31. March 2018 - 9:30 till 18:15
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Harvard ILJ 2018 Symposium: Frontiers of International Law | Wasserstein Hall | Saturday, 31. March 2018

The Harvard International Law Journal is delighted to announce that the 2018 ILJ Symposium will take place on Saturday, March 31, 2018. With panels on Regulating War in Space, Nuclear North Korea, Syrian Refugee Crisis, and Investor-State Arbitration, this year's Symposium will touch on major issues facing the international legal community and bring together leading experts from around the world. Our keynote address will be delivered by Judge Song Sang-hyun, former President of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The day will conclude with a cocktail reception.

To facilitate the preparation, please RSVP through the link (https://goo.gl/forms/Jrhq4jL5cI2nytDq1) as soon as possible, at the latest by March 20, to indicate if you will join us. You are welcome to register for any part of the Symposium. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

For inquiries, please email hls.ilj.symposium18@gmail.com with “[ILJ Symposium]” in the subject line.

ILJ Symposium Committee

------Symposium Schedule------

***9:30 - 10:00***
Registration & Breakfast

***10:00 - 11:15***
Investor-State Dispute Settlement as a Norm-Generating System

- Jonathan Blackman, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
- Andrew Loewenstein, Partner, Foley Hoag LLP
- Eduardo Silva Romero, Partner, Dechert LLP
- Berglind Birkland, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
- Ko-Yung Tung, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School

***11:30 - 12:45***
Regulating War in Space: Applicability of IHL in Outer Space

- Cassandra Steer, Acting Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Rule of Law, University of Pennsylvania
- Laura Grego, Senior Scientist, Global Security Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
- David A. Koplow, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center
- Dustin Lewis, Senior Researcher, HLS PILAC

***12:45 - 13:00***

***13:00 - 14:00***
Keynote Speech by Judge Song Sang-hyun, Former President of the ICC

***14:15 - 15:30***
The Role of International Law for Nuclear North Korea

- Mark Lippert, Vice President, Boeing International (Former Ambassador to the Republic of Korea)
- John Park, Director of the Korea Working Group, Harvard Kennedy School
- Ashley Deeks, Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
- Michael Schmitt, Charles H. Stockton Professor, Naval War College

***15:45 - 17:00***
The Syrian Refugee Crises: Searching for a Comprehensive International Legal Response

- Sabrineh Ardalan, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
- Anna Crowe, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
* Additional speakers to be confirmed.

***17:00 - 18:15***
Cocktail Reception