2023 Spring Institute

Logo for NOCALL Spring Institute 2023

The NOCALL Spring Institute is back in person this year! Come join us at UC College of the Law, San Francisco, on March 10, 2023.


Registration is now open on WildApricot.

If you’d like to apply for a grant to cover the registration fee, please reach out to NOCALL’s Grants Committee at grants@nocall.org.


UC Law SF is conveniently located along several major transit lines, and is within walking distance of the United Nations Plaza Civic Center Muni/BART station exit/entrance. Travel to the Spring Institute via public transportation is highly recommended where possible. Directions to UC Law SF may be accessed via Google Maps.


Limited metered street parking is available in the surrounding area. Two parking garages are conveniently located nearby – location and rate information may be found at the websites below:

Civic Center Garage

UC Law SF Parking Garage


NOCALL has not negotiated a group hotel rate for the Institute, nor partnered with a preferred hotel. However, UC Law SF is conveniently located near the United Nations Plaza Civic Center Muni/BART station, which is one transit stop away from the tourist-friendly Union Square neighborhood. You may find Union Square hotel rankings and other useful information on TripAdvisor.


Morning Session

8:30 AM – 9:30 AMRegistration/Exhibits Open/Continental BreakfastNone
9:30 AM – 9:45 AMOpening RemarksTony Pelczynski, NOCALL Vice President
9:45 AM – 10:45 AMKeynote: Hunting and Gathering on the Legal Information SavannahSusan Nevelow Mart, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado Law School
10:45 AM – 11:15 AMRefreshment/Vendor BreakNone
11:15 AM – 12:15 PMPanel: Managing Research ExpectationsSuzanne Mawhinney, University of San Francisco
Cathy Hardy, Fenwick & West
Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, California Court of Appeals
12:15 PM – 1:15 PMLunchNone

Afternoon Session

1:15 PM – 1:30 PMNews from AALLMichelle Hook Dewey, AALL Board Member
1:30 PM – 2:30 PMRoundtable Discussion: Hot Topics in A.I.None
2:30 PM – 3:00 PMRefreshment/Vendor BreakNone
3:00 PM – 4:00 PMKeynote: A New Era: Large Language Models and the LawPablo Arrendondo, Casetext, Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer
4:00 PM – 4:15 PMClosing Remarks/RaffleTony Pelczynski, NOCALL Vice President


To be announced!