Terranea (terra-NAY-a) Resort is poised above the Pacific on the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula. A hidden gem on the Los Angeles coast, this 102-acre luxury Southern California resort destination is surrounded by tranquil waves and offers a whole new world of relaxation and adventure that words just can’t describe.
ABI has arranged for a special conference rate of $360 per night. Reservations must be made with the resort by November 1, 2019, to secure this special rate. Reservations may be made only once you have registered with ABI. Upon payment of the conference registration fees, you will receive hotel reservation information with your conference confirmation. Rooms are held on a first-come, first-served basis. ABI cannot guarantee anyone a room after the specially rated ABI block is filled.
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Terranea is located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, one of Southern California’s most scenic and coveted coastlines overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Guests can enjoy a tranquil escape in this natural haven, conveniently located 30 minutes from both Los Angeles International and Long Beach Airports and just 30 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles. The resort address is 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.
9 hours of CLE credit, including 2 hours of ethics/professionalism and 1 hour of substance abuse, are pending in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour, and 10.8 hours of CLE credit, including 2.4 hours of ethics/professionalism and 1 hour of substance abuse, are pending in 50-minute-hour states. Credit hours granted are subject to each state’s CLE credit-approval regulations and might not be approved prior to the program. California MCLE: ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 9 hours, including 2 hours of ethics and 1 hour of competence issues. NY MCLE: This course or program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 10.5 credit hours, of which 10.5 credit hours can be applied toward the professional practice requirement and 3 credit hours can be applied toward the ethics professionalism requirement. 10.5 hours of CPE credit, including 3 hours of behavioral ethics, are also available.
* ABI offers intermediate-level courses, which assume that attendees will have at least some detailed knowledge of insolvency matters (pursuant to the “Statement on Standards for CPE Programs” established by AICPA and NASBA). ABI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website, www.nasba.org.
ABI acknowledges that in some instances there will be persons who need to attend an educational seminar for CLE credit who are not able to pay full registration fees. ABI will handle such instances on a case-by-case basis and will work with the individual on alternative solutions. For persons who cannot meet the full registration rate, ABI will offer a reduced rate based on what the individual can reasonably afford to cover the cost of meals and materials. For persons unable to pay a reduced rate, we may allow the individual to work at our registration area for a few hours during attendee check-in, or assist in conference set-up. ABI also has reduced rates for government employees, professors, law clerks and students. Illinois Attorneys: If registration fees are more than $500, attorneys who qualify will receive a reduction of at least 50% off the registration fee. For information on tuition assistance, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing by November 14, 2019. No refunds will be made if notice is received after November 14, although substitutions will be allowed. After November 14, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the cancelling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.
9 Holes of Golf at The Links at Terranea
Thursday, December 5, 10:00 a.m.
The Links at Terranea is a dramatic 9-hole, par 3 Southern California oceanfront golf course, with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. This is no ordinary 9-hole, par 3 course; rather, it is a collection of nine championship-caliber par 3 holes, masterfully routed and integrated with each other and the natural surroundings. $150 per player includes golf fee and lunch. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal to play, and indicate your handicap.
Tennis Tournament at the Peninsula Racquet Club
Sponsored by Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Thursday, December 5, 1:00 p.m.
Located in the beautiful hills of Rancho Palos Verdes, the Peninsula Racquet Club (PRC) has a panoramic view of Catalina Island and cool ocean breezes year-round. Round-robin format. $50 per player includes lunch, prizes and tournament fee. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal.
Afternoon Coastal Hike
Thursday, December 5, 2:00 p.m.
Come enjoy an afternoon hike led by a trained naturalist while you enjoy exploring the property and local trails. $90 per person includes guide and water. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal. This event is subject to cancellation if the minimum required attendance is not met.
Winter Fun Run (5K)
Sponsored by Validity
Friday, December 6, 6:00-7:00 a.m.
Join us for the annual 5K Winter Fun Run and run at your own pace around the beautiful trails of Terranea. The $15-per-person fee includes a t-shirt and water. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal.
Tai Chi by the Sea
Friday, December 6, 6:00-7:00 a.m.
Ever thought about giving Tai Chi a try? Now’s your chance! Start your morning off with a session of Tai Chi with your colleagues. Tai Chi is a noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise, done in a standing position. You’ll perform a series of postures or movements in a slow, graceful manner, with each move flowing into the next so that your body is in constant, controlled motion. The cost is $30 per person. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal. This event is subject to cancellation if the minimum required attendance is not met.
Painting by the Sea
Friday, December 6, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Channel your inner Van Gogh with an afternoon of painting by the sea in the uniquely Californian style of plein air painting (meaning “open air” in French, the perfect setting in which to paint). With the helpful tips provided, combined with your unique expression, you will be able to create your own works of art. The cost is $125 per person. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal. This event is subject to cancellation if the minimum required attendance is not met.
Friday, December 6, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Join your colleagues for a fun-filled evening of networking! Admission is $75 for attendees before October 5 and $100 after October 5. Guest tickets are $100 before October 5 and $125 after October 5. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal.
Saturday, December 7, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
December is the beginning of gray whale season off the coast of California. Enjoy your cruise as experienced captains offer comprehensive narration and information about the characteristics of the Pacific gray whale and other local sea life. The $200-per-person fee includes resort pick-up and drop-off and cruise. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal. This event is subject to cancellation if the minimum required attendance is not met.