The Challenges Facing China

9:30 am - 2:40 pm

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9.45 am           Opening Ceremony

       Introductory Remarks:  Marie-Claire Argac, President, LLM Board, Washington College of


       Welcome Speech: Professor Cathy Schenker, Associate Director, International Legal Studies

       Program, Washington College of Law

10.20 am         Break

10.30 am         Environmental Issues in China

Professor Judith Shapiro, Washington Collage of Law. Sustainable Development
Professor Wang Rong, China University of Political Science & Law. Water Right Practice in China
Xiaoqing Lu, Research Associate with the Freeman Chair in China Studies. Environmental Challenges and Health Problems in China.

11.50 am         Break

12.00 am         Human Rights in China Panel

T. Kumar, Amnesty International. Freedom of Expression in the Upcoming Beijing Olympics and the Situation of Tibet.

12:40 pm         Lunch

1.40  pm          Business and Trade in China

Professor Meng Yanbei, Law School, Renmin University of China. Anti-Monopoly Laws in China
Professor Laney Zhan , The Law Library of Congress. SUBJECT TBD

2:40 pm           Closing Remarks:   Marie Claire Argac, President of the LLM Board

2.50 pm           Adjourn

Co-sponsored by the LL.M. Board and the International Legal Studies Program


Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff & General Public – no charge
(registration is required)

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