Upcoming Futures Conference

Registration is now open for the 2016 Futures Conference! The conference, along with the College’s InnovAction Awards ceremony and induction of new Fellows, will take place September 15-16, 2016, at the University of Missouri—Kansas City.

Register today and join us for another exciting conference to experience:

  • High-quality education
  • Valuable networking with innovative Fellows and sponsors

The host hotel will be the Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza. To secure our special conference rate, enter your arrival and departure dates and click “book room.” Then, on the left-hand side, scroll down, click on group code. Enter CLP and then click “apply.” The discounted rate is available through August 24. Subject to availability, and for reservations made by August 24, you may be able to secure the discount for lodging needs up to three days before or after the conference dates.

Check the Futures Conference Materials Archives page to get a taste of what to expect, from past conference agendas and materials.

Click here to register today! Pre-register before August 24, 2016 to take advantage of early bird registration and guest ticket rates.

2016 Futures Conference Registration Rates

Registration TypeEarly Bird
Pre-Registration Rates
(On or before
August 24, 2016)
Registration Rates
(On or after
August 25, 2016)
Current Fellow$495 USD$645 USD
Former- or Non-Fellow$595 USD$745 USD
Host Law School Alumni and Faculty Registration$495 USD$645 USD
Sponsor Member Registration
$495 USD$645 USD
College Fellow Personal Guest
(see policies for eligibility)
$200 USD$250 USD


The speakers for this year’s Futures Conference were recently announced. Click here for details.

Conference Policies

Guest Tickets: Only Fellows and designated representatives of Platinum and Gold Sponsors registered to attend the conference may purchase guest tickets for personal guests, e.g., spouse/domestic partner or family member. Guest tickets grant admittance to evening social events but not to educational offerings or session rooms without prior approval of COLPM leadership.

Accommodations: COLPM complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act. When you register, please tell us if you require accommodation related to dietary restrictions or accessibility.

Image and Voice Release: Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the COLPM Futures Conference and related activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant. COLPM’s use and distribution, both now and in the future, of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Cancellations: Written cancellation requests received on or before August 24, 2016, will be assessed a $75 USD administrative fee. Thereafter, registration and guest ticket fees are nonrefundable.

Annual Conference

Meet, learn and network with your peers at the Annual Meeting and Futures Conference. Combined with the Fellows’ induction dinner and InnovAction Awards presentation in the fall of each year, it’s the highlight of our annual calendar. Click here to view a summary of past meeting locations and program topics.

Futures Conference Materials Library

The Futures Conference produces a wealth of knowledge and ideas. We’ve created a materials resource to ensure that you get the maximum benefit from the meetings, whether or not you were able to attend. Click here to browse through the meeting materials library.

Past Meeting Highlights

For photos and other highlights from past meetings, visit Past Meeting Highlights.

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