The Annual Course on International Law Librarianship is the International Association of Law Libraries' main meeting and educational event of the year. The theme of the conference is Canada: The Cultural Mosaic and International Law. Topics will reflect Canada’s unique perspectives on international and domestic issues. Speakers at the sessions include top Canadian legal academics, scholars, legal practitioners and law librarians.
The conference will be held in one of the campuses of the University of Toronto –The Chestnut Conference Centre, located in the heart of downtown Toronto. On Wednesday the conference session will be held at York University’s newly renovated Osgoode Hall Law School.
Osgoode Hall Law School and Faculty of Law, University of Toronto are the leading law schools in Canada. Librarians at the Bora Laskin Law Library and the Osgoode Hall Law School Library are working collaboratively to host the 2012 IALL conference.
This is the first time the conference is being held in Toronto. Toronto is Canada’s largest city and one of the most multicultural in the world. “Nearly all of the world's culture groups are represented in Toronto and more than 100 languages and dialects are spoken”. Read more, here.