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 ALPS 4th Annual Meeting
April 26-27, 2013, to be held at 
University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.
With cooperation from Syracuse University College of Law 


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The ALPS 4th Annual Meeting will be held at University of Minnesota Law School, April 26-27, 2013. Our annual meetings attract over 100 participants, approximately one third of whom come from outside of North America and a number of whom do interdisciplinary work. 

Registration and paper/panel submission is available through the conference website or directly at The deadline for submitting papers and panels is March 1, 2013, but registration for the conference will continue to be available after that date. Please do not submit papers and panels after March 1, 2013 as part of your registration without having emailed Hari Osofsky, for permission to submit late. We will do our best to accommodate late submission requests, but can only guarantee that proposals submitted by the March 1, 2013 deadline will be able to be considered for the conference.

This year’s registration includes an option to register to attend without presenting and an option to submit complete panels in addition to individual papers. As in previous years, we will have both draft paper panels and early works-in-progress panels dedicated to brainstorming scholarship at its beginning stages. We also plan to support early-career scholars in their development and in connecting to mentors through the conference events. A discounted early registration rate of $145 is available until March 1, 2013; after that date, the registration rate is $175. 

We welcome papers on any subject related to property law and from a diversity of viewpoints. Property related topics areas can include but are not limited to:
Civil Rights & Inequality (including Race, Gender, Religion, Income, Disability, etc)/Critical Legal Studies 
Economics and Property Law 
Energy/Environment/Climate Change 
History of Property 
Housing/Urban Development/Mortgages and Foreclosure 
Indian Law/Indigenous Rights Law 
Intellectual Property • International Property Law/Human Rights and Property/Cultural Property 
Land Use Planning/Real Estate/Entrepreneurship 
Property Theory • Property and Personhood/Concept of Home
Takings and Eminent Domain • Teaching Property 

The ALPS 4th Annual Meeting has been planned to immediately follow a conference on Legal and Policy Pathways for Energy Innovation on April 24 and 25, 2013, sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences. That conference also is currently accepting paper and panel proposals and offers discounted registration to ALPS conference participants. 

We look forward to welcoming you to Minnesota! 

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If you need an official acceptance/invitation letter for funding purposes one will be provided when registration is open and you complete the registration.