International and Comparative Law

Academy's 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Academy's 50th Anniversary Celebration and Worldwide Reunion


Plano, Texas, USA

Past Event

Academy of American and International Law
at The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

Please plan to join us next June. And please contact Steve Singleton if you think you might come to the Reunion.


An Academy Birthday Party and a Worldwide Reunion in Texas

In the year 2013, the Academy of American and International Law reaches a milestone that is seldom accomplished – its 50th birthday! You are cordially invited to join colleagues from around the world for this great event.

Reunion Schedule

Download the Schedule (pdf)

For more details, download the online schedule.

Sunday, June 16

2:00 p.m. - Pre-Reunion Reception at The Center for American and International Law with local hosts.

6:00 p.m. - Welcoming Dinner Reception at The Center.

Monday, June 17

9:00 a.m. - The Annual Symposium on Global Markets begins. Alumni who attend the reunion may attend the Symposium for no additional charge.

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12:15 p.m. - Luncheon and a chance to visit with classmates.

6:00 p.m. - Reception and dinner featuring Jack Balagia, General Counsel of Exxon Mobil.

For spouses and guests attending the reunion, we are planning a shopping expedition during the day on Monday.

Tuesday, June 18

9:00 a.m. - The Symposium on Global Markets continues.

12:30 p.m. - Storey Award Luncheon, honoring Academy alumnus Lilia De Lima of the Philippines.

5:00 p.m. - Symposium ends.

Spouses and guests may visit Dallas museums during the day on Tuesday, including a visit to the Sixth Floor Museum, which commemorates the life and death of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

6:00 p.m. - Reunion dinner at South Fork Ranch.

Wednesday, June 19

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Reunion Group Tour of Fort Worth, including lunch and a visit to the Stockyards.

7:00 p.m. - Concluding dinner at the home of Mark and Jane Smith

During the Reunion, you will have opportunities to meet with others in attendance from your Academy class.

Thursday, June 20

If you wish to attend the Transnational Arbitration Workshop, please register separately for it.

There will be an additional charge but at a reduced rate.

Hotel Information

Hyatt House / 4900 Edwin Lewis / Addison, TX 75001 / +1.972.661.3113

  • Check-in as early as Fri Jun 14, 2013
  • Check-out no later than Fri Jun 21, 2013
  • Make your reservation no later than Fri May 31, 2013 for this special rate.

Hyatt House is conveniently located in the heart of the North Dallas business corridor, just minutes from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Love Field Airport and an easy drive to Plano. Each one-bedroom suite comes with a living room, full kitchen and private bedroom. Dedicated work space and high-speed internet access is provided. Complimentary grocery delivery service makes mealtime easy, or you can choose from dozens of restaurants within a five-minute drive. A breakfast buffet features hot items daily and complimentary beer/wine and non-alcoholic beverages are available Monday-Thursday at Hospitality Hour 5:30 to 7:00pm.

One-Bedroom Suites: In addition to the separate bedroom with its own bath, walk-in closet and TV, the suite offers a living area with sofa, TV and VCR as well as a fully-equipped kitchen. The suite also has a dedicated work space including a full-size desk, dual-line phone, voice mail, and high-speed internet access.

Registrants should contact the hotel directly by May 31st, 2013 and advise them you are attending the CAILAW "ACADEMY ALUMNI" to obtain the reduced rate of $99 per night (plus 13% occupancy tax).

Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center / 7121 Bishop Road / Plano, Texas 75024

  • Check-in: Fri Jun 14, 2013
  • Check-out: Fri Jun 21, 2013
  • Special rate available until: Fri May 31, 2013

Book a room at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center for $149.00 per night (plus occupancy tax) or call Marriott Reservations at 1-800-228-9290 and mention The Center for American & International Law Symposium.

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