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US/Cuba legal forum slated for August 28-31 in Havana.

The U.S./Cuba Legal Forum, Inc., and La Union Nacional de Juristas de Cuba will put on a conference aimed at promoting discussions of different views, exchanges of experience and necessary reflections on the state of U.S./Cuba legal relations to beheld in Havana, Cuba August 28-31.

This event follows the precedent setting conference on similar topics held in Miami last year, sponsored by the Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University, and US/Cuba Legal Forum.

The centerpiece of the conference will be six panels of four attorneys each, two from the United States and two from Cuba. The panelists will discuss important topics central to the status of US/Cuba legal relations from the perspective of both nations. Simultaneous translations will be available. Law professors from the University of Havana and the University of Florida will participate in some of the panels. Active participation from the conference attendees will be encouraged. The conference is open to attorneys and other professionals.

Included as part of the conference will be a cocktail party, two lunches and a dinner at Club Habana. There will be opportunities to tour the University of Havana and other places of interest.

The total cost of the conference, including airfare from Miami, hotel with breakfast from Wednesday to Sunday morning (four nights) is $1,000 or $800 for students and for registered companions of participants sharing the same room.

Travel from other locations in the US, additional days in Cuba and special travel requirements can be arranged by the travel agency or the sponsors. CLE credit has been appled for.

For more information, contact the U.S./Cuba Legal Forum at us/uscubalegalforum@yahoo.com, or write to US/Cuba Legal Forum, 235 S.W. LeJeune Road, 4th Floor, Miami 33134, or call (305) 458-0406.
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