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May 24th, 2017

8:30–9:00 AM  Registration

9:00–9:30 AM  Welcome and Opening Remarks
India Johnson,
President and CEO, American Arbitration Association

Teresa E. McCaslin, Chair, Board of Directors, American Arbitration Association   
Gillian Lester, Dean and Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law, Columbia Law School 

Program Introduction
John J. Kerr, Jr., International Arbitrator and Retired Partner of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Moderator  

9:30–10:30 AM  “Quiet Triumph — How Arbitration Changed the World”
Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Film
Introduction and Film Presentation
Kaj Hober, Chair, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Professor of International Investment Law and Trade Law, Uppsala University, Sweden 
Annette Magnusson, Secretary General, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

10:30–11:30 AM  Discussion
Gerald Aksen, Arbitrator, Mediator, former General Counsel, American Arbitration Association
Kaj Hober, Chair, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Professor of International Investment Law and Trade Law, Uppsala University, Sweden 
Annette Magnusson, Secretary General, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
Richard W. Naimark, Senior Vice President of International Projects, American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution

11:30–11:45 AM  Break

11:45 AM–12:45 PM  Getting the Facts Straight — Empirical Data Relating to Arbitration
George A. Bermann, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, Walter Gellhorn Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, Moderator
Christopher R. Drahozal, John H. Rounds Professor of Law, University of Kansas School of Law 
Susan D. Franck, Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law

12:45–1:45 PM  Lunch

1:45–2:45 PM  Ethical Issues in Arbitration — Navigating the Minefield
John Fellas, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Moderator
Catherine A. Rogers, Professor of Law, Penn State Law School; Professor of Ethics, Regulation & the Rule of Law and Director, Institute for Ethics, Regulation & the Rule of Law, Queen Mary, University of London
Paul Friedland, Partner, White & Case

2:45–3:45 PM  The Future of Arbitration — Challenges, Opportunities and Expectations
Eric P. Tuchmann, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Moderator
David W. Rivkin, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton  
The Honourable Justice Kathryn N. Feldman, Court of Appeal for Ontario 

3:45 PM  Conference Concludes

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