NCPJ 2019 Spring Conference to be hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana May 14th to 17th, 2019, at the Omni Royal Orleans
Happy New Year to all of our colleagues new and old! It was a delight to see so many of you at our fall conference in Hilton Head, South Carolina and we look forward to seeing you in New Orleans in May. Can you imagine New Orleans in the spring? Warm weather, gumbo, po-boys, muffulettas, and beignets. NCPJ has been in existence for 30 years providing knowledgeable presenters in the area of probate law. We provide two conferences a year at diverse locations giving you an opportunity to hear experts from all parts of the country. Many of our judges and speakers have developed new and innovative projects and programs in the probate arena, with many duplicated throughout the country.
We have planned a wonderful conference in New Orleans at the Omni Royal Orleans, from Tuesday, May 14 through Friday, May 17, 2019. The hotel is located in the heart of New Orleans, in walking distance to Preservation Hall and Jackson Square. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Bourbon Street and Café Du Monde. The City of New Orleans is known for its Mardi Gras celebration, beads and masks, French Quarter, creole food and jazz. There are a plethora of outstanding walking and swamp tours, boat cruises, cooking classes, gardens, museums and more.
Program: Hon. Anne Meister and Hon. Christine Butts have developed an outstanding educational program. Topics include, Using Technology to Monitor “Red Flags” in Probate Cases, Gary Egner presenting, as well as Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship and other Protective Arrangements Act with Ben Orzeske and Diana Noel. Dr. Gerry Beyer addresses the topic of Digital Assets along with a timely presentation on multistate probate and guardianship issues by Mark Caldwell.
Accommodations: This elegant hotel is located in the heart of the French Quarter near the Audubon Aquarium, Bourbon Street and numerous dining and shopping options. The hotel also is located within 0.7 miles of Louis Armstrong Park and Jackson Square.
NCPJ has negotiated a guaranteed rate of $189.00 for a deluxe queen room or $199.00 for a Premier King. The rate for a double/double (two bed) room will be $209.00 based on availability. These rates are available 3 days before and 3 days after the conference for conference attendees also based on availability. Contact the Omni Royal Orleans at 800-578-0500. This is the national Omni reservations number, so please make sure to mention the NCPJ conference. Reservations must be made no later than April 16, 2019. To make reservations, click here.
Registration: The conference registration fee will be $400.00 for members if received before April 1, 2019, and $450.00 after April 1, 2019. The fee for fully retired members who do not need CLE credit is $200.00. In keeping with our recent policy, non-member Louisiana probate judges who have not previously belonged to NCPJ will be granted a one year complementary membership with their registration. The registration fee includes all conference materials, and the cost of the reception and banquet. The fee for spouses and guests will be $80.00, which includes the cost of the reception and banquet. The dress code for the conference is casual; dress code for the reception and banquet is business casual.
The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the gateway to one of the most exciting cities and has a variety of airlines who fly in daily to that location. There is ground transportation with airport shuttles, taxicabs, buses and more. I hope you can join us for what is sure to be an informative and enjoyable gathering of probate judges and professionals from across the country in an incredible setting. Mark your calendars now to join NCPJ this spring in New Orleans, Louisiana!