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Detailed Programme

  • AIJA meetings
  • Social events
  • Plenary sessions
  • Workshops, Working sessions
  • Tuesday 3 September
  • Wednesday 4 September
  • Thursday 5 September
  • Friday 6 September
  • Saturday 7 September
Time Session

13:00

Registration opens

Foyer

Parco dei Prinicpi Grand Hotel & Spa

10:00 - 13:00

AIJA Extended Bureau meeting

Ruspoli (Level A (-1 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

14:00 - 17:30

SCILL Public Speaking Crash Course (for speakers and moderators only)

Sforza A (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

17:30 - 18:15

Work Coordinators & Session Coordinators/ General Reporters' meeting

Pool bar terrace (Outdoor - lobby level)

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

18:15 - 19:15

Speed networking

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

19:30 - 21:00

Welcome reception

Pool bar - Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Sponsored by

SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY

The first day will be dedicated to the theme of ‘Sustainable Society’. Sessions will concentrate around societal challenges, including those related to environmental degradation (UN SDG Goal 13), economic prosperity (UN SDG Goal 8), social inclusion, gender equality (UN SDG Goal 5), industry, innovation and infrastructure (UN SDG Goal 9), urban environment (UN SDG Goal 11), or biodiversity loss (UN SDG Goal 15).

Time Session

07:00 - 08:00

Running for human rights

Departure from Hotel Lobby

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

08:00 

Registration opens

Foyer

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

08:00 - 09:00

AIJA Executive Committee meeting

Sfroza A (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

09:00 - 12:00

Plenary session #1 SUSTAINABILITY AND THE LAW: GLOBAL ACTION FOR PEOPLE AND THE PLANET

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel and Spa

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break & Exhibition

Farnese+Orsini+Ruspoli+Torlonia (Level A (-1 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

12:00 - 13:00

Meetings of AIJA Commissions

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Antitrust commission meeting

Sforza B+C

Level B-C (-2 floor)

International Business & Sports Law commission meeting

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici

Level B-C (-2 floor)

International Arbitration commission meeting

Fernandes

Level B-C (-2 floor)

Real Estate commission meeting 

Sforza D+E

Level B-C (-2 floor)

Skills, Career, Innovation, Leadership and Learning (SCILL) Commission meeting

Sforza A

Level B-C (-2 floor)

Transport Law commission meeting

Hospitality Lounge

Lobby Level

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch & Exhibition | First-timers' lunch

Farnese+Orsini+Ruspoli+Torlonia (Level A (-1 floor)) | Giardino d’Inverno (Lobby level)

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

13:00 - 14:00

UIA/ IBA/ IPBA/ ABA SIL lunch

Colonna (Lobby level)

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

14:00 - 16:00

Parallel workshops

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Workshop #1 CITIES OF THE FUTURE: LOCAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN A GLOBAL COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT

Presented by: Antitrust Commission; Transport Law Commission

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Workshop #2 LARGE-SCALE SPORT EVENTS IN TIMES OF MEGALOMANIA: BIGGER, BETTER, MORE EXPENSIVE. SUSTAINABLE?

Presented by: Sports Law Commission; Real Estate Commission; Environmental and Energy Law Commission

Sforza B+C (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Workshop #3 VULNERABLE WORKERS, MIGRANTS AND FAMILIES: PERSPECTIVES ON A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Presented by: International Private Clients and Family Law Commission; Labour and Immigration Law Commission

Sforza D+E (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Workshop #4 MAKING THE ENVIRONMENT GREAT AGAIN: NEW FRONTIERS FOR INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND STATE COURTS

Presented by: International Arbitration Commission; Environmental and Energy Law Commission

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici (Level B-C (-2 floor))

15:45 - 16:15

Coffee break & Exhibition

Farnese+Orsini+Ruspoli+Torlonia (Level A (-1 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

16:00 - 17:00

Meetings of AIJA Commissions

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets (BFCM) commission meeting

Sfrorza B+C

Level B-C (-2 floor)

Commercial Fraud commission meeting

Sfrorza A

Level B-C (-2 floor)

Environment & Energy Law commission meeting 

Hospitality Lounge (Lobby level)

International Private Clients and Family Law commission meeting

 
Sforza D+E(Level B-C (-2 floor))

Intellectual Property, Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (IPTMT) commission meeting

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici(Level B-C (-2 floor))

Labour & Immigration Law commission meeting

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

18:00 onwards

Bus transfers from the congress hotel to Parco della Musica

Departure from Hotel Lobby

Parco dei Prinicpi Grand Hotel & Spa

19:00 - 02:00

Opening Ceremony, Walking dinner & Afterparty

Auditorium Parco della Musica

SUSTAINABLE COMPANY

The second day will be all about key opportunities and challenges some industries face and how companies can strengthen current practices and mitigate risk to deliver meaningful and long-term contributions to a more sustainable planet. Critical issues, such as climate change (UN Goal 13), inequalities (UN Goal 10), securing resilient supply chains (UN Goal 8), or sustainable investing will be part of the schedule.

