As a sponsor of the Canadian Council of International Law’s 43rd Annual Conference, CIGI researchers will be participating in panel discussions at the three day conference in Ottawa.

8-9:05 a.m., Friday, November 14: Recent Developments in Sovereign Debt - Management and Resolution

Chair/Président
Konstantia Koutouki, Université deMontréal

Speakers/Conférenciers
Mark Jewett, Bennett Jones LLP
Brett House, CIGI
Domineco Lombardi, CIGI

9:10-10:40 a.m., Friday November 14: NAFTA at 20 – ALENA +20

Chair/Président:
Oonagh Fitzgerald, International Law Research Program, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Speakers/Conférenciers:
John Weekes, Bennett Jones LLP
Andrew Shoyer, Sidley Austin LLP
Hugo Perezcano Diaz, iIuris

9:30-11 a.m., Saturday, November 15: Panel/Séance 8B – Green Energy and International Intellectual Property Law Issues

Chair/Président
Oonagh Fitzgerald, International Law Research Program, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Speaker/Conférenciers
Bassem Awad, CIGI
Jeremy de Beer, University of Ottawa 

 

For more information on the CCIL conference, please visit: www.ccil-ccdi.ca/ccil-program/.

Event Speakers

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Bassem Awad

Deputy Director, International Intellectual Property Law and Innovation

Bassem Awad is deputy director of international intellectual property law and innovation, with CIGI's International Law Research Program. In this role, he provides strategic guidance of the thematic area. A specialist in intellectual property law, he has served as a judge at the Appeal Court in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates and as adjunct professor at Western University.

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Oonagh Fitzgerald

Director of the International Law Research Program

As director of CIGI’s International Law Research Program, Oonagh Fitzgerald established and oversees CIGI’s international law research agenda, which includes policy relevant research on issues of international economic law, environmental law, intellectual property law and innovation, and Indigenous law.