|8:30 – 9:00|
|9:00 – 9:10|
|9:10 – 9:20|
|9:20 – 9:30|
|9:30 – 12:00 noon|
|Opening remark by Professor Y.S. Lee, Director of the Law and Development Institute|
|Welcome speech by Professor Mark Niles, Dean, Seattle University School of Law|
|Keynote speech by Professor Antonio Garcia-Padilla, former President, University of Puerto Rico|
|Panel presentation: Microtrade
Chair: Professor David Gantz
|Prof. Y.S. Lee, Director, The Law and Development Institute
"Microtrade: An Overview"
| Prof. Farid Shirazi, Ryerson University, Canada
"Canada: Virtual Bazaar: An E-Commerce Model to help Microtrade in Least Developed Countries"
|Ms. Arpita Gupta, Jindal Global Law School, India
"International Microtrade Regime- Structure and Financing"
|Prof. Andreas Neef, Kyoto University, Japan
"Community-Based Microtrade in Support of Small-Scale Farmers in Thailand and Tanzania"
| Prof. Colin Picker, University of New South Wales, Australia
"Microtrade and the Legal Cultural Considerations"
| Dr. Prapanpong Khumon, University of Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thailand
"Microtrade and the Fair Trade Movement"
|Panel presentation: Investment and Development Finance
Chair: Professor Caf Dowlah
| Prof. Sophie Smyth, Temple University School of Law
"Multilateral Development Finance"
| Prof. Christin Hurt, University of Illinois School of Law
"Securitization, Reckless Credit and Systemic Risk: Microtrade Meets Bubble Regulation"
| Prof. David Gantz, University of Arizona School of Law
"Investor-State Conflicts for Developing Countries"
| Prof. Perry Bechky, Seattle University School of Law
|Panel presentation: Least-Developed Countries
Chair: Professor Y.S. Lee
| Prof. Maureen Irish, University of Windsor School of Law, Canada
"Climate Change and LDCs"
| Prof. Alan Tompkins, U.S. State Department and University of Nebraska
"USA: Food Shortage in LDCs"
| Dr. Deming Liu, New Castle University School of Law, U. K.
"Bonding Requirement for LDC Investments"
| Prof. Caf Dowlah, City University of New York
"Labor Sending LDCs"
| Prof. Cynthia Howson (U.K.), University of Washington-Tacoma, WA
"Women's Smuggling in Senegal"
|Jennifer Duncan, Landesa
"Land Rights and Socio-Economic Development in LDCs"
|Closing remark: Prof. Y.S. Lee, Director, The Law and Development Institute|