The International Law Students Association is a non-profit association of students and lawyers who are dedicated to the promotion of international law. ILSA provides students with opportunity to study, research, and network in the international legal arena. The organization's activities include academic conferences, publications, the global coordination of student organizations, and the administration of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
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.
ABILA and ILSA would like to thank the following co-sponsors for their generous support of ILW 2015:
American Bar Association
American Society of International Law
American University, Washington College of Law
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.