Friday, April 19
- Conference “Prequel”:
An Introduction to International Arbitration: What Every Practitioner in Today’s Global Economy Should Know: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.Location: This session only will be held at One Atlantic Center, 1201 W. Peachtree St. All other conference events, with the exception of the reception and dinner at The Carter Center on April 22, will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel-Atlanta, 75 14th Street NE.
Sunday, April 21
- Opening Reception – Four Seasons Hotel-Atlanta: 6:00 p.m.
Monday, April 22
- Opening Remarks: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
- Fighting (and Defending) the Leviathan: Arbitrations Involving Sovereigns and State-Owned Entities: 9:00-10:30 a.m.
- Networking Break: 10:30-11:00 a.m.
- A Peek Behind the Curtain: A Roundtable Featuring Some of the World’s Leading Arbitrators: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
- Luncheon with Speaker (Ambassador Andrew J. Young): 12:45-2:00 p.m.
- Third-Party Funding of Arbitration: The Future of Global Dispute Resolution or an Ethical Black Hole?: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
- Networking Break: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
- Arbitration and Asia: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
- Reception & Dinner at The Carter Presidential Center: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (reception and presidential museum tours); 7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (dinner)
Tuesday, April 23
- Crafting Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Cross-Border Business Contracts: Leveraging Party Autonomy to Reduce Risk, Improve Outcomes and Lower Costs: 8:30-10:00 a.m.
- Networking Break: 10:00-10:30 a.m.
- What is My Award Worth? And What Can I Do Before, During and After an Arbitration to Make Sure I Get Paid?: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
- Luncheon: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
- Obtaining Evidence in the U.S. for Arbitrations Abroad: Practical Lessons on When and How To Use Section 1782: 1:30-3:00 p.m.
- Networking Break: 3:00-3:30 p.m.
- Managing A Procedural Menu With Common Law and Civil Law Offerings – All About “Americanization” and “Civil-ization”: 3:30-5:00 p.m.
- Closing Remarks