Sunday, January 18, 2009

Call for Papers: 2009 Fall Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law

The American Bar Association Section of International Law has issued a call for papers for its 2009 Fall Meeting in Miami Beach, Florida. Here's the call:

From December 12th until February 13th we will be accepting program proposals for our 2009 Fall Meeting, which will take place in Miami Beach, Florida, from October 27th-31st. Your help with creating program proposals is crucial to ensure that the Section’s programming is both interesting and relevant to a large group of international lawyers with varied backgrounds.

We encourage you to take the next several weeks to consider topics for programs that you and your colleagues would find particularly useful. Keep in mind that your proposal must focus on a legal issue that fits into one or more of the following categories:

  • Public International Law
  • Rule of Law
  • Dispute Resolution / Litigation
  • Business / Transactional
  • International Trade / Regulatory
  • Latin America / Caribbean
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Young Lawyers

For more information about the submission process, please see the attached document from the 2009 Fall Meeting Co-Chairs (Marcelo Bombau (, Cristina Cardenas (, and Russell W. Dombrow ( which outlines the program proposal guidelines.

Please note, proposals may only be submitted online (program proposal guidelines here, program proposal submission form here).

Please contact the meeting Co-Chairs, Annie Wanlund ( or Section Chair-Elect Glenn P. Hendrix ( with any questions about this process or how to get involved with the general planning of this upcoming seasonal meeting.