2015 ISBA Annual Meeting offers attendees more than the opportunity to
update their practical skills through in-depth discussions on new
statutes and case laws; judges, attorneys and court reporters have
unique opportunities to experience the work of and interact with
nationally distinguished thought leaders and remarkable storytellers.
afternoon, June 15, all attendees are invited to see author and former
professor James Loewen, Ph.D., for his keynote speech to the Iowa Judges
Association. Loewen documented how race relations deteriorated after
the Civil War and will direct his remarks to Iowa’s history and how it
impacts Iowans today. Later in the afternoon, Loewen will discuss his
research on race relations in a "non-touchy-feely” seminar.
afternoon, June 16, any attendee may watch a one-hour play, "Map of My
Kingdom,” presented by Mary Swander, Iowa’s Poet Laureate, as part of
the probate track. Swander is the co-founder of Agarts, a national group
designed to explore the intersection of the arts and agriculture.
Wednesday morning, June 17, Kitty Williams will tell her story of
miraculously surviving an Auschwitz labor camp and imprisonment as part of the court reporters track.
Immediately afterwards, all
attendees are invited to take a guided tour of the Iowa Holocaust Memorial.
To see the complete
schedule, view the official 2015 ISBA Annual Meeting program here or download the free 2015 Annual Meeting App here. Register no later than June 11 for the early bird
discount. For more information on registration, click here.