IALS General Assembly Conference on

Labour Law and Labour Market in the New World Economy

Thursday 20 May 2010 – Saturday 22 May 2010

In cooperation with and supported by a generous grant from
University of Milan Faculty of Law

Fondazione Centro Nazionale di Prevenzione Difes
Sociale-CNPDS, Milan, Italy and Fondazione Cariplo

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The International Association of Law Schools Board is pleased to announce to IALS members the next IALS General Assembly and Educational Program entitled “Labour Law and Labour Market in the New World Economy” to be held at the University of Milan in Italy. The hosting of this Conference was made possible by a generous financial grant from the University of Milan and Fondazione Centro Nazionale di Prevenzione Difesa Sociale-CNPDS, Milan and Fondazione Cariplo. Please note that the IALS General Assembly and Educational program is open only to IALS members. For more information about IALS membership please visit www.ialsnet.org/members.

The Conference on Labour Law will begin on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 13:30 and conclude with dinner on Saturday, May 22, 2010. There will also be a General Assembly on May 22, 2010 from 14:00 to 16:00.

IALS Planning Committee
The IALS Planning Committee for the 2010 General Assembly and Education Program is chaired by Alan C. Neal, University of Warwick School of Law, United Kingdom. He is joined by Vincenzo Ferrari, University of Milan Faculty of Law, Italy; Adrián Goldin, University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Law, Argentina; Kamal Halili Hassan, National University of Malaysia Faculty of Law, Malaysia; Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt, Bucerius Law School, Germany; Evance Kalula, University of Cape Town Faculty of Law, South Africa; Ron McCallum, The University of Sydney, Sydney School of Law, Australia; Friday Nwoke, University of Jos Faculty of Law, Nigeria; Silvana Sciarra, University of Florence Faculty of Law, Italy; and Joan C. Williams, University of California, Hasting College of Law, United States.

Conference on Labour Law and Labour Market in the New World Economy
The program is attached. The registration fee for the Conference on Labour Law is US$350 which is due by March 1, 2010. The registration form for the Conference on Labour Law is attached. There is limited funding from the Fondazione Centro Nazionale di Prevenzione Difesa Sociale-CNPDS, Milan for some financial support for representatives of schools located in developing countries. If you are seeking financial support for attendance, please write a short explanation by March 1, 2010 explaining why you would need a registration fee waiver, hotel or airfare to be able to participate. Due to limited resources, some requests may not be able to be granted for the Conference on Labour Law.

Our hosts advise that you register early to book your hotel because rooms fill up quickly at this time of year. Once you register for the conference, we will provide information on hotels. The Milan Conference Organizers have blocked hotel rooms with instructions on how to make a hotel reservation.

Please note that all Conference delegates are required to write a three to five page paper on one of the topics of the conference to attend the conference. These papers are due by March 1, 2010. Papers for prior conferences have been particularly important to the success of the conferences and many of the papers have been published. You can see the papers from past conferences posted on the IALS website at http://www.ialsnet.org/meetings.html.

General Assembly
All IALS member schools are entitled to send one representative to the three hour General Assembly. Deans of law schools should nominate their school’s representative to the IALS General Assembly by March 1, 2010 by completing the Nomination Form that is attached and sending it to ialsmilan@aals.org. There is no fee for participating in the General Assembly.

Our hosts tell us that if you are interested in attending an opera at La Scala, you can buy tickets at hhttp://www.teatroallascala.org/. To see Leonardo DaVinci’s famous painting “The Last Supper,” it is important that you try to book those tickets as early as you can at hhttp://www.milan-museum.com/.