3rd ICC-CIETAC Joint Conference – International Arbitration without Frontiers

Shanghai, China, • English and Chinese (Mandarin) with simultaneous interpretation

ICC International Court of Arbitration and CIETAC are organizing their traditional joint conference to discuss better and more efficient practices in arbitration.


The conference “International Arbitration without frontiers”, jointly organised by ICC and CIETAC, is a conference to discuss what efforts have been made to create an environment for international arbitration without frontiers and to help the practice of international arbitration to serve the international business community in a more effective and efficient way and finally assist the fulfillment of the mission of the One Belt One Road Initiative.

Who should attend: All in-house counsels, legal practitioners, arbitrators and academics interested in the field of dispute resolution.


09:00-09:10Opening Remarks
09:10-09:50Keynote Speeches
09:50-10:50Session One: The Role and Future Development of Arbitration Institutions in the Context of the One Belt One Road Initiative — Lessons Learned from Dispute Resolutions on the Global Stage
10:50-11:10Coffee Break
11:10-12:10Session Two: International Arbitration – Judicial Perspectives from the Belt and Road
12:10 – 13:30Networking Lunch
13:30 – 14:30Session Three

Session-in-Parallel A – Improving the Transparency and Efficiency of Arbitration Services

Session-in-Parallel B – The Keys to the Appointment of Arbitrators

14:30 – 15:30Session Four
Session-in-Parallel C – Arbitrating Cross-border Engineering Disputes
Session-in-Parallel D – Arbitrating Cross-border Construction Disputes
15:30 – 15:50Coffee Break
15:50 – 16:50Session Five: A Visit to the Recent Changes and Developments in the Practice of ICC and CIETAC Arbitration
16:50 – 17:00Closing Remarks
17:00 – 18:00Cocktail Reception

Logistical notes


Intercontinental Shanghai Pudong, No.777 Zhangyang Road
Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China


To register your attendance, please send the following details: (i) name, (ii) position, (iii) company name, (iv) email address to Wenny.Huang@iccasia.org by 20 June 2017. The seats are limited and first come, first served.