Time Session

07:00 - 08:00

Morning run

Departure from Hotel Lobby

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

08:00

Registration opens

Foyer

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

08:00 - 09:00

Corporate counsel breakfast (open to corporate counsel only/ upon registration)

Pauline 2 (Lobby level)

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

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09:00 - 12:00

Parallel working sessions

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Working session #1 SUSTAINABILITY IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY: IS GREEN THE NEW BLACK?

Presented by: Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Commission; T.R.A.D.E. Commission; Labour Law Commission; Environmental and Energy Law Commission

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Working session #2 THE GROWING ROLE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN M&A AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Presented by: Corporate and M&A Commission; International Business Law Commission; In-House Counsel Commission

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break & Exhibition

Farnese+Orsini+Ruspoli+Torlonia (Level A (-1 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

12:00 - 13:00

AIJA vice-presidential elections debate

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch & Exhibition

Farnese+Orsini+Ruspoli+Torlonia Giardino d’Inverno
(Level A (-1 floor) Lobby Level)

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

14:00 - 16:00

Parallel workshops

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Workshop #5 CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Presented by: Litigation Commission; Commercial Fraud Commission

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Workshop #6 FINTECH'S POTENTIAL ON THE ROAD TO SUSTAINABILITY

Presented by: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Commission; Insolvency Commission

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Workshop #7 RESPONSIBLE TAX FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Presented by: Tax Law Commission

Sforza B+C (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Workshop #8 SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH PERSONALISED MEDICINE: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

Presented by: Healthcare Interest Group

Sforza D+E (Level B-C (-2 floor))

15:45 - 16:15

Coffee break & Exhibition

Farnese+Orsini+Ruspoli+Torlonia (Level A (-1 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

16:00 - 17:00

Meetings of AIJA Commissions

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Corporate and M&A commission meeting

Sforza D+E (Level B-C (-2 floor))

In-house counsel commission meeting 

Hospitality lounge (Lobby level)

Insolvency commission meeting

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Litigation commission meeting

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Tax law commission meeting

Sforza B+C (Level B-C (-2 floor))

T.R.A.D.E. (Trade, Retail, Agency, Distribution, E-commerce) commission meeting

Sforza A (Level B-C (-2 floor))

17:00 - 18:00

National Representatives Committee meeting (former Membership Forum)

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

20:00 - 02:00

SUSTAINABLE LAW PRACTICE

The third day will address the transformation of the practice of law and how the Sustainable Development Goals can help law firms deliver their sustainability programmes and ambitions.

Time Session

08:00

Registration opens

Foyer

08:00 - 15:00

Roman outfit pick-up for Day out 

Sforza A (Level B-C (-2 floor))

09:00 - 12:00

Working session #3 BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL, SUSTAINABLE LAW PRACTICE

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Presented by: Skills, Career, Innovation, Leadership and Learning (SCILL)

10:30 - 12:00

Working session #4 HOW CAN WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE? LAW FIRMS AND SUSTAINABILITY

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici Level B-C ((-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break & Exhibition

Farnese+Orsini+Ruspoli+Torlonia (Level A (-1 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

10:00 - 12:00

AIJA Honorary Members' Meeting (followed by lunch)

Sforza B+C (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

12:00 - 13:00

AIJA meetings

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

Officers of the Commissions Committee (formerly Forum of the Commissions) meeting

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Human Rights Committee meeting

Gonzaga+Pallavicini+Medici(Level B-C (-2 floor))

12:00 - 12:30

Honorary Members: transfer by van to Honorary Members’ Lunch

Departure from Hotel Lobby

12:30 - 14:30

Honorary Members’ Lunch (+ transfer back to the Parco dei Principi Hotel)

Pierluigi Restaurant

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch & Exhibition

Farnese+Orsini+Ruspoli+Torlonia Colonna (Level A (-1 floor) Lobby Level)

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

13:15 - 14:00

Briefing: Day out group leaders

Pauline 2 (Lobby level)

14:00 - 15:30 

Academic Programme Committee (formerly Law Course Committee) meeting

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

15.30-15.45

Departure by bus to Day out

Departure from Hotel Lobby

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

16:30 - 02:00

Day out, Dinner & Afterparty

Cinecittà Studios

AIJA GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

The last day of the congress will start with a meeting of the  General Assembly followed by a meeting of the newly elected Executive Committee. The afternoon will be dedicated to the traditional AIJA Congress football match and a thematic city tour of the Eternal City of Rome. After a packed day of meetings, city tours and sport activities, join us for a playful, coloured evening at the gala dinner, with a ‘La Dolce Vita’ theme remembering the ’50-’60s in Italy.

Time Session

09:00

Registration opens

Foyer

10:00 - 12:30

AIJA General Assembly meeting

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

12:30 - 13:30

AIJA Executive Committee meeting

Fernandes (Level B-C (-2 floor))

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

14:15 - 17:00

Football match  

Salaria Sport Village - Departure from Hotel lobby (transfer by bus)

Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

14:30 - 17:00

Thematic city tours

Departure from Hotel lobby

15:00 - 16:00

Yog'AIJA

Villa Borghese Park (weather permitting)

18:00 - 18:30

Departure by bus or by foot to Gala Dinner

Departure from Hotel Lobby

18:30 - 01:30