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SECOND ANNUAL ARMENIAN
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CONFERENCE

Following the resounding success of last year’s Inaugural Armenia International Arbitration Conference, we are delighted to announce the Second Annual Armenian International Arbitration Conference.Held in Yerevan, Armenia, on September 4th, the conference aims to bring together a diverse array of arbitration and legal professionals, academics, business representatives, and other stakeholders to delve into unique and relevant topics such as:

Arbitration dynamic

Navigating opportunities and challenges in developing economies

Unlocking the potential

Technologies shaping the future of arbitration

Courts and arbitration

Collaborative assistance or intrusive intervention?

Mediation

Could mediation supersede arbitration or emerge as a formidable competitor?

Speakers

hanessian

Grant Hanessian

Keynote speaker

Agenda

OPENING CEREMONY

9:30-10:00
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
10:00-10:10
WELCOME AND PRESENTATION OF THE PROGRAM
10:10-10:30
OPENING REMARKS
10:30-10:45
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

PLENARY SESSIONS

10:45-11:45
SESSION 1: ARBITRATION DYNAMICS: NAVIGATING OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING ECONOMIES
11:45-12:00
Coffee Break
12:00-13:00
SESSION 2. UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL: TECHNOLOGIES
13:00-14:00
Lunch Break
14:00-15:00
SESSION 3: COURTS AND ARBITRATION - COLLABORATIVE ASSISTANCE OR INTRUSIVE INTERVENTION?
15:20-16:20
SESSION 4: COULD MEDIATION SUPERSEDE ARBITRATION OR EMERGE AS A FORMIDABLE COMPETITOR?
16:20-16:30
CONCLUDING SESSION

END OF CONFERENCE

16:30-18:00
COCKTAIL RECEPTION

This conference will serve as a platform to foster discussions and exchange knowledge on various aspects of international arbitration.Join us for insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and exploration of the latest trends in international arbitration and mediation.The conference will be conducted primarily in English, with simultaneous translation services available in Armenian.


Stay tuned for updates on our speakers and detailed program.Participation in the conference is free with prior registration. Secure your spot now by registering (https://forms.gle/XiEGYJqq3ozHZaX46) until the 15th of August.


For inquiries and further information, please contact us at: amca@amca.am+37411201410.

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Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to expand your horizons and connect with industry leaders.We look forward to welcoming you to the Second Annual Armenian International Arbitration Conference!

Grant Hanessian is the President of the AMCA Arbitration Council.  Mr. Hanessian is an independent arbitrator in New York, specializing in international, investor-state and complex commercial disputes.  He is Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School, where he teaches International Commercial Arbitration and the LL.M. International Arbitration Practicum, and he teaches International Investment Law and Arbitration in the LL.M. program at Yerevan State University. 

 

Prior to July 2020, Mr. Hanessian was a partner at Baker McKenzie, where he practiced for 33 years, and served as global co-head of the firm’s International Arbitration Practice, head of its International Arbitration Practice in North America and head of its New York office Litigation Department. Mr. Hanessian served as U.S. member of the ICC’s International Court of Arbitration in Paris from 2015 to 2021 and as chair of the Arbitration Committee of the U.S. Council for International Business (U.S. national committee of the ICC) and a member of the ICC’s Commission on Arbitration and its Task Forces on Arbitration and Financial Institutions and Arbitration Involving States or State Entities. 

 

Mr. Hanessian is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute’s Panel of Arbitrators, the AAA-ICDR’s International Advisory Committee, Publications Committee and Advisory Committee on Brazil,  former Vice President (for U.S.) of the LCIA’s North American Users’ Council and founding board member of the New York International Arbitration Center.  He is a frequent speaker at arbitration conferences and law schools around the world.  He has written more than 40 articles and book chapters on international dispute resolution topics and served as editor or co-editor of The Leading Arbitrators’ Guide to International Arbitration (Juris, 4th ed.), ICDR Awards and Commentaries Vol. I and II (Juris),  International Arbitration Checklists (Juris, 3rd ed.), Gulf War Claims Reporter (ILI/Kluwer), Baker & McKenzie’s International Arbitration Yearbook and International Litigation & Arbitration Newsletter.