Join the Section of State and Local Government Law and Section of Public Contract Law at the
2015 Spring Meeting and 10th Annual State & Local Procurement Symposium
in Philadelphia, PA, April 23-26, 2015, at the Loews Philadelphia.

Please visit, for additional meeting information and registration.


Thursday, April 23
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Practicum: The Stakeholders’ Expectations of the Public Procurement Process

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Turning Ugly Ducklings into Swans: Converting Vacant Municipal Properties into Urban Gardens and Farms
Committee: Land Use Planning and Zoning

Friday, April 24
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the Model Procurement Code but Were Afraid to Ask

9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., State False Claims Acts: Perspectives of Legal Practitioners
Committee: State Attorney General and Department of Justice Issues

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., The Art of the Deal: Building and Financing Sports and Entertainment Venues

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Zoning, Fracking, Public Health and the Law
Committees: Land Use Planning and Zoning, Energy and Environmental, State Attorney General and Department of Justice Issues

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Overcoming Small Agency Procurement Challenges

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Privatization of Public Schools: Threat or Opportunity?

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Cloud Computing: How State & Local Governments Can Access its Benefits and Manage the Risks

4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m., Ethics Jeopardy! Where Knowing the Questions is Half the Game

Luncheons, Friday, April 24

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Hot Topics in Land Use Law Lunch – Subcommittee Reports
Sponsor: Land Use Planning and Zoning

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Public Contract Law Lunch

Receptions and Social Events

Thursday, April 23
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Networking Reception (included in registration)
8:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m., No Host Dine-Around (Capital Grille, Devon Seafood Grill, Estia, Juniper Commons, or Varalli)

Friday, April 24
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Treasures of Center Square Tour (Ticketed event, $20/per person
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Group Dinner at Pennsylvania 6 (Tickets are $75/person)

Saturday, April 25
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Colonial Philadelphia Experience Tour (Ticketed event, $30/per person)

Any questions please contact Lynette Kelley at, or 312.988.5649.