San Antonio 2005 Programs

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FCIL SIS Sponsored (or Related) Events at the AALL Annual Meeting

San Antonio, July 16 - 20, 2005

Scheduled Educational Programs and Workshop

  • Saturday, July 16, all day: W-3: New Vistas and Values for Europe: Strategies for Researching European Law. This is a one-day workshop with separate registration, and the second in a workshop series. 
  • Sunday, July 17, 10am: A-4: Treaty-making--Really , Part II 
  • Tuesday, July 19, 10:15am: G-5: Mexican Americans and the Law 
  • Tuesday, July 19, 4pm: H-1: Navigating the Maze of U.S. Treaty Research - Strategies for Finding Treaties, Treaty Actions and Interpretive Materials
  • Wednesday, July 20, 1:30pm: J-5: Researching International Marine Environmental Law. Link to this program's handout materials here.

A program not sponsored by the FCILS SIS but of potential interest to our members:

  • Sunday, July 17, 2:45pm B-4: The Law Library of Congress in the 21st Century: A National and Global Resource

Do not forget:

         FCIL SIS Business Meeting, Tuesday, July 19, 5:30-6:30pm
         Reception for Attendees from Abroad, Tuesday, July 19, 6:30-7:30pm
sponsored by Thomson Legal & Regulatory

Many FCIL SIS interest group meetings will provide presentations on substantive subjects. The AALL Handbook will not list these remarkable events and presentations, so please look for them!  

  • CIS and Eastern European Law Interest Group, Saturday, July 16, 2005, 4:15-5:15pm Featured speaker: Irma Aladashvili, Coordinator of the Law library and Information Centre for the Georgian Young Lawyer's Association in Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Membership Committee Meeting, Sunday, July 17, 12:15-1:15pm, Lucia Diamond, Chair
  • Education Committee Meeting, Monday, July 18, 2005, 10:15-11:15am, Dennis Sears & Stephanie Burke, Co-Chairs
  • African Law Interest Group Business Meeting, Sunday, July 17, 2005 5:30-6:30pm New Developments in African Legal Systems: Ghana. Speaker: Victor Essien, International Law Librarian & Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School, and African Law Interest Group Chair.  
  • Strategic Plan Implementation Committee Meeting, Sunday, July 17, 5:30-6:30pm Jean Wenger, Chair
  • Publication Committee Business Meeting, Monday, July 18, 2005, 9:00-10:00am  Selectors of Foreign Law in Foreign Languages. Anne Burnett, Reference/Foreign & International Law Librarian at the University of Georgia Law Library, Linda Tashbook , Foreign International Comparative Law Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh Barco Law Library, and Dan Wade, Associate Librarian for Foreign & International Law and Lecturer at the Yale Law Library will moderate a gathering of foreign law librarians and librarians in charge with acquisition of foreign law in the entire country. The meeting is being sponsored by the Northeast Foreign Law Librarians Cooperative Group.
  • "The Executive Committee Presents," Monday, July 18, 5:15-6:15pm  Introduction to Latin American Legal Systems.  Speakers: Professor Stephen Zamora and Assistant Professor Antonio Gidi, both from Houston University. 
  • Electronic Issues Interest Group Business Meeting, Tuesday, July 19, 2005, 7:45-8:45am New  Portals to Foreign and International Law. Speakers: Marylin Raisch, International and Foreign Law Librarian at Georgetown University Law Libraries and the IG Chair, Mirela Roznovschi, Reference Librarian for International and Foreign Law at New York University Law Library, Emily  Allbon,  Law Librarian from the City University, London, England (she received the Betty Moys Award 2004 for her work on a student legal portal at http://www.lawbore.net/) and other special guests!
  • Latin American Law Interest Group Meeting, Tuesday, July 19, 7:45-8:45am, Pedro Padilla-Rosa, Chair
  • Teaching Foreign and International Research Interest Group,Tuesday, July 19, 2005,11:45am-12:45pm  Panel on FCIL Librarianship. This session, moderated by Patricia A. Kasting, Reference Librarian at Hofstra University Law School Library and Mary Rumsey, Foreign, Comparative, & International Law Librarian at the University of Minnesota Law Library, will be devoted to a question-and-answer gathering on FCIL librarianship, aimed at people interested in becoming FCIL librarians or learning more about FCIL librarianship.
  • Clearinghouse for Internships and International Personnel Exchanges Meeting, Wednesday, July 20, 2005, 7:45-8:45am, David McFadden, Chair
  • Asian Law Interest Group Business Meeting, Wednesday, July 20, 2005, 12:00-1:00pm Looking Eastward: Researching Asian Trade Law. Speaker: Chenglin Liu, Adjunct Professor of Law, Foreign and International Law Librarian at the University of Houston Law Center, and the IG Chair.