Professional Learning and Community Engagement

21 October 2014

Welcome to the Sydney Law School Professional Learning and Community Engagement newsletter.

Unless otherwise advertised, events are free of charge and held at the Sydney Law School building on the University's Camperdown campus.

The majority of advertised events are MCLE/CPD eligible where they relate to your area of professional practice. Please refer to the individual articles below for points values and details, or click here to view a calendar of eligible events.

2014 JSI Seminar Series: Julia Domnick

6-8pm, Wed 22 October 

As a part of the 2014 JSI Seminar Series, Julia Domnick will address the topic 'Constituent power in transition? The international community and constitution-making in post-conflict states '.
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Matt Laffan Memorial Address on Social Justice
Rosemary Kayess
6-7.30pm, Tue 28 October

Sydney Law School established an annual social justice lecture in memory of alumnus Matt Laffan following his passing in 2009. This year's address will be delivered by Rosemary Kayess (University of New South Wales) and will consider Disability as Human Diversity and the implications for Justice.
2014 JSI Seminar Series: Dr Dale Smith

6-8pm, Thu 30 October

As a part of the 2014 JSI Seminar Series, Dr Dale Smith will address the topic 'Statutory Interpretation, Meaning and the Content of the Law '.
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2nd Annual GAR Live Sydney
9am-6pm, Tue 11 November

Presented by Global Arbitration Review, the 2nd Annual GAR Live Sydney features a number of high profile speakers, including Professor Luke Nottage.
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2014 International Arbitration Lecture
Michael Hwang SC
6-9pm, Tue 11 November 

The 13th annual International Arbitration Lecture, presented by Clayton Utz and supported by the University of Sydney, will be held at the Federal Court's Sydney registry. This year's speaker is Michael Hwang SC, a Senior Counsel of the Supreme Court of Singapore and Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts, the topic is “Commercial Courts and International Arbitration – Competitors or Partners?”.
Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA) Conference

14-15 November

The 7th Biennial ALLA Conference is being held in Manly, Sydney on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 November 2014. The conference program, themed 'Under the Microscope: The Next Phase of Australian Labour Law?' will feature a keynote speech by Peter Gray AM, former Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.
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International Arbitration Symposium
3-5pm, Fri 14 November

AFIA and the University of Sydney are pleased to invite you to AFIA’s 39th International Arbitration Symposium, sponsored by Clifford Chance.
2014 Kevin McCann Lecture on Energy and Resources Law
Prof Kim Talus
6-7pm, Tue 18 November

Professor Kim Talus (University of Eastern Finland) will present the 2014 Kevin McCann Lecture on Energy and Resources Law on the topic "The legal and market challenges facing the energy sector in light of the Russia/Ukraine conflict".
Distinguished Speakers Program - Responsibility in Criminal Law
Assoc Prof Arlie Loughnan

6-7pm, Thu 20 November

Associate Professor Arlie Loughnan (Sydney Law School), will deliver a lecture titled: 'Responsibility in Criminal Law' as part of the 2014 Distinguished Speakers Program.
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2014 Australasian Ethics Network Conference
3-5 December

The 2014 Australasian Ethics Network (AEN) Conference will take place 3-5 December 2014 at the University of Sydney Law School. This year’s theme “How to facilitate research and future challenges” will challenge you to respond to the changing research ethics environment.
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Class of 1964 50 year reunion

It is with great pleasure that the organisers of the University of Sydney Law School Class of 1964 50 year reunion, Mr Kevin McCann AM and Mr David Bennett AC QC, invite their fellow 1964 classmates to join them for a celebration to mark 50 years since graduation.
2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Sydney Law School alumnus Justice Virginia Bell, AC QC (LLB 1977) will deliver the 9th Annual Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Lecture, entitled “Putting the Guidelines to Work”. Click here for further details including how to register for this event.
The Annual Australian Boat Race between the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne

The Australian Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne. Alternating between the Yarra River in the heart of Melbourne and on the Sydney Harbour, the race encapsulates the long-standing rivalry between two great cities and universities. It is a showcase event on each of the cities' iconic watercourses and 2014 is set to write the next chapter of the 150 year old rivalry between the two universities.
Prof John Romalis
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Insights Lecture: The World Trade System and Global Recessions

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences invites to you attend the next Insights Lecture at the University of Sydney. Professor John Romalis, Professor of Economics, explores the resilience of international trade in the recent global recession compared with the Great Depression. This time, the world trade system worked.
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On-time applications for the Sydney Juris Doctor (JD) for 2015 close 31 October 2014.
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The Sydney Institute of Criminology presents three upcoming courses through the Centre for Continuing Education.

The September 2014 issue includes Professor Anne Twomey on Indigenous constitutional recognition; articles on the principle of legality,  ASIC and the duty of fairness, phoenix activity and the liability of the advisor, and outlaw motorcycle gangs and secret evidence.
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