Legal Symposium
March 12 - March 14, 2017
Arlington, VA

DATE CHANGE: Annual Conference
May 22 - May 25, 2017
Marco Island, FL

Administrators Conference
October 22 - October 25, 2017
Grand Rapids, MI

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NC-Acct Level* 1/17/2017 12/16
PA-SLO* 1/17/2017 01/09-01/15
NC 1/13/2017 12/16
VA 1/13/2017 12/16
MD-Str Level 1/13/2017 12/16
MD-Acct Level 1/13/2017 12/16

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