The 2015 Annual Conference offered an exciting line-up of speakers, workshops, and events to more than 700 participants so they can better serve their clients. Innovators and experts led more than 90 sessions on a diverse range of equal justice topics, and networking events give equal justice advocates unparalleled opportunities to build connections.

Learn more about this great gathering by taking a look at:

  • The 2015 Annual Conference app.  It’s free and available on your laptop, tablet or smartphone. The app made the conference greener, allowed quick access to the entire conference program, and let participants create their own schedules that could be synched with iCal, Google, or Outlook calendars. See it now.
  • The program book that all attendees received in New Orleans, including the schedule overview; descriptions of the civil, client, and defender caucuses; profiles of plenary speakers; and more. Download a copy.

The 2015 Annual Conference's focused, engaging workshops were organized into five tracks:

  • Civil Track – workshops to address traditional and emerging trends in the delivery of civil legal aid
  • Client & Board Track – board and client leadership training
  • Defender Track – workshops covering a range of topics to help defender programs meet their clients’ needs
  • Fundraising Track – workshops covering the range from the nuts and bolts of development work and relationship building to the best social media platforms to reach donors
  • Joint Civil & Defender Track – workshops addressing topics that are of interest to more than one of the above categories or are generally applicable to many audiences, including communications, risk management, and technology