Conference on Experiential Learning and Innovations in Legal Education 2019

“We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” by John Dewey

At the celebration for its golden jubilee, the HKU Faculty of Law takes stocks of and reflects on what it has been doing in educating and training law students, with a particular focus on experiential learning and innovations. This one-and-a-half-day conference (18-19 October 2019) will draw on international and interdisciplinary expertise and experience with a view to provoking thoughts of participants and informing them of what we have to do differently to prepare our students for tomorrow. Speakers (in alphabetical order) include Professor Jeff Giddings (Monash University), Mr Dan Jackson (Northeastern University School of Law), Professor Peter Joy (Washington University School of Law, US), Dean Tania Leiman (Flinders Law School), Professor Paul Maharg (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University), Professor Daniel Rodriguez (Northwestern Pritzker School of Law); and award-winning HKU teachers in different disciplines. Please visit for more details.