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Institute of Air and Space Law Association
Association de l'Institut de droit aérien et spatial

The Institute of Air and Space Law Association was founded nearly half a century ago by Sheila Macbrayne, a graduate of the IASL’s third class in 1954. Ms. Macbrayne had the vision of celebrating the Institute’s unique character through an alumni organization that would serve as a vehicle for bringing together its global family.

Graduates interested in the Association should contact john [dot] saba [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr. John Saba) .

Asia Pacific Alumni(ae) Association

On March 23, 2003, the IASL Asia-Pacific Alumni(ae) Association was born at the Omni Hotel in Montreal. Prof. Setsuko Aoki of Japan was elected Secretary-General, and Senarath Liyanage of Sri Lanka was elected President. The first formal meeting and educational seminar was held in Sharjah, Dubai, on December 12-13, 2003, after the Dubai Air Show. The next meeting and international aviation conference was held in Dubai for November 26-27, 2005.

Interested graduates should contact aosets [at] sfc [dot] keio [dot] ac [dot] jp (Prof. Setsuko Aoki) .

European Alumni(ae) Association

Founded in 1988, the IASL European Alumni(ae) Association organizes meetings in different European venues every second year. Meetings have been held in Munich, Rome, Brussels, Cannes, Glasgow, Vienna, Amsterdam, Ljubljana and Zurich.

Interested graduates should contact p [dot] n [dot] ehlers [at] eep-law [dot] de (Dr. P. Nikolai Ehlers) .

You can also check out the European Alumnae and Alumni web site for more information.

Latin American Alumni(ae) Association

In 2002, a group of Latin American IASL graduates established the IASL Latin American Alumni(ae) Association on June 27, 2002 at an inaugural meeting at the Jockey Club of Bogota, Colombia where Juan Carlos Salazar was selected President.

Interested graduates should contact jsalazar [at] aerocivil [dot] gov [dot] ca (Juan Carlos Salazar) .

North American Alumni(ae) Association

In 2004, McGill alumni met in Santa Monica, California, to establish the IASL North American Alumni(ae) Association.

Interested graduates should contact jserrao [at] olemiss [dot] edu (Prof. Jacqueline Serrao) .

McGill Air & Space Society

The Society was born with a luncheon on Wednesday, December 17th. That, of course, is the Centennial Anniversary of the Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk, NC. Dr. Assad Kotaite, President of the ICAO Council, gave the keynote address at the inaugural luncheon, which shall be remembered as an historical event.

We at McGill hope to serve the Montreal aviation community by providing a forum to bring the community together for lunch monthly.This club is a marvelous forum for exchanging ideas, meeting old friends, and making new ones, while listening to an interesting speech over lunch.

For the Society's upcoming events, please refer to the IASL events page.

Graduate Law Students' Association (GLSA)

The Graduate Law Students' Association (GLSA) came into existence on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 with the unanimous adoption of its constitution by the graduate students. It got its recognition from the Post Graduate Students' Society (PGSS) on August 3, 2005. Upon admission to the Faculty of law, a graduate student automatically becomes a member of the GLSA.