Washington College of Law
International Legal Studies Program

25th Anniversary Celebration
March 26-27, 2007

Sunday, March 25

6:00 pm Tour of Katzen Arts Center (American University Campus)
7:00 pm LLM Executive Board Welcome Reception (6th Floor, WCL)

Monday, March 26

8:00 am Registration and Breakfast (room 603)
9:00 am Welcome Remarks by Professor Daniel Bradlow and Dean Claudio Grossman of Washington College of Law, American University (room 603)
9:45 am - 11:30 am Key Developments in International Law over the Past 25 Years and their Implications for the next 25 years. (room 603)
Moderators: Professor Daniel Bradlow, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Dean Claudio Grossman, American University Washington College of Law

Professor Robert Goldman, American University Washington College of Law

Balakrishnan Rajogopal, Director, Program on Human Rights and Justice, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology*
Rutsel S. J. Martha, General Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs, Interpol*
Sabine Schlemmer-Schulte, Associate Professor of Law, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific*

11:45 am "It's the Law, Stupid: Shifts in Development Policy" ~ Luncheon Keynote by Ana Palacio, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, The World Bank Groupr (Sixth Floor Dining Room)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Domestic Violence in the Context of HIV/AIDS: Lessons from Africa (room 600)
Moderator: Jane Stoever, Practitioner in Residence, Domestic Violence Clinic, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers: Tamar Ezer, Program Officer, Law and Health Initiative, Open Society Institute
Valentine Khaminawa, Current LLM and Gender and Law Specialist
Joyce Siveregi, Humphrey Fellow, National Coordinator, National AIDS Council of Zimbabwe,
Justine Mbabazi Rukeba, Director, Rwanda Bar Association*
  Intellectual Property: Counterfeiting (room 528)
Moderators: Professor Peter Jaszi, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Nils Montan, President, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition

Tim Trainer, President, Global IP Strategy Center

Tom Thomson, Executive Director, Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights

  Is the WTO a Development Organization? (room 603)
Moderator: Professor Padideh Ala'i, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

James Bacchus, Chairman, Global Trade Practice Group, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Ricardo Ramirez Hernandez, Counsel, Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP*
Nicole Clark, Associate Professor, University of the West Indies*
Lawrence Lee, Associate Professor of Law, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan*

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm Foreign Investment and the Environment: the Uruguay-Argentina Dispute (room 603)
Moderator: Professor David Hunter, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Marcos Orellan Cruz, Senior Attorney, CIEL*
Juan Carlos Blanco, Founding Partner, Blanco & Etcheverry LLP, Uruguay*

  A Global Dialogue on Human Rights: Six Years After 9/11 (room 602)
Moderator: Adjunct Professor Raj Purohit,American University Washington College of Law *
Speakers:

Judge Alaa Elshimy , Ministry of Justice, Bureau of Human Rights, Egypt*

Sarab Hassan, Partner, Nuri Yaba LLP, Baghdad & Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow 2006-7

Maximiliano Trujillo, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Congresswoman Nydia M. Vel�zquez, Washington, D.C.*

Professor Herman Schwartz, American University Washington College of Law

  Learn Here, Practice There: Career Advice from Experienced ILSP Alumni (Room 504)
Moderator: Adriana Vito, Assistant Director, International Career Programs, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Magda Theodate, Regional Procurement Specialist (Caribbean), Inter-American Development Bank*

Alberto Ninio, Senior Counsel, Africa Division, Legal Department, The World Bank* Carola Canelo, Partner, Canelo, Abogados y C�a. Ltda., Chile*

Marco Lazo de la Vega, Legal Counsel, Bolivian Power Company* Yuliya Mitrofanskaya, Partner at Salans (Almaty office)*

6:30 pm Reception at Winston and Strawn, LLP (1700 K Street NW)

Tuesday, March 27

9:00 am Breakfast (room 603)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Current Issues in International Arbitration (room 603)
Moderator: Horacio Grigera Na�n, Director of the International Arbitration Program, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Eckhard R. Hellbeck, Associate, White and Case LLP, Washington, D.C.*
Daniel Tan, Associate, Latham & Watkins LLP, New York
Nora Claudia Luzi, Commercial Law-Legal Security Specialist, Bolivia Administration of Justice Program*

