Overview

17th Annual
National Law Students Worker's Rights Conference

When:  Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2015

Where: The Conference Center of the Maritime Institute, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
           
Keynote Speaker: M. Patricia Smith, Solicitor of Labor
                                U.S. Department of Labor

Friday Evening Film & Discussion: The Hand That Feeds
                                                             Moderator: Professor Homer C. La Rue
                                                             Panelists: Benjamin Dictor, Mahoma Lopez

Much More: With multiple interactive workshops, panel discussions and keynote address, the conference will give each participant additional insight into becoming an advocate for workers and their families. Students will:

  • gain a greater understanding of, appreciation for and interest in the issues facing American workers;
  • supplement their labor and workers' rights courses; and
  • network with fellow law students, top labor attorneys, professors, nonprofit practitioners and government officials.

Registration will open in mid July, 2015. Students should register via this site or by completing the registration forms which will be sent to each participating law school in mid-July. In the meantime, questions may be addressed to Mary Anne Moffa, Executive Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please review these links before completing your registration for the conference:

Students ready to register should click on the button below.

Donors wishing to support the conference should scroll further down on this page for sponsorship levels and access to the sponsorship form.

2015 Conference Sponsors

Conference Sponsorships

Conference Sponsor   $10,000

  • Recognized in all Conference print materials, in PBF newsletter and on website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Recognized from the podium both days
  • Cover Ad in Conference program book
  • Exhibit space in Conference registration area
  • Six reservations to Friday Dinner and Program & Saturday Keynote Address

Program Sponsor   $5,000

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  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Gold Page ad in Conference program book
  • Four reservations to Friday Dinner and Program or Saturday Keynote Address

Session Sponsor   $2,500

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  • Business name and logo featuredin Conference PowerPoint display
  • Gold Page ad in Conference program book
  • Two reservations to attend Friday Evening Program

Workshop Sponsor   $1,000

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  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Full Page ad in Conference program book

Student Sponsor   $500
You can help underwrite the cost of a student to attend this year's Conference and help defray our costs!

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Conference Tote Bag Sponsor   $500

  • Business logo printed on all Conference tote bags
  • Recognized in all Conference print materials, in PBF newsletter and on PBF website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Half Page ad in Conference program book

Friend   $500

Donor   $250

Supporter   $100

Program Book Ads

  • $500 Gold Page Ad (8"W X 10.5"H)
  • $400 Full Page Ad B&W (8"W X 10.5"H)
  • $300 Half Page Ad B&W (8"W X 5"H)

Please supply ad on or before September 30, 2015.  Electronic files preferred (please include original file with type fonts and graphics/images).  Camera-ready copy accepted.  Ads may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Ads received after the deadline may be added to a supplement.  For further information call Rhonda Gelman Kelley, CFRE, Director of Development and Marketing at 267-273-7994.