The conference will focus on diversity in arbitration : the ethnic, the legal and the gender background of an arbitrator. A panel of experts will share their insights on the equal representation in arbitration.
Joint ICC YAF, YIAG, ICDR Y&I and DIAC
The ICC YAF, YIAG, ICDR Y&I and DIAC are jointly co-organising an event in Dubai on the eve of ICC Conference during Dubai Arbitration Week. The conference is generously sponsored by CiArb and will be held on 15 November.
2.00pm : Coffee and registration
2.30pm : Conference introduction
2.40pm : Keynote speech
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Wahab ,Zulficar & Partners
3.00pm : Panel discussion
Does the ethnic or legal background or the gender of an arbitrator make any difference to the final outcome?
4.00pm : Coffee break
4.15pm : Debate
The Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge does a disservice to aspiring female arbitrators by focusing on gender rather than merit.
5.00pm : ‘ Tylney Hall’ style discussion
5.45pm : Conference ends
Sami Tannous, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Zulficar & Partners
Sally Kotb , Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla
Živa Filipič , International Court Of Arbitration
Caroline Kehoe , Herbert Smith Freehills
Ahmad Ibrahim , Fenwick Elliot
Amani Khalifa , Khalifa & Associates
John Gaffney , Al Tamimi & Co
Alain Farhad , Squire Patton Boggs
Omar Khodeir , Al Tamimi & Co
Laila Al Shentenawi, Al Tamimi & Co
Samantha Lord Hill , Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Robert Stephen , Herbert Smith Freehills
DIFC-LCIA Conference Centre
Dubai International Financial Centre,
Ground Level, Building 4, The Gate District
The conference is free of charge. However, registration is compulsory.
To register and for further information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Newnham :firstname.lastname@example.org