Overview

National Law Students Worker's Rights Conference

When:  Friday and Saturday, October 12 & 13, 2018

Where: The Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
           
Keynote Speaker: Kenneth E. Rigmaiden, General President, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, AFL-CIO                          

Friday Evening:     Networking Dinner
                                Peter Mitchell Labor Law Lecture
                                     -   A presentation by a prestigious labor law professor on a timely workers' rights topic.
                                     -  This year's lecturer:  Ruben J. Garcia, Associate Dean, University of Law Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law
                                                                                                       Co-Director, UNLV Workplace Law Program and Professor of Law
                                     -  Sponsored by IUE-CWA, in honor of their long-time General Counsel Peter Mitchell.          

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 is now open. Students should register via this site by clicking on the link to the conference registration form below. 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.

Conference Sponsors (As of August 9, 2018)

Program Sponsor
IUE-CWA
IUOE Local 150

Session Sponsor
Int'l Brotherhood of Boilermakers

Workshop Sponsor

Tote Bag Sponsor
IBEW Local 18
SMART Local 104
State Building & Construction Trades of CA

Sponsor-A-Student
BCBSA National Labor Office
Int'l Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
United Steelworkers District 9

Sponsorship Levels

Conference Sponsor   $10,000

  • Recognized in Conference day print material, 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

Program Sponsor   $5,000

  • Recognized in Conference day print material, in PBF newsletter and on website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Gold Page ad in Conference program book

Session Sponsor   $2,500

  • Recognized in Conference day print material, in PBF newsletter and on website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Full Page ad in Conference program book

Workshop Sponsor   $1,500

  • Recognized in Conference day print material and on PBF website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Full Page ad in Conference program book

Conference Tote Bag Sponsor   $1,000

  • Business logo printed on all Conference tote bags
  • Recognized in Conference day print material and on PBF website
  • Half Page ad in Conference program book
  • Deadline for camera-ready tote bag art is September 7, 2018

Sponsor-a-Student   $500 (Not Applicable for Current Year Peggy Browning Fellows)
Help underwrite the cost of a student to attend this year's Conference and help defray our costs!

  • Recognized in Conference day print material and on PBF website

Donor   $250

Supporter   $100

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