13th Annual WTO Conference

Wednesday 15 May 2013 09:00 to
Thursday 16 May 2013 17:00


BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP


Participants include:

Usman Ahmed, eBay Inc.
Kern Alexander, University of Zurich
Kerry Allbeury, World Trade Organization
Emilios Avgouleas, University of Edinburgh
Erwan Berthelot, White & Case
Marco Bronckers, VVGB
Tomer Broude, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Chris Brummer, Georgetown Law
Lee Buchheit, Cleary Gottleib Steen & Hamilton
Mira Burri, World Trade Institute
N. Jansen Calamita, British Institute of International & Comparative Law; University of Birmingham
Thomas Cottier, World Trade Institute, University of Bern
Philippe De Baere, Van Bael & Bellis
Lothar Ehring, European Commission
James Flett, European Commission
Ambassador Jonathan T. Fried, Permanent Mission of Canada to the WTO
Simon Gleeson, Clifford Chance
David Hartridge, White & Case
Gary Horlick, Law Offices of Gary Horlick; Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown Law
Robert Howse, New York University
Sir Francis Jacobs KCMG QC
Shandana Gulzar Khan
, Pakistan WTO Mission
Joanna Langille, University of Toronto
Rosa Lastra, Queen Mary, University of London
Duane W. Layton, Mayer Brown
Simon Lester, Cato Institute
Meredith Kolsky Lewis, SUNY Buffalo Law School/Victoria University of Wellington Law School
Iain MacNeil, University of Glasgow
Hamid Mamdouh, World Trade Organization
Gabrielle Marceau, World Trade Organization
Gregory Messenger, University of Oxford
Graham Nicholson, Bank of England
Laura Nielsen, University of Copenhagen
Roberta Piermartini, World Trade Organization
Amy Porges, Law Offices of Amy Porges
Charles Randell, Slaughter & May
Luca Rubini, University of Birmingham
Luiz Eduardo Salles, Barretto Ferreira e Brancher (BKBG)
Gregory Shaffer, University of Minnesota
Ronald Steenblik, OECD
Pierre Tardieu, European Wind Energy Association

Organized in association with the Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown Law, the Journal of International Economic Law, Queen Mary, University of London and the Society of International Economic Law

As in the past, this year's WTO Conference will explore emerging ideas and developments in international trade law.

Panels on Day 1 will address (a) Energy and Trade; (b) Economic Analysis in WTO Law; (c) Dispute Settlement Procedure; and (d) Digital Trade.

Panels on Day 2 will address (a) Financial Crises and Sovereign Debt Crises; (b) International Finance and International Trade; (c) The Emergence of the TBT Agreement; and (d) Post-Doha: Where Do We Go Now?

The WTO conference programme is available here.

This event is kindly sponsored by:

White and Case
Van Bael & BellisMayer Brown

Co-organised with:

Queen Mary Centre for Commercial Law StudiesInstitute of International Economic Law siel

Conference Organizing Committee:

N. Jansen Calamita, British Institute of International and Comparative Law; University of Birmingham
Lorand Bartels, University of Cambridge
Mark Herlihy, Georgetown University Law Center
Gary Horlick, Law Offices of Gary Horlick
Andrew Lang, London School of Economics
Rosa Lastra, Queen Mary, University of London
Federico Ortino, King's College London
Christopher Parlin, Georgetown University Law Center
Luca Rubini, University of London
Fiona Smith, University College London

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