International Law and Trade Conference (ILTC)

Date: September 3-5, 2008
Place Prague, Czech Republic

The Conference, organized by the International Association of IT Lawyers provides an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from different backgrounds to dialogue on important issues relating to international law, trade, commerce, and information technology. We invite contributions on related topics, including but not limited to:

WTO agreement and related matters

Financing and Money Laundering

Environment, Sustainable Development and Trade

Illicit Transfers of Cultural Property

Foreign Investment

State Intervention in Trade

Globalization, National Identity and Free Trade

Trust & Corruption

Transcending Cultural Barriers in Trade

Tourism and Trade

Democracy and Trade

Taxation, Business and Finance

Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments

Internet law & E-Commerce

Privacy and Data Protection


E-government and Procurement

Business and Finance

Maritime Law & International Transport

Media Law

Int’l Arbitration, Mediation, & Dispute Resolution

Sports Law

The conference committee is seeking submissions of papers for oral presentations at the conference. Submission papers are classified into 2 categories:

  • Full paper:  These papers will be peer reviewed by members of the program committee and other independent reviewers (where necessary) and will be published under a non-exclusive copyright agreement in international journals and conference proceedings.  Previously published peer-reviewed papers will also be considered, provided the author (s) are granted license from the publisher and publication information are noted in the article.
  •  Short papers, including case studies, research in progress, or industry practices, are also welcomed as a basis for oral presentation and comment. 

All accepted papers will be published in leading international journals. 
Authors must provide about 150 word abstract. There is a maximum page limit of 15 pages (single-spaced) for full papers; however, it is anticipated that submissions will be between 4500 and 6000 words.  For full papers submitted for peer review, identifying information should be removed. Please send in a separate Word attachment the following information: Title, Affiliation and Author's Name.
When preparing your final version of the manuscript, please ensure that you use the conference template. 

Send submissions by electronic mail in a Word document to:

Submission Deadline for Full Research Papers:
August 7, 2008
Submission Deadline for Abstract Presentations: August 15, 2008
Notification of Acceptance: August 10, 2008
For papers submitted before the deadline, authors will be notified 7 days after submission
Final Camera-Ready (Proceedings) Version and Registration: August 15, 2008

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