International Law Weekend

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UPDATE: Online registration is now closed, but you are still welcome to attend ILW. We can register you on-site at any time during the conference!

International Law Weekend (ILW) 2015 will be held November 5-7, 2015 in New York City, New York, USA. For information about the panels, speakers and other events during the 

The unifying theme for ILW 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 about the ways in which international law provides fundamental tools and mechanisms to address emerging global issues.  ILW 2015 will offer engaging panels on current problems and innovative solutions in both public and private international law. 

Location: ILW 2015 will be held at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York at 42 West 44th Street on Thursday, November 5 and at the Fordham Law School at Lincoln Center on November 6-7, 2015.

Registration: To register for ILW 2015, fill out the online registration form. After completing the form, you will receive an email confirming your registration for the conference. If you experience any problems, please contact [email protected]. On site registration will also be available during the conference.

Cost: Attendance at ILW is free for members of ABILA, ILSA, ABCNY and other co-sponsoring organizations, as well as staff of the United Nations and Permanent Missions to the United Nations, and students. All others must pay a fee of $175. Individuals that register online must pay using a credit card. 

CLE: A number of panels this year will be designated for continuing legal education (CLE). CLE credit will be offered to all ILW attendees at no additional cost through the sponsorship and assistance of White & Case LLP, which is an accredited provider of New York and California CLE credit. Attorneys licensed in other states can apply for CLE credit in their own jurisdiction using the New York CLE certificate provided by White & Case. CLE Materials

ILW is sponsored and organized by the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA) – which welcomes new members from academia, the practicing bar, and the diplomatic world – and the International Law Students Association (ILSA). This annual conference attracts an audience of more than eight hundred academics, diplomats, members of the governmental and nongovernmental sectors, and foreign policy and law students.

Questions about ILW 2015 may be sent to [email protected]

All information subject to change.

ILW 2015 Co-sponsors: 

ABILA and ILSA would like to thank the following co-sponsors for their generous support of ILW 2015: 

Advanced Discovery

American Bar Association

American Society of International Law

American University, Washington College of Law

Boston University

Brill/Martinus Nijhoff

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Cardozo School of Law

The Center for Global Affairs, NYU - SPS

Center for Law and Intellectual Property, Texas A&M University School of Law

Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Columbia Law School

Cornell Law School

Council for American Students in International Negotiations (CASIN)

Covington & Burling LLP

Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia School of Law

The Federalist Society International & National Security Law Practice Group

Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University

Foley Hoag LLP

Fordham University School of Law

George Washington University Law School

Georgetown University Law Center

Hofstra University, Marucie A. Deane School of Law

Human Rights First

International & Non-JD Programs, Fordham Law School

Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies

King & Spalding LLP

Leitner Center for International Law & Justice

New York City Bar

New York University School of Law

Oxford University Press

Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations

Princeton University, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions

Princeton University Program in Law & Public Affairs (LAPA)

Rutgers Law School

Shearman & Sterling LLP

St. John's University School of Law

Texas A&M University School of Law

University of Maine School of Law

University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Law

University of Pennsylvania School of Law

White & Case LLP

A special thanks to the Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations for hosting the Friday evening reception. 


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