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Moot Trial

Moot Trial

Enjoy a moot trial where witnesses will be examined and cross-examined, and evidence introduced including computer-based accident simulations. At the end, the trial lawyers will be invited to explain their strategic and tactical approaches.

Passenger Rights

Passenger Rights

- Have the courts overstepped their jurisdiction in interpreting passenger rights regulation around the globe and does this ultimately benefit passengers as intended?
- What are the future prospects for passenger rights legislation in Europe and elsewhere?
- What is the legal exposure of air navigation service providers and airports as a result of flight delays, cancellations and denied boarding?
- What are the US regulatory rules on airline advertising of services and fares and where are they applicable?

Aviation Security: What About Facilitation?

- Do harassment, delay and inconvenience of the travelling public dampen demand for air transportation?
- What impact will Machine Readable Travel Documents [MRTDs] have on security facilitation?
- What is the future of registered or trusted traveller programmes?
- What are the cultural and privacy issues surrounding full body scanning?
- Are health concerns regarding security technology justified?

Chair: Jim Marriot - Chief Aviation Security Branch, ICAO

Speakers:

Aviation Security: Screening, More Screening and Screaming

- What are the new and emerging threats to civil aviation?
- Will enhanced security procedures further dampen passenger demand an threaten airline financial viability?
- What updates are needed to the Tokyo, Hague and Montréal Conventions to better address terrorism?
- What have the ICAO security audits revealed?
- How are the aviation insurance markets coping with terrorist risks?

Chair: Yaw Nyampong - Editor, Annals of Air and Space Law, McGill University

Speakers:

Moot Court Argument on Forum Non Conveniens

A Pre-Trial Moot Court Argument on Forum Non Conveniens

Should domestic courts hear claims for accidents arising in foreign jurisdictions?

International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Air Transport, Air law and Regulation, April 21-25, 2008, New Delhi, India

Entrance to the Radisson Hotel Delhi

The Institute of Air & Space Law hosted a Workshop and Conference on Air & Space Law, in collaboration with the Airports Authority of India, and the Center for Aviation Studies at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies.

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