ASIL Research Forum

Sixth Annual ASIL Research Forum

November 11-12, 2016
University of Washington School of Law

4293 Memorial Way Northeast Seattle, WA 98195

This year's Research Forum, co-sponsored by ASIL Academic Partner University of Washington School of Law, will include expert-led discussions of more than 70 innovative papers on a variety of international law topics and several keynote lunch discussions. The Forum will also include events designed to assist students and new professionals interested in pursuing a career in international law. Registration includes:
  • 24 sessions (3 presenters/session);
  • 2 lunch panels (lunch provided);
  • Saturday breakfast;
  • 2 receptions; and
  • 2 student and new professional development programs.

2016 ASIL Research Forum Committee

  • Melissa J. (MJ) Durkee, University of Washington School of Law (co-chair)
  • Perry Bechky, International Trade & Investment Law PLLC (co-chair)
  • Anupam Chander, UC Davis School of Law
  • Kristen Eichensehr, UCLA School of Law
  • George Foster, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Ronald C. Slye, Seattle University School of Law

Highlights from the 2015 Research Forum in Washington, DC


Research Forum Registration

Full Conference Registration includes access to all Research Forum sessions, professional development sessions, Friday and Saturday luncheon discussions, Saturday breakfast, and Friday and Saturday evening receptions.

  ASIL Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Regular Member $225 $325 (ASIL membership offered at additional cost)
Gov/IO/NGO Registration* $175 N/A
Speaker Registration $100 $250
Student Registration* $30 $65
*To qualify for reduced rates, attendees are required to provide a valid proof of identification to registration staff at time of check-in.
All prices are in U.S. Dollars (USD)

Additional Meals and Events

Coming Soon.

Updated: August 12, 2016

ASIL Research Forum Draft Agenda
November 11-12, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Research Forum
(University of Washington School of Law)

10:30 – 11:45 p.m.      [Student Research Session]

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.        [Opening Lunch Panel] (Lunch provided)

1:45 – 3:15 p.m.          Research Forum Session I

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.          Coffee Break

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.          Research Forum Session II

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.          Welcome Reception


Saturday, November 12, 2016

Research Forum
(University of Washington School of Law)

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.        Research Forum Session III

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.      Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:15 p.m.      Research Forum Session IV

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.        [Lunch panel] (Lunch Provided)

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.          Research Forum Session V

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.          Coffee Break

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.          Research Forum Session VI

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.          Closing Reception

Hotel Accommodations

Participants are welcome to stay at the hotel of their choice; there are no official room blocks. ASIL recommends the following hotels:

The Watertown Hotel
4242 Roosevelt Way Northeast

Hotel Deca
4507 Brooklyn Ave Northeast

University Inn
4140 Roosevelt Way Northeast

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