Steering committee members:

  • Talin Hitik, Independent Practitioner and Executive Director of the Armenia Center for Dispute Resolution, Chicago
  • Mushegh Manukyan, Three Crowns, Washington DC

Kindly guided by:

  • Young ICCA Co-chair Camilla Gambarini (Withers LLP, London)
  • Young ICCA Co-chair Panagiotis Chalkias (White & Case, Geneva)
  • Young ICCA Events Coordinator Ana Coimbra Trigo (PLMJ Advogados, Lisbon)

Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop on Oral Advocacy in International Arbitration

Date: Wednesday, 4 September 2019
Time: 9:00 - 12:15
Venue: American University of Armenia, 40 Marshall Bagramyan Avenue, Armenia

We are pleased to invite you to attend a Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop taking place in Yerevan, Armenia on 4 September 2019, from 9:00 am to 12:15pm. Directly following the workshop, there will be a conference on “Investment Disputes and Armenia” held in Manoogian Hall of American University of Armenia. This conference is free and open to the general public, but separate registration is required. For more information and to register, please go to www.armeniaarbitration.org/events

The topic of the Young ICCA workshop is “Oral Advocacy in International Arbitration”. It will start with a panel session composed of experienced arbitration practitioners addressing oral advocacy in international arbitration, particularly oral submissions. A second panel session will follow, ending with a cross-examination demonstration session, during which the faculty members will put their cross-examination skills to the test.

The faculty members are:
•    Teddy Baldwin, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, DC, USA
•    Mark Berberian, Analysis Group, Chicago, USA
•    Gigi D’Souza, Secretariat International, New York, USA
•    Hayk Kupeliants, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, London 
•    Mushegh Manukyan, Three Crowns, Washington, DC, USA
•    Harout J. Samra, DLA Piper, Miami, USA
•    Diana Tsutieva, Foley Hoag, Washington, DC, USA

The workshop is kindly hosted and co-organized by the LL.M. Program of the American University of Armenia, located at 40 Marshall Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan, and will be sponsored by the LL.M. Program of the American University of Armenia.

Additional information: Coffee will be served during registration and between panels.

Application and registration: There are 40 spots available and 20 of them are reserved for Young ICCA members. Participants will generally be confirmed on a first come first served basis.

To apply, please send a short email captioned “Young ICCA workshop in Yerevan” stating your interest along with your CV to adr@aua.am

All participants are expected to bear their costs of transportation to, from and within Yerevan, as well as incidental expenses. They are further responsible for any necessary visa arrangements.

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