Professional Learning and Community Engagement

9 September 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 Sydney Juris Doctor (JD) Information Session
6-7pm, Wed 17 September

We invite you to attend a special information session on Sydney Law School's Juris Doctor intake for 2015. The Sydney Juris Doctor (JD) Information Session is designed to help you find out more about admission requirements, exclusive features, fees and scholarships.
Distinguished Speakers Program: Consumer Protection and Free Trade Agreements

Prof Luke Nottage

6-7pm, Wed 24 September

Dr Luke Nottage (Sydney Law School), will deliver a lecture titled: 'Consumer Protection and Free Trade Agreements' as part of the 2014 Distinguished Speakers Program.
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2014 Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) conference

Tuesday 30 September - PG Conference
ANZSOC Conference  - 1-3 October 

The 27th annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) conference will be held at Sydney Law School from 1 - 3 October 2014. This year's conference 'Testing the Edges; Challenging Criminology' will highlight cutting-edge criminological research being conducted in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally.
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2014 Annual Workshop on Chinese Law

3-4 October

This workshop will convene six panels of leading specialists from China, Australia and elsewhere to address a broad variety of issues in the latest development in China's rule of law, constitutionalism, judicial reform, human rights, civil law and justice, corporate and securities law, economic regulation, foreign trade and investment and the Chinese perspectives on international law.
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Ross Parsons Law and Business Series: Contemporary Issues for General Counsel
6-7.15pm, Wed 8 October

In this 2014 Ross Parsons Law & Business seminar series, Brian Salter, General Counsel - AMP and Julie McPherson, Group General Counsel/Company Secretary - Amcor Limited will address 'Contemporary Issues for General Counsel'. Commentary will be provided by Ron Barusch (former mergers and acquisitions lawyer with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP).
2014 Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture

The Hon. JD Heydon AC QC

6-7.30pm, Wed 15 October

In the 2014 Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture, the Honourable J D Heydon AC QC will present on the topic is the weight of evidence material to its admissibility?
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Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA) Conference

14-15 November
Early bird rates close 26 September

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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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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2014 Sydney-China Business Forum – early bird registration close soon!

The Sydney China Business Forum has become one of the leading events focusing on business interactions between Australia and China.
University of Sydney China alumni reception in Shanghai

This year’s University of Sydney China alumni reception will take place in Shanghai. The event offers an important and unique networking opportunity and all University of Sydney alumni are invited to attend.
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Did you receive your copy of the winter edition of JuristDiction?

Sydney Law School’s magazine for alumni and the legal community was recently sent out to all Sydney Law School alumni along with the University’s SAM.
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