Natural Resources and the Law of the Sea


The program, organized by the International Law Institute (ILI) and Georgetown University Law Center, will cover timely and important issues such as: principles of allocation of resources in areas under national jurisdiction; the exploration and exploitation of resources in areas under national jurisdiction, and; natural  resources and biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction.

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the Panels, and it is anticipated that discussions of the topics under consideration will be most enlightening for practitioners as well as any other persons interested in this burgeoning field of international law. Lawrence Martin and Dr. Constantinos Salonidis of Foley Hoag together with a team from the ILI and Georgetown University Law Center (Don Wallace Jr., Charles Verrill Jr., Anne-Marie Whitesell, Ian Laird, and Borzu Sabahi) are organizing the program. The ILI plans to publish the papers presented in the conference together with the transcript of the panel discussions in a volume which will be published as part of the International Law Institute's Series on International Law, Practice, and Arbitration (Juris Publishing).

Keynote speaker: Vladimir Golitsyn, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)

Luncheon speaker: Tullio Treves, Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP

Additional speakers:

  • Tomas Heidar, ITLOS
  • John Norton Moore, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Bernard Oxman, University of Miami School of Law
  • Sean Murphy, George Washington University School of Law
  • Paul Reichler, Foley Hoag LLP

ASIL's Dispute Resolution Interest Group is a cosponsor of this event. 

Date and Location

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Georgetown University Law Center
Address 1: 
600 New Jersey Avenue NW