Thursday, May 22, 2008

Summer Calendar - Conferences and Events

With North American law schools shutting down for the summer, the international associations and learned societies have kicked their conference season into high gear.  The following list is necessarily incomplete; I welcome all submissions and will update this calendar as the summer progresses.


June 1-4
19th Annual Conference on the Globalisation of Investment Funds
International Bar Association and National Investment Company Service Association
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June 1-3
"Complementing IHL: Exploring the Need for Additional Norms to Govern Contemporary Conflict Situations"
Hebrew University Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
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June 3
2nd Annual Asia Pacific Mergers and Acquisitions Summit
Asia Law and Practice
Hong Kong, PRC
For more information:

June 5-7
2008 Pathways to Justice Conference
California State Bar
Los Angeles, California (USA)
For more information:

June 8-10
International Council for Commercial Arbitration 2008 Conference
Dublin, Ireland
For more information:

June 6
36th National Spring Conference on the Environment, "Climate Change II: How the Law Can Best Address Climate Change"
ABA Standing Committee on Environmental Law
Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
For more information:

June 8-10
International Maritime Law Conference
International Bar Association
Athens, Greece
For more information:

June 11-13
U.S.-Latin American Tax Planning Strategies Conference
American Bar Association
Miami, Florida (USA)
For more information:

June 12-14
11th Transnational Crime Conference
International Bar Association Criminal Law Committee
London, United Kingdom
For more information:

June 12-13
7th International Mergers and Acquisitions Conference
International Bar Association Business Organisations Committee
New York, NY (USA)
For more information:

June 12-13
"Capital Markets Conference"
International Bar Association
Sao Paulo, Brazil
For more information:

June 12-17
World Jurist Association 2008 Jerusalem Conference
Jerusalem, Israel
"The Pursuit of Peace Through the Rule of Law at Times of Violence"
For more information:

June 13-14
4th Global Administrative Law Seminar: "GAL: From Fragmentation to Unity?"
Istituto di Ricerche sulla Pubblica Amministrazione
Viterbo, Italy
For more information:

June 16-20
"Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches"
International Human Rights Network training programme
National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
For more information:

June 16-17
Fordham Law School's Third Annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation
New York, New York (USA)
For more information:

June 19-20
"Crisis Litigation: The Role of the Lawyer"
International Bar Association Litigation Committee
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
For more information:

June 24-28
44th Conference of the Inter-American Bar Association
Lima, Peru
For more information:

June 24-26
2008 International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conference
Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada)
For more information:

June 25
"The Aarhus Conference at Ten: Interactions and Tensions between Conventional International Law and EU Environmental Law"
University of Amsterdam Centre for Environmental Law
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
For more information:

June 26-29
5th Annual Convention of the North American South Asian Bar Association
Chicago, Illinois (USA)
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June 26-28
2008 Annual Conference
Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law
Canberra, Australia
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June 30-July 1
"Europe and the Globalisation of Antitrust"
International Bar Association Antitrust and Trade Law Section
Berlin, Germany
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July 7-August 8
60th Session of the International Law Commission
Geneva, Switzerland
For more information:

July 9-11
Resources Law Conference South East Asia
International Bar Association and Australian Resources and Energy Law Association
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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July 11-12
"The Function of Law in the International Community"
25th Anniversary Celebration of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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July 15-17
Inaugural Conference of the Society of International Economic Law
Geneva, Switzerland
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August 8-11
Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association Section of International Law
New York, NY (USA)
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August 17-21
International Law Association, 73rd Annual Biennial Conference
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
For more information:

August 25-26
2nd International Humanitarian Law Dialogues
For more information:
Chautauqua, New York (USA)


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