Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Registration is now open for the ABILA International Law Weekend-West

The American Branch of the International Law Association announced that International Law Weekend-West will take place January 29, 2016, at Brigham Young University Law School in Provo, Utah.  The theme for the conference is "International Law in a Divided World."  As reflected in the program below, panels, roundtable discussions, and keynotes will address issues such as income inequality, international arbitration, corruption, the European migration crisis and more.  To register, click here.
Conference participants should plan to fly into Salt Lake City International Airport and take a shuttle, taxi, or rental car to Provo (approximately 45 miles south of the Salt Lake Airport).   Participants may reserve a room at the Provo Marriott at the conference rate of $104 per night.  Reservations must be made by January 7, 2016.  To reserve your room, click on the following link: Book your group rate for Brigham Young University International Law Weekend-West.
Those wishing to enjoy Utah beyond the day of the conference may consider skiing options or the Sundance Film Festival, which closes January 31, 2016.  
For logistical questions about International Law Weekend-West, please contact BYU Law School Events Planner Lauren Wignall at [email protected].  For program questions, please contact the conference organizer, BYU Law Professor David Moore, at [email protected].

"International Law in a Divided World"
International Law Weekend - West
International Law Association, American Branch
Brigham Young University Law School
January 29, 2016
8:30 am - 8:50 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
  •  David Moore, Brigham Young University Law School
  •  David P. Stewart, Georgetown University Law Center; President, International Law Association - American Branch
9:00 am - 10:30 am Panels
Disasters and International Law - 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
  • Maxine Burkett, University of Hawaii School of Law (via video conference)
  • Cinnamon Carlarne, Ohio State University Law School
  • Hari Osofsky, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Karen Bradshaw Shulz, Arizona State University College of Law
  • Lisa Grow Sun, Brigham Young University Law School
The Middle East and the Islamic State - 1.5 hours Utah CLE 9 (requested)
  • Frederick Axelgard, Brigham Young University Wheatley Institution
  • Sahar F. Aziz, Texas A&M University School of Law (invited)
  • Christopher Jenks, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
  • Rachel VanLandingham, Southwestern Law School
Private International Law Practice - 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
  • Stirling Adams, Novell
  • Curtis Anderson, Brigham Young University Law School
  • Jacob Briem, LANDESK Software
  • Loren Hulse, Stoel Rives
  • Gayla Sorenson, Brigham Young University Law School
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Panels
International Business Trends - 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
  • Lew Cramer, Coldwell Banker Commercial Associates
  • Richard Hartvigsen, NuSkin Enterprises
  • Kirk Jowers, dōTERRA
  • Derek Miller, World Trade Center Utah
  • Craig Parry, Parr Brown Gee & Loveless
  • David Rudd, Ballard Spahr
Presidential Power to Implement Treaties - 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
Kif Augustine-Adams, Brigham Young University Law School
David Moore, Brigham Young University Law School
Mike Ramsey, University of San Diego Law School
David Sloss, Santa Clara Law School
Michael Van Alstine, University of Maryland School of Law
Public International Law Practice - 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
  • Nikki Eberhardt, Progress Through Business, Inc.
  • Janet Eberle, U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocate General Corps
  • Trent Pedersen, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • David Stewart, Georgetown University Law Center
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch and Keynote Address
International Norm Diffusion- 1 hour Utah CLE (requested)
Katerina Linos, Berkeley Law School
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm Panels
Selective Enforcement of International Criminal Law - 1.5 hours Utah CLE
  • Charles Jalloh, Florida International University College of Law
  • Leila Sadat, Washington University, St. Louis School of Law
Issues in International Anti-Corruption Law- 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
  • Miriam Baer, Brooklyn Law School
  • Tom Lee, Fordham University School of Law
  • Philip Nichols, The Wharton School
  • Andy Spalding, University of Richmond School of Law
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Roundtables
The European Migration Crisis - 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
  • Carolina Núñez, Brigham Young University Law School
  • Moria Paz, Stanford Law School
Contemporary International Arbitration - 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
  • Charles "Chip" Brower, Wayne State University Law School
  • Victoria Sahani, Washington & Lee University School of Law
Cyber Security- 1.5 hours Utah CLE (requested)
  •  Eric Jensen, Brigham Young University Law School
  •  John McClurg, Dell
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner and Keynote Address
Income Inequality and International Law- 1 hour Utah CLE (requested)
  • Chantal Thomas, Cornell Law School


| Permalink


Post a comment