SIPS 2020, in Honor of Nobel Laureate, Prof. Ferid Murad
Nov 29 - Dec 3, 2020, Hilton Phuket Arcadia, Thailand

Abstract Submission Open! About 200 abstracts submitted from about 40 countries
Nine Nobel Laureates have confirmed their attendance: Profs. Dan Shechtman, Didier Queloz, M Stanley Whittingham, Konstantin Novoselov, Aaron Ciechanover, Avram Hershko, Kurt Wüthrich, Ferid Murad, Richard Roberts.
Abstract Submission

On Laws and their Applications for Sustainable Development (2nd Intl. Symp.)

Bio | CV | Publications

This major symposium is in honor of the distinguished work and lifetime achievements of Matthew M Nolan, attorney at law. Matthew focuses on international trade and investment law, trade agreement negotiations and disputes, unfair trade practices investigations, and relate international issues involving private sector and government international clients.

Matthew Nolan was born in Washington DC. He received a Bachelors degree in economics and political science from Tufts University, a Masters degree in international affairs and economics from the Elliot School of International Affairs of the George Washington University, and his juris doctor degree from Georgetown University Law School, Washington, DC.

In 1986, shortly after passing the bar, Nolan joined the law firm of Fulbright and Jaworski where he established an international practice with clients in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South Africa and other countries. Among other notable matters, Mr Nolan advised the Government of Canada during the North America Free Trade Agreement negotiations.

In 1998, Mr. Nolan moved his practice to the firm of Miller and Chevalier, Chartered, where he chaired the International Department from 1999-2005. During that period he managed a group of 40 professionals, and undertook several major client assignment, including representing Weyerhaeuser Company in the softwood lumber trade dispute with the United States, advising South African and Austrian companies In trade disputes involving steel products, and completed several anticorruption investigations for companies in the energy space.

In 2006, Mr. Nolan moved to his current firm, Arent Fox, LLP where he chaired the international trade practice from 2008-2015. During that period he represented the Government of Mexico in trade disputes and negotiations involving the united States and other countries, advised the Korean Government on issues related to the Korean US Free Trade Agreement, represented the Government of Argentina in successfully challenging the United States in a World Trade Organization dispute over beef, and represented several Canadian, Turkish, and Austrian clients in trade remedies actions. He has served on the Board of Advisors of the Elliot School of International Affairs (2001-2015) and the Board of the Canadian American Business Council.

Mr. Nolan is a frequent speaker on issues involving free trade and disputes, and the recent trend toward economic nationalism:


Mr. Nolan has also chaired a non-profit, World Partnerships, for many years. World Partnership’s mission is to break through national barriers by bringing together young emerging leaders in various professions (journalism, medical, antiterrorism, etc.) to engage, collaborate and find common themes of engagement. By promoting dialogue and education across national boundaries in a non-confrontational setting, World Partnerships hopes to enhance world understanding, decrease tension and conflict, and improve communications among emerging world leaders. https://www.worldpartnerships.org

A round table discussion open to everyone interested will be organized at a specific date and time during the symposium. It will be a platform for high level representatives of various industries, technologies, and academic disciplines to freely discuss and debate all topics of this symposium, and identify positive and efficient pathways towards sustainability in industrial practices, technologies, and research.

You are cordially invited to actively participate in this symposium by submitting and presenting a paper, or by attending the round table. We look forward to meeting you in Phuket, December 2020.

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Florian Kongoli
FLOGEN Technologies
Canada [Bio]
Malcolm .McNeil
Arent Fox
USA, [Bio]
Yoshihisa Hayakawa
Rikkyo U.
Japan, [Bio]