Several conferences this fall will address aspects of international and comparative family law: 

Information on the IV World Congress on Child and Adolescent Rights, to be held November 15-18 in San Juan, is available at; the call for papers and posters requires submission of an abstract by October 3, 2010. Previous Congresses were held in Venezuela (2003), Peru (2005) and Spain (2005).

The Academy of European Law is holding its Annual Conference on European Family Law on September 27 and 28 in Trier, Germany with a focus on cross-border divorce and family finances.

Catholic University of Milan is sponsoring the 5th Congress of the European Society on Family Relations from September 29 to October 2 in Milan, Italy; information is available at