Making Arbitration Work in a Changing World
A Pacific View
A perfect add-on to the Sydney ICCA Congress, the AMINZ-ICCA International Arbitration Day programme is a boutique event to allow you to complement your learning in Sydney, network and have a working holiday in New Zealand.
The programme planning is led by working group chair Sir David A R Williams QC. Other members of programme committee are: Deborah Hart, Simon Foote, Wendy Miles, QC, and John Walton.
The working group members are Sir David A R Williams QC, Dr Petra Butler, Simon Foote, James Hosking, Derek Johnston, Daniel Kalderimis, Paul Key QC, Wendy Miles QC, Audley Sheppard QC, Joe Smouha QC and John Walton.
- April 19, 1pm – 5.30pm: International Arbitration in the Pacific: Charting a Course for the Future, Heritage Hotel.
- April 19, 4pm – 5.30pm: Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop “Careers in Arbitration – An International Perspective”, Sponsored by Bankside Chambers, Heritage Hotel.
- April 19, 7.30pm – late: Casual wine and food experience at Gibbston Valley Winery with traditional Māori welcome. Sponsored by Chapman Tripp.
- April 20, 9am – 5.45pm: Making Arbitration Work in a Changing World: A Pacific View,Heritage Hotel.
- April 20, 7.30pm Gala dinner at Mount Soho Winery. The winery boasts outstanding wines, which will be served all night at the dinner, together with a gourmet dining experience. Sponsored by Debevoise & Plimpton.
- A partner programme for April 20.
The presenters include:
- New Zealand Governor General, Dame Patsy Reddy
- New Zealand Attorney General, Hon Christopher Finlayson QC
- ICCA President, Donald Donovan
- Incoming ICCA President, Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler
- Past Chair of the UN Security Council, Hon. Justice Gerard Van Bohemen
- Sir David A R Williams QC
- AMINZ President, John Walton
- James Hosking
- Jeremy Johnson
- Daniel Kalderimis
- Neil Kaplan QBE QC SBS
- Assoc. Prof. Amokura Kawharu
- Judith Levine
- Assoc. Prof. Cathy Irons
- Wendy Miles QC
- Sir Bernard Rix
- Audley Sheppard
More presenters will be announced.
- International law, the Rule of Law and the importance of solving international disputes peaceably
- Climate Change Disputes and the Rights of Affected Populations
- International arbitration in a Brave Uncertain New World
- An arbitration centre for the South Pacific
- Answers to thorny issues:
Should appeals with leave of the court be abolished?
Do we need emergency arbitrators?
Should we restrict challenges by having an indemnity cost rule?
Confidentiality – is it a necessary evil?
- Korero – A Touch of Kiwi
AMINZ Arbitration Appeals Tribunal
Arbitration of Trust Disputes
Treaty of Waitangi and resolution of Maori disputes?
New frontiers in the Pacific and / or Antarctica