U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Fifteenth Judicial Conference

Thursday, April 7, 2022 • Friday, April 8, 2022

National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045


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General Information

Chief Judge Margaret Bartley of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) summons the Judges of the Court, all persons admitted to practice before it, and all persons interested in the practice of veterans law to the National Press Club, for the Fifteenth Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, to be held April 7 and 8, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

The program will focus on the changing landscape of veterans law and will offer sessions that appeal to all who practice or have an interest in veterans law.

This year registrants will have the option to attend the conference in-person or virtually.



Fifteenth Judicial Conference COVID-19 Protocols:

Until further notice, the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Judicial Conference will follow all COVID-19 protocols implemented by the National Press Club (NPC), which are published on their COVID-19 Safety Guidelines webpage (https://www.press.org/safetyfirst).

As of March 1, 2022, all visitors to the NPC must be fully vaccinated and show proof of their vaccination status before entering the NPC. The Court highly encourages prospective attendees to monitor the conference's registration portal and the NPC's website since protocols are frequently updated to adhere to federal and local government orders and CDC guidelines.

Registration Rates

Registrants will have the option to attend the conference in-person or virtually.

Registration rates for each manner of attendance are shown below. Early bird rates are available through March 18, 2022 at midnight. Regular registration rates apply from March 19, 2022 through April 5, 2022 at midnight.

In-Person Attendance Registration Rates

Registrant TypeEarly Bird RateRegular Rate
Student/Hardship Registrants$290$290
Government, VSO, and Academic Registrants$325$385
Practitioner Registrants$385$420
On-Site Registration (if available) $500

Virtual Attendance Registration Rates

Registrant TypeEarly Bird RateRegular Rate
Student/Hardship Registrants$190$190
Government, VSO, and Academic Registrants$250$300
Practitioner Registrants$300$360
Day-Of Registration $430

Location

The Court's Fifteenth Judicial Conference will take place Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, 2022, at the

National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20045

Fifteenth Judicial Conference COVID-19 Protocols:

Until further notice, the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Judicial Conference will follow all COVID-19 protocols implemented by the National Press Club (NPC), which are published on their COVID-19 Safety Guidelines webpage (https://www.press.org/safetyfirst).

As of March 1, 2022, all visitors to the NPC must be fully vaccinated and show proof of their vaccination status before entering the NPC. The Court highly encourages prospective attendees to monitor the conference's registration portal and the NPC's website since protocols are frequently updated to adhere to federal and local government orders and CDC guidelines.

National Press Club Entrance

Accommodations

Please note that the closest airport to the conference location is Washington-Reagan National Airport (DCA). Several Metro stations, including Metro Center, Federal Triangle, and McPherson Square, are located within walking distance of the National Press Club. Parking is available at several parking garages in the vicinity of 14th and F Streets NW.

A list of nearby hotels is provided for your convenience. There is no official hotel for the conference and the Court does not endorse any of the properties listed here.

Lodging SiteAddress/PhoneDistance
Hilton Garden Inn 815 14th Street, NW
Tel: 202-783-7800
.2 miles
Sofitel Washington 806 15th Street, NW
Tel: 202-730-8800
.4 miles
Washington Marriott 775 12th Street, NW
Tel: 202-737-2200
.4 miles
Kimpton Donovan Hotel 1155 14th Street, NW
Tel: 202-737-1200
.5 miles
The Westin Washington 1400 M Street, NW
Tel: 202-429-1700
.7 miles
The Madison Washington 1177 15th Street, NW
Tel: 202-862-1600
.8 miles

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

As of January 15, 2022 per Mayors' Order 2021-148, the District of Columbia has adopted a city-wide vaccination entry requirement that requires COVID-19 vaccination to enter indoor facilities including restaurants, bars, fitness centers and meetings.

Many hotels require all patrons aged 12 or older to show proof that they have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they are allowed entry into certain hotel facilities, two doses will be required starting on February 15, 2022. For more information from the District of Columbia please visit https://coronavirus.dc.gov/vaxdc.

We strongly encourage you to verify the hotel's COVID protocols before making reservations.