Law & Policy Conference

Save the date!

The Center for Alcohol Policy’s 12th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference will be held Aug. 25 – 27, 2019, in Boston, Mass. at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

Plan now to be part of the event. It will bring together a wide range of experts in the field of alcohol law – including attorneys, current and former alcohol regulators, academic thought leaders, public health advocates, state legislators and other experts – to discuss and debate current alcohol laws and challenges.

Hotel Accommodations

Reserve your room at the Marriott Copley Place online or call 800.228.9290 and ask for the Center for Alcohol Policy’s room block.

Book by August, 2019 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. Make your reservation today!

Stay tuned for online registration coming soon. We look forward to seeing you in August!


Thanks for joining us last year at the Center’s 11th annual conference!

The Center for Alcohol Policy’s 11th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference took place Oct. 9 – 11, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn.

The 2018 educational sessions included:

  • Brave New World of Age Verification: This panel explored fraudulent ID’s, e-commerce and current challenges with age verification and underage drinking.
  • High-Risk Drinking on College Campuses: Can we make a difference?
  • Another Date with the Supremes?: Is there one, or more, alcohol-related court challenges poised for the Supremes?
  • Toward Marijuana Control: Can lessons from Toward Liquor Control help guide marijuana regulators?
  • State of the States: Leading state legislators explored alcohol regulatory developments in the states.
  • (Happy) Hoppy Trails: Explored challenges and opportunities with alcohol tourism – trails, festivals, tasting rooms and more.
  • Can I (Anti)trust You?: This panel discussed the federal antitrust issues in the review of the largest alcohol supplier merger in history, outstanding issues as well as state antitrust issues impacting alcohol regulation.
  • Trade Practices Update: This breakout out session explored federal and state regulators’ increased focus on trade practice enforcement.

You can find the full 2018 brochure here.

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Center for Alcohol Policy
1101 King Street Ste 600-A Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 519-3090