Tanya Golden, Advocate of the High Court of South Africa*

  The Practice of Law in the 21st Century: The New Frontiers of International Practice (room 526)
Moderator: Professor Richard Wilson, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Professor Luz Nagle, Stetson University
Alberto Tujman, Founding Partner, Tujman and Associates, Argentina*

Dr. Winfried A. Adam, Managing Partner, Dr. Adam & Partner Attorneys at Lw, German*

  Private Remedies for Anti-Trust Wrongs (room 600)
Moderator: Adjunct Professor Todd Miller, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Thomas Chabanis, Shook, Hardy and Bacon LLP*
Charles Whiddington, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

12:00 pm Lunch: Building the ILSP Network (Sixth Floor Dining Room)
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm Trafficking and Health (room 600)
Moderator: Professor Janie Chuang, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Martina E. Vandenberg, Associate, Jenner and Block LLP
Alice M. Miller, Assistant Professor of Clinical Population & Family Health, The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University

D.r Helga Konrad, International Consultant on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings

Maurice Middleberg, Vice President for Public Policy, the Global Health Council

  Intellectual Property: Traditional Knowledge (room 602)
Moderator: Joshua Sarnoff, Practitioner in Residence, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Carlos Correa, Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies on Industrial Property and Economics Law, University of Buenos Aires
Rama Rao, Deputy Director, WIPO Coordination Office

Professor Peter Jaszi, American University Washington College of Law

Dr. Jane Anderson, Centre Fellow, International Centre for Advanced Studies Project on the Authority of Knowledge in a Global Age, New York University

Matthew Skelton, U.S. Copyright Office, Office of Policy & International Affairs, Library of Congress

  The Effect of International Trade Law on Domestic Administration of Laws (room 603)
Moderator: Professor Padideh Ala'i, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Dr. Andrew Lang, London School of Economics
Professor Debra Steger, University of Ottawa

Professor Chantal Thomas, University of Minnesota Law School

Anna Herken, Assistant Executive Secretary, The Inspection Panel, The World Bank*

Marco Lazo de la Vega, Legal Counsel, Bolivian Power Company*

  Corporate Governance and Codes of Conduct: Can They Promote Responsible Corporations? (International and JD Student Lounges, 6th Floor)
Moderator: Professor Perry Wallace, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Blake C.Y. Wang, Assistant Professor of Law, Chinese Cultural University, Taiwan*

Daniel F. Feldman, Corporate Social Responsiblity Practice, Foley Hoag LLP

JiHoon Cha, Partner, Sewha, Park & Goo, Korea*

 

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Designing International Organizations for the 21st Century (room 501)
Moderator: Professor Daniel Bradlow, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers:

Jonathan T. Fried, Executive Director, International Monetary Fund

Professor David Kennedy, Harvard Law School, Harvard University

Aldo Caliari, Director, Rethinking Bretton Woods Project, Center of Concern*

Adesegun A. Akin-Olugbade, General Counsel, African Development Bank

Andrew Strauss, Widener University School of Law

Professor Jerome Levinson, American University Washington College of Law

  Human Rights in Crisis Situations (room 603)
Moderator: Professor Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon, Co-Director, Academy on Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law *
Speakers: Mark Schneider, Senior Vice President & Special Advisor on Latin America, International Crisis Group
Rochus Pronk, Political Advisor, Dutch ISAF, Afghanistan*
Nieves Molina Clemente, Senior Legal Adviser, International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims
  Climate Change after Kyoto (room 527)
Moderator: Professor David Hunter, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers: Robert Lawrence, Partner, Global Finance, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Washington, D.C.
Dan Magraw, Executive Director, CIEL, Washington, D.C.
Nuno S. Lacasta, Director, Department of International Affairs, Ministry for Environment, Spatial Planning and Regional Development, Portugal*
Julian Braithwaite, Global Issues Counselor, The British Embassy, Washington, DC
  Foreign & International Legal Research Update (room 103)
Moderator: Billie Jo Kaufman , Associate Dean for Library Information Resources, American University Washington College of Law
Speakers: William Ryan , Foreign and International Law Librarian, American University Washington College of Law
John Heywood , Associate Law Librarian & Adjunct Professor, American University Washington College of Law
6:30 pm Gala Dinner at Washington College of Law (6th Floor)
For more information please contact Philippa Moore, Event Organizer, at pmoore@wcl.american.edu or (202) 274-4113. You may RSVP at http://www.wcl.american.edu/ilsp/rsvp.cfm.
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