The 2021 Annual Conference and Meetings

Click here to download the Online ELI Annual Conference and Meetings 2021 agenda.

The ELI Annual Conference will take place online from 6–8 September 2021. The tentative programme can be accessed here.

The Conference will feature a series of webinars on ELI projects (both current and prospective), which span a number of areas of law, as well as welcome addresses and a keynote speech by distinguished Speakers, the ELI Young Lawyers Award, the SIG and Hub of the Year Awards, and a closing ceremony, where the Council elections results will be announced and the ELI Presidency handed over.

In addition, meetings of ELI bodies will take place between 31 August and 15 September 2021.

ELI Members received registration details for webinars and meetings over email.

For further information about the Annual Conference, please do not hesitate to contact the ELI Secretariat.

The Conference is supported by:

The University of Vienna

Founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365 the University of Vienna is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. With its long and rich history, the University of Vienna has developed into one of the largest universities in Europe, and also one of the most renowned. An extended Framework Partnership Agreement will see ELI receive further funding from 20192023.

European Union

Following the specific call for proposals aiming at establishing four-year framework partnership agreements with EU-level networks for 2018–2021 and Operating Grants for the respective years, ELI was selected for co-financing by the European Union. This year's Conference is supported under this scheme.

City of Vienna

The Vienna City Council sponsors certain public events in a bid to promote cultural diversity. ELI’s Annual Conference is one such sponsored event.


Interleges is a well-established and closely linked alliance of independent law firms with offices across the countries of the European Union, Eastern Europe, Middle East and America. One of the first networks of its kind, Interleges was created in 1989, and now includes firms in over 20 countries as well as correspondents approved by Interleges in many other countries.