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ABI Program at NCBJ Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., to Feature 8 Roundtables on Key Bankruptcy Issues, Keynote Remarks from Rep. Katie Porter And CBS News Supreme Court Insider Jan Crawford

Alexandria, Va.— ABI's presence at the 93rd Annual National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges will provide engaging networking, eight insightful roundtables and two distinguished keynote speakers. The conference is taking place Oct. 30 - Nov. 2 at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., and begins with ABI hosting the opening reception.

Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.), a former ABI member and leading bankruptcy scholar, is a new addition at the ABI Luncheon on Nov. 1, followed by a keynote from CBS News Supreme Court insider Jan Crawford. She will discuss the Supreme Court under President Trump. ABI Roundtable discussions at the conference on Nov. 1 include:

  • 2018 & 2019 Supreme Court Review
  • Cutting-Edge Issues in Avoidance Actions
  • Hot Trustee Topics in Consumer Cases
  • All You Need to Know About Liquidating Chapter 11 Plans
  • Energy: PG&E Panel
  • ABI Consumer Commission: Part I & II
  • You Can Use Section 363 for That?

For speakers and more information on ABI’s program at the NCBJ Conference, please click here. Members of the press looking to attend ABI’s programming at the conference should contact ABI Public Affairs Officer John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or


ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 11,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit For additional conference information, visit