Past conferences overview

Construction and Hospitality Disputes Post-Covid, October 15

Organisation: Professor Steven G. Shapiro and Dr. Shaheeza Lalani

Co-organized with CEDIDAC and  american university.png

PROGRAM

14.00

Welcome

14.20

The Rise and Impact of the Zoom Negotiation: Cross-Cultural Variations in Virtual Negotiations and Lessons from Covid by Professor Edoardo Agamennone, ChinaMed Business Program

 

Discussant: Ana C. Reyes, Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, D.C.

14.40

The Impact of Covid on the Legal Services Industry by Liz Roberts, General Counsel at Arbitration Place

 

Discussant: Dr. Elza Reymond-Eniaeva, Associate, Sedlex Avocats, Lausanne

15.00

Salient Considerations for Virtual International Arbitration Hearings in a Post-Pandemic Global Economy

 

by Karthik Nagarajan, Senior Associate, White & Case LLP, Washington, D.C. and James J. East, Jr., Associate at Baker Hostetler LLP, Washington, D.C.

 

Discussant: Michael Nolan, Arbitration Chambers, New York

Technology as a Vehicle to Enhance Arbitration: The Impact of Covid on Using Online Dispute Resolution by Aichell Alvarado, Sole practitioner, Legal Counsel


Discussant: Constance Bonzé, Research Consultant in Private International Law, BIICL, London / PhD Student, UNIL

15.20
 
15.40

New Landscape of Arbitration in View of Digitalization Process by Dr. Magdalena Łągiewska, University of Gdańsk, Poland, Dr. Katherine Simpson, Simpson Dispute Resolution, Michigan

16.00

Break

16.20

Lessons Learned in Arbitration During the Pandemic

 

by Bjorn Arp, Fellow, Center on International Commercial Arbitration, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C. and Edwin Nemesio, Attorney in Mexico, Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)-North America Branch, Dr. Katherine Simpson, Simpson Dispute Resolution, Michigan

 
16.40

An Institutional View of Online ADR by Helena Tavares Erikson, Senior Vice-President, CPR: The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Inc.

 

Discussant: Kevin Nash, Deputy Registrar and Centre Director, Singapore International Arbitration Centre

17.00

The Impact of COVID on the Use of International Arbitration: Challenges and Opportunities of Remote Hearings by Bahar Hatami Alamdari, Senior Lecturer, St. Mary’s University, London

 

Discussant: Benjamin W. Graham, Associate, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, D.C.

17.20

Covid-19 and the Changes to the Arbitration Landscape: Making a Case to Review the Fees of Arbitral Institutions for the New Normal by Bamikole Martins Aduloju, Senior Associate, Afe Babalola & Co., Nigeria

 

Discussant: Kevin Nash, Deputy Registrar and Centre Director, Singapore International Arbitration Centre

17.40

Discussion

18.00

End of Conference

 

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Conference on SOCIAL LICENSE AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES, 19 February 2021

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