Miami Beach... just the sound of it evokes visions of sunshine, palm trees, and parties in Mid-Century Modern style. Thats why this years 89th National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Annual Meeting in Miami Beach will be so special. Were proud to host this years meeting at South Beachs Fontainebleau Hotel, for over 60years an iconic landmark on the beach where the stars go to shine.This year, the stars of the bankruptcy community will take over the premises on September 27 30 when we again present the worlds premier meeting of insolvency professionals. NCBJ Education Chair Judge Mary Walrath is planning a timely and topical program featuring practitioners and professors from all over; the Floridabankruptcy bar will sponsor a spectacular party on Jungle Island; and local food and dancing to urban funk legends Tower of Power will be featured at our Final Night Dinner in the hotels fabulous ballroom. Plus, our expert planning staff have devised several enticing guest excursions and South Beach offers many morediversions than I can describe here.So save the date, imagine the sun and sand between your toes, and join us for the best NCBJ Annual Meeting yet. Were not in Kansas anymore!