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16th Annual Conference on European Tort Law

From April 20 to April 22, 2017, the 16th Annual Conference on European Tort Law will be held in Vienna. The Conference will provide practitioners and academics alike with the opportunity to learn about the most significant tort law developments in Europe in 2016. Experts from across the continent will present highlights from their contributions to the Yearbook, European Tort Law 2016, which will be published in autumn 2017. An overview of developments in EU law will also be provided and a concluding summary will identify and assess the most important emerging trends.

The Conference will begin on Thursday evening (April 20, 2017) with an opening lecture by Willem van Boom. The Conference will conclude with a special session on "Climate Change and Environmental Liability" on Saturday morning (April 22, 2017) with lectures by Martin Spitzer, Bernhard Burtscher, Philip Sutherland, and Monika Hinteregger.

The Conference will provide ample opportunity for discussion and debate, both in the formal proceedings and during the breaks.