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American Society of International Law (ASIL) 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

Date: 24 - 26 March 2021

Time: Not specified

Venue: Online

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Reconceiving International Law: Creativity in Times of Crisis

 Now in its 115th year, the ASIL Annual Meeting is one of the largest gatherings of international lawyers, scholars, judges, and diplomats in the world.The Annual Meeting will offer over 50 hours of substantive content, including an entire track dedicated to professional development, comprising jobs skills workshops, mentoring sessions, "ask-me-anything" conversations with prominent international lawyers, and special sessions offering advice on international publishing and legal research. 

Students also will have access to interest group sessions in which they can engage directly with leaders in their specialized fields of interest. In addition, the virtual platform's chat and video conferencing features will give attendees the opportunity to speak directly with each other in real time, as close as one can get to in-person networking these days.

Meeting Highlights

  • Over 45 substantive sessions, the majority of which will be held live, including "Continue the Conversation" breakouts following each panel, where attendees can join via video and talk with the presenters
  • Over 40 hours of special sessions and side events, interest group gatherings, and "ask me anything" sessions with leaders in the field.
  • Over 25 hours of social, networking, mentoring, and career development sessions.
  • Over 150 speakers drawn from every segment of the international law community and from related disciplines.

Keynote Speakers

  • Louise Arbour, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for International Migration
  • Hannah Buxbaum, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Yves Daudet, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Gabrielle K. MacDonald, Retired, Iran-US Claims Tribunal and former President Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
  • Bernard H. Oxman, University of Miami School of Law
  • Mónica Pinto, University of Buenos Aires Law School
  • Lucy Reed, Arbitration Chambers
  • Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, President Judge, International Court of Justice


Further Details and Registration 

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