In addition to the numerous local and regional YAF events held in all corners of the globe, the ICC YAF hosts a global conference every two years. This year, the Global Conference will be held in New York City, at the prestigious Columbia Law School. The conference will feature a keynote address by renowned arbitrator Jan Paulsson, special speeches by José Ricardo Feris, outgoing Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Secretariat, and Erin Gleason Alvarez, Assistant Vice President and Global Head of ADR Programs at AIG, and an interview of Columbia Professor George Bermann. The conference will also feature panel discussions, debates, and workshops on Third Party Funding and Damages, along with a special session called, “Friday Night Live”. A fun social evening programme will allow for more networking.
Who should attend?
This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. This ICC YAF Global Conference is a unique opportunity for YAF members from all over the world to meet peers from all Chapters. Young practitioners from all continents will gather to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and share some fun together.