International Law Weekend 2015 (ILW 2015) – the premier international law event of the fall season – is scheduled for November 5-7, 2015 in New York City. The event is sponsored by the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA) and the International Law Students Association (ILSA).
The ILW Organizing Committee – composed of Chiara Giorgetti (Richmond Law School), Jeremy Sharpe (Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State), David Stewart (President ABILA, Georgetown Law Center), Santiago Villalpando (Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations), and Tessa Walker (ILSA) – invites proposals to be submitted online on or before Friday, March 20, 2015 via the ILW Panel Proposal Submission Form located here. ILW 2015 is scheduled to be held at 42 West 44th Street on Thursday evening, November 5, and at Fordham Law School at Lincoln Center on November 6 – 7, 2015.
The theme for 2015 is Global Problems, Legal Solutions: Challenges for Contemporary International Lawyers.
ILW 2015 will explore the many roles that international law plays in addressing global challenges. The aim is to provide an opportunity for discussion and debate the ways in which international law provides fundamental tools and mechanisms to address emerging global issues. Panel proposals may concern any aspect of contemporary international law and practice.
For questions regarding ILW 2015, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.