Schedule

This is the tentative schedule for the 2013 Annual Meeting of American Society of Comparative Law, planned for Oct. 10-12 at the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law. The conference theme will be Comparative Conflict of Laws.

Thursday, October 10
5:00-7:00 pm Registration and Reception William J. Clinton Presidential Center, Forty Two

Friday, October 11
8:00-8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast Bowen School of Law, Friday Courtroom, Room 114

8:45-9:00 am Dean’s Welcome Bowen School of Law, Friday Courtroom, Room 114

9:00-10:30 am First Symposium Panel—Private International Law Beyond the West
Moderator: James A.R. Nafziger, Willamette University
Richard Frimpong Oppong, Thompson Rivers University, Ontario, Canada
Symeon C. Symeonides, Willamette University
Louise E. Teitz, Hague Conference on Private International Law & Roger Williams University
CLE Credit: Arkansas

10:30-10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 -12:15 pm Second Symposium Panel—Private International Law Beyond the State:
Family Law and Legal Pluralism
Moderator: Lynn D. Wardle, Brigham Young University
Michael Helfand, Pepperdine University
Jeff Redding, St. Louis University
Nadjma Yassari, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law,
Hamburg, Germany
CLE Credit: Arkansas

12:15-1:45 pm Lunch Arkansas Governor’s Mansion
Trolley transportation available at the South entrance of the Bowen Law School

1:45-3:15 pm Younger Comparativists Panel
Moderator: Richard Albert, Boston College
Alexandra Huneeus, University of Wisconsin: The Role of the International Judge in Public Law
Litigation
Commentator: David Gartner, Arizona State University
CLE Credit: Arkansas
Stavros Gadinis, University of California: Why do Countries Adopt International Financial
Standards? The Spread of IFRS, IOSCO, and FATF
Commentator: Annelise Riles, Cornell University
CLE Credit: Arkansas

3:15-3:30 pm Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 pm Third Symposium Panel—Private International, Law Beyond the Private: Conflicts
in other Areas of Law
Moderator: Ralf Michaels, Duke University
Hannah Buxbaum, Indiana University, Bloomington
Anthony Colangelo, Southern Methodist University
Kenneth S. Gallant, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
CLE Credit: Arkansas

5:00-6:00 pm AJCL Editorship Discussion

6:15-6:45 pm Reception Capital Hotel
(Holiday Inn will provide transportation for its guests to and from the reception and dinner if
requested)

7:00 pm Dinner Capital Hotel
Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees:
Mary Ann Glendon, Learned Hand Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Jerome A. Cohen, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

Saturday, October 12
8:30-9:00 am Continental Breakfast Bowen School of Law, Friday Courtroom, Room 114

9:00-11:00 am Annual Business Meeting of Society & the Annual Meeting of AJIL Editors

11:00-11:15 am Coffee Break

11:15-12:45pm Hot Topics Panel—Privacy, Surveillance and Transparency in the Age of Big Data
Moderator: Mathias Reimann, U of Michigan
Ron Krotoszynski, University of Alabama
Ioanna Tourkochoriti, Harvard Law School
CLE Credit: Arkansas pending

12:45 pm Box lunches

Recommended activities afterward:

1:30- 5:00 pm Visit to Clinton Library $7 (adult), $5 (seniors)

6:00 pm Self-pay dinner with Bowen Faculty Host, Doe’s Eat Place (a favorite Bill Clinton haunt), Copper Grill,
Sonny Williams Steak House (sign up in Courtroom foyer)