Conference Program

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 - 9:15

 

Part I – Specific Areas of Law

Contract and Tort Law

9:15 - 10:45
Panelists:

 

Coffee Break: 10:45 - 11:00

 

Corporate Law

11:00 - 12:15
Panelists:

  • Larry Catá Backer, Professor of Law, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Visiting Professor of Law, Tulane University Law School
  • Jens Dammann, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Onnig Dombalagian, Associate Professor of Law, Tulane University Law School

 

Lunch Break: 12:15-13:30

 

Family Law

13:30 – 14:45
Panelists:

 

Break 14:45 - 15:00

 

Part II –Methodology

Methods and Approaches

15:00 - 16:30
Panelists:

  • Richard Fentiman, Solicitor, Reader in Private International Law, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law
  • Ralf Michaels, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
  • William A. Reppy Jr., Charles L. B. Lowndes Emeritus Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law

Coffee Break: 16:30 - 16:45

 

Internal and External Conflicts, Federalism and Market Regulation

16:45 - 18:15
Panelists:

  • Mathias W. Reimann, Hessel E. Yntema Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
  • Jürgen Basedow, Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
  • Erin O'Hara, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Larry Ribstein, Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair in Law, University of Illinois College of Law

 

Closing Discussion: 18:15 – 18:30