ILJ_2015

    Schedule

    Thursday, February 26, 2015

    5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Welcoming Reception

    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.: Keynote Speaker

    Ambassador Macharia Kamau, Ambassador & Permanent Representative at Kenya Mission to United Nations

    Friday, February 27, 2015

    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast

    9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks

    9:10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.: Panel - Environmental Impacts on Investment

    Moderator: Odette Lienau, Associate Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

    David H. Shinn, Adjunct Professor, George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs; Former U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia

    Deborah Brautigam, Professor of Comparative Politics, Director of the International Development Program and the China Africa Research Initiative, John Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies

    Martha Saavedra, Associate Director, Center for African Studies, University of California-Berkeley

    Tang Xiaoyang, Resident Scholar, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy; Assistant Professor in Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University

    Joshua Eisenman, Senior Fellow for China Studies, American Foreign Policy Council; Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Austin's Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs

    10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.: Break

    11:05 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Panel - Bilateral Investment Treaties

    Moderator: Muna Ndulo, Professor of Law; Elizabeth and Arthur Reich Director, Leo and Arvilla Berger International Legal Studies Program; Director of the Institute for African Development

    Won Kidane, Associate Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law

    Don Wallace, Chairman, International Law Institute, Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

    Uché Ewelukwa, Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law

    Sanusha Naidu, Senior Researcher, South African Foreign Policy Initiative

    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Lunch


    2:00 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.: Panel - Governance Structures &Institutional Effectiveness

    Moderator: Aziz Rana, Associate Professor of Law

    Padraig Carmody, Associate Professor in Human Geography, Trinity College Dublin

    Robert Rotberg, Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation

    Christopher Cross, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

    Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, Professor of Law, University of California-Irvine School of Law

    Ulysses Smith, Associate, Linklaters LLP

    3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.: Break


    3:55 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.: Panel - Human Rights Impacts on Investment

    Moderator: Sital Kalantry, Clinical Professor of Law

    Sanne vander Lugt, Graduate Student, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Jacobs University

    Marco Sanfilippo, Visiting Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute

    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Cocktail Hour (Cornell Catering)