The 2018 conference, themed “Public Aspects of Private Law”, will be held at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law on September 26-27, 2018.

Keynote Address by Professor Henry Smith, Harvard Law School.

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2018 Conference Program

Public Aspects of Private Law

September 26

2.00PM – Registration

2.30PM – Welcome remarks
Keynote – Henry Smith, Harvard Law School – Restating the Architecture of Property Law

4.00PM – Break

4.15 – Kalpana Sivabalah, University of Oxford Faculty of Law – The Modified Fiduciary Approach: A Framework for The Control of Public Power
Commentator: Richard Stacey, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Chair: Konstanze von Schütz, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

5.25PM – Break

5.40PM – Malcolm Lavoie, University of Alberta Faculty of Law – Governing the Cultural Semicommons: How Specialized Property Regimes Facilitate Indigenous Self-Government
Commentator: Avihay Dorfman, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
Chair: Eden Sarid, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

7.30 – Official Dinner

September 27

8.30AM – Registration

9.00AM – Matthew Seligman, Cardozo Law School – Personalized Choice of Private Law
Commentator: Chris Essert, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Chair: Maytal Gilboa, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

10.10AM – Break

10.20AM – Rasmus Grønved Nielsen, University of Copenhagen – Faculty of Law Administrative Contracts: Beyond the Private/Public Law Divide
Commentator: Angela Fernandez, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Chair: Joanna Langille, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law

11.30AM – Break

11.45AM – John Enman-Beech, University of Toronto Faculty of Law – Private Contracts, Public Conventions
Commentator: Gillian Hadfield, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Chair: Joanna Langille, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law

12.55PM – Lunch

2.55PM – Przemyslaw Palka, Yale Law School – With Great Power Came No Responsibility: Private-Public Relations between Users and Owners of Social Media Platforms
Commentator: Lisa Austin, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Chair: Matthew Marinett, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

4.05PM – Break

4.15PM – Natalie Davidson, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law – A Legal Realist Approach to Accountability for Gross Human Rights Abuses
Commentator: Anna Su, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Chair: Haim Abraham, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

5.25PM – Closing remarks

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Organizers and Advising Faculty.

Organizors

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