The Evolution of Arbitration:

A Sea of Changes and Opportunities for the Future

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Harvard Law School

Austin Hall, Ames Courtroom

Timetable

8:30-9:00 Registration/Breakfast
9:00-9:10 Opening
9:10-9:35 Keynote Remark by Judge Stephen M. Schwebel
9:50-11:00 Navigating a Shifting Terrain in International Arbitration: The In-House Counsel’s Perspective
11:00-11:20 Break
11:20-12:30 Rising Stars: Perspectives from a New Generation of Practitioners
12:30-1:40 Lunch
1:40-2:50 Charting Recent Changes in Damages
2:50-3:10 Break
3:10-4:20 Arbitral Institutions in Ten Years: Regional Challenges and Opportunities
4:30-4:45 Closing Remarks by Mr. Mark Beckett (Cooley LLP, Partner)
5:00-7:00 Reception at the HLS Pub


Please note the timetable is subject to change.

Keynote Speaker

  • Judge Stephen M. Schwebel – The High Tide of International Arbitration and Adjudication

Navigating a Shifting Terrain in International Arbitration: The In-House Counsel’s Perspective

  • Ms Suzana Blades (ConocoPhillips, Associate General Counsel)
  • Ms. Stephanie Fine  (Apple, Legal Counsel, Commercial Litigation)
  • Mr. Jeremy Hannah (General Electric Company (GE), Senior Litigation Counsel)
  • Ms. Sharon Jones (Raytheon, Senior Counsel – Litigation)
  • Moderator: Mr. Govert Coppens (Volterra Fietta)
  • Part of our International Arbitration Workshop

Rising Stars: Perspectives from a New Generation of Practitioners

Charting Recent Changes in Damages

Arbitral Institutions in Ten Years: Regional Challenges and Opportunities

Closing Remarks by Mr. Mark Beckett (Cooley LLP, Partner)

Please note that speakers are subject to change. For questions, please contact hialsa@mail.law.harvard.edu.