By statute, the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit may hold a conference “for the purpose of considering the business of the courts and advising means of improving the administration of justice within the circuit.” 28 U.S.C. § 333. These conferences are typically held in even-numbered years and have open registration for all members of the Federal Circuit’s bar to attend and to participate in the conference.
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will hold its next Judicial Conference on Friday, September 9, 2022, at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C. Morning sessions will include moderated panels composed of judges from the Federal Circuit and judges and officials from tribunals within the Federal Circuit’s jurisdiction.
In an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmission, and based on the venue’s space configurations, attendance will be significantly limited in comparison to previous conferences. Registration opened on July 15. We highly encourage you to register early to secure your spot. There will not be a virtual option.