CCIL Events

44th Annual Conference

November 5-7, 2015
Ottawa ON

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Call for Proposals - Panels & Papers

   Due March 20, 2015

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Appel de propositions - Panels et documents

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CCIL Member Blogs

The following reproduces entries from blogs maintained by CCIL academics and practitioners and feeds from articles on CCIL Review.  The views expressed in these blogs are those of the author and not the CCIL.


Laval University - École d’été sur la justice internationale: crises et transitions 


Canadian Investment Law and Policy in the Global Context: Are we getting it right?



Canadian Investment Law and Policy in the Global Context: Are we getting it right?


Thursday, April 30th, 2015 

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Governor General II, The Westin Ottawa Hotel
11 Colonel By Drive

CIGI, in partnership with the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law and the University of Bern's World Trade Institute, are delighted to invite you to a public panel on Canada's foreign investment policy. 

The panel discussion will focus on understanding the options and challenges for Canada in developing an effective foreign investment policy and help inform public debate in Canada on these critical issues.


Eugene Beaulieu, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Calgary

Howard Mann, Senior International Law Advisor, International Institute for Sustainable Development

David Schneiderman, Professor of Law, University of Toronto

John Weekes, Senior Business Advisor, Business and Government International Trade Issue and Policy Advisor at Bennett Jones Ottawa 



Oonagh Fitzgerald, Director of the International Law Research Program at CIGI,

A reception will follow the panel discussion.

Please RSVP by Friday, April 24th, 2015


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Ontario Bar Association Event

The Ontario Bar Association is organizing an event on “Key Developments in International Investment Law and Investor-State Arbitration International Law” the morning of May 5th in Toronto (see here for more details).  

The program will provide participants with an understanding of key developments in international investment law, including investor-state arbitration. 

Speakers will cover key developments and issues under the NAFTA and new generation trade and foreign investment protection agreements such as the CETA, the Canada-China FIPA and the TPP.  Expert speakers from government, the private sector and academia will offer views on key investment law issues that are essential to understand for anyone practising or wishing to practise in the area. 


International Law and Domestic Policies Conference

A conference on “International Law and Domestic Policies” will take place from October 30-3, 2015 in Ankara, Turkey. 

The event is being organized in cooperation with the Canada-based Intercultural Dialogue Institute.

For more details about the conference, including regarding the call for papers, see here 


Invitation: ASIL Colleague Societies Breakfast - Thursday, April 9, 2015

ASIL’s Colleague Societies Initiative would like to invite CCIL Members attending the upcoming ASIL Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, to a breakfast the morning of Thursday, April 9, 2015. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Chantal Thomas, ASIL Vice-President, at