Friday, 2 March 2018

09:00 am Registration
09:30 am Welcome addresses: The Europeanisation of Private International Law
  Prof. Dr. Jürgen Basedow
  Prof. Dr. Giesela Rühl
  Dr. Andreas Stein
1st part EUROPEANNESS OF LEGAL SOURCES
10:00 am The relationship between EU and international Private International Law instruments
  Speaker: Prof. Pietro Franzina
  Comment: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Basedow
10:45 am  Discussion
11:15 am  Coffee break
11:45 am The relationship between EU and Member State Private International Law
  Speaker: Prof. Johan Meeusen
  Comment: Prof. Dr. Jan von Hein
12:30 pm Discussion
01:00 pm Lunch break
2nd part: EUROPEANNESS OF COURT PRACTICE
02:00 pm The application of European Private International Law and the ascertainment of foreign law
  Speaker: Prof. Marta Requejo Isidro
  Comment: Prof. Paul Beaumont
02:45 pm Discussion
03:15 pm Coffee break
03:45 pm The application of European Private International Law and the role of national judges
  Speaker: Prof. Dr. Agnieszka Frąckowiak-Adamska
  Comment: Prof. Michael Hellner
04:30 pm Discussion
05:00 pm The application of European Private International Law and the role of national court systems
  Speaker: Prof. Xandra Kramer
  Comment: Prof. Pedro de Miguel Asensio
05:45 pm Discussion
06:15 pm End of day 1
07:30 pm Reception and dinner: Launch of the Encyclopedia of Private International Law
  By invitation of the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung; Location: Restaurant of the Harnack-Haus Berlin

 

Saturday, 3 March 2018

3rd part: EUROPEANNESS OF ACADEMIC DISCOURSE AND LEGAL EDUCATION
08:30 am National styles of academic discourse and their impact on European Private International Law
  Speaker: Prof. Sabine Corneloup
  Comment: Prof. Dário Moura Vicente
09:15 am Discussion
09:45 am Coffee break
10:15 am Overriding mandatory laws, public policy and European Private International Law
  Speaker: Prof. Dr. Marc-Philippe Weller
  Comment: Prof. Stéphanie Francq
11:00 am Discussion
11:30 am Legal education and European Private International Law
  Speaker: Prof. Dr. Thomas Kadner Graziano
  Comment: Prof. Gilles Cuniberti
12:15 pm Discussion
12:45 pm Lunch break
02:00 pm Panel discussion: The future of European Private International Law in theory and practice
  Prof. Paul Beaumont
  Prof. Gilles Cuniberti
  Prof. Dr. Eva-Maria Kieninger
  Prof. Johan Meeusen
  Prof. Marta Requejo Isidro
  Karen Vandekerckhove
04:00 pm Concluding remarks
  Prof. Dr. Jan von Hein