Sixteenth Annual Leading Arbitrators’ Symposium

Monday 29 March 2021 – Vienna Austria
Grand Hotel Wien
Kärntner Ring 9, 1010 Wien, Austria


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Sixteenth Annual Leading Arbitrators Symposium

*Fourteenth Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration

*ONLY available to Full-Time Academics, Government Employees, and Full-Time In-House Corporate Counsel.

Financial Aid:
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Continuing Legal Education: Earn 7 hours of NYS CLE credit (transitional and non-transitional) in the Areas of Professional Practice.

Student Rate:
For full-time students only; e-mail copy of current student ID with registration form to: for current rate and questions.


JURIS Conferences LLC is pleased to present its Sixteenth Annual Leading Arbitrators’ Symposium on the Conduct of International Arbitration. Leading international arbitrators and practitioners will discuss, in Socratic form, four topics of importance to counsel, arbitrators, and business people who are involved in the resolution of international commercial disputes through arbitration.

08:00 – 09:00 Registration Networking Tea/Coffee
09:00 – 10:30 Working Session 1: Initial Organization of Arbitral Proceedings

Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof (Discussion Leader) – Director General,  London Court of International Arbitration, London
Carmen Nuñez-Lagos – Independent Arbitrator, Paris
Shelby Grubbs – Partner, Miller & Martin, Atlanta
Nathalie Voser – Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer, Zurich
Wulf Gordian Hauser – Partner, Hauser Partners, Vienna
Vladimir Khvalei – Partner, Baker McKenzie, Moscow
Mark Morril – Independent Arbitrator, New York

10:30 – 11:00   Coffee/Tea Break

11:00 – 12:30   Working Session 2: Effective Presentation of Evidence

Kathleen Paisley (Discussion Leader) – Partner, Ambos NBGO, Brussels
Patricia Shaughnessy – Stockholm University, Stockholm
Maria Beatrice Deli – Segretario Generale, Associazione Italiana per l’Arbitrato, Rome
Thomas D. Halket – Partner, Halket Weitz, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, New York
Lawrence Newman – Of Counsel, Baker McKenzie, New York

12:30 – 14:00   Networking Luncheon

14:00 – 15:30  Working Session 3: Next Generation Leading Arbitrators

Filip Boras (Discussion Leader) – Partner, Baker McKenzie, Vienna
Catherine Anne Kunz – Partner, Lalive, Geneva
Simon Gabriel – Gabriel Arbitration AG, Zurich
Anna-Maria Tamminen – Partner, Hannes Snellman, Helsinki

15:30 – 16:00   Networking Coffee/Tea Break

16:00 – 17:30  Working Session 4: Tribunal Deliberations and Dynamics

Grant Hanessian (Discussion Leader) – Partner, Baker McKenzie, New York
Andrew Aglionby – Arbitration Chambers, London and Hong Kong
Dominique Brown Berset – Partner, Brown and Page, Geneva
Nikolaus Pitkowitz – Partner, Graf & Pitkowitz, Vienna
Daniel Hochstrasser – Partner, Bär & Karrer AG, Zurich
Colm Ó hOisín SC – Independent Arbitrator, Dublin
William Bassler – Independent Arbitrator, New York

17:30 – 20:00 Cocktail Reception compliments of Hauser Partners
in the rooms of the
Jockey Club for Austria
Schubertring 4, 1010 Wien