DCU School of Law and Government hosts IALT Annual Conference

Dublin City University's School of Law and Government is pleased to host the 2023 Annual Conference of the Irish Association of Law Teachers. The event will take place at St Patrick’s Campus, DCU, on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 of November 2023.

The theme of the conference is Ireland in the EU at 50. The Plenary session on Saturday 11 November will be a moderated panel discussion on the theme of the conference. Confirmed speakers for the plenary include Rory Montgomery (Trinity College Dublin, formerly Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and Lisa Claire Whitten (Queen’s University Belfast) and Colm MacEochaidh (Judge of the General Court of the European Union).

Call for Papers

The IALT conference is famous for its friendly and supportive atmosphere. Many speakers use the opportunity to present work in progress. The Council of the Irish Association of Law Teachers welcomes papers on all areas of substantive and procedural law and on any issue relating to legal education. Presentations are not restricted to the theme of the conference, although abstracts engaging with the theme are of course also welcome. Participants are also encouraged to propose panels addressing specific themes in any area of law or law teaching.

Abstracts (300 words maximum) should be submitted via this link by Thursday 21 September 2023.

More information about the conference, including how to register, is on the IALT website.