April 28 - May 2, 2015 - The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend our 2015 Spring Meeting in the beautiful and historic city of Washington, DC. Join over 1,200 leading attorneys, corporate counsel, government officials, academics and NGO lawyers for four days of networking and programming on the latest international legal and ethics issues. The ILS is a Cooperating Entity on this event and members can register for the conference at the discounted ABA Section of International Law Member Rates by using the discount code "ICSM0428" on the checkout page of the online registration portal.
The 2015 Spring Meeting will offer you:
Cutting edge programming and an entire year's worth of CLE including nearly 70 substantive concurrent panel sessions that will cover themes including: Business, Disputes, Energy/Environment, Intellectual Property, Law Practice and Human Rights.
Opportunities to learn from top legal experts and hear from world class speakers including: Bill Browder, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Hermitage Capital Management; International Court of Justice Judge Joan Donoghue; and United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Evening receptions at some of the most exclusive venues in Washington, DC and networking opportunities with thought leaders and experts, policy makers, key international enforcers, decision makers and international leaders in the law.
Please visit this page or see the flyer to register and for more information on programming, hotel accommodations and the latest updates on the 2015 Spring Meeting. Please contact Peter Quinter, ILS Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
May 4 to 15, 2015 - WIPO-ECUPL Summer School on Intellectual Property, Shanghai, China. This course is intended for senior students (graduate and postgraduate) and young professionals from any field of study or discipline who are already familiar with IP. A certificate of participation is awarded by WIPO to participants who successfully complete the program requirements.
For more information and to register online (deadline is March 4, 2015), visit this site.
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May 27-30, 2015 - The ILS has planned an exploratory trip to Havana, Cuba. The trip will consist of an outstanding 'people to people' tour approved by the U.S. Government. Although it is focused on lawyers, the itinerary is flexible for non-lawyers, spouses, and significant others who desire to participate. The cost is all-inclusive (air, the best hotel in Cuba, food, transfers, escorted tours in English, entertainment, taxes, visas, meetings with prominent lawyers, etc.). The trip has reached its capacity of 30 people and is now full.