Programme

DAY 1
MONDAY JUNE 25, 2018

Welcome
Professor Michael Hor
Dean of Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Opening Remarks
Professor Gráinne de Búrca, New York University Professor
Ran Hirschl, University of Toronto
Co-Presidents, ICON·S

Opening Address
The Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma
Chief Justice of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal

Keynote Speech
The Right Honourable the Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury
Former President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (Non-Permanent Justice of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal )

Plenary Panel 1: Diversity, Identity and Human Rights

Judge Navi Pillay
Commissioner for the International Commission Against the Death Penalty
Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Former Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and International Criminal Court

Professor Yash Ghai
Director of Katiba Institute, Kenya
Emeritus Professor of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Professor Eva Brems
University of Ghent

Chair: Professor Johannes Chan, The University of Hong Kong


DAY 2
TUESDAY JUNE 26, 2018

Plenary Panel 2: Courts and Democratization

Justice Ilwon Kang
Constitutional Court of Korea

Professor Kim Lane Scheppele
Princeton University Professor

Lin Tzu-Yi
Director & Distinguished Research Professor, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, Taipei

Chair: Professor Richard Albert, University of Texas School of Law


DAY 3
WEDNESDAY JUNE 27, 2018

Plenary Panel 3: Technology and Public Law

Professor Frank Pasquale
University of Maryland

Professor Karen Yeung
University of Birmingham

Professor Christopher Yoo
University of Pennsylvania

Chair: Associate Professor Cora Chan, The University of Hong Kong 

Closing Remarks

Professor Rosalind Dixon, University of New South Wales
Professor Lorenzo Casini, IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca
Incoming Co-Presidents, ICON·S