Kuala Lumpur

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4th- 8th December 2011

 Programme        Programme [doc]
- as at October 19 2011


The Annual Course on International Law Librarianship is the Association's main meeting and educational event of the year.  There are three main themes this year building on the increasing importance of Malaysia on the world stage:

There are three main themes:

  • Global Legal Issues
  • Malaysian Law
  • Malaysian Libraries (with special emphasis on law libraries)

Speakers will include eminent legal academics, scholars, and law librarians from the region.


Registration Form [pdf]

Important deadlines

Early Bird Registration begins: 18 July 2011

Early Bird Registration Deadline: 30 September 2011 

Registration Closes: 31 October 2011



The association Annual Meeting is being held for the first time in Malaysia.  Malaysia is a multi-racial and multi-cultural melting pot with a cosmopolitan population made up of Malays, Chinese, Indians and numerous ethnic groups. Here, one can experience a wealth of cultural and racial diversity that is both colorful and unique and the legal system reflects that diversity. The conference will be held in the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur.



From Kuala Lumpur Airport there are Airport limo and budget taxis readily available at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and alternatively delegates can take the KLIA Express and KLIA Transit (also known as Express Rail Link or ERL) the fastest modes of transport connecting the airport to the KL ‘Sentral’ station, the main transportation hub in the city.

KLIA Express
KLIA Airport Limo

There is a network of light rail transit systems in Kuala Lumpur. The University has its own stop, only four stops from KL ‘Sentral’ on the Putra LRT line. The hotels listed above are served by the light rails system as described on their websites.

Visa Information

Visa information is available at World Travel Guide

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There will be a traditional Malay dance on the opening evening performed by the University cultural team. Sightseeing and excursions will be at Malaysian landmarks: the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the Petronas Twin Towers, the National Bird Park, Batu Caves and Hindu Shrine, and the federal administrative city of Malaysia, Putrajaya, a new ‘intelligent garden city’. The schedule also includes visits to law libraries: University of Malaya Law Library, Attorney General’s Chambers Library, Palace of Justice Library and the National Library Malaysia


The IALL Board and membership would like to thank the sponsors for their generous support in making this meeting possible. A complete list of the sponsors and exhibitors is available here.



The conference venue is at the Auditorium Tun Mohamed Suffian, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya. The host institution, University of Malaya, is the oldest university in Malaysia and the first to open a law school. The university is located close to the city center and the accommodations for delegates.

The refreshment breaks and the publishers exhibitions will be at the foyer of the faculty building.


The selected hotels are in the Petaling Jaya area of the city, quite close to the large University campus. Please mention IALL 2011, University of Malaya in order to benefit from the discounted rates.

Armada Hotel

Hilton Petaling Jaya Hotel

Crystal Crown Hotel

Shah’s Village Hotel - Email:

Hotel Singgahsana


Local Organizing Committee

Chair:  Harvinder Kaur

Senior Information Resource Assistant

Lincoln Resource Center

Tel No. 60 012 2644162

Fax No. 603-7967 6513


Co Chair:  Janaki Sinnasamy

Deputy Chief, Library, University of Malaya

Tel . No. 603-79673206

Fax. No. 603-79573661


Ratnawati Mohd Amin

Head, Law Library University of Malaya

Tel . No. 603 79676515

Fax. No. 603-79676513


Dr. Mary George, Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya


Board Liaison


Uma Narayan
Chief Librarian
The Hon'ble Judges Library
Bombay High Court
Mumbai- 400032
TEL: +91-22-22704756



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Pre & Post Conference Tours                                                 

The University of Malaya travel agent named UC Travel (Koperasi Kedai Buku University Malaya Sdn Bnd) also offers and arrange affordable local tour packages.

For Further information and request for tour packages please contact UC Travel staff directly:

Mrs Jalina -
Ms Sufiah -
Ms Fatehah -
Tel: 603 79673429/ 79572612
Fax: 603 79561502

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