IBA Annual Employment and Discrimination Law Conference

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IBA Annual Employment and Diversity Law Conference

3-5 April 2019 The Westin Paris - Vendôme, Paris, France


A conference co-presented by the IBA Employment and Industrial Relations Committee and the IBA Diversity and Equality Law Committee

The 2019 conference theme is 'Employment law in difficult times.' The conference will cover a wide range of current and emerging employment and diversity law issues, from both a regional and global perspective, as well as providing excellent networking opportunities with employment lawyers from around the world.

Session topics will include:
  • Communications in crisis management
  • Incentive compensation following dismissal
  • Dealing with difficult questions under cross-examinations in employment litigation
  • Directors’ liabilities and responsibilities, and how employment lawyers should deal with them
  • Implementing ethics and compliance regulations in multinationals
  • Role of unions and works councils in a globalised world
  • Artificial intelligence bias and data transparency in the workplace
  • Worker classification: challenges of outdated legislation
  • Sexual orientation and gender transition primer: practical guidance on proactive and appropriate handling of transition-related issues
  • Preventing and managing harassment claims in the #MeToo Era: The responsibilities of senior managers and HR professionals operating a gender-balanced workforce

Speaker opportunities

If you would like to be considered as a potential speaker at this specialist conference then please contact the relevant Chair / Co-chairs in the Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee and the Diversity and Equality Law Committee with your request; please send your bio together with information on your qualification and expertise on the topic.

Headline conference sponsor

L&E

Headline social event sponsors

CMS
Littler
Marvan

Welcome reception (3rd April) sponsor

Heuking

Reception and dinner (4th April) sponsors

Ayache
Galion
Proskauer

Closing reception (5th April) sponsors

Flichy
Seyfarth

Refreshment break sponsor

Beitan

Conference luncheon sponsor

Ogletree

Exhibitor

L&E

Conference Supporters

Lanyard sponsor