30Jun 18

ICC YAF North Asia Regional Conference

Beijing, China, • English

The North Asia Chapter of ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) invites you to attend its North Asia Regional Conference.


The ICC YAF North Asia Regional Conference is organized every two years in a different city of North Asia.

This half-day conference will feature a diverse set of panels including coffee breaks and drinks, allowing for networking opportunities.

Who should attend?

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


13:30-13:35Opening Remarks by ICC
13:35-13:40Welcome Remarks by ICC China
13:40-14:00Keynote Speech on Career Development and Education by Philip Yang
14:00-14:3060 Minutes Around the Region Part 1: An Overview of YAF Events in Asia
14:30-15:30Special Focus: Risk and Dispute Management in the Context of China-US Trade Conflicts — A Dialogue between Mr. Tao and His GC Friends from an Asian Perspective
15:30-15:50Coffee Break
15:50-16:50Debate: This House Believes that ISDS Reform Should Introduce Investment Courts to Replace Investment Arbitration
16:50-17:2060 Minutes Around the Region Part 2: A Collection of Mooting Competitions and An Introduction to Young Practitioners’ Groups in the Region
17:20-17:30Closing by ICC YAF


Speakers will be announced shortly.

Logistical notes


Guidu Hotel Beijing

No.217, Guanganmennei Street, Xicheng District

Beijing, China


Please send your contact details including name and company/institute with the subject “YAF North Asia” to Mingchao.fan@iccasia.org by 25 June 2018. Seats are limited.

For further information, please contact

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