17th Annual Conference on European Tort Law


The Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity for both practitioners and academics to discover the most significant tort law developments from across Europe in 2017. Experts from each of the many jurisdictions represented will present selected highlights from their contributions to the European Tort Law Yearbook, an annual volume which provides a comprehensive overview of legislative and judicial developments in tort law throughout Europe during the preceding year. (The Yearbook ‘European Tort Law 2017’ is going to be published in autumn 2018.)

The national reports will be followed by an overview of EU law developments and a comparative, concluding summary, which will critically assess the most important trends and issues to emerge. Thursday evening sees the Conference begin with an opening lecture, to be delivered by Pierre Widmer (Bern), and it concludes with a Special Session on ‘Non-Contractual Liability for Railways, Busses, and Airplanes’ on Saturday morning. The Conference provides many and varied opportunities for discussion and debate, both during the formal proceedings and the breaks and informal events.

April 5 to 7, 2018 | Vienna (Austria)

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