DRI Schedules Annual Meeting

Friday, September 1, 2006 - 01:00

The Defense Research Institute (DRI) will hold its 2006 Annual Meeting - Your Golden Gate to Success - October 11-15 at the San Francisco Marriott.

Highlights of this year's meeting include a wide range of CLE programs, blockbuster speakers, exhibit showcase, networking events and much more.

Up to 19.75 hours of CLE credit are available through specialized education sessions. Among this year's featured speakers are political insider and journalist Pat Buchanan, author and political strategist Donna Brazile, former Solicitor General Kenneth Starr, and nationally known cross-examination expert and Denver Broncos attorney, Larry Pozner.

Networking events such as Wednesday's Welcome Reception will feature a culinary tour of the neighborhoods of San Francisco. On Thursday, the home of the San Francisco Giants, AT&T Park, will be transformed into 'DRI Park' for the evening, with food stations in the infield, a band in the outfield and complete access to the entire stadium, including the dugouts, batting practice cages, press box and locker rooms. The President's Gala will be an Evening in the Wine Country where this year's meeting will conclude with wine tastings from Napa, Sonoma and other Northern California wineries, as well as an entertaining musical revue, Beach Blanket Babylon.

A $100 discount on registration fees is available for those who register for the DRI 2006 Annual Meeting by September 13. Register online at www.dri.org or call (312) 795-1101 for more information.