Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC, March 23-26, 2011
This year’s ASIL Annual Meeting will include high-profile keynotes and dozens of substantive sessions and interest group meetings.
FULL PROGRAM AGENDA Now Available HERE
Plenary and Keynote Sessions Include:
- Grotius Lecture: Amartya Sen, 1998 Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences--"International Law and the Global Status of Rights"
- Opening Keynote: Michael Posner, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Rights, & Labor--"The Four Freedoms Turn 70"
- WILIG Honoree: Lucy Reed, Partner, Freshfields, Bruckhaus, Deringer--"Political Dissonance, Personal Harmony: Negotiating with North Korea and Iran"
- "Decision-making in International Courts and Tribunals" with Charles Brower, Rosalyn Higgins, Theodor Meron, and Brigitte Stern
- A Luncheon Dialogue with Fatou Bensouda, Deputy Prosecutor, International Criminal Court
- A Conversation with Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
- Closing Plenary: International Law in the U.S. Government: The Views Outside of "L", with Rear Admiral James W. Crawford III, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Stephen Preston, CIA; Robert Taylor, Department of Defense; Avril Haines, Deputy Legal Adviser, U.S. National Security Council
Attendees for the 105th Annual Meeting had the opportunity to choose from 17 different sessions spanning over the course of three days, earning them up to 10.5 continuing legal education credits from select states. For more information on receiving CLE credit, please click here.
To download session specific CLE written materials, please click the links below (zip file will download).
- Dispute Resolution Interest Group Is ICSID Losing Its Appeal . . . Again.zip
- Ethical and Practical Challenges for Corporate Lawyers Advising Clients on Human Rights.zip
- International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group Judicial Selection.zip
- International Criminal Law Interest Group Fact Finding Without Facts A Conversation with Nancy Combs.zip
- International Environmental Law Making and the International Court of Justice.zip
- International Trade Law and International Investment Law Convergence or Divergence.zip
- Legal Origins, Doing Business and Rule of Law Indicators The Economic.zip
- New BattlefieldsOld Laws Shaping a Legal Environment for Counterinsurgency.zip
- New Voices I Global Health, Trade & Common Resource Regimes.zip
- New Voices II Internationalizing & Domesticating Law.zip
- Recent Trends in International Investment Treaty Law.zip
- Seamlessness or Segmentation International Economic Governance and European Sovereign Debt.zip
- The Roles and Responsibilities of International Organizations.zip
- The Supreme Court & Arbitration Law.zip
- Transnational Piracy To Pay or to Prosecute.zip
- What the Kosovo Advisory Opinion Means for the Rest of the World.zip
If have a question about your attendance record for reporting purposes, you may contact the CLE Programs Manager, Veronica Onorevole by phone at (202) 939-6010 or by email at email@example.com.
Don’t miss these related events during “ASIL Week”!
Toward Coherence in International Economic Law
Perspectives at the 50th Anniversary of the OECD
March 22-23, George Washington University Law School
A seminar examining the experience and lessons learned at the OECD, co-sponsored by ASIL, George Washington University Law School, and the OECD. Admission is free.
View conference program here.
The 8th Annual ITA-ASIL Conference: Fault Lines in International Commercial Arbitration
March 23, Ritz Carlton Washington, DC
The American Law Institute has begun work on the Restatement (Third) of the U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration. In drafting an American restatement of an international subject, “fault lines” may appear—unresolved legal issues that are not viewed the same way in all cultures or legal systems. This conference will examine such issues under two broad headings: How national is international arbitration? And what are the limits of party autonomy?