ICON·S 2017 Annual Conference
Copenhagen, July 5-7, 2017



Wednesday July 5th

Opening Remarks

Professor Gráinne de Búrca, NYU
Co-President, ICON-S

Professor Mikael Rask Madsen
Director of iCourts, University of Copenhagen

Keynote Address

Professor Bryan Stevenson
Equal Justice Initiative/NYU


Plenary Panel I: Global Economic Injustice

Professor Bhupinder Chimni
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

Professor Katharina Pistor
Columbia Law School

Professor Joseph H.H. Weiler

Moderator: Professor Erika De Wet, University of Pretoria


Evening: Parallel Panel Sessions


Thursday July 6th

Morning: Parallel Panel Sessions


Plenary Panel II: High Courts and Political Power: A Conversation with Three Prominent Jurists

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin
Supreme Court of Canada

Justice Marta Cartabia
Vice President of the Constitutional Court of Italy

Judge András Sajó
European Court of Human Rights

Moderator: Professor Ran Hirschl, University of Toronto

: Parallel Panel Sessions


Friday, July 7th

Morning: Parallel Panels Sessions


Plenary Panel III: International Courts in the 21st Century

President Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi
International Criminal Court (ICC)

Shaheed Fatima
Senior Counsel, UK

Professor Mikael Rask Madsen
University of Copenhagen

Moderator: Professor Phoebe Okowa, Queen Mary