13Apr 19

11th ICC YAF-YAAP Joint Conference Young approaches to arbitration

Vienna, Austria, • English

Join this conference traditionally organized on the occasion of the Vienna Willem C. Vis Moot.


The ICC YAF/YAAP Conference will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, share their experiences and enrich and expand their network.

This conference aims to connect young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel and academics.


7:30 – 7:50Participants registration
7:50 – 8:00Welcoming remarks

Álvaro Aguilar Ojeda, Secretary General of ICC Peru (Lima)

8:00 – 9:00Panel on “Arbitration in the digital era”
9:00 – 9:15Conclusions and closing remarks

Briana Canorio, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Petroperú (Lima)


Carolina ArroyoAndrade Veloz (Quito)
José Ignacio García CuetoClifford Chance US LLP (Washington D.C. / Barcelona)
José María De La JaraAmerican Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative – Lima (Lima)
José EspinozaAcademic Director of the Instituto Peruano de Arbitraje (Lima)
Carolina PosadaPosse Herrera Ruíz (Bogota)

Call for ideas

Submission Deadline: Wednesday 3 April 2019

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum is calling for previously unpublished articles exploring innovating ideas on international arbitration.

All submissions meeting the criteria set forth below will be considered in an anonymous review process for the author’s participation as speaker during the upcoming ICC YAF-YAAP conference “Young approaches to arbitration”.


Eligible Contributors:

Arbitration practitioners and students under the age of 40.

Submission: Form and Content Requirements:


Length: Between 2,000 and 4,000 characters, including spaces.

Topic: Any area of the law and practice of international commercial arbitration.

Language: English.

Form: .doc/.docx-file, all personal information discarded.

Abstract & CV: Authors shall include a brief abstract, not exceeding 200 words, and a CV.


Anonymous Review Process:

Following the submission deadline, various members of the ICC Secretariat, the ICC case teams and the ICC YAF Regional Coordinators’ Committees will review submissions on an anonymous basis for their scientific value and select the best, novel ideas.



Submissions and any questions regarding this call for papers shall be sent, by no later than Wednesday 3 April 2019, to iccyaf@iccwbo.org.


Publication of Results:

The ICC YAF will inform those authors whose contributions have been selected and invite them to prepare a brief presentation on the topic of their submission, to be held at the ICC YAF-YAAP conference in Vienna on Saturday 13 April 2019.

Logistical notes


Vienna Ballhaus

Berggasse 5

1090 Wien



You can register using this link or by sending an e-mail with your contact details (full name, firm/institution, email) to Mrs Denise Schwendenwein.

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