Selected lectures, presentations and panel appearances 2009 – present (a complete list of presentations is available here).

Presentation, Investor-State Dispute Settlement im Rahmen der Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (Investor State Dispute Settlement in the Context of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), Europa-Kolleg-Hamburg, Hamburg / Germany, 14 July 2015.

Discussant, paper by Ugo Pagallo and Massimo Durante, The Pros and Cons of Legal Automation and its Governance, The Man and The Machine: When Systems Take Decisions Autonomously, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen / Switzerland, 26 June 2015.

Lecture, From Drones to Autonomous Weapon Systems: Legal and Political Challenges, Faculty of Law, University of Münster, Münster / Germany, 22 June 2015.

Lecture, Die Drohnen von Morgen: Die Debatte über Autonome Waffensysteme (Tomorrow’s Drones: The Debate on Autonomous Weapon Systems), Bucerius Law School, Hamburg / Germany, 18 June 2015.

Lecture, Konvergenzen und Divergenzen im internationalen Handels- und Investitionsrecht (Convergence and Divergence in International Trade and Investment Law), Institute for Economic Law, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle / Germany, 13 May 2015, available at https://youtu.be/0TboxRzIRiY.

Commentator, Panel on Modes of Liability – From Individual to Corporate Criminal Responsibility and Sentencing Penalties, International Criminal Law Expert Conference: The Potential Impact and Limits of the Criminal Jurisdiction of the African Court of Justice and Peoples Rights, Florida International University College of Law, Miami, FL, 20 March 2015.

Discussant, conference entitled The Ethics of Autonomous Weapons Systems, Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA, 21-22 November 2014.

Presentation, Investment Law’s Uruguay Moment, Reassessing International Economic Law and Development: New Challenges for Law and Policy, American Society of International Law/International Economic Law Interest Group (IEcLIG), Denver, CO, 14 November 2014.

Lecture, El Espacio Regulador Entre el Comercio Internacional y la Inversión Extranjera (Regulatory Space in International Trade and Investment Law), Aproximaciones Críticas al Derecho Internacional de la Inversión Extranjero: Desafíos para el Estado Regulador en América Latina (Critical Approaches to International Investment Law: Challenges for the Regulatory State in Latin America), Universidad de los Andes, Bogota / Colombia, 11 October 2014.

Lecture, El Derecho de la Inversión Extranjera como Derecho Publico (Foreign Investment Law as Public Law), Aproximaciones Críticas al Derecho Internacional de la Inversión Extranjero: Desafíos para el Estado Regulador en América Latina (Critical Approaches to International Investment Law: Challenges for the Regulatory State in Latin America), Universidad de los Andes, Bogota / Colombia, 9 October 2014.

Presentation, Investment Law’s Uruguay Moment, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth, TX, 8 October 2014.

Expert Testimony, Drones and Targeted Killings: The Need to Uphold Human Rights (hearing title), Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, Council of Europe, Strasbourg / France, 30 September 2014 (hearing report, committee report).

Presentation, Investment Law’s Uruguay Moment, Regulatory Challenges in International Economic Law: Convergence or Divergence? 4th Biannual Conference of the Society of International Economic Law, Bern / Switzerland, 11 July 2014.

Presentation, Private Standards and International Trade Law, Faculdade de Direito, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo / Brazil, 24 June 2014.

Presentation, Regulatory Space in International Trade Law and International Investment Law, Joint Research Seminar of the Escuela de Direito, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Escola de Direito, Sao Paulo and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo / Brazil, 10 June 2014.

Panelist, Autonomous Weaponry and Armed Conflict, 76th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association and 108th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Washington, DC, 10 April 2014, video available at https://youtu.be/duq3DtFJtWg.

Keynote Speech, Legal Aspects of Autonomous Weapon Systems, Multinational Capability Development Campaign (MCDC) Autonomous Systems (AxS) Seminar, Virginia Beach, VA, 29 January 2014.

Presentation, Same Cloth, Different Clothes: Re-Integrating Trade Law and Investment Law, Legal Environment of International Economic Governance: Present and Future, Southwestern University of Political Science and Law, Chongqing / China, 19 June 2013.

Discussant, Interdependent Public Goods and the WTO, Remarks on Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann’s “International Economic Law in the 21st Century”, Facultad de Derecho, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid,  Madrid / Spain, 6 June 2013.

