ABILA Events


Start Date End Date Description Location Time
Oct. 18, 2018 Oct. 20, 2018

International Law Weekend 2018

New York, NY None
April 27, 2018 April 28, 2018

Along with the D.C. Chapter of the Inter-American Bar Association and Georgetown Law’s Center on Transnational Business and the Law, the ABILA will present a Spring Conference on “Challenges Facing International Business, Trade and Investment” on April 27-28, 2018. The Conference will open in the evening of April 27 with a Keynote Speech on the topic “Doing Business in Latin America: Challenges and Opportunities,” followed by a Cocktail Reception. There will be two panels on Saturday morning, April 28, tentatively titled “Human Rights and Public Health: A Turning Point in IIAs and ISDS?” and “Corporate Social Responsibility: Reshaping the way of Doing Business, Invest and Trade in the Global Market.” They will be followed by a networking luncheon on the topic “International Business Transactions and Human Rights.”

Georgetown University Law Center None
Aug. 19, 2018 Aug. 24, 2018

ILA 2018 Biennial, Sydney, AustraliaThe International Law Association’s 78th Biennial Conference (2018) will be hosted by the Australian Branch on August 19-24, 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Sydney. A wonderful opportunity to join with colleagues from around the world, hear reports from ILA committees and study groups, and attend may other presentations.

Information and registration is available at https://www.ila2018.org.au.

Sydney, Australia None
May 12, 2018 May 12, 2018

The International Law Association's Executive Council meeting with be held on May 12, 2018, in London, England.

London None
May 23, 2018 May 25, 2018

Brazil Branch of The International Law AssociationPortuguese Branch of The International Law AssociationThe Brazilian and Portuguese Branches of the International Law Association will hold their 2018 Regional Conference in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, from May 23 to May 25, 2018, at the Universidade Federal de Minas Minas (www.ufmg.br).

For information contact regionalconference2018@gmail.com.

Universidade Federal de Minas Minas (www.ufmg.br) None
June 1, 2018 June 1, 2018

World Tour of Regional Tools for UN Sustainable Development Goals: International Legal Experts Roundtable

Hosted by CISDL, McGill Journal of SD Law & Intl Law Association, with McGill University and University of Montreal Faculties of Law

How can international law and governance reform contribute to the SDGs, and what are the most promising regional advances? Which treaties and instruments can support the SDGs, in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Middle East, the Pacific and Europe? What is the role of regional courts and tribunals? How can regional environmental accords, trade and investment agreements, and human rights instruments foster a greener economy, and more sustainable development?

Symposium flyer

Purvis Hall, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm