The frontiers of international arbitration - the impact of innovative digital technology and of climate change (Virtual)
19 October 2020 | 14:00 - 17:00


Programme and fees updated on 12 October 2020

14:00 - 14:15 Opening Remarks
  • Mr Alexis Mourre - President, ICC International Court of Arbitration (the "ICC Court")

  • 14:15 - 15:00 ICC Updates - Global, Regional and Hong Kong
  • Dr. Mingchao Fan, Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, North Asia, Shanghai (moderator)
  • Mr. Alexander G. Fessas, Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
  • Ms. Chiann Bao, Vice President, ICC Court; Chair, Task Force on ADR and Arbitration, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (the “ICC Arbitration Commission”), Hong Kong
  • Mr. Robert Pe, ICC Court Member, and Ms. Susan Munro, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson; Co-Chairs, Belt & Road Commission of ICC Court
  • Ms. Pui Ki Ta, Counsel, Secretariat of the ICC Court, Hong Kong
  • Mr. Ronald Sum, Head of Asia Litigation Practice, Addleshaw & Goddard, and Dr Christopher To, Independent Arbitrator and Barrister, Gilt Chambers Co-Chairs, Steering Committee of ICC International Mediation Competition - Hong Kong

  • 15:00 - 16:00 Session 2: What Is Innovative Digital Technology and Will It Transform International Arbitration?
  • Ms. Kim Rooney, ICC Court Member, eBRAM International Online Dispute Resolution Centre Board member (moderator)
  • Mr. Jae Sung Lee, UNCITRAL Legal Officer
  • Mr. Michael McIlwrath Vice President - Global Litigation, Baker Hughes; Chair, The ICC Governing Body for Dispute Resolution Services
  • Professor Maxi Scherer, Professor, Queen Mary, University of London Special Counsel, Wilmer Hale
  • Ms. May Tai, Managing Partner, Asia, Herbert Smith Freehills

  • 16:00 - 17:00 Session 3: International Arbitration of Climate Change Disputes
  • Mr. Rory McAlpine, Head of Asia Pacific Litigation Group, Skadden Arp, Chair ,ICC HK Arbitration & ADR Committee (moderator)
  • Ms. Wendy Miles QC, Co-Chair, Task Force on "Resolving Climate Change Disputes through Arbitration and ADR" ICC Arbitration Commission; Vice President, ICC Court
  • Ms. Jennifer Lim, Senior Associate, Sidley Austin, Singapore
  • Mr. Peter Corne, Office Head, Dorsey & Whitney, Shanghai
  • Professor Gerard Meijer, Dispute Resolution Partner, Linklaters, Amsterdam. Professor of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Mr. Matthew Baird, Environmental and Planning Lawyer in Australia and Asia; Deputy-Chair, Law Asia's Standing Committee on Environmental Law

  • Programme

    14:00pm – 17:00pm (Hong Kong time)

    Registration Fees

    Fees updated on 12 October 2020

    There is a registration fee to attend this event
  • ICC Hong Kong Member: HK$500
  • Non-ICC Hong Kong Member: HK$700
  • Student (proof required): HK$350

  • Virtual attendees: registration closes at 12pm (HKT) on 18 October 2020


    This is now a virtual event (updated on 12 October 2020)

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