The center has MOU’s with a number of international dispute resolution providers. Selected programs offered through these providers are noted below:
April 19—22 (Wednesday—Saturday)
19th Annual Spring Conference. Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111. Develop your skills, learn about the latest innovations in dispute resolution, and interact with colleagues and experts. The Section’s spring conference features excellent programming on mediation, arbitration, negotiation, ombuds, ODR, and specialty practice areas—both domestic and international. Whether you are new to dispute resolution practice or have been practicing for decades, the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference has something for you. For more information and to register online>>
March 2 (Thursday), 5 to 8 p.m.
Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Domestic Courts, hosted by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, 601 Lexington Avenue, 31st floor, New York 10022. Domestic courts in the US and Europe have issued several recent decisions dealing with the enforceability of international arbitral decisions. From enforcing vacated awards, to the treatment of ICSID final awards, to arbitrator independence and sovereign immunity, these cases have affected the landscape for enforcement of international arbitration awards. For more information and to register online>>
March 9 (Thursday), 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ICC Conference in Bogota: Construction Dispute Resolution in Latin America. Club El Nogal Carrera 7º No. 78-96, Bogotá, Colombia. The ICC International Court of Arbitration is co-organizing along with ICC Colombia a Conference on “Construction Dispute Resolution in Latin America” with the institutional support of the Centro de Arbitraje y Conciliación de la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá. For more information and to register online>>
March 13—15 (Monday—Wednesday), 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
ICC Institute Masterclass for Arbitrators. Dechert LLP, 1900 K St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20006-1110. This advanced level training will provide participants with an opportunity to gain a deeper insight into some of the provisions of the ICC Rules of Arbitration while learning about the latest developments and best practices related to serving as an international arbitrator. For more information and to register online>>
March 2-3 (Thursday – Friday), 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CPR’s 2017 Annual Meeting. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables, Florida 33134. This meeting promises to be the latest in a series of exceptionally engaging events. On day one, the panels will begin with “The Rise of the Legal COO” a panel exploring the roles of chief operating officers, in companies and in law firms, as clients and counsel incorporate dispute resolution as an important element of defining value in their relationships. On day two, the panels will continue with breakout sessions including an IP panel addressing the impact of changes in the law, judicial decisions and BREXIT on IP disputes around the world, a Y-ADR Skills Training Session, addressing witness cross-examination in arbitration, and a panel on “The Promise of Online Dispute Resolution”. For more information and to register online>>
March 28 (Tuesday), 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
CPR European Congress on Business Dispute Management. GSK House – 980 Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 9GS, United Kingdom. Meeting panelists and participants will include an outstanding group of in-house counsel, leading practitioners, academics and jurists, as well as international arbitrators and mediators. For more information and to register online>>
April 4 (Tuesday) 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Y – ADR Seminar in Geneva 2017, hosted by White & Case, Quai du Mont-Blanc 5, 1st floor, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland. A panel of in-house counsel will discuss their role in managing international arbitration proceedings. They will share their experience and views on how best they contribute to successful outcomes for their companies. CPR will also present its new “Corporate Counsel Manual for Cross-Border Dispute Resolution” drafted by Members of the CPR Arbitration Committee, a practical tool for all practitioners in international arbitration. For more information and to register online>>
May 16 & 17 (Tuesday – Wednesday). CPR International Mediation Competition. The inaugural edition of this competition will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The first competition will be open to 12 teams from around the world. Pre-registration: Pre-registration is now open and will close by January 15, 2017. To pre-register, complete the pre-registration form here. At this stage, all we require is the name of the coach and very basic information. Early pre-registration will be one of the criteria considered when selecting the teams.
April 26–28 (Wednesday—Friday)
Essential Skills for New and Aspiring Labor Arbitrators: Los Angeles, CA. AAA Los Angeles Office 725 South Figueroa St., Suite 400. A three-day program is designed for advocates interested in becoming labor arbitrators or new labor arbitrators interested in further developing their skills and learning from a panel of successful labor arbitrators on how to build and maintain an arbitration practice. For more information and to register online>>
March 16 (Thursday)
The Global Pound Conference: Los Angeles 2017. University of Southern California, Gould Law School, 699 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, 90089. An event developed to create a conversation about what can be done to improve access to justice and the quality of justice around the world in civil and commercial conflicts. For more information and to register online>>
March 9 (Thursday), 5 to 8 p.m.
Arbitration Conference, hosted by the AFEC in Vienna. The aim of the seminar is to promote arbitration on a national level and to present VIAC as the arbitral institution in Austria. For more information and to register online>>
April 10 (Monday), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The 13th Annual Leading Arbitrators’ Symposium on the conduct of International Arbitration. Grand Hotel Wien, Vienna. Leading international arbitrators and practitioners will discuss four topics of importance to counsel, arbitrators and business people who are involved in the resolution of international commercial disputes through arbitration. This symposium is organized by Juris Conferences. For more information and to register online>>
April 20 (Thursday), 5 to 8 p.m.
Corruption in Arbitration: What Issues Arise and What Role do Arbitrators Play? Offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, One Liberty Plaza, New York, NY. The discussion will touch on arbitrability, the role of arbitrators, burdens of proof, and ethical implications for both counsel and the tribunal. For more information and to register online>>