Conference Programme

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Tuesday 3rd September

Time

Event

Location

09.30-12.30

BACL & SACL Meeting
Refreshments for this session have kindly been provided by Intersentia.

Pentland Suite West/ JMCC

10.30-18.00

Registration and enquiry desk open

John McIntyre Conference Centre (JMCC) Foyer

12.30-14.00

Lunch and Publishers' Exhibition

JMCC Restaurant (Lunch)

JMCC Concourse & Marquee (Publishers' Exhibition)

14.00-15.30

Group A1 Subject Section Meetings

JMCC/St Leonards/ Abden House/ Old College

15.30-16.00

Afternoon Refreshments and Publishers' Exhibition

JMCC Concourse & Marquee

16.00-17.30

Group A2 Subject Section Meetings

JMCC/St Leonards/ Abden House/ Old College

17.30-18.30

Special Session for Criminal Justice: The Law Commission of England and Wales: Hate Crime

Salisbury/ JMCC

17.30-18.30

Early Careers Session

(Richard Hart, Blanaid Clarke, Jamie Lee, Lilian Edwards; chair Navraj Ghaleigh). Kindly sponsored by Hart Publishing Ltd.

Prestonfield Theatre/JMCC

17.30-18.30

Birks Book Prize Session

(Solene Rowan; chair Hector MacQueen). Kindly sponsored by Hart Publishing Ltd.

Holyrood Room/JMCC

Evening

Drinks Reception and Dinner

(Welcome from Vice- Principal Mary Bownes, Edinburgh University)

Playfair Library, Old College


Wednesday 4th September

Time

Event

Location

08.30-18.00

Registration and enquiry desk open

JMCC Foyer

09.00-10.30

Group A3 Subject Section Meetings

JMCC/St Leonards/ Abden House/ Old College

10.30-11.00

Morning Refreshments and Publishers' Exhibition

JMCC Concourse & Marquee

11.00-12.30

Plenary Session 1: The European Legal Academic Panel: Jan Smits and Richard Susskind; Rebecca Probert (Discussant), chair Nicola Wake (Chair)

Pentland Suite East/ JMCC

12.30-13.30

Lunch and Publishers' Exhibition

JMCC Restaurant (Lunch)

JMCC Concourse & Marquee (Publishers' Exhibition)

13.00-13.30

The Law Commission for England and Wales: consultation for the 12th programme of reform:

A presentation and discussion about effective strategies for getting your ideas, your research and your law reform priorities into the Commission's next programme. (Elizabeth Cooke)

Prestonfield/ JMCC

13.30-14.00

Poster Session Subject Section A

Marquee/ JMCC

13.30-14.00

Software Demonstration hosted by LexisNexis and Routledge

Pentland Suite East/ JMCC

14.00-15.30

Group A4 Subject Section Meetings

JMCC/St Leonards/ Abden House/ Old College

15.30-16.00

Afternoon Refreshments and Publishers' Exhibition, kindly sponsored by Wiley.

JMCC Concourse & Marquee

16.00-17.30

Plenary 2: Europe in Legal Practice

Panel: Sir David Edward (Chair), Alison Brimelow, Niamh nic Shuibhne, John Temple Lang and Nicolas Maulet

Pentland Suite East/ JMCC

19.00-Midnight

Annual Conference Dinner, including a toast to the SLS by Bruce Minto, Managing Partner Dickson Minto WS and Chair of Trustees, National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland


Thursday 5th September

08.00-18.00

Registration and Enquiry Desk Open

JMCC Foyer

09.00-10.30

AGM, Council Meeting

Prestonfield/ JMCC

10.00-10.30

Software Demonstration hosted by LexisNexis and Routledge

Pentland Suite East/ JMCC

10.30-11.00

Refreshments and Publishers' Exhibition

JMCC Concourse & Marquee

11.00-12.30

Group B1 Subject Section Meetings

JMCC/ St Leonards/ Old College

12.30-13.30

Lunch and Publishers' Exhibition

JMCC Restaurant (Lunch)

JMCC Concourse & Marquee (Publishers' Exhibition)

13.30-14.00

Poster Session Subject Section B

Marquee/ JMCC

13.30-14.00

Software Demonstration hosted by LexisNexis and Routledge

Pentland Suite East/ JMCC

14.00-15.30

Group B2 Subject Section Meetings

JMCC/St Leonards/ Old College

15.30-16.00

Afternoon Refreshments and Publishers' Exhibition

JMCC Concourse & Marquee

16.00-17.30

Plenary 3:

Reinhard Zimmermann, "Damages in European Contract Law" (Wilson Lecture) George Gretton (Chair)

Pentland Suite East/ JMCC

19.00-20.30

Drinks Reception, including a welcome by Professor Kenneth Reid, Deputy Head of the Law School.

The reception has been kindly sponsored by Edinburgh Law School.

Edinburgh Castle


Friday 6th September

08.30-14.00

Registration and Enquiry Desk Open

JMCC Foyer

09.30-11.00

Group B3 Subject Section Meetings

JMCC/St Leonards/ Old College

11.00-11.30

Morning Refreshments and Publishers' Exhibition

JMCC Concourse & Marquee

11.30-13.00

Group B4 Subject Section Meetings

JMCC/St Leonards/ Old College

12.30-14.00

Lunch

JMCC Restaurant


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