Swimming Upstream in Texas: TX Regional Student Conference

Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
UT Austin Campus Austin, TX

Register for Swimming Upstream in Texas: 2013 Texas ACS Regional Convening -- Nov. 9 @ http://www.utexas.edu/law/orgs/acs/events.html

Interested in meeting progressive students, practitioners, and professors from across the Lone Star State? Join ACS for our first inaugural ACS Texas Regional Convening, for a day of networking and discussion about progressive lawyering in Texas!

The Convening will be on Saturday, November 9 from 11:00 to 5:00 at UT Law in Austin, and will include a seated lunch reception, panels, and a concluding happy hour. Our keynote lunch features Craig McDonald, Director of Texans for Public Justice. Register online at http://bit.ly/TexasACS. UT Law students will be coordinating home stays for us on either Friday or Saturday night.

We hope you'll join us!

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10am Registration

10-10:45am Executive Session for Chapter Leaders

10:45-11am Coffee Break

11am-12:15pm Progressive Careers Panel, including Wayne Krause, Texas Civil Rights Project; Jemila Lea, Hogg Foundation; and Zinelle October, ACS National

12:15-1:45pm Networking Lunch featuring keynote address by Craig McDonald, Director for Texans for Public Justice

1:45-3:15pm Plenary Panel: Swimming Upstream in Texas, including Maggie Jo Buchanan, NARAL Pro-Choice America; Professor Joseph Fishkin, UT Law; Deborah Fowler, Texas Appleseed; and Professor Jordan Steiker, UT Law.

3:15pm Reception at The Carillon (1900 University Ave)

5pm End Program