May 1-4, 2019

Omni Barton Creek
Austin, TX

About the Conference

Please join us just outside of Austin’s city limits for the 2019 TLA Annual Conference, where you will have an opportunity to expand your skills with 14 hours of CLE presentations and network with prominent transportation lawyers in a relaxed and friendly setting.

The educational program will cover the essentials of a transportation law practice with an eye towards the future of trucking, rail, aviation, and maritime shipping.  Committee meetings will provide opportunities for focused group discussions and more interactive presentations.

The conference will be held at the newly renovated Omni Barton Creek, which includes award-winning golf courses, tennis courts, and multiple pools.  The networking events will include a welcome reception, a group dinner in the heart of Austin’s music district, and a relaxed BBQ at the Omni’s Rock House.


Cancellation Policy: A $200 cancellation fee will be assessed on registrations canceled from March 2 through April 9, 2019. After April 9, cancellations will not be accepted. Substitutions will be allowed, but must be requested in writing no later than April 30, 2019 to


Only 19 miles from the hotel, Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) provides easy access to the Omni Barton Creek, servicing 70 U.S. cities with non-stop flights, plus two non-stop locations in Canada and four in Mexico. Transportation options to/from the airport include renting a car (fees vary by car rental company), taking a taxi, or using a ride sharing service like Uber or Lyft.

Car Rental – More information on car rentals is available here.

Taxi – Estimated at $45 for one-way from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport


Self-parking is included in the resort fee, and valet parking is $27 per day.


In late spring, the average daytime temperature in Austin is in the mid-80s, and temperatures dip into the mid-60s at night.


Conference Sessions: Business casual – pack a sweater or light jacket as meeting room temperatures tend to be cool.

Thursday Night Group Networking Dinner in Austin: Smart casual

Reception & Annual Banquet: Black tie-optional

Saturday BBQ & Game Night: Casual. Wear something from your favorite sports team!

Continuing Legal Education

Accreditation has been requested for the 2019 TLA Annual Conference from every state with mandatory continuing legal education (CLE) requirements. Please be aware that each state has its own rules and regulations, including the definition of CLE. More information about CLE is available on the TLA website.


Click here to download the full registration brochure.