The Charities Regulation and Oversight Project of the National State Attorneys General Program at Columbia Law School will host the 2013 Charities Regulation Policy Conference: The Future of State Charities Regulation and Enforcement Feb. 7-8, 2013. The call for papers deadline has passed.
Registration is now open.
The 2013 conference is intended to promote dialogue among regulators, leaders from the sector, practitioners and academics regarding challenges confronting state regulation of the sector and to develop proposals for improvement.
Anticipated topics include the state/federal relationship; structure and funding of state charities officials; the fundamental role of states in governance issues; challenges and interest of the states in social mission/hybrid corporate organizations; the role of states in nonprofit healthcare; changing landscape of state-based charitable solicitation; jurisdiction over religious organizations; interstate and international jurisdiction; emerging issues surrounding advocacy and political activity by the sector. The Charities Project seeks a diverse range of perspectives for the conference; paper submissions are encouraged from practitioners, regulators, leaders from the sector itself and academics. Proposal abstracts, no more than one page in length, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 13, 2012. Drafts for final papers for the conference should be approximately 5000 words.
Please contact Frances Laviscount Program Coordinator, at email@example.com or 212-851-1061 with any questions regarding the conference or paper submissions.