ICC YAF “Arbitration in tourism projects in the Latin-American region”

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, • Spanish

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference on the occasion of the VII Central American Convention of Arbitration Centers “Efficient Management of Arbitral Proceedings: Challenges and Opportunities”.


This ICC YAF Conference organized with the institutional support of ICC Dominican Republic, the Chamber of Commerce and Production of Santo Domingo and the Centre of Alternative Dispute Resolution will include discussions related to disputes in the tourism sector the validity of the arbitration agreement in such contracts, and a case study, among others.

Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.


14:30-15:00Participants registration
15:00-15:10Welcoming remarks
15:10-16:10Roundtable on “Heterogeneity in tourism conflicts”
16:10-16:30Coffee Break
16:30-17:30Case Study on “the arbitral clause in adhesion tourism conflicts”
17:30-18:00Conclusions and closing remarks


Roberto BermejoBermejo & Asociados
Leidylin ContrerasDeputy Director of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Dominican Republic
Rosa DíazJiménez Cruz Peña
Noelia EspinalesRepresentative of the ERA Pledge for Nicaragua; Legal 505
Pedro IzquierdoWhite & Case
Cristina LópezICC YAF Representative for Latin America; LOVILL
Edson LópezICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Integrum
Marcos PeñaMember of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Dominican Republic; Jiménez Cruz Peña
José PereyóQuinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Yine Rodríguez PérezHogan Lovell US LLP
Betty SotoGeneral Coordinator of ICC Dominican Republic

Logistical notes


Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort, 23000, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.


Contact us

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 203 9152
  • Project Officer
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