2008. Academic conference "The Spirit and Interpretation of the CISG", Organized by the Steering Committee for the CISG Tokyo Congress and the Institute of International Commercial Law of the Pace University School of Law, University of Tokyo (16 November 2008) [Presentations by Pilar Perales Viscasillas, Article 7 and uniform interpretation of the CISG; Albert H. Kritzer, Researching the CISG; Loukas Mistelis, Conformity of Goods under the CISG; Ingeborg Schwenzer, The Right to Avoid the Contract; John Y. Gotanda, Calculating Damages under the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods; Alejandro Garro, Exemption of Damages under Article 79 CISG]

Accompanied by the proceedings of the Practitioner's seminar "Practical Implications of the CISG", Japan Federation of Bar Association Building (17 November 2008) [Presentations by Hiroo Sono, Overview of the CISG; Ingeborg Schwenzer, The CISG in a Globalized World (explaining why to choose CISG in a sales contract is better than domestic law); Jan Ramberg, CISG and Incoterms; Loukas Mistelis, Arbitration and the CISG; Claude Witz, Contracts and Notices in the CISG: Advice for drafters]