2020 Program

OPENING MEETING

Daniel Cohen
Professor at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
President of the Arbitration Academy

INAUGURAL LECTURE

  • “Artificial intelligence and legal decision making in international arbitration”
    Maxi Scherer
    Professor in International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law at Queen Mary University of London 
    Partner at WilmerHale

THE BERTHOLD GOLDMAN LECTURE

  • “The legacy of a landmark award : Dow Chemical” 
    Bernard Hanotiau
    Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Louvain (Belgium)
    Partner at Hanotiau & van den Berg

GENERAL COURSE

  • “The Autonomy of International Arbitration”
    George Bermann
    Professor of Law at Columbia Law School of New York

SPECIAL COURSES

  • “Contractual issues in International Commercial Arbitration”
    Laurent Aynès
    Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne 
    Partner at Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier
  • “Resolution of Disputes in the Energy sector in Latin America”
    Cecilia Azar Manzur
    Research Professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
    Partner at Galicia
  • “The legal significance of the arbitral seat”
    Sylvain Bollée
    Professor of Law at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • “An overview of OHADA arbitration”
    Gaston Kenfack Douajni
    Professor of Business and Arbitration Law (OHADA Law) at the National School of Administration and Magistracy of Yaoundé 
    Professor of Business and Arbitration Law at the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC) at the University of Yaoundé II
  • “Dispute Management and resolution in Construction with a focus on FIDIC forms of Contract”
    Aisha Nadar
    Consultant at Advokatfirman Runeland AB, Stockholm, Sweden
    Speaker at universities and specialized conferences on construction contracts and dispute resolution
  • “Reaching a Decision in Arbitration: from the Organisation of the Evidentiary Process to the Drafting of the Award”
    Jean François Tossens
    Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Université Catholique de Louvain – UCL – (Belgium)
    Partner at Tossens Goldman Gonne

SEMINARS

  • Seminar on ICC Arbitration Practice
    Alexander G. Fessas
    Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration
    Ana Serra e Moura
    Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Seminar on SIAC Arbitration Practice
    Kevin Nash
    Deputy Registrar and Centre Director of the SIAC
    Qian Wu
    Legal Counsel
  • Seminar on Quantum
    Andrew Flower
    Managing Director – Alvarez & Marsal
  • Seminar – Presentation of the UNCITRAL Secretariat Guide on the New York Convention and the newyorkconvention1958.org website
    Benjamin Siino
    Partner at Shearman & Sterling