segunda-feira, 9 de agosto de 2010

Call for Papers - The First International Private Law Conference (IPL)

The International Association of IT Lawyers (IAITL) invites you to participate in the 1st International Conference on Private Law (IPL). The Conference is an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants to come together, exchange ideas, and discuss emerging issues in private law .

We invite contributions focusing on private law including but not limited to:
· Employment and labour
· Finance, corporate governance, banking and
investment
· Legislative and regulatory affairs
· Intellectual property
· Property ownership, and real estate
· Restitution
· Family law
· Torts
· Contract law
· International judicial assistance
· Wills and estates
· Conflict of law
· Trade law
· Jurisdiction of the courts
· Choice of law and recognition of foreign
judgments
· International judicial assistance
· Jurisdiction and judgments
· Competition Law
· Procedure
· Tax law
· Aviation Law
· Commercial law and bankruptcy Offshore
outsourcing
· Space and aviation law
· Communication law
· Sales of goods
· Product liability
· Consumer protection and marketing
· Case law and policy developments
· Environmental law
· Human rights
· Competition law
· Arbitration and ADR
· Media, entertainment and communication
law
· Equity and trust
· Sports law
· Health and pharmaceutical law
· Insolvency
· Law and culture
· Energy and gas law
· Legal Theory
· Travel Contracts
· International Wills
· Judicial Assistance
The conference committee is seeking submissions of papers for oral presentations at the conference in three major categories:
- Academic, peer reviewed papers - these papers will be peer reviewed by members of the program committee and other independent reviewers (where necessary) and will be published in the edited conference proceedings with ISBN. All papers will also be published in several leading international journals. Case studies, abstracts of research in progress, as well as full research papers will be considered for the conference program for presentation purposes. However, only complete papers will be published in the proceedings. Previously published peer-reviewed papers will also be considered, provided the authors (s) are granted license from the publisher and publication information are noted in the article.
- Presentations based on a short abstract & non-academic papers - these papers will not be peer reviewed. These papers will be selected on merit by the program committee. This category covers corporate papers, best practices, new technologies, policy issues etc.
For complete papers, authors must provide about 150 word abstract and five keywords. There is a word limit of maximum page limit of 15 pages (single-spaced, Times Roman”10” or approximately 7000 words including references using the Conference template.). All photos, tables and figures must be in jpg format. Papers must be submitted in the correct template, which may be downloaded from the website.
All information enabling the identification of authors must be removed from submissions undergoing academic peer review. Please send in a separate attachment in a word document, the following information: Title, Affiliation and Author’s Name.
All papers will be proof read and published in paperback edition (with ISBN) and in international journals. Elsevier Publishing (Computer Law and Security Review), International Journal of Private Law (Inderscience) and the Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology (doaj-access and EBSCOHOST) are sponsoring the Best Academic Papers awards.
Send submissions by electronic mail in a Word document to:
submit@lspi.net or sylvia@kierkegaard.co.uk
Important Dates
- Submission Deadline for Full Research Papers: September 10, 2010
- Submission Deadline for Abstract Presentations: October 15, 2010
- Notification of Acceptance: September 20, 2009, For papers submitted before the deadline,
authors will be notified 7 days after submission.
- Final Camera-Ready (Proceedings) Version and Registration Payment: October 1, 2010

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