Ninth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference Announces Education Session Topics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Center for Alcohol Policy’s Ninth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference to be held August 28 – 30, 2016, at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, 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 Role State Attorneys General Play in Alcohol Policy Debates
  • Trade Practices in the Headlines
  • Underage Drinking: A Review of Trends and Prevention Strategies
  • Intellectual Property and Alcohol Law
  • Alcohol Litigation Update
  • Legislators and Regulators Working Together
  • The Need for Greater Expertise in Alcohol Regulation Litigation
  • Issues in Private Label Alcohol
  • International Trade and Alcohol

To register online, visit Government and non-profit employees receive special discounted registration rates.

For hotel reservations at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, book online or call (800) 811-8893. Please indicate that you are attending the Center for Alcohol Policy Law and Policy Conference to secure the negotiated single/double group rate of $169 per night plus tax, or the negotiated single/double government rate of $125 per night plus tax (valid government photo ID is required at the time of check-in). Be sure to make your room reservation before the room block expires on August 5.

The Center works with state continuing legal education (CLE) boards to provide attending attorneys with CLE credits. In 2015, every attendee was able to secure CLE credits, and more than 35 states approved CLE accreditation for participants. Certain states do not have mandatory CLE requirements.

More details about the 2016 Alcohol Law and Policy Conference will be available on the Center’s website,, as they become available. View the conference brochure for a schedule and list of presenters.


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 or follow the Center on Twitter at


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