10th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference Education Sessions Announced

ALEXANDRIA Va. – The Center for Alcohol Policy’s 10th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference to be held September 6-8, 2017, at the Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, will feature educational sessions addressing a variety of current alcohol policy issues. The sessions will be led by a wide range of experts, including legislators, educators, regulators, public health advocates and industry officials.

In addition to keynote remarks by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, this year’s educational sessions will include:

  • The Future of Impaired Driving Countermeasures
  • Alcohol Laws and the Courts: Trends and Arguments
  • Marijuana Policy in 2017
  • Health Consciousness Drives New Approaches to Alcohol Harm Reduction
  • MegaBrew – Two Years Later
  • Alcohol Regulation Debates in the States
  • Outlet Density – Striking the Right Balance
  • Liquor Law Enforcement – Best Practices From Around the Country

Consult the conference brochure for full session details. Additional sessions or updates will be posted to www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org.

To register online, visit www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org/law. Government and non-profit employees receive special discounted registrations rates. Be sure to register before September 1 to take advantage of early bird registration rates.

For hotel reservations at the Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile, book online or call 1-888-591-1234 and indicate that you are attending the Center for Alcohol Policy’s Alcohol Law and Policy Conference. Book by August 16 to secure the negotiated single/double group rate of $199 per night plus tax. Once the room block is sold, rooms and rates cannot be guaranteed.

The Center for Alcohol Policy is seeking appropriate CLE accreditation for the 2017 Alcohol Law and Policy Conference. An updated list of states offering accreditation for the 2017 conference will be posted to www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org. In 2016, 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.


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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