EVENT Feb. 2021: International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Symposium: New Directions in International Arbitration & Mediation
The Annual International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Symposium: New Directions in International Arbitration & Mediation was held on Friday, February 19 and Friday, February 26, 2021 . The event is organized by Washington University in St. Louis School of Law’s Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program and Whitney R. Harris Institute, and is again co-sponsored by the American Branch of the International Law Association, United States Arbitration & Mediation (USA&M), and NAB YMG.
This year’s program featured a keynote address by ABILA Vice-President Prof. Chiara Giorgetti’s on Looking at the Future: Reflecting on the Reform Process in Investor-State Dispute Settlement. A panel discussed led by Prof. Frédéric G. Sourgens (Washburn University School of Law) expanded on the keynote and further explored how non-arbitration modes of dispute resolution will begin to play an increased role in international dispute resolution. The second day of the Symposium featured a panel discussion by ABILA Secretary M. Imad Khan on anticipated developments in U.S. arbitration law in light of recent developments and circuit splits on an array of arbitration topics.
Additional speakers included:
- Kun Fan (The University of New South Wales – Law)\
- Won Kidane (Seattle University School of Law)
- Viren Mascarenhas (King & Spalding)
- Judge Lawrence Mooney (JAMS)
- Hannah Tümpel (United World Colleges)
- Gretta Walters (Chaffetz Lindsey)
Recordings of the keynote and panel discussions can be found at: https://law.wustl.edu/faculty-and-research/whitney-r-harris-world-law-institute/iadr-symposium/.