International Law Weekend 2013 – the premier international law event of the fall season, was held on October 24-26, 2013, in New York City.
The overall theme of ILW 2013 was Internationalization of Law and Legal Practice.
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 one thousand practitioners, academics, diplomats, members of the governmental and nongovernmental sectors, and most importantly, foreign policy and law students who are learning about the range of practice and career opportunities.
ILW 2013 was held in conjunction with the 92nd annual meeting of the American Branch in Manhattan at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York at 42 West 44th Street on Thursday evening, October 24, 2013, and at the Fordham Law School at Lincoln Center on October 25-26, 2013.
The ILW audience included practitioners, professors, UN diplomats, business leaders, federal and state government officials, NGO leaders, writers, journalists, and interested citizens. The ILW Program covered a broad array of public international law topics and also had dedicated tracks of private international law topics.