Sunday, September 18, 2011

Seattle Law and Development Conference

Just received this invitation and I am passing the information along to the IPE community. I hope some of you can attend. Cynthia Howson, who was a visiting IPE professor two years ago, is one of the presenters. Follow the links for details.

It is our great pleasure and honor to invite you to the 2011 Law and Development Institute Conference: Law and Development at the Microlevel: From Microtrade to Current Issues in Law and Development”.

The Law and Development Institute (LDI,, established in Sydney, Australia, promotes law and development agendas, conducts relevant academic research, and provides forums for academic exchanges in law and development. Twenty-eight leading scholars and professionals from several countries are currently participating in the LDI. The LDI held the inaugural conference in Sydney on October 16, 2010 (, which was promoted globally and attended by over one hundred scholars, lawyers, students, and government officials from several countries.

The LDI, in conjunction with Seattle University School of Law, holds its second conference in law and development on December 10, 2011, at Seattle University School of Law (Student Center, "LeRoux Room"). Eighteen leading speakers from nine countries, including U.S.A., Canada, Japan, Korea, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, and India, are scheduled to present key issues on international trade, investment and finance, and least-developed countries from the perspective of law and development. The conference schedule is attached for your reference with this invitation letter.

On-line registration will be required for conference attendance. The online registration site will be available by October 15th, and will be announced on the LDI website, (news and events section).

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