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Wednesday, April 9th
9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

Claudio Grossman, American University Washington College of Law

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Soft Skills Are The New Hard Skills: Developing Global Competencies

Kathleen Ambrose, Siemens
Nancy Beer Tobin, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
James Denvil, Hogan Lovells
Rachel Gordon, American University Washington College of Law
Astrid Schmidt-King, George Washington University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

11:10 AM

Converging Trends in Legal Education: Globalization Meets Experiential Education

Raquel Aldana, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Linda Carter, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Hannah Garry, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Fatma Marouf, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

11:10 AM - 12:40 PM

12:40 PM

Keynote Address

Robin Lerner, U.S. Department of State

12:40 PM - 2:10 PM

2:10 PM

Rethinking Overseas Legal Experiences from the Top Down and Bottom Up

Amy Sugin, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Colleen Graffy, Pepperdine University School of Law
Adam David Dubin, Universidad Pontificia Comillas

2:10 PM - 3:40 PM

3:50 PM

International Perspectives: Preparing Young Lawyers for a Global Legal World

Alfredo Attie, Supreme Court of São Paulo
Daniel Mitterhoff, China-Mekong Law Center
Eyal Benvenisti, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law

3:50 PM - 5:20 PM

Thursday, April 10th
9:00 AM

Embrace Change by Embracing the Library!

Alison Shea, Fordham University School of Law
Stephen Young, Catholic University School of Law

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:40 AM

Embracing Change in International Program Planning: Strategies for Financing International Programs in Times of Economic Turbulence

Diane Penneys Edelman, Villanova University School of Law
Toni Jaeger-Fine, Fordham University School of Law

10:40 AM - 12:10 PM