ICC YAF: Need for speed in international commercial arbitration?

Warsaw, Poland, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference in Warsaw, Poland on May 17th 2017. GESSEL Attorneys at law is generously sponsoring this conference.


The ICC YAF conference will focus on instruments which are aimed at speeding up arbitration proceedings. In particular, the speakers will share their experience in the area of emergency arbitrator and fast track proceedings. Furthermore, they will discuss matters related to enforcement of interim and final awards issued under expedited procedures – also in the light of the recent amendments to the ICC Rules.

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.


15:30-15:50Registration & welcome coffee
15:50-16:00Welcome remarks from Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, GESSEL and a representative of ICC YAF
16:00-17:50Panel discussion
17:50-18:00Closing remarks followed by cocktails


Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel KaliszGessel, Warsaw
Ileana M. SmeureanuJones Day, Paris
Ulrich KopetzkiPLATTE, Vienna
Natalia JodłowskaGessel, Warsaw
Stamatios TsetosLeboulanger & Associés, Paris; Tsetos & Leboulanger, Athens
Volodymyr YaremkoSayenko Kharenko, Kyiv

Logistical notes

GESSEL Attorneys at Law
39 Sienna Street, Warsaw Towers, XV floor
Warsaw, Poland


Please register by e-mail to k.gonet@gessel.pl until May 15th 2017

For further information, please contact

  • Karolina Gonet
  • +48 22 318 69 66
  • Assistant
  • Natalia Jodłowska
  • +48 22 318 69 67
  • Attorney at law
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