Former Attorney General John Ashcroft and Pursuit of Happyness Chris Gardner to Keynote ABIs 25th Annual Spring Meeting
Contact: John Hartgen
FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN ASHCROFT AND PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS’ CHRIS GARDNER TO KEYNOTE ABI’S 25thANNUAL SPRING MEETING
January 30, 2007, Alexandria, Va. – Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft and Chris Gardner, the inspiration for the acclaimed motion picture The Pursuit of Happyness, will be the keynote speakers for the American Bankruptcy Institute's (ABI) 25th Anniversary Annual Spring Meeting, to be held April 12-15 in Washington, D.C. ABI’s largest conference, the Annual Spring Meeting will take place at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C., featuring a number of educational programs to address a wide array of timely insolvency issues.
Ashcroft is the author
of Never Again: Securing
America and Restoring Justice, about his time
as Attorney General during the 9/11 attacks. He will be featured as the
keynote speaker at the Saturday, April 14, luncheon at the Annual Spring
Meeting. Aschcrot is the second former U.S. Attorney General to address
an ABI Annual Spring Meeting. Griffin Bell spoke at the 2000 meeting.
Ashcroft’s distinguished career includes serving as governor
The Annual Spring Meeting has consistently been ABI's biggest conference with nearly 1,100 attendees expected to attend. The conference offers approximately 15.5 hours credit, including 3.0 hours of ethics.The conference also provides attendees with numerous opportunities to network with their colleagues.
To find out more
information about ABI’s 25th Annual Spring Meeting, please
visit www.abiworld.org/ASM07. Journalists
interested in attending the conference programs, including the keynotes,
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 more than 11,500 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 www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.