The full conference programme is available here.
All conference sessions took place at Melbourne Law School except for the conference dinner on the evening of 12 July, which was held at the Great Hall at Ormond College.
The conference began on the evening of 11 July 2018, at 5.30pm, with a plenary session on executive power. The speakers were Lord Mance (UK Supreme Court) and Hon Mr Kenneth Hayne (formerly of the High Court of Australia). This was followed by a welcome buffet dinner at 7.00pm, held at the Law School
The 12th and 13th of July were full days and comprised of a mixture of plenary and parallel panel sessions. Proceedings began on the morning of 12 July with a keynote plenary featuring Professor Benedict Kingsbury (NYU) and Professor Cheryl Saunders (Melbourne), who addressed the subject of the globalisation of public law. Panels featuring doctoral and early career speakers were held at 8.00am on each of the 12th and 13th. The conference ended at 5.15pm on 13 July.
Morning and afternoon tea and lunch were provided on each of the 12th and 13th of July. The conference dinner was held at 7.45pm on 12 July at the Great Hall of Ormond College, one of the colleges at the University of Melbourne, and preceded with drinks at Ormond at 6.45pm. As is tradition, the winner of the Richard Hart Prize was announced at the conference dinner.