2019 NCBF Annual Meeting

Hilton Union Square, August 8-10, 2019 - San Francisco, CA

When: August 8-10, 2019

Where: Hilton Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Contact: Steve Jones, steven.jones@americanbar.org, (312)988-5353

Registration Is Open

Registration is now open. You may register for NCBF online through the ABA's portal. Please review these instructions and refer to them during registration:

  • Search for the registrant's ABA record by ABA ID or E-mail. If a record is not found (or does not exist), you may still register by clicking "start a new registration"
  • Be sure to use the "NABE/NCBP/NCBF or IOLTA" registration option.
  • Continue through the prompts to pick a package, optional event tickets and guest tickets, until registration is complete.
  • Upon completion you will be prompted to reserve housing in the ABA hotel block, if desired. Hilton San Francisco Union Square is the recommended housing option as it is where NCBF programming will take place.

If you have already registered for the ABA meeting, please contact Steve Jones at steven.jones@americanbar.org for assistance in adding NCBF items to your existing registration.


Early Registration - Available until June 28, 2019

Registration with listing in the NCBF Registration list - Register by July 19, 2019

Online Registration - Available until August 5, 2019


NCBF Member Early Registration (available until June 28, 2019) - $325 2-Day / $175 Saturday Only

NCBF Member Registration (after June 28, 2019) - $375 2-Day / $225 Saturday Only

Non-Member Registration - $425 2-Day / $250 Saturday Only

Meeting & Venue Accommodations

Hotel Information: The NCBF 2019 Annual Meeting headquarter hotel is the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. All NCBF business meetings, programming and events take place at the Hilton unless otherwise noted in the forthcoming program/agenda. Secure your housing when registering for the meeting.

View all hotels and rates in the ABA Room Block here.

Transportation: Visit Fly SFO for airport information. Visit San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority for public transportation information.

Weather: The average high temperature in San Francisco in August is 68°F (20°C).


The 2019 NCBF Annual Meeting will begin on Thursday, August 8, 2019 and end on Saturday, August 10, 2019. NCBF 2019 Annual Meeting Program Preview (see pages 38-41).

Meeting Speakers

Christopher Punongbayan, San Francisco, CA 
Executive Director, California ChangeLawyers

Christopher Punongbayan


Sarah Moore, San Francisco, CA 
Director of Brand Strategy, Mission Minded

Sarah Moore

Mission Minded

Samantha Akwei, San Francisco, CA 
Diversity Pipeline Programs Director, Justice & Diversity Center, The Bar Association of San Francisco

Samantha Akwei

The Bar Association of San Francisco