May 30. 2017 (Tuesday) 00:00
Regional Harvard Law School Association Conference

 30 May - 31 May, 2017

  Patron of the event: László Trócsányi Minister of Justice, Hungary

  Conference program:

 30 May, 2017

 Gala Dinner

Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

VenueHungarian Academy of Science (Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 9, 1051)

Opening Remarks by: Dr István Stumpf Judge of the Hungarian Constitutional Court

  Salvo Arena President of the Harvard Law School Association

31 May, 2017

Professional conference

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM

VenueCeremonial Hall of the Budapest Bar Association, Budapest, Hungary (1055 Budapest, Szalay utca 7.)

8.30 – 9.00     Guest arrival and registration

9:00 – 9:20     Opening Remarks by

David Kostelancik, Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States to Budapest
László Réti, President of the Budapest Bar Association
Salvo Arena, President of the Harvard Law School Association
Andrea Jádi Németh, President of the Harvard Club of Hungary

9:20 – 10:50 The relationship of international dispute settlement and EU law

Krisztián Kecsmár, Minister of State for EU and International Judicial Cooperation, Ministry of Justice

Dilemmas regarding languages in international dispute resolution

Tibor Várady, Professor Emeritus, Central European University - Legal Studies

Investor protection: a key to accelerate the Capital Markets Union

Marina Stefou, Parliamentary Adviser, European Parliament

 10:50 – 11:10 Coffee Break

 11:10 – 12:00 The future of regional trade agreements

Armand de Mestral, Professor Emeritus, Jean Monnet Chair in the Law of International Economic Integration, McGill University

 12:00 – 13:30  Lunch

 13.30 – 14:30 New Frontiers of Human Rights Law - from Harvard to Hungary

Lecture by  János Fiala Butora Director, Central Europe Program, Harvard Law School Project on Disability

Zsolt Körtvélyesi Research Fellow at Hungarian Academy of Science - Legal Studies

Katalin Sulyok Head of Department, Office of the Ombudsman for Future Generations

14.30 – 16:00   The Harvard legacy in Central Europe