Conference Program

Global Voices in International Arbitration:
A Dialogue Among Multiple Stakeholders

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Harvard Law School

Timetable

8:30-9:00 Registration/Breakfast
9:00-9:10 Opening
9:10-9:35 Keynote Remark by Mr. Hewitt Pate (Chevron Vice President & General Counsel)
9:50-11:05 In-House Counsel’s Perspective on International Arbitration Panel
11:20-12:35 Transforming Institutions in Investor-State Dispute Settlement Panel
12:35-1:35 Lunch
1:35-1:45 Faculty Remark by Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies & Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law William Alford
1:45-2:30 Keynote Remark by Mr. Jan Paulsson (Three Crowns, Founding Partner, Washington D.C.)
2:45-4:00 Cross-Cultural Advocacy Panel
4:15-5:30 Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration Panel
5:30-5:40 Closing Remarks by Mr. Jonathan I. Blackman (Cleary Gottlieb, Partner, London & New York)
6:00-8:00 Reception at the HLS Pub


Please note the timetable is subject to change.

Keynote Speakers

In-House Counsel’s Perspective on International Arbitration Panel

  • Ms. Elizabeth Devaney (Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Senior Corporate Counsel–Litigation)
  • Ms. Elisabeth Eljuri (Sierra Oil & Gas, Vice President, Chief Negotiator, and Chief Legal Officer)
  • Ms. Kelly Herrera (ConocoPhillips, Senior Counsel)
  • Mr. Jose Martin (Chevron, Managing Counsel)
  • Moderator: Mr. Hugh Carlson (Three Crowns, Director of Practice & Senior Associate, Washington D.C.)
  • Part of our International Arbitration Workshop

Transforming Institutions in Investor-State Dispute Settlement Panel

  • Ms. Claudia Annacker (Cleary Gottlieb, Partner, Paris)
  • Mr. José Angelo Estrella Faria (United Nations Office of Legal Affairs International Trade Law Division (UNCITRAL Secretariat), Senior Legal Officer)
  • Mr. Michele Potestà (Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Senior Associate, Geneva)
  • Ms. Lisa Sachs (Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Director)
  • Mr. André von Walter (Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission, Legal Counsel and Negotiator)
  • Moderator: Mr. Pedro Arcoverde (ICC International Court of Arbitration, Deputy Counsel)
  • Supported by  

Cross-Cultural Advocacy Panel

Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration Panel

 

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