Eighth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference Announces Education Session Topics

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP) Eighth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference to be held September 9 – 11, 2015, at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, will feature educational sessions on issues currently at the forefront of alcohol law and policy. The sessions will be led by a wide range of experts, including educators, regulators, public health advocates and industry officials.

Educational sessions at this year’s conference will include:

  • The 21st Amendment a Decade After Granholm v. Heald
  • When Liquor Licenses Create Local Problems: How to Deal With Them or Avoid Them in the First Place
  • New Threats to Public Health: Keeping Kids Safe
  • 80 Years of the Federal Alcohol Administration Act: Past, Present & Future
  • Update on Drunk and Drugged Driving
  • What I Wish I Knew Before I Became an Alcohol Regulator
  • Measuring the Efficacy of U.S. Alcohol Control Policies
  • Alcohol Legislation, Economic Development and Public Health

In addition to these educational sessions, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley will deliver keynote remarks on the role state attorneys general play in alcohol regulation, including the successful programs he has implemented in South Dakota to promote society’s interest in fighting the abuse of alcohol, underage drinking and crime, including the state’s groundbreaking 24/7 program to end chronic drunk driving.

To register online, visit www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org/law. Government and non-profit employees receive special discounted registration rates. For hotel reservations at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile, book online or call 1-888-591-1234. Please reference the Center for Alcohol Policy to receive the special negotiated room rate of $169 plus taxes per night.

The CAP works with state continuing legal education (CLE) boards to provide attending attorneys with CLE credits. In 2014, every attendee was able to secure CLE credits, and more than 38 states approved CLE accreditation for participants. Certain states do not have mandatory CLE requirements.

More details about the 2015 CAP Alcohol Law and Policy Conference will be available on the CAP website, www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org, as they become available. For further information, please email danielled@centerforalcoholpolicy.org.



The Center for Alcohol Policy is a 501c(3) organization whose mission is to educate policymakers, regulators and the public about alcohol, its uniqueness and regulation. By conducting sound and scientific-based research and implementing initiatives that will maintain the appropriate state-based regulation of alcohol, the Center promotes safe and responsible consumption, fights underage drinking and drunk driving and informs key entities about the effects of alcohol consumption. For more information, visit www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org or follow the Center on Twitter at www.twitter.com/AlcoholPolicy.


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