TECHSHOW Faculty Portal

Thank you for accepting your invitation to speak at TECHSHOW 2023. Your expertise and insight is vital to the success of TECHSHOW. Please work with your track leader and co-presenter to finalize the title and description for your presentation. These will be posted online in December. If you have not yet submitted your bio and headshot for the speakers page, please e-mail them to Marcia Yarbrough at as soon as possible. Below you will find a list of important deadlines, forms, and guides for TECHSHOW 2023 Faculty. It may take some time to collect all of your materials for your presentation so we urge you to begin that process as quickly as possible. We need 10 pages of original content when requesting CLE. Your track leader will explain this in greater detail when you meet.

Please contact co-chairs Jeannine Abukhater Lambert ( and/or Gyi Tsakalakis ( if you are having difficulty with anything. 


    1. Speaker RSVP/Information Form – November 11, 2022
      • Submit bio and photo – December 1, 2022
    2. Session title and description (to track leader) – December 1, 2022
    3. Speaker Release Form – December 1, 2022:
      • Provide track leader with session description and learning objectives feedback.
    4. Meet with co-presenter – December 9, 2022
    5. Plan for materials: submit a brief outline of when you expect to submit your materials for your session (to track leader) – December 16, 2022
    6. Register for TECHSHOW 2023 – January 16, 2023
    7. Reprint Permission Form – January 16, 2023: Only needed if using third party documents.
    8. Required Program Materials Template (template coming soon)- January 16, 2023:
      • Please turn in your program materials to your track leaders. Review the materials guidelines before submission.
    9. Required PowerPoint Template (template coming soon)
      • Please use this template for your PowerPoint presentation.
    10. Faculty Orientation Call: Access the recording here: 


Travel and Lodging

If you are not local to Chicago, the ABA Law Practice Division will book one hotel night at the Hyatt Regency for each day you are speaking at TECHSHOW. To confirm whether you are presenting on one day or two days, please contact your track leader. TECHSHOW will reimburse you up to $400.00 for travel expenses. You’ll receive a reimbursement form and other reimbursement details from Marcia Yarbrogh. Please submit the form and all receipts immediately following TECHSHOW to



The TECHSHOW 2023 schedule is still being finalized. However, knowing it will affect your travel plans, here is a draft schedule (faculty-specific events are highlighted and you are encouraged to attend):

Wednesday, March 1
4:00 p.m. CST     Faculty Reception (all faculty encouraged to attend and network with each other)
5:00 p.m. CST     Startup Alley featuring the 2023 pitch competition finalists and organized by Bob Ambrogi
6:30 p.m. CST     Expo Hall Reception – Meet the Vendors

Thursday, March 2
8:45 a.m. CST     Opening Ceremony and Visionaries in Legal Tech Panel
10:00 a.m. CST   Thursday Sessions and Lunch ‘N’ Learn
4:15 p.m. CST     Expo Hall Reception
6:30 p.m. CST     Taste of Techshow – Faculty Dinners

Friday, March 3
8:45 a.m. CST     Opportunities & Challenges: Model Rule 5.4 Debate
10:00 a.m. CST   Friday Sessions and Lunch ‘N’ Learn
4:30 p.m. CST     60 Tech Tips in 60 Minutes (“60 in 60”)
5:30 p.m. CST     Meet the Faculty Reception
6:30 p.m. CST     Friday Night Bash

Saturday, March 4
9:00 a.m. CST     Faculty Networking Breakfast
11:00 a.m. CST   TECHSHOW Concludes 

If you should have any additional questions, please contact Marcia Yarbrough.

Email Signature Badge & CLE Credit

Let people know you’re speaking at ABA TECHSHOW 2023 with this badge. (coming soon)


Social Media Assets

Help make TECHSHOW a success by sharing your excitement on social media. Use this pre-canned messaging and graphics (coming soon) to share across your various platforms.


LP Staff Contact:

Marcia Yarbrough
Meetings Manager

ABA Law Practice Division
321 North Clark
Chicago, IL 60654