:45 p.m.
Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Remedies
5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
Annual Reception and Dinner
Introduction: David Levi
Stephen Breyer, retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will appear in conversation with two of his former clerks, Caitlin Halligan of the New York State Court of Appeals and Jenny Martinez of Stanford University.
Wednesday, May 22
8:30 a.m.
ALI Early Career Scholars Program
Introduction: Diane Wood
Speaker: Leah Litman | Topic: Remedial Essentialization
9:00 a.m.
Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law
11:00 a.m.
Restatement of the Law, Corporate Governance (part one)
12:00 p.m.
Members Luncheon Honoring New 25-Year and 50-Year Members
Introduction: David Levi
Speakers: Ivan Fong and Brad Smith
Colonial Room
2:00 p.m.
Restatement of the Law, Corporate Governance (part two)
3:00 p.m.


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