Mark your calendars! On October 21, 2011, the University of Missouri School of Law Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution will host its annual symposium in cooperation with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) North American Branch, the University of Missouri International Center and the University of Missouri Transatlantic Center. The symposium, entitled Border Skirmishes: The Intersection Between Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration, will feature keynote speaker Gary Born as well as expert panelists from Canada, Austria, Switzerland and the United States.
Confirmed speakers include:
Keynote speaker: Gary Born – Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London, United Kingdom
Professor Frédéric Bachand – McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Professor Christopher R. Drahozal – University of Kansas School of Law
Professor Alejandro Garro – Columbia University School of Law and Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law
Louise Reilly – Court of Arbitration for Sport, Lausanne, Switzerland
Professor Marianne Roth – University of Salzburg, Austria
Professor Peter B. Rutledge – University of Georgia
The School of Law has put out a call for papers and proposals in connection with the conference. All papers from the 2011 symposium will be published in the Journal of Dispute Resolution.
The call relates to two events that are being organized in connection with this year’s symposium:
- A works-in-progress conference for academics and scholarly-minded practitioners to be held on October 20, 2011, the day prior to the symposium itself (proposals due May 20, 2011); and
- A student writing competition with a $300 prize sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) North American Branch (papers due August 15, 2011).
You may read Disputing‘s blog about last year’s symposium here.