Session details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C3.1, Convention Centre, Level 3

Session information

Planning for life after death: surrogacy and the status of frozen genetic material after death, property rights of the body and their impact on the laws of succession
Room C3.1, Convention Centre, Level 3


Family Law Committee (Lead)


The session will discuss reproductive rights in the global village, succession and property rights in regard to frozen genetic material after death, the entitlement to and status of frozen genetic materials after death and the right to procreate.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Barbara Connolly KC 7BR, London, England; Vice Chair, Family Law Committee
Joshua Rubenstein Katten Muchin Rosenman, New York, New York, USA; Membership Officer, Family Law Committee


Professor Rosalind Frances Croucher AM AM Australian Human Rights Commission, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Rahima Nato-Kalfane Cabinet BWG Associes, Paris, France; Officer, Family Law Committee
Stephen Richard Page Harrington Family Lawyers, Brisbane, Australia
Margaret Swain Esquire The Law Office of Margaret E. Swain/AAAA, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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