Event Schedule

Programming for DRI’s 2024 Annual Meeting is updated regularly. As additional details are finalized, please return here to plan your week at DRI’s Annual Meeting!

Schedule at-a-Glance

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Wednesday, October 16, 2024

Time (Pacific)Session
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.Leadership Conference*
12:00–12:45 p.m.Leadership Conference Lunch*
1:00–1:50 p.m.DRI Membership Committee Meeting*
1:00–1:50 p.m.Substantive Law Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs Meeting*
1:00–3:00 p.m.NFJE Board Meeting*
2:00–2:50 p.m.Program Chairs & Vice Chairs with the Law Institute*
2:00–2:50 p.m.Joint Meeting of DRI Cares / DRI for Life*
2:00–2:50 p.m.Substantive Law Committee Membership Chairs / Vice Chairs*
2:00–2:50 p.m.Marketing, Social Media and Publication Chairs*
3:00–4:30 p.m.Substantive Law Committee Meetings / CLE Sessions*
4:30–5:30 p.m.First & Second Timers Program
5:30–6:00 p.m.First & Second Timers Reception
5:00–6:00 p.m.Sisters’ Receptions (IADC, FDCC, ADTA)*
6:00–7:30 p.m.Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 17, 2024

Time (Pacific)Session
7:00–8:00 a.m.DRI for Life
8:00–10:30 a.m.Coffee & Pastries in Exhibit Hall
8:30–9:00 a.m.Welcome
9:00–10:00 a.m.Keynote
10:00–10:30 a.m.Break
10:30–11:20 a.m.General Session Speaker
11:20 a.m.–12:10 p.m.General Session Speaker
12:15–12:45 p.m.DRI Cares – Blessings in a Backpack
12:15–1:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall / Business & Bites
12:30–1:45 p.m.State, Local & National Defense Organizations Leadership Luncheon*
1:00–1:50 p.m.CLE Session
2:00–4:00 p.m.The Center Meetings
2:00–2:50 p.m.CLE Session
3:00–4:00 p.m.CLE on the GO
3:00–4:30 p.m.Substantive Law Committee Meetings / CLE Sessions
4:30–5:30 p.m.Veteran’s Network Committee Huddle*
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.Premier Networking Event: Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) - Sponsored by LawyerGuard

Friday, October 18, 2024

Time (Pacific)Session
7:00–8:00 a.m.DRI for Life
8:00–8:50 a.m.Substantive Law Committee Business Meeting
8:00–11:00 a.m.Coffee & Pastries in Exhibit Hall
9:00–9:30 a.m.Welcome
9:30–10:30 a.m.Keynote
10:30–11:00 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.Executive Director's Program & Lunch*
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.General Session Speaker
12:00–1:30 p.m.Diversity / Women in the Law Luncheon**
12:00–1:30 p.m.Lunch (on your own)
1:30–2:00 p.m.2025 Annual Meeting Steering Committee Meeting*
1:30–3:30 p.m.State and Local Defense Organizations (SLDO) Conclave*
1:30–3:00 p.m.Substantive Law Committee Meetings / CLE Session
1:30–3:00 p.m.CLE on the GO
2:00–3:30 p.m.DRI Foundation Meeting*
3:30–4:30 p.m.Board Meeting*
7:00–10:00 p.m.Closing Celebration Dinner**

* By Invitation
** Ticketed Event

An Evening at the Museum of Pop Culture,
Sponsored by LawyerGuard

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Front entrance of the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) building in Seattle

Connect with Your DRI Community at the Museum of Pop Culture!

Date: Thursday, October 17, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Location: The Museum of Pop Culture | 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

JOIN COLLEAGUES AND PEERS for an unforgettable evening at DRI's exclusive networking reception at the Museum of Pop Culture. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with old and new friends while exploring the while exploring some of the world's most legendary pop culture artifacts including the Hendrix Collection that explores Jimi Hendrix's storied career and the Nirvana Gallery, which has the "world's most extensive exhibition of memorabilia" with more than 200 rare artifacts, photographs, and oral histories.

Centrally located in downtown Seattle, the Museum of Pop Culture is a short distance away from the Hyatt Regency Seattle. Experience the winner of The Seattle Times' 2023 Best in the Pacific Northwest including Best Art Gallery, Best Attraction, and Best Museum all while networking with your DRI Community and enjoying hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, wine, and assorted beers.

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