Conference on the topic of ‘Aims of Tort Law’ on the 16th and 17th of October 2015 in the Old City Hall, Wipplingerstraße 6-8, 1010 Vienna, was organized by the Sino-European Private Law Forum (Yantai), the Institute for European Tort Law (ETL, Vienna) and the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL, Vienna)

The Conference on the topic of ‘The Aims of Tort Law’, which took place on 16th and 17th October 2015 in the Old City Hall, Wipplingerstraße 6-8, 1010 Vienna, was jointly organised by the Sino-European Private Law Forum, the Institute for European Tort Law (ETL) and the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL).

At the start of the Conference, Helmut KOZIOL (Vienna/Graz) presented an introduction into issues the project is dealing with. This was followed by five topics which were each analysed by a Chinese and a European presenter. The speakers were be CAO Xianfeng (Jilin), CUI Jianyuan (Beijing), GUO Mingrui (Yantai), WANG Cheng (Peking) and ZHANG Pinghua (Yantai) as well as Michael FAURE (Maastricht/Rotterdam), Monika HINTEREGGER (Graz), Ernst KARNER (Wien), Ken OLIPHANT (Bristol) and Alessandro SCARSO (Milan). The Conference provided ample opportunity for discussion and debate.

Pictures of the event are available here.