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The Department of State's Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL) will hold its annual meeting on developments in private international law on Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12, 2012 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be held at the Michael K. Young Faculty Conference Center, George Washington University Law School, 2000 H Street NW., Washington, DC 20052. The program is scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.
Time permitting, we expect that the discussion will focus on developments in a number of areas, e.g., international family law; federalism issues in implementing the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements; international contract law; developments in major PIL organizations; agricultural finance and food security; and simplified incorporation and other initiatives to promote the growth of microenterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises. We also expect to discuss possible future work in the PIL field and solicit suggestions in that regard.
Documents on these subjects are available at
Please advise as early as possible if you plan to attend. The meeting is open to the public up to the capacity of the conference facility, and space will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Persons who wish to have their views considered are encouraged, but not required, to submit written comments in advance. Those who are unable to attend are also encouraged to submit written views. Comments should be sent electronically to