On 11 November 2020, and in breaking with tradition, CIArb is delighted to inform you that an online conference will be held in relation to our Virtual Congress 2020, open to both members and non-members of CIArb.
The Virtual Congress Conference will include a variety of online workshops to choose from throughout the day. There will be opportunities to hear about our work on equality, diversity and inclusion in ADR, the work of our Young Members Group (YMG) and a discussion on third party funding as well as other sessions relating to mediation and adjudication.
(*Please note that this programme is subject to change)
10.30am – 11.15am Welcome address by Catherine Dixon, Francis Xavier SC PBM C.Arb FCIArb, Jonathan Wood MCIArb and Marion Smith QC FCIArb
YMG Panel – Virtual internships and announcement of Essay competition winner
Adjudication update by Kim Franklin QC C.Arb FCIArb, Lindy Patterson QC FCIArb, Nicholas Gould FCIArb, and Tom Hawkins FCIArb
Mediation in 2020 and beyond by Andrew Miller QC FCIArb, Dr Isabel Philips, Jane Gunn FCIArb, Leonora Riesenburg FCIArb and Tom Cadman ACIArb (Chair)
13.25pm – 13.55pm Lunch
13.55pm – 15.00pm Diversity in ADR: Beyond the missions statement by Caroline Croft, Ania Farren, Mahnaz Malik, Nasir Khan MBE FCIArb and Lewis Johnston ACIArb (Chair)
15.00pm – 15.15pm Closing remarks
15.15pm – 16.00pm Networking sessions
Cost(s): Attendance to this event is free of charge but pre-registration is a must.
Joining online: This event will start at 10.30am Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Please check your local time-zone.
During registration, please specify which workshop you'd like to attend in the two sessions and we will try our best to allocate you to this group. Alternatively, random allocation will be done - based on the number of attendees - on the day of the event.