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16th Annual Conference on European Tort Law

From April 20 to April 22, 2017, the 16th Annual Conference on European Tort Law was held in Vienna. The Conference provided practitioners and academics alike with the opportunity to learn about the most significant tort law developments in Europe in 2016. Experts from across the continent presented highlights from their contributions to the Yearbook, European Tort Law 2016, which will be published in autumn 2017. An overview of developments in EU law was also  provided and a concluding summary identified and assessed the most important emerging trends.

The Conference began on Thursday evening (April 20, 2017) with an opening lecture by Willem van Boom. The Conference concluded with a special session on "Climate Change and Environmental Liability" on Saturday morning (April 22, 2017) with lectures by Martin Spitzer, Bernhard Burtscher, Philip Sutherland, and Monika Hinteregger.