Practical Aspects of International Boundaries and Sovereignty Disputes


Day 1: Monday 5 June 2017
08h:30 to 09h00Registration and coffee
09h00 to 09h10Welcome from Richard Schofield and Robert Volterra
09h10 to 09h20Opening address
Iain MacLeod (Legal Adviser, FCO)
09h20 to 10h00Keynote speaker
Klaus Dodds (Royal Holloway University of London)
Geopolitics and Borders in the Polar Regions
10h00 to 11h30Panel 1
Brexit, Falkland/ Malvinas, Gibraltar and the future
11h30 to 11h45Coffee break
11h45 to 13h15Panel 2
Oil concessions and territorial definition
13h15 to 14h00Lunch
14h00 to 15h45Panel 3
Fences, borders and mobility
15h45 to 16h00Coffee break
16h00 to 17h30Panel 4
Whatever happened to our borderless world/ The state of borders in 2017
Day 2: Tuesday 6 June 2017
08h00 to 09h30Workshop
Technical aspects of outer continental shelf claims (Maritime Zone Solutions Ltd)
 Venue: King's College London's Strand campus

09h30 to 11h00Panel 5
Hydrocarbons and boundaries
11h00 to 11h15Coffee break
11h15 to 12h30Panel 6
Indigenous peoples and boundaries
12h30 to 13h30Lunch
13h30 to 15h00Panel 7
Transboundary pipelines
15h00 to 15h15Coffee break
15h15 to 16h45Panel 8
Borderlands and borderscapes
16h45 to 17h00Closing Remarks (Robert Volterra/ Richard Schofield)
Day 3: Wednesday 7 June 2017
09h00 to 12h00Workshop
Technical aspects of maritime delimitation (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office)