Panelist, briefing for Special Rapporteur of the United Nations on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions on Technological, Ethical, and Legal Issues in the Development and Deployment of Lethal Autonomous Robotics, New York University School of Law – Global Justice Clinic, New York University School of Law, New York, NY, 21 October 2012.

Lecture, Comparative Law Methodology, University of New South Wales Law School, Sydney / Australia, 31 July 2012.

Lecture, Military Robotics and International Humanitarian Law, Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law – Law and War Seminar Series, Melbourne School of Law, University of Melbourne, Melbourne / Australia, 26 July 2012.

Panelist, Stretching and Squeezing Like an Accordion: Comparing the Requirement of Providing Policy Rationales in International Trade Law and International Investment Law, Regulatory Review by Trade and Investment Tribunals Panel, 3rd Biannual Conference of the Society of International Economic Law, Singapore, 14 July 2012.

Panelist, The Dehumanization of International Humanitarian Law: Legal, Ethical and Political Implications of Autonomous Weapon Systems, New Voices Panel, 106th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Washington, DC, 29 March 2012.

Lecture, Autonome Waffensysteme: Rechtliche, ethische und politische Überlegungen (Autonomous Weapon Systems: Legal, Ethical and Political Challenges), Vortragsreihe „Gegenwartsfragen des Völkerrechts“ (Lecture Series, “Current Topics in International Law”), Faculty of Law, University of Freiburg, Freiburg / Germany, available at http://www.jura.uni-freiburg.de/institute/ioeffr2/vortraege, 5 December 2011.

Lecture, Law Talk v. Science Talk: The Languages of Law and Science in WTO Proceedings, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv / Israel, 30 November 2011.

Panelist, Autonomous Weapon Systems: The Dehumanization of International Humanitarian Law, New Technologies, Old Law: Applying International Humanitarian Law in a New Technological Age, Minerva Center of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem & The International Committee of the Red Cross, Jerusalem / Israel, 29 November 2011.

Lecture, Militärische Drohnen und humanitäres Völkerrecht: Herausforderungen der fortschreitenden Autonomisierung von Waffensystemen (Military Drones and Humanitarian Law: The Challenges Posed by the Increasing Autonomy of Weapon Systems), Faculty of Law, University of Göttingen, Göttingen / Germany, 14 July 2011.

Presentation, Legal Perspectives and Regulatory Philosophies on Natural Monopolies in the United States and Germany, Regulation between Legal Norms and Economic Reality: Intentions, Effects, and Adaptation: The German and American Experiences, German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, 29 April 2011.

Presentation, Transnational Legal Communication 2.0: The Legacy of Supreme Court President Aharon Barak, Tulsa Law Review Symposium Honoring the Work of The Honorable Aharon Barak, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK, 26 March 2011.  

Panelist, Law Talk v. Science Talk: The Languages of Law and Science in WTO Proceedings, Yale Journal of International Law Young Scholars Conference & Junior International Law Scholars Association Annual Meeting, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, 25 February 2011.

Lecture, The Battlefield from Afar: Independently Operating Weapons System and the Law of Armed Conflict, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) & Changing Character of the War Programme, Oxford / United Kindgom, 15 February 2011.

Presentation, Law Talk v. Science Talk: The Languages of Law and Science in WTO Proceedings, International Economic Law in a Time of Change: Reassessing Legal Theory, Doctrine, Methodology and Policy Prescriptions, American Society of International Law International Economic Law Interest Group (IEcLIG), Minneapolis, MN, 20 November 2010.

Presentation, Situating the Private within a Transformative Public, Private Law Theory – A Workshop, XVIIIth International Congress of Comparative Law, Washington, DC, 28 July 2010.

Presentation, Taking Interdependence Seriously: Reassessing the Precautionary Principle in International Trade Law, American Society of International Law International Economic Law Interest Group (IEcLIG) Research Forum, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, 5 December 2009.

Presentation, WTO Members and ‘Private Regulation’: Attributing Private Conduct in the Framework of the WTO, Faculty Workshop, University of Auckland, Auckland / New Zealand, 30 October 2009.

Presentation and Panelist, Taking Interdependence Seriously: Reassessing the Precautionary Principle in International Trade Law, New Zealand Centre for International Economic Law: Trade Agreements: Where Do We Go From Here?, Wellington / New Zealand, 23 October 2009.

Presentation and Panelist, The Second Largest Force: State Responsibility and the Use of Private Military Firms, Cardozo School of Law: Obligation, Delegation and the Sovereign, New York, NY, 1 May 2009.