About the Sponsors

Federal Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

The Federal Bar Association is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of attorneys involved in federal law. The Immigration Law Section, International Law Section and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association have each contributed to developing the conference. Citizenship is an essential aspect of federal law, in the United States and around the world, and this conference is created to study the issue in a variety of federal contexts.

Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center

Opened in 1962, the Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center holds the distinction of being the oldest continual U.S. university program in Italy. For the past three years, the John Felice Rome Center has been the home of PROLAW, an LLM program offered by Loyola School of Law. The program provides the specific knowledge and skills lawyers from a wide variety of countries need to become qualified and effective rule of law advisors. Rule of law expertise is especially critical in national and internationally sponsored initiatives in developing countries, countries in economic transition and countries recovering from violent conflict. All the international lawyers admitted to PROLAW are conference participants.

Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance

Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance of Stanford University

The Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance of Stanford University is a joint initiative of Stanford Law School and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. The Center was created to advance the understanding and practice of corporate governance in a cross-disciplinary environment where leading academics, business leaders, policy makers, practitioners and regulators can meet and work together. Personal citizenship as well as the role of the corporate citizen are areas of special interest at Stanford in this era of fast paced technology growth and global business development.

University of Notre Dame Keough School of Global Affairs and Rome Global Gateway

University of Notre Dame

Keough School of Global Affairs

The Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs is the first new school at Notre Dame in close to a century. The School will stand as a testament to Notre Dame’s commitment to internationalization, and to providing students with a truly global education. Through the Keough School, Notre Dame will prepare students for effective and ethically grounded professional leadership in government, the private sector and global civil society by engaging them in the worldwide effort to address the greatest challenges of our century: threats to security and human dignity that come in the form of crushing poverty and underdevelopment; failed governance and corruption; resource wars; civil wars; and other forms of political violence and human rights violations.

American University in Rome

The American University of Rome

The American University of Rome (AUR) is a degree-granting American university in Rome, Italy. The school was founded in 1969. Situated near the center of Rome on the Janiculum hill, Rome’s highest hill, the campus offers a spectacular view of the city. The university offers four master’s degrees (in Arts Management, Religious Studies, Cultural Heritage and Food Studies), ten bachelor’s degree programs and two associate degree programs. Of the ten undergraduate programs nine are Bachelor of Arts degrees. The Program of Business Administration offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. An Associate of Arts Degrees can be obtained in liberal arts and international business.