The Law and Development Institute Inaugural Conference: Future of Law and Development Studies, International Trade Law and Developing Countries
The Law and Development Institute hosts the Inaugural Conference in Sydney. The Conference features high profile presentations by twelve leading scholars and professionals from several countries, including United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Israel. (See Speakers and conference papers.) The Ambassador of Korea, H.E. Prof. Woo Sang Kim is scheduled to give a congratulatory speech at the Conference.
Date: October 16, 2010
Venue: Sydney Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia
Schedule:
 9:00-9:30
 9:30-9:45
 Morning Session
 9:45-9:50
 9:50-9:55
 9:55-10:05
 10:10-12:10
 12:10-1:30
 Afternoon Session
 1:30-3:30
 3:30-3:45
 3:45-5:45
 5:45
Registration
Coffee break
 
Opening remark by LDI Director Prof. Y.S. Lee
Welcome Speech by the Honourable J J Spigelman AC, Chief Justice of the New South Wales Supreme Court
Congratulatory remark by Ambassador of Republic of Korea, H.E. Prof. Woo Sang Kim
Panel presentation: Future of Law and Development Studies
Chair: Prof. Gary Horlick, Former Head of U.S. Department of Commerce Import Administration
Prof. Jai Sheen Mah, Ewha Womans University
"Law and Development in Korea: A Success Story"
Prof. Jiangyu Wang, National University of Singapore
"Law and Development in China: Present and Future"
Dr. Salim Farrar, University of Sydney
"Law and Development in the Islam World: New Possibilities"
Dr. Malcolm Cook, Lowy Institute for International Policy
"Strategic Dimensions of National Development: Case of East Asia"
Lunch break
 
Panel presentation: International Trade Law and Developing Countries I
Chair: The Honourable J J Spigelman AC, Chief Justice of the New South Wales Supreme Court
Prof. Gary Horlick, former Head of U.S. Department of Commerce Import Administration
"The Future of the World Trade Organization: From Development Perspectives"
Prof. Y.S. Lee, The Law and Development Institute
"Theoretical Basis and Regulatory Framework for Microtrade: Combining Volunteerism with International Trade towards Poverty Elimination"
Prof. Won-Mog Choi, Ewha Womans University
"WTO Rules and Agricultural Development Cooperation between Developed and Developing Countries"
Prof. Colin Picker, University of New South Wales
"International Trade and Development Law: A Legal Cultural Critique"
Coffee break
Panel presentation: International Trade Law and Developing Countries II
Chair: Dr. Salim Farrar, University of Sydney
Prof. Mitsuo Matsushita, University of Tokyo and former WTO Appellate Body member
"Legal Issues of Free Trade Agreements in the WTO Context and Implications on Developing Countries"
Prof. Maureen Irish, University of Windsor
"Special and Differential Treatment, Trade and Sustainable Development"
Prof. Andrew Mitchell, University of Melbourne
"The Development Aspect of Trade & Health"
Dr. Tomer Broude, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Settling International Development Disputes through Conciliation"
Closing remark
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