Auto: By car, Newport is an easy drive from Boston, Providence,
Worcester or Hartford and is only four hours from New York. Avis care
rental discounts are available using the Avis Worldwide discount number
(J789009). Call Call (800) 331-1212 or book online at www.avis.com.
Providence’s T.F. Green airport is a short 27 miles and
Boston’s Logan airport is approximately 65 miles from the Newport
The Newport Marriott is SOLD OUT during the dates
of the 2006 ABI Northeast Bankruptcy Conference. Alternative hotel
options include the following:
The Newport Harbor Hotel (200 yards from the Marriott)
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Newport, Rhode Island
Tel: (401) 847-9000
Hyatt Regency Newport (1/4 mile from the Marriott)
1 Goat Island,
Newport, Rhode Island, USA 02840
Tel: (401) 851-1234
Conference attire is casual; no business suits are necessary.
Continuing Education Credit
Approval for approximately 8.75 hours of CLE/CPE
credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics for the Northeast
Bankruptcy Conference and 6 hours of CLE/CPE credit for
the Consumer Forum, is pending in all states.
All conference registration fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be
refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by June 16,
2006. No refunds will be honored after June 16 but substitutions
will be allowed.
Attorney Specialist Certification
The American Board of Certification (ABC) will offer its business
bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors’ rights exams at the
Newport Marriott on Thursday, July 13 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Details on the certification process, exam composition and a sample exam
can be obtained by calling ABC at (703) 739-1023, by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting the
ABC website at www.abcworld.org.
The ABC certification programs are sponsored by the American Bankruptcy
Institute and the Commercial Law League of America, and all three
programs are accredited by the American Bar